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  • 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 8:20 AM - 10:20 AM CDT *Public practice *Any practices moved inside to the Don Hutson Center due to inclement weather, poor field conditions or for any other reason will be closed to the public due to space limitations. All other practices listed are expected to be open unless listed otherwise. All outdoor practices are expected to be held on Ray Nitschke Field (across from the Resch Center). All times indicated are Central.
  • Sat., Jul. 26, 2014 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM CDT Live McCarthy press conference Head Coach Mike McCarthy will be available to media in the Lambeau Field Media Auditorium.
  • 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.

  • Sun., Jul. 27, 2014 8:20 AM - 10:20 AM CDT *Public practice *Any practices moved inside to the Don Hutson Center due to inclement weather, poor field conditions or for any other reason will be closed to the public due to space limitations. All other practices listed are expected to be open unless listed otherwise. All outdoor practices are expected to be held on Ray Nitschke Field (across from the Resch Center). All times indicated are Central.

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What rules-change proposal would you approve?

Posted Mar 21, 2014

Owners will vote on rules-change and bylaws-change proposals

GREEN BAY—NFL owners will vote on 13 rules-change and seven bylaws-change proposals during next week’s NFL “Annual Meeting” in Orlando, Fla.

Six of the rules-change proposals were authored by the league’s competition committee, of which Packers President Mark Murphy is a member. The other seven rules-change proposals were authored by two teams: Patriots (four) and Redskins (three).

The following are the rules-change proposals:

Proposal No. 1 (Redskins) -- Move the kickoff line from the kicking team’s 35-yard line to the kicking team’s 40-yard line. Reason -- Player safety and historic consistency.

Proposal No. 2 (Redskins) -- Make all personal foul penalties subject to replay review. Reason -- Competitive fairness and integrity of the game.

Proposal No. 3 (Redskins) -- Eliminate overtime periods in preseason games. Reason -- Player safety.

Proposal No. 4 (Patriots) -- Extend the goal posts an additional five feet above the cross bar. Reason -- Currently a definitive ruling cannot be made on many field goal attempts that cross over the top of the goal posts.

Proposal No. 5 (Patriots) -- Move the line of scrimmage for try kicks to the defensive team’s 25-yard line. Reason -- Make the try kick a more competitive play.

Proposal No. 6 (Patriots) -- Placed fixed cameras on all boundary lines. Reason -- Guarantees coverage along these lines regardless of where network cameras are positioned.

Proposal No. 7 (Patriots) -- Allow a coach to challenge any official’s decision except on scoring plays and turnovers. Reason -- More extensive use of replay review system.

The following are rules-change proposals authored by the competition committee:

Proposal No. 8 -- Make rolling up on the side of the leg of a defender illegal. Reason -- Player safety.

Proposal No. 9 -- Allow referee to consult with members of the NFL officiating department during replay reviews. Reason -- Improve consistency and accuracy in replay decisions, and shorten time for review.

Proposal No. 10 -- Expand reviewable plays to include the recovery of a loose ball in the field of play. Reason -- Allows replay review system to correct an officiating error.

Proposal No. 11 -- Game clock will continue running after a quarterback sack outside two minutes of either half. Reason -- Officiating consistency.

Proposal No. 12 -- The restriction on pass interference will apply when the action takes place anywhere beyond the line of scrimmage, instead of more than one yard beyond the line of scrimmage. Reason -- Current rules provides offense (blocking beyond line of scrimmage) unfair advantage.

Proposal No. 13 -- Change spot of enforcement for defensive fouls committed behind the line of scrimmage to the previous spot. Also change spot of enforcement for defensive fouls committed during a running play before a change of possession, and for fouls committed by the receiving team during post-possession plays. Reason -- Simplifies penalty enforcement.

The following are bylaws-change proposals and their authors:

Proposal No. 1 (Redskins) -- Increase number of active-list players for regular-season games played on a day other than Sunday or Monday from 46 to 49. Reason -- Player safety.

Proposal No. 2 (Redskins) -- Raise the practice squad limit from eight to 10 players. Reason -- Player safety.

Proposal No. 3 (Redskins) -- Permit clubs to trade players prior to the start of the league year. Reason -- Gives players under contract for the upcoming year an opportunity to earn their current contract rather than being terminated.

Proposal No. 4 (Redskins) -- Eliminate the cutdown to 75 players. Reason -- Player safety and development.

Proposal No. 5 (Redskins) -- Permit more than one player to return to active list from the club’s reserve/injured list. Reason -- Current rule is unnecessarily restrictive.

Proposal No. 6 (Eagles) -- Permit each club to time and test at its facility 10 players who attended the league combine. Also permit clubs to attend any timing and testing session at another club’s facility that involves three or more draft-eligible players. Reason -- Clubs in some metropolitan areas have limited opportunity to time and test draft-eligible players at their facility.

Proposal No. 7 (competition committee) -- Adjust the time of the roster reduction to 53 to 4 p.m. New York time on the Saturday of the fourth preseason week in years when there are no games scheduled for that Friday. Reason -- Provides teams more time to evaluate players for whom waivers have been requested at the final roster reduction.

 
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