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  • 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.

     
  • 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.

Texas’ Vaccaro can be used in every-downs role

Posted by Vic Ketchman, packers.com editor on February 24, 2013 – 12:52 pm

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INDIANAPOLIS–Texas safety Kenny Vaccaro is an ideal fit in today’s style of football. Vaccaro can be used in several roles, which means he’s an every-downs defensive back.

“I can play both safeties, nickel, dime and, in some instances, I can play corner,” Vaccaro told reporters at the scouting combine on Sunday.

At 6-0, 215, Vaccaro is big enough to support against the run and his 4.5 speed gives him the range to be a dependable back-end coverage guy. There are few red flags on Vaccaro, which has him ticketed for the first round of this year’s draft.

“Texas is in a pass-happy conference. I play in space,” he said. “I think I can bring a lot to a team, being able to play a lot of positions.”

Vaccaro and LSU free safety Eric Reid are considered to be the top two safeties in this year’s draft.


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8 Responses to “Texas’ Vaccaro can be used in every-downs role”

  1. By ted on Feb 25, 2013 | Reply

    The first defensive pick should be a top coverage Linebacker or Safety.

  2. By SmokeyJoe on Feb 25, 2013 | Reply

    How about they go out there look for the quiet guy with good skills who is humble enough to know what his weakness’ are and works hard on those weakness’ quietly instead of picking these loud mouth braggarts who think they will walk into the NFL and automaticaly dominate at their position and think they have no weakness’ at all. Honesty goes a long way when a player talks of his abilities. I would take the guy who says “yeah I need to work on my press cover. I seem to be lacking there.” Instead of the “I’m perfect and always will be” guy.

  3. By JonnyOnTheSpot on Feb 25, 2013 | Reply

    If the good O-linemen go fast in the first round (they prob will), I would love it if the Packers reached up to get this guy. Its impossible to replace Charles Woodson. If your gonna try though, I think this might be the right direction…VIOLENT HITTER /PLAYMAKER /#1 RATED SS……Im guessing we will go the LB route but Kenny Vaccaro is the guy im hoping for.

  4. By G-man on Feb 28, 2013 | Reply

    I think we need to find a replacement in the defensive line for Pickett. He’s up there in age and we need someone in the 320+ pound range to clog the middle. All the LB’s in the world won’t help us if we have a weak D line.

  5. By AJ on Mar 6, 2013 | Reply

    SmokeyJoe would probably rather have tebow over rodgers. And the packers should draft a Bama player in the first round

  6. By PACKERS R DIE on Mar 9, 2013 | Reply

    we should draft lacy so we dont have to throw every down bring some balance and make defences have to stack the box so AR15 Can do his thing

  7. By buzz61 on Mar 9, 2013 | Reply

    We need to protect Aaron 1st and foremost he cannot withstand another year of 50 sacks!O line free agent or 1st round pick.Left tackle preferably.Excited about this year for sure!!!!!!!!!!

  8. By razordazer on Mar 9, 2013 | Reply

    We dont need to better protect Rodgers. We need a running game so other teams dont get coverage sacks. Of course having a running back would put 7/8 in the box and the defense would run blitz more but with speedy cobb jordy and jones and arod getting the ball out of his hands as fast as he does he will be alright.

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