Packers’ Nelson to Star in New Wis. Tourism Ad

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Tourism Ad MADISON, Wis. July 5, 2013 (AP) 0 Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson will star in a new Wisconsin fall tourism ad. The state Department of Tourism says Nelson and his wife, Emily, will appear in the commercial, directed by Wisconsin native Jerry Zucker. The Greater Green Bay Convention and Visitors Bureau will hold a premiere party at the Meyer Theater in Green Bay on Aug. 1. The ad will start running in Milwaukee, the Twin Cities and Chicago on Sept. 9. State Tourism officials say Nelson also plans to write a monthly blog during the football season for TravelWisconsin.com and appear at the Governor’s Conference on Tourism next March in Lake Geneva. Zucker directed “Airplane!” with his brother, David Zucker, who has directed two previous Wisconsin tourism ads. on Twitter, become a fan on Facebook Join the Discussion You are using an outdated version of Internet Explorer. Please click here to upgrade your browser in order to comment.

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OK, lets do it the Favre way Number is retired. Aww, lets just give it to somebody for a couple more years OK, now it retired again.wait, wait lets give it to somebody just one more time OK, now this time its REALLY, REALLY retired. Oh-OH, maybe we can just give that number srbumblebeeman says: Jul 6, 2013 8:32 PM 2016 seems fair. Gotta make sure he is not trying to come back again and that should be enough time to ensure it stellarperformance says: Jul 6, 2013 8:39 PM Favre created his own self-centered mess. If the Packers are talking like Favre is coming around, Favre should be eternally grateful they are even considering honoring this Benedict Arnold. Oh, by the way, the fact that he played for the Vikings does not factor into my disdain for this egomaniac. He wouldve gone to any team he identified as giving himself the best last chance of getting one last SuperBowl. It just happened to be the Vikings. The Viking fans actually think he preferred the Vikings to the Packers, but they dont know him.

I am often asked questions… Via GridironFans.com | 21 hours ago With their differences in the rear-view mirror, Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers argued in May that it’s high time for Green Bay to retire Brett Favre’s No. 4 jersey. The team sounds prepared to do so. Someday. On the heels of Mark Murphy’s comments about wanting Favre “back in the family,” the Packers President and CEO wrote Saturday… Via AllGreenBayPackers.com | 1 day ago Packers CB Davon House For the first time in a while, cornerback may be the deepest position on the Green Bay Packers roster. Tramon Williams is entering his eighth season with the Packers, Sam Shields is coming off his second impressive season in three years and Casey Hayward is fresh off a six-interception campaign in which he finished third in the voting for NFL Defensive Rookie… Via AllGreenBayPackers.com | 7 hours ago Surviving Sundays with no Packers Football Do you ever wonder if the marketing machines behind professional sports franchises make fans stupid? Or are professional sports fans already stupid, and the marketing machines read here give fans exactly what theyre asking for? I was thinking about this while covering the Yankees beating the Twins (yet again) earlier this week at Target Field….

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Nelson also appeared an a 2012 commercial for the tourism agency. Check out the filming in this slideshow . A premiere party for the commercial, hosted by Wisconsin Tourism Secretary Stephanie Klett , is being held Aug. 1 at 5 p.m. at the Meyer Theatre, 117 Washington Street, Green Bay. The event is hosted by the Greater Green Bay Convention and Visitors Bureau and will feature the spot, a Q&A with Nelson and Jerry Zucker and a performance by Let Me Be Frank Productions’ Curly Lambeau. Let Me Be Frank Productions is a theater company based in Green Bay now performing a musical based on the legendary Packers coach’s life. Reserved seat tickets for the hour-long program are available for $15 in advance or $20 at the door and include a complimentary copy of the new Sports Illustrated coffee table book, “Packers: Green, Gold and Glory. In addition to the commercial, Nelson will write a monthly blog during the football season for TravelWisconsin.com and make a personal appearance at the Governor’s Conference on Tourism next March in Lake Geneva.

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