Packers introduce 100th year microsite

The Green Bay Packers, who will begin their 100th season on Sept. 9 against the Chicago Bears, have launched a microsite to celebrate their first century.Photo Credit: Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

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The Green Bay Packers on Friday launched an exclusive microsite, packers.com/100, where fans can experience celebration of the team’s 100th season online.

The Packers played their first game on Sept. 14, 2019, beating Menominee North End A.C. to start a 10-1 season.

Packers.com/100 presents the team’s history in a number of ways, including a page on each of the Packers’ 10 decades, significant moments, uniforms, historic stadiums and information on each of the 100 teams.

The microsite will highlight one moment each day for 100 days leading up to the regular-season opener against the long-time rival Chicago Bears on Sept. 9 at Lambeau Field.

Each moment, in no particular order, will examine a particular time in Packers history and include a summary of what made it significant.

After all 100 moments have been posted, fans will engage in a season-long tournament in which the moments are placed in brackets, with a new portion of the brackets released each week.

Starting in Week 1, fans will vote on their favorite moments, continually narrowing them down until a No. 1 moment in team history is chosen at the end of the season.

Fans also will be able to share their favorite Packers story and include pictures with the posts, and are invited to celebrate 100 Seasons on social media by using the hashtags #Packers100 and #PackersStory.

The Packers’ official 100-year birthday, the day the team was organized, is Aug. 11.

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