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    “Ask Vic Day” will include dinner and a movie, an “Ask Vic Live,” and a few other surprises along the way. The event will be held on July 23, 2014, at Lambeau Field. Registration will begin at 4 pm with a 5 pm kickoff. Door prizes will be awarded during the reception.

    Cost per person is $35 (tax included).

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    The Green Bay Packers 2014 Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be held Thursday, July 24, at 11 a.m., at Lambeau Field. The meeting will take place rain or shine.

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    Back to Football also includes the 1K Kids Run, presented by WPS Health Insurance. Kids 10 years old and younger will have the opportunity to run a Lambeau Lap on Friday, July 25, at 6 p.m. Registration for the Kids Run is $10 and all participants will receive a Packers 1K Run t-shirt, a logoed bag and a participant medal.


  • Fri., Jul. 25, 2014 7:00 PM CDT Movie Night at Lambeau Field

    Movie Night at Lambeau Field will return this year on Friday, July 25, following the 1K Kids Run. The event is free and open to the public, and concessions will be available throughout the movie. More details will be announced at a later date.

    Time listed above is subject to change.

  • Sat., Jul. 26, 2014 6:30 PM CDT Packers 5K Run/Walk

    The fifth annual ‘5K Run/Walk at Lambeau Field,’ is set for Saturday, July 26, at 6:30 p.m.

    The computer-timed run is highlighted by a neighborhood route that ultimately takes participants into Lambeau Field and around the famed gridiron. The event has a special finish line – the Packers’ ‘G’ painted on turf located in the parking lot.

    All participants will receive a Packers 5K Run T-shirt, a logoed bag, and a bib number and timing chip. To celebrate the race’s fifth anniversary, all participants will receive a commemorative medal. In addition, photos will be taken on the course and will be available at no cost on the Packers 5K Run website.

    Packers-themed awards will be presented to the top three finishers in each age group. An awards ceremony will take place following the conclusion of the race.

    Registration, which is $25 for adults and $15 for children (12 and younger), will be available online beginning Friday, May 23, at www.packers.com/5k. Mail-in registration is also an option, with forms available online and in person at Lambeau Field. Runners can also register at the Bellin Run Expo on Friday, June 13, at Astor Park in Green Bay. Early registration is encouraged. After July 13, registration fees will increase to $30 and $20, respectively.

  • Thu., Jul. 31, 2014 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT PPCC Annual Reception

    The Packers Partners Annual Reception is set for Thursday, July 31, 2014 in the Lambeau Field Atrium from 4:00 PM- 7:00 PM.

    Packers Jarrett Boykin, Eddie Lacy, Datone Jones and DuJuan Harris will appear at the reception. The event will include a Player Guest Q&A, a Meet & Greet with a Packers Alumni and a Raffle Drawing.

    This is a member’s only event. Invitations will be mailed the week of June 23rd, and online registration will open at 9 am CDT on June 25th and will close on July 11th at 5 pm CDT. 

    Invitations will include all of this information and additional details.

    To sign up to become a member of the Packers Partners Club of Champions and receive an invitation to the reception, fans can go to www.packers.com/ppcc.




Game notes: Hayward has eye for interceptions

Posted Oct 21, 2012

ST. LOUIS – If Casey Hayward looked ready for that deep ball he intercepted in the third quarter on Sunday, it’s because he was.

“We just had yelled on the sideline they were going to take a shot,” Hayward said of a crucial Rams possession, trailing by 11 points late in the third. “Right before, take a shot. So me and Tramon were already anticipating a deep ball. I just turned around and located the ball.”

Quarterback Sam Bradford’s bomb to Chris Givens was underthrown, and Hayward actually had a pretty easy play on the ball. It was probably the easiest of Hayward’s four interceptions this season, a total that leads the league among rookies, with all coming in the last three games.

Hayward got his first NFL start in the Packers’ 30-20 victory at the Edward Jones Dome, and he made the most of it. He replaced Sam Shields, who’s out with injuries to his shin and ankle.

Since he arrived as a second-round draft pick, Hayward has shown impressive instincts and ball skills. As soon as Bradford’s long ball was off target on Sunday, the Packers were pretty sure they were getting a turnover.

“You’re confident he’s going to come down with some of the passes they put up,” veteran cornerback Charles Woodson said. “He came down with one today.”

The Packers capitalized on the turnover with a long drive for a field goal to take a 20-6 lead. In the bigger picture, Hayward’s play is another sign of the depth the Packers have developed on defense with a half-dozen rookies contributing regularly.

“In this league, it’s about accountability, and if you have that, you can play from day one,” linebacker Clay Matthews said. “We have to rely on those guys.”

Shoddy imitation: The Rams had a scout-team player this week wear a long blonde wig under his helmet as an impersonation of Matthews. The Packers move Matthews around the defensive formation a lot, so Rams coach Jeff Fisher came up with a creative way for his players to pay attention at all times to where Matthews is.

The real Matthews chuckled at the ploy, which he took as good-natured. He said he’s met Fisher before and respects him as a coach.

“It’s easy to emulate me with the hair, but it’s hard to emulate the heart I’ve got,” Matthews said. “I got a good laugh with that.”

Matthews came into the game with eight sacks to lead the NFC and added one more. He now has at least one sack in five of seven games this season.

With the Rams down to a third-string left tackle, Matthews saw his share of chip blocks and extra help in pass protection, but that’s nothing new. After the game, he sounded as though he was expecting a bigger game out of himself.

“Taking two (blockers) isn’t good enough anymore,” he said. “I have to win those and still be that driving force that helps this defense.”

Another gutsy call: Add a surprise onside kick to the fake field goal and fake punt the Packers have executed successfully this season.

After scoring their first TD to take a 7-3 lead, the Packers stole a possession from the Rams by recovering an onside kick and driving for a field goal. Mason Crosby chopped the ball off the tee and it bounced high into the air, high enough for Jarrett Bush to lay a big hit on the Rams’ Trumaine Johnson as Johnson leaped into the air to try to haul it in.

“(Johnson) made a good play,” Crosby said. “He reacted really well to it. He got his hands on it and I thought he was coming down with it. But Bush did a great job of hitting him and knocking that ball loose, and everybody finished the play well.”

The finisher was linebacker Jamari Lattimore, who pounced on the ball for the recovery.

“I anticipated it would keep rolling, and it did, so I got it,” Lattimore said. “I had it tucked in, and then some of my teammates came over me. It was pretty much a clean pick-up.”

Crosby was hoping for a cleaner kick when he got an attempt at the end of the first half to tie the franchise record with a 58-yard field goal. Crosby set that mark last season in the Metrodome.

This try never had a chance, though. It wobbled and leaked to the right immediately, leaving the Packers with just a 10-6 lead at intermission.

“How it came off my foot, I think I got a little quick and wasn’t able to clear my hips toward the target,” Crosby said. “That’s one the timing needs to be perfect, and I might have gotten a little quick.

“Long field goal, have to hit a perfect ball, and I didn’t there, but we did a great job bouncing back in the second half.”

Indeed, Crosby went 2-for-2 in the second half, hitting from 23 and 48 yards, the latter coming with 1:49 left in the game and giving the Packers a three-score lead at 30-13. He also hit a 47-yarder in the first half.

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