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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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Packers’ hopes rely on winning out, getting help

Posted Nov 29, 2013

Mike McCarthy considers course of action following loss to Lions

GREEN BAY—Mike McCarthy doesn’t know if Aaron Rodgers will be able to play in the Packers’ next game nine days from now, but he acknowledged the obvious on Friday morning – that his team almost certainly needs to win out to have any chance of making the playoffs for a fifth straight year.

“We’re in a hole. We thought we were in a hole going into the Detroit game,” said McCarthy, barely 16 hours after his team fell to 5-6-1 with a 40-10 loss to the Lions on Thanksgiving. “We’ve got two division losses and a tie. That’s not where you want to be.

“This league is exciting each and every week, and that’s the way you have to approach it. Let’s get back to .500 and see what happens.”

McCarthy had no new update on Rodgers, who wasn’t medically cleared when the team finished practice on Wednesday. His absence has sent the Packers into an 0-4-1 tailspin that reached its greatest depth in the drubbing in Detroit.

“That’s one of the toughest losses I think I’ve ever been a part of,” McCarthy said. “The National Football League will humble you very quickly. That’s something that’s always been evident in this great game. By no means am I flipping this to the side.”

McCarthy said he hadn’t reviewed the offensive and defensive film from the game yet, but in his mind the game boiled down to the Lions dictating how they wanted to play, and the Packers not forcing them to adjust.

Detroit’s eight-man fronts on defense dared Green Bay to throw the ball against bump-and-run coverage, but backup QB Matt Flynn was sacked seven times, including once for a safety. The Lions’ three-receiver sets on offense put the Packers predominantly in their nickel defense, which Detroit attacked with the ground game to overwhelming success.

“It was on right at the line of scrimmage, and we didn’t handle it,” McCarthy said.

He estimated that between defense and special teams, there were at least 20 missed tackles when more than 10 is “a long day.” Losing center Evan Dietrich-Smith to a knee injury and shuffling the offensive line again didn’t help, though he acknowledged one positive was getting Derek Sherrod into the game in the fourth quarter at right tackle, his first game action in nearly two full calendar years.

There was no medical update on Dietrich-Smith, who was replaced at center by right guard T.J. Lang. Whether Sherrod’s cameo turns into something more remains to be seen.

The players are off for the long weekend, a physical reprieve that McCarthy believes is the first key step in preparing for the final four regular-season games.

In the meantime, he’ll be looking to see what can be done to turn things around, be it lineup changes, game-planning variations, practice structure or any combination thereof.

“We’re going to put the best ones out there,” McCarthy said. “We’re not going to make changes to change, but I think like anything, when you get into decision making, you have beliefs, you have a style of play, you have an identity, and you have to develop a filter to make those key decisions.

“The three things always looked at are do you make a change, do you adjust or do you emphasize? Obviously, we’ll be doing that with a lot harder look as we go into the Atlanta game.”

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