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Charles Woodson has been cleared to play again, and the Green Bay Packers are counting on the defensive back to provide a lift in Saturday night's playoff game against the Minnesota Vikings.Share Tweet
Souhan: Lower NFL seeds can have high expectationsThink the Vikings' chances of winning the Super Bowl are outrageous? Several fringe playoff teams have beaten the odds.Share Tweet
'Instant Classic': Erin Henderson couldn't get enough watching Sunday's win backThe Vikings linebacker gained a new appreciation for just how entertaining Sunday's defeat of the Packers was.Share Tweet
Vikings defense still has plenty to worry about after Green Bay's explosionA win is a win and all. But the Packers served notice in a losing effort Sunday that their offense is still legit, piling up 286 yards and 24 points after halftime.Share TweetThe Vikings haven't been outdoor for a game since their last visit to Lambeau Field on Dec. 2. Preparing for the chill of a Saturday night in January can be tough.Share Tweet
Eagles seek title-winning coachCNNSI.com Jan 1, 2013PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Jeffrey Lurie's search for the Philadelphia Eagles' next coach began before he fired Andy Reid and could last until the Super Bowl.Share Tweet
Vikings-Packers III: Lambeau 'advantage'ESPN.com Jan 1, 2013Faced with a short work week, Tuesday was really a Wednesday for the Minnesota Vikings and Green Bay Packers. Both teams had full practices scheduled, and in Minnesota, the Vikings opened the doors to their practice facility to give them at least a part…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jan 1, 2013The Lions and Vikings are divisional rivals, but Lions wide receiver Ryan Broyles hopes that sharing an alma mater with Adrian Peterson makes the Vikings running back open to helping out a player from Detroit. Broyles tore the ACL in his right knee in e…Share Tweet
Mike Ditka calls the Bears “stupid” for firing Lovie Smithprofootballtalk.com Jan 1, 2013Former Bears coach Mike Ditka is not happy that Lovie Smith got the boot following a 10-6 finish in 2012. Ditka called the Bears “stupid” for making the decision, noting that if the Packers had beaten the Vikings on Sunday afternoon, Smith would be prShare Tweet