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  • 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.


  • 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.

  • Sat., Aug. 09, 2014 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM CDT Packers at Tennessee Titans Packers at Tennessee Titans

Ask Vic


I want more games like this; nothing beats December

Posted Dec 23, 2013

Packers can beat anybody in January in Lambeau Field

Deepak from Chicago, IL

What a week! Aren’t you glad they changed the schedule to have more division opponents the last two weeks? This has really made for an exciting entrance to the playoffs, with so many seeds and playoff spots still up for grabs.

Pushing division games to December was a good idea. I would also be in favor of increasing the playoff field. Why? Because the product is at its best in December. Why wouldn’t I want to see more of this? September football is weak. It’s preseason-like. The football that’s being played right now speaks of the quality athletes and coaches that exist in this league. I wanna see more games the quality of what we’re seeing now. This is beautiful football.

Al from Miami, FL

Our defense can’t stop anyone. Why not consider a change to a 4-3 defense next season? Some of the best defenses right now are using that scheme.

Of the top 10 defenses in the league, seven of them play the 3-4.

Mark from Lakeland, FL

I am glad the Packers have a chance to get into the playoffs, but I am sick of fans saying I should be satisfied with dumb mistakes, penalties, poor coaching and bad execution of plays. If you want to cheer for a second-rate team, then great! I want more.

Hey, why let good fortune make you happy? It makes total sense to me to be miserable in Christmas week, especially after the Packers have somehow magically manipulated their season to be one win away from hosting a playoff game. Never mind that the Lions collapsed after having outgained the Packers 563-56 with 4:17 to play on Thanksgiving Day. Never mind that the Bears got blown out in Philadelphia needing only a win to clinch the NFC North and eliminate the Packers from title contention. Never mind that replay review gave the ball to the Packers at the Pittsburgh 3-yard line and then, after a field goal attempt was blocked, gave the ball back to the Packers at the Steelers 2-yard line. Never mind that fate has befriended the Packers. Bah humbug. Tis the season to be miserable. Fire everyone!

Justin from Watertown, WI

Regarding the 10-second runoff on an offensive penalty, what is the reasoning behind that rule? How come it doesn’t happen earlier in the game?

It’s intended to prevent an offense from stopping the clock with a penalty, especially a minor penalty.

Dave from Naperville, IL

Why didn’t Tomlin just run the clock out and kick a game-winning field goal?

That’s the on-paper right thing to do, but I like his explanation for not taking that route. “I’m not into that. We had an opportunity to put the ball in the end zone. In weather conditions like that, anything can happen. The snapper could roll the ball back. The snap could have gone through (the holder’s) hands.” Mike Tomlin is a bold coach in his own raw way. He challenges his team. After it started 0-4, he started calling guys out in his weekly Tuesday press conference. He hardened that team’s edge. I like that open-coat look he had yesterday. I didn’t like that step-on-the-field stuff in Baltimore, but that’s part of the swagger with which he coaches. Kicking the ball away after the go-ahead touchdown yesterday shocked me. I didn’t get that at all. I figured he’d pooch it. Tomlin is an aggressive and unpredictable coach. He’s Mike McCarthy but with the mindset of a hell-for-leather, defensive-minded coach. The fake-punt play and the fourth-and-1 gamble from midfield could’ve been disastrous had they failed. Winning justifies everything.

Rich from Detroit Lakes, MN

I don’t understand why fans could possibly be upset with the position we’re in. We lost our franchise quarterback for seven weeks and we’re still playing for a title. Wouldn’t you agree that everyone needs to just sit back and be happy that we have a shot?

All every team wants is a way into the playoffs. At that point, it’s a new season. What good did 15 wins do the Packers in the 2011 playoffs? Just get into the playoffs; that’s all. If the Packers make it into the playoffs, they’ll host a playoff game and I don’t see anybody this team can’t beat in January weather at Lambeau Field. Packers fans should feel blessed. Why be miserable? It is what it is. This team has played 15 games. The sample is large enough to define this team. Yes, it has weaknesses that have to be addressed, but there’s no rule that forbids a team from playing above the X’s and O’s. That’s what has to happen, beginning this Sunday. The Packers have to start playing above the X’s and O’s. We should be happy they have the chance.

Allen from Abingdon, MD

Vic, Earnest Hemingway could never have produced this kind of plot twist. As an NFL fan, I’m loving it all.

The 2011 season was a Hemingway; it was a trophy fish but it got eaten. This season is a Tom Clancy; you never know what’s going to happen next.


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