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  • Thu., Jul. 24, 2014 11:00 AM CDT Shareholders Meeting

    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.

    http://www.packers.com/5k

  • 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.

     

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Perry coming off best game; Jones good in practice

Posted Oct 11, 2013

Packers looking for help in trying to replace Clay Matthews

OLB Nick Perry

GREEN BAY—Clay Matthews is out and Nick Perry is in. Will Perry be able to fill the biggest pair of shoes on the Packers defense?

That’s the No. 1 storyline heading into Sunday’s game between the Packers and Super Bowl-champion Baltimore Ravens.

Perry played his finest game last Sunday when he recorded two sacks, two tackles for loss, two quarterback hurries and one forced fumble, in the Packers’ critical win over the Detroit Lions. It evened the Packers’ record at 2-2 and put them a half-game behind the Lions and Bears in the NFC North title race.

“We see constant progress with Nick. He played his best game last week,” Defensive Coordinator Dom Capers said of the Packers’ 2012 first-round pick.

The Packers would no doubt like to see defensive end Datone Jones, the team’s first-round pick this year, assist Perry in picking up the pass-rush slack Matthews’ broken thumb has created. Jones has yet to record his first sack as a pro.

“With No. 1 picks, the expectation level is high. He missed quite a bit (of training camp) with that ankle. I’ve seen some things in practice where he’s practiced better. He’s had a couple of days of better practice this week,” Capers said of Jones.

Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco has been vulnerable to being rushed this season. He’s been sacked 14 times and the problems have primarily been on the Ravens’ left side, where the team traded with Jacksonville last week to acquire left tackle Eugene Monroe.

“Their quarterback is experienced. They’re going to take their shots downfield. They make big plays. They haven’t run the ball as well as they have in the past, but they’re still committed to the run,” Capers said of the Ravens.

On offense, the Packers’ focus will be on blocking Terrell Suggs, who’s near the top of the league with seven sacks.

“He’s an outstanding player. He has all the tools you look for in a rusher. He likes to get sacks. He’s a force to be reckoned with,” Packers Offensive Coordinator Tom Clements said of Suggs.

“That division (AFC North) is noted for being hard-nosed, playing good defense and running the ball. They’re like us; they’re going to take their shots,” Clements added.

The Packers have discovered a running game to match their passing game in efficiency this season. Currently, the Packers are No. 3 in the league in total offense, with the No. 4 passing game and the No. 5 rushing attack.

“We’re committed to it,” Clements said of the run. “We’re getting the attempts and the yards. It helps us control the ball and it helps us when we pass. It slows down the rush a bit.”

On special teams, kicker Mason Crosby is coming off a dead-solid-perfect performance. Following a slump in 2012 that extended into the early part of this summer’s training camp, Crosby has since become the trusted weapon he was in 2011.

“There was one day in training camp,” Special Teams Coordinator Shawn Slocum said of when he noticed the Crosby of old emerging. “Since that day, I’ve seen him really approach the ball with confidence. I respect the work ethic in him to be able to work through that.”

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