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  • Wed., Jul. 23, 2014 5:00 PM CDT Ask Vic Day

    “Ask Vic Day” will include dinner and a movie, an “Ask Vic Live,” and a few other surprises along the way. The event will be held on July 23, 2014, at Lambeau Field. Registration will begin at 4 pm with a 5 pm kickoff. Door prizes will be awarded during the reception.

    Cost per person is $35 (tax included).

  • Thu., Jul. 24, 2014 11:00 AM CDT Shareholders Meeting

    The Green Bay Packers 2014 Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be held Thursday, July 24, at 11 a.m., at Lambeau Field. The meeting will take place rain or shine.

  • 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.

     

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Vic Ketchman

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

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Clements has McCarthy vote for Penn State job

Posted Dec 16, 2011

Packers Quarterbacks Coach Tom Clements is expected to interview for the head coaching job at Penn State, and Mike McCarthy cast his vote solidly in Clements’ favor.

“I have three siblings that have graduated from Penn State, so he’d have the McCarthy vote,” the Packers head coach said. “These opportunities are few and far between.”

Head coaching opportunities are likely to present themselves more often for members of McCarthy’s staff, as would be expected of a team that has won 19 consecutive games and is the reigning Super Bowl champion. Clements played at Notre Dame but he’s a native of Pittsburgh.

Meanwhile, the Packers were concluding their preparation for Sunday’s game in Kansas City. The Packers have a long injury list that includes defensive lineman Ryan Pickett, whom McCarthy confirmed will miss Sunday’s game due to a concussion Pickett sustained last Sunday against the Raiders.

The Packers defense will be facing a Chiefs team that hasn’t scored more than 10 points in any game since October, but the Chiefs offense the Packers have seen on tape this week will be different from the one they’ll see on Sunday.

“This is a different week,” Defensive Coordinator Dom Capers said. “Everything we watched was (with Tyler) Palko at quarterback. It sounds like we’re going to get (Kyle) Orton. I think he can make all the throws. The transition to the new quarterback should create a lot of excitement. We know we’ll get their best effort.”

The Packers faced Orton earlier this season, when he was the quarterback of the Denver Broncos. The Packers won that game, 49-23.

“He threw the ball pretty well against us,” Capers said.

Coming off one of his defense’s strongest efforts of the season, Capers would like to see a repeat performance this week in Kansas City.

“I’d like for us to be consistent. I thought we took a step in the right direction last week. This is the month of December, so it’s getting down to the nitty-gritty and we need to be playing our best defense heading into the playoffs,” Capers said.

Offensively, the Packers will be facing a Chiefs defense that possesses a star pass-rusher in Tamba Hali and a 10th-ranked secondary.

“I know they miss Eric Berry, but I think it’s a good defensive football team,” Offensive Coordinator Joe Philbin said.

“They move him around,” Philbin added of Hali. “He’s a good player. He’s got the speed and the get-off, but he’s got the power, too. He plays to the whistle. He’s got a legit motor.”

The Packers will be without star wide receiver Greg Jennings, out with a knee injury, which will shine the spotlight on the Packers’ depth at the position.

“They’ve all played some. I expect we should be able to throw the football, if we protect well, and get some guys open and move the ball through the air,” Philbin said.

Additional coverage - Dec. 16
 
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