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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 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.

     
  • Sat., Aug. 02, 2014 5:30 PM CDT Packers Family Night, presented by Bellin Health

    ‘Family Night’ will serve as the introduction of the 2014 Green Bay Packers, in-person to a capacity crowd in Lambeau Field and on television to a state-wide audience.

    The event, which begins with in-stadium activities at 5:30 p.m., will benefit the Wendy’s Wonderful Kids foster care adoption program, a signature program of the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.

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When does QB get picked? Pauline says fun begins at No. 7

Posted May 7, 2014

Draft guru offers expectations for first round

GREEN BAY—Draft analyst Tony Pauline says “the fun begins with pick seven with Tampa. That’ll set the tone for the middle part of round one.”

That’s Pauline’s prediction for when the first quarterback will be chosen and a possible run on quarterbacks might begin. The 2014 NFL Draft begins at 7 p.m. CT Thursday, and the intrigue will begin right away with pick No. 1, held by the Houston Texans.

“I think it’ll be (Jadeveon) Clowney by the Texans or a team that trades up,” Pauline predicted. “The Falcons don’t want to give up a huge amount because they’ve got several needs.”

The Rams hold the second pick of the draft and the Rams have provided mixed messages on what they might do.

“I think it’s going to be one of the tackles, either (Greg) Robinson or (Jake) Matthews. They’ve got to protect (Sam) Bradford, but they let it be known at the combine they’re going to shop that pick,” Pauline said.

At No. 3, the Jaguars are a candidate to pick a quarterback, but Pauline is picking a wide receiver for Jacksonville.

“I think they’re going to take Sammy Watkins. Khalil Mack is in the conversation but Justin Blackmon was suspended and (the Jaguars) have strong need at receiver. Watkins isn’t that far off from the third player,” Pauline said.

Cleveland wants a quarterback. Does the run begin at No. 4?

“I think the Browns could pull a surprise and take Mike Evans. The Browns don’t need defense. They need offense badly. Blake Bortles is the sleeper here,” Pauline said.

At No. 5, Pauline thinks Oakland will reel in one of the steals of the first round. Most draftniks have Mack in the top two spots, but Pauline has Mack falling to the Raiders.

“The Raiders want a player that can afford immediate impact and help them win games immediately. Mack would be a good pick,” Pauline said.

Should Atlanta remain at No. 6, Pauline is convinced the Falcons would spend that pick on an offensive tackle, either Robinson or Matthews.

At No. 7, Tampa has been linked to Johnny Manziel, though the Bucs selected Mike Glennon in the third round of last year’s draft and Glennon showed distinct promise in his rookie season.

“I think Manziel is going to be an owner’s pick,” Pauline said, suggesting Manziel offers a significant gate attraction for teams needing to sell tickets. “Either Tampa takes Manziel or Minnesota takes (Blake) Bortles (at No. 8).”

Pauline also projects Derek Carr and Teddy Bridgewater as quarterbacks to be selected in the first round, and that could cause the Packers to be a target for a trade.

“Teams like Jacksonville and Cleveland might trade back into the first round to get a quarterback,” Pauline said.

The draft guru considers tight end Eric Ebron to be another pivotal prospect in the first round. Ebron offers significant playmaking ability but his bold personality might cause him to fall.

Linebacker C.J. Mosley is another player Pauline believes could slide lower than his value.

“Mosley could go to Miami if Zack Martin isn’t there. That’s the earliest (Mosley) goes, to Miami (at No. 19),” Pauline said.

Might Mosley be available to the Packers two picks after Miami’s pick?

“There’s definitely a chance. He could be one of the steals of round one. The Packers at 21 would get my 14th-rated player in the draft,” said Pauline, who rates linebacker Ryan Shazier, safeties Ha Ha Clinton-Dix and Calvin Pryor, defensive tackle Louis Nix and wide receivers Odell Beckham and Brandin Cooks as fitting in and around pick No. 21.

“It’s not a good inside linebacker draft. If you want an inside linebacker, you better get him quickly. It’s not a deep safety draft. After the top three, the other guys have question marks or have one-dimensional games. I like Terrence Brooks. That’s a guy to consider in the third round. If he had better ball skills, he’s probably a top 45 pick,” Pauline added.

The fun is soon to begin.

 
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