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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 …Upvote Share Tweet
Lions vs. Bears previewESPN.com 3 hours agoWhen: 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…Upvote Share Tweet
GIF: Danilo Gallinari’s “Bella” Circus Shot That Didn’t Countdimemag.com 3 hours agoWith 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Lance Briggs expects groin injury to keep him out “a few weeks”profootballtalk.com 4 hours agoLongtime 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…Upvote Share TweetThe 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 …Upvote Share TweetLaRoche, a 35-year-old first baseman who played for the Nationals the last four seasons, agreed to a two-year, $25 million contract.Upvote Share TweetMLB.com 13 hours agoThe Cubs have reportedly extended a six-year offer to Jon Lester that is worth an amount "north of" $135 million, according to CSNChicago.com.Upvote Share TweetChicago 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.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com 14 hours agoChicago Bulls center Joakim Noah did not play Tuesday night against the Denver Nuggets because of left knee and left eye injuries.Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 14 hours agoTwo 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…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 17 hours agoLions 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…Upvote Share TweetThe playoffs still are a long shot for the Bears, but the Lions always provide a glimmer of hope.Upvote Share Tweet
A fractured relationship could cost the Chicago Blackhawks prospect Teuvo Teravainenthehockeynews.com 22 hours agoLate 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…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 23 hours agoLions 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…Upvote Share Tweetthehockeynews.com 23 hours agoMy, 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…Upvote Share TweetESPN.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…Upvote Share Tweet
Family adversity didn't deter prospect DanishMLB.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.Upvote Share Tweet
Bears won’t have time for a full practice this week, which might helpprofootballtalk.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 …Upvote Share Tweet
The Bear Facts: Week 13Nov 25Jeff 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.
Will Matt Forte Be Able To Run On Lions' D?Nov 25Jeff 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.
Rose (hammy) Lasts 10 MinutesNov 25Derrick Rose re-injured his left hamstring in the first half of the Bulls' 114-109 loss to the Nuggets.
Ty Lawson Breakin' AnklesNov 25Nuggets guard Ty Lawson had a nasty crossover against Bulls guard Kirk Hinrich.
A Football FeastNov 26Follow The MMQB on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. The MMQB Newsletter Enter your email below to receive the best of The MMQB in your inbox each weekday
Week 12 Twitter MailbagNov 25Follow The MMQB on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. The MMQB Newsletter Enter your email below to receive the best of The MMQB in your inbox each weekday
Clayton's mailbag -- The NFC South's surprising futilityNov 25John Clayton's mailbag: Few saw it coming, but the NFC South is on track to go down as the worst division in history.
Miami Still Very Much In ItNov 25Follow The MMQB on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. The MMQB Newsletter Enter your email below to receive the best of The MMQB in your inbox each weekday