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Craig: Teams weak at QB taking more risks

Craig: Teams weak at QB taking more risks

startribune.com Updated Jan 15, 2013
In this golden era of quarterbacks, teams without a standout are doing everything possible to find one. Even Kaepernicking.
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  • Souhan: Former Vikings assistant Trestman seems Bears' best bet

    Souhan: Former Vikings assistant Trestman seems Bears' best bet

    startribune.com Jan 15, 2013
     Chicago should hire an offensive-minded head coach like Marc Trestman.
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  • Broncos give defensive backs coach Ron Milus the boot

    Broncos give defensive backs coach Ron Milus the boot

    profootballtalk.com Jan 15, 2013
    It was the most stunning late-game touchdown pass in the divisional round since Drew Pearson pushed Nate Wright to the ground more than 37 years ago. Notwithstanding Pearson’s offensive pass interference in the game that coined the phrase “Hail Mary,â
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  • Report:  Brandon Marshall needs hip surgery

    Report: Brandon Marshall needs hip surgery

    profootballtalk.com Jan 15, 2013
    Brandon Marshall may not be defending his Pro Bowl MVP award. Marshall, according to Michael C. Wright of ESPNChicago.com, needs arthroscopic surgery on his hip. It’s unclear whether the looming procedure will keep Marshall from playing in the Pro Bowl.
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  • Steinbach ready to get back in the game, as coach

    Steinbach ready to get back in the game, as coach

    MLB.com Jan 15, 2013
    Much has changed for Terry Steinbach since those days, as he was named Minnesota's new bench coach this offseason and joined manager Ron Gardenhire, infielder Brian Dozier and broadcaster Dick Bremer on the first leg of the annual Twins Caravan.
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  • Murder row; Wolves lose 113-98

    Murder row; Wolves lose 113-98

    howlintwolf.com Jan 15, 2013
    Dante Cunningham had himself a forgetful night Two Positives: Jonah: Ever since Terry Porter has taken over for Rick Adelman in his absence, we’ve seen some puzzling rotations, in particular his approach to Nikola Pekovic’s minutes. Before tonight, h
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  • After franchise-worst quarter, half, final in Bulls blowout, we…

    After franchise-worst quarter, half, final in Bulls blowout, we wonder: What’s up with the Hawks?

    yahoo.com Jan 15, 2013
    The Atlanta Hawks headed into their Monday night matchup with the Chicago Bulls having lost six of their previous eight games, including four straight road games against the relatively lowly likes of the Detroit Pistons, Minnesota Timberwolves, Clevelan…
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  • Minnesota Timberwolves 98 — Dallas Mavericks 113

    Minnesota Timberwolves 98 — Dallas Mavericks 113

    timberpups.com Jan 15, 2013
    The Timberwolves finished their four game road trip and continued through Texas to take on the Mavericks Monday night.  The road trip has not been very kind to our Pups who had lost all three prior games by a combined 52 points.  That’s not good.  Th
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Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Peyton's arm and conservative Broncos; catching up with Reid; …

    Jan 15
    Five items, a sort of mini-MMQB, for a Championship Week Tuesday ...
  • Paul George, Deron Williams shine at home; Andrea Bargnani, Tim Duncan shi…

    Jan 15
    John Cregan looks at players with significant statistical splits at home versus on the road.
  • Don Banks: Once left for dead, Ravens a threat again thanks to bold Caldwe…

    Jan 15
    Everyone understood it was a bold and risky move to make at such a vital position so late in the season. But that Harbaugh guy clearly knew what he was doing, because it has quickly elevated his team's offensive production to new heights and brought a S…
  • Grantland Channel Presents: House Eats

    Jan 15
    Joe House and I became friends for two reasons: eating and basketball. When we went to school together at the College of the Holy Cross, we would play...