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  • 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.

     
  • 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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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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House latest to wear famous 31

Posted Aug 5, 2011

Packers fans will get a look at a new face wearing a familiar number, when rookie cornerback Davon House pulls on jersey number 31 for Saturday’s “Family Night” practice at Lambeau Field. Don’t be fooled; it’s not Al Harris.

Comments have been made that House resembles Harris, right down to the hair and the jersey number. Some have even suggested that House plays like Harris.

“That’s the number I wanted,” House said, though he made no request of it. “I was picked at 131 and 31 teams passed me up.”

House was picked in the fourth round by the Packers. Following a strong junior season, House was expected to go higher in the draft than he did, but a nagging ankle injury compromised his effectiveness last fall.

“If you watch film, I’m limping the whole game, every game,” he said.

The ankle injury was significant enough that House wore a protective boot all week, every week, taking it off only to play on Saturday, and this for a team that won only one game.

“That was probably the big reason I fell to the fourth,” House said of the ankle injury, “but I landed in a great place.”

He landed in a place that is loaded with defensive backs, and early training camp returns suggest House will deepen the Packers’ stable of defensive backs. He has, in the vernacular, looked good to date.

“He fits right in,” Packers Director of College Scouting John Dorsey said of House.

Dorsey scouted House at New Mexico, where the defensive coordinator and head coach gave Dorsey a glowing report on House.

“He never used the ankle as an excuse,” Dorsey said. “You saw the physical dimensions of an NFL cornerback. You saw the speed, the feet, the agility and athletic ability.”

House will put all of that on display for Packers fans on Saturday. Fans will see him line up against one of the NFL’s deepest stables of wide receivers.

It was his game against another receiver in the NFC North, Boise State’s Titus Young, now a member of the Detroit Lions, that brought House to prominence as a junior.

“That’s the game a lot of guys go to watch,” Dorsey said.

“I played my best game of the year: six pass breakups, nine tackles. I held him to 90 yards; he did score a touchdown. I guarded him the whole game,” House said proudly.

The likelihood is that House and Young will face each other twice a year over the next several years.

“I’m getting confident and I feel like I’m blending in and I don’t look like a rookie that doesn’t know what he’s doing,” House said.

Packers fans will have a chance to judge for themselves on Saturday.

 
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