7:16 PM EST, Thu November 27, 2014
Grand Rapids Press 39 mins ago
Detroit Lions don't suffer a single known injury while throttling Bears

Detroit Lions don't suffer a single known injury while throttling Bears

They beat the Chicago Bears, and handily so. They got their offense on track as they hit the homestretch of the division race. And they stayed healthy doing it.
Beat writer breakdown: Bears' depleted secondary should provide opportunity for Matthew Stafford to get it going

Beat writer breakdown: Bears' depleted secondary should provide opportunity for Matthew Stafford to get it going

MLive will interview a beat writer who covers the Detroit Lions' opponent every week. This week's victim is Jeff Arnold of ChicagoFootball.com.
Cat Scratch Reader 5 hours ago

Carolina Panthers Thursday Afternoon Predictions: Panthers-Vikings

Happy Thanksgiving CSR! Here are my special holiday predictions for this week's game in Minnesota. 1. The Panthers will finish with 3 or more sacks This prediction looks like a no-brainer on the surface. After all, the Vikings have allowed the third most sacks(34) in all of the NFL. However, unlike the Panthers, their offensive line seems to have found some semblance of effectiveness over the past month. The fact that they've only given up seven sacks over the last four weeks is nothing to sneeze at when you consider that they allowed 27 such offenses in only five games earlier in the...

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St. Paul Pioneer Press 9 hours ago
Vikings: Captain Munnerlyn's old coach misses him

Vikings: Captain Munnerlyn's old coach misses him

Josh Norman doesn't miss Captain Munnerlyn, but his head coach does.
3 Detroit Lions to watch: Blindside blocker, coverage LB and slumping superstar

3 Detroit Lions to watch: Blindside blocker, coverage LB and slumping superstar

Whether Riley Reiff gets cleared to play or the Lions turn to undrafted rookie Cornelius Lucas at left tackle, that player will be tasked with slowing down veteran defensive end Jared Allen.

Patriots-Packers through a stats-based lens

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- A look at Sunday's New England Patriots at Green Bay Packers game through a stats-based lens (via ESPN's Stats & Information): 1. Brady and Rodgers: QBR kings. This marks the first starting quarterback matchup of Tom Brady and the Patriots against Aaron Rodgers and the Packers. Since Week 4, Rodgers (91.2) and Brady (84.7) are first and second in Total QBR and both are 7-1 in that span. 2. Packers putting up big numbers at home.
Northwest Herald 17 hours ago

Hub Arkush: Lions defense the key in Thanksgiving game

So the 5-6 Bears roll into Motown for their Thanksgiving Day meeting with the 7-4 Detroit Lions on a two-game winning streak while the Lions have dropped their past two.

Rookie centers on both sides

Green Bay — Every week, Green Bay Packers center Corey Linsley gets to experience something new about the NFL.

Patriots secondary poses a tough challenge for Packers

Patriots cornerbacks Darrelle Revis and Brandon Browner will play a considerable role Sunday in determining if receivers Jordy Nelson and Randall Cobb continue on a tear for the Packers

Fantasy Football Timeout: Starters, benchwarmers for Week 13

Wondering whether or not to start Andrew Luck and Jordy Nelson, or to bench Geno Smith and Marcel Reece? The network bozos specialize in that kind of advice. If youre looking for help with your real starting lineup conundrums, read on.
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 22 hours ago

Panthers have worse record than Vikings, still in playoff hunt

Carolina has the vast advantage of playing in the weak AFC South.

Man of few words? Not when discussing Packers

 Photos/ Bill Belichick may be a man of few words historically, but he wasn’t on Wednesday when talking about the Packers. GREEN BAY – Bill Belichick reinforced his reputation – a well-earned one, at that – for curt, bland responses on all manner of media interviews Wednesday with his response to a question about the similarities between his quarterback, Tom Brady, and Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers.“They both wear No. 12,” the New England Patriots coach replied when asked the question by reporters in Foxborough, Mass.And while Packers coach Mike McCarthy ended his...
St. Paul Pioneer Press Nov 26, 2014
Vikings: Ryan Kalil comes to his brother's defense

Vikings: Ryan Kalil comes to his brother's defense

Carolina Panthers center Ryan Kalil said his brother, Matt, has been frustrated at times by his play for the Vikings but mostly by the fact that Minnesota hasn't been very good this season.
St. Paul Pioneer Press Nov 26, 2014

Vikings offense struggling to overcome Injuries, suspension

Vikings cornerback Josh Robinson learned early in his career an NFL saying about injuries.
St. Paul Pioneer Press Nov 26, 2014

Vikings linemen Phil Loadholt, Brandon Fusco are rehab buddies now

Phil Loadholt figured he would spend this week learning the game plan for Sunday's meeting with Carolina. Instead, he's being coached by Brandon Fusco on how to recover from a torn pectoral muscle.

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    Willie Young

    Bears' Willie Young: Frustration is for wimps

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    Lions-Bears inactives: Reggie Bush, Riley Reiff out for Detroit

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    Reggie Bush

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