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  • Wed., Jul. 23, 2014 5:00 PM CDT Ask Vic Day

    “Ask Vic Day” will include dinner and a movie, an “Ask Vic Live,” and a few other surprises along the way. The event will be held on July 23, 2014, at Lambeau Field. Registration will begin at 4 pm with a 5 pm kickoff. Door prizes will be awarded during the reception.

    Cost per person is $35 (tax included).

  • Thu., Jul. 24, 2014 11:00 AM CDT Shareholders Meeting

    The Green Bay Packers 2014 Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be held Thursday, July 24, at 11 a.m., at Lambeau Field. The meeting will take place rain or shine.

  • Fri., Jul. 25, 2014 6:00 PM CDT Packers 1K Kids Run

    Back to Football also includes the 1K Kids Run, presented by WPS Health Insurance. Kids 10 years old and younger will have the opportunity to run a Lambeau Lap on Friday, July 25, at 6 p.m. Registration for the Kids Run is $10 and all participants will receive a Packers 1K Run t-shirt, a logoed bag and a participant medal.

    http://www.packers.com/5k

  • Fri., Jul. 25, 2014 7:00 PM CDT Movie Night at Lambeau Field

    Movie Night at Lambeau Field will return this year on Friday, July 25, following the 1K Kids Run. The event is free and open to the public, and concessions will be available throughout the movie. More details will be announced at a later date.

    Time listed above is subject to change.

  • Sat., Jul. 26, 2014 6:30 PM CDT Packers 5K Run/Walk

    The fifth annual ‘5K Run/Walk at Lambeau Field,’ is set for Saturday, July 26, at 6:30 p.m.

    The computer-timed run is highlighted by a neighborhood route that ultimately takes participants into Lambeau Field and around the famed gridiron. The event has a special finish line – the Packers’ ‘G’ painted on turf located in the parking lot.

    All participants will receive a Packers 5K Run T-shirt, a logoed bag, and a bib number and timing chip. To celebrate the race’s fifth anniversary, all participants will receive a commemorative medal. In addition, photos will be taken on the course and will be available at no cost on the Packers 5K Run website.

    Packers-themed awards will be presented to the top three finishers in each age group. An awards ceremony will take place following the conclusion of the race.

    Registration, which is $25 for adults and $15 for children (12 and younger), will be available online beginning Friday, May 23, at www.packers.com/5k. Mail-in registration is also an option, with forms available online and in person at Lambeau Field. Runners can also register at the Bellin Run Expo on Friday, June 13, at Astor Park in Green Bay. Early registration is encouraged. After July 13, registration fees will increase to $30 and $20, respectively.

  • Thu., Jul. 31, 2014 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT PPCC Annual Reception

    The Packers Partners Annual Reception is set for Thursday, July 31, 2014 in the Lambeau Field Atrium from 4:00 PM- 7:00 PM.

    Packers Jarrett Boykin, Eddie Lacy, Datone Jones and DuJuan Harris will appear at the reception. The event will include a Player Guest Q&A, a Meet & Greet with a Packers Alumni and a Raffle Drawing.

    This is a member’s only event. Invitations will be mailed the week of June 23rd, and online registration will open at 9 am CDT on June 25th and will close on July 11th at 5 pm CDT. 

    Invitations will include all of this information and additional details.

    To sign up to become a member of the Packers Partners Club of Champions and receive an invitation to the reception, fans can go to www.packers.com/ppcc.

     

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Packers-Cowboys Press Box Notes

Posted Nov 7, 2010


PACKERS HOST COWBOYS IN PRIME-TIME SHOWDOWN

  • Green Bay (5-3) returns home to host the Dallas Cowboys (1-6) in a nationally televised contest tonight at Lambeau Field. It is the third time in the past four years that the teams have squared off in a prime-time matchup, and the fourth straight year they have met in the regular season.
  • The last time the teams met in four or more consecutive years in the regular season was from 1993-97.
  • It is the second straight Sunday night home game for the Packers, a first in franchise history.
  • Green Bay won the 2009 meeting, 17-7, at Lambeau Field on Nov. 15, and the victory proved to be one of the biggest of the season for a Packers team that entered the game with a 4-4 mark at the midway point. The win over Dallas was the springboard to a 7-1 finish for Green Bay on the way to an NFC Wild Card bid.
  • For the eighth time in the all-time series, the teams will square off at historic Lambeau Field, where the Packers hold a 6-1 edge. Most notable among the contests at Lambeau was the 1967 NFL Championship, the famed ‘Ice Bowl’, widely considered the greatest NFL game of all-time.   
  • After Vince Lombardi and Tom Landry turned it into one of the league’s great rivalries, the Cowboys-Packers series reached another peak in the 1990s with some memorable playoff battles.
  • Though the Cowboys have taken 11 of the last 14 overall meetings, the all-time regular-season series remains close, with Dallas owning a slight 12-11-0 advantage.
  • The Packers and Cowboys represent two of the proudest and most popular clubs in the NFL. They have combined for 17 NFL championships (Green Bay 12, Dallas 5) and eight Super Bowl titles.  
  • Green Bay enters tonight’s game having won seven of its last eight at Lambeau Field, and has a 22-8 mark (.733) in the last 30 regular-season games at home. That home record ranks No. 1 among NFC teams over that span.
  • Green Bay will enjoy its bye in Week 10, the latest bye the Packers have ever had. Since 1994, the Packers are 11-5 (.688) in the game heading into the bye.


NOTABLE CONNECTIONS
Wade Phillips first coached in the NFL as LB coach in Houston, where he coached Packers GM Ted Thompson, who played 10 seasons at LB (1975-84) for the Oilers...Thompson is a native of Atlanta, Texas, about 175 miles east of Dallas, and attended SMU...Packers LB Matt Wilhelm played for Phillips in San Diego when he was the defensive coordinator there and was a teammate of DE Igor Olshansky with the Chargers...Phillips and Packers asst. strength and conditioning coach Dave Redding coached on the San Diego staff together from 2004-06...Packers LB Erik Walden was a sixth-round pick of the Cowboys in 2008...Packers head coach Mike McCarthy and special teams coord. Shawn Slocum coached on the Univ. of Pittsburgh staff with Cowboys RB coach Skip Peete...Peete’s father, Willie, coached on Green Bay’s staff from 1987-91...Cowboys WR coach Ray Sherman spent five seasons in Green Bay (2000-04) at the same position...Cowboys QB Tony Romo is a Burlington, Wis., native, while OT Doug Free is from Manitowoc, Wis. ...Slocum was born in Bryan, Texas, and played at Texas A&M...Packers coaching administrator Curtis Fuller is a Tyler, Texas, native, while T/G Marshall Newhouse is a Dallas native. Both attended TCU...Among other Packers players, native Texans include K Mason Crosby (Georgetown), WR Donald Driver (Houston), QB Matt Flynn (Tyler), RB Dimitri Nance (Euless) and S Charlie Peprah (Plano).

TONIGHT’S CAPTAINS
As per team tradition, the Packers select game captains each week.   
Tonight’s captains will be TE Donald Lee (offense), CB Tramon Williams (defense) and S Anthony Smith (special teams).

Captains


WEARING THE STRIPES
Tonight’s officiating crew includes referee Walt Coleman (65), umpire Roy Ellison (81), head linesman Ed Camp (134), line judge Mike Spanier (90), field judge Greg Gautreaux (80), side judge Rick Patterson (15) and back judge Greg Yette (38).

WHAT TO WATCH FOR

32 BRANDON JACKSON
Needs 21 receiving yards to top his previous career high of 187 yards set in 2009. Already has surpassed his career high in rushing yards, and enters tonight’s game with 418 yards on the ground this season.

85 GREG JENNINGS
Has posted 288 receiving yards in the past three games, good for No. 2 in the NFL over that span behind only Denver WR Brandon Lloyd (289).

86 DONALD LEE
Needs two receptions to move past Rich McGeorge (175) and into the No. 5 spot on the team’s all-time tight ends list.

52 CLAY MATTHEWS
Enters the game with a league-high 9.5 sacks this season. Could become the first Packer in team history since the statistic became official in 1982 to register a double-digit sack total in each of his first two seasons.

38 TRAMON WILLIAMS
Has posted an interception in three of the past four games.

GREEN BAY PACKERS
The Packers have posted six takeaways in the last six quarters of play, and have forced 17 turnovers in their last six regular-season games at Lambeau Field.
The Packers have scored points off a takeaway in 14 straight games at Lambeau Field, the longest current home streak in the NFL.

 
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