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Report: Vikings interested in Donald Driver

Report: Vikings interested in Donald Driver

profootballtalk.com Updated Jan 29, 2013
According to FOX 11 Sports in Green Bay, the Minnesota Vikings have interest in longtime division rival receiver Donald Driver. Driver, who soon turns 38 years old, is an impending free agent. Driver has worked on FOX 11”²s Inside the Huddle show for ne
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  • Urlacher healthy, hoping to stay with Bears

    Urlacher healthy, hoping to stay with Bears

    As he prepares for free agency for the first time, a healthy Brian Urlacher says he "for sure" wants to play a 14th season, and he hopes that will be with the Chicago Bears.
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  • Randy Moss and Matt Birk move on

    Randy Moss and Matt Birk move on

    ESPN.com Jan 29, 2013
    NFC West colleague Mike Sando is an avid reader of the NFC North blog, and so naturally he noticed last week's post on two 1998 Minnesota Vikings draft picks -- receiver Randy Moss and center Matt Birk -- who will appear for opposite teams in Super Bwl …
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  • Joe Flacco signs gummy-bear endorsement deal

    Joe Flacco signs gummy-bear endorsement deal

    yahoo.com Jan 29, 2013
    If Joe Flacco is smart, and judging by his choice of gummy bears he's the smartest quarterback in the NFL, his new endorsement deal with Haribo Gold Bears would be this simple: In exchange for being seen with Haribo Gold Bears, client receives all the p…
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  • Rewind'12: Kyle Rudolph's Pro Bowl MVP

    Rewind'12: Kyle Rudolph's Pro Bowl MVP

    ESPN.com Jan 29, 2013
    (Another in a series of posts circling back on the 2012 season and some of our preseason themes.) Kyle Rudolph's turn as the Pro Bowl MVP served as a reminder that the Minnesota Vikings have an exceptional tight end whose 2012 season went largely unnoti…
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  • NFC North chat alert

    NFC North chat alert

    ESPN.com Jan 29, 2013
    The football world is focused on New Orleans and the run-up to Super Bowl XLVII. So what can we offer from our little corner of the country? Maybe this is a good time to discuss proper snow shoveling techniques. (Bend the knees, not the back.) Perhaps w…
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  • Greg Jennings puts Wisconsin home on the market

    Greg Jennings puts Wisconsin home on the market

    profootballtalk.com Jan 29, 2013
    After the Packers lost to the 49ers in the playoffs, wide receiver Greg Jennings said that he was unsure whether he would be back with the team in 2013 and that he was “ready to move wherever” as a free agent. The second half is feeling a bit more tru
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  • BBAO: 'The People's Stadium' fight begins

    BBAO: 'The People's Stadium' fight begins

    ESPN.com Jan 29, 2013
    We're Black and Blue All Over: Good morning. There's nothing like a long weekend in January to offer unfettered snow shoveling time and a deadline-free Pro Bowl watching environment. While we were gone, Richard Meryhew of the Star Tribune published a st…
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  • Video - Silver: 'AD all day as MVP' 02:37

    Silver: 'AD all day as MVP'

    Jan 29
    Michael Silver joins "Super Bowl Live" to weigh in on the 2013 MVP debate.
  • Video - Silver: 'AD all day as MVP' 02:37

    Silver: 'AD all day as MVP'

    Jan 29
    Michael Silver joins "Super Bowl Live" to weigh in on the 2013 MVP debate.

Sports Columnists

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    Jan 29
    NEW ORLEANS -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from Tuesday's Super Bowl Media Day at the Superdome, always the most inane day on the league's annual calendar...
  • Super Bowl XLVII Hot Read -- Coaches not immune to supersized chaos of big…

    Jan 29
    Nothing can prepare coaches for the chaos and pressure of the Super Bowl, writes Jeffri Chadiha.
  • Peter King: America tires of Ray Lewis, Alex Smith's fate, mail

    Jan 29
    NEW ORLEANS -- One thing, as Super Bowl week kicks off in full Tuesday with Media Day at the Superdome, I think that I should have dropped into Monday Morning Quarterback: