6:29 AM EST, Sat February 06, 2016
Acme Packing Company 14 hours ago

Super Bowl 50 Picks and Predictions: APC expects a tough, low-scoring game

APC is split evenly on deciding whether Carolina or Denver will be victorious on Sunday, but writers on both sides expect a close game. With Super Bowl 50 almost upon us, we at Acme Packing Company have one final chance to try our hand at previewing and predicting an upcoming football game before the offseason hits in full force. Today, we have our picks for Sunday's big game between the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos. Before we get to that, however, please give us your score predictions below as we join with the rest of SB Nation to try to pick the game. Now, here are the picks...
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 7 hours ago

Super Bowl scene: A Vikings diehard from across the pond

A British reporter became a fan while spending a summer living in Minneapolis.
Chicago Tribune 9 hours ago

Panthers offensive architect Mike Shula amazingly under the radar

Mike Shula was leaning back against a chair when he pushed back even further to consider the question. Had any of the seven NFL teams that hired a new head coach since the end of the regular season reached out to him? He paused, as if considering the gravity of his reply, before turning and answering....

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Detroit Lions expected to have alternative uniforms in 2016

Detroit Lions expected to have alternative uniforms in 2016

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Minneapolis Star-Tribune 7 hours ago

On the NFL: Hall-of-Fame-bound Favre found glory with Vikings in 2009

Brett Favre will go into Canton as a Packers legend, but we will always remember 2009, too.
Chicago Tribune 8 hours ago

'Couch' comment gives NFL's concussion critics plenty of fodder

At a meeting of the Pro Football Writers Association on Friday morning an hour before the annual state-of-the-NFL news conference, a league spokesman introduced Joe Lockhart. Lockhart spent two years as President Bill Clinton's White House press secretary, shaping messages and managing crises....

'Couch' comment gives NFL's concussion critics plenty of fodder

At a meeting of the Pro Football Writers Association on Friday morning an hour before the annual state-of-the-NFL news conference, a league spokesman introduced Joe Lockhart. Lockhart spent two years as President Bill Clinton's White House press secretary, shaping messages and managing crises....

Panthers offensive architect Mike Shula amazingly under the radar

Mike Shula was leaning back against a chair when he pushed back even further to consider the question. Had any of the seven NFL teams that hired a new head coach since the end of the regular season reached out to him? He paused, as if considering the gravity of his reply, before turning and answering....
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 11 hours ago

Ex-Viking Stu Voigt found guilty in one bank fraud count

Prosecutors said he and a partner misled real estate investors and a bank.

Lions president Rod Wood has spoken with Calvin Johnson, doesn't plan to convince him to return

The Detroit Lions have met with Calvin Johnson after all. Much has been made of new general manager Bob Quinn saying he hadn't spoken with Johnson, who is considering retirement, but team president Rod Wood said he's talked with the...
Chicago Tribune 14 hours ago

Roger Goodell discusses team relocation, safety issues during annual address

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell pledged Friday "to do everything possible" to help teams in Oakland and San Diego work to get new stadiums in their current markets. "The league supports both of these teams, but we are working very hard with not only the teams but the communities to try to find a...
Chicago Tribune 19 hours ago

If Super Bowl 50 needs anything, it's more ridiculous prop bets

You can bet on the coin toss, the length of Lady Gaga's National Anthem (the Vegas estimate is 2 minutes, 20 seconds) and whom the MVP thanks first (God is about even-money, teammates a close second). There's an over-under for the longest touchdown (43.5 yards), the shortest (1.5) and the jersey...

If Super Bowl 50 needs anything, it's more ridiculous prop bets

You can bet on the coin toss, the length of Lady Gaga's National Anthem (the Vegas estimate is 2 minutes, 20 seconds) and whom the MVP thanks first (God is about even-money, teammates a close second). There's an over-under for the longest touchdown (43.5 yards), the shortest (1.5) and the jersey...
Shannon Ryan / Chicago Tribune 21 hours ago

Rob Gronkowski's TV lap dance: shameful, infuriating, damaging

There are questions  a female sports reporter is often asked when she first meets someone and her career is revealed. “Do you go in the locker room?” “Have you seen naked players?” Those questions let us know that it’s still not considered fully acceptable for females to be in this male dominated...

NFC North Player News

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