Fans Flock To Packers Camp
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GREEN BAY-- Thousands of fans flock to Green Bay every year for the team's training camp. For some, it's like a vacation. They come from all over the country, even from across the world to see the green and gold practice.
Lisa Nichols from Missouri says this experience is like nothing else. “Oh fabulous, first time up in Green Bay, loving it, the players are awesome everybody up here is wonderful,” Nichols said.
Fans line up early packing the bleachers, many snapping pictures to make it an experience they'll never forget.
Ted Bryant and his wife hail from Lubbock, TX and made their first trip to Green Bay in an R.V. Ted says it's almost like a religious experience. “It was just awesome to make it up here and get to finally see, it's kind of like Mecca," Bryant said.
9-year-old Cutter Law traveled with his family from Charlotte, N.C. to see the Packers up close and personal. “It’s a lot better because you get to see a lot more than you do on TV," Law said.
Rick Roeske of Green Bay brought his young son to take in a practice. "We got to get the kids involved at an early age, that's the way it is in Green Bay," he said.
And for thousands of fans, it's a tradition that seems to get better every year.