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Soldier Field could be a little sloppy on Sunday Updated Sep 14, 2013
Several stadiums have playing surfaces that create periodic concerns for the NFL. And, of course, one of them already is hosting a college football game one day before the local pro team plays there. Via Doug Padilla of, the Bears host t…
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  • Ex-Bear Henry Burris reaches 50,000-yard passing mark in CFL Sep 14, 2013
    NFL fans may remember quarterback Henry Burris from his stints with the Bears and Packers more than a decade ago. CFL observers, however, know him as one of the league’s key offensive players of the last 10 seasons. On Friday night, the 38-year-old Burr…
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  • Four keys for Detroit against Arizona Sep 14, 2013
    It’s been 20 years since the Lions last won in the desert, and a lot of things have changed. The Phoenix Cardinals are now the Arizona Cardinals. Since Jason Hanson retired after last season, none of the current Lions players were around then. Heck, the…
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  • Agent: Everyone wants to make Ndamukong Suh a villain Sep 14, 2013
    The agent for Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh does not appreciate the way Suh’s low block on Vikings center John Sullivan is being portrayed as a bad guy. Agent Roosevelt Barnes told the Associated Press that Suh was just doing his job when he bloc…
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  • 49ers’ Brooks fined for hitting Rodgers, Boldin fined for block Sep 14, 2013
    Clay Matthews wasn’t the only one fined for an illegal hit during the Packers-49ers game. In fact, 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks and receiver Anquan Boldin incurred fines that totaled more than the $15,000 Matthews was fined for his hit out of bounds on…
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  • Adrian Peterson: 100-yard games are easy Sep 14, 2013
    Adrian Peterson was stopped short of 100 yards on Sunday against the Lions, and that shocked him. Peterson, who scored a 78-yard touchdown on his first carry of the season but was held to just 15 yards on 17 carries the rest of the way, says it’s hard f…
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  • Vikings stadium gets approval, again Sep 14, 2013
    While the construction of a new Vikings stadium has been and will continue to be a marathon, the approval process has been more convoluted than a drag racing light tree. After getting the green light last year, an unrelated court case from New Jersey in…
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