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NFC North News and Rumors
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Philadelphia Eagles interviewed Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly for their coaching vacancy, a person familiar with the meeting told The Associated Press.Share TweetINDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The agent for Colts offensive coordinator Bruce Arians said Wednesday night that his client has been released from an Indianapolis hospital and that they are finalizing details to begin interviewing for head coaching jobs.Share TweetAs we get closer to Saturday night's divisional playoff game at Candlestick Park, the biggest injury question might be whether or not Green Bay Packers receiver Jordy Nelson will play. Nelson missed his second consecutive practice Wednesday because of w…Share Tweet
Which NFL TV Markets Got Stuck With The Worst Games This Season?deadspin.com Jan 9, 2013People often split up NFL fanbases by state. As in: Michigan=Lions, Wisconsin=Packers, Illinois=Bears. There are two reasons for this. First, it's easy. We're used to looking at maps and dividing stuff up along state lines (like electoral votes). Second…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jan 9, 2013Brad Childress may soon work for Andy Reid again. Childress, the former Vikings head coach, is in Kansas City interviewing for a job with the Chiefs, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports. Reid, the Chiefs’ new head coach, could hire Childress as either the ChShare TweetLast Saturday, we took a closer look at how the Chicago Bears compiled a 10-6 record in 2012, noting their dominance of inferior competition and struggles against teams that finished the season with winning records. It wasn't necessarily the definitive …Share Tweet
The Plot Thickens: Think you're prepared for the divisional round? T…Think you're prepared for the divisional round? Think again. Dig deep, and you'll find some intriguing storylines that provide a backdrop for this weekend, Don Banks writes.Share TweetThe 2012 season began at Lambeau Field for ESPN.com's NFC West and NFC North bloggers. The San Francisco 49ers had a Week 1 date against the Green Bay Packers, which meant that Mike Sando and Kevin Seifert would be working side by side in a game that fi…Share TweetAs we get inch closer to Saturday night's divisional playoff game at Candlestick Park, it's become quite clear that NFC West blogger Mike Sando is on a mission to equate San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick with the Green Bay Packers' Aaron …Share TweetWASHINGTON (AP) Robert Griffin III had surgery Wednesday morning to repair a torn ligament and to determine whether there was any other damage in his ailing right knee.Share TweetWe're Black and Blue All Over: Minnesota Vikings receiver Percy Harvin will be back at the team's facility for at least one day soon to conduct his exit interview and physical. In speaking to reporters Tuesday, coach Leslie Frazier continued to downplay…Share Tweet
Brilliant Move: Colin Kaepernick, like his coach, shows uncanny i…Colin Kaepernick, like his coach, shows uncanny intangibles. Plus, he brings long-term comfort to the franchise, making Jim Harbaugh look ingenius, writes Michael Rosenberg.Share Tweet
NFL32OT: Broncos Look To Repeat Against RavensJan 9Episode 245: Suzy Kolber and Chris Mortensen discuss the upcoming matchup between the Ravens and Broncos. Mark Schlereth breaks down the effectiveness of Aldon Smith. The NFL32 crew discuss the divisional playoff matchups.
Cutler Mailbag: Cutler Talks Bears' Coaching CandidatesJan 9Bears QB Jay Cutler talks to ESPN Chicago's Waddle & Silvy about some of the head-coaching candidates who are vying to replace Lovie Smith.
Cutler Mailbag: Cutler On Lovie Smith's FiringJan 9Bears QB Jay Cutler talks to ESPN Chicago's Waddle & Silvy about the feelings in the locker room when Lovie Smith was fired and why Cutler wants Devin Hester back next season.
Mr. Rodgers' NeighborhoodJan 9Every Sunday, the small Northern Californian town of Chico turns into Green Bay West in support of homegrown Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. Steve Cyphers takes a journey to see just how much this small town loves its Super Bowl-winning quarterback.