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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 special teams plays

Posted Feb 13, 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 special teams 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 special teams plays of 2013

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 in Minnesota he helped break open the game with a 93-yard run to paydirt, 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.

Jamari Lattimore, blocked punt vs. Chicago, Week 9

With QB Aaron Rodgers out of the game, the Packers got a big lift from their special teams against the Bears. Late in the first quarter with Chicago ahead 7-6, Lattimore came unblocked and smothered Bears punter Adam Podlesh’s kick; Podlesh had never previously had a punt blocked in his career. Packers S Chris Banjo recovered the ball and one play later RB James Starks ran 32 yards for a TD to give the Packers the lead.

Jamari Lattimore, onside kick recovery vs. Chicago, Week 9

Another big play from the special teams and Lattimore came early in the third quarter, right after the Packers had tied the game at 17. The surprise onside kick was recovered by Lattimore near midfield, and the Packers took advantage to drive for a go-ahead field goal.

Mason Crosby, 57-yard FG at N.Y. Giants, Week 11

In an impressive bounce-back season, Crosby hit five field goals from 50-plus yards, and this one came on the final play of the first half at MetLife Stadium and pulled the Packers to within 10-6 at intermission. It’s the longest outdoor field goal in team history, one yard shy of Crosby’s franchise-record 58-yarder in the Metrodome in 2011. Crosby also hit a second 57-yarder this past season, indoors at Dallas.

Micah Hyde, 70-yard kickoff return vs. Pittsburgh, Week 16

The Packers’ kickoff-return game never found its footing all season and eventually turned to Hyde, who hadn’t carried out the duty since high school. The Packers had just given up the go-ahead touchdown to the Steelers with 1:25 left when Hyde took the ensuing kickoff, cut to his right and found a seam, going 70 yards in all for the team’s longest kickoff return of the season. The Packers offense eventually reached the 1-yard line in the closing moments of the game but couldn’t get the tying score.

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

 
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