Coming Up
  • 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.

  • 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 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

  • 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.

Ask Vic


Susie can't go; Sam is on his way to the playoffs

Posted Jan 2, 2014

Give me the ball first and give me the ball last

Lou from Madison, WI

Vic, I am going to my first Packers game on Sunday and I’m really looking forward to a great game. I’ve been collecting all kinds of winter gear and getting advice on what to wear and bring. Do you have any advice on the best things to bring?

Sixteen years in Florida softened me forever. I came here without a winter coat. I have a hat, gloves and boots now. I am in awe of the players’ performance in this kind of weather, and I am in awe of the fans’ ability to sit out in it. You are my strength. You’ll have my respect and admiration on Sunday as I sip on my coffee in the climate-controlled press box. Go get ’em.

Sam from Green Bay, WI

I’ll gladly go to the game if you give me two tickets. Following the holidays, it’s just tough to financially afford to go to a playoff game. The cold doesn’t turn me away, the prices do.

Susie has a sinus infection (snicker, snicker). You’re the first. They’re yours.

Matthew from Boulder City, NV

Who do you think is the team to beat in the playoffs?

It’s always the top-seeded team in each conference. All they have to do is win and the next time they’ll get on a plane will be to go to the Super Bowl. Seattle and Denver are the teams to beat.

Scott from Sauk City, WI

Vic, as you pointed out in your column a couple of days ago, the Packers have received no shortage of small miracles to be alive and playing January football. If you had to pick one, which moment or storyline shocked and amazed you the most? Rodgers missing half a season and still winning the division? Pittsburgh’s 97-yard TD drive? Baltimore’s 61-yard FG? Epic comeback in Dallas? Play 48? Something else?

I’ve got special memories of each of them, but the one that really hits home for me is the Lions’ loss in Pittsburgh. I was in the MetLife Stadium press box watching the Lions-Steelers game. The Lions were about to try a short field goal that looked like it would be a game-clincher. That’s when it hit me that I was about to lose my December friend. I felt an abject sense of despair come over me. Then the Lions tried that goofy fake field goal, which backfired on them. I remember thinking to myself, “There’s hope. Come on, Roethlisberger.” Ninety-seven yards later the Steelers were in the lead and the Packers had life. Since then, everything has fallen in the Packers’ favor. That’s what I’ll remember.

Tom from Birmingham, MI

Vic, you said you beat the 49ers by having the ball last and needing a score to win. At first I wasn’t sure if you meant you wanted the Packers to have the ball last or the 49ers to have the ball last. Then I decided you meant either way, because you believe the Packers can do it and the 49ers can’t. Yes?

It would be OK for the Packers to have the ball last and have a one-score lead, too. That would work, but I was suggesting that I would be fine with the ball in Aaron Rodgers’ hands with two minutes to play and the Packers needing a score, any kind of score, to win the game. I was reaffirming my confidence in Rodgers and my belief that this will be a close game. That’s what I was trying to say. The Packers win with offense. Just give me the ball last with a chance to win. I’ll take it.

Steve from Marshfield, WI

It’s 3:30 on Sunday and the temperature is minus five degrees. You are the Packers coach and you win the toss. Do you elect to play offense or defense first?

I take the ball. I want my offense to go 80 yards in 14 plays and eight minutes, and I want the 49ers offense sitting on the sideline getting cold. That’s the tone I want to set for this game.

Michael from Cali, Colombia

Vic, you expect the season to continue? Way to temper those expectations. This is what I expect: one heck of a football game played in the cold, watching the human confrontation between the teams and weather. The team that wins the confrontation with the cold will win the game.

It’s win-or-else time. There are no tempering expectations now. There’s only one expectation, to win. I’m not a 12-4, 13-3, 10-6 kind of guy. What does it matter? Just get into the playoffs. I’m a 3-0, 4-0 kind of guy when it comes to the postseason, because only something and -0 works. You gotta win ’em all now. It has to be the expectation because there’s no tolerance for anything less.

Bobby from Joplin, MO

Vic, do the same blackout restrictions apply for postseason games?



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