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Falcons release unproductive lineman Edwards

Falcons release unproductive lineman Edwards

CNNSI.com Updated Nov 12, 2012
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) -- Ray Edwards was supposed to give the Atlanta Falcons a fearsome pass rush.
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  • Did Wright earn more playing time?

    Did Wright earn more playing time?

    Rookie receiver says he and Percy Harvin can work well together
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  • Leslie Frazier has Vikings still eyeing postseason goals

    Leslie Frazier has Vikings still eyeing postseason goals

    startribune.com Nov 12, 2012
    Playoffs? Playoffs? Don't look now. But the 6-4 Vikings are in the hunt in the NFC.
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  • Craig Johnson's move to the sidelines helps Christian Ponder re…

    Craig Johnson's move to the sidelines helps Christian Ponder rebound

    The Vikings made a change in where their quarterbacks coach was during Sunday's game. The end result was encouraging.
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  • Some Lions accuse Vikings of 'headhunting'

    Some Lions accuse Vikings of 'headhunting'

    startribune.com Nov 12, 2012
    Calvin Johnson dismissed it, but several Lions players and coaches thought the Vikings were using unsavory tactics Sunday.
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  • Free Head Exam: Minnesota Vikings

    Free Head Exam: Minnesota Vikings

    ESPN.com Nov 12, 2012
    After the Minnesota Vikings' 34-24 victory over the Detroit Lions, here are three issues that merit further examination: I didn't intend to dismiss tailback Adrian Peterson's 171-yard performance by noting that most of it came in the fourth quarter, lon…
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  • Lions question hits on Calvin Johnson, Chris Houston

    Lions question hits on Calvin Johnson, Chris Houston

    profootballtalk.com Nov 12, 2012
    The Lions were hoping to get back on the happy side of .500 with a win over the Vikings on Sunday, but it was not meant to be. Minnesota won 34-24 to improve to 6-4 and bolster their playoff chances, a result that the Lions feel they tried to get by int…
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  • Free Head Exam: Detroit Lions

    Free Head Exam: Detroit Lions

    ESPN.com Nov 12, 2012
    After the Detroit Lions' 34-24 loss to the Minnesota Vikings, here are three issues that merit further examination: After falling behind early once again, the Lions have now been outscored 53-28 in the first quarter of their games this season and 107-75…
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  • Rick Spielman: I’m not the anonymous G.M. who ripped the Lions

    Rick Spielman: I’m not the anonymous G.M. who ripped the Lions

    profootballtalk.com Nov 12, 2012
    On multiple occasions this season, the Lions - and particularly center Dominic Raiola - have taken issue with reports citing an anonymous NFL general manager ripping the team. Whoever that anonymous general manager was, Vikings G.M. Rick Spielman says
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  • Souhan: Enjoy it, Minnesotans, greatness is in our midst

    Souhan: Enjoy it, Minnesotans, greatness is in our midst

    startribune.com Nov 12, 2012
    Adrian Peterson is becoming the player of the year when he should have been thrilled with being considered the comeback player of the year.
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  • Video - PTI Big Finish November 12th 00:43

    PTI Big Finish November 12th

    Nov 12
    PTI runs down Monday's big stories.
  • Video - GameDay: Detroit Lions vs. Minnesota Vikings highlights 01:32

    GameDay: Detroit Lions vs. Minnesota Vikings highlights

    Nov 12
    Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson continues his comeback tour, rushing for 171 yards as the Vikings knock off the Detroit Lions 34-24.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Lots to like in Week 10, but one weird game stands above the r…

    Nov 12
    Tie Trivia as we wrap up another week in the playoff race to determine who'll square off in New Orleans:
  • Don Banks: Texans prove they're ready for the elements

    Nov 12
    CHICAGO -- Covering a Ravens-Texans game last month on a beautiful sun-splashed Sunday afternoon in Houston, I couldn't help but notice the powers that be elected to keep the roof at Reliant Stadium closed, even though the weather couldn't have been muc…