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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/

  • Sat., Aug. 09, 2014 7:00PM - 10:00PM CDT Packers at Tennessee Titans Packers at Tennessee Titans
  • Sat., Aug. 16, 2014 3:00PM - 6:00PM CDT Packers at St. Louis Rams Packers at St. Louis Rams


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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