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Bears’ Matt Forte active, Cowboys’ Anthony Spencer inactive

Bears’ Matt Forte active, Cowboys’ Anthony Spencer inactive

profootballtalk.com Updated Oct 1, 2012
Bears running back Matt Forte is back to work. Forte, who suffered an ankle injury in Week Two against the Packers that was, at first, believed to be a serious high ankle sprain, is active for tonight’s game against the Cowboys. The news is not as good
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  • Greg Jennings could be shut down for a week

    Greg Jennings could be shut down for a week

    profootballtalk.com Oct 1, 2012
    The Packers lost wide receiver Greg Jennings during Sunday’s win over the Saints and it sounds like they could be missing him a little while longer. At his Monday press conference, Packers coach Mike McCarthy said that Jennings’ groin injury flared up
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  • Matt Forte ready to play

    Matt Forte ready to play

    profootballtalk.com Oct 1, 2012
    After missing just one game with an ankle injury suffered in Week Two against the Packers, Bears running back Matt Forte is ready to play against the Cowboys tonight. The only thing that could keep Forte out at this point is a “freak accident,” accord
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  • Free Head Exam: Green Bay Packers

    Free Head Exam: Green Bay Packers

    ESPN.com packersgab.com Oct 1, 2012
    After the Green Bay Packers' 28-27 victory over the New Orleans Saints, here are three issues that merit further examination: Receiver Greg Jennings didn't play after re-injuring his groin on a touchdown reception 45 seconds into the second quarter. And…
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  • Video - Are The Packers Back? 05:10

    Are The Packers Back?

    Oct 1
    Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith discuss what the Packers win over the Saints means for Green Bay.
  • Video - GameDay: Saints vs. Packers highlights 04:48

    GameDay: Saints vs. Packers highlights

    Oct 1
    Aaron Rodgers throws for 319 yards and four touchdowns as the Green Bay Packers defeat the New Orleans Saints in thrilling fashion.

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