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  • Sat., Apr. 26, 2014 8:00AM - 6:00PM CDT Packers Pro Shop Tent Sale

    The sale is taking place earlier than in previous years, due to the construction at Lambeau Field and the work that the Pro Shop team must complete in preparation for the new store, which will open this summer. Visitors to Lambeau Field should enter the Atrium through the Oneida Nation Gate. Parking is available in the lot on Lambeau Field’s east side near the Oneida Nation Gate, which can be accessed off Oneida Street and Lombardi Avenue.

    The sale will feature the traditional mix of Pro Shop items greatly reduced in price and other special purchases.

    The team’s football operations staff also has provided Packers team apparel no longer in use, including a large assortment of t-shirts, shorts, jackets, jerseys and pants. Some items are practice-worn gear not normally available in the Pro Shop.

    The tent sale began in 1994 in the parking lot outside the former Pro Shop on the north end of Lambeau Field and grew into a popular event. Now in its 11th year in the Atrium, the tent sale also was held in the west side stadium concourse in previous years.

     
  • Sat., May. 10, 2014 7:00PM CDT Eddie Lacy appearance 22nd Annual Doug Jirschele Memorial Sports Award Banquet
  • Sat., Jun. 07, 2014 8:30AM - 3:30PM CDT JPP Kids Clinic

    The 17th annual Junior Power Pack Kids Clinic is set for Saturday, June 7, 2014 in the Don Hutson Center with sessions ranging from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    The Junior Power Pack Clinic gives members ages 5-14 years old the opportunity to practice football skills and drills with other Packers backers and a few up-and-coming Packers players.  Parents/Guardians are welcome to come and watch their child/ren participate in the clinic. 

    Members may choose one of three sessions to attend:

    • Session 1 – 8:30 to 10 a.m.
    • Session 2 – 11 to 12:30 p.m.
    • Session 3 – 2 to 3:30 p.m.


    The event will be held inside the Don Hutson Center, the Packers indoor practice facility. Parking for the event is available in the lot on Lambeau Field’s east side near the Oneida Nation Gate.  

    The Junior Power Pack Clinic is a member’s only event and will have a registration fee of $5.

    Deadline to register:

    • New Members – May 11, 2014
    • Current Members – May 18, 2014


    To sign up to become a member of the Junior Power Pack and receive an invitation to the clinic fans can go to www.packers.com/jpp.

     
  • Sat., Jun. 14, 2014 2:30PM CDT Jerry Parins Cruise for Cancer

    The eleventh annual Jerry Parins Cruise for Cancer motorcycle ride will be held, rain or shine, on Saturday, June 14, 2014. The ride will start at Vandervest Harley-Davidson (1966 Velp Avenue, Green Bay) and will make a fun-filled stop at the Seymour Fireman's Picnic, held at the Outagamie County Fairgrounds in Seymour.

    Ride Day Schedule

    • 9-10:30 am: Registration at Vandervest Harley-Davidson, Geen Bay
    • 11 am: Depart Vandervest Harley-Davidson, Green Bay
    • 12 pm: Arrive in Seymour. Enjoy food, beverages, entertainment and a short program.
    • 2:30 pm: Party kicks off at the new South Endzone Festival Foods MVP Deck at Lambeau Field! Guests can access the space by way of the Shopko Gate. See the field and enjoy the atmosphere from this beautiful indoor/outdoor space newly opened and accessed by very few. The party will include silent and live auction, food, beverages, music and merchandise available for purchase.


    More information: http://cruiseforcancer.org/

     
  • Sat., Aug. 09, 2014 7:00PM - 10:00PM CDT Packers at Tennessee Titans Packers at Tennessee Titans
  • Sat., Aug. 16, 2014 3:00PM - 6:00PM CDT Packers at St. Louis Rams Packers at St. Louis Rams

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Packers have look of a winner, 30-20

Posted Oct 21, 2012

ST. LOUIS—It took seven games to get there, but the Packers are finally above .500 and looking very much as they did a year ago, which is to say headed for a winning streak.

“Win back to back, stack success; that was our message all week,” Head Coach Mike McCarthy said following his team’s 30-20 win over the St. Louis Rams in the Edward Jones Dome on Sunday.

The win was led by quarterback Aaron Rodgers, who continued the hot hand he started a week earlier in Houston by completing 30 of 37 passes for 342 yards, three touchdowns, no interceptions and a sizzling 132.2 passer rating. Rodgers out-pointed his quarterback counterpart Sam Bradford by nearly 50 ratings points.

Randall Cobb caught two of Rodgers’ touchdown passes and the second-year wide receiver is an emerging star at a time when the team has found itself playing without long-time star receiver Greg Jennings.

“He’s a star in the making. He’s a big-time player. He has the right approach. He sees the game through the eyes of the quarterback,” Rodgers said of Cobb, who caught all eight of the passes thrown to him. His 39-yard touchdown catch in the fourth quarter clinched the win and capped an impressive 80-yard drive that answered a Rams touchdown that cut the Packers’ lead to seven points.

       It was one of two impressive second-half drives by the Packers. The other one was an 80-yard classic that began the second half and turned a precarious 10-6 halftime advantage into a 17-6 lead that caused the large contingent of Packers fans on hand to breathe a little easier.

“Our fans are unbelievable. You would’ve thought we were walking down one of our streets. You never get tired of hearing, ‘Go Pack Go!’ Thank you, fans,” McCarthy said.                          

The Rams likely got tired of seeing Rodgers throw drive-sustaining (nine of 15 on third down) completions to Jordy Nelson along the sideline. It was a 52-yard completion to Nelson in the first quarter that led to the Packers’ first score, which eliminated a 3-0 Rams lead. The Rams were offside on the play and sensing he had a “free” play, Rodgers went for the big play and dropped the ball softly into Nelson’s hands.

“We were a little disjointed to start the game,” McCarthy said of his team’s no-huddle offense. “We went back to our standard huddle in the second half.”

McCarthy took an aggressive game plan into the game. Following the Packers’ first touchdown, McCarthy ordered an onside kick attempt that kicker Mason Crosby bounced off the ground and high into the air, allowing the Packers to make the recovery. It led to a field goal and a 10-3 lead.

“They were ready to play,” McCarthy said of the Rams. “They got after us in the first series. I felt it was a good time to steal a series.”

A strong Rams running game allowed the home team to dominate time of possession in the first half, which limited the Packers’ snaps and helped keep the score close. After allowing 93 net yards rushing in the first half, the Packers held the Rams to 15 yards in the second half and forced the Rams to pass.

The Packers defense is playing its best football since 2010, but Rodgers and the passing game remains the engine that drives the Packers to victory. Nelson caught eight passes for 122 yards and James Jones caught six for 53.

“Our running game efficiency isn’t where it needs to be. After we settled down, our pass protection was good,” McCarthy said.

Does he feel the team is getting into a groove as midseason nears?

“We’ve won two games in a row. I’m tired of the big-picture questions. We are clearly about one game at a time.”

Additional coverage - Oct. 21

 
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