Freeman and Brooks to be featured alumni this week

Former players at Lambeau Field Atrium Wednesday, Tundra Tailgate Zone and Legends Club Thursday

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The Green Bay Packers are welcoming back featured alumni Antonio Freemanand Robert Brooksfor the Packers-Bears game on Thursday, Oct. 20. Leading up to the game, the alumni will be signing autographs and visiting with fans in the Lambeau Field Atrium on Wednesday, Oct. 19, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 

The Tundra Tailgate Zone will also feature Freemanon gameday* *from 6 to 7 p.m., where he will be visiting with fans and signing autographs. More information on the Tundra Tailgate Zone can be found online at www.packers.com/gameday/tundra-tailgate-zone.html.

Also on Thursday, Brookswill be visiting with fans and signing autographs during that same time in the Legends Clubon the Associated Bank Club Level, an area accessible to game attendees with suite or club seat tickets, as a guest of the 'Alumni Meet and Greet.'

Antonio Freeman played eight seasons for the Packers (1995-2001, 03), appearing in 116 games, with 90 starts. Among the club's most prolific receivers, he ranks sixth in team annals in both receptions (431) and yards (6,651), and fourth in touchdown receptions (57). He authored numerous big-game performances over his career, including a three-reception, 105-yard outing in Super Bowl XXXI which included a then-Super Bowl record 81-yard TD reception. He also had a nine-catch, 126-yard, two-TD game in Super Bowl XXXII. He earned consensus All-Pro honors and a Pro Bowl selection in 1998 after posting 1,424 receiving yards to lead the NFL. He was inducted into the Packers Hall of Fame in 2009.

A third-round selection for the Packers in the 1992 NFL Draft, Robert Brooks authored a distinguished seven-year career with the Packers, from 1992 to 1998. He holds the team record for second-most receiving yards in a single season, with 1,497 in 1995. He also led the Packers with 102 receptions and 13 touchdowns in 1995, totaling 306 catches for 4,225 yards and 32 touchdowns over his career. Brooks helped popularize the Lambeau Leap, the beloved Lambeau Field tradition that remains a fan favorite today. He was inducted into the Packers Hall of Fame in 2007.

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