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  • Sat., Apr. 19, 2014 12:30PM - 3:00PM CDT Tailgate Tour: Merrill party

    The Green Bay Packers announced plans for the ninth ‘Green Bay Packers Tailgate Tour,’ set for April 15-19. This year’s tour includes two stops in Michigan, in addition to three Wisconsin stops, to visit with fans and thank them in person for their support.

    Tour celebrities will include Packers President/CEO Mark Murphy, players Jarrett Bush, Brad Jones and Mason Crosby, and Packers alumni Paul Coffman, Lynn Dickey and James Lofton.

    The tailgate parties will welcome the players and alumni arriving at each location at 6 p.m., and will run until 8:30 p.m., except in Merrill, where the tailgate party will take place from 12:30 to 3 p.m. A local non-profit organization will host each party which will feature food, giveaways, question-and-answer sessions and autographs. Tailgate party tickets cost $30.

    General admission tickets also will be available for $5, which includes access to the Q-and-A sessions as well as tailgate party activities. Food and beverage will be available for purchase. Due to space limitations, no general admission tickets will be available in Ironwood. 

    One hundred percent of the Tailgate Tour proceeds will benefit the hosting organizations.

    Tickets for the tailgate parties at all locations will go on sale Friday, Feb. 28. ‘Green Bay Packers Tailgate Tour’ tailgate party locations, hosting organizations and ticket information are as follows:

    Merrill: MARC. To benefit Riverbend Trail. Tickets on sale at Merrill Chamber of Commerce, 705 N. Center Ave., Merrill; Dave’s County Market, 300 E. 1st St., Merrill; and Drew’s Piggly Wiggly, 3404 E. Main St., Merrill. Tickets also available online at

  • 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

  • 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:




Packers' injury list continues to change

Posted Aug 7, 2013

Judging by post-whistle scuffles, Green Bay players ready for preseason opener

RB Eddie Lacy

GREEN BAY—Two days away from the preseason opener, the Packers’ injury list changed once again, and a dose of feistiness was evident at practice on Wednesday.

Among the injury developments, running back Eddie Lacy rested a bothersome hamstring, defensive lineman Mike Neal took the field for the first time and receiver Randall Cobb is being very cautious with his sore bicep.

Head Coach Mike McCarthy said he had been given no information to generate long-term concern with Lacy, but the injury certainly puts his status for Friday’s preseason opener against Arizona in question.

After an impressive scrimmage last Saturday, Lacy was beginning to emerge as the offense’s No. 1 back, but the competition – which McCarthy has called the best “top to bottom” that he’s seen at that position, even with DuJuan Harris (knee) still sidelined – marches on.

Alex Green returned to practice after sitting out one day when his knee flared up, while James Starks, Johnathan Franklin and Angelo Pease continued to take their regular reps.

“The running backs have done a good job,” quarterback Aaron Rodgers said. “This is the deepest backfield we’ve had. Last year we started five different guys at running back, and we want to find one or two guys who separate themselves in that group.

“There are going to be tough decisions, and I’m glad I don’t have to make them. I’m excited about the running game and what I saw on Family Night.”

Neal was excited just to get back on the field, having not practiced at all in camp due to an abdominal strain. He was limited to individual and one-on-one drills, with much of that work coming with the outside linebackers, a position he began dabbling in during the spring.

Neal said he’ll work his way back slowly and doesn’t expect to play on Friday, but he’s leaving where he plays up to the coaches. McCarthy shot down the notion that Neal is making a full-fledged position switch.

“Mike is a defensive lineman,” McCarthy said. “He will have a role that will have some different responsibilities than he’s had in the past, but he’s on my defensive line depth chart.”

Depth at wide receiver is a necessity, as Cobb did little more than run sprints and stay loose, though he was dressed in full pads.

With Jordy Nelson (knee) out for the preseason and draft picks Kevin Dorsey and Charles Johnson yet to practice, receivers Jarrett Boykin and Jeremy Ross have stood out the most amongst numerous young prospects. Undrafted rookie Myles White made a big play on Wednesday for the second practice in a row.

“This may be the most depth I’ve seen in training camp in my time here,” Rodgers said of the receivers. “It’s exciting as a second or third or fourth quarterback because you know you’ve got some guys to throw to.”

Punches thrown after the whistle during the half-line run-game drill heated up a cool summer day. One scuffle broke out between guard T.J. Lang and linebacker Sam Barrington, and moments later it was offensive lineman Greg Van Roten and linebacker Robert Francois going at it.

Tempers flared to the point that tight end Jermichael Finley actually took a swing at a teammate, which prompted defensive lineman Johnny Jolly to come plowing into him from the side to break things up.

“It’s time to go play against somebody else,” said McCarthy, adding that trying to punch someone wearing a helmet is “not very smart.”

“They’re tired of getting after each other. Some plays linger to the next. This has been going on for two weeks. We’re just ready to play a game.”

Additional coverage - Aug. 7

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