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Ponder limited in practice, should be fine for game

Ponder limited in practice, should be fine for game

profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Updated Jan 2, 2013
The Vikings released their first injury report for the week on Wednesday and starting quarterback Christian Ponder popped up as limited with an elbow injury. Ponder bruised his right elbow when he was hit by Packers safety Morgan Burnett during last Sun…
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  • Season Over for Rookie DL Jerel Worthy

    Season Over for Rookie DL Jerel Worthy

    packersgab.com Jan 2, 2013
    Packers rookie defensive lineman Jerel Worthy is out for the season after suffering a knee injury in Sunday’s regular-season finale. “Worthy had a season-ending injury,” coach Mike McCarthy said Wednesday. “You can ask him (about specifics) if he
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  • PFT on NBC Sports Network catches up with James Jones

    PFT on NBC Sports Network catches up with James Jones

    profootballtalk.com Jan 2, 2013
    Packers wide receiver James Jones had a very productive 2012 season, scoring 14 touchdowns for the NFC North champs. Jones will stop by Pro Football Talk on NBC Sports Network on Wednesday afternoon to talk about his regular season as well as a look-ahe…
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  • Lee Jenkins: More polished Sanders hopes to be The Next Big Thi…

    Lee Jenkins: More polished Sanders hopes to be The Next Big Thing

    CNNSI.com Jan 2, 2013
    In the winter of 2009, NBA scouts flocked to Virginia Commonwealth University, lured by a fearless point guard named Eric Maynor, who would soon become a first-round draft pick. While watching Maynor in Richmond, the scouts noticed a springy center on t…
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  • The Next Big Thing?: Coming out of Virginia Commonwealth, Larry…

    The Next Big Thing?: Coming out of Virginia Commonwealth, Larry Sander…

    CNNSI.com Jan 2, 2013
    Coming out of Virginia Commonwealth, Larry Sanders was the epitome of a project. But he has evolved over three years in Milwaukee and still has big ambitions, says Lee Jenkins.
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  • Vikings-Packers III: Injury report

    Vikings-Packers III: Injury report

    ESPN.com Jan 2, 2013
    There are only a handful of true injury questions as we approach Saturday night's wild-card playoff at Lambeau Field. Let's take a quick look at the first official injury report of the week: Green Bay Packers: Receiver Jordy Nelson (knee) participated i…
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  • Finley, Nelson return to practice for Packers

    Finley, Nelson return to practice for Packers

    profootballtalk.com Jan 2, 2013
    The Packers got two of quarterback Aaron Rodgers‘ targets back at practice on Wednesday as wide receiver Jordy Nelson and tight end Jermichael Finley each returned to the field after skipping Tuesday’s session. Both players are listed as limited parti
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  • Packers to permit Tom Clements interview

    Packers to permit Tom Clements interview

    We can now update our earlier post on the Chicago Bears' request to interview Green Bay Packers offensive coordinator Tom Clements for their head coaching position. Clements confirmed to a pair of reporters in Green By that the Packers have granted him …
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  • Vikings straddle fence on practice conditions

    Vikings straddle fence on practice conditions

    profootballtalk.com Jan 2, 2013
    The Vikings will be playing outdoors on Saturday night when they face the Packers at Lambeau Field. Since it is January, it’s a fair bet that there will be a significant chill to the air. Minnesota’s got plenty of its own chill this time of year, but
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  • BBAO: Jordy Nelson's status in question

    BBAO: Jordy Nelson's status in question

    ESPN.com Jan 2, 2013
    We're Black and Blue All Over: Although the Minnesota Vikings' and Green Bay Packers' weekly routines have moved up one day because of a Saturday night kickoff, their formal injury reports remain on the usual NFL schedule. As a result, Packers coach Mik…
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  • Video - NFL32OT: Will Cowboys Make Big Changes? 02:35

    NFL32OT: Will Cowboys Make Big Changes?

    Jan 2
    Episode 241: Suzy Kolber and Chris Mortensen discuss the adjustments the Cowboys could make in the offseason. Steve Young breaks down what went wrong with Jets and Tim Tebow. The NFL32 crew discuss the Vikings-Packers matchup.
  • Video - Green Bay Packers' Greg Jennings: 'We have to bring our A game' 06:06

    Green Bay Packers' Greg Jennings: 'We have to bring our A game'

    Jan 2
    Green Bay Packers wide receiver Greg Jennings joins "Around the League" to discuss Ray Lewis' decision to retire after the season and the upcoming wild-card rematch with the Minnesota Vikings.
  • Video - Blogger Blitz: Antoine Winfield 01:23

    Blogger Blitz: Antoine Winfield

    Jan 2
    NFC North blogger Kevin Seifert thinks the key to this weekend's game between the Vikings and Packers is the health of cornerback Antoine Winfield
  • Video - Countdown Daily AccuScore: MIN-GB 01:15

    Countdown Daily AccuScore: MIN-GB

    Jan 2
    Prim Siripipat goes inside the numbers for the Vikings-Packers

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  • Ray Lewis retires -- Ravens linebacker among five best defensive players e…

    Jan 2
    Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis won't be easily replaced by Baltimore or the NFL at large.