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Bears’ big win in Arizona keeps playoff hopes alive

Bears’ big win in Arizona keeps playoff hopes alive

profootballtalk.com Updated Dec 23, 2012
Heading into Week 17, the Bears are still in playoff contention. A 28-13 win over the Cardinals in Arizona on Sunday snapped a three-game losing streak and kept the Bears alive, with a game next week against the Lions in the season finale. The NFC wild …
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  • Video - Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson breaks Jerry Rice's record, 'NFL GameDay Morning' reacts 04:08

    Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson breaks Jerry Rice's record, 'NFL GameDay Morning' reacts

    Dec 23
    THe "NFL GameDay Morning' crew reacts to Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson breaking Jerry Rice's single-season receiving yards record with an incredible 225-yard performance on Saturday night.
  • Video - Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson breaks Jerry Rice's record, 'NFL GameDay Morning' reacts 04:08

    Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson breaks Jerry Rice's record, 'NFL GameDay Morning' reacts

    Dec 23
    THe "NFL GameDay Morning' crew reacts to Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson breaking Jerry Rice's single-season receiving yards record with an incredible 225-yard performance on Saturday night.
  • Video - Atlanta Falcons vs. Detroit Lions highlights 04:29

    Atlanta Falcons vs. Detroit Lions highlights

    Dec 23
    Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson puts up 225 receiving yards to break the all-time single-season record, but the Atlanta Falcons offense was too much for the Lions. The Falcons clinch home-field advantage for the playoffs with the win.

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    Dec 23
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    Dec 23
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  • Adrian Peterson held to 86 yards, but Minnesota Vikings topple Houston Tex…

    Dec 23
    Adrian Peterson held to 86 yards, but Minnesota Vikings keep playoff hopes alive with win over Houston Texans