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Packers fans line up night before for Aaron Rodgers autographs

Richard Ryman
Green Bay Press Gazette
Albert Vetter of Green Bay was first in line Monday to get an Aaron Rodgers autograph. Rodgers signed autographs Monday evening to raise money for the Salvation Army.

GREEN BAY – Fans began lining up Sunday night to be among the 200 who would get Aaron Rodgers autographs on Monday.

Albert Vetter of Green Bay, who wore a Green Bay Packers' No. 1 jersey, was first in line. He arrived at 8:30 p.m. Sunday, spending the night with more than 200 others outside the American Family Insurance gate until Lambeau Field Atrium doors opened at 8 a.m. Monday. The autograph session was scheduled to begin at 6 p.m.

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Rodgers was scheduled to sign autographs for 200 people, for minimum $100 donation, to raise money for Salvation Army. He also pledged to match up to $50,000 in donations from earlier signing sessions by teammates. Rodgers made a similar pledge last year when autograph sessions collected a combined $76,000, including a $38,000 match from the Packers quarterback.

More than 200 people waited for the doors to Lambeau Field to open Monday morning so they could line up to get autographs from Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. Rodgers signed 200 autographs on Monday, Dec. 18, 2017, to raise money fro Salvation Army.