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Packers thrash Ponder-less Vikings to advance in big Lambeau Fi…

Packers thrash Ponder-less Vikings to advance in big Lambeau Field victory

The Green Bay Packers have been beset by injuries on both sides of the ball all season, and as a result, they've been the NFL s forgotten team when it came to ranking the best and brightest in the Super Bowl hunt. After Saturday night's 24-10 wild-card …
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  • The Joe Webb Experiment Did Not Work: Vikings-Packers, In Two G…

    The Joe Webb Experiment Did Not Work: Vikings-Packers, In Two GIFs

    deadspin.com ESPN.com Jan 5, 2013
    Green Bay 24, Minnesota 10: You know how the most important part of the Hippocratic Oath is primum non nocere, or "do no harm"? Probably you do, because they kept showing that promo for that show about the schizophrenic doctor called Do No Har…
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  • Hibbert too much as Pacers knock off Bucks

    Hibbert too much as Pacers knock off Bucks

    ESPN.com Jan 5, 2013
    Roy Hibbert had 20 points, 15 rebounds and five blocked shots to lead the Indiana Pacers to a 95-80 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night.
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  • Paul George Puts Larry Sanders on a Poster With A One-Handed Sl…

    Paul George Puts Larry Sanders on a Poster With A One-Handed Slam

    dimemag.com Jan 5, 2013
    Indiana Pacers’ Paul George drives through the open lane to the basket and posterizes Larry Sanders with a ferocious one-handed slam in tonight’s matchup against the Milwaukee Bucks.
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  • Joe Webb starts on the ground, gets points

    Joe Webb starts on the ground, gets points

    Joe Webb’s playoff debut went as you might expect, and as many Vikings drives this year went without him. They ran the ball, and kicked a field goal, and lead the Packers 3-0. Their first eight plays with their backup quarterback were runs, two of them
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  • Ponder inactive, Webb starts tonight for Vikings

    Ponder inactive, Webb starts tonight for Vikings

    That elbow bursitis that limited him in warm-ups was apparently more than Christian Ponder could play through. As a result, he’s inactive for tonight’s Wild Card game against the Packers, and Joe Webb will start at quarterback for the Vikings. That le
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  • DuJuan Harris will start, Driver inactive

    DuJuan Harris will start, Driver inactive

    ESPN.com Jan 5, 2013
    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- We already know the most surprising deactivation for Saturday night's wild-card playoff game against the Green Bay Packers. The rest can be found through this handy link. A few highlights and lineup changes: The Packers deactivated ru…
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  • Your NFL Wildcard Open Thread

    Your NFL Wildcard Open Thread

    deadspin.com Jan 5, 2013
    Cincinnati at Houston (NBC), 4:30 p.m.: The Texans may have the superior record but they backed into the playoffs, losing three of their last four, while the Bengals haven't lost a game by more than one point since Week 9. Plus, it'd be more fun if they…
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  • Panthers announce Rivera will return next season

    Panthers announce Rivera will return next season

    CNNSI.com Jan 5, 2013
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- The Panthers announced Saturday coach Ron Rivera will be back next season.
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  • Packers’ receiving corps at full strength, feeling “very danger…

    Packers’ receiving corps at full strength, feeling “very dangerous”

    profootballtalk.com Jan 5, 2013
    We noted this week that the Packers’ receiving corps is as healthy this week as it’s been since the very start of the season. That has them feeling pretty good about themselves. “It makes us very dangerous,” Greg Jennings told the Associated Press
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  • Aaron Rodgers brushes it off after Greg Jennings’ sister rips h…

    Aaron Rodgers brushes it off after Greg Jennings’ sister rips him

    profootballtalk.com Jan 5, 2013
    Aaron Rodgers says Greg Jennings‘ sister will not create a rift between the Packers’ starting quarterback and veteran receiver. During Sunday’s loss to the Vikings, Jennings’ sister, Valyncia Jennings, ripped Rodgers in a series of Twitter message
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  • Getting inside the Bears' 10 wins

    Getting inside the Bears' 10 wins

    ESPN.com Jan 5, 2013
    We spent much of this week discussing Saturday night's wild-card playoff game between the Minnesota Vikings and Green Bay Packers -- for good reason. It will mark the second postseason matchup in the 51-year history of the rivalry. In the still morn of …
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  • Rockets, Harden stay hot with win over Bucks

    Rockets, Harden stay hot with win over Bucks

    ESPN.com Jan 5, 2013
    James Harden scored 29 points to lead the Houston Rockets to a 115-101 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Friday night.
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  • Video - Vikings Struggle Mightily Without Ponder 01:33

    Vikings Struggle Mightily Without Ponder

    Jan 5
    Trent Dilfer discusses Christian Ponder's absence due to an elbow injury and how the lack of chemistry with Joe Webb affected the Vikings' offense.
  • Video - Wildcard: Aaron Rodgers highlights 01:18

    Wildcard: Aaron Rodgers highlights

    Jan 5
    Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers threw for 274 yards and a touchdown to help the Packers defeat the Minnesota Vikings 24-10 and advance to the next round of the playoffs.
  • Video - Green Bay Packers FB Kuhn 9-yard TD catch 00:24

    Green Bay Packers FB Kuhn 9-yard TD catch

    Jan 5
    Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers finds fullback John Kuhn for a 9-yard TD catch.
  • Video - Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson's impressive grab 00:25

    Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson's impressive grab

    Jan 5
    Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson hauls in a 20-yard pass with his toes barely in bounds.

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  • NBA - It's too late for Los Angeles Lakers to take solace in their fourth-…

    Jan 5
    It's too late for Lakers take solace in their fourth-quarter surge against Clippers.