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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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Packers score 'significant victory' over Vikings

Posted Nov 14, 2011

In what Packers Head Coach Mike McCarthy termed a “significant victory,” the Packers defense came to life and eased concerns about its performance through the first half of the season, and Aaron Rodgers and the offense lit up the scoreboard, again, for a 45-7 win over the Minnesota Vikings on Monday Night Football.

“This game was a significant victory for us. Stay in command, stay in control of our division. As a football team, we needed a significant victory,” McCarthy told reporters following the game.

The score made it the widest margin of victory for the Packers this season, against a Vikings team that only three weeks earlier had lost to the Packers by six points. What it means is the Vikings have lost to the Packers by the smallest and largest margins in the Packers’ 9-0 start to the season.

“It’s the best game because of the margin of victory,” McCarthy said. “At the end of the day, it’s about points. When all three phases win as they did tonight, you have a chance for that outcome.”

Here’s what the Packers’ three phases did against the Vikings:

  • Special teams opened the scoring when rookie return man Randall Cobb went 80 yards with a punt, following a three-and-out on the Vikings’ first possession of the game. Cobb also fumbled a punt that allowed the Vikings their only score, and he returned a kickoff 55 yards to set up another Packers score.

“He has three fumbles in nine games and that’s not cutting it,” McCarthy said of Cobb. It is the lone negative from the win.

  • Rodgers and the offense gained 356 yards, dominated time of possession by six-and-a-half minutes, was forced to punt only twice in the game and scored touchdowns on four consecutive possessions in the second half.

  • The defense, ranked 30th in the league in yards allowed and 27th in third-down efficiency, likely improved those rankings after having allowed the Vikings just 266 yards of offense and limited the Vikings to five of 14 in third-down conversion attempts.

“We are really moving on to Tampa Bay,” McCarthy said, referring to the Packers’ next opponent, at Lambeau Field this Sunday. “It’s a challenging part of our schedule.”

Rodgers added four more touchdown passes to his season’s total, now at 28, and his 140.3 passer rating added to his league lead in that category. Rodgers tossed two touchdown passes to Jordy Nelson and one each to Greg Jennings and John Kuhn.

Defense, however, was the star of this game, largely due to the concern for its sluggish performance over the first eight games. Clay Matthews enjoyed his first two-sack game of the season, and led a rejuvenated pass-rush that sacked rookie quarterback Christian Ponder three times and hurried him six times.

“I didn’t see anything really different,” McCarthy said when asked if the scheme had been altered to include more blitzing. “We were 48 percent pressure last week. I think we were slightly higher this week.

“Clay and Charles (Woodson) really stood out tonight,” McCarthy added.

The Packers head coach said the focus was on stopping Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, who rushed for 175 yards against the Packers in Week 7, but gained only 51 yards on 14 carries this time. It’s also important to note that Ponder had his roughest outing since being installed as the team’s starter in that game against the Packers. He was 16 of 34 for 190 yards, no touchdowns, one interception and a 52.3 passer rating in this game.

“We played very well tonight and it feels great,” McCarthy said.

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