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  • Wed., Jul. 23, 2014 5:00 PM CDT Ask Vic Day

    “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).

  • Thu., Jul. 24, 2014 11:00 AM CDT Shareholders Meeting

    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.


  • 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.




Good news, bad news on injury front

Posted Dec 12, 2012

Clay Matthews should be back this week, but Charles Woodson will miss game against Bears

GREEN BAY—Outside linebacker Clay Matthews should return to the Packers’ defense on Sunday after a four-game absence, but defensive back Charles Woodson will be waiting at least another week.

That was the injury news from Lambeau Field on Wednesday, as the Packers began preparing for an opportunity to clinch the NFC North in Chicago.

Matthews was back on the practice field for the first time since injuring his hamstring on Nov. 4 vs. Arizona, and while he admittedly did not want to be gone as long as he was, Matthews said it was the mature approach, particularly given his history with hamstring problems.

“Maybe a younger Clay might have pushed it a little too much in trying to get back out there, but you have to realize the bigger picture here,” Matthews said. “(That’s) to go into the last part of the season healthy, full strength and full speed, so hopefully that’s the case and today was a good step.”

Despite missing the last four games, Matthews still has three times as many sacks – nine – as any other member of the defense (Dezman Moses and Erik Walden are next with three apiece). The pass rush slowly declined in his absence after a strong start, when the defense sacked Detroit QB Matthew Stafford five times back on Nov. 18.

Only two sacks have been recorded in the last three games combined, however, while the run defense has allowed three of its four highest yardage totals of the season. Despite winning two of those three games and three of four overall without Matthews, the Packers have survived perhaps as long as they can without him.

“I feel good, I’ll be good,” said Matthews, who went on to emphasize that he still needs to be smart out there. “I have to be my biggest coach in that if I start to get fatigued or tired, instead of pushing it, maybe take myself out for a play here or there. But when I’m in the game, it’s going to be full speed.”

All signs pointed to Woodson returning this week, too, especially after he practiced last week. But Mike McCarthy said the medical staff has decided to hold him out of at least one more game, much to Woodson’s chagrin. Sunday will be eight weeks to the day since Woodson broke his collarbone in St. Louis.

“This is in the best interests of Charles and what’s in front of us,” McCarthy said.

“That’s not easy. He’s been preparing himself. He practiced last week. I know he’s extremely frustrated.”

Frustration was the emotion coming from the Bears locker room and star receiver Brandon Marshall, who sounded off on his dislike for the Packers on Wednesday. He took exception to the way the Packers characterized their performance in Week 2, when quarterback Jay Cutler was sacked seven times, threw four interceptions and completed just two passes to Marshall, who leads the league with 101 receptions.

“For their players to be over there talking about how awesome of a job they [do] shutting down certain players, I don't respect that,” Marshall told Chicago media, noting he gave the credit to Defensive Coordinator Dom Capers’ game plan. “I take it as a slap in my face when guys talk about my lack of ability to do something against them when they have help all over the place, so I'm looking forward to one-on-one coverage.”

The Packers, who would be fools to try to defend Marshall one-on-one for an entire game when his 1,342 receiving yards dwarf the next-best Bears receiver (Alshon Jeffery, 256 yards), don’t seem to be paying Marshall’s words any mind.

“The advice I gave our team today was what my dad used to tell me – ‘Don’t tell them nothing,’” McCarthy said. “We’ll see what happens.”

 Most of the Packers were just finding out about Marshall’s comments from the media during the open locker room session and indicated they’re going to focus on playing, not talking.

“Like we said last week, roll the tape,” safety M.D. Jennings said. “We’re going to put all of our things on tape. When you put the tape on, that does our talking.”

With Matthews back and a second straight division crown at stake, the Packers can’t wait.

“Our opportunity is there. We’re where we want to be,” defensive lineman Ryan Pickett said. “We have a chance to clinch the division this week. We’ve got guys getting healthy. The opportunity is there. We just have to go out and take advantage of it.”

Additional coverage - Dec. 12

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