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  • 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.

  • Sun., Jul. 27, 2014 8:20 AM - 10:20 AM CDT *Public practice *Any practices moved inside to the Don Hutson Center due to inclement weather, poor field conditions or for any other reason will be closed to the public due to space limitations. All other practices listed are expected to be open unless listed otherwise. All outdoor practices are expected to be held on Ray Nitschke Field (across from the Resch Center). All times indicated are Central.
  • Sun., Jul. 27, 2014 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM CDT Live McCarthy press conference Head Coach Mike McCarthy will be available to media in the Lambeau Field Media Auditorium.
  • Mon., Jul. 28, 2014 8:20 AM - 10:20 AM CDT *Public practice *Any practices moved inside to the Don Hutson Center due to inclement weather, poor field conditions or for any other reason will be closed to the public due to space limitations. All other practices listed are expected to be open unless listed otherwise. All outdoor practices are expected to be held on Ray Nitschke Field (across from the Resch Center). All times indicated are Central.
  • Mon., Jul. 28, 2014 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM CDT Live McCarthy press conference Head Coach Mike McCarthy will be available to media in the Lambeau Field Media Auditorium.
  • Wed., Jul. 30, 2014 8:20 AM - 10:20 AM CDT *Public practice *Any practices moved inside to the Don Hutson Center due to inclement weather, poor field conditions or for any other reason will be closed to the public due to space limitations. All other practices listed are expected to be open unless listed otherwise. All outdoor practices are expected to be held on Ray Nitschke Field (across from the Resch Center). All times indicated are Central.

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Signature Snaps: Play of the Year

Posted Feb 27, 2014

Top vote-getters in each category up for final vote


GREEN BAY—The votes are in, and now there’s one more vote to take.

The winners of each of the four categories in Signature Snaps are presented here for Play of the Year for 2013.

Be sure to watch the video and vote for your choice.

Top running play

Eddie Lacy, 60 yards at Dallas, Week 15

Similar to his 56-yard run against Chicago in Week 9, it was on the Packers’ first snap of the second half that Lacy got loose, this time for 60 yards down the sideline, the play that sparked Green Bay’s comeback from a 26-3 halftime deficit.

Three plays later, backup QB Matt Flynn hit WR Jordy Nelson for a 13-yard TD, and the Packers were on their way to rallying for a 37-36 victory, tying the largest scoring margin ever overcome to win a game in franchise history.

Top passing play

Randall Cobb, 48-yard TD at Chicago, Week 17

One of the most dramatic and memorable plays in Packers’ history, and certainly the most significant since Super Bowl XLV. Green Bay’s season was on the line, fourth-and-8 from just across midfield, with the Bears leading, 28-27. Chicago blitzed and sent seven rushers after QB Aaron Rodgers, who escaped what looked like a sure sack by Bears DE Julius Peppers with the help of a great cut block by FB John Kuhn.

As Rodgers got out of the pocket, WR Randall Cobb was all alone deep downfield, as Bears S Chris Conte had squatted at the first-down marker, assuming the blitz would force Rodgers to throw quickly. All Rodgers had to do was get the ball in Cobb’s vicinity, and he made the easy catch for a 48-yard TD that made the Packers NFC North champions for a third straight year.

Top defensive play

Goal-line stand at Baltimore, Week 6

This was the closest vote of the bunch, and there were a number of heroes in this sequence, on which the Packers stopped four consecutive Ravens runs from the 4-yard line and in. The last two were both from the 1, with S Morgan Burnett making a dynamite play to string RB Ray Rice to the outside on third down, and then DL Mike Daniels, CB Micah Hyde and a host of others collapsing on RB Bernard Pierce on fourth down. The big stand preserved a 3-0 lead at the time in a game the Packers won by two points.

Top special teams play

Micah Hyde, 93-yard punt return TD at Minnesota, Week 8

Two weeks prior, Hyde had taken the reins on punt returns in Baltimore, and late in the first half he helped break open the game at the Metrodome. Hyde’s 93-yard run to paydirt was the Packers’ longest punt return in six years and tied for the fourth longest all-time. It gave the Packers a 24-10 lead in a game they would eventually win, 44-31.

Be sure to watch the video and vote for your play of the year.

 
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