Viewing Of 2006 Packers Highlights Film Set For Monday Night, June 18


Brett Favre led the Packers to a dominating season-ending win over the eventual NFC Champion Chicago Bears.

The Green Bay Packers will present a premiere viewing of the team's 2006 highlights film, "Pride and Progress: The Story of the 2006 Green Bay Packers," in the Legends Club of the Lambeau Field Atrium Monday evening, June 18, it was announced Tuesday.

The initial public showing of the film, with free admission, will begin at 7 o'clock. Access to the Atrium area will be through the Miller Brewing Company Gate, with film attendees then taking the escalator to the Legends Club on the fourth level of the Atrium.

Packers offensive lineman Daryn Colledge, a co-recipient of team offensive rookie of the year honors, will be on hand to address the team's upcoming season and answer questions. Colledge also will be available for autographs following the program.

"Pride and Progress" chronicles the Packers' 2006 season and features the impressive cinematography of NFL Films. The film highlights several of the team's impressive performances from last year, including the four straight wins to finish the season which kept the club in the playoff hunt until the final weekend.

Among the other performances featured are the development of the young offensive line, offensive players Donald Driver, Greg Jennings and Vernand Morency, and defensive performers Nick Barnett, Aaron Kampman, A.J. Hawk and Cullen Jenkins.

A Brett Favre feature is included, as well as a segment on the team's dominating season-ending win over the eventual NFC Champion Chicago Bears.

A regular NFL Films feature, the "miked-up" segment, will be enjoyed in a few different places in the film as Head Coach Mike McCarthy leads his team through a training camp practice and Favre displays his never-ending enthusiasm during a home victory over the Vikings.

In addition, the film is punctuated by dramatic, voice-over descriptions of impact plays by Wayne Larrivee and Larry McCarren, of the Packers Radio Network. Produced, written and edited by NFL Films, in conjunction with the Packers' public relations department, it is narrated by Robb Webb.

It will be available for non-commercial group showings (church, fraternal and civic groups, etc.), in DVD format, through the Packers' office beginning in July, by writing in care of "Packers Highlight Film" at P.O. Box 10628, Green Bay, WI, 54307-0628.

The film also is scheduled to be available for purchase through the Packers Pro Shop, located in the Lambeau Field Atrium, starting in late July.

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