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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/

     

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Rookie lineman, JC Tretter, first casualty of spring

Posted May 21, 2013

Media gets first look at Bryan Bulaga, Josh Sitton on left side of line


GREEN BAY—Fourth-round draft choice JC Tretter is the Packers’ first casualty of the year. Head Coach Mike McCarthy announced to the media on Tuesday that Tretter, an offensive lineman from Cornell, sustained an injury on Monday that would sideline Tretter for the remainder of the spring practice season.

Coaches are not required to provide injury information during the offseason and McCarthy would offer no further information on Tretter, including a timetable for his return.

Meanwhile, the Packers concluded day two of Phase III of OTAs with a practice on Clarke Hinkle Field that pitted offense against defense for the first time this spring.

“The goal is to have a better offseason than last year. I feel like we’ve accomplished that so far with our work in the weight room and the work in Phase II,” McCarthy said.

Tuesday’s practice featured the media’s first look at Bryan Bulaga and Josh Sitton manning the left side of the Packers offensive line. Bulaga and Sitton had been the starters at right tackle and right guard respectively in previous years.

“I’m excited for them personally. They look at it as a great opportunity,” McCarthy said of having moved the two linemen. “The moves were made for a number of different reasons. Sitton has really come into his own and Bulaga is our best tackle. It’s important for us to have flexibility on both sides.

“Would I like to have five guys and say those are my starting five? That’s great. We want competition throughout, particularly on the right side,” McCarthy added.

“We want to be stronger on the left side,” Offensive Line Coach James Campen said. “We want to get our two most accomplished players on that side … to protect the back side of the quarterback.”

Coming off a humbling playoff loss in San Francisco that ended last season, a new verve and energy appears to be present this spring. Tuesday’s practice was heavy with drills to promote creating and avoiding fumbles. The Packers created only five fumbles last season, while losing eight.

“Statistically, we’re not where we need to be,” McCarthy said.

The buzz word this spring is “competition.” McCarthy spoke of it and so did several of his position coaches in media interviews.

“Everybody has been granted an opportunity to compete,” McCarthy said.

Second-round and fourth-round draft picks Eddie Lacy and Johnathan Franklin are competing for playing time at running back, and both rookie backs displayed pass-catching ability on Tuesday.

There’s also competition at safety, where M.D. Jennings and Jerron McMillian are locked in a battle for the spot next to Morgan Burnett.

“I look for them to make that jump,” McCarthy said of Jennings and McMillian. “Morgan has clearly established himself as the leader back there.”

Linebacker Desmond Bishop, offensive tackle Derek Sherrod and cornerback Davon House sat out the practice due to season-long injuries from last season. Asked when they might return, McCarthy offered no timetable but said the order of their return would likely be: 1.) Bishop, 2.) House, 3.) Sherrod.

Cornerback Sam Shields was not present. He remains unsigned after having been tendered as a restricted free agent.

“I wish Sam was here. Our secondary is very competitive. I wish he was here,” McCarthy said.

Defensive lineman Mike Neal was briefly deployed as a linebacker in Tuesday’s practice.

“Schematically, we’re going to do some different things,” McCarthy added.

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