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1 hr ago | The Washington Post

Attention to defense when Packers open camp

When Aaron Rodgers, Clay Matthews and the rest of the Packers are healthy, they might be able to beat anybody in the NFL.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Green Bay Packers, NFC, Nick Perry, Clay Matthews, Jordy Nelson, NFL Players, Micah Hyde

1 hr ago | The Daily Norseman

Minnesota Vikings Loaded With Young Talent

It's a pretty special occasion when ESPN, an entity that stops just short of outright disdain for anything relating to Minnesota sports, has anything positive to say about our favorite state's sports teams.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, NFC, Greg Jennings, NFL Players, Cullen Loeffler, Joe Berger, Tom Johnson

1 hr ago | Detroit Lions

NFC North: Training camp primer

What are some of the big question marks facing the Lions, Packers, Bears and Vikings with training camp just days away? The Lions, Packers, Bears and Vikings are just days away from hitting the field for the start of training camp.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFC, NFL Football, Green Bay Packers, Chicago Bears, Datone Jones, B.J Raji, Johnny Jolly, NFL Players

4 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Dave Birkett sizes up Lions' NFC North rivals before camp

The Detroit Lions don't open training camp for another five days, but all three of their NFC North rivals get back to work this week.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFC, NFL Football, Detroit Lions, Chicago Bears, Jay Cutler, Willie Young, Charles Tillman, NFL Players

5 hrs ago | NFLSpinZone

NFL All-Division Tournament: NFC North vs. NFC South

Dec 22, 2013; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson warms up before the game against the New York Giants at Ford Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFC, Detroit Lions, Calvin Johnson, NFL Players, NFC East

7 hrs ago | Windy City Gridiron

The Bears Den: July 23, 2014 - Chicago Bears offseason news and notes

For Bears in 2014, it's playoffs - or bust - Rich Campbell and Dan Wiederer: Reasons for optimism and concern abound entering training camp.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Bears, NFL Football, NFC, Brian Urlacher, NFL Players, Israel Idonije, Khaseem Greene, Shea McClellin

Tue Jul 22, 2014

MSNBC

Norv Turner: Our three QBs are as good a group as I could ask for

If you were an NFL offensive coordinator and your quarterback depth chart consisted of Matt Cassel , Christian Ponder and Teddy Bridgewater , would you be optimistic? You would be if you were Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner, who says those three players give his team a strong group of passers.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, Matt Cassel, NFL Players, Christian Ponder, Teddy Bridgewater, NFC, Adrian Peterson (Minnesota Vikings)

NFLSpinZone

Jay Cutler gets vote of confidence from Brett Favre

Jun 17, 2014; Lake Forest, IL, USA; Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler during Chicago Bears minicamp at Halas Hall.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Bears, NFL Football, Jay Cutler, NFL Players, NFC, Marquess Wilson, Alshon Jeffery

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Tight end competition wide open for Packers

One of the biggest training camp competitions will be at tight end with Andrew Quarless, Richard Rodgers, Brandon Bostick, Ryan Taylor, Jake Stoneburner and Colt Lyerla.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Green Bay Packers, NFC, Ryan Taylor, Brandon Bostick, Jake Stoneburner, NFL Players, Andrew Quarless

Rant Sports

The Top 15 Detroit Lions Players Heading Into The 2014 Season

The 2013 Detroit Lions had the highest of highs and the lowest of lows. After a 6-3 start, the team finished 1-6 and third place in the NFC North.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, NFC, Calvin Johnson, Reggie Bush, NFL Players, Golden Tate, Matthew Stafford

ESPN

A new way for McCarthy to 'attack' Bears

Mike McCarthy and his family got the rare opportunity to pay tribute to a family member who flew a World War II B-17 bomber and in the process, the Green Bay Packers coach couldn't resist taking a "shot" at the archrival Chicago Bears .

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Related Topix: Sports, NFC, NFL Football, Green Bay Packers, Chicago Bears

USA Today

Five reasons to believe in the Chicago Bears

Not every team should be believed in. The Jets are still figuring themselves out.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Bears, NFL Football, NFC, Matt Forte, NFL Players, Jay Cutler, Martellus Bennett, Alshon Jeffery

NFL

Trestman: Bears face 'high expectations' in Chicago

The Bears have been bandied about as the 2014 Team of the Around The League Podcast because the defense made moves in the offseason to catch up with the star-studded offense.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFC, NFL Football, Chicago Bears, Matt Forte, Jared Allen, NFL Players, Lamarr Houston

Mon Jul 21, 2014

BleacherReport

Detroit Lions Training Camp: 5 Early Storylines to Watch

The Detroit Lions will be the last team to kick off training camp, as they do not have their first practice until next Monday, July 28. In less than one week, we will have real football happenings to talk about instead of this painfully long lead-up! Until that glorious time, however, there are still some useful things to talk about.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, NFC, Nick Fairley, NFL Players, Corey Hilliard, Jonte Green, Bill Bentley

Chicago Tribune

Will Conte be ready for camp? He won't say

Bears safety Chris Conte's availability for the first training camp practice Friday remains in doubt because of the right shoulder surgery he had in late March.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Bears, NFL Football, NFC, Ryan Mundy, Chris Conte, M.D Jennings, NFL Players, Brock Vereen

Sporting News

Brett Favre 'not worried' about Lam-boos from Packers fans

The Packers are holding off from retiring Brett Favre's No. 4 jersey at Lambeau Field in 2014 because of concerns about him getting booed by 80,000-plus fans .

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Related Topix: Sports, NFC, NFL Football, Green Bay Packers, Minnesota Vikings, NFL Players, Brett Favre

CBS Local

Silverman: Breaking Down The 7 NFL Coaches Leading New Teams

For many of us, that's a very good thing. But for the 32 men who lead NFL franchises through the preseason, 16-game regular season and the NFL playoffs, it is a delicate balancing act that requires expertise in psychology, strategy, personnel management and talent analysis.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Bears, NFL Football, NFC, Baylor University NCAA, NCAA Sports, Baylor Bears NCAA Football, NCAA Football, Adrian Peterson (Chicago Bears), Robert Griffin III, NFL Players, Adrian Peterson (Minnesota Vikings)

Detroit Free Press

Lions reveal ticket 'fan plans,' including Thanksgiving, bowl game

I thought it'd be nice to have a dog that would grow up with our children, that would be a best... Lions fans wait for the start of the Monday Night Football game against the Baltimore Ravens on Dec. 16, 2013 at Ford Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFC, NFL Football, Detroit Lions

Windy City Gridiron

The Bears Den: July 21, 2014 - Chicago Bears offseason news and notes

One-on-one with Marc Trestman - Dan Wiederer with a comprehensive one-on-one interview with Marc Trestman, from his relationship with Jay Cutler to the culture of the locker room and beyond, his thoughts on the season just gone and the season to come, and much more.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFC, NFL Football, Chicago Bears, Jay Cutler, NFL Players, Tim Jennings, Lance Briggs, Alshon Jeffery

NFLSpinZone

NFL All-Division Tournament: NFC North vs. NFC West

Sep 8, 2013; San Francisco, CA, USA; Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers reacts after running back Eddie Lacy scored a touchdown against the San Francisco 49ers in the fourth quarter at Candlestick Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFC, NFL Football, NFC West, Green Bay Packers, Aaron Rodgers, Eddie Lacy, NFL Players

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