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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 defense starting to get healthy

Posted Oct 25, 2013

Casey Hayward set to return to action on Sunday in Minnesota

GREEN BAY—As the Packers offense continues to lose players to injury, key players are beginning to return to the team’s defense, and the timing is just right.

It’s expected defensive back Casey Hayward will be back in action on Sunday night in Minnesota, and the possibility exists that linebacker Nick Perry could also return to action. They will help a defense focused on stopping running back Adrian Peterson, who rushed for 508 yards in three games against the Packers last season.

“We’re heading in the right direction,” Defensive Coordinator Dom Capers said of a defense that was down near the bottom of the league’s yardage rankings early in the season, but has since moved up to No. 15 overall on the strength of three consecutive games in which the Packers held the opposition to 17 or fewer points.

“I feel like the arrow is pointing up. I’m hoping that at some point in the season we can get all of our components back together at the same time,” Capers added.

Hayward, the Packers’ interceptions leader in 2012, would be in his first action of the season, after missing nearly all of training camp with a hamstring injury he reinjured late in the preseason. Perry missed last week’s game against Cleveland with a foot injury. Hayward is listed as “probable” for Sunday, Perry as “questionable.”

“Casey’s a heady player. He’s got good ball skills. He’s normally around the football. It’s been a long time since he’s been out there,” Capers said.

“Sunday will be another big test for us. We’re playing against the best running back in the league. The last time we went up there, we didn’t have our best game.”

Offensive Coordinator Tom Clements lost another receiver when tight end Jermichael Finley sustained a frightening neck injury in the fourth quarter of the win over Cleveland last Sunday. Randall Cobb is sidelined for an extended period of time and James Jones is “doubtful” for Sunday’s game, as he continues his recovery from a knee injury he sustained two weeks ago.

“You can’t worry about it. There’s nothing you can do but get the next guy ready to play,” Clements said.

The next guy at tight end would seem to be fourth-year veteran Andrew Quarless. The “next guy” at wide receiver is Jarrett Boykin, who led the Packers in receiving last Sunday.

“He’s a starter now,” Clements said. “He’s an excellent blocker. He gives great effort. He’s going to help in the run game as well as in the pass game. He always does what you ask him to do.”

The Packers could field a receiving corps on Sunday that would include only one player, Jordy Nelson, who was a starter on opening day. Quarterback Aaron Rodgers is the constant.

“We know them and they know us,” Capers said of a Packers-Vikings rivalry that will bid farewell to the Metrodome on Sunday.

Additional coverage - Oct. 25

 
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