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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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This run is fun; keep it going

Posted Dec 17, 2013

Steelers showing signs of rebuilding in second half of season

Conor from Milwaukee, WI

Look out?

When you reach this point in the season, it has to be look out or you’re going nowhere.

Kellan from Madison, WI

So, are people still talking about quitting and giving up for a higher draft pick?

No, and they’re not talking about remaining aggressive while trying to protect a two-touchdown lead, either. They’re not complaining about playing prevent defense or running the ball to kill the clock. All of a sudden, just winning the game is good enough.

Lucas from Menasha, WI

Lacy is among the top three running backs in pass-blocking efficiency. Pittsburgh’s Bell is actually near the bottom. We have a stud, not just with the ball, but without.

Please be careful with the chortling. Fate truly is the Packers’ friend right now, but fate hates chortling and fate is very fickle.

Nick from Eagle River, WI

Do any fans travel like Packers fans to see their team play?

I’m whistling. Please don’t curse this now, OK? We’ve come too far to do that.

Greg from Superior, WI

I see a lot of cornerbacks not turning to look for the ball and waving their hands/arms in the air trying to break up a pass. There is no flag thrown. Isn’t that a penalty?

There is no such thing as face-guarding. It’s a myth, and that’s why the Ellis Hobbs call was an abomination.

Eric from Ft. Worth, TX

How do we beat a suddenly hot Steelers team?

I wouldn’t call them suddenly hot. I would call them a team that’s begun to identify some players for their future during the second half of the season. Jason Worilds and Cameron Heyward are showing some promise on defense. Mike Adams is playing better since they began picking his spots. David DeCastro has developed into a quality guard. Kelvin Beachum looks like a player for their future. LeVeon Bell has shown flashes of the feature back they need. WR Markus Wheaton is a guy I liked at the Senior Bowl and Vince Williams is a pure run-stuffing linebacker that I loved at the Senior Bowl and wanted to see the Packers draft. The secondary is the next step for the Steelers in their rebuild. Don’t be fooled by the stats. You beat the Steelers by throwing the ball.

Shawn from Troy, NY

The Redskins think they can get a first-rounder for Cousins, so technically they are playing for the draft pick.

You can look real smart if you pick somebody’s pocket, or you can look real stupid if somebody picks yours.

Colton from Green Bay, WI

Vic, how do you explain our first-half slow starts?

I have no explanation for them. Why does everything have to be explained? I had no explanation for the fourth-quarter collapses. Now they’ve stopped and the collapses are in the first half. Falls down a well, eyes go cross. Gets kicked by a mule, they go back. I don’t know.

Mark from Stewartville, MN

Vic, as I understand it, if the Packers beat Pittsburgh and the Bears lose this Sunday, the Packers still have to beat the Bears in the last regular-season game to win the division. If the Packers lose and the Bears lose this Sunday, the Packers will win the division title if they beat the Bears and if the Lions lose one more game. If the Packers lose to Pittsburgh and the Bears win this Sunday, the Packers are out of the playoffs. Do I have it straight?

Bingo!

Jerry from Des Moines, IA

Vic, does this game have extra meaning for you since it’s against the Steelers?

Sure it does. It always had extra meaning for me when I covered the Jaguars and they played the Steelers twice a year. I haven’t covered the Steelers since 1994, but I know a lot of the people that work there and I have irreplaceable memories from the years I covered that esteemed franchise. You want me to hate them? I’m not built that way. I cherish the years I covered the Steelers, just as I cherish the years I’ve covered the Jaguars and the Packers. Having said all of that, it is my strong desire that the Packers win on Sunday because I love this run the Packers are on and the memories it’s creating. This is fun. Keep it going.


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