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  • Sat., Apr. 26, 2014 8:00AM - 6:00PM CDT Packers Pro Shop Tent Sale

    The sale is taking place earlier than in previous years, due to the construction at Lambeau Field and the work that the Pro Shop team must complete in preparation for the new store, which will open this summer. Visitors to Lambeau Field should enter the Atrium through the Oneida Nation Gate. Parking is available in the lot on Lambeau Field’s east side near the Oneida Nation Gate, which can be accessed off Oneida Street and Lombardi Avenue.

    The sale will feature the traditional mix of Pro Shop items greatly reduced in price and other special purchases.

    The team’s football operations staff also has provided Packers team apparel no longer in use, including a large assortment of t-shirts, shorts, jackets, jerseys and pants. Some items are practice-worn gear not normally available in the Pro Shop.

    The tent sale began in 1994 in the parking lot outside the former Pro Shop on the north end of Lambeau Field and grew into a popular event. Now in its 11th year in the Atrium, the tent sale also was held in the west side stadium concourse in previous years.

     
  • Sat., May. 10, 2014 7:00PM CDT Eddie Lacy appearance 22nd Annual Doug Jirschele Memorial Sports Award Banquet
  • Sat., Jun. 07, 2014 8:30AM - 3:30PM CDT JPP Kids Clinic

    The 17th annual Junior Power Pack Kids Clinic is set for Saturday, June 7, 2014 in the Don Hutson Center with sessions ranging from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    The Junior Power Pack Clinic gives members ages 5-14 years old the opportunity to practice football skills and drills with other Packers backers and a few up-and-coming Packers players.  Parents/Guardians are welcome to come and watch their child/ren participate in the clinic. 

    Members may choose one of three sessions to attend:

    • Session 1 – 8:30 to 10 a.m.
    • Session 2 – 11 to 12:30 p.m.
    • Session 3 – 2 to 3:30 p.m.


    The event will be held inside the Don Hutson Center, the Packers indoor practice facility. Parking for the event is available in the lot on Lambeau Field’s east side near the Oneida Nation Gate.  

    The Junior Power Pack Clinic is a member’s only event and will have a registration fee of $5.

    Deadline to register:

    • New Members – May 11, 2014
    • Current Members – May 18, 2014


    To sign up to become a member of the Junior Power Pack and receive an invitation to the clinic fans can go to www.packers.com/jpp.

     
  • Sat., Jun. 14, 2014 2:30PM CDT Jerry Parins Cruise for Cancer

    The eleventh annual Jerry Parins Cruise for Cancer motorcycle ride will be held, rain or shine, on Saturday, June 14, 2014. The ride will start at Vandervest Harley-Davidson (1966 Velp Avenue, Green Bay) and will make a fun-filled stop at the Seymour Fireman's Picnic, held at the Outagamie County Fairgrounds in Seymour.

    Ride Day Schedule

    • 9-10:30 am: Registration at Vandervest Harley-Davidson, Geen Bay
    • 11 am: Depart Vandervest Harley-Davidson, Green Bay
    • 12 pm: Arrive in Seymour. Enjoy food, beverages, entertainment and a short program.
    • 2:30 pm: Party kicks off at the new South Endzone Festival Foods MVP Deck at Lambeau Field! Guests can access the space by way of the Shopko Gate. See the field and enjoy the atmosphere from this beautiful indoor/outdoor space newly opened and accessed by very few. The party will include silent and live auction, food, beverages, music and merchandise available for purchase.


    More information: http://cruiseforcancer.org/

     

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One last look: Packers need a road win

Posted Oct 12, 2013

Four straight road losses a rarity in McCarthy era

GREEN BAY—Sunday’s game in Baltimore is about many things to the Packers – facing the defending champions, trying to get above .500 for the first time this year, and starting the right way for what might be a month or more without defensive star Clay Matthews.

But one thing may rank above all of that – simply getting a win on the road.

“It’s been awhile,” veteran defensive lineman Ryan Pickett said. “It’s been too long.”

Yes, it has. The Packers have lost four straight on the road since clinching the NFC North title at Chicago last December. They lost a chance at a first-round bye with a last-second defeat in Minnesota, saw their season end in the playoffs at San Francisco, lost the return trip to the Bay Area to open 2013 and then blew a 16-point, second-half lead in Cincinnati.

Mike McCarthy built a reputation early in his head-coaching career for having success on the road, and his Packers have had only one previous road losing streak this long. Green Bay lost five straight on the road in 2008 in finishing 6-10, McCarthy’s only sub-.500 campaign.

Interestingly, the only other time McCarthy’s Packers lost even three straight on the road came in 2010, right before the team promptly became road warriors in the playoffs with three straight wins to reach the Super Bowl.

The current rough road stretch actually dates back to the loss in Kansas City in Week 15 of 2011 that ended the Packers’ attempt at a perfect season.

Beginning with the playoff run the previous year, the road winning streak had reached 10 before visiting the Chiefs, but then the magic wore off. That trip began a dismal stretch during which Green Bay is just 4-8 in its last 12 road games. The frustrations have included the “Fail Mary” in Seattle and second-half meltdowns in Indianapolis, in the playoffs at San Francisco and three weeks ago in Cincy.

On the flip side, since that infamous Kansas City game, the Packers have gone 12-2 at home and are currently riding a 10-game winning streak at Lambeau Field.

“We’ve been winning, but not on the road,” Pickett said. “We have to get this win and we’ve got to get it going. We’ve been a good road team in the past, and we have to get that back.”

McCarthy said this week he doesn’t care where any given game is played, but he also acknowledged how uplifting a significant road win can be. Last year, the Packers used a big road win at previously unbeaten Houston in Week 6 – following consecutive road losses at Seattle and Indy – to jump start their run to the division title.

With all three NFC North road trips remaining on this year’s schedule, the time to turn around the road woes is now.

There’s some history to overcome in this particular matchup with the Ravens, however.

First and foremost, Baltimore under John Harbaugh is a perfect 10-0 at home against NFC opponents. The streak actually pre-dates Harbaugh and is at 13 straight, with Carolina the last NFC team to beat the Ravens in Baltimore, back in 2006.

Second, the Packers don’t have the most impressive track record when facing the defending Super Bowl champions the year after their title.

McCarthy is 0-2, having lost to Pittsburgh in 2009 and the New York Giants last year, and the franchise as a whole is just 6-15 in the regular season (7-17 including playoff matchups).

Some of those wins are among the most memorable in team history. There was the 48-47 Monday night shootout over Washington in 1983 at Lambeau and the 27-17 road upset of the 49ers in the 1995 playoffs.

Just a decade ago, the Packers also finished a three-year streak of knocking off the defending champions when they beat Tampa Bay in 2003. That followed wins over the Patriots in 2002 and the, ahem, Ravens in 2001.

“We need to go get a road win,” receiver Jordy Nelson said. “It’ll be a tough stadium to play in. It’ll be a good team to go against, and we need to get a good win on the road and keep the momentum.”

For all of your Packers-Ravens preview headlines, go to the Game Center.

 
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