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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/

     

Green Bay to host Bears in Monday night matchup

Posted by Duke Bobber on November 4, 2013 – 4:00 pm

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- The Packers (5-2) will host the Bears (4-3) tonight, the first meeting between the teams on Monday Night Football in Green Bay since 1997 and the third ever (also 1986) at Lambeau Field.

- The Packers extended their winning streak to four games with a 44-31 victory at Minnesota in Week 8, the most points ever scored by Green Bay at the Metrodome. Green Bay has now had a winning streak of four or more games each of the past five seasons (2009-13), the only NFL team to do so over that span.

- Tonight will mark game No. 187 in the NFL’s oldest rivalry. The Bears hold a 92-88-6 edge in the series (includes two playoff games, 1-1).

- It will be a matchup between two of the top three scoring teams in the NFL, with Chicago checking in at No. 2 (30.4) and Green Bay at No. 3 (30.3) through Week 8.

- The Packers have won six straight and eight of the last nine meetings against the Bears (including playoffs). Green Bay has swept the season series in three of the last four seasons (2009, 2011-12). Green Bay’s current six-game winning streak against Chicago is its longest since a seven-game streak from 2000-03.

- Seven of the last 10 meetings between the Packers and Bears (including postseason) have been decided by eight points or less.

- This is the 21st consecutive season (1993-2013) that Green Bay is appearing on Monday Night Football, the second-longest streak in the league behind only Denver’s 22-year span (1992-2013). It is the Packers’ lone MNF appearance this season.

- The game against Chicago is the second of back-to-back NFC North contests for Green Bay. The Packers are in the midst of a six-game stretch that sees them play four divisional games.

- Green Bay enters tonight’s game having won 14 of its last 15 regular-season games against NFC North foes. The Packers’ .933 winning percentage in the division over that span ranks No. 1 in the NFL.

- When the Packers take the field against the Bears tonight, they will be looking to extend their home divisional winning streak to 11 games.

- Green Bay’s 10-game winning streak against NFC North foes is tied for the second longest (2000-02) in franchise history since the league went to a divisional format in 1967. The Packers won 18 straight games against NFC Central opponents from 1994-98.

- Since 2006, Green Bay has a 34-10 overall record (.773) in NFC North games (No. 2 in the NFL) and a 19-3 mark (.864) at home (No. 2).

- The Packers have won 10 consecutive regular-season games at home and 23 of their last 24 (.958) at Lambeau Field.

 

RIVALRY UNDER THE LIGHTS
- For the Packers and the Bears, this marks the eighth consecutive season (2006-13) that the NFC North rivals have met in a prime-time game. It is the first Monday Night Football meeting between the clubs since 2010.

- It will be the first time since 1997 that the clubs have met on MNF at Lambeau Field, with the last four meetings at Chicago (2002-03, 2008, 2010). The 2002 game was played in Champaign, Ill.

- This will be the 11th time that Green Bay and Chicago have met on Monday Night Football, which is the most against any one opponent for the Packers. It is tied for No. 5 as far as the most meetings in Monday Night Football history (since 1970). The Packers and Bears have split (5-5) the previous 10 meetings on MNF.

- Since 2006, the Packers and Bears have met four times on Sunday night (2006-07, 2009, 2011), twice on MNF (2008, 2010) and once on Thursday night (2012).

- This will be the 18th time that the division rivals have met in a prime-time contest. Green Bay holds a 10-7 edge in those games (5-5 on MNF, 4-1 on Sunday night, 1-1 on Thursday night).

- Since 2009, the Packers are 9-3 overall (.750) in prime-time games.

 

WEARING THE STRIPES
- Tonight’s officiating crew includes referee Walt Anderson (66), umpire Jeff Rice (44), head linesman Steve Stelljes (22), line judge Byron Boston (18), field judge Buddy Horton (82), side judge Michael Banks (72) and back judge Billy Smith (2).


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Where to watch Monday’s Packers-Seahawks game

Posted by Duke Bobber on September 20, 2012 – 11:55 am

- 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.

- ESPN is in its seventh season as host of the most successful series in sports television history, Monday Night Football. Play-by-play man Mike Tirico is joined by analyst Jon Gruden for the 43rd season of MNF broadcasts, with Lisa Salters reporting from the sidelines.

- The contest also will air as a simulcast locally on WBAY (ABC, Ch. 2) in Green Bay and WISN (ABC, Ch. 12) in Milwaukee.

- ESPN Deportes will also broadcast the game with Spanish commentary and graphics. Alvaro Martin (play-by-play) and Raul Allegre (analyst) will call the action with John Sutcliffe reporting from the sidelines.

- 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. Kevin Harlan (play-by-play) and Dan Fouts (analyst) will call the action with Mark Malone reporting from the sidelines.

- The broadcast is also available on Sirius Satellite Radio (Channel 92, WTMJ feed) as part of the network’s NFL Sunday Drive.

- Listen to live radio broadcasts online in premium sound quality with NFL Audio Pass.

- For international fans: Watch NFL games, including the playoffs and Super Bowl, live or on-demand online in HD with NFL Game Pass. Not available in US, Mexico, US Territories. Blacked out in Canada for this game.

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


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