Packers will reveal financial data later today

The only team in the NFL that by law must open its books to the public will do so this afternoon.

The Green Bay Packers will release their financial report, giving us a clear picture of how the club fared in the year that followed its Super Bowl XLV championship. Later this month, the club will hold it annual shareholders meeting at Lambeau Field and the team has added many qualified to attend this after the stock sale during the winter. According to the Associated Press, the final number was 268,000 shares sold at $250 a pop, a cash windfall of $67 million for the organization.

In the 2010 season the Packers had a $12 million profit, a rise of $2.2 million from the previous year. We’ll see what kind of buck the club turned later today.

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