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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.

     

Matthews takes advantage one-on-one

Posted by Mike Spofford on September 12, 2012 – 3:25 pm

Last Sunday, San Francisco thought LT Joe Staley would be able to handle Packers LB Clay Matthews one-on-one for much of the game, but Matthews made the Niners pay.

He recorded 2 1/2  of the Packers’ four sacks to open 2012 with a multi-sack game, just like he did in 2010. Matthews only had one multi-sack game in 2011, mostly because he faced regular double teams and there wasn’t enough pass rush from elsewhere on defense for the opposing offenses to change their plans.

So, what does that mean against the Bears on Thursday night? Chicago’s offensive line has faced its share of criticism in recent years for protection problems, and they’ve faced Matthews so much it seems unlikely LT J’Marcus Webb would be asked to block Matthews one-on-one very often.

That could mean Matthews’ defensive mates will get their first real test as to how much pass rush they can provide of Matthews is doubled.

“That’s the overall principle of pass rush is that those who have one-on-ones need to win their matchups, because we believe our guys on defense should be able to take advantage of that,” Matthews said on Wednesday. “We were able to do that a few times this last week.

“If that is the case (that double teams are on tap for him), I’m still going to get after the quarterback, and other guys need to do that as well.”

Injury update: RB James Starks’ return to practice on Wednesday was a surprise development, Mike McCarthy said, but obviously a positive one. Starks was a limited participant and is listed as doubtful for Thursday’s game, but he practiced for the first time since developing turf toe in the preseason opener back on Aug. 9.

“That was excellent news this morning,” McCarthy said. “He’s making progress.”

In addition to Starks, WR Greg Jennings (groin) and CB Davon House (shoulder) being doubtful, LB Terrell Manning (concussion) has been ruled out of the game, while LB Jamari Lattimore (ankle) and DE C.J. Wilson (groin) are questionable.


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Where to watch Thursday’s Packers-Bears game

Posted by Duke Bobber on September 12, 2012 – 1:42 pm

- If you’re looking for a bar to watch the game at, try www.packerseverywhere.comPackers Everywhere was created to let you know where you can gather with other Packers fans to watch games and have all kinds of other Packers-related fun. We know that the only thing you like more than watching Packers games is watching them with your fellow fans.

- NFL Network will broadcast the contest to a national audience. This will be the Packers’ third-ever appearance on NFL Network and their first since Nov. 29, 2007, at Dallas.

- Play-by-play man Brad Nessler and analyst Mike Mayock will have the call from the broadcast booth with Alex Flanagan reporting from the sidelines.

- The contest also will air as a simulcast locally on WGBA (NBC, Ch. 26) in Green Bay and WITI (FOX, Ch. 6) in Milwaukee.

- Milwaukee’s WTMJ (620 AM), airing Green Bay games since 1929, heads up the 53-station Packers Radio Network, with Wayne Larrivee (play-by-play) and two-time Packers Pro Bowler Larry McCarren (color) calling the action. The duo enters its 14th season of broadcasts together across the Packers Radio Network, which covers 44 markets in six states.

- Dial Global Sports radio will air the game across the country. Ian Eagle (play-by-play) and Trent Green (analyst) will call the action with Hub Arkush reporting from the sidelines.

- Univision Radio will broadcast the game in Spanish to a national audience, with Rafael Hernandez Brito (play-by-play) and Raul Striker Jr. (analyst) calling the action.

- The broadcast is also available on Sirius Satellite Radio (Channel 93, WTMJ feed) as part of the network’s NFL Sunday Drive.

The information above is contained within this week’s Dope Sheet. For even more information on Thursday night’s game, check out the Dope Sheet.


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Jennings misses practice again; Starks doing some drills

Posted by Mike Spofford on September 12, 2012 – 11:44 am

WR Greg Jennings missed practice for the second straight day on Wednesday due to his groin injury. Jennings was not present during the portion of practice open to the media. Rookie LB Terrell Manning (concussion) also missed practice.

RB James Starks was seen going through some drills for the first time since his turf toe injury in the preseason opener. On Tuesday, Mike McCarthy labeled Starks “doubtful” for Thursday’s game, and it would be a stretch to activate him for the game after missing four-plus weeks of practice, but it appears he is on the comeback trail.

McCarthy will speak to the media after practice, and the final injury report will be issued then.


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