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  • Wed., Oct. 01, 2014 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM CDT Alumni Appearance (Murphy, Koch) Mark Murphy and Greg Koch are scheduled to appear at the Packers Pro Shop on Wednesday, October 1st, from 2:30-4 p.m.
  • Wed., Oct. 01, 2014 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT Paul Coffman appearance Paul Coffman is scheduled to appear at the Bellin Health North Reach flu clinic on Wednesday, October 1, from 5-7 p.m., in Marinette, WI.
  • Thu., Oct. 02, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT Alumni Appearance (Murphy, Koch)

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  • Thu., Oct. 02, 2014 7:25 PM - 10:30 PM CDT Packers vs. Minnesota Vikings (Gold Pkg.) Packers vs. Minnesota Vikings (Gold Pkg.)
  • Thu., Oct. 02, 2014 10:45 PM - 11:15 PM CDT Live McCarthy, Rodgers press conf. Packers Head Coach Mike McCarthy and QB Aaron Rodgers will be available to the media in the Lambeau Field media auditorium, following the Packers-Vikings matchup.
  • Tue., Oct. 07, 2014 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM CDT Jarrett Boykin appearance Jarrett Boykin is scheduled to appear at the Bellin Health Algoma flu clinic on Tuesday, October 7, from 4-6 p.m., in Algoma, Wis.

Packers-Giants in Week 11 flexed out of prime time

Posted by Mike Spofford on November 1, 2013 – 3:01 pm

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The Packers-Giants game in Week 11 on Sunday, Nov. 17, at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey has been flexed out of NBC’s prime-time Sunday Night Football slot and is moving to a 3:25 p.m. CT kickoff on FOX.

The prime-time game on NBC will be Chiefs-Broncos on that date instead. Also, the Chargers-Dolphins game that day is moving from a noon kickoff to 3:05 p.m. CT on CBS.

The Packers have one other prime-time game scheduled for this season, at home vs. Atlanta in Week 14 (Sunday, Dec. 8).

Week 11 is when flex scheduling begins each year, with the Sunday night game subject to change through the end of the regular season.

This marks the first time since the NFL implemented flex scheduling in 2006 that the Packers have been flexed out of the prime-time game. The Packers have been flexed from an afternoon game into the prime-time slot before.

For the updated printable schedule, click here (PDF).


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Harris poll ranks Packers second most popular team

Posted by Mike Spofford on October 17, 2013 – 11:03 am

The latest Harris poll ranks the Packers as the second most popular team in the NFL among U.S football fans.

The Packers ranked third each of the last two years in the same Harris poll. This year, the Cowboys hung onto their No. 1 spot, while the Broncos moved up from No. 17 to No. 3. The Giants and Patriots round out the top five.

A look at the complete poll can be found here.

 


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Packers take 6-3 lead into halftime

Posted by Mike Spofford on October 6, 2013 – 1:23 pm

131006-lacy-q2-600The Lions finally got on the board on a 53-yard FG by David Akers with 15 seconds left in the half, cutting their deficit in half.

The Packers extended their lead to 6-0 early in the second quarter on a 52-yard FG by Mason Crosby. Green Bay was helped by a crucial fourth-down penalty on the Lions for defensive holding, which allowed the conversion after TE Jermichael Finley dropped a pass at the first-down marker. The Packers had decided to go for it on fourth-and-4 from the Detroit 40-yard line.

Two snaps later, TE Ryan Taylor was wide open down the middle seam, but Rodgers’ pass went right through his hands instead of going for a 34-yard TD.

Eddie Lacy ran the ball on five of the first six plays of the 12-play drive, gaining 20 yards and pushing his total for the game to 43 yards on the ground.

Lacy gained nine more rushing yards on Green Bay’s next drive, which featured two third-down passes to Jordy Nelson to move the chains, but the Packers stalled out near midfield and had to punt.

Starting from their own 11 on the final drive of the half, the Lions completed third-down passes of 22 yards to Ryan Broyles and 25 yards to Brandon Pettigrew to move into scoring range.

A holding call on Riley Reiff negated a third-down scramble by QB Matthew Stafford for a first down, leading to the 53-yard FG by Akers with 15 seconds left in the half.


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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.

Follow the @packers on Instagram


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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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NFL Network to replay Week 17 Packers-Vikings game

Posted by Mike Spofford on December 31, 2012 – 12:56 pm

In two different formats, the NFL Network will replay the Week 17 Packers-Vikings matchup at the Metrodome.

First, the game will be shown in the network’s condensed, 90-minute format as part of its NFL Replay series on Tuesday at 8:30 p.m. CT.

Then, the game will be replayed in its entirety on Thursday at 7 p.m. CT.

Also, Minnesota RB Adrian Peterson was wired for sound by NFL Films for the game, and that will be featured in NFL Network’s Sound FX segment on Wednesday at 9:30 p.m. CT.


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Packers-Vikings kickoff moved to 3:25 p.m. CT

Posted by Mike Spofford on December 23, 2012 – 10:02 pm

The Week 17 Packers-Vikings kickoff has been moved to 3:25 p.m. CT next Sunday at the Metrodome. The game will be televised by FOX.

The Packers will be in control of their own destiny for the NFC’s No. 2 playoff seed and can lock up a first-round bye with a win. Meanwhile, the Vikings will need a win to get in the playoffs, while RB Adrian Peterson needs 208 yards to break Eric Dickerson’s single-season rushing record of 2,105 yards.


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Packers-Bears re-airs on NFL Replay Tuesday night

Posted by Mike Spofford on December 18, 2012 – 2:13 pm

The Packers’ NFC North-clinching victory over the Bears from Sunday in Chicago will re-air at 7 p.m. CT Tuesday night as part of NFL Network’s NFL Replay series.

NFL Replay is a condensed, 90-minute version of the original TV broadcast that incorporates NFL Films camera angles and post-game soundbites from players and coaches.


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Packers-Titans on Dec. 23 remains noon CT kickoff

Posted by Mike Spofford on December 10, 2012 – 2:48 pm

The Week 16 Packers-Titans game slated for Dec. 23 at Lambeau Field will remain a noon CT kickoff and will be televised by CBS.

The NFL has announced that the 49ers-Seahawks game has been flexed to prime time that night on NBC. The Chargers-Jets game originally scheduled for that night has been moved back to a noon CT kickoff on CBS, while the Giants-Ravens game on FOX has been moved from noon CT to 3:25 p.m. CT.


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Burnett, Starks, Lattimore awarded game balls

Posted by Mike Spofford on December 3, 2012 – 2:21 pm

Packers S Morgan Burnett, RB James Starks and LB Jamari Lattimore earned game balls for their performance vs. the Minnesota Vikings in Week 13

S Morgan Burnett’s two interceptions on Sunday in the 23-14 victory over the Vikings has earned him the defensive game ball from the Packers’ coaching staff.

The coaches award game balls weekly to members of all three phases — offense, defense and special teams — based on their performances.

Burnett’s two interceptions were his first two of the season, and they both came at crucial times. The first came early in the third quarter, in the end zone with the Vikings at Green Bay’s 8-yard line and threatening to add to their 14-10 lead. The second came later in the third quarter after the Packers had taken a 20-14 lead but the Vikings were driving again, having reached the Green Bay 25.

On offense, James Starks received a game ball for his 15-carry, 66-yard outing, which included a 22-yard TD run for the go-ahead score. Starks hadn’t scored a rushing TD since Week 1 of last season, and the rushing TD was the Packers’ first this season since Week 5 in Indianapolis.

On special teams, LB Jamari Lattimore was the game-ball recipient. Lattimore wasn’t credited with any coverage tackles based on the press box statistics, but the coaches often see things on film that don’t make the stat report and reward a player accordingly.


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