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    “Ask Vic Day” will include dinner and a movie, an “Ask Vic Live,” and a few other surprises along the way. The event will be held on July 23, 2014, at Lambeau Field. Registration will begin at 4 pm with a 5 pm kickoff. Door prizes will be awarded during the reception.

    Cost per person is $35 (tax included).

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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.

     

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Preseason is Harrell's time

Posted Aug 14, 2012

Heading into his second preseason game as the Packers’ No. 2 quarterback, Graham Harrell is after one thing: consistency.

That’s the word Harrell kept using as he talked about his goals for Thursday’s preseason contest against Cleveland at Lambeau Field.

“Just consistency, for me personally and for us as a second unit,” he said.

In last week’s opener in San Diego, Harrell and the No. 2 offense went three-and-out three consecutive times before finally driving for a score late in the first half.

Then Harrell directed three more three-and-outs in the second half before putting together another scoring drive, though some dropped passes didn’t help his cause.

“Once we kind of got a first down and got it moving, we had some really nice drives, but we went three-and-out way too many times,” Harrell said at his locker following Tuesday’s practice, the last on-field workout prior to the game. “So if we can move the ball consistently, I think it will be a good day.”

Quarterback Aaron Rodgers said even with the ups and downs it’s clear Harrell has made significant strides. Rodgers referenced a key protection adjustment Harrell made at the line of scrimmage in the two-minute drive at the end of the first half in San Diego that led to a long reception by Randall Cobb.

“When you see a play like that, you know he’s come a long way,” said Rodgers, who added that Harrell is becoming an “expert” in the offense, which is the key.

“It makes everything easier, that’s for sure,” Harrell said. “It just comes with being here longer. The longer you’re here, I think the more comfortable you get in the offense. Aaron’s been here eight years, so I think he knows the offense probably better than anyone, other than maybe the coaches.”

Head Coach Mike McCarthy said the coaching staff would make playing-time decisions on Wednesday, but it sounded as though Harrell would once again play the most of the three signal callers on Thursday.

Having cast their lot with the 27-year-old but inexperienced Harrell as Rodgers’ backup, the Packers need him prepared to step into a regular-season game at a moment’s notice.

“I think it’s very important to see as much of Graham Harrell as we possibly can,” McCarthy said. “That’s where he is in his development. He doesn’t have a lot of playing time under his belt.

“I feel like he’s a little behind as far as opportunities based on his age and how long he’s been out of college. Graham’s ready, and it’s important for him to play.”

Injuries will dictate the division of playing time for Thursday at several other positions, particularly running back. McCarthy said he wasn’t “comfortable” with newcomer Cedric Benson playing without having practiced in pads, which leaves Alex Green, Marc Tyler and fullback Nic Cooper as the only healthy running backs.

Nothing changed as far as the injury report on Tuesday. Safety M.D. Jennings and defensive lineman Ryan Pickett both returned to practice after missing Monday for personal reasons.

The bigger news was off the field, as fourth-year guard T.J. Lang signed a multi-year contract extension. Lang, who dealt with the death of his father late last season, said one of the first things he wants to do with the money is buy his mother a new house.

Both McCarthy and General Manager Ted Thompson spoke of Lang being a “core player” who proved his value with his versatility early in his career. McCarthy even said that Lang, who started games at both guard and tackle as an injury replacement during his rookie 2009 season, was discussed as a possible option at center after Scott Wells left this past offseason.

Getting a chance to settle in at one spot last year, Lang flourished as he became the starter at left guard. That was the only starting spot available on the offensive line following the Super Bowl, having opened when Daryn Colledge left in free agency.

“I understood at this time last year I was basically going to need to get a starting spot, or my spot on the roster could be in jeopardy. I made a bunch of changes, both on the field and off the field,” said Lang, who has spoken before of curtailing his previous after-hours lifestyle. “I committed myself 100 percent to being a better player. I was glad I locked down that spot.”

So are the Packers.

“I’m very excited for him. The young man earned it,” McCarthy said. “I look for T.J. to continue to grow not only as a person and player but even as a leader on our team.”

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