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  • 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.

     
  • Sat., Aug. 02, 2014 5:30 PM CDT Packers Family Night, presented by Bellin Health

    ‘Family Night’ will serve as the introduction of the 2014 Green Bay Packers, in-person to a capacity crowd in Lambeau Field and on television to a state-wide audience.

    The event, which begins with in-stadium activities at 5:30 p.m., will benefit the Wendy’s Wonderful Kids foster care adoption program, a signature program of the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.

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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.

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