With the start of training camp just six weeks away, the Green Bay Packers have announced the practice schedule and dates that are open to the public.
The countdown to training camp is officially underway with the Packers wrapping up minicamp on Thursday afternoon at Hinkle Field.
The Green Bay Packers are better known for what they do on the football field, but on Sunday they took to the diamond for the annual Jordy Nelson Charity Softball Game.
Audi Perry, wife of Packers linebacker Nick Perry and Packers Womens Association representative, filled in for Local 5 Sports Director Burke Griffin on the desk to start Celebrity Sportscaster Week.
A total of 59 players are in rookie minicamp as the Packers start looking for the next generation of players to call Lambeau Field home. Seventeen of those players are undrafted free agents the team has signed since the draft wrapped up last weekend.
This offseason the Packers have seen the majority of their personnel changes on the defensive side of the ball. Early on it was the departures of some familiar faces in the locker room. Then in the draft the team added some new names to the defensive depth chart.
Bret Favre and Ron Wolf helped revitalize the Packers franchise together 1990s. Now three decades later they will be honored by the team in Lambeau Field this upcoming season.
With the 2015 season quickly approaching, the NFL released the schedules for all 32 teams on Tuesday night. For the Packers there are a few games that jump right out, mainly a NFC title game rematch with Seattle and Thanksgiving night meeting with the Bears at Lambeau Field
There has been plenty of changes for the Packers since their loss to Seattle in the NFC Championship game back in January. Now the 2015 version of the green and gold starts to prepare for another run at the big game with offseason workouts.
Matt Blanchard finished his career as a starter with UW-Whitewater with a 45-0 record, and three Division 3 National Championships.