Patch is a first for the team
GREEN BAY - Beginning with the first practice at 2 p.m. Saturday, members of the Green Bay Packers will wear an advertising patch on their practice jerseys.
That is a first for the Green Bay-area franchise.
The advertising partner is Bellin Health, a major health provider in northeast Wisconsin.
Bellin and the Packers have been partners for several years. The introduction of the patch on the jersey – allowed under National Football League rules – is a small part of a larger relationship between the franchise and Bellin. The patch is part of a multi-year agreement with the health system.
The patches will not be worn in preseason games or the regular season.
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