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  • Thu., Apr. 17, 2014 6:00PM - 8:30PM CDT Tailgate Tour: Superior party

    The Green Bay Packers announced plans for the ninth ‘Green Bay Packers Tailgate Tour,’ set for April 15-19. This year’s tour includes two stops in Michigan, in addition to three Wisconsin stops, to visit with fans and thank them in person for their support.

    Tour celebrities will include Packers President/CEO Mark Murphy, players Jarrett Bush, Brad Jones and Mason Crosby, and Packers alumni Paul Coffman, Lynn Dickey and James Lofton.

    The tailgate parties will welcome the players and alumni arriving at each location at 6 p.m., and will run until 8:30 p.m., except in Merrill, where the tailgate party will take place from 12:30 to 3 p.m. A local non-profit organization will host each party which will feature food, giveaways, question-and-answer sessions and autographs. Tailgate party tickets cost $30.

    General admission tickets also will be available for $5, which includes access to the Q-and-A sessions as well as tailgate party activities. Food and beverage will be available for purchase. Due to space limitations, no general admission tickets will be available in Ironwood. 

    One hundred percent of the Tailgate Tour proceeds will benefit the hosting organizations.

    Tickets for the tailgate parties at all locations will go on sale Friday, Feb. 28. ‘Green Bay Packers Tailgate Tour’ tailgate party locations, hosting organizations and ticket information are as follows:

    Superior: Superior High School. To benefit the National Bank Commerce Spartan Sports Complex. Tickets on sale at Screen Graphics, 1327 Banks Ave., Superior.

  • Fri., Apr. 18, 2014 6:00PM - 8:30PM CDT Tailgate Tour: Rice Lake party

    The Green Bay Packers announced plans for the ninth ‘Green Bay Packers Tailgate Tour,’ set for April 15-19. This year’s tour includes two stops in Michigan, in addition to three Wisconsin stops, to visit with fans and thank them in person for their support.

    Tour celebrities will include Packers President/CEO Mark Murphy, players Jarrett Bush, Brad Jones and Mason Crosby, and Packers alumni Paul Coffman, Lynn Dickey and James Lofton.

    The tailgate parties will welcome the players and alumni arriving at each location at 6 p.m., and will run until 8:30 p.m., except in Merrill, where the tailgate party will take place from 12:30 to 3 p.m. A local non-profit organization will host each party which will feature food, giveaways, question-and-answer sessions and autographs. Tailgate party tickets cost $30.

    General admission tickets also will be available for $5, which includes access to the Q-and-A sessions as well as tailgate party activities. Food and beverage will be available for purchase. Due to space limitations, no general admission tickets will be available in Ironwood. 

    One hundred percent of the Tailgate Tour proceeds will benefit the hosting organizations.

    Tickets for the tailgate parties at all locations will go on sale Friday, Feb. 28. ‘Green Bay Packers Tailgate Tour’ tailgate party locations, hosting organizations and ticket information are as follows:

    Rice Lake: Barron County Fairgrounds. To benefit Benjamin’s House. Tickets on sale at Marketplace Foods, 330 S. Main St., Rice Lake; and Rainbow Home Center, 1124 Hammond Ave., Rice Lake.

  • Sat., Apr. 19, 2014 12:30PM - 3:00PM CDT Tailgate Tour: Merrill party

    The Green Bay Packers announced plans for the ninth ‘Green Bay Packers Tailgate Tour,’ set for April 15-19. This year’s tour includes two stops in Michigan, in addition to three Wisconsin stops, to visit with fans and thank them in person for their support.

    Tour celebrities will include Packers President/CEO Mark Murphy, players Jarrett Bush, Brad Jones and Mason Crosby, and Packers alumni Paul Coffman, Lynn Dickey and James Lofton.

    The tailgate parties will welcome the players and alumni arriving at each location at 6 p.m., and will run until 8:30 p.m., except in Merrill, where the tailgate party will take place from 12:30 to 3 p.m. A local non-profit organization will host each party which will feature food, giveaways, question-and-answer sessions and autographs. Tailgate party tickets cost $30.

    General admission tickets also will be available for $5, which includes access to the Q-and-A sessions as well as tailgate party activities. Food and beverage will be available for purchase. Due to space limitations, no general admission tickets will be available in Ironwood. 

    One hundred percent of the Tailgate Tour proceeds will benefit the hosting organizations.

    Tickets for the tailgate parties at all locations will go on sale Friday, Feb. 28. ‘Green Bay Packers Tailgate Tour’ tailgate party locations, hosting organizations and ticket information are as follows:

    Merrill: MARC. To benefit Riverbend Trail. Tickets on sale at Merrill Chamber of Commerce, 705 N. Center Ave., Merrill; Dave’s County Market, 300 E. 1st St., Merrill; and Drew’s Piggly Wiggly, 3404 E. Main St., Merrill. Tickets also available online at www.merrillchamber.org.

  • 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

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P Tim Masthay Named NFC Special Teams Player of the Week

Posted Nov 3, 2010

Wide receiver CALVIN JOHNSON of the Detroit Lions, cornerback AQIB TALIB of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and punter TIM MASTHAY of the Green Bay Packers are the NFC Offensive, Defensive and Special Teams Players of the Week for games played the eighth week of the 2010 season (October 31-November 1), the NFL announced today.

OFFENSE: WR CALVIN JOHNSON, DETROIT LIONS
  • Johnson had nine catches for 101 yards and a career-high three touchdowns in Detroit’s 37-25 win against Washington.  
  • All three of his touchdown catches either gave the Lions their initial lead or allowed them to regain the lead.  
  • Johnson’s three touchdown receptions marked the first time a Lions wide receiver posted three in a game since ROY WILLIAMS on November 13, 2005 against Arizona.  
  • He tied a career high with nine receptions, and his 101 receiving yards gave him back-to-back 100 yard receiving performances for the second time in his career.
  • Johnson, who is tied for the NFC lead with eight touchdown receptions this season, has at least one TD catch in four consecutive games.
  • In his fourth season from Georgia Tech, this is Johnson’s first career Player of the Week Award.  He is the first Lions wide receiver to be honored since GERMANE CROWELL in 1999 (Week 9).
  • He is the second Detroit player to win an NFC Player of the Week Award this season, joining kick returner-punt returner STEFAN LOGAN (Week 5, Special Teams).

DEFENSE: CB AQIB TALIB, TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS
  • Talib had two interceptions, including one touchdown, and seven tackles in the Buccaneers’ 38-35 win at Arizona.  
  • He intercepted his first pass of the day in the second quarter and returned it 45 yards for his first career touchdown.  
  • Talib’s second INT occurred with just over two minutes remaining in the game as the Cardinals were driving towards Bucs’ territory.  
  • Talib is the first Buccaneers defender to post three consecutive seasons with at least four interceptions (14 total) since cornerback DONNIE ABRAHAM (1999-2001).
  • He ranks second in the NFL with five interceptions this season.  
  • In his third year from Kansas, this is Talib’s first career Player of the Week Award.  He is the fourth Buccaneers cornerback ever to be named NFC Defensive Player of the Week and the first since RONDE BARBER (Week 12, 2008).

SPECIAL TEAMS: P TIM MASTHAY, GREEN BAY PACKERS
  • Masthay punted eight times, placing five inside his opponent’s 20-yard line, for a gross average of 44.0 yards and a career-best 41.5-yard net average in Green Bay’s 9-0 win at the New York Jets.
  • With five punts dropped inside the 20, Masthay tied a single-game franchise record (stat kept since 1976), tying DAVID BEVERLY, who accomplished the feat on October 8, 1978 against Chicago.
  • The Jets did not register any punt-return yardage, and their best starting field position following a punt was their own 23-yard line.
  • In his first season from Kentucky, this is Masthay’s first career Player of the Week Award.  He is the second punter in franchise history to win NFC Special Teams Player of the Week, joining CRAIG HENTRICH (Week 11, 1994).
 
GREEN BAY'S 2010 NFC PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
Week 1 (Special Teams): K Mason Crosby
Week 2 (Defense): LB Clay Matthews
Week 4 (Defense): CB Charles Woodson
Week 8 (Special Teams): P Tim Masthay

Other nominees for NFC Offensive Player of Week 8:
  • Tampa Bay rookie running back LE GARRETTE BLOUNT, who rushed for a career-high 120 yards on 22 carries (5.5 average) and two touchdowns.
  • St. Louis rookie quarterback SAM BRADFORD, who completed 25 of 32 passes (78.1 percent) for 191 yards with two touchdowns and no interceptions for a 112.4 passer rating in the Rams’ 20-10 win against Carolina.
  • New Orleans quarterback DREW BREES, who completed 34 of 44 passes (77.3 percent) for 305 yards with two touchdowns and one interception for a 101.0 passer rating in the Saints’ 20-10 win against Pittsburgh.
  • San Francisco quarterback TROY SMITH, who completed 12 of 19 passes (63.2 percent) for 196 yards with one touchdown and no interceptions for a career-best 115.2 passer rating in the 49ers’ 24-16 win against Denver at London’s Wembley Stadium.  He also ran for a touchdown.
  • Detroit quarterback MATTHEW STAFFORD, who completed 26 of 45 passes (57.8 percent) for 212 yards with four touchdowns and one interception for a 90.2 passer rating.
  • Tampa Bay rookie wide receiver MIKE WILLIAMS, who had a career-high 105 receiving yards on four catches (26.3 average) with one touchdown.

Other nominees for NFC Defensive Player of Week 8:
  • St. Louis safety OSHIOMOGHO ATOGWE, who recorded an interception, two passes defensed, a sack and three tackles.
  • Tampa Bay linebacker GENO HAYES, who returned an interception 41 yards for a touchdown and registered eight tackles, three passes defensed and one tackle for loss.
  • Detroit rookie defensive tackle NDAMUKONG SUH, who had a 17-yard fumble-return touchdown and also posted a career-high two sacks and four tackles.
  • Detroit defensive end KYLE VANDEN BOSCH, who finished with two sacks, a team-high six tackles, including three for losses, and forced a fumble.
  • New Orleans linebacker JONATHAN VILMA, who notched eight tackles, one sack and a pass defensed.
  • Green Bay cornerback TRAMON WILLIAMS, who intercepted a pass, forced a fumble, recovered a fumble and registered five tackles.

Other nominees for NFC Special Teams Player of Week 8:
  • Washington rookie kick returner-punt returner BRANDON BANKS, who amassed a franchise-record 271 return yards (213 kick-return and 58 punt-return yards), including a 96-yard kickoff-return touchdown in the Redskins’ 37-25 loss to Detroit.
  • Minnesota punter CHRIS KLUWE, who averaged 47.3 yards on four punts and placed three inside the 20-yard line.
  • Detroit punt returner-kick returner STEFAN LOGAN, who returned three punts for 79 yards (26.3 average), including a career-long 71-yarder.  He also returned three kickoffs for 74 yards (24.7 average).
 
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