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Viagra isn’t banned, ExtenZe is

Viagra isn’t banned, ExtenZe is

profootballtalk.com Updated Nov 29, 2012
A pointed comment from Bears receiver Brandon Marshall has opened a new avenue of unexpected NFL discourse. Marshall, for those of you who missed it, claims that some NFL players use Viagra as a performance-enhancing substance.  Though there have been q…
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  • Bears' Briggs, Forte expect to face Seahawks

    Bears' Briggs, Forte expect to face Seahawks

    ESPN.com deadspin.com Nov 29, 2012
    Chicago Bears linebacker Lance Briggs doesn't "plan on missing" Sunday's game against the Seattle Seahawks and returned Thursday to the practice field along with cornerback Charles Tillman while Matt Forte said he'll play despite his ankle injury.
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  • Bears rule out Spencer, Hester

    Bears rule out Spencer, Hester

    profootballtalk.com Nov 29, 2012
    Of the six Bears starters who were injured on Sunday against the Vikings, half of them officially won’t play in Week 13. Guard Lance Louis previously had been placed on injured reserve.  Ruled out on Thursday for a home game against the Seahawks were g
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  • Jared Allen feels bad about ending Lance Louis’s season

    Jared Allen feels bad about ending Lance Louis’s season

    A blindside block on an interception return cost Vikings defensive end Jared Allen a $21,000 NFL fine and cost Bears guard Lance Louis the rest of his season when he hurt his knee on the play. Now Allen is saying he’s sorry. “I feel bad he got hurt,”
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  • Gabe Carimi: Guard, tackle -- or neither?

    Gabe Carimi: Guard, tackle -- or neither?

    ESPN.com Nov 29, 2012
    The Chicago Bears' emergency shift of Gabe Carimi begs a question, but perhaps not the one you're thinking. At some point, the Bears might have to address whether he can be a long-term answer at guard despite an atypical body type. More pressing, howeve…
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  • Aldon Smith the NFC defensive player of the month

    Aldon Smith the NFC defensive player of the month

    profootballtalk.com Nov 29, 2012
    Aldon Smith was named NFC defensive player of the month for November. And the fact the 49ers had their bye this month and only played three games should tell you just how good his month was. Smith had 9.0 sacks in three games, with 5.5 of them coming in…
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  • Bears won’t have easy time against Seattle’s formidable ‘D’

    Bears won’t have easy time against Seattle’s formidable ‘D’

    suntimes.com Nov 29, 2012
    The Bears’ offense appeared to catch a break when news broke Sunday that Seahawks starting cornerbacks Richard Sherman and Brandon Browner - key cogs in Seattle’s third-ranked defense -faced four-game suspensions for violating NFL rules on perform
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  • Video - Russell Wilson Vs. Bears' Defense 01:43

    Russell Wilson Vs. Bears' Defense

    Nov 29
    Lomas Brown breaks down the matchup between Russell Wilson and the Chicago Bears' defense.
  • Video - Preview: Seattle Seahawks vs. Chicago Bears 02:29

    Preview: Seattle Seahawks vs. Chicago Bears

    Nov 29
    NFL Films previews the Week 13 matchup between the Seattle Seahawks and the Chicago Bears.

Sports Columnists

  • AFC playoff races wrapping up early -- John Clayton's First & 10

    Nov 29
    The AFC playoff races are on the verge of wrapping up early, John Clayton writes.
  • The Sports Guy's Thursday NFL Pick

    Nov 29
    There are two ways that a blackjack dealer can ruin your night. I don't mind the first way — if he's grimly dealing himself face cards and black...