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  • Sat., Apr. 19, 2014 12:30PM - 3:00PM CDT Tailgate Tour: Merrill party

    The Green Bay Packers announced plans for the ninth ‘Green Bay Packers Tailgate Tour,’ set for April 15-19. This year’s tour includes two stops in Michigan, in addition to three Wisconsin stops, to visit with fans and thank them in person for their support.

    Tour celebrities will include Packers President/CEO Mark Murphy, players Jarrett Bush, Brad Jones and Mason Crosby, and Packers alumni Paul Coffman, Lynn Dickey and James Lofton.

    The tailgate parties will welcome the players and alumni arriving at each location at 6 p.m., and will run until 8:30 p.m., except in Merrill, where the tailgate party will take place from 12:30 to 3 p.m. A local non-profit organization will host each party which will feature food, giveaways, question-and-answer sessions and autographs. Tailgate party tickets cost $30.

    General admission tickets also will be available for $5, which includes access to the Q-and-A sessions as well as tailgate party activities. Food and beverage will be available for purchase. Due to space limitations, no general admission tickets will be available in Ironwood. 

    One hundred percent of the Tailgate Tour proceeds will benefit the hosting organizations.

    Tickets for the tailgate parties at all locations will go on sale Friday, Feb. 28. ‘Green Bay Packers Tailgate Tour’ tailgate party locations, hosting organizations and ticket information are as follows:

    Merrill: MARC. To benefit Riverbend Trail. Tickets on sale at Merrill Chamber of Commerce, 705 N. Center Ave., Merrill; Dave’s County Market, 300 E. 1st St., Merrill; and Drew’s Piggly Wiggly, 3404 E. Main St., Merrill. Tickets also available online at www.merrillchamber.org.

  • Sat., Apr. 26, 2014 8:00AM - 6:00PM CDT Packers Pro Shop Tent Sale

    The sale is taking place earlier than in previous years, due to the construction at Lambeau Field and the work that the Pro Shop team must complete in preparation for the new store, which will open this summer. Visitors to Lambeau Field should enter the Atrium through the Oneida Nation Gate. Parking is available in the lot on Lambeau Field’s east side near the Oneida Nation Gate, which can be accessed off Oneida Street and Lombardi Avenue.

    The sale will feature the traditional mix of Pro Shop items greatly reduced in price and other special purchases.

    The team’s football operations staff also has provided Packers team apparel no longer in use, including a large assortment of t-shirts, shorts, jackets, jerseys and pants. Some items are practice-worn gear not normally available in the Pro Shop.

    The tent sale began in 1994 in the parking lot outside the former Pro Shop on the north end of Lambeau Field and grew into a popular event. Now in its 11th year in the Atrium, the tent sale also was held in the west side stadium concourse in previous years.

  • Sat., May. 10, 2014 7:00PM CDT Eddie Lacy appearance 22nd Annual Doug Jirschele Memorial Sports Award Banquet
  • Sat., Jun. 07, 2014 8:30AM - 3:30PM CDT JPP Kids Clinic

    The 17th annual Junior Power Pack Kids Clinic is set for Saturday, June 7, 2014 in the Don Hutson Center with sessions ranging from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    The Junior Power Pack Clinic gives members ages 5-14 years old the opportunity to practice football skills and drills with other Packers backers and a few up-and-coming Packers players.  Parents/Guardians are welcome to come and watch their child/ren participate in the clinic. 

    Members may choose one of three sessions to attend:

    • Session 1 – 8:30 to 10 a.m.
    • Session 2 – 11 to 12:30 p.m.
    • Session 3 – 2 to 3:30 p.m.

    The event will be held inside the Don Hutson Center, the Packers indoor practice facility. Parking for the event is available in the lot on Lambeau Field’s east side near the Oneida Nation Gate.  

    The Junior Power Pack Clinic is a member’s only event and will have a registration fee of $5.

    Deadline to register:

    • New Members – May 11, 2014
    • Current Members – May 18, 2014

    To sign up to become a member of the Junior Power Pack and receive an invitation to the clinic fans can go to www.packers.com/jpp.

  • Sat., Jun. 14, 2014 2:30PM CDT Jerry Parins Cruise for Cancer

    The eleventh annual Jerry Parins Cruise for Cancer motorcycle ride will be held, rain or shine, on Saturday, June 14, 2014. The ride will start at Vandervest Harley-Davidson (1966 Velp Avenue, Green Bay) and will make a fun-filled stop at the Seymour Fireman's Picnic, held at the Outagamie County Fairgrounds in Seymour.

    Ride Day Schedule

    • 9-10:30 am: Registration at Vandervest Harley-Davidson, Geen Bay
    • 11 am: Depart Vandervest Harley-Davidson, Green Bay
    • 12 pm: Arrive in Seymour. Enjoy food, beverages, entertainment and a short program.
    • 2:30 pm: Party kicks off at the new South Endzone Festival Foods MVP Deck at Lambeau Field! Guests can access the space by way of the Shopko Gate. See the field and enjoy the atmosphere from this beautiful indoor/outdoor space newly opened and accessed by very few. The party will include silent and live auction, food, beverages, music and merchandise available for purchase.

    More information: http://cruiseforcancer.org/


Rodgers-to-Cobb wins Never Say Never Moment of Year

Posted by Mike Spofford on February 1, 2014 – 6:33 pm


Packers QB Aaron Rodgers’ 48-yard TD pass to WR Randall Cobb on fourth-and-8 in the final minute of the Week 17 showdown at Soldier Field won the online voting for the NFL’s Never Say Never Moment of the Year.

The award was announced on Saturday night at the third annual “NFL Honors” show in New York City.

The touchdown, with 38 seconds left in the game, gave the Packers a 33-28 victory over the Bears for their third straight NFC North title. The division crown and an NFC playoff spot were on the line in the game.

The Packers trailed, 28-27, when they took possession on their own 13-yard line with 6:24 left. Converting a pair of fourth downs on a short run by FB John Kuhn and a pass to WR Jordy Nelson, the Packers faced another fourth down at the Chicago 48-yard line.

Rodgers, playing in his first game back from a broken collarbone that sidelined him for seven contests, and Cobb, also in his first game back from a leg injury that cost him 10 games, hooked up for the game-winner.

The Bears brought a blitz, Kuhn threw a key block on Chicago DE Julius Peppers that allowed Rodgers to get out of the pocket, and Cobb was running free down the field waving his hand. Rodgers’ pass settled into his arms at the 10-yard line and he dove over the goal line, setting off a wild celebration on the field and on the Packers sideline.

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31 Responses to “Rodgers-to-Cobb wins Never Say Never Moment of Year”

  1. By DarthPacker on Feb 1, 2014 | Reply

    So awesome too see! Great season! Go Pack Go!

  2. By mazovoid on Feb 1, 2014 | Reply

    I thought for sure the Patriots comeback would win this one. Awesome.

  3. By SouthofReality on Feb 1, 2014 | Reply

    One of the best things about that radio call is hearing the Bear fan in the background yelling, “oh God, oh MY GOD!!!”

  4. By RichardSRussell on Feb 1, 2014 | Reply

    Man, was it ever great to watch that video again!

    And putting the radio audio track over it was genius.

    Thank you!

  5. By Mike on Feb 1, 2014 | Reply

    Actually u can hear some lady bears fan screaming why…..why….why!!!

  6. By OKGOPACK on Feb 1, 2014 | Reply

    Wooohooo! AR and little Randall, way to go, guys!

  7. By Alice on Feb 1, 2014 | Reply

    Listening to the radio call makes it all the more fun. Go Pack!

  8. By D Kircher on Feb 2, 2014 | Reply

    It just doesn’t get any better then that. It felt like a second Christmas the end of that week! First A Rod coming back on Thurs. then hearing that Cobb would play late Sat. evening, the “star’s” were lining up for the best end of season play I’ve seen!!! I still get goosebumps watching/listening to it. And let’s not forget that it would not have been possible if it hadn’t been for John Kuhn, what an outstanding block & heads up play. Hope TT does AR right by signing him for another 3 yrs!!! Thx for the 2013 memories!!! I think 2014 is looking bright!! Congrats Lacy!! OROTY

  9. By MikeG on Feb 2, 2014 | Reply

    I was traveling and managed to catch the game on an airport monitor. Luckily, I set my DVR to record the game…I never get tired of rewinding and watching this play over and over.

  10. By Debbie Downer on Feb 2, 2014 | Reply

    This was their Super Bowl. I just knew it would be.

  11. By Ditka on Feb 2, 2014 | Reply

    That was was heckava play. Can’t wait till next year.

  12. By Andy on Feb 2, 2014 | Reply

    Anyone else notice the packers won by less than a touchdown and larivee still called out the dagger with 38 seconds to go?..still couldve gone the other way

  13. By l\lIGERIAGUEST on Feb 2, 2014 | Reply

    And now I fly, unto the hollow earth, on wings made of diapers.

  14. By northerner on Feb 2, 2014 | Reply

    One of the better plays of the season.

  15. By SAMMY on Feb 3, 2014 | Reply

    This was EASIEST award to give, knowing what was at stake in the game, the recent and past history of the teams, -ridiculous anyone else was even considered.

  16. By Debbie Downer on Feb 3, 2014 | Reply

    The Seahawks are a hundred times better than the Packers. I just knew they would be.

  17. By Green Tide on Feb 3, 2014 | Reply

    It was a great play. I still think a “Never Say Die Award” should only go to a team that didn’t give up and die though.

  18. By SonOfDebbieDowner on Feb 3, 2014 | Reply

    What a win it was over the Bears in week 17. Then they lost to the 49ers a week later, I just knew that would happen.

  19. By Chris on Feb 3, 2014 | Reply

    This award should have went to Kuhn! His block is what made that play!

  20. By Cedarburg Packer Fan on Feb 3, 2014 | Reply

    I have watched that video over and over again. It never gets old. Love the look on Cutler’s face.

    Congrats to Aaron Rodgers and Randall Cobb!

  21. By John Denver's Gavel on Feb 3, 2014 | Reply

    Its time to pry Brett out of retirement. He’d gladly backup Rodgers, or vise- versa.

  22. By frozen tundra on Feb 3, 2014 | Reply

    Hate to say it,but all season long I said ‘Offenses win games, Defenses win championships’. And with brainless M.M. keeping Capers, its going to be another short season!!!

  23. By GeorgePack on Feb 3, 2014 | Reply

    M.M. and T.T. could not make water-boy for Pete Carroll…..Green Bay better get some real talent to match Pete and his system or it will be a few short year’s……..

  24. By DAAAH on Feb 4, 2014 | Reply

    George, maybe you should find hobbies that make you happy. Football seems to be bringing you down.

  25. By Packers87 on Feb 4, 2014 | Reply

    John Kuhn should have been mentioned

  26. By Rusty Draper on Feb 5, 2014 | Reply

    Sometimes you eat the Bear and sometimes the Bear eats you. Chicago Bear taste pretty good.

  27. By Debbie Downer on Feb 6, 2014 | Reply

    The Lions folded like a cheap circus tent and saved Rodgers’ job. I just knew they would.

  28. By Rafael on Feb 6, 2014 | Reply

    This was a true Never Say never moment. Both back from injury and it was on the most dramatic win of all the other nominees. That was for a playoff berth and a division crown on the road division rival on 4th & 8 with under a minute to go. Great great moment on a season that was robbed from the packers due to injuries. Finley will be missed he was finally playing at that peak level it seemed he was stronger faster and bigger than he had ever been.

  29. By GreerBay on Feb 7, 2014 | Reply

    One of the best plays all year and so glad to see both players back from injury. Looking forward to a great year next season, with the Offensive Rookie of the Year Eddie Lacy and hopefully a healthy team all season. Need to sign John Kuhn who is a free agent now, would hate to see him in another uniform.

    GO Pack GO

  30. By Michael on Feb 13, 2014 | Reply

    Great season. Go Pack Go! #CHMFL

  31. By Michael on Feb 13, 2014 | Reply

    Packers87 Rodgers did thank Kuhn in his speech.

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