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Report:  Bears seek permission to interview Bevell

Report: Bears seek permission to interview Bevell

profootballtalk.com Updated Jan 6, 2013
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 Ch
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  • "You Gotta Get Tanked Before You Go In": Green Bay Ef…

    "You Gotta Get Tanked Before You Go In": Green Bay Efforts To Curb Excessive Drinking Predictably Backfire

    deadspin.com Jan 6, 2013
    Like 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…
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  • Video — CBS Sports Previews the Packers At Niners Divisional Ga…

    Video — CBS Sports Previews the Packers At Niners Divisional Game

    packersgab.com Jan 6, 2013
    Aaron 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.
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  • Maldonado gives back, makes kids' day in P.R.

    Maldonado gives back, makes kids' day in P.R.

    MLB.com Jan 6, 2013
    Brewers catcher Martin Maldonado proved Sunday that you don't have to be a veteran big leaguer to do big things in the community.
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  • Mike McCarthy: Facing Webb will “definitely help” against Kaep…

    Mike McCarthy: Facing Webb will “definitely help” against Kaepernick

    The 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 do
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  • NFC North Sunday programming note

    NFC North Sunday programming note

    ESPN.com Jan 6, 2013
    GREEN 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…
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  • Minneapolis reporter gets tackled in live shot (VIDEO)

    Minneapolis reporter gets tackled in live shot (VIDEO)

    yahoo.com Jan 6, 2013
    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…
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  • Bears coaching search: Casting a wide net

    Bears coaching search: Casting a wide net

    ESPN.com Jan 6, 2013
    After 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…
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  • Quick Take: Packers at 49ers

    Quick Take: Packers at 49ers

    ESPN.com packersgab.com Jan 6, 2013
    Five 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…
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  • Whimsical Local News Segment On The Vikings Turns Violent, Hila…

    Whimsical Local News Segment On The Vikings Turns Violent, Hilarious

    deadspin.com Jan 6, 2013
    Everyone 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…
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  • Slideshow: Packers-Vikings III fan photos

    Slideshow: Packers-Vikings III fan photos

    ESPN.com Jan 6, 2013
    GREEN 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.
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  • Clay Matthews picks up easiest sack of his career, then makes g…

    Clay Matthews picks up easiest sack of his career, then makes game-changing play (VIDEO)

    yahoo.com Jan 6, 2013
    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 …
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  • Packers: 'Battle-tested' and ready for action

    Packers: 'Battle-tested' and ready for action

    ESPN.com Jan 6, 2013
    GREEN 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…
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  • Snap Decisions: Will weather impact Peyton?

    Snap Decisions: Will weather impact Peyton?

    yahoo.com Jan 6, 2013
    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 the
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  • Jared Allen’s alma mater? The Culinary Academy (VIDEO)

    Jared Allen’s alma mater? The Culinary Academy (VIDEO)

    yahoo.com Jan 6, 2013
    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…
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  • Video - Divisional preview: Green Bay Packers vs. San Francisco 49ers 01:47

    Divisional preview: Green Bay Packers vs. San Francisco 49ers

    Jan 6
    Can 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.
  • Video - Packers postgame press conference 04:18

    Packers postgame press conference

    Jan 6
    Packers react following game with Vikings
  • Video - Matthews: 'We played more disciplined tonight' 00:57

    Matthews: 'We played more disciplined tonight'

    Jan 6
    Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews spoke with Albert Breer about the turnaround his team made after last weekend's loss to the Vikings.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Ravens win one for Lewis, but they get no prize in Broncos rema…

    Jan 6
    BALTIMORE -- 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-Nuggets

    Jan 7
    The 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 better

    Jan 6
    After uninspired "mild-card" games, the divisional round matchups should be better, writes John Clayton.