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MORRISSEY: No matter which way you spin it, it’s still a loss

MORRISSEY: No matter which way you spin it, it’s still a loss

suntimes.com Updated Dec 9, 2012
MINNEAPOLIS - “We’re still in position to accomplish all of the goals that we set out for early on.’’ Oh, be quiet, Lovie Smith. Don’t patronize us. We know better. We know what we saw. We saw a brutal, demoralizing surrender of a football gam
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  • Don Banks: Falcons, Bears on downward spirals as postseason nea…

    Don Banks: Falcons, Bears on downward spirals as postseason nears; more Snaps

    CNNSI.com Dec 9, 2012
    In his Week 14 Snap Judgments, Don Banks touches on what's become déjà vu for the Falcons and Bears, the tough Comeback Player of the Year race, the fortunate Steelers and more.
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  • Rapid Reaction: Packers 27, Lions 20

    Rapid Reaction: Packers 27, Lions 20

    ESPN.com Dec 9, 2012
    A few thoughts on Sunday night's events at Lambeau Field: What it means: The Green Bay Packers overcame a two-touchdown deficit and are now within one victory of the NFC North title. They are 9-4 and can clinch the division with a victory next Sunday at…
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  • Great start to Bears’ season a distant memory after 21-14 loss …

    Great start to Bears’ season a distant memory after 21-14 loss to Vikings

    Brandon Marshall caught a late touchdown pass from Jason Campbell, but the struggling Bears, who spotted Minnesota 14 points, couldn’t complete the comeback as Adrian Peterson rushed for 154 yards and two touchdowns for the Vikings in a 21-14 win.
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  • Your Sunday Night Football Open Thread

    Your Sunday Night Football Open Thread

    deadspin.com Dec 9, 2012
    Detroit at Green Bay (NBC) : Plenty of things to yak about during this game. For instance: the Packers started the day tied atop the NFC North with the Chicago Bears. With a win tonight they will be all alone after Chicago lost to the Vikings. Lose and …
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  • Bears must 'win out.' What if they don't?

    Bears must 'win out.' What if they don't?

    ESPN.com Dec 9, 2012
    MINNEAPOLIS -- A step into the Chicago Bears' locker room Sunday afternoon was like opening a door into a blizzard. The people inside spoke in hushed tones, steeling themselves from elements that had been pounding them for hours. They looked wind-worn a…
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  • The Kick Is Up, And It's Good!: Your Sunday NFL GIF Roundup

    The Kick Is Up, And It's Good!: Your Sunday NFL GIF Roundup

    deadspin.com Dec 9, 2012
    We'll be putting all our GIFs for the day here, from the double-bird field goal salute, Rex Ryan digesting a delicious meal and Lee Smith being eaten by Bills fans. We'll update the post as the later games conclude, so stay tuned. More »
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  • Vikings punter Chris Kluwe campaigns for Ray Guy via uniform Po…

    Vikings punter Chris Kluwe campaigns for Ray Guy via uniform Post-It note

    yahoo.com Dec 9, 2012
    Minnesota Vikings punter is known for being outspoken. He has been a vocal proponent of gay rights, and he often uses his Twitter account to stump for important causes. During the Vikings 21-14 win over the Bears, Kluwe used his uniform to push for anot…
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  • Pregame injury for Robbie Gould

    Pregame injury for Robbie Gould

    ESPN.com Dec 9, 2012
    MINNEAPOLIS -- Here's an early injury report from the Metrodome: Chicago Bears place-kicker Robbie Gould suffered a calf injury during pregame warm-ups. As a result, punter Adam Podlesh took the opening kickoff. His kick hit at the Vikings' 2-yard line …
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  • Video - Sunday Blitz: Bears-Vikings Recap 01:51

    Sunday Blitz: Bears-Vikings Recap

    Dec 9
    Prim Siripipat and Cris Carter break down the Vikings' 21-14 win over the Bears
  • Video - Bears postgame press conference 03:01

    Bears postgame press conference

    Dec 9
    Bears react following game with Vikings
  • Video - Peterson's Big Day Lifts Vikings 00:32

    Peterson's Big Day Lifts Vikings

    Dec 9
    Adrian Peterson rushed for 154 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Vikings over the Bears 21-14.
  • Video - Bears vs. Vikings highlights 03:51

    Bears vs. Vikings highlights

    Dec 9
    Adrian Peterson rushes for 154 yards, 2 TDs in a hard fought 21-14 win over the Chicago Bears.

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    Dec 9
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