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IG Field will be the venue for the Packers’ third preseason game." />Skip to main contentclockmenumore-arrownoyesHorizontal - WhiteAcme Packing Companya Green Bay Packers communityLog In or Sign UpLog InSign UpFanpostsFanshotsSectionsPackersOddsAboutMastheadCommunity GuidelinesStubHubMoreAll 322 blogs on Horizontal - WhiteFanposts Fanshots Sections The APC PodcastPackers Film RoomFantasy Football AdviceCDTShareTweetShareSharePackers-Raiders preseason game finalized Womens Aaron Ripkowski Jersey , will be held in WinnipegPhoto by Marianne Helm/Getty ImagesIt was widely expected to be a done deal in recent weeks, but on Wednesday the details were made official. The Green Bay Packers and Oakland Raiders will meet in the third week of the 2019 preseason, a matchup that was announced in early April. Now we know that the game will take place in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and that it will begin at 7:00 PM Central time on Thursday, August 22nd.The Winnipeg Blue Bombers made the announcement on Wednesday afternoon, as the game will take place at their stadium, IG Field. According to the press release, the stadium seats about 33,000 fans and has hosted many notable sporting events Womens Bart Starr Jersey , but never an NFL game. Tickets will be available starting on Saturday, June 8th.Early on after the preseason matchups came out, rumors began swirling that this game would be played somewhere in Canada. Indeed, Winnipeg was one of two early candidate cities, along with Regina, Saskatchewan.The two teams will play again about two months later, suiting up for a regular season game at Lambeau Field. This will be one of two preseason-regular season doubleheaders, as the Packers also play the Chiefs in both the exhibition slate and during the regular season.The Packers’ preseason schedule now shapes up as follows:2019 Packers PreseasonWeekOpponentVenueCityDateTime (Central)WeekOpponentVenueCityDateTime (Central) The two Pro Bowlers are part of a league-wide program on day two of the draft."Later this month, two former Green Bay Packers players will be making appearances to represent their old team at the 2019 NFL Draft. Wide receiver James Lofton and defensive end Aaron Kampman will announce the Packers’ draft picks on the second day of the selection meeting, joining past legends from each team who will be doing so.The NFL announced on Thursday the names of 64 current and former players who will be making these announcements. Lofton will read off the card for the Packers’ second-round draft pick (currently #44 overall) while Kampman will announce the third-rounder (currently #75).Lofton Dave Robinson Jersey White , the 6th overall selection in the 1978 NFL Draft, played for the Packers until 1986, making seven Pro Bowls in his nine seasons and being named first-team All-Pro in 1981. When he left, he was the Packers’ career leader in pass receptions and receiving yards, passing former record-holder Don Hutson. He played another seven years in the NFL with the Raiders, Bills, Eagles, and Rams. Lofton currently works as a color commentator for NFL broadcasts on CBS and Westwood One radio.Kampman, a 5th-round draft pick in 2002 out of Iowa, became one of the Packers’ best pass-rushers for a lengthy period of time in the next decade. He made Pro Bowls in 2006 and 2007 Womens Dean Lowry Jersey , recording 15.5 and 12 sacks in those seasons, respectively. Kampman’s 54 sacks in a Packers uniform put him in fifth place on the Packers’ all-time list*, behind Clay Matthews (83.5), Kabeer Gbaja-Biamila (74.5), Reggie White (68.5), and Tim Harris (55). * Note that sacks were not an official NFL statistic until the 1982 season.Click here for the full list of current and former players who will announce draft picks on the second day of this year’s draft.