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McCarthy says call to ref was 'right thing'

McCarthy says call to ref was 'right thing'

ESPN.com Updated Oct 5, 2012
Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy said Friday that he called the replacement referee who made the call on a final play that cost the Packers a game against the Seattle Seahawks to offer his support.
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  • It's back-to-school time for Seahawks, preparing for Carolina's…

    It's back-to-school time for Seahawks, preparing for Carolina's option

    seattletimes.com Oct 5, 2012
    The Seahawks spent a lot of practice time this week preparing to defend the option offense they'll see Sunday when they face Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers.
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  • Defensive tackle Brandon Mebane returns to practice

    Defensive tackle Brandon Mebane returns to practice

    seattletimes.com Oct 5, 2012
    RENTON -- Defensive tackle Brandon Mebane was back on the practice field Friday after sitting out Thursday's workout with a calf injury. He is expected to play Sunday in Carolina."Mebane made it back," Carroll said. "He's in good shape.&q…
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  • Final Word: NFC West

    Final Word: NFC West

    ESPN.com Oct 5, 2012
    Five nuggets of knowledge about Week 5: Seahawks' rare opportunity: A Seattle Seahawks victory at Carolina would give all four NFC West teams a winning record through Week 5 for the first time since the NFL realigned into eight four-team divisions in 20…
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  • Around the NFC West: Rams off the floor

    Around the NFC West: Rams off the floor

    ESPN.com Oct 5, 2012
    The floor is higher in the NFC West, and the St. Louis Rams aren't sleeping on it. It's a new day in the division now that the Rams are above .500 for the first time since 2006. They're not in last place, either. That distinction belongs to 2-2 Seattle,…
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  • Video - NFL32OT: From Worst To Best 03:11

    NFL32OT: From Worst To Best

    Oct 5
    Episode 201: Suzy Kolber and Chris Mortensen discuss the success of the NFC West. Damien Woody breaks down facing Peyton Manning. The NFL crew discuss whether the Dolphins can stop A.J. Green.
  • Video - 'Playbook': Seattle Seahawks vs. Carolina Panthers 03:25

    'Playbook': Seattle Seahawks vs. Carolina Panthers

    Oct 5
    Will Cam Newton be able to spark the running game and take advantage of a Seahawks defense that allows a lot of big plays? One analyst believes Seattle's defense will come through and pull off the upset.
  • Video - Plan B quarterbacks 03:45

    Plan B quarterbacks

    Oct 5
    Charley Casserly joins "Around the League" to talk about which quarterbacks might be in danger of losing their jobs to the backup.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Brees' pursuit of Unitas' touchdown mark sheds light on both

    Oct 5
    Five observations on Drew Brees being on the precipice of breaking the time-honored record of John Unitas for most consecutive games with a touchdown pass:
  • Peter King: Brees' pursuit of Unitas' touchdown mark sheds light on both

    Oct 5
    Five observations on Drew Brees being on the precipice of breaking the time-honored record of John Unitas for most consecutive games with a touchdown pass:
  • Bill Simmons empties out his inbox and makes Week 5 picks

    Oct 5
    The Sports Guy continues to mate his NFL picks with reader e-mails, hoping it turns out better than the Peyton Manning experiment.