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All In The Family: They shared plenty as children, now they'll …

All In The Family: They shared plenty as children, now they'll share…

CNNSI.com Updated Jan 28, 2013
They shared plenty as children, now they'll share the NFL's biggest stage on Super Bowl Sunday. Are the Harbaughs cracking under the limelight? Not quite yet, writes Dennis Dillon.
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  • Ex-Broncos GM Xanders joins Lions front office

    Ex-Broncos GM Xanders joins Lions front office

    The Detroit Lions have attempted to improve their front office by hiring senior personnel executive Brian Xanders.
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  • Arians wanted Whisenhunt, Grimm if he got Bears job

    Arians wanted Whisenhunt, Grimm if he got Bears job

    profootballtalk.com Jan 28, 2013
    Taking the Cardinals head coaching job apparently prevented Bruce Arians from assembling the coaching staff he really wanted. According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Arians had a different staffing plan if he had gotten the Bears job i…
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  • Bears-themed Airstream RV gets Craiglisted

    Bears-themed Airstream RV gets Craiglisted

    yahoo.com Jan 28, 2013
    Want to tailgate like a Halas? Then you're in luck. This 28-foot motor home, custom decorated inside and out with a Chicago Bears motif, is looking for some new monsters to take it to the midway. As you can see, it's an Airstream Argosy that's been pain…
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  • Cutler's fiancee wants son to avoid football

    Cutler's fiancee wants son to avoid football

    ESPN.com Jan 28, 2013
    Kristin Cavallari, who is the fiancee of Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler, said Monday she'll try to persuade their five-month-old son Cam not to play football when he gets older, although she knows that could be a difficult task.
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  • Chris Harris returns to Bears as coach

    Chris Harris returns to Bears as coach

    profootballtalk.com Jan 28, 2013
    Chris Harris put an end to his playing days over the weekend. It didn’t take him long to start the next phase of his career. Dan Pompei of the Chicago Tribune reports that Harris will return to the Bears as part of Marc Trestman’s coaching staff. The
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  • The Following Players' Jerseys Were Selected To The Pro Bowl Fa…

    The Following Players' Jerseys Were Selected To The Pro Bowl Fan Brawl:

    deadspin.com Jan 28, 2013
    Andre Johnson, Texans; Aaron Brooks, Saints; Joe Montana, 49ers; Hines Ward, Steelers; Brett Favre, Packers. More »
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  • Ndamukong Suh saved Louie Anderson from drowning … so there’s t…

    Ndamukong Suh saved Louie Anderson from drowning … so there’s that

    While the Ravens and 49ers are getting ready for a Super Bowl, Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh was on the set of "Celebrity Diving" saving comedian Louie Armstrong from drowning. Apparently, these are the types of stories happen when a NF…
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  • Lovie Smith plans to sit out 2013 season

    Lovie Smith plans to sit out 2013 season

    profootballtalk.com Jan 28, 2013
    Although the New Orleans Saints and Philadelphia Eagles have defensive coordinator openings and ex-Bears coach Lovie Smith would be a respectable choice for either job, Smith’s plans for 2013 reportedly don’t involve coaching in the NFL. Per ESPN’s
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  • Terrell Owens offers Titus Young some advice

    Terrell Owens offers Titus Young some advice

    profootballtalk.com Jan 28, 2013
    With a couple of Twitter outbursts in recent weeks, Lions wide receiver Titus Young is showing some real potential when it comes to receivers flashing their diva side about not getting the ball enough to satisfy them. Young’s a neophyte in that arena, b
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  • NFC North links: Saturday's final snap

    NFC North links: Saturday's final snap

    ESPN.com Jan 28, 2013
    Chicago Bears New Bears offensive coordinator Aaron Kromer has a history of developing players and getting the most out of them. "You look at the way we have turned our offensive line over," Saints assistant head coach Joe Vitt said. "He …
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Sports Columnists

  • Clayton's mailbag: What's next for fired GMs?

    Jan 28
    There are plenty of experienced GMs sitting on the sidelines, waiting to get back into the NFL. Plus, answers to reader questions.
  • Don Banks: Ken Whisenhunt breaks down Niners-Ravens matchup

    Jan 28
    NEW ORLEANS -- The Super Bowl pairing of San Francisco and Baltimore holds little surprise factor for Ken Whisenhunt. The newly named San Diego Chargers offensive coordinator, and former Arizona Cardinals head coach, witnessed first-hand the rise of the…