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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.

  • Sat., Aug. 09, 2014 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM CDT Packers at Tennessee Titans Packers at Tennessee Titans

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Rams' Fisher is coach to fear

Posted Oct 18, 2012


Rams fans should be most encouraged by the hiring of Jeff Fisher as his pursuit of the job pertains to Sam Bradford. Fisher would’ve never taken the job if he didn’t think Bradford is a true franchise quarterback.

That’s what it takes to win in this league. You have to have “The Man,” which is what Bradford was drafted to become and appeared to be on his way toward doing that in his rookie season, before falling into a sophomore slump last season.

Fisher has long been one of the best coaches in the league. If you fear one member of the Rams this week, fear him, because the man can flat coach football.

He’s an excellent evaluator of talent, and he’s firm in his commitment to the process of developing young talent. The late Steve McNair is the perfect example of that commitment.

Early in his career, McNair was an interception machine. “Dare McNair” was a phrase that mocked McNair as the weakness in the Titans offense. That’s how you beat the Titans, McNair’s critics said. You stop Eddie George and dare McNair to beat you. One day, he started doing that, and he carried the Titans to within a yard of a Super Bowl win.

Fisher never wavered in his commitment to McNair, whom the franchise made the third pick of the 1995 draft. It wasn’t until McNair’s fourth season that he began to show promise.

Bradford was the first overall pick of the 2010 draft. He threw more touchdown passes as a rookie, 18, than he’s thrown since, 12, but Fisher is committed to Bradford being the centerpiece of the Rams’ offense going forward, which raises this question: When will Bradford have that breakthrough game?

Will it be this week, against the Packers?

Here are 10 things the Packers have to do to beat the Rams.

1. Light it up—Should the Packers score points as they did last week in Houston, it’s highly unlikely the Rams could keep pace.

2. Deny big plays—The Rams are 29th in the league in red zone scoring efficiency.

3. Get into the red zone—The Packers lead the league with a whopping 14-2 touchdown-to-field-goal red zone ratio.

4. Stop Steven Jackson—Fisher believes football is still first and foremost a running game.

5. Avoid a letdown—It’s about time the Packers get over .500 and stay there.

6. Take the crowd out of the game—Forget that. The Cardinals have already done it.

7. Block Robert Quinn—He’s got six sacks.

8. Ignore last year’s game—The Rams are a different team with a new coach, new scheme and new energy.

9. Achieve balance—It’s what’s worked in providing pass protection for Aaron Rodgers.

10. Beware special teams tricks—Fisher likes to use them, too.

Additional coverage - Oct. 18
 
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