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Darrell Bevell could be returning to the NFC North. The second-year coordinator of the Seattle Seahawks, who previously spent five years with the Vikings and six with the Packers, has landed on the Bears’ radar screen. According to Sean Jensen of the ChUpvote Share Tweet
"You Gotta Get Tanked Before You Go In": Green Bay Efforts To Curb Excessive Drinking Predictably Backfiredeadspin.com Jan 6, 2013Like many teams of late, the Packers decided to cut off the sale of booze earlier than usual to combat drunken disorderliness during Saturday's wild card game against the Vikings. Knowing full well that beer sales would be cut off at the end of halftime…Upvote Share Tweetpackersgab.com Jan 6, 2013Aaron Rodgers and the Packers head to San Francisco to take on the 49ers with a trip to the NFC Championship on the line. James Brown and the guys from The NFL Today go inside the numbers to preview this game.Upvote Share Tweet
Maldonado gives back, makes kids' day in P.R.MLB.com Jan 6, 2013Brewers catcher Martin Maldonado proved Sunday that you don't have to be a veteran big leaguer to do big things in the community.Upvote Share TweetThe Packers defense got an unexpected opponent on Saturday night when Joe Webb started at quarterback in place of the injured Christian Ponder. Webb’s running skills led the Vikings to run some read-option plays early in the game, something that they doUpvote Share Tweet
NFC North Sunday programming noteGREEN BAY, Wis. -- OK. It's time to start the trek back to NFC North blog headquarters. I feel reasonably confident I've left you with enough to chew on for the balance of the day. My game column from late Saturday night/early Sunday morning suggests th…Upvote Share Tweet
Minneapolis reporter gets tackled in live shot (VIDEO)Lee Valsvik was just doing her job. The reporter for the Minneapolis NBC affiliate was hyping up Saturday night's game between the Minnesota Vikings and Green Bay Packers, and was showing off the rooftop at Union. Easy enough, right? But then her camera…Upvote Share Tweet
Bears coaching search: Casting a wide netAfter a wild 24 hours of news, action and quarterback intrigue for the Green Bay Packers and Minnesota Vikings, let's catch up on the Chicago Bears' coaching search as it enters its second week. What stands out is how wide the Bears' net is. ESPN's Adam…Upvote Share TweetFive things to know about next Saturday's Green Bay Packers-San Francisco 49ers divisional playoff game at Candlestick Park: 1. Eventful history: San Francisco was the site of some epic Packers-49ers playoff games in recent history. The Packers won a 19…Upvote Share Tweet
Whimsical Local News Segment On The Vikings Turns Violent, Hilariousdeadspin.com Jan 6, 2013Everyone in Minnesota was in a frenzy about the Vikings rematch with the rival Packers yesterday. So, local news stations, why not send your reporters to fancy-looking restaurants to see how football-crazy the town is? As Edward R. Murrow said, "On…Upvote Share Tweet
Slideshow: Packers-Vikings III fan photosGREEN BAY, Wis. -- Good morning. What a wild night for the NFC North! Thanks for sharing your photo experiences with us on Twitter. I tossed in a few photographs on our Instagram account (kevinseifert_espn), and you can view them in the slideshow below.Upvote Share Tweet
Clay Matthews picks up easiest sack of his career, then makes game-changing play (VIDEO)In four seasons, Green Bay Packers' linebacker has 45 sacks, but the first one he picked up during the Packers 24-10 win over the Minnesota Vikings on Saturday night was the easiest. While attempting to get at Vikings quarterback Joe Webb, Matthews was …Upvote Share Tweet
Packers: 'Battle-tested' and ready for actionGREEN BAY, Wis. -- After the second or the third bounce pass Joe Webb threw Saturday night -- I can't remember which one -- it became quite clear that the Green Bay Packers would be the NFC North team whose season would continue for at least one more we…Upvote Share Tweet
Snap Decisions: Will weather impact Peyton?Rodney Harrison says that the Texans do have a chance to beat the Patriots, but they’re going to have to run the ball 35-40 times to establish the running game and open up play action plays for Matt Schaub. Rodney also likes the Packers next week in theUpvote Share Tweet
Jared Allen’s alma mater? The Culinary Academy (VIDEO)Jared Allen played football at Idaho State, but the Minnesota Vikings' defensive end claimed another school before his team's loss to the Green Bay Packers on Saturday night. Allen said his alma mater was the Culinary Academy. He cooked up one sack of P…Upvote Share Tweet
Divisional preview: Green Bay Packers vs. San Francisco 49ersJan 6Can Colin Kaepernick keep the San Francisco 49ers rolling as they host the high-powered Green Bay Packers, led by Aaron Rodgers? The "GameDay Final" crew breaks down the matchup.
Packers postgame press conferenceJan 6Packers react following game with Vikings
Matthews: 'We played more disciplined tonight'Jan 6Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews spoke with Albert Breer about the turnaround his team made after last weekend's loss to the Vikings.
Don Banks: Ravens win one for Lewis, but they get no prize in Broncos rema…Jan 6BALTIMORE -- So Ray Lewis got to take his victory lap, and the Baltimore Ravens get to live another week. I hope they all enjoyed Sunday's 24-9 playoff conquest of the Indianapolis Colts at M&T Bank Stadium, because next week in Denver could be a ve…
Daily Dime: Lakers-NuggetsJan 7The Lakers' latest loss reveals a team not headed for a quick turnaround, J.A. Adande writes.
NFL playoffs -- After mild-card round, NFC divisional round gets betterJan 6After uninspired "mild-card" games, the divisional round matchups should be better, writes John Clayton.