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The Green Bay Packers have extended their sponsorship deal with MillerCoors, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Under the deal, Miller Lite, which is brewed by MillerCoors, will remain the official beer of the Packers and Lambeau Field through the 2022 season.
“The Packers and Miller Lite share a tradition that celebrates the excitement of football at Lambeau Field and all the places our fans watch Packers games,” said Mark Murphy, the team's president and CEO. "We're honored to continue our relationship with a company that has a great history in Wisconsin and has supported our organization through the decades.”
Under the deal, Miller Lite will receive the rights to develop advertising and consumer promotions among various other marketing materials featuring the Packers name and Lambeau Field.
“The Green Bay Packers is one of the premier sports organizations in the world, with a fan base that’s as passionate and devoted as you’ll find anywhere,” added Andy En...
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Today we tackle the Green Bay Packers superfans. Like most of you, we are itching for football season to start. In the midst of the dog days of summer, many get sick of baseball and start turning their attention to football. Don’t blame you a bit. To help quench your thirst, BC is going on a 32 team, 32 day, 32 gallery tour of NFL cheerleaders & superfans. Get your cheese...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Any discussion about Packers general manager Ted Thompson used to be a hotly contested debate. Many fans were upset Thompson had the audacity to oust Brett Favre from the job he held with great success for 16 years. Others had become fed up with Favre's will-he-or-won't-he retirement act every summer and applauded Thompson's courage to move in a new...
With the departure of Chad Clifton this offseason, 2010 fifth round pick Marshall Newhouse is expected to step in at left tackle this season, according to Peter Dougherty of the Green Bay Press-Gazette.
“In the 2010 and ’11 drafts, General Manager Ted Thompson used his first-round pick on candidates for the job, Bryan Bulaga in ’10 and Derek Sherrod last year....
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- It seemed like a lot more to Packers president and CEO Mark Murphy, but the team's annual shareholders meeting had a bit less than 12,500 people in attendance on Tuesday morning.That amount did not come close to the all-time high of 18,707 shareholders that attended the meeting in 1998. However, more than 21,000 additional Packers shareholders watched an exclusive...
The Packers have named Ed Policy vice president and general counsel, according to a release. An attorney with significant sports experience, Policy's background includes work with the Arena Football League as well as the NFL. "We are excited to have Ed Policy become a member of the Green Bay Packers," said Green Bay PresidentCEO Mark Murphy in a statement. "The...
Under general manager Ted Thompson, the Green Bay Packers always have looked first to the draft as the right way to build a contender. That philosophy was readily apparent in the way Thompson tried to fix one of the league's leakiest defenses this offseason.
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Considering the drunk driving epidemic that has taken a hold of the NFL this offseason — and subsequently cost one player his job — it’s time for somebody to step up and deliver a message.
The time has come, and that somebody is T.J. Lang.
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Some of the more than 300,000+ shareholders of the Green Bay Packers gathered together in the lovefest at Lambeau today otherwise known as the Annual Shareholders Meeting. No, not all of them. Just some of them. Still, Packers President Mark Murphy opined that it might well have been the largest corporate meeting ever held in the U.S.Shareholders heard about Board and staff personnel...
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This is the10th in a series of 13 previews leading up to the Green Bay Packers' July 26 start of camp.
July 10: Quarterbacks
July 11: Running backs
July 12: Wide receivers
July 13: Tight ends
July 16: Offensive linemen
July 17: Defensive linemen
July 18: Linebackers
July 19: Safeties
July 20: Cornerbacks
July 23: Specialists
July 24: Coaches
July 25: 5 things to accomplish...
The former underground and totally cool www.profootballtalk.com which now is a total sell out NBC owned mediocre website today released the Green Bay Packers as the #1 team in all the land. Yep, not the Giants the super bowl champs. And yes it’s July. But hey, hell of a lot better than being a Vikings fan this year.
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If Aaron Rodgers...
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