This is the January 25, 2013 news archive. View today's NFC North rumors and news.
NFC North News and Rumors
Minnesota rookie offensive tackle Matt Kalil is headed to his first Pro Bowl, the Vikings announced Friday. The move came because Washington Redskins tackle Trent Williams will be unable to play in Sunday's all-star game in Hawaii after suffering injuri…Upvote Share Tweet
Criminal charges won't be filed against 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree after an alleged sexual assault in a hotel after the team's playoff victory over the Green Bay Packers, San Francisco's district attorney said Friday.Upvote Share TweetMinnesota Vikings rookie left tackle Matt Kalil is headed to Hawaii after all.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Jan 25, 2013The Chiefs have hired former Packers defensive back Al Harris to coach their secondary and Mark DeLeone as a quality control coach and also retained assistant strength coach Brent Salazar.Upvote Share Tweet
The Lawyer For Fred Smoot, Who Double-Donged Two Hookers, Would Like You To Know Smoot Did Not Pee Himself After His DUI Arrestdeadspin.com Jan 25, 2013Yesterday we passed along the news that Fred Smoot, the former cornerback best known for inserting a double-ended dildo into two prostitutes on a Vikings sex cruise, was arrested last month in Washington for a DUI. Among the information in the police af…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jan 25, 2013The Raiders fired several members of coach Dennis Allen’s staff after the end of the regular season, including linebackers coach Johnny Holland. They’ve now filled all of those spots with the announcement that Bob Sanders will coach the linebackers thUpvote Share TweetLongtime Indianapolis Colts and current Green Bay Packers center Jeff Saturday announced on Friday that he intends to retire following Sunday night's Pro Bowl, Phil Richards of the Indianapolis Star reports. Saturday, 37, made the disclosure on the &quo…Upvote Share TweetDetroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh says he's drawn a reputation as a dirty player because the public misunderstands him.Upvote Share Tweet
Cedric Benson's Dogs Are A Scourge Upon Local Livestockdeadspin.com Jan 25, 2013Green Bay Packers running back and part-time strip club DJ Cedric Benson is not very good at controlling his murderous dogs. According to the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, Benson was recently issued a citation after his two Rottweilers went on a violent r…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Jan 25, 2013A former NFL kicker has been arrested on charges of operating an illegal Ponzi scheme, one that allegedly defrauded investors of more than $20 million. Russell Erxleben, a former All-American at Texas and a punter for the New Orleans Saints and Detroit …Upvote Share TweetDetroit Lions wide receiver Titus Young continued his Twitter rant against the team Friday.Upvote Share Tweet
NFC North links: Driver likely to retireESPN.com Jan 25, 2013Chicago Bears Defensive tackle Henry Melton topped ESPNChicago.com's Jeff Dickerson's list of the top five Bears with expiring contracts. The Chicago Bears named Pat Meyer their assistant offensive line coach, the team announced on Thursday. Meyer was t…Upvote Share Tweet
Jeff Saturday To RetireJan 25Packers center Jeff Saturday says the Pro Bowl will be his final game.
NFL playoffs -- Roger Goodell should expect rude welcomeJan 25Roger Goodell's visit to New Orleans will allow embittered Saints fans to get closure, writes Jeffri Chadiha.
The Sports Guy on Knicks-CelticsJan 25Taking in Knicks-Celtics with a few words and a bunch of pictures.