Saturday, August 6, 2011

PACKERS' "FAMILY NIGHT" TO BE BROADCAST LIVE (WITH A 26-HOUR TAPE DELAY)

(August 6, 2011) --- Are you ready for some football?!

That's right, it's just five-days until the Green Bay Packers, Chicago Bears and several other NFL teams play their first preseason games of the year!  The Packers will be trying to recreate those special circumstances that lead them to the Super Bowl while the Bears will be using the preseason to acclimate themselves to a season full of frustration and extreme disappointment.

Remember to print out the above image taken from this week's TV Guide so you won't forget to watch the Green Bay Packers "Family Night" team scrimmage at Lambeau Field. Just be sure to post it on the refrigerator... because it'll burn on the stove.
Before all that, the Green Bay Packers participate in a very special annual event called "Family Night," a chance for fans to observe team practice, check-out on-field football drills, watch an intra-squad scimmage, win great prizes and get hair-care tips from Clay Matthews. The event will be held at Lambeau Field later tonight.  (Incidentally, Vegas oddmakers give the Packers a 2:1 edge in winning their scrimmage.)

But for those of us who won't be able to make it to Green Bay this evening, the Packers' "Family Night" event will be rebroadcast on the NFL Network tomorrow evening (Sunday, August 7th) at 8pm (ET).  So, be sure to set your TeVo's!  And for those of you without TeVo's, get Tebow instead.  The word is that Tim won't be doing all that much this season which means he'll have plenty of time to push the "record" button on your VCR.