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Cowboys-Bears consecutive Thursday games not unprecedented

Cowboys-Bears consecutive Thursday games not unprecedented

profootballtalk.com Updated 19 hours ago
The 2014 schedule taps the Cowboys and the Bears to play on consecutive Thursdays, against other foes on Thanksgiving and each other seven days later. As it turns out, it’s not unprecedented. In 2007, the Packers and Cowboys got together in Dallas on a …
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  • NFL wary of putting Seahawks home games in prime-time due to re…

    NFL wary of putting Seahawks home games in prime-time due to recent blowouts

    profootballtalk.com Apr 24 (yesterday)
    The Seattle Seahawks will host the Green Bay Packers on Thursday, Sept. 4 for the kickoff of the 2014 NFL season. However, it’s the only time this year the defending Super Bowl champions will be at home for a nationally televised prime-time game. The Se…
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  • N.F.L. Kickoff: Seahawks vs. Packers

    N.F.L. Kickoff: Seahawks vs. Packers

    nytimes.com Apr 23 (yesterday)
    The regular season begins with the defending champion Seattle Seahawks hosting the Green Bay Packers as one of four prime-time games during the opening weekend.
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  • Brewers Bats Wake Up at Home to Beat Padres 5-2

    Brewers Bats Wake Up at Home to Beat Padres 5-2

    nytimes.com MLB.com Apr 23 (yesterday)
    Jean Segura hit a three-run homer, and the Milwaukee Brewers broke out of an offensive slumber at home to support Kyle Lohse in a 5-2 win over the San Diego Padres on Wednesday night.
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  • Packers-Saints provide this year’s World Series alternative

    Packers-Saints provide this year’s World Series alternative

    profootballtalk.com Apr 23 (yesterday)
    Before 2010, the NFL avoided scheduling Sunday night games on the days reserved for the World Series. That year, the league decided to challenge baseball directly. In every year since then, the NFL has scheduled a Sunday night game against the World Ser…
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  • NFL releases full schedule for 2014 season

    NFL releases full schedule for 2014 season

    A 'Fail Mary' reunion between the Seahawks and Packers is the perfect way to start the 2014 NFL season.
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  • All eyes on the Packers-Seahawks opener

    All eyes on the Packers-Seahawks opener

    ESPN.com Apr 23 (yesterday)
    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The NFL's annual season opener featuring the defending Super Bowl champions is about many things -- the final coronation for the reigning champs, the celebration of a new football season and even a musical event. But let's get right d…
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  • Sunday night is still football night

    Sunday night is still football night

    profootballtalk.com yahoo.com Apr 23 (yesterday)
    Yes, the NFL plays prime-time games three nights per week. Yes, there is no football night like Sunday night. This year’s schedule on NBC starts with the Packers at the Seahawks on Thursday, September 4, in a rematch of the 2012 “Fail Mary” game. Week O…
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  • NFL releases full schedule for 2014 season

    NFL releases full schedule for 2014 season

    CNNSI.com Apr 23 (yesterday)
    The NFL has released its 2014 season schedule, with reigning champion Seattle opening its defense against the Packers.
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  • Seahawks to host Packers in season opener

    Seahawks to host Packers in season opener

    ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Apr 23 (yesterday)
    The Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks will open the 2014-15 NFL season against the Green Bay Packers on Thursday, Sept. 4.
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  • Headley homers in 12th to give Padres win

    Headley homers in 12th to give Padres win

    ESPN.com Apr 23 (yesterday)
    Chase Headley homered in the top of the 12th inning and San Diego relievers tossed six shutout innings in the Padres' 2-1 win Tuesday night over the Milwaukee Brewers.
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  • Pitching prospect Hellweg has torn elbow ligament

    Pitching prospect Hellweg has torn elbow ligament

    MLB.com Apr 22 (2 days ago)
    Right-hander Johnny Hellweg, the Brewers' No. 7 prospect according to MLB.com, was diagnosed Tuesday with a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow.
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  • Packers To Face Tough Cap Decisions In 2015

    Packers To Face Tough Cap Decisions In 2015

    packersgab.com Apr 22 (2 days ago)
    Rob Demovsky at ESPN.com has written a great article about the cap situation as it pertains to the Packers, and how in 2015 the team is going to have some very tough decisions to make. The outlook for 2015 is not quite as good. While much can – and will…
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  • Martin, Snider appealing suspensions

    Martin, Snider appealing suspensions

    MLB.com nytimes.com yahoo.com Apr 22 (2 days ago)
    The Pirates' Travis Snider and Russell Martin are appealing the suspensions handed down to them on Tuesday by Major League Baseball for their involvement in Sunday's altercation with the Brewers.
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  • Two Brewers, two Bucs suspended for fracas

    Two Brewers, two Bucs suspended for fracas

    MLB.com Apr 22 (3 days ago)
    Suspensions were handed down Tuesday to those involved in the fracas that took place between the Pirates and Brewers on Sunday following a Carlos Gomez triple that he watched travel to deep center field. For Milwaukee, catcher Martin Maldonado received …
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  • Report: Martin Maldonado suspended five games after Brewers-Pir…

    Report: Martin Maldonado suspended five games after Brewers-Pirates brawl

    yahoo.com ESPN.com Apr 22 (3 days ago)
    We're still awaiting official word from MLB on all the fallout from Sunday's brawl between the Pittsburgh Pirates and Milwaukee Brewers. But ESPN's Buster Olney is reporting one of the suspensions. Martin Maldonado, the Brewers backup catcher who was se…
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  • Vernon Davis IPO closes Friday

    Vernon Davis IPO closes Friday

    profootballtalk.com Apr 22 (3 days ago)
    As sports and stocks go, bad investments won’t necessarily scare off potential buyers. Thousands of Packers fans have purchased over the years stock in the team, despite clear disclaimers regarding the inability to sell the stock or to ever make any mon…
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  • Video - Inside The Huddle With John Clayton 03:22

    Inside The Huddle With John Clayton

    Apr 24
    John Clayton scores with four NFL segments: RB's salaries going down, players taking big pay cuts to stay on their teams, offensive linemen possibly being drafted higher than expected and the Broncos needing a Super Bowl-or-bust approach.
  • Video - Inside The Huddle: Running Back Salaries 01:01

    Inside The Huddle: Running Back Salaries

    Apr 24
    John Clayton analyzes the trend towards salaries for running back going down. Chris Johnson and Mark Ingram are featured.
  • Video - Who will win the NFC North? 03:49

    Who will win the NFC North?

    Apr 23
    With the schedule released, can we establish a favorite to win the NFC North? Check out the results as fans put in their votes.
  • Video - Green Bay Packers linebacker A.J. Hawk: We are excited to open the season in Seattle 01:47

    Green Bay Packers linebacker A.J. Hawk: We are excited to open the season in Seattle

    Apr 23
    Green Bay Packers linebacker A.J. Hawk discusses what it means for him and his team to start the 2014 NFL season at the site of the "Fail Mary" -- in Seattle against the Seahawks.

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