PACKERS 2023 TRAINING CAMP PRACTICES BEGIN IN GREEN BAY
- The Packers will hold their first practice of the 2023 training camp on July 26 at 10:30 a.m.
- 2023 marks Green Bay's 78th training camp, a tradition that began in 1946 under Curly Lambeau.
- It will be the 15th summer that Green Bay will practice at Ray Nitschke Field, just a short walk or ride away from the team facility.
- Should inclement weather or any other factor force the team indoors, practices will be closed to the public due to space limitations inside the Don Hutson Center.
- Part of Packers Training Camp is the American Family Insurance DreamDrive bike tradition. Kids are invited to bring their bikes to each open practice day and offer the players a ride from Lambeau Field to Ray Nitschke Field.
- Green Bay will have three practices open to the public in the first week (July 26-27, 29) that will all start at 10:30 a.m. The times for the rest of camp will be announced at a later date.
- The Packers will also hold three public practices (July 31, Aug. 1, 3) for the second week.
- After a day off following Family Night, Green Bay will have one open practice (August 7) before traveling to Cincinnati, where it will have a joint practice before facing the Bengals in the first preseason game on Aug. 11 at 6 p.m. (CT)
- Green Bay will head back home, where it will have an open practice on Aug. 14 and then two joint practices against New England (Aug. 16-17) before facing the Patriots at Lambeau Field on Aug. 19 at 7 p.m.
- The Packers finish off the open sessions of training camp with two practices (Aug. 22-23) before facing the Seattle Seahawks at Lambeau Field on Aug. 26.
- There will be three preseason games played, two home and one on the road, to tune up for the third year of a 17-game regular season.
- Media availability will be conducted with a combination of in-person press conferences and open locker room.
- The Packers will use their facilities at Lambeau Field for their entire training-camp operations, including practice, meals and meetings.
- Packers Family Night, presented by Bellin Health, is scheduled for Saturday evening, Aug. 5, at Lambeau Field. The format will be a full practice to accomplish the team's preparation goals for the regular season. The doors for the event will open at 5:30 p.m. and the team will take the field for warmups at 7 p.m. with practice starting at 7:30 p.m.
- Ahead of Packers Family Night, Titletown will kick off the evening with a free Family Fest from 1:30 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 5. Families and visitors of all ages are invited to join Titletown for an incredible lineup of games, entertainment and activities for kids of all ages and more ahead of the Packers practice.
SAVE THE DATE
Important dates to remember (all times CT):
- Wednesday, July 26 – First practice Packers Training Camp, presented by Bellin Health, 10:30 a.m., Nitschke Field
- Saturday, Aug. 5 – Family Night, presented by Bellin Health, Lambeau Field, 7:30 p.m.
- Friday, Aug. 11 – First preseason game, at Cincinnati Bengals, 6 p.m.
- Saturday, Aug. 19 – First home preseason game, presented by Cenex, vs. New England Patriots, 7 p.m.
- Saturday, Aug. 26 – Second home preseason game, presented by Cenex, vs. Seattle Seahawks, 12 p.m.
- Tuesday, Aug. 29 – Roster reduction to a maximum of 53 players by 3 p.m.
- Wednesday, Aug. 30 – Upon receipt of the personnel notice, clubs may establish a practice squad of 16 players
- Sunday, Sept. 10 – Regular-season opener at Chicago Bears, Soldier Field, 3:25 p.m.
- Sunday, Sept. 24 – Home opener vs. New Orleans Saints, Lambeau Field, 12 p.m.
BREAKING DOWN THE ROSTER
The Packers enter training camp with a 91-man roster that is composed of 43 offensive players, 43 defensive players and five specialists.
- Of the 91 players on Green Bay's roster, 43 of them (47.3 percent) were draft picks of the Packers.
- Green Bay has nine players that were drafted in the first round and all were selected by the Packers.
- Green Bay has 34 players on the roster that began their careers as undrafted free agents.
- 62.6 percent of the players (57 of 91) on Green Bay's roster entered the league as a sixth-round or seventh-round pick or as an undrafted player.
- Of the 91 players on the roster, 86 of them (94.5 percent) are 28 years old or younger (as of July 27) and 47 players (51.6 percent) are 24 years old or younger.
- Of the 91 players on the roster, 59 of them (64.8 percent) played collegiately in the "Power Five" conferences (ACC, Big 10, Big 12, Pac-12 and SEC).
- The conference most represented on the roster is the SEC with 17 players while the ACC and Big Ten are tied for No. 2 with 15 each.