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Sunday morning one-liners

profootballtalk.com Updated 2 hours ago
The Bills can’t afford a letdown after last week’s win over the Packers. Dolphins WR Mike Wallace has worked to be more than a deep threat. LB Jamie Collins is finishing strong for the Patriots again this season. Sunday could be the final home game for …
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  • Detroit Lions Coach Jim Caldwell Finds Success With a Different…

    Detroit Lions Coach Jim Caldwell Finds Success With a Different Approach

    nytimes.com 18 hours ago
    With a firm but fair touch, Jim Caldwell has transformed the Lions (10-4), who are tied with the Green Bay Packers atop the N.F.C. North.
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  • Greg Cosell's Look Ahead: Aaron Rodgers' off day

    Greg Cosell's Look Ahead: Aaron Rodgers' off day

    yahoo.com 19 hours ago
    Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is a bit of an outlier. Nobody throws the ball like him, with that compact delivery and velocity and great ball placement. He also has a random element to his game, although he isn’t really a runner. He plays …
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  • Bryan Bulaga upgraded to probable

    Bryan Bulaga upgraded to probable

    ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Dec 20 (yesterday)
    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Right tackle Bryan Bulaga was upgraded to probable on Saturday shortly before the Green Bay Packers left for Sunday's game at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Bulaga, who suffered a concussion in last Sunday's loss at the Buffalo Bills, was …
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  • Packers Buccaners Game Preview

    Packers Buccaners Game Preview

    packersgab.com Dec 19 (yesterday)
    Here is a game that should be over before it’s even started. The Packers should blowout the Buccaners. However, just like last week they are facing a quarterback in McCowan who like Orton seems to have the Packers number. The good news the Buccaners put…
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  • Breaking Down Week 16 vs. the Buccaneers

    Breaking Down Week 16 vs. the Buccaneers

    On paper, the Packers couldn’t have asked for a better opportunity to rebound from last week’s offensive disaster in Buffalo, traveling to Tampa Bay to face the NFC’s cellar-dwelling Buccaneers. Despite owning a 2-12 record in the NFL’s worst division, …
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  • What 2 Watch 4: Packers Versus Bucs

    What 2 Watch 4: Packers Versus Bucs

    greenbaypackernation.com Dec 19 (2 days ago)
    The Packers take on the Bucs at Raymond James stadium this Sunday and the stakes could not be higher. Green Bay is a game behind the Lions with an epic match-up coming the following week against that same team. Packers … Continue reading →
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  • GIF: DeMarcus Cousins Threads The Needle

    GIF: DeMarcus Cousins Threads The Needle

    dimemag.com ESPN.com nba.com Dec 19 (2 days ago)
    Boogie was back last night against the visiting Bucks, but without his homie, Mike Malone, on the sideline. Regardless, DeMarcus Cousins was back to his old self after battling meningitis for a few weeks, and he put up 27 and 11 last night against the B…
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  • No current contract talks for Randall Cobb, Packers

    No current contract talks for Randall Cobb, Packers

    profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Dec 19 (2 days ago)
    Before the season started, the Packers locked up wide receiver Jordy Nelson through 2018 before he could become a free agent. Wide receiver Randall Cobb is also headed for free agency when the year comes to an end, but he didn’t get a new deal from the …
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  • Eddie Lacy can’t see himself wearing goggles

    Eddie Lacy can’t see himself wearing goggles

    profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Dec 19 (2 days ago)
    Eddie Lacy can’t really see. But he can’t see himself looking like Eric Dickerson either. The Packers running back is having problems with his contact lenses, and was limited in practice the last two days because of an irritated eye. Lacy’s eye started …
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  • Lions vs. Bears preview

    Lions vs. Bears preview

    ESPN.com Dec 19 (2 days ago)
    When: 1 p.m. ET, Sunday Where: Soldier Field, Chicago TV: Fox The Chicago Bears' brass spewed plenty of tough talk after Lovie Smith’s firing about plans to close the gap on the Green Bay Packers in the NFC North. But while Chicago was talking grand pla…
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  • Bucks' Sanders gets 1-game ban for shove

    Bucks' Sanders gets 1-game ban for shove

    ESPN.com nba.com Dec 18 (3 days ago)
    Milwaukee center Larry Sanders was suspended for one game without pay by the NBA on Thursday for pushing Portland forward Nicolas Batum in the back as he elevated toward the basket.
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  • Bryan Bulaga “looks great” after Sunday’s concussion

    Bryan Bulaga “looks great” after Sunday’s concussion

    profootballtalk.com Dec 18 (3 days ago)
    The Packers had a devil of a time keeping the Bills defensive line from harassing Aaron Rodgers during last Sunday’s loss in Buffalo, something that wasn’t helped by the loss of right tackle Bryan Bulaga to a concussion during the game. Bulaga’s absence…
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  • Blazers overwhelm Bucks behind Aldridge

    Blazers overwhelm Bucks behind Aldridge

    ESPN.com Dec 18 (3 days ago)
    LaMarcus Aldridge had 23 points and 15 rebounds, and the Blazers pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat the Bucks 104-97 on Wednesday night with both teams reeling from injuries to key players.
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  • Brandon Jennings passed up an easy lay-up to miss a jumper

    Brandon Jennings passed up an easy lay-up to miss a jumper

    yahoo.com Dec 18 (3 days ago)
    Detroit Pistons point guard Brandon Jennings has never been known as a guy who picks his spots. From his first games as a member of the Milwaukee Bucks in 2009, Jennings has stood out as someone who would not avoid taking a shot just because it wasn't s…
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  • Bucks' Antetokounmpo injures left ankle

    Bucks' Antetokounmpo injures left ankle

    nba.com Dec 18 (3 days ago)
    Forward Giannis Antetokounmpo has left the Milwaukee Bucks' game at Portland with a sprained left ankle.
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  • Video - Inside Edge: Packers-Buccaneers 00:59

    Inside Edge: Packers-Buccaneers

    Dec 18
    ESPN NFL Insider Mike Sando delivers stats to help you make a pick for Green Bay at Tampa Bay.
  • Video - Who Will Be Rookie Of The Year? 05:17

    Who Will Be Rookie Of The Year?

    Dec 18
    With Jabari Parker out for the season, David Thorpe says it is Andrew Wiggins' award to lose.
  • Video - Mistake For Green Bay? 04:28

    Mistake For Green Bay?

    Dec 18
    Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless debate if it was a bad move for coach Mike McCarthy to name the Packers' playoff captains before the postseason.
  • Video - Cousins Returns In Kings' Loss 01:12

    Cousins Returns In Kings' Loss

    Dec 18
    After missing the past nine games, DeMarcus Cousins scored 27 points but couldn't capitalize at the buzzer and the Kings fell to the Bucks 108-107.

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