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    The Green Bay Packers 2014 Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be held Thursday, July 24, at 11 a.m., at Lambeau Field. The meeting will take place rain or shine.

  • 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.

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  • 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 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.

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