Sunday, August 03, 2014

2014 Training Camp — Part III

Still getting caught up here, as these are from last Monday. Early in the morning, the gates of Ray Nitschke Field await the entrance of hundreds of fans. 

Kids wait with their bikes in the “DreamZone” for the players to begin their trek to the practice field. 

American Family Insurance, who sponsors the “DreamZone,” provides a few of these bikes for the ritual. 

Players and kids head towards the practice field. 

S Ha-Ha Clinton-Dix 

It’s such a neat feel-good tradition. 

CB Casey Hayward 

QB Scott Tollzien gets mugged by his kid. 

WR Jared Abbrederis 

WR Jarrett Boykin 

FB John Kuhn makes his kid get a workout too. 

RB James Starks 

The great story of the week — RB DuJuan Harris carries the little bike that’s too small for him to ride, and walks hand-in-hand with this little girl. 

T Bryan Bulaga 

WR Randall Cobb 

RB Eddie Lacy 

WR Jordy Nelson, who requires a full sprint to keep up with him. 

The fans are waiting for practice to begin. 

The assembled media and guests of the team and their sponsors. 

Here come the tight ends! 

Offensive linemen gather in their usual area. 

QB Aaron Rodgers comes down to work on some light drills as practice gets underway. Note: the first-string offense spends the first 20 minutes or so of practice inside the Don Hutson Center. 

Tight ends and receivers working together. 

Nelson and his compadres. 

Some of the other receivers. 

Receivers from the front. 

TE Jake Stoneburner takes off on a route. 

Rodgers and his mates working with the pass-catchers. 

Rodgers gets ready to throw one… 

… to TE Ryan Taylor

Rodgers hands off to Claude Rains. 

All the quarterbacks together. 

P Tim Masthay and LS Brett Goode snore their way through practice. 

Nelson up close. 

TE Andrew Quarless 

Taylor snags a pass. 

A nice, classic QB pose. 

Practice is about to wrap up, as viewed from the South end of Ray Nitschke Field. 

Second-round draft pick, WR Davante Adams

After it’s over, the players make the ride back to the locker room.

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