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Panthers-Saints flexed into prime time

Panthers-Saints flexed into prime time

profootballtalk.com Updated Nov 24, 2013
Three months ago, a Falcons-Packers game was ripe for prime time. But with both teams underperforming, and the Panthers and Saints playing as well as anyone in the league right now, the decision was easy. The NFC South showdown has been flexed into Sund…
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  • Tie doesn't kill Packers' playoff chances

    Tie doesn't kill Packers' playoff chances

    ESPN.com Nov 24, 2013
    GREEN BAY, Wis. – When you played around with the ESPN Playoff Machine, like I’m sure you did when it made its return last week, I bet you didn’t factor in any ties. Don’t feel bad. Most in the Green Bay Packers’ locker room weren’t quite sure how to fe…
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  • Tolzien: "I probably would have pulled me"

    Tolzien: "I probably would have pulled me"

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Give Scott Tolzien credit for one thing on Sunday: The Green Bay Packers quarterback gave an honest assessment of his second straight start. “I probably would have pulled me, too, to be honest,” Tolzien said after he was yanked midway…
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  • Greg Jennings quiet in return to Green Bay

    Greg Jennings quiet in return to Green Bay

    ESPN.com Nov 24, 2013
    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Greg Jennings has now finished his first season of games against the Green Bay Packers, and we're effectively assured that the most dramatic moments involving the Minnesota Vikings receiver and his old team will have been over the sum…
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  • Defense spoils Matt Flynn's comeback

    Defense spoils Matt Flynn's comeback

    ESPN.com Nov 24, 2013
    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Matt Flynn took the field to a hero's welcome from much of the 77,871 at Lambeau Field on Sunday when he entered the game midway through the third quarter. He walked off as just another victim of a blown opportunity by the Green Bay P…
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  • Did Packers suffer from McNabb Syndrome on overtime rules?

    Did Packers suffer from McNabb Syndrome on overtime rules?

    yahoo.com Nov 24, 2013
    The Green Bay Packers and Minnesota Vikings turned in the league's first tie in a year, and only its fourth since 2000.But some Packers apparently were expecting more football after 15 minutes of OT had expired.According to MMQB's Robert Klemko, some Pa…
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  • Christian Ponder earns another start

    Christian Ponder earns another start

    ESPN.com Nov 24, 2013
    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- When coach Leslie Frazier named Christian Ponder the Minnesota Vikings' starting quarterback for Sunday's game against the Green Bay Packers, he quickly anticipated the reaction he'd get from the decision. "I'm sure some of the f…
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  • Bears suffer humbling and costly loss at St. Louis

    Bears suffer humbling and costly loss at St. Louis

    profootballtalk.com Nov 24, 2013
    Without context, and looking at just at wins and losses, the Bears and Lions are still tied for the NFC North lead. With the Bears and Lions both losing Sunday and the Packers tying the Vikings, Chicago and Detroit are knotted at 6-5, with Green Bay a h…
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  • Entire NFC North goes winless despite divisional game between P…

    Entire NFC North goes winless despite divisional game between Packers-Vikings

    CNNSI.com Nov 24, 2013
    Despite the Vikings and Packers playing one another, the entire NFC North went winless on Sunday.
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  • Week 12 Takeaways: The Packers’ chances in NFC North race may h…

    Week 12 Takeaways: The Packers’ chances in NFC North race may have…

    The Packers’ chances in NFC North race may have been more impacted by what happened away from Lambeau Field on Sunday as the Bears and Lions both dropped very winnable games. Though their playoff hopes remain very much intact, the Packers will need to r…
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  • Tie leaves Vikings chewing on late mistakes

    Tie leaves Vikings chewing on late mistakes

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- For the first time since 2009, the Minnesota Vikings left Lambeau Field on Sunday evening with something other than a loss. But to get from where they were early in the fourth quarter -- sitting with a 23-7 lead, a running game that w…
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  • Green Bay forecast: 19 degrees, windy and a chance of sports br…

    Green Bay forecast: 19 degrees, windy and a chance of sports bras

    yahoo.com Nov 24, 2013
    Skin to win, baby. We're almost to the point of being unfazed when a herd of frat guys disrobe at cold-weather sporting events these days. But when women do it? Somehow it's different. Check out these four female Green Bay Packers fans who decided that …
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  • Franklin leaves with possible concussion

    Franklin leaves with possible concussion

    ESPN.com Nov 24, 2013
    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Johnathan Franklin was back on kickoff return duties for the first time in nearly a month, but he didn’t last long. After the opening kickoff against the Minnesota Vikings, which he returned for 22 yards, the Green Bay Packers rookie …
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  • Packers inactives: Five starters out

    Packers inactives: Five starters out

    ESPN.com Nov 24, 2013
    GREEN BAY, Wis. – Five Green Bay Packers starters were declared inactive for Sunday’s game against the Minnesota Vikings. They were: QB Aaron Rodgers (collarbone) CB Sam Shields (hamstring) OLB Nick Perry (foot/ankle) T Don Barclay (knee) DT Johnny Joll…
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  • Live blog: Vikings at Packers

    Live blog: Vikings at Packers

    ESPN.com Nov 24, 2013
    Join our ESPN.com NFL experts as they break down the Minnesota Vikings' visit to the Green Bay Packers. Contribute your thoughts and questions beginning at 1 p.m. ET. And, be sure to visit our NFL Nation Blitz page for commentary from every game, as wel…
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  • Video - Week 12: Minnesota Vikings vs. Green Bay Packers highlights 01:28

    Week 12: Minnesota Vikings vs. Green Bay Packers highlights

    Nov 24
    The Minnesota Vikings and the Green Bay Packers settle for a 26-26 tie as Vikings running back Adrian Peterson runs for 146 yards and a touchdown on Sunday.
  • Video - Vikings, Packers Play To Tie 00:39

    Vikings, Packers Play To Tie

    Nov 24
    Matt Flynn threw for 218 yards and a touchdown in relief of Scott Tolzien, but it wasn't enough as the Packers played the Vikings to a 26-26 overtime tie.
  • Video - Packers postgame press conference 03:23

    Packers postgame press conference

    Nov 24
    Packers react following game with Vikings
  • Video - Week 12: Green Bay Packers quarterback Matt Flynn highlights 01:09

    Week 12: Green Bay Packers quarterback Matt Flynn highlights

    Nov 24
    Green Bay Packers quarterback Matt Flynn threw for 218 and one touchdown to help lead his team in a huge comeback against the Minnesota Vikings.

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    Nov 24
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    Nov 24
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