Coming Up
  • 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.

  • 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 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

  • 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.


Vic Ketchman

Vic Ketchman is a veteran of 40 NFL seasons and has covered the Steelers and Jaguars prior to coming to Green Bay.


Burnett breaks hand in practice drill

Posted Oct 14, 2011

Safety Morgan Burnett missed practice on Friday after sustaining a broken hand in a blitz drill on Thursday. Head Coach Mike McCarthy made Burnett “probable” on the Packers’ injury report for Sunday’s game against the visiting St. Louis Rams.

“We have some time to test it between now and then. He feels he can play,” McCarthy told reporters on Friday.

“My hand got caught in the mix. It’s one of those things. It’s part of football,” Burnett said following practice.

He said he plans to wear a protective cast on his broken hand. When asked if he expects to play on Sunday, Burnett said: “As of right now, I’m expecting to play, but it’s the trainers’ call.

“Whenever you have something taken away, you appreciate how much you need it,” he added, referring to the use of his broken hand. “You’re going to have to focus more on seeing the threads on the football.”

Should Burnett be unable to play, he would be replaced by undrafted rookie M.D. Jennings.

“M.D. took Morgan’s reps today. You look for him to take advantage of opportunity. He’s getting better,” McCarthy said of Jennings.

Defensive Coordinator Dom Capers referred to Jennings as “the next guy up for us. We were impressed with him in camp. He got a lot of work today. I thought he did a good job,” Capers said.

Capers’ defense will welcome the return of linebacker Frank Zombo on Sunday. Zombo has been out of action since early in the preseason, after he sustained a broken scapula against Arizona in the second preseason game.

“We’ll throw him in there and see how he does. It’ll be nice to have him back. I don’t know how we’ll do it, but you’ll see Zombo play some for us,” Capers said.

“It’s good to be back,” Zombo said. “I feel like I’m part of the team again.”

The Packers will be facing a Rams team that will be bolstered by the return to full strength of star running back Steven Jackson. A Rams offense that is 31st in total yards is looking for a spark, and Jackson’s 5.4 yards-per-carry average is one of the few bright spots on the Rams’ stats sheet.

Second-year quarterback Sam Bradford continues to draw raves from coaches and scouts as one of the league’s top young quarterbacks, but Bradford has competed fewer than 50 percent of his passes, has thrown only three touchdowns in four games and his 70.8 passer rating is one spot above last place among NFL quarterbacks.

“I think he’s going to be a good player in the league for a long time,” McCarthy said of Bradford.

Should the Packers have to play without Burnett, they would have lost their second starter at safety this season. Nick Collins was lost for the season with a neck injury in Week 2. Veteran reserve Charlie Peprah has filled in capably for Collins.

“You always gotta respect your opponent. They still have a great running back, speed at receiver. Not only that, we’re working on ourselves. We want to play our best,” Peprah said.

Peprah played a strong game in Atlanta last Sunday, killing an Atlanta rally with a late-game interception.

“I feel like I have better football ahead of me. We want to live up to expectations. This year, people are expecting us to win,” he said.

Additional coverage - Oct. 14
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