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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 vs. Giants: Five key matchups

Posted Jan 13, 2012


1. Osi Umenyiora and Jason Pierre-Paul vs. Chad CliftonWith just a quarter of football under his belt since being injured in Week 5 of the season, Clifton is facing the most daunting challenge any left tackle in the league might encounter. He’ll be up against the pass-rush star of Super Bowl XLII and the best young pass-rusher in the game today, a Giants pass-rush tag team extraordinaire. Is Clifton all the way back from his hamstring and back injuries? Is he ready to go four quarters against Umenyiora and Pierre-Paul? The answer to those questions might decide the outcome of this game.

2. Aaron Rodgers vs. Eli Manning—Applying the theory of passer rating differential, Rodgers needs to defeat Manning for the Packers to win this game. In the Packers’ 38-35 win in the first meeting between the two teams, Rodgers eked out a 106.2-100.7 victory over Manning.

3. Greg Jennings vs. Aaron Ross—Jennings is making his return from a Week 14 knee injury. Ross is recovering from the effects of a concussion. Both players are key to their team’s potential for success on Sunday.

4. B.J. Raji vs. David Baas—Forget about the Giants’ No. 32 rush ranking. The Giants are running the ball and dominating time of possession these days, and that is something the Packers must not allow on Sunday. A 3-4 defense’s nose tackle is the key player in stopping the run; Raji has to win against Baas, the Giants’ center.

5. Victor Cruz vs. Tramon WilliamsCruz led the Giants with seven catches for 119 yards in the Week 13 game. He’s the spark that starts the Giants’ engine. Williams was the star of the Packers’ postseason run last year and his play late in this season has been on the rise.

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