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Tramon Williams whacked with fine for whacking Toby Gerhart

Tramon Williams whacked with fine for whacking Toby Gerhart

profootballtalk.com Updated Dec 7, 2012
Cornerback Tramon Williams is the latest member of the Packers to get hit with a hefty fine for a hit during a game. The NFL has confirmed that Williams has been fined $21,000 for a hit on Vikings running back Toby Gerhart that was deemed unnecessary ro…
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  • Bears' Jennings out, Hester probable vs. Vikes

    Bears' Jennings out, Hester probable vs. Vikes

    The Chicago Bears ruled cornerback Tim Jennings (shoulder) out, but wide receivers Alshon Jeffery and Devin Hester are expected to play against the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday.
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  • NFC North Friday injury report

    NFC North Friday injury report

    ESPN.com Dec 7, 2012
    Let's get inside the Friday injury report in the NFC North: Chicago Bears: Cornerback Tim Jennings (shoulder) was ruled out of Sunday's game against the Minnesota Vikings, joining linebacker Brian Urlacher (hamstring) and receiver Earl Bennett (concussi…
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  • Allen practices; Griffen, Brinkley fined

    Allen practices; Griffen, Brinkley fined

    startribune.com Dec 7, 2012
    Except for Percy Harvin and Chris Cook, the Vikings are expected to have everyone who was on their opening day roster availble to them when they play the Bears on Sunday
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  • Vikings minus Harvin take on Bears

    Vikings minus Harvin take on Bears

    Vikings WR Percy Harvin has been placed on the IR with an ankle injury. How will this complicate contract negotiations? CineSport's Brian Clark & the Star Tribune's Dan Wiederer discuss this & the Bears.
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  • Jordy Nelson ruled out

    Jordy Nelson ruled out

    profootballtalk.com Dec 7, 2012
    The Packers will be down a receiver on Sunday against the Lions. Wide receiver Jordy Nelson has been ruled out for the contest with the hamstring injury he suffered in last Sunday’s victory over the the Vikings. Nelson previously hurt the hamstring earl
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  • Groundbreaking for Vikings stadium set for October 2013

    Groundbreaking for Vikings stadium set for October 2013

    startribune.com Dec 7, 2012
    Officials project an October 2013 start for construction on the new 65,000-seat stadium; the project's biggest hire is the next major step.
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  • Chad Greenway: I should have been more responsible

    Chad Greenway: I should have been more responsible

    profootballtalk.com Dec 7, 2012
    Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway now says he regrets saying fans should get “super, duper drunk” on Sunday. Greenway, who has taken some criticism for saying he wanted to hear the home fans drunk, loud and raucous for Sunday’s game against the Bears
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  • Video - NFL Kickoff OT: Week 14 Predictions 06:32

    NFL Kickoff OT: Week 14 Predictions

    Dec 7
    NFL Live makes their predictions for Week 14's key matchups.
  • Video - Week 13: FedEx Air and Ground winners 00:36

    Week 13: FedEx Air and Ground winners

    Dec 7
    Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson threw for nearly 300 yards and two touchdowns against the Chicago Bears, while Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson ran for over 200 yards and a touchdown against the Green Bay Packers.
  • Video - 'Playbook': Chicago Bears vs. Minnesota Vikings 03:21

    'Playbook': Chicago Bears vs. Minnesota Vikings

    Dec 7
    Are the Minnesota Vikings using Adrian Peterson effectively? The "Playbook" guys discuss why the Chicago Bears' defense will need to rely on Major Wright to help stop Peterson and pick up the win.
  • Video - Minnesota Vikings' light is Greenway 04:52

    Minnesota Vikings' light is Greenway

    Dec 7
    Minnesota Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway joins "Around the League" to discuss the loss of wide receiver Percy Harvin and sends a special message to Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano.

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