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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.

  • Fri., Jul. 25, 2014 6:00 PM CDT Packers 1K Kids Run

    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.

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    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.

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    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.

     
  • Sat., Aug. 02, 2014 5:30 PM CDT Packers Family Night, presented by Bellin Health

    ‘Family Night’ will serve as the introduction of the 2014 Green Bay Packers, in-person to a capacity crowd in Lambeau Field and on television to a state-wide audience.

    The event, which begins with in-stadium activities at 5:30 p.m., will benefit the Wendy’s Wonderful Kids foster care adoption program, a signature program of the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.

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Game notes: Mason Crosby back in the groove

Posted Oct 6, 2013

Robert Francois lost to Achilles injury; Clay Matthews injures thumb


GREEN BAY—Two months ago, Mason Crosby was fighting for his job. On Sunday, he etched his name once again in the Packers record books.

Crosby’s five field goals in the 22-9 victory over the Lions at Lambeau Field tied the franchise’s single-game record. Crosby’s 5-for-5 day makes him 9-for-9 on the season, just two months and three days after a disastrous Family Night scrimmage put his job in serious jeopardy.

“Ever since Family Night I’ve felt like I’ve really come into my own, come into the type of kicker I want to be, the type of kicker who makes kicks and guys rely on,” Crosby said.

“I just feel really good with my timing and my tempo with my kicks.”

Crosby matched the five field goals made by two previous Packers kickers – Chris Jacke did it twice, on Nov. 11, 1990, at the L.A. Raiders, and on Oct. 14, 1996, vs. San Francisco; Ryan Longwell did it at Arizona on Sept. 24, 2000.

Crosby’s longest of the day, and this season, was from 52 yards early in the second quarter, his second make in the game. To that point, he hadn’t attempted one longer than 41 yards in a game yet this year, but by drilling the long one, he seemed to be at ease with the kicks from 42 and 45 yards in the fourth quarter.

“It felt great,” Crosby said of the 52-yarder, which put the Packers ahead 6-0. “It didn’t come off with a ton of elevation, but obviously enough to clear any kind of penetration. But it was right down the middle.

“Down on that (south) end, even though there wasn’t much wind in there, as I’m learning the ‘new’ Lambeau, sometimes I just have to blast one down the middle. Just take all the side-to-side wind out of it and just hit it. That’s what I did with that 52. It felt perfect. Every other kick after that was right down the middle and felt solid.”

Almost 100 again: Running back Eddie Lacy came up just one yard shy of becoming the third different Packers running back in three games to rush for 100 yards.

Lacy finished with 23 carries for 99 yards. He actually had 99 yards after 21 carries, but then he lost three yards on a rush up the middle just after the two-minute warning. He gained those three yards back on his next rush, but then quarterback Aaron Rodgers took a knee on the Packers’ final offensive snap.

“A little bit (frustrating), but you know, 99 yards, that’s still positive,” Lacy said. “It’s a long season. We have a long road ahead of us, so we’ll get there eventually.”

The ground game was turned over to Lacy and Randall Cobb after Johnathan Franklin fumbled for the second straight game. Franklin, who topped 100 yards two weeks ago in Cincinnati before fumbling on a key fourth-and-1 in the fourth quarter, fumbled midway through the second quarter on his third carry Sunday (Rodgers recovered for the Packers) and didn’t touch the ball again.

Off the bench: Second-year outside linebacker Nick Perry didn’t start on Sunday. Mike Neal did instead.

But Perry turned in probably the best game of his young career, posting his first two-sack outing, which doubled his career sack total to four.

Both sacks came in the second half. On the first, Perry was nearly tackled by Detroit left tackle Riley Reiff but still got to quarterback Matthew Stafford. On the second, he stripped Stafford of the ball but Reiff managed to recover for the Lions.

With additional sacks by Neal, Clay Matthews and Brad Jones, all five of the Packers’ sacks came from the linebacking corps, with Jones the only inside backer of the bunch.

“Watching film, he likes to get the ball out quick, but he held the ball a little longer and it helped to get the pressure on him,” Neal said of Stafford. “Five sacks is great, four coming from our outside linebacker unit. We’re just going to try to ride that wave.”

The streak continues: Sunday’s win was the Packers’ 23rd in a row over the Lions in the state of Wisconsin, including a playoff victory in 1994. The 22 straight regular-season home wins over one opponent is the longest in NFL history.

“It’s a pretty good streak,” guard Josh Sitton said. “It’s almost unheard of.”

Injury update: Brad Jones left the game with a hamstring injury, and he was replaced by Robert Francois, who later tore his Achilles tendon. Jamari Lattimore then replaced Francois.

Matthews also left with a thumb injury, sustained on his sack on the final play of the third quarter.

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