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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/

     

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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 makes short move to coordinator's office

Posted Feb 2, 2012

Little did Tom Clements know that his next job was just a short completion down the hallway from his old job. That’s how far Clements will move the contents from the office of the Packers’ quarterbacks coach, to the office former offensive coordinator Joe Philbin vacated two weeks ago to become the head coach of the Miami Dolphins.

In the least-surprising news of the NFL postseason, the Packers officially promoted Clements on Thursday to the position of offensive coordinator following six years as the team’s quarterbacks coach. The promotion was expected.

“I’m happy that it’s happened and I’m happy for Joe that he’s a head coach, and I’m glad I was able to step into his place,” Clements told packers.com on Thursday. “I’ve been a coordinator before, only for a few years. I’ve always wanted to get back to doing that and thankful that it’s here in Green Bay. I think it’s a great opportunity. We have a young team. We’ve had success over the past couple of years. We still have a lot of room to grow and I’m happy to be a part of it.”

Packers Head Coach Mike McCarthy said: “Tom has been an integral part of our success and our staff, making it an obvious decision to promote him to offensive coordinator. He has earned this opportunity and we look forward to continued offensive success in 2012.”

Under Clements’ tutelage, quarterback Aaron Rodgers grew into the league’s premier passer, as Rodgers was the start-to-finish top-rated passer in the league in 2011. Most of all, Clements hopes Rodgers will lead the Packers back to the Super Bowl.

“We had an outstanding year offensively, obviously, but what we’re all about here and will continue to be all about here is winning championships," he said. "That’s the ultimate goal, so all of the statistics and the things we did offensively are nice, but we’re not playing in the final game. I want to try to get back to the Super Bowl and win a few more championships.”

The Packers’ offensive system will remain the same. Head Coach Mike McCarthy will call the plays on game day; Clements will assume all of the other duties, which culminate each week in the creation of the Packers’ offensive game plan.

“There might be subtle changes, just in the way we do things, that the players will notice but the casual observer will not. Joe and I are similar. We have a system in place. We have an approach in place. There’s no reason to change it. Don’t fix what isn’t broken, but we’re always looking to make improvements in the way we do things,” Clements said.

Clements’ track record as a quarterbacks coach includes time spent with the Saints, Chiefs and Steelers. In his native Pittsburgh, Clements was hailed for the work he did in resurrecting the careers of Kordell Stewart and Tommy Maddox. When Mike Mularkey left Pittsburgh to become the head coach in Buffalo, he made Clements the Bills’ offensive coordinator, a job Clements held for two years until joining McCarthy’s staff in Green Bay in 2006.

“You have a great player at quarterback, you have other outstanding players. Hopefully, we’ll continue to roll and have more fun and win more championships,” Clements said.

Late in the 2011 season, Clements became a top candidate for the vacant head coaching job at Penn State. His name seemed to surface in connection with every job that came open.

“I’m not disappointed. Being a head coach would be great. I did interview with Penn State and Tampa, but all along I’ve said this would be a tough place to leave. It’s a great football town, the fans are great, we’re a young team and have a chance to be good for a long stretch of time. It would’ve had to have been the right situation to go. I wasn’t looking to leave just to go, because this is a great place to be,” Clements said.

The Packers had the NFL’s third-ranked offense and third-ranked pass offense in 2011. Two areas that are likely to be addressed are sacks (41) and a running game that dropped two spots to 27th in the league.

“The ultimate goal is to score points, which is what we did pretty well. If we could shore up the sack area and be more solid in the running game, maybe we could score more points as well,” he added.

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