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    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 got preview of what they'll face in SF

Posted Jan 6, 2013

49ers' Colin Kaepernick, Frank Gore present one-two rushing punch

GREEN BAY—Thanks to the injury that sidelined quarterback Christian Ponder, the Minnesota Vikings gave the Packers defense a preview of what they’ll be facing this Saturday in San Francisco.

“We’re going to see another powerful runner and an athletic quarterback,” Packers Defensive Coordinator Dom Capers said.

Capers had to adjust his game plan for Saturday night’s wild-card playoff game against the Vikings, when he learned in the hours before kickoff that an elbow injury might sideline Ponder.

“We knew Ponder had been on the injury list all week. They did a nice job,” Capers said in complimenting the Vikings on disguising the severity of Ponder’s injury. “The first I heard about (Ponder not playing) was yesterday.”

Ponder’s replacement, Joe Webb, is a running quarterback. Capers quickly began looking at old tape of Webb, to get a feel for what the Packers would face. What Capers saw was a running quarterback who would rush seven times for 68 yards against the Packers.

“You’re not going to run a totally different game plan, but you have to adjust to what you see,” Capers said.

The Packers are going to see a similar quarterback in San Francisco. Though Colin Kaepernick only became a starter late in the season, he has rushed 63 times for 415 yards, five touchdowns and a 6.6 yards per carry average. He and leading rusher Frank Gore (1,214 yards, eight touchdowns and a 4.7 average) present a formidable one-two rushing punch.

That’s where the Packers’ got valuable experience against the Vikings. The Packers held Webb and rushing champion Adrian Peterson to 167 yards combined.

“We were more pleased with the way we played the run,” Capers said in comparing Saturday night’s effort to the 199 yards rushing the Packers allowed Peterson the previous week.

“Our guys did a good job of learning. We were more patient holding our gap control.”

The 49ers rushed for 186 yards in a dominant performance against the Packers on opening day, in a 30-22 49ers win. The Packers’ defensive lineup was heavy with rookies making their professional debut that day.

“We’ve played an awful lot of rookies and those rookies aren’t rookies now. We’re quite a bit different now. Hopefully, they’re more confident in our scheme and what we want to do,” Capers said.

Meanwhile, Offensive Coordinator Tom Clements was disappointed in his unit’s performance in the second half of last night’s game. The Packers scored on the opening possession of the second half and then did little in the rest of the game.

“We didn’t play well. (The Vikings) were playing with more intensity than we were. It was not a good ending to the game,” Clements said.

His message to his players?

“Not happy about it. Can’t happen in a playoff game. You can’t let your foot off the gas,” Clements said.

The defense responded to a similar message last week with an inspired performance that has the Packers in the divisional round of the NFC playoffs.

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