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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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Posted Oct 21, 2012


ST. LOUIS—This is the Packers’ chance to make hay.

They completed a rugged five-game stretch of schedule on Sunday. It’s a stretch of schedule that began with a gut-wrenching loss in Seattle, rebounded with a rousing win at home against the Saints, suffered through an inexplicable second-half collapse in Indianapolis, rallied behind a season-saving victory in Houston, and returned home on the heels of a 30-20 win over the Rams that confirmed what the win in Houston suggested: The Pack is back.

Now, with home games against Jacksonville and Arizona standing between the Packers and their bye week, this is a chance for the Packers to eliminate the disappointment of the early season and position themselves for a run to the playoffs.

Aaron Rodgers helped put it all in perspective.

“We’ve played better offensively the last two weeks. It’s a good win for us. Get on the right track going into the bye,” Rodgers said.

Yeah, 6-3 sure sounds nice.

They will play five games against NFC North opponents in the final seven games of the season. That’ll be the crunch-time part of the Packers’ schedule. The team’s fate in 2012 will likely be decided in those games. The next two games would set the table for the final two months of the season and a run to the playoffs.

The good news is the Packers are playing their best football of the season right now. The defense is on the rise and young players such as Casey Hayward, who has intercepted four passes in the last three games, are asserting themselves. Cornerback Davon House made his return from a shoulder injury he suffered in the preseason opener, and broke up a pass early in the win over the Rams.

Positive signs abound, but there are none more welcome and encouraging than the roll Rodgers and the Packers’ passing game is on. It is the passing game that is this team’s identity, and it has overmatched the Packers’ last two opponents.

Two 80-yard touchdown drives provided the Packers’ signature moments in the win over the Rams. Holding a slim 10-6 lead at halftime, the Packers took control of the game with an 80-yard touchdown drive to begin the second half. Then, after the Rams cut the Packers’ lead to seven points with about 9 minutes to play in the game, challenging the Packers offense to respond, the Packers offense did just that; it responded with a game-clinching 80-yard touchdown drive.

“I told Tom Clements that the drive to start the second half was our best drive of the season. In the second half, when we needed scores … it was good for us,” Rodgers said.

“That’s what you’re looking for. I think that says a lot about your football team. There was no panic in our football team,” Head Coach Mike McCarthy said. “That’s a drive we’ll probably talk a lot about.”

The Packers’ confidence has grown following each of the team’s last two wins. The win in Houston was a turning point. The win in St. Louis proved it was a turning point.

An October of three consecutive road games now turns to something friendlier, which is to say consecutive games at Lambeau Field, followed by the always welcome bye week.

The Packers are on the rise. The pain they brought home from Seattle is fading. The frustration they found in Indianapolis is forgotten. Good times have returned.

“I’m expected to be consistent week in and week out,” Rodgers said.

Yeah, he’s the biggest reason for good times having returned. The quarterback is on fire, and he has a history of staying that way for long stretches.

“We’ve had good plans, been aggressive, I’ve played better,” he said in detailing the reasons for the improvement. “We’re starting to see what a successful team can look like.”

They’re beginning to look like themselves, again.


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