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    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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Rodgers continues assault on TD-passes record

Posted Nov 14, 2011

The assault continues. Nine games into the season, Aaron Rodgers is on track to threaten Tom Brady’s all-time, single-season touchdown-passes record, 50.

Brady set that record in 2007, a year the Patriots became the first team to accomplish a 16-0 regular-season record. Four years later, Rodgers has nine wins under his belt (no pun intended), and his 28 touchdown passes would equate to 49.77 for the season. You get the point, right?

The point is that this is starting to get serious. The Wisconsin air rained four more touchdown passes in the Packers’ 45-7 win over the Vikings on Monday night, and the good news for Packers fans is that there doesn’t appear to be any relief in sight. The forecast is for a continued downpour.

Asked if his pursuit of the touchdown-passes record is important to him, Rodgers said: “Yeah, not really thinking about that, to be honest. We’re thinking about winning our division and getting a home playoff game and all of that will take care of itself. I just want to be efficient and consistent and get us in good situations. If we’re doing that and I’m not turning the ball over, we’re going to be in every game.”

No one’s quite sure when the last time was that Rodgers wasn’t efficient and consistent. What’s important is what’s ahead: Next up is a Tampa Bay defense that was ranked 29th overall and 28th in pass-defense heading into this past weekend’s games.

As the season makes its turn toward Thanksgiving, the official starting point of the late-season push, Packers fans await official notification from somebody, anybody, that they may begin considering and discussing the potential for a perfect season. Rodgers was asked if he’s giving it any thought, and it’s important to note that his response began with a very pregnant pause, that was accompanied by the hint of a smile.

These words followed:

“We try to go 1-0 every week. I know I said that last week. We’ve got nine of them right now banked and we’re going to try to get 10 this Sunday.”

Hold off just a little longer, folks, but we’re getting close.

Do you think Brady’s taken note of what’s going in Green Bay? Sure he has. These guys aren’t made of stone. These are ultra-competitive men and you can bet the Patriots quarterback is starting to feel a little tense about the ease with which Rodgers is flipping touchdown passes.

Rodgers’ play has reached a level that, even on a night when he tossed four more scores, he wasn’t satisfied by the performance.

Was it the Packers’ most complete game, he was asked?

“Probably not offensively, no. We had way too many negative-yardage plays and I think we left some yards out there on the field. But they have a good defense. They did some good things tonight, kind of slowed us down there a little bit in the first half. We’ve got to be a little bit better converting those third downs early on,” Rodgers said.

He made it sound as though the Packers eked out a 13-7 win.

Rodgers talked up wide receiver Jordy Nelson and the resurrection of the Packers defense.

“He’s the best second-reaction guy in the league. He’s got a great feel for where to go, where to get open in relation to where I’m at on the field and what I’m doing. I have a lot of confidence in him. When the ball is in the air, I have the confidence he’s going to come down with it,” Rodgers said of Nelson.

Then, about the defense, he said: “They’ve definitely been taking some heat in the media, but it’s nice to see Clay (Matthews) get a couple sacks and they gave up seven points but it was a short field after the fumble. I think they’re very happy. You’ve got to give Dom Capers a lot of credit.”

All around the league, they’re talking about Rodgers. They’re starting to talk about the potential for 16-0 and Rodgers’ assault on Brady’s record.

The best is yet to come.

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