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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.

    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.

     

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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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