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  • Wed., Jul. 23, 2014 5:00 PM CDT Ask Vic Day

    “Ask Vic Day” will include dinner and a movie, an “Ask Vic Live,” and a few other surprises along the way. The event will be held on July 23, 2014, at Lambeau Field. Registration will begin at 4 pm with a 5 pm kickoff. Door prizes will be awarded during the reception.

    Cost per person is $35 (tax included).

  • Thu., Jul. 24, 2014 11:00 AM CDT Shareholders Meeting

    The Green Bay Packers 2014 Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be held Thursday, July 24, at 11 a.m., at Lambeau Field. The meeting will take place rain or shine.

  • 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.

    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.

     

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Signature Snaps: Top 5 defensive plays

Posted Feb 6, 2014

Watch the video and vote for your favorite in the poll

GREEN BAY—Signature Snaps is back, our look at the top plays from the previous season, along with a poll allowing you to vote for your favorite.

We’ll continue our review of 2013 with the top five defensive plays, listed and described here in chronological order.

Be sure to watch the video and vote in the poll. The top vote-getter in each Signature Snaps category will qualify for the final posting in the series, Play of the Year.

Top 5 defensive plays of 2013

M.D. Jennings, 24-yard fumble return TD at Cincinnati, Week 3

Rallying from an early 14-0 deficit, the Packers turned to their defense. Clay Matthews’ tackle and strip of Bengals RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis was scooped up by Jennings and returned for a score, the third of four consecutive turnovers forced by Green Bay that got the Packers back into the game.

Goal-line stand at Baltimore, Week 6

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 Morgan Burnett making a dynamite play to string Ray Rice to the outside on third down, and then Mike Daniels, Micah Hyde and a host of others collapsing on 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.

Sam Shields, INT at Dallas, Week 15

As valiantly as the Packers rallied in the second half against the Cowboys, the game probably doesn’t end in Green Bay’s favor without Shields’ clutch pick. Dallas had the ball on its own 35-yard line with less than three minutes left, and the Packers had just one timeout remaining. But as Matthews nearly sacked Tony Romo, the Cowboys QB was forced to throw off-balance to a crossing Miles Austin, and Shields undercut the route for an interception at midfield.

Seven plays later, the Packers were in the end zone for the fifth straight possession and took their first lead of the game.

Tramon Williams, INT at Dallas, Week 15

Trailing 37-36, the Cowboys still had a minute and 31 seconds to drive for a winning field goal, but their last chance lasted only two plays. Romo’s quick out to WR Cole Beasley was off target, and Williams made a diving grab. Initially ruled an incomplete pass, the play was reviewed and replays showed Williams clearly plucked the ball without it touching the turf. The Packers then kneeled on the ball three times, and the team’s biggest comeback in 31 years was complete.

Tramon Williams, INT vs. San Francisco, Wild Card playoffs

Williams continued his banner finish to the season with his fourth interception over the last eight games, and at a time the Packers needed it most in the wild-card playoff game. San Francisco led 6-0 and was driving for another score when Williams jumped in front of TE Vernon Davis along the sideline and picked off the pass, delivering a big hit to 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick on the tackle as well. The offense converted the turnover into its initial first down and its first points of the contest, and the Packers were in the game the rest of the way.

Be sure to watch the video and vote for your favorite in the poll.

 
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