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March 2, 2015

Fans can view Favre’s Hall of Fame Induction inside Lambeau Field

Brett Favre

Brett Favre

The Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame Inc. and the Green Bay Packers announced today that fans who don’t have tickets inside the Lambeau Field Atrium for this summers Hall of Fame induction ceremony, can purchase tickets to watch the event inside Lambeau Field.

Fans will be able to watch the ceremony live on the TundraVision video boards.  Favre will also make an appearance in the bowl to address the crowd.

Tickets will be available at $4 each with net proceeds going to Favre 4 Hope.  tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. on May 12, 2015 and be available through Ticketmaster in person, over the phone or via the Internet.  A limit of eight per order will be established.

The induction ceremony will also be carried live by the Packers TV Network and NFL Network as well as streamed live on packers.com.

The 45th Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame banquet will be held on Saturday, July 18 and is sold out.

Packers announce stops for 10th Anniversary tailgate tour

Tailgate BusThe Green Bay Packers announced plans for the 10th anniversary ‘Green Bay Packers Tailgate Tour,’ set for April 14-18.

The tour will make stops in Menomonie (April 14), Prairie du Chien (April 15), Baraboo (April 16), Elkhorn (April 17) and Sheboygan (April 18), with tailgate parties held in each city to support a local non-profit organization.

Tour celebrities will include Packers President/CEO Mark Murphy, players Andrew Quarless, Micah Hyde and Casey Hayward, and Packers alumni Gilbert Brown, Antonio Freeman and Bill Schroeder.  The tour will also feature special alumni in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Tailgate Tour, Dave Robinson and Jerry Kramer.

Tickets for the tailgate parties at all locations will go on sale Monday, March 2.  Information on purchasing tickets can be found at:  www.packers.com

 

Inside linebacker is last years Safety

Mike McCarthy

Mike McCarthy

A year ago, the Green Bay Packers knew they needed to address the safety position.  They were constantly reminded about it during the 2014 Scouting Combine.

Packers coach Mike McCarthy pointed out during this year’s combine that he answered “seven” questions about the Packers’ safety position and compared it to this year, where the questions centered on linebackers.

The Packers went out and drafted Ha Ha Clinton-Dix in the first round.  His acquisition not only improved the position substantially, but Morgan Burnett then went out and had the best season of his career as well. [Read more…]

Packers to meet with Minnesota Gopher TE (Audio)

NFL-LogoThe Green Bay Packers are one of 20-plus NFL teams scheduled to meet with Minnesota Gophers TE Maxx Williams during the league Scouting Combine in Indianapolis.

The Packers, with the 30th pick in the first round of the draft, may have a shot at Williams, who is considered to be the best tight end coming out of college this year.

The 6’3, 249 pound Williams, declared for the draft at the age of 20.

AUDIO: Maxx Williams on his biggest weakness :16

AUDIO: Williams on his decision to leave school early :18 [Read more…]

Packers announce roster moves

Brandon Bostick - UPI/Robert Cornforth

Brandon Bostick – UPI/Robert Cornforth

The Green Bay Packers made it official today, announcing the release of TE Brandon Bostick and WR Kevin Dorsey.

Bostick joined the Packers as a non-drafted free agent on May 30, 2012, out of Newberry College.  He spent the entire 2012 season on the team’s practice squad before appearing in 24 games the past two seasons (2013-14) and totaling nine catches for 123 yards (13.7 avg.) and two touchdowns.

Dorsey entered the league as a seventh-round selection (No. 224 overall) of the Packers in the 2013 NFL Draft from the University of Maryland.  He missed his entire rookie campaign after being placed on injured reserve prior to the 2013 season.  Dorsey appeared in three games in 2014, posting two special teams tackles and one catch for 4 yards before being placed on injured reserve on November 8, 2014.