Loading

11°F

8°F

11°F

10°F

10°F

11°F

6°F

10°F

11°F

6°F

11°F
NEWS STORIES

The Packers 2013 theme is...Submitted: 07/29/2013
Story By Marisa Silvas


GREEN BAY - After a successful first weekend of training camp, the Packers have the day off today. They might be using this time to think about their theme for the upcoming season.

Every year, coach Mike McCarthy puts a great deal of thought into developing a motivational theme.

In 2010, he placed an empty picture frame on the wall next to photos of the Packers' previous 12 NFL champions.

Then after winning the Super Bowl came the slogan that the defending champs weren't the hunted, they were still the hunters.

So what theme did McCarthy present to this years group? "Protection, connection and reflection."

McCarthy also showed the players a video to help drive home the point and Aaron Rodgers said it was very effective.





Text Size: + Increase | Decrease -
Print Story | Email Story
Sponsored in part by HodagSports.com





 IN OTHER NEWS

MINOCQUA - Leaders at Minocqua Winter Park often hear from locals that they don't get the chance to visit the park. Staff members want to change that.

"We get people popping in to the chalet daily that say they've lived in the area for many, many years but haven't had a chance to come explore. We want to get rid of any excuse they have to come and explore Minocqua Winter Park," said Minocqua Winter Park Executive Director Tim Collins.

They'll host Lakeland Community Appreciation Day this Sunday.

+ Read More

BAYFIELD - Wisconsin's winter wonder re-opened today after a temporary closure.

The National Park Service closed the caves at the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Tuesday evening due to high winds.

Concerns were that wind and blowing snow could make the ice leading out to the caves unsafe.

Around 12,000 people have visited the ice caves along the south shore of Lake Superior in Northwestern Wisconsin since they opened last weekend.

+ Read More

WAUSAU - Community health centers could soon face budget problems if funding levels drop. The possible shortfall stems from a dedicated five-year "Health Center Fund" through the Affordable Care Act that is set to expire soon.

+ Read More

Play Video

MINOCQUA - Students in one Northwoods school turned their classrooms into a "portal to the past" this week. Students took what they've learned about ancient civilizations and brought them to life for their peers and the community.

+ Read More

Play Video

EAGLE RIVER - The 25th and final Klondike Days will start in Eagle River this weekend.

The event is often called Wisconsin's #1 Winter Family Fun Festival.

+ Read More

Play Video

WHITE LAKE - You still have time to guess when "Iron Mike," White Lake's winter tradition, will fall through the ice.

Iron Mike is a friendly mannequin that sits on White Lake throughout the winter. He disappeared for a few decades, but he's back in 2015.

+ Read More

Play Video

CRANDON - Hayes Metals in Crandon will see big changes over the coming weeks. Laona Machine Supply bought the repair shop on Monday.

+ Read More
+ More General News
Search: 




Click Here