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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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Tuesdays with McCarthy

Posted Sep 10, 2013

In this inaugural 2013 edition, the head coach discusses the run defense vs. San Francisco, turning the page quickly to Washington and the regular-season debut of the new-look Lambeau Field, among other topics.


Q. What were the reasons for the success of your run defense on Sunday?

It starts up front. Our big guys did a great job of playing with gap integrity. We flew to the ball and our pursuit was very good. The 49ers challenge you with a lot of formations and checks, and they have a dynamic runner in Frank Gore. Our run defense was excellent.

Q. Were the 49ers receivers winning the one-on-ones against coverage?

Anytime a team has that much production in the passing game, it’s a combination of creating space and creating time for the quarterback to make throws. The 49ers were able to accomplish that at a very high rate.

Q. Did your team play with an edge?

We definitely played with an edge. We had issues with the details and mental aspect of the game. Our problems in those areas led to the inconsistencies in our performance. We need to clean those areas up this week, and we have to be much better than we were in San Francisco. The two battles we really set out to win, turnover ratio and big plays, we didn’t win either one of them. They had more big plays than we did, and we had the two giveaways. We were able to overcome that in the second half, but we didn’t finish the fourth quarter.

Q. Who on the defensive line had an especially good game?

B.J. Raji and Mike Neal were the two best performers on the defensive line. I thought Mike was extremely active. B.J. was definitely in control of his gap and his man pretty much the whole day. Those two guys played very well.

Q. What did you tell your team after the game?

I told them we missed an opportunity. I talked about our performance lacking the necessary details to be successful. It goes back to the fundamentals, whether it’s tackling or run blocking. We started very well on defense, but we did not start well on offense and special teams too often put us in bad field position. I was encouraged by the offense’s four long drives, but we also had too many three-and-outs. Unfortunately, the 49ers passing-game production was too much to overcome.

Q. After the game you referred to increased opportunities for Jordy Nelson, based on how the 49ers were playing him. How were they playing him?

We saw a lot of two-man coverage. Jordy had a number of opportunities, and I called a number of other plays that just didn’t work out. It was important to get Jordy, Randall, James and Jermichael involved. They were winning their one-on-ones.

Q. Will you be able to turn the page quickly forward to the Redskins?

We already have. We had an afternoon team meeting on Monday, and everything that needs to be said is said in that meeting. It’s important for the head coach to speak to the team after he watches the film to make sure we’re all on the same page. After that, we moved on to Washington.

Q. What unique problems does RG3 present?

He’s a mobile quarterback that has the ability to stress the defense. He has the ability to make plays in space and he can make all the throws. In any Mike Shanahan offense, it starts with running the football, and we will be playing a different style of run team this week than we did this past week.

Q. Are the Redskins and 49ers similar? Does it help you in preparation?

In some ways. There’s some carryover for our offense against their defense. There are some similarities in their offensive formations, but their blocking schemes are different. We’ll be ready.

Q. What have you detected about the south end zone’s impact on noise in Lambeau Field?

Can’t wait to hear it on Sunday afternoon. It looks great. I know everybody feels very good about the quality of the construction and the facilities. I’m just really looking forward to it making a difference.


 
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