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The Green Bay Packers are members of the North division of the NFC in the NFL and are the third-oldest franchise in the NFL. The franchise started play in 1919 and is the only non-profit, community-owned major league professional sports team all Packers home games are played at Lambeau Field. Lambeau Field is located at 1265 Lombardi Avenue in Green Bay, Wisconsin and boasts a seating capacity of 81,435 with a record attendance set on January 11, 2015 of 79,704. The franchise is owned by Green Bay Packers, Inc, Mark H Murphy is the Chairman, CEO, and President, Ted Thompson is General Manager and Mike McCarthy is the Green Bay Packers head coach. To date the Packers have won 13 league championships, the most in NFL history, they have nine NFL titles prior to the Super Bowl era as well as four Super Bowl victories (1967), (1968), (1997), and (2011). They along with the Chicago Bears, Minnesota Vikings, and Detroit Lions comprise the NFC North division and the Bears-Packers rivalry is one of the oldest in NFL history a rivalry that dates back to 1921. Packers QB Aaron Rodgers is back and feeling 100% for those who were wondering if he was having any lingering effects from last season’s calf injury. Mike Spotford packers.com senior writer quoted Rodgers saying “I’m back to playing the way I like to play, which is to extend plays when I can and get rid of it (football) when I need to. If I have an opportunity to escape the pocket and create a different angle, I’m going to.” This is good news for Rodgers fans as last season seen him become “a pocket quarterback”. Head Coach Mike McCarthy described Rodgers as smooth during all his usual QB drills and overall in great shape.
Named after the co-founder of the Green Bay Packers and former player and coach, Curly Lambeau. Its home field to the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League. Lambeau Field boasts a seating capacity of 80,735 seats in the open-air outdoor athletic stadium. About 5400 of the new seats were general, while the 1600 remaining seats are club or terrace seating. The stadiums street address changed in 1968 when Highland Ave. was renamed in honor of former head coach Vince Lombardi.
Lambeau Field is the third largest stadium in the NFL with standing room, but only second in normal capacity. The venue is now the largest in the state of Wisconsin. The Packers have sold out every game since 1960 and the waiting list is said to have over 80,000 names on it with a wait time of up to 30 years. Many come to see the famous “Lambeau Leap” that the players do when they score. Many Packers players will jump into the end zone stands after scoring a touchdown, this was invented by safety LeRoy Butler in a game against the L.A. Raiders in December 1993. The NFL Network countdown program, the NFL Top 10, named the Lambeau Leap the 2nd greatest touchdown celebration of all time. In 2013 the Packers announced a privately funded renovation project set to be paid entirely by the Packers without funding by the public for a new $140.5 million Lambeau Atrium entrance project that is expected to be completed in the summer of 2015.