Green Bay Packers alumni Mike Douglass and Ken Ruettgers will be in Green Bay this weekend taking part in various fan activities leading up to the Packers-Lions game.
Douglass was a force at linebacker for eight seasons (1978-85) in Green Bay and appeared in 119 games, with 106 starts. He finished his career with 967 tackles, which ranks fourth all-time in franchise history. He led the Packers three times in tackles and his 180 tackles in 1981 is the second-best single-season mark in team history. He also scored three touchdowns in his career.
Ruettgers played his entire career in Green Bay, protecting quarterbacks as an offensive tackle for 12 seasons (1985-96). A mainstay on the offensive line, he appeared in 156 games and started 140. With his help in 1989, the Packers recorded six 300-plus yard passing games, the second-highest total in franchise history.
On Saturday, Oct. 2, both Douglass and Ruettgers will be visiting with fans and signing autographs in the Packers Pro Shop from 12:30 to 2 p.m.
On Sunday, Oct. 3, prior to the game from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Ruettgers will be visiting with fans and signing autographs in the Tundra Tailgate Zone. More information on the Tundra Tailgate Zone can be found online at www.packers.com/gameday/tundra-tailgate-zone.html.
Also on Sunday, Douglass will be visiting with fans and signing autographs from 10:30 to 11:30 in the Legends Club on 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.'
Both former Packers players will be introduced on Lambeau Field during pregame festivities.