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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.

     
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    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.

     
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    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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Playoffs begin in Metrodome

Posted Dec 27, 2012

Packers will probably have to beat the Vikings once more this season


GREEN BAY—The Packers will be playing in a playoff-like environment on Sunday in Minneapolis, against a desperate team and a star player, and in a noisy, hostile atmosphere. It’s the perfect portal to the postseason.

Coast into the playoffs? Not this season. Everything about this season’s regular-season finale is important and intense.

“Everyone is excited. We’re expecting a rowdy crowd. We know what we need to do. We win, we’re in. We’ll see what happens,” Minnesota Vikings cornerback Antoine Winfield said.

“We’re very confident. We’re playing at home. We match up well with those guys. If we do the things we need to do, I like our chances,” he added.

This is a different Vikings team than the one the Packers rallied to beat at Lambeau Field on Dec. 2. That Vikings team was coming off a loss in Chicago and had lost three of its previous four games. It was not hot.

In contrast, the Vikings team the Packers will face in the Metrodome this Sunday is coming off an impressive win in Houston, the third of three consecutive wins by the Vikings since they lost at Lambeau.

Everybody knows about Adrian Peterson. He’s the star of the 2012 NFL season, and Peterson can cement that fact this Sunday by rushing for 208 yards and setting the all-time, single-season rushing record.

What a lot of fans don’t know about the Vikings is that they have a hot defense that held one of the league’s top offenses to six points in Houston and is playing its best football at the right time of the season.

In other words, the Packers will be facing a playoff-caliber team on Sunday that, in a manner of speaking, the Packers will likely have to beat at least once more this season. It’s a challenge the Bears similarly faced in the 2010 season. The Bears had to beat the Packers once more. They never did.

Here are 10 things the Packers have to do to beat the Vikings.

1. Stop you know who—Or at least hold him under 200 yards.

2. Listen to Rodgers—Aaron Rodgers says the best defense against Adrian Peterson is to get a lead and force the Vikings to throw. That’s an outstanding strategy.

3. Block Allen—Jared Allen will be coming from Rodgers’ blindside and he’s a full count faster in the noise of the Metrodome.

4. Force interceptions—That’s how the Packers won the last game between the two teams.

5. Deal with the noise—A visiting team can’t win in the Metrodome without doing this.

6. Beware of red-zone Rudolph—The Vikings look for Kyle Rudolph in the red zone. He’s the touchdown-maker in their passing game.

7. Make Ponder be a passer—He likes to get out of the pocket and he’s rushed for 237 yards. He converts with his feet.

8. Play like it’s the playoffs—In a way, it is. With a win, the Packers will skip the wild-card round and advance to the divisional round.

9. Leave no doubt—With a win, the Packers will have completed a second consecutive perfect NFC North season, and there will be no doubt as to which team rules this division.

10. Get it done at crunch time—That’s what wins in the postseason, and it includes a kicker that can make big kicks at big times in big games.

Additional coverage - Dec. 27

 
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