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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.

     

Kuhn, Matthews, Shields, Manning earn game balls vs. Vikings

Posted by Mike Spofford on January 7, 2013 – 2:19 pm

Vikings game balls

The coaching staff awarded four game balls from the NFC Wild Card playoff victory over the Vikings on Saturday night. They went to FB John Kuhn on offense, LB Clay Matthews and CB Sam Shields on defense, and rookie LB Terrell Manning on special teams.

Kuhn rushed for a 3-yard TD and caught a 9-yard TD pass, giving him both a rushing and receiving TD for the second time in his career in a playoff game, a first in franchise history. He also scored for the fourth consecutive postseason, the only player in the NFL who can make that claim.

Matthews had two sacks, including a forced fumble and fumble recovery on the second one. The two sacks accounted for 18 lost yards as Matthews had the second two-sack playoff game of his career. The only other player in franchise history to accomplish that is Reggie White.

Shields was credited by the press box statisticians with seven tackles, a team high. He also broke up two passes and had an interception, the third of his career in the postseason.

Manning was credited with two coverage tackles, bringing down Minnesota returner Marcus Sherels on both the first kickoff and first punt of the game. Manning also helped to separate Sherels from the ball when he muffed a punt in the fourth quarter.


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21 Responses to “Kuhn, Matthews, Shields, Manning earn game balls vs. Vikings”

  1. By Jenny Harris on Jan 7, 2013 | Reply

    AWESOME! keep it up boys. Alaska is cheering for you!

  2. By Jerry Schultz on Jan 7, 2013 | Reply

    It is great yo see all our defence players back and helping out as Team Work should be. Now we have to pull everything the offence has together and keep Rogers off the ground.

  3. By Todd on Jan 7, 2013 | Reply

    Would have liked to see a games ball go to Walden, he was all over the field from outside linebacker and had some key plays for losses.

  4. By william burnell on Jan 7, 2013 | Reply

    very good choices for game balls but kind of wish harris got one too

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  5. By Ryan on Jan 7, 2013 | Reply

    Where’s Walden’s? Dude was everywhere!!

  6. By Darrell on Jan 7, 2013 | Reply

    Yea, I agree…Walden deserves to get one too, but maybe he’ll come thru even bigger in this next game

  7. By billfromc'ville on Jan 7, 2013 | Reply

    No question both Harris and Walden deserve game balls. It was great to see the whole team step up, but they should not have let off the gas in the third and fourth quarters. Maybe MM is not showing his hand too soon. Sure hope that is the case. GO PACK GO!!!!!!

  8. By Mark on Jan 7, 2013 | Reply

    With Walden on the left and Matthews on the Right no one was going anywhere. I also think MM called a good game and keep our guys from any unneeded enjuries. Whatch out San Fran, Pack is coming with a full crew!!

  9. By Alyce on Jan 7, 2013 | Reply

    How disappointing to not see Donald Driver in the game. Certainly with 10 receivers getting the call, DD should have been one of them. Yes, hard decisions to leave him inactive…. don’t forget your fans!!! It left a ‘sour taste” for the win…he certainly should have been one of the 10 receivers!!

  10. By gbpfan4life on Jan 7, 2013 | Reply

    Erik Walden, and Woodson should have gotten a game ball.
    Manning’s ball is window dressing for not activating Driver
    Matthews is always a fan favorite but, the one sack was by complete accident when the QB feel over backwards when Matthews was on all fours. Funny really.
    Saw Wood tackle AP one on one a couple of times. Man, he is so physical.

  11. By DJM2013 on Jan 7, 2013 | Reply

    I’m a lifetime Packer fan, but sorry GB. I’m taking SF 34 vs GB 24. The Pack can’t beat SF. Anway, even if thewent to the SB they couldn’t beat Denver.

  12. By Dennis on Jan 7, 2013 | Reply

    Watch out, the Pack is loose!

  13. By Mike H on Jan 7, 2013 | Reply

    Why would a lifetime pack fan say they cant beat SF and wouldn’t beat Denver? Surely, the rest of us don’t feel that way. Go Pack Go!

  14. By DC on Jan 7, 2013 | Reply

    Stay humble guys and the super bowl shall be ours. The NFL has changed so much over the last couple years we didnt see it coming. We have our heads straight thanks to the early battle test schedule it has made us tougher. Now other teams are missing players, hopefully they have a speedy recovery.We all finally mature and realize we can be beaten which makes us hungry. I JUST WANT MY PACKERS TO PROOF OUR FRANCHISE IS ELITE AND WE’VE BEEN THAT WAY FOR YEARS TO ME

  15. By Tyler Tutt on Jan 8, 2013 | Reply

    Ill take sour taste, we needed extra defenders not extra wrs (clearly if 10 people got a catch)

  16. By Kenny on Jan 8, 2013 | Reply

    I thought Manning was a steal where we got him in the draft. Hopefully, his improved Special Teams play, can springboard him to be more of an impact on the defense next season.

  17. By Rusty Draper on Jan 8, 2013 | Reply

    I have always felt that the fullback position is a vital position and is underrated. We have a great fb in John
    Kuhn thanks to Steelers and TT. He deserves all that he gets and them some . Love the chant Kuuuhhhnnn !

  18. By Thomas on Jan 8, 2013 | Reply

    Donald Driver may be needed before it is all said & done. The defense is coming on at the right time, more pressure up front & much better tackling ! The offense is ready to explode, I got a good feeling about this team… Would love to see the Seahags upset the Dirty Birds.. Super bowl, Here We Come !!!

  19. By B52-Claymaker on Jan 8, 2013 | Reply

    Even though the Claymaker did have a charity sack, he had to be in place to get it. Sometimes you cannot measure the havoc he creates on offenses, e.g. hurries, knockdowns, holding penalties, double teams, etc. His presence alone commands attention and will give his teammates opportunities to make plays. Stay healthy Clay! Go Pack Go!

  20. By bayareafanatic on Jan 8, 2013 | Reply

    Good luck this week Pack fans. Your fans travel well. Lotta you guys are on our press democrat blog talking lots of trash.
    Bottom line, Aaron Rodgers is the baddest QB on the planet. Unfortunately for you guys, the teams that are most balanced win football games.
    Teams that have good running games. You don’t. Teams that can stop the run. You can’t.
    Get ready to get Gored, Kaepernicked and Aldon Smithed…

  21. By Lee on Jan 9, 2013 | Reply

    Clay got one charity sack, but let’s not forget the couple he was robbed of when Webb threw the ball away at the last second. There were at least two and one resulted in an illegal grounding call.

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