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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 path to the playoffs – Week 15

Posted Dec 14, 2013

AFC North’s Baltimore and Cleveland linked to Green Bay’s fate this week


GREEN BAY—The Ravens used to be the Browns before the Browns came back to join the Ravens as division rivals, and now the forever-linked franchises are connected to the Packers’ playoff destiny for a week.

Every team in the NFC North was scheduled to play every team in the AFC North at some point this season, and two of those all-North matchups are in Week 15 and matter big-time in the postseason picture.

The most important of the two will take place on Monday night, as Baltimore visits Detroit. The Lions (7-6), with a half-game lead over the Packers (6-6-1) and a season sweep of the Bears (7-6), are the team in control of the race at the moment.

Should the Packers win out – which would include a win over the Bears in Week 17 – they will need the Lions to lose one more game to overtake them for the NFC North title.

The Ravens’ crazy victory over the Vikings last week probably helped the Packers, as it kept Baltimore right in the thick of the AFC wild-card picture. So the Ravens will have a lot on the line as you root for them to knock off the Lions, which will be important whether the Packers win or lose in Dallas on Sunday.

Here are the scenarios to keep in mind:

  • If the Packers win and the Lions lose, Green Bay would move in front of Detroit and control its own destiny with two games left.

  • If the Packers lose and Detroit also loses, Green Bay would still have hope, just a half game back of the Lions with two to play, but the Bears might move into first place and become the team in control (more on them in a minute).

  • The worst-case scenario is for the Packers to lose and the Lions to win, which would put Detroit in position to eliminate Green Bay from the division race with just one more victory in either of the last two games.

Got all that? Good.

If that makes sense, then the most important game to watch leading into the Packers-Cowboys showdown is Chicago’s visit to Cleveland early on Sunday afternoon.

The Bears’ big victory over the Cowboys last Monday moved them into a tie for first in the NFC North with the Lions. Now, as we’ve discussed in previous weeks here, the Packers don’t actually need the Bears to lose another game to someone else if Green Bay wins out, because the two teams face one another in Chicago in Week 17.

But, what if, for instance, the Packers and Lions both lose this week, picking up their seventh losses? Then the only way for the Packers to stay just a half game out would be for the Browns to tag the Bears with their seventh loss as well.

As for Green Bay’s wild-card hopes, they’re becoming more fleeting by the week. The simplest way to put it is this: The moment the 49ers and Panthers, each 9-4, win one more game apiece, the Packers are officially eliminated from wild-card contention.

So, for those incredibly slim odds to exist for one more week, root for the Buccaneers to beat the Niners and the Jets to bump off the Panthers.

In the event either or both of those upsets occur, then it’s also imperative for the NFC’s eight-win teams not to chalk up their ninth victories, so cheer for the Vikings to top the Eagles and the Titans to down the Cardinals.

But all those wild-card related games are almost certain not to matter in the end. It’s essentially the division title or bust for Green Bay, so focus on the two key all-North games, and the one franchise that begat the other and then was reincarnated itself.

Browns, Ravens, … you have lots of friends in Packer Nation.

For all of this week's Packers-Cowboys preview headlines, click here.


 
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