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Packers-Bears II: Futures in the balance

Packers-Bears II: Futures in the balance

ESPN.com Updated Dec 11, 2012
You know how we are around here. We don't like to live in the moment. We want to look ahead, to anticipate what's next, to project and speculate and prognosticate. When at all possible, we look for deep meaning and revealing symbolism in everyday events…
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  • Rockies ink Kensing, McClendon to Minors deals

    Rockies ink Kensing, McClendon to Minors deals

    MLB.com Dec 11, 2012
    The Rockies have signed former Marlins and Nationals right-hander Logan Kensing and former Brewers righty Mike McClendon to Minor League contracts with invitations to Major League Spring Training, according to information received by MLB.com.
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  • Wednesday Set Aside as “Aaron Rodgers Day” in Green Bay

    Wednesday Set Aside as “Aaron Rodgers Day” in Green Bay

    packersgab.com Dec 11, 2012
    Green Bay Packers Fans should make sure to get their loved ones cards tomorrow — after all, it’s “Aaron Rodgers Day”. Yes, 12-12-12 has been set aside by the state Legislature as Aaron Rodgers Day in honor of the Super Bowl winner and last year’
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  • Packers-Bears II: Special-teams hit

    Packers-Bears II: Special-teams hit

    ESPN.com Dec 11, 2012
    A bit later Tuesday, we'll take a look at the big-picture implications of Sunday's matchup at Soldier Field. In the meantime, however, let's note that the Chicago Bears won't have three of their top special-teams players when they host the Green Bay Pac…
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  • Texans, Ravens, 49ers, Packers can clinch divisions this week

    Texans, Ravens, 49ers, Packers can clinch divisions this week

    profootballtalk.com Dec 11, 2012
    Two of the NFL’s eight division titles have already been clinched. By Sunday night, that number could grow to six. The Texans, Ravens and Packers all clinch their divisions if they win on Sunday, while the 49ers will clinch the NFC West if they win and
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  • NFC playoff standings*: Week 14

    NFC playoff standings*: Week 14

    ESPN.com Dec 11, 2012
    Some of you are interested. Some of you hate me for it. But as long as I'm the NFC North blogmaster, we're going to post weekly updates of the NFC playoff standings*. The Green Bay Packers' loss to the Seattle Seahawks in Week 3 ended in unique and sing…
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  • NFC North chat alert

    NFC North chat alert

    ESPN.com Dec 11, 2012
    Just five days separate us from perhaps the biggest game of the NFC North season. The Green Bay Packers could win the division with a victory Sunday over the Chicago Bears, and by all means, it's time to start chatting about it. I'll be over at SportsNa…
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  • BBAO: On Charles Woodson, Clay Matthews

    BBAO: On Charles Woodson, Clay Matthews

    ESPN.com Dec 11, 2012
    We're Black and Blue All Over: It's been six games for Charles Woodson and four for Clay Matthews. The Green Bay Packers are heading into a game with direct playoff implications. So will it be all hands on deck Sunday at Soldier Field? Packers coach Mik…
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Sports Columnists

  • Alabama's Nick Saban to Cleveland Browns doesn't add up

    Dec 11
    Having experienced the unique pressures of the NFL, why would Nick Saban vacate his Alabama throne for Cleveland?
  • NBA oddsmakers - Mavs, Celtics, Spurs, Jazz

    Dec 11
    Our panel predicts 2012-13 outcomes based on each team's current Hollinger Playoff Odds.
  • Peter King: Tagliabue ruling points finger at Saints organization, coaches

    Dec 11
    In vacating the 31 games' worth of player suspensions and fines handed to four players over the Saints' bounty sanctions, former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue today, in effect, slammed the Saints' coaching staff and organization for the existence of a…
  • Peter King: Texans, Falcons ugly losses give Super Bowl race wide-open fee…

    Dec 11
    Not too excited about the top seeds in the NFC and AFC, are you, in the wake of bad losses by the Falcons and Texans in Week 14? There's a reason. Atlanta and Houston are clearly vulnerable entering the last three weeks of the regular season.