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  • Sun., May. 31, 2015 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM CDT Packers Coaching School

    The Green Bay Packers are set to host the team’s second annual “Green Bay Packers Coaching School” at Lambeau Field on Sunday, May 31, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    The complimentary coaching school has a curriculum exclusively designed for youth football coaches, and can accommodate a maximum of 300 coaches. The event will feature innovative classroom sessions in the Lambeau Field Atrium, as well as on-field football instruction from top local high school and youth football coaches in the Don Hutson Center.

  • Tue., Jun. 02, 2015 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM CDT Organized Team Activities (OTAs) Three of the Packers’ upcoming OTA practices will be open to the public at Clarke Hinkle Field.

    The three open practices, weather permitting, will take place on May 28, June 2 and June 10. All practices are scheduled to begin at 11:30 a.m.

  • Tue., Jun. 02, 2015 1:35 PM - 2:05 PM CDT Live Mike McCarthy press conf.

    Head Coach Mike McCarthy available in Media Auditorium

  • Wed., Jun. 03, 2015 3:00 PM CDT Mentor-Protégé Program Fourth Session Celebration The Green Bay Packers Mentor-Protégé Program is set to recognize the successes of the program’s fourth session participants on Wednesday, June 3, at a reception at 3 p.m. in the Lambeau Field Atrium.
  • Sat., Jun. 06, 2015 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM CDT Junior Power Pack Kids Clinic The 18th annual Junior Power Pack Kids Clinic is set for Saturday, June 6, inside the Don Hutson Center, the Packers’ indoor practice facility.
  • Wed., Jun. 10, 2015 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM CDT Organized Team Activities (OTAs) Three of the Packers’ upcoming OTA practices will be open to the public at Clarke Hinkle Field.

    The three open practices, weather permitting, will take place on May 28, June 2 and June 10. All practices are scheduled to begin at 11:30 a.m.

Packers lose, 30-22; big game on Thursday

Posted by Vic Ketchman, packers.com editor on September 9, 2012 – 6:52 pm

The Packers have only four days to rest and prepare for a game against the Chicago Bears that became a lot more important following a 30-22 loss to the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday.

San Francisco scored an impressive win at Lambeau Field that will likely vault the 49ers to the top of the mythical NFL power rankings. With the Giants and Packers each having lost their openers, the 49ers are the darlings of the NFC after Week 1 action.

The 49ers used a balanced offensive attack to keep the Packers defense guessing between run and pass. Frank Gore rushed for 112 yards and quarterback Alex Smith was workmanlike and error-free in completing 20 of 26 passes for 211 yards, two touchdowns and no interceptions.

San Francisco took a 16-7 lead into halftime, following a last-play, 63-yard field goal by David Akers that hit the crossbar and bounced over. It was a play that was symbolic of a half that clearly favored the 49ers. They ran and threw with equal effectiveness, and continued that pattern into a third quarter they dominated.

A 75-yard punt return for a touchdown by Randall Cobb and a two-point conversion cut the 49ers’ lead to 23-15 early in the fourth quarter, and the Packers defense quickly forced the 49ers to punt on their next possession, but the 49ers just as quickly intercepted a Rodgers pass and scored on the play immediately following the interception when Frank Gore ran 23 yards around right end for a win-clinching touchdown.

It was the 49ers defense that was the star of the game. Rodgers and the Packers offense struggled to find any rhythm and didn’t move the ball with their usual ease until after the outcome was decided. Rodgers finished having completed 30 of 44 passes for 303 yards, two touchdowns and one costly interception. Cobb led the Packers in receiving with nine catches for 77 yards. Jermichael Finley and James Jones caught touchdown passes.

The 0-1 Packers host the 1-0 Bears on Thursday night at Lambeau Field.


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