Packers to unveil 50-foot Lombardi Trophy on Thursday

Posted by Ryan Hartwig on November 13, 2014 – 8:28 am

GREEN BAY – The Green Bay Packers will hold a ceremony on Thursday at 1 p.m. CT to unveil a 50-foot replica Lombardi Trophy, located inside the lobby of  Lambeau Field’s new American Family Insurance Gate.

Named after legendary Green Bay Head Coach Vince Lombardi, the Super Bowl trophy owns a special place in Packers history, and the new replica will serve as a beacon of the team’s rich tradition, as well as a constant reminder of its ultimate goal each season.

Check out some facts on the new trophy below.

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Follow the @Packers on Instagram this season

Posted by Duke Bobber on July 25, 2013 – 8:27 pm

The Green Bay Packers have added an Instagram account, the latest way for fans to experience behind-the-scenes moments and iconic photos from the team. Follow @Packers on Instagram to get updates on your mobile device. You can also view the latest @Packers Instagram photos on Packers.com. If you’re attending training camp in Green Bay, be sure to use the hashtag #PackersCamp to share your photos with other Packers fans.

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Packers NFL Draft 2013: Meet the draft class

Posted by Duke Bobber on April 27, 2013 – 11:15 pm

This draft class gives the Packers a tough look

This draft class gives Packers a tough look

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DRAFT RECAP VIDEOS

Meet the players

1. Datone Jones, DE, UCLA
2. Eddie Lacy, RB, Alabama
4a. David Bakhtiari, T, Colorado
4b. J.C. Tretter, T, Cornell
4c. Johnathan Franklin, RB, UCLA
5a. Micah Hyde, CB, Iowa
5b. Josh Boyd, DE, Mississippi State
6. Nate Palmer, LB, Illinois State
7a. Charles Johnson, WR, Grand Valley State
7b. Kevin Dorsey, WR, Maryland
7c. Sam Barrington, LB, South Florida

Datone Jones

#95 DATONE JONESDE – UCLA – HT: 6-4 – WT: 285 – Drafted 1st Round, #26 Overall

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Green Bay Packers RB Eddie Lacy

#27 EDDIE LACYRB – ALABAMA – HT: 5-11 – WT: 230 – Drafted 2nd Round, #61 Overall

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T David Bakhtiari

#69 DAVID BAKHTIARIT – COLORADO – HT: 6-4 – WT: 300 – Drafted 4th Round, #109 Overall

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T J.C. Tretter

J.C. TRETTERT – CORNELL – HT: 6-4 – WT: 307 – Drafted 4th Round, #122 Overall

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RB Johnathan Franklin

JOHNATHAN FRANKLINRB – UCLA – HT: 5-10 – WT: 205 – Drafted 4th Round, #125 Overall

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CB Micah Hyde

MICAH HYDECB – IOWA – HT: 6-0 – WT: 197 – Drafted 5th Round, #159 Overall

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DE Josh Boyd

JOSH BOYDDE – MISSISSIPPI STATE – HT: 6-3 – WT: 310 – Drafted 5th Round, #167 Overall

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LB Nate Palmer

NATE PALMERLB – ILLINOIS STATE – HT: 6-2 – WT: 248 – Drafted 6th Round, #193 Overall

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WR Charles Johnson

CHARLES JOHNSONWR – GRAND VALLEY STATE – HT: 6-2 – WT: 215 – Drafted 7th Round, #216 Overall

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WR Kevin Dorsey

KEVIN DORSEYWR – MARYLAND – HT: 6-1 – WT: 207 – Drafted 7th Round, #224 Overall

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LB Sam Barrington

SAM BARRINGTONLB – SOUTH FLORIDA – HT: 6-1 – WT: 235 – Drafted 7th Round, #232 Overall

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Packers have 12 selections in 2012 NFL Draft

Posted by Duke Bobber on March 27, 2012 – 9:32 am

The Green Bay Packers are armed with 12 selections in the upcoming 2012 NFL Draft. The NFL Draft returns to primetime in 2012, with the first round taking place Thurs., April 26, followed by the second and third rounds on Fri., April 27. Rounds 4-7 will be held Sat., April 28.

Green Bay Packers
Round 1, Pick 28 (#28 overall)
Round 2, Pick 28 (#59)
Round 3, Pick 28 (#90)
Round 4, Pick 28 (#123)
Round 4, Pick 37 (#132) Compensatory selection
Round 4, Pick 38 (#133) Compensatory selection
Round 5, Pick 28 (#163)
Round 6, Pick 28 (#197)
Round 7, Pick 17 (#224) from NY Jets
Round 7, Pick 28 (#235)
Round 7, Pick 34 (#241) Compensatory selection
Round 7, Pick 36 (#243) Compensatory selection

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