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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/

     

Coaches

Joe Whitt Jr.
Secondary - Cornerbacks

Biography

  • Joined Packers on March 7, 2008, as defensive quality control coach. Promoted to secondary – cornerbacks coach on Feb. 3, 2009.
  • Since taking over as cornerbacks coach in ’09, the Packers have registered a league-high 103 interceptions, with more than half of those INTs (54) coming from Whitt’s cornerbacks, the most in the league by a cornerback group over that span.
  • Tutored CB Tramon Williams as he earned his first Pro Bowl nod in 2010 and veteran CB Charles Woodson on his way to earning NFL Defensive Player of the Year honors from The Associated Press in 2009.
  • Under Whitt’s guidance, both Woodson and Williams produced single-season career highs in all major categories.
  • Has five years of college coaching experience.
  • Played collegiately and coached as a student assistant at Auburn, where his father, Joe Sr., was on the coaching staff.

 
Entering his seventh season in the NFL, Joe Whitt Jr. begins his sixth with the Green Bay Packers and fifth in his position of secondary – cornerbacks coach.

Originally named defensive quality control coach on March 7, 2008, by Head Coach Mike McCarthy, the 35-year-old Whitt was promoted to cornerbacks coach on Feb. 3, 2009.

Whitt came to Green Bay after one year with the Atlanta Falcons as assistant defensive backs coach. He coached the previous five years in the college ranks, beginning with the 2002 season as wide receivers coach at The Citadel, followed by a four-year stint as cornerbacks coach and recruiting coordinator at Louisville.

Since Whitt took over as cornerbacks coach in ’09, the Packers have registered a league-high 103 INTs, with more than half of them (54) coming from Whitt’s cornerbacks, the most in the league by a CB group over that span. Since 2009, the Packers rank No. 2 in the league in opponent passer rating (73.8), completion percentage (56.9) and TD/INT ratio (0.95).

In 2012, with veteran Charles Woodson shifting to safety in the team’s base defense and CBs Sam Shields and Davon House both missing time due to injuries, Whitt was charged with preparing rookie CB Casey Hayward to contribute immediately. Hayward led all NFL rookies with six interceptions (tied for No. 5 overall), becoming the first Packer to lead the league’s rookies in the category since Mike McKenzie in 1999. Hayward was named to the All-Rookie Team by Pro Football Weekly/PFWA, becoming the first Green Bay CB to be honored since the team was first selected in 1974, and finished third in voting for the NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year by The Associated Press.

Veteran CB Tramon Williams matched his career high with 24 passes defensed in 2012, his fourth straight campaign with 20-plus under Whitt. Shields posted a career-high 16 passes defensed despite missing six games and registered an INT in both of the Packers’ playoff contests, bringing his career postseason total to four INTs (tied for No. 1 in club history). Whitt’s group helped the Packers post a league-high five games with less than 120 net passing yards allowed, the most by the team since 1988 (also five).

In 2011, the Packers led the league in interceptions (31) for the second time in three seasons, and Green Bay was the only club to have three CBs each register four-plus INTs (Woodson, Williams, Shields). Green Bay posted 85 INTs from 2009-11, Whitt’s first three seasons as cornerbacks coach. It marked the most by the Packers over a three-year period since 1943-45 (95 INTs) and the most by an NFL team since Minnesota and San Francisco each posted 86 INTs from 1986-88.

Woodson’s seven INTs in 2011 tied him for the league lead as he earned his fourth straight Pro Bowl bid, the first Green Bay CB to do so since Herb Adderley (1963-67), as well as first-team All-Pro recognition from AP. Woodson also posted two sacks to become the first CB in franchise annals (since 1982) to register two-plus sacks in four consecutive seasons.

Under Whitt’s tutelage in 2011, Williams recorded four INTs, his fourth straight season with four or more picks, the only non-drafted player in the NFL to accomplish that feat over that span. Shields also posted a career-best four INTs in the nickel-back role.

In 2010, Whitt’s work with Williams culminated in his first Pro Bowl bid. Williams led the team in interceptions (a career-high six) and passes defensed (23), and added three more INTs in the playoffs, which tied the franchise single-postseason record. Whitt also was instrumental in the rapid development of the rookie Shields, another undrafted prospect who became the team’s nickel back by the season opener – despite playing the corner position only one season in college – and helped the Packers advance to the Super Bowl with two interceptions in the NFC title game at Chicago.

Woodson posted career highs in tackles (105) and forced fumbles (five) and earned a Pro Bowl bid and second-team All-Pro honors in ’10, when the Packers led the league in opponent passer rating (67.2) and finished second in INTs (24).

In 2009, Whitt was part of a staff that guided the Packers defense to a No. 2 overall ranking in the league, the highest ranking since the ’96 team finished as the No. 1 defense. Green Bay led the league with 40 takeaways and 30 interceptions, the first time the Packers led the league in INTs since 1965 (tied with Washington that season with 27).

Also in ’09, Woodson posted a career-high nine INTs as part of perhaps his finest all-around season on his way to earning NFL Defensive Player of the Year Honors from AP as well as All-Pro honors from virtually every publication. Then 33, Woodson became the oldest defensive back to win the player of the year award and just the fifth cornerback to do so since the award’s inception in 1971.

In Whitt’s first season with the Packers, his duties included breaking down opponent game film and analyzing their offensive tendencies while also assisting with the defensive backs and special teams.

In 2007 with Atlanta, Whitt worked alongside veteran coach and former Packers defensive coordinator Emmitt Thomas in tutoring the Falcons’ defensive backs.

During his time in Louisville, Whitt’s recruiting efforts helped bring the program into national prominence as the Cardinals went 41-9 over that four-year stretch. After joining the staff in 2003, Whitt worked diligently to improve the Cardinals’ recruiting efforts, and the program landed its first top-25 recruiting class in 2005.

On the field, he coached All-Big East first-team selection William Gay, who led the team with six interceptions and was a fifth-round draft pick of the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2007. Whitt also had a hand in helping safety Kerry Rhodes, most recently with the Arizona Cardinals, and Antoine Harris, most recently with the Philadelphia Eagles, make it to the NFL.

Whitt broke into the collegiate coaching ranks in 2002 as wide receivers coach at The Citadel. In his only season there, the Bulldogs saw their passing output increase by 81.3 yards per game over 2001, averaging 219.8 yards in 2002. Under Whitt’s guidance, all of the team’s receivers produced career highs in 2002, most notably Scooter Johnson, who improved on his six catches for 104 yards as a junior to bring in 69 passes for 950 yards and seven touchdowns to earn first-team All-Southern Conference honors as a senior.

A native of Auburn, Ala., and a walk-on as a player at Auburn University, Whitt eventually earned a scholarship and played for a coaching staff that included his father, Joe Sr., a longtime Auburn assistant coach.

Whitt worked his way into Auburn’s rotation at wide receiver and contributed on special teams, battling several injuries along the way. After four shoulder surgeries and reconstructive knee surgery, he was granted a medical hardship waiver and became a student assistant at Auburn for two seasons, coaching alongside his dad.

Born July 19, 1978, in Auburn, Ala., Whitt graduated from Auburn in 2001 with a degree in communications. He and his wife, Ericka, have three children, a son, Joseph Barrington, and two daughters, Ava Jeneé and Zoë Jade.

  • Joined Packers on March 7, 2008, as defensive quality control coach. Promoted to secondary – cornerbacks coach on Feb. 3, 2009.
  • Since taking over as cornerbacks coach in ’09, the Packers have registered a league-high 103 interceptions, with more than half of those INTs (54) coming from Whitt’s cornerbacks, the most in the league by a cornerback group over that span.
  • Tutored CB Tramon Williams as he earned his first Pro Bowl nod in 2010 and veteran CB Charles Woodson on his way to earning NFL Defensive Player of the Year honors from The Associated Press in 2009.
  • Under Whitt’s guidance, both Woodson and Williams produced single-season career highs in all major categories.
  • Has five years of college coaching experience.
  • Played collegiately and coached as a student assistant at Auburn, where his father, Joe Sr., was on the coaching staff.

 
Entering his seventh season in the NFL, Joe Whitt Jr. begins his sixth with the Green Bay Packers and fifth in his position of secondary – cornerbacks coach.

Originally named defensive quality control coach on March 7, 2008, by Head Coach Mike McCarthy, the 35-year-old Whitt was promoted to cornerbacks coach on Feb. 3, 2009.

Whitt came to Green Bay after one year with the Atlanta Falcons as assistant defensive backs coach. He coached the previous five years in the college ranks, beginning with the 2002 season as wide receivers coach at The Citadel, followed by a four-year stint as cornerbacks coach and recruiting coordinator at Louisville.

Since Whitt took over as cornerbacks coach in ’09, the Packers have registered a league-high 103 INTs, with more than half of them (54) coming from Whitt’s cornerbacks, the most in the league by a CB group over that span. Since 2009, the Packers rank No. 2 in the league in opponent passer rating (73.8), completion percentage (56.9) and TD/INT ratio (0.95).

In 2012, with veteran Charles Woodson shifting to safety in the team’s base defense and CBs Sam Shields and Davon House both missing time due to injuries, Whitt was charged with preparing rookie CB Casey Hayward to contribute immediately. Hayward led all NFL rookies with six interceptions (tied for No. 5 overall), becoming the first Packer to lead the league’s rookies in the category since Mike McKenzie in 1999. Hayward was named to the All-Rookie Team by Pro Football Weekly/PFWA, becoming the first Green Bay CB to be honored since the team was first selected in 1974, and finished third in voting for the NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year by The Associated Press.

Veteran CB Tramon Williams matched his career high with 24 passes defensed in 2012, his fourth straight campaign with 20-plus under Whitt. Shields posted a career-high 16 passes defensed despite missing six games and registered an INT in both of the Packers’ playoff contests, bringing his career postseason total to four INTs (tied for No. 1 in club history). Whitt’s group helped the Packers post a league-high five games with less than 120 net passing yards allowed, the most by the team since 1988 (also five).

In 2011, the Packers led the league in interceptions (31) for the second time in three seasons, and Green Bay was the only club to have three CBs each register four-plus INTs (Woodson, Williams, Shields). Green Bay posted 85 INTs from 2009-11, Whitt’s first three seasons as cornerbacks coach. It marked the most by the Packers over a three-year period since 1943-45 (95 INTs) and the most by an NFL team since Minnesota and San Francisco each posted 86 INTs from 1986-88.

Woodson’s seven INTs in 2011 tied him for the league lead as he earned his fourth straight Pro Bowl bid, the first Green Bay CB to do so since Herb Adderley (1963-67), as well as first-team All-Pro recognition from AP. Woodson also posted two sacks to become the first CB in franchise annals (since 1982) to register two-plus sacks in four consecutive seasons.

Under Whitt’s tutelage in 2011, Williams recorded four INTs, his fourth straight season with four or more picks, the only non-drafted player in the NFL to accomplish that feat over that span. Shields also posted a career-best four INTs in the nickel-back role.

In 2010, Whitt’s work with Williams culminated in his first Pro Bowl bid. Williams led the team in interceptions (a career-high six) and passes defensed (23), and added three more INTs in the playoffs, which tied the franchise single-postseason record. Whitt also was instrumental in the rapid development of the rookie Shields, another undrafted prospect who became the team’s nickel back by the season opener – despite playing the corner position only one season in college – and helped the Packers advance to the Super Bowl with two interceptions in the NFC title game at Chicago.

Woodson posted career highs in tackles (105) and forced fumbles (five) and earned a Pro Bowl bid and second-team All-Pro honors in ’10, when the Packers led the league in opponent passer rating (67.2) and finished second in INTs (24).

In 2009, Whitt was part of a staff that guided the Packers defense to a No. 2 overall ranking in the league, the highest ranking since the ’96 team finished as the No. 1 defense. Green Bay led the league with 40 takeaways and 30 interceptions, the first time the Packers led the league in INTs since 1965 (tied with Washington that season with 27).

Also in ’09, Woodson posted a career-high nine INTs as part of perhaps his finest all-around season on his way to earning NFL Defensive Player of the Year Honors from AP as well as All-Pro honors from virtually every publication. Then 33, Woodson became the oldest defensive back to win the player of the year award and just the fifth cornerback to do so since the award’s inception in 1971.

In Whitt’s first season with the Packers, his duties included breaking down opponent game film and analyzing their offensive tendencies while also assisting with the defensive backs and special teams.

In 2007 with Atlanta, Whitt worked alongside veteran coach and former Packers defensive coordinator Emmitt Thomas in tutoring the Falcons’ defensive backs.

During his time in Louisville, Whitt’s recruiting efforts helped bring the program into national prominence as the Cardinals went 41-9 over that four-year stretch. After joining the staff in 2003, Whitt worked diligently to improve the Cardinals’ recruiting efforts, and the program landed its first top-25 recruiting class in 2005.

On the field, he coached All-Big East first-team selection William Gay, who led the team with six interceptions and was a fifth-round draft pick of the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2007. Whitt also had a hand in helping safety Kerry Rhodes, most recently with the Arizona Cardinals, and Antoine Harris, most recently with the Philadelphia Eagles, make it to the NFL.

Whitt broke into the collegiate coaching ranks in 2002 as wide receivers coach at The Citadel. In his only season there, the Bulldogs saw their passing output increase by 81.3 yards per game over 2001, averaging 219.8 yards in 2002. Under Whitt’s guidance, all of the team’s receivers produced career highs in 2002, most notably Scooter Johnson, who improved on his six catches for 104 yards as a junior to bring in 69 passes for 950 yards and seven touchdowns to earn first-team All-Southern Conference honors as a senior.

A native of Auburn, Ala., and a walk-on as a player at Auburn University, Whitt eventually earned a scholarship and played for a coaching staff that included his father, Joe Sr., a longtime Auburn assistant coach.

Whitt worked his way into Auburn’s rotation at wide receiver and contributed on special teams, battling several injuries along the way. After four shoulder surgeries and reconstructive knee surgery, he was granted a medical hardship waiver and became a student assistant at Auburn for two seasons, coaching alongside his dad.

Born July 19, 1978, in Auburn, Ala., Whitt graduated from Auburn in 2001 with a degree in communications. He and his wife, Ericka, have three children, a son, Joseph Barrington, and two daughters, Ava Jeneé and Zoë Jade.

 

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