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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.

     
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    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.

     
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    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/

     

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Rodgers ready in Sunday practice

Posted Aug 26, 2012

Aaron Rodgers predicted, following Thursday night’s preseason win over the Bengals, that the Packers are “going to be ready” for the start of the regular season. Rodgers sure appeared ready for the start of the regular season in Sunday’s practice.

The Packers quarterback had the look of his 2011 MVP self on Sunday, as he showered the field with completions.

He hit Jordy Nelson and James Jones in stride with deep passes that fell just beyond the reach of defenders as the ball nosed down into Nelson’s and Jones’ waiting hands.

Rodgers hit Randall Cobb in stride with a strike over the middle, then followed with a dart to Diondre Borel along the sideline and a quick look-in to Cobb that was out of Rodgers’ hands and into Cobb’s hands in the bat of an eye.

Are the Packers ready for their regular-season opener against the San Francisco 49ers? If the play of their quarterback is any indication, the answer is yes.

“I thought it was a very good practice. Our work was extensive and it was a very good practice,” Head Coach Mike McCarthy said following a two-hour-plus workout that rain forced inside the Don Hutson Center.

It was a practice that could be the last for 10 players, as the Packers must pare their roster by that number by Monday to reach the mandatory reduction to 75. The Packers could reduce the numbers of players they release, however, by assigning a player or players to the injured reserve list.

Running back Brandon Saine returned to work following a two-week recovery from a hamstring injury, and Cedric Benson continued to flash quickness and power at the position.

Defensively, Jarrett Bush continues to hang onto the right cornerback spot on the No. 1 defense, and he distinguished himself on Sunday with a pass-defensed in coverage against Borel. The competition in the secondary, however, is intense.

“This is an important game for a number of individuals,” McCarthy said, referring to Thursday’s preseason finale against the Chiefs. The Packers must cut their roster to 53 on Friday.

“The defense, as a whole, everybody took a step forward,” he added of the Packers’ 27-13 win in Cincinnati. “Those grades are as high as I can recall. There’ll be decisions made in the secondary off this Kansas City game.”

Linebacker would seem to be a position at which several players made gains last Thursday. Erik Walden was the star of a goal-line stand. Jamari Lattimore returned an interception for a touchdown. Dezman Moses had a strong game at linebacker and on special teams, and McCarthy said first-round pick Nick Perry “played well.”

“San Diego, he came out strong. Cleveland, he took a step back. We’ve maxed out trying to get him ready and he’s responded,” McCarthy said of Perry, considered to be the Packers’ main addition for improving the team’s pass rush.

Tight end is the Packers’ challenged position currently. Injuries have forced D.J. Williams, DeMarco Cosby, Tom Crabtree and Ryan Taylor to the sideline. The situation required Lattimore and fellow linebacker Vic So’oto to play as tight ends on the scout team on Sunday.

“That’s where we are as far as the tight end position,” McCarthy said.

It should be noted that So’oto beat the coverage to catch a couple of passes in Sunday’s practice.

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