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PFT’s Week 13 picks

PFT’s Week 13 picks

profootballtalk.com Updated 3 hours ago
As Thanksgiving approaches, I’m quite thankful for my three-game lead through 12 weeks of action. The three-game lead survived Week 12, because we split the four games on which we disagreed last weekend (I was right on Bengals and Browns, MDS nailed it …
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  • Lions vs. Bears preview

    Lions vs. Bears preview

    ESPN.com 3 hours ago
    When: 12:30 p.m. ET, Thursday Where: Ford Field, Detroit TV: CBS The Detroit Lions broke their Thanksgiving Day hex last season when they annihilated NFC North foe Green Bay. At the time, the Lions looked like a team potentially heading for the playoffs…
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  • GIF: Danilo Gallinari’s “Bella” Circus Shot That Didn’t Count

    GIF: Danilo Gallinari’s “Bella” Circus Shot That Didn’t Count

    dimemag.com 3 hours ago
    With a little over two minutes remaining in the Bulls-Nuggets game in Denver last night, Danilo Gallinari was pinned along the far sideline with the shot clock running down. His miracle heave beyond the three-point line fell true as the shot clock buzze…
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  • Lance Briggs expects groin injury to keep him out “a few weeks”

    Lance Briggs expects groin injury to keep him out “a few weeks”

    profootballtalk.com 4 hours ago
    Longtime Bears linebacker Lance Briggs knows the clock is ticking. And his time in Chicago might be even shorter than he imagined, thanks to a groin injury picked up last week. Briggs said during his weekly show on CSN Chicago that his groin issue would…
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  • Ty Lawson breaks down Kirk Hinrich in Nuggets win

    Ty Lawson breaks down Kirk Hinrich in Nuggets win

    yahoo.com dimemag.com 12 hours ago
    The Denver Nuggets have hit upon a sparkling run of form after opening the season as one of the NBA's most inconsistent. After a 2-7 start, the Nuggets entered Tuesday night's home again against the Chicago Bulls sporting a four-game winning streak and …
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  • Sports Briefing | Baseball: White Sox Reach Deal With Adam LaRo…

    Sports Briefing | Baseball: White Sox Reach Deal With Adam LaRoche

    nytimes.com MLB.com 12 hours ago
    LaRoche, a 35-year-old first baseman who played for the Nationals the last four seasons, agreed to a two-year, $25 million contract.
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  • Rumor roundup: Suitors lining up for Lester

    Rumor roundup: Suitors lining up for Lester

    MLB.com 13 hours ago
    The Cubs have reportedly extended a six-year offer to Jon Lester that is worth an amount "north of" $135 million, according to CSNChicago.com.
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  • Rose (hammy) lasts 10 minutes vs. Nuggets

    Rose (hammy) lasts 10 minutes vs. Nuggets

    Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose re-injured his left hamstring in the first half of Tuesday night's game against the Denver Nuggets and did not return as the Bulls fell 114-109.
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  • Bulls' Noah sits due to knee, eye ailments

    Bulls' Noah sits due to knee, eye ailments

    ESPN.com 14 hours ago
    Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah did not play Tuesday night against the Denver Nuggets because of left knee and left eye injuries.
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  • Kyle Fuller, Lance Briggs could be game-time calls

    Kyle Fuller, Lance Briggs could be game-time calls

    profootballtalk.com 14 hours ago
    Two of the Bears’ key defensive starters were listed as non-participants in Tuesday’s practice. Outside linebacker Lance Briggs (groin) and cornerback Kyle Fuller (knee) didn’t take part in today’s workout, according to the injury report. However, the B…
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  • Reggie Bush limited in practice with ankle, back injuries

    Reggie Bush limited in practice with ankle, back injuries

    profootballtalk.com 17 hours ago
    Lions running back Reggie Bush intends to play on Thursday against the Bears. To do so, he’ll need to overcome another injury. Already dealing with an ankle problem, Bush was limited in Tuesday’s practice with a back injury, too. He also would have been…
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  • First-and-10: Lions always offer Bears hope

    First-and-10: Lions always offer Bears hope

    suntimes.com ESPN.com 20 hours ago
    The playoffs still are a long shot for the Bears, but the Lions always provide a glimmer of hope.
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  • A fractured relationship could cost the Chicago Blackhawks pros…

    A fractured relationship could cost the Chicago Blackhawks prospect Teuvo Teravainen

    thehockeynews.com 22 hours ago
    Late last season – March 25, to be exact – Teuvo Teravainen debuted for the Chicago Blackhawks. Though he is the most highly touted prospect in the organization since the arrival of Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews, Teravainen only stuck around for three…
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  • Lions promote Rodney Austin from practice squad

    Lions promote Rodney Austin from practice squad

    profootballtalk.com 23 hours ago
    Lions guard Rodney Austin has something extra to be thankful for on Thursday. The Lions announced Tuesday that Austin has been promoted from the practice squad to the active roster ahead of the Thanksgiving Day game against the Bears. The Lions released…
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  • Maple Leafs, Rangers, Canadiens all billion dollar organization…

    Maple Leafs, Rangers, Canadiens all billion dollar organizations according to Forbes

    thehockeynews.com 23 hours ago
    My, what a difference one year and a massive TV contract can make. In 2013, when American business magazine Forbes released their NHL franchise valuations, only one team was said to be a billion dollar organization: the Toronto Maple Leafs ($1.15 billio…
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  • QB snapshot: Jay Cutler

    QB snapshot: Jay Cutler

    ESPN.com Nov 25 (yesterday)
    A quick observation of quarterback Jay Cutler and how he played in the Chicago Bears' 21-13 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 12: It’s not all Cutler’s fault considering the protection issues the Bears struggled through early on, but he has to s…
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  • Family adversity didn't deter prospect Danish

    Family adversity didn't deter prospect Danish

    MLB.com Nov 25 (yesterday)
    His father's incarceration and death in prison did not stop White Sox prospect Tyler Danish from chasing his dreams of playing pro ball.
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  • Bears won’t have time for a full practice this week, which migh…

    Bears won’t have time for a full practice this week, which might help

    profootballtalk.com Nov 25 (yesterday)
    The Bears aren’t even dealing with a blizzard, just a short week. But traveling to Detroit for Thursday’s game is going to keep them from getting a real practice in this week. Bears coach Marc Trestman gave players Monday off, and they’ll have meetings …
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  • Video - The Bear Facts: Week 13 02:58

    The Bear Facts: Week 13

    Nov 25
    Jeff Dickerson, Michael C. Wright and Tom Waddle break down why protecting Jay Cutler will be the key for the Bears to beat the Lions on the road.
  • Video - Will Matt Forte Be Able To Run On Lions' D? 02:34

    Will Matt Forte Be Able To Run On Lions' D?

    Nov 25
    Jeff Dickerson discusses the potential issues that the Bears will have lining up against the Lions' defense, such as protecting quarterback Jay Cutler and creating opportunities for running back Matt Forte.
  • Video - Rose (hammy) Lasts 10 Minutes 01:22

    Rose (hammy) Lasts 10 Minutes

    Nov 25
    Derrick Rose re-injured his left hamstring in the first half of the Bulls' 114-109 loss to the Nuggets.
  • Video - Ty Lawson Breakin' Ankles 00:27

    Ty Lawson Breakin' Ankles

    Nov 25
    Nuggets guard Ty Lawson had a nasty crossover against Bulls guard Kirk Hinrich.

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