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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

The Detroit News

Lions training camp position previews: Defensive backs

This is the first in a series of position previews in advance of Lions training camp.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, NFC, Glover Quin, Nevin Lawson, Chris Greenwood, Chris Houston, NFL Players

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Detroit Free Press

NFC North: Pass rushers switch teams in division, add intrigue to upcoming season

I thought it'd be nice to have a dog that would grow up with our children, that would be a best... When he wasn't walloping a fan on the fairway of a Lake Tahoe golf course, A.J. Hawk spent the off-season dreaming about hitting quarterbacks - hitting them himself, of course, but also watching his Green Bay Packers teammates terrorize quarterbacks ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, NFC, NFL Football, Green Bay Packers, A.J. Hawk, NFL Players, AJ Hawk, Julius Peppers, Clay Matthews

LombardiAve

Aaron Rodgers: A chip on his shoulder?

NFL football has truly become a year-round sport. By the time the season opener rolls around we as fans have grown tired of Mock Drafts, player rankings and every what-if-scenario that could possibly be imagined.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Green Bay Packers, Aaron Rodgers, NFL Players, NFC, Randall Cobb

MSNBC

Preseason Power Rankings No. 5: Green Bay Packers

Forget about Tom Brady , Peyton Manning , or anyone else not named Aaron Rodgers .

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Green Bay Packers, NFC, Julius Peppers, NFL Players, Clay Matthews, Jermichael Finley, Josh Sitton

Rant Sports

Top 5 Things You Have to Hate About Jay Cutler

Jay Cutler has established himself as one of the game's top quarterbacks over the past eight seasons since being selected by the Denver Broncos in the first round of the 2006 NFL Draft.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Denver Broncos, Jay Cutler, Chicago Bears, NFL Players, NFC

Sat Jul 19, 2014

NFLMocks

Five Long Shot NFL Predictions for 2014

Dec 15, 2013; Arlington, TX, USA; Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo reacts after getting sacked in the fourth quarter against the Green Bay Packers at AT&T Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Dallas Cowboys, Tony Romo, NFL Players, NFC, Green Bay Packers, Julius Peppers

USA Today

Pass rushers expected to turn up pressure in NFC North

The NFC North might feature some of the league's most exciting offensive players, but the same teams' pass rushers will provide some of the most interesting fodder as training camps open this week.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFC, NFL Football, Green Bay Packers, Chicago Bears, Julius Peppers, Clay Matthews, NFL Players, A.J. Hawk

LombardiAve

Top 5 clutch plays of 2013? Yes, the Green Bay Packers are included

It's no surprise that when NFL.com put together a list of the top five clutch plays of 2013 that Green Bay Packers standouts Aaron Rodgers to Randall Cobb appeared on it.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Green Bay Packers, NFC, Randall Cobb, NFL Players, John Kuhn, Aaron Rodgers, Julius Peppers

Windy City Gridiron

The 10 Most Important Bears of 2014 - #1 Jay Cutler

For the 6th straight year, I'm bringing you whom I believe will be the ten most important Chicago Bears for the upcoming season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Bears, NFL Football, Jay Cutler, NFL Players, NFC, Denver Broncos, Peyton Manning

SidelionReport

Scanning the Savanna: Detroit Lions News and Notes

July 28, 2012; Allen Park, MI, USA; Detroit Lions tackles Riley Reiff and Rodney Austin complete drills during training camp at the Detroit Lions training facility.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, NFC, Rodney Austin, NFL Players, Travis Swanson, Riley Reiff, Dylan Gandy

Fri Jul 18, 2014

USA Today

FTW: Draft move good idea

For 99 percent of NFL fans, the draft could be held anywhere from a high school auditorium to an Orlando theme park and it wouldn't matter, as long as there was no dropoff in television coverage.

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Related Topix: Sports, AFC, AFC North, NFL Football, Johnny Manziel, NFL Players, NFC

Football Outsiders

Catch Radius: Best of the NFC

Our previous looks at catch radius focused on mostly AFC teams . Our final studies for 2013 feature 12 of the best receivers in the NFC, including every leading receiver in the NFC East, the consensus-best receiver in the league and the cache of weapons for Josh McCown .

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Related Topix: Sports, NFC, NFL Football, NFC East

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