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  • 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.

    http://www.packers.com/5k

  • 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.

     
  • 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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Jennings, Finley returns welcomed

Posted Aug 19, 2012

Tight end Jermichael Finley is back. So is receiver Greg Jennings, and just in time.

It would be too critical to say the Packers’ No. 1 offense has been stagnant through the first two preseason games, but it hasn’t been the juggernaut of the past couple of years, either.

In San Diego, the absence of left tackle Marshall Newhouse and a couple of turnovers made for an ugly showing. Newhouse’s return against Cleveland solidified things up front, but an untimely fumble by receiver Randall Cobb killed a promising drive, and a failed fourth-and-2 left the unit wanting more than the one touchdown it scored.

Perhaps the return of two major playmakers in Finley and Jennings, who were back on the practice field Sunday after roughly two weeks off, can change things in the third and most important of preseason games Thursday in Cincinnati. Head Coach Mike McCarthy said the starters would play the entire first half.

“If you’ve been watching the games, we’ve been looking a little sloppy right now, so it’s key to come out with that first group, get that half in, and execute right,” said Finley, who was dealing with a quadriceps injury.

“The type of ball we play is fast-paced, so you need the horses out there, of course. It’s key to have both of us out there right now, especially these last two games.”

Finley talked about re-establishing timing and chemistry. He also discussed getting his wind back for all the no-huddle, up-tempo stuff the Packers like to run.

Conditioning was Jennings’ primary concern, too, as he returned from a concussion that required a lot of rest. Jennings was forced to stay home for so long that his teammates were teasing him about being the “new guy” at practice.

“For me, it’s about getting back into shape,” Jennings said. “I’ve been shut down completely for two weeks. When I say shut down completely, they wouldn’t let me walk into the weight room, they wouldn’t let me see a treadmill. It’s going to be different for me, just getting my wind back.

“Today felt great. I almost wanted to take every rep, just to see how it felt to push the envelope.”

Jennings added that just to catch a ball and turn upfield and run with it was “huge.” Getting him back in the lineup likely will be just as big for the Packers.

Adding to the anticipation for the Cincinnati game will be the preseason debut of running back Cedric Benson, who practiced in pads for the first time on Sunday and who will go against his former team on Thursday.

"I don't hold anything personally against them," Benson said of the Bengals, for whom he topped 1,000 yards rushing each of the last three years. "But naturally, you want to show up against the team that passed on you."

Benson’s biggest task thus far has been learning the playbook, and he likened his approach to being back in college, as he sits at a desk going over the plays.

“The only thing different now is it’s all on an iPad,” he said.

“It’s coming along. I’ve got a nice grasp of a large part of it, but there are times things get tricky.”

That’s why Benson has been sitting in on the quarterback meetings when he can, to speed his absorption of all those details. He said listening to the quarterbacks call out the plays and go through their route progressions in the film room is helping him learn his responsibilities in the passing game – protections and checkdowns – much faster.

“The more times I can hear it, the better it gets for me,” he said. “I want to get up to speed as fast as I can.”

So does the offense’s first unit. The “horses,” as Finley called them, are getting ready.

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