Wide receiver Jordy Nelson is the Packers Hall of Fame's Featured Player of the week for Week 6. In Sunday afternoon's 24-3 victory over the St. Louis Rams, he had two receptions for 104 yards, including a career-long, 93-yard touchdown reception which was the fourth-longest completion in team history. He also went over the 100-yard receiving mark for the second time in his career. Nelson now has three TD catches of 80-plus yards in his career, two of which are from the current season (tied for a team record).
Each week, a game-used football will be placed on display to be viewed by visitors to the Hall and at the end of the week will be awarded randomly to a Hall of Fame visitor who signed up for the drawing.
Also in the exhibit will be the featured player's jersey, as well as potentially other items such as a face mask, shoes, gloves and other equipment.
The exhibit opened Sept. 12 and will continue through the season. Hall of Fame admission is required to see the exhibit, and visitors are able to fill out a drawing form for a chance to win the ball. One drawing ticket will be distributed per each paid admission. Drawing winners will be selected at close of business Saturday and be notified on or before the following Monday.
The winners of game balls thus far have been Tom Cota of Gillett, Wis. (Week 1, Randall Cobb), Mary Joe Benner of Mason City, Iowa (Week 2, Charles Woodson), Jacob Peters of Gambrills, Md. (Week 3, Jermichael Finley), Christine Bagley of Dalton, Wis. (Week 4, Aaron Rodgers), and Brian Guhl of Wichita, Kansas (Week 5, James Jones).
The featured player will be selected after each game and will be indicated in game coverage on the team's Web site, Packers.com. Packers.com also will feature a photo of the display at the beginning of each week.
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The Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame is open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sundays. Hours may vary on gamedays and holidays. Cost is $10 for adults; $8 for seniors (62 and older), military (with valid military ID), student (with college student ID) and youth (12-17); $5 for children (6-11); and children 5 and under are free. Group pricing is available for schools and other groups; for more information, contact the Hall of Fame at 920/569-7512. Information also is available online at www.packers.com/lambeau-field/hall-of-fame/visit.html.
For fans desiring to visit the Hall and take a Stadium Tour, combination pricing for an adult is $19, a savings of $2. Combination pricing is available only where Stadium Tours are sold.