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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/

  • Sat., Aug. 09, 2014 7:00PM - 10:00PM CDT Packers at Tennessee Titans Packers at Tennessee Titans
  • Sat., Aug. 16, 2014 3:00PM - 6:00PM CDT Packers at St. Louis Rams Packers at St. Louis Rams

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Never pick against a great quarterback

Posted Jan 3, 2014

Bill Cowher likes the Packers, too

Thomas from Fruit Cove, FL

Vic, who do you think has a more difficult job in the cold, the QB or the WR? The QB has to attempt to grip and throw the cold rock, while the WR has to catch it and then secure it before he gets hit and hold onto it after he is hit.

Whoa! What about all of the other stuff the quarterback has to do? What about reading the defense, making new calls, changing the play, making sure his wide receiver isn’t covering up the tight end, communicating all of that information in below-zero temperatures? Playing quarterback in cold weather is a noble act. He can’t ever submit to the weather. He must at all times be focused on the game and not on how to stay warm. It’s amazing what these great men can do in such adverse conditions.

Robert from Maplewood, MN

I’m cheering for Philly. If ever there was a place for the Packers’ good fortune and luck to change, it’s in Carolina.

I’ll take my chances in Carolina. I think this team would love to play a game in some warmer weather.

Timothy from Hartland, WI

Can we be honest? The 49ers clearly have the physical and mental toughness advantage. Just watch/listen to the interviews with their players and coaches. The Packers have not had 49ers-level toughness for a while now. How can you deny it?

The 49ers are a tough bunch. This will be a great opportunity for the Packers to prove their toughness.

Terry from Palestine, IL

Vic, I saw Bill Cowher on the CBS early news show this morning and he says he favors the Broncos and either team that comes from the Packers/49ers game to reach the Super Bowl. He thought either team from that game could go all the way. As a Packers fan, I like his assessment, but I think his picks actually have credibility. The Packers seem to be getting hot at just the right time. I agree with coach Cowher. What do you think?

He’s possibly the best tactical coach I’ve ever covered. He’s very underrated as a bench coach. He always expressed his belief that the team that started fast after halftime would be the team that would win the game, and I had never paid much attention to that philosophy, but when I did, I saw he was usually right. Coach Kire knows his stuff. He has a high regard for the Packers, and it’s because he knows the value of a star quarterback. Never pick against a great quarterback.

Mike from Chicago, IL

Vic, I don’t remember if you’ve addressed this in the past, but what are your thoughts on the current overtime rules?

I don’t like them. I like the old rule; first to score wins. The new rules are wimpy.

Dan from Milwaukee, WI

This morning on NFL Network, they were bashing Packers fans for not selling out their playoff tickets. They were claiming we gave up on the season and we’d prefer to grab a beer from our fridge and enjoy the couch. This was extremely insulting! Calm me down, Vic.

Shut down Rodgers and play for the higher draft pick. Remember that? Weren’t the ex-jockos at NFL Network promoting that insanity? Let’s play.

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