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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.

     
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    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.

     
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    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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Packers’ fate in the hands of its defense

Posted Nov 26, 2013


GREEN BAY—The game and possibly the season is in the hands of the Packers defense. Whether you like the sound of that or not, it’s a fact.

A defense that was in sharp ascent not too long ago was gashed for 237 yards rushing on Sunday. A defense whose ranking had climbed to No. 11 overall heading into that fateful Monday night game against the Bears just four awful weeks ago, is now at No. 20 and falling, and the fall has to stop. It has to stop right now.

That’s what it’ll take for the Packers to win in Detroit on Thursday, with or without Aaron Rodgers. The Packers defense has to take this one personally. It has to stop Matt Stafford and Calvin Johnson and the league’s No. 3 passing attack, or the Packers’ season will likely end on Dec. 29 in Chicago.

Clay Matthews has to sack Stafford. Tramon Williams, and hopefully Sam Shields, too, have to stop Johnson. A.J. Hawk and B.J. Raji and the Packers front seven have to stop Reggie Bush. There can be no excuses. We are past that point. This is crunch time. This is do-it time.

Here are 10 things the Packers have to do to beat the Lions.

1. Finish—The coach said it. This defense was in position to make plays on Sunday but didn’t finish. It needs to make those plays on Thursday.

2. Run the ball—Eddie Lacy is this team’s greatest weapon. He rushed for 99 yards against the Lions on Oct. 6 in what was his breakout game. The Packers need him to set a tone for the game and dominate time of possession.

3. Convert third down—A marriage of third-down conversions and Lacy combining for long scoring drives will assist the defense in its charge.

4. Deny big plays—Yes, it’s easier said than done, but it’s no less a fact that it’s how you beat the Lions. The Steelers allowed an avalanche of big plays in the second quarter and saw the Lions score 27 points. The Steelers denied big plays in the second half and Stafford threw for just 35 yards and the Lions went scoreless.

5. Find Ziggy Ansah—The Lions are creative in how they use the rookie. He’s a playmaker that must be blocked.

6. Do it again—The interior of the Packers offensive line had the game of their lives against Ndamukong Suh and Nick Fairley in the first meeting between the two teams.

7. Take the ball away—Stafford is coming off a four-interception game. That’s how the Bucs beat the Lions in Ford Field last Sunday. Stafford is in a two-week swoon. Make it three weeks.

8. Make one big play on special teams—Recover an onside kick, recover a fumble, make a long return, execute a fake field goal or fake punt, something, anything that can help the Packers win a big game with its quarterback on the sideline.

9. Use the crowd—Half of it will be cheering for the Packers, the other half can be persuaded to turn on the Lions if things start going badly for the home team. The coach and quarterback are on the verge of being embattled.

10. Play with desperation—This is it. This is crunch time.

Additional coverage - Nov. 26

 
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