TommyKGB, AlexTallitsch, jrehor, KelKelKelKel (though I didn't actually get to see her), LambeauJoe, PeteSeroogy, Hammen, and KyleCousineau.
Finally, the gentlemen in suits departed the players' tunnel to make their way to the staging area. Check out the reception garnered when Ted Thompson makes his way onto the field. Given the reception he got here three years ago, I don't blame him a bit for not looking out way when we shouted his name, but trust me, there wasn't a Ted Hater in the house (and if there were, I think the Hater would have been facing off against 11,999 folks who sincerely wished to issue their displeasure with him/her).
Was asked on Twitter as to the condition of the field, which was rather diveted after the concert a month or two ago. It still has a couple of spot that are bare, but not as much as a few weeks ago. It will be interesting to see the condition at Family Night. If you open this picture and look just to the right of the white signs in the middle of the picture, you'll see one of the divets still there.
Steve to respond: "and @KyleCousineau09".
Of course, I respond: Well, yeah. But everyone knows who Kyle is."
Complete random segue, but I once joined my cousin, who was a professional actor, on his film shoot in Arizona years ago. I was an extra in the film, and appeared in a scene with H Richard Greene, who played Winnie Cooper's father on The Wonder Years. So, was a little "Six Degrees" for me seeing Lauria come through the tunnel.
Not the best of quality, but here's a little video snippet of Lauria's reading from a distance.
Here's a little video of Mr. Lauria leaving the field. I am really not sure who is picking the music for Lambeau Field this year, but I am not sure "Glee" should be the album they pick most of their music from.
And finally, as the meeting concluded, here is a pic of Uncle Ted. For someone like myself who's been an unabashed Thompson Critic over the years (who often got lumped in with the far more vitriolic Thompson Haters), it was very nice to see the extended standing ovation Thompson received during the meeting. Well deserved, and while I don't plan on discontinuing my criticism of Ted (or any other player or coach who has earned it), I definitely stood with all of Packer Nation in thanking Ted for putting together a team that earned another Super Bowl trophy.