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3 min ago | LombardiAve

Green Bay Packers extend contract for Ted Thompson

Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy should be a happy man today not because his team is looking sharp in the early goings of training camp, not because it's his birthday and not because he won the lottery no, he should be happy because the Packers announced they have signed general manager Ted Thompson to a new contract.

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

2 hrs ago | NFLSpinZone

NFL Crystal Balls: Bears & Lions freeze in Green Bay

Both our NFL Crystal Balls see victory for Green Bay, but only one of us thinks it will come easy.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFC, NFL Football, Green Bay Packers, Chicago Bears, Jay Ratliff, Jared Allen, NFL Players, Lamarr Houston

5 hrs ago | Examiner.com

2014 NFC North odds & prediction: Lions ready to roar? Packers, Bears favored

With just a little over a month until the NFL kicks-off the 2014 season, Las Vegas sports books are bracing for another busy year as gamblers get set to risk millions of dollars weekly on the NFL.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFC, NFL Football, Detroit Lions, Chicago Bears, Golden Tate, Calvin Johnson, Green Bay Packers, NFL Players

11 hrs ago | BleacherReport

5 Players Turning Heads at Detroit Lions Training Camp

The first two days of Detroit Lions training camp haven't answered many questions, but they have presented some first impressions for the 2014 season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, NFC, Golden Tate, NFL Players, Theo Riddick, Ryan Broyles, Calvin Johnson

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Will this be the year (again)?

Then-rookie offensive lineman Bryan Bulaga had just won a home run derby against his fellow Green Bay Packers.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Green Bay Packers, NFC, John Kuhn, Eddie Lacy, Ahman Green, Jarrett Bush, NFL Players

New York Jets

Geno Smith, Dee Milliner Won't Back Down

Milliner, who told the Daily News that he believes he's the best cornerback in the league, did not shy away from his statements after today's training camp practice at SUNY Cortland, especially when asked if he added more to his plate with his statements, considering the receivers he'll face in the beginning of the season.

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Related Topix: Sports, New York Jets, NFL Football, Dee Milliner, NFL Players, Geno Smith, NFC

Windy City Gridiron

Ten Thoughts on the NFL: Chicago Bears and Beyond

In case you were under a rock, you'll recall that video came out of Ray Rice dragging his unconscious fiancee, now wife, out of an Atlantic City hotel elevator after apparently punching her to be asleep.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFC, NFL Football, Chicago Bears, Kyle Long, Adrian Peterson (Chicago Bears), NFL Players, Shea McClellin

USA Today

Five reasons to believe in the Packers

Green Bay won the NFC North to make the playoffs in 2013. Sounds good, right? Except they just squeaked by the Bears with a record of 8-7-1, and lost to the 49ers in first weekend.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Green Bay Packers, NFC, Aaron Rodgers, NFL Players, James Starks, Julius Peppers, Eddie Lacy

Detroit Lions

Barry Sanders to Lions: Face adversity and thrive

But there are intangible qualities that have to be demonstrated, and one of them is being prepared and willing to face adversity and thrive in it.

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

Mon Jul 28, 2014

JustBlogBaby

Reggie McKenzie compares Khalil Mack to Clay Matthews

Jun 17, 2014; Alameda, CA, USA; Oakland Raiders linebacker Khalil Mack at minicamp at Raiders Practice Facility.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Oakland Raiders, Khalil Mack, NFL Players, Clay Matthews, Green Bay Packers, NFC

Detroit News

Video: Lions QB Matthew Stafford's latest commercials are ... just see for yourself

That's the gist of Stafford's latest ads for satellite provider Dish. In the first ad , Stafford plays a bumbling surgeon who has to be stopped from cutting open a patient with an electric saw.

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Acme Packing Company

NFC North Updates: Early Training Camp News from Around the Division for July 28th

How much would you pay to be one of these guys who gets to hit Jay Cutler with a blunt object? - David Banks-USA TODAY Sports Jay Cutler started camp off in a Jay Cutler way, Jerrick McKinnon is really fast, and Detroit has two punters - in week's Best of the Rest.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFC, NFL Football, Green Bay Packers, Jordy Nelson, NFL Players, Randall Cobb, Datone Jones

Rant Sports

Minnesota Vikings: 5 Reasons Why Teddy Bridgewater Should Start This Season

The beginning of the Minnesota Vikings' training camp marked the official start to what is expected to be one of the most competitive and intriguing quarterback battles in the NFL this year.

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

Pride of Detroit

Detroit Lions Training Camp/Season Preview

As the Detroit Lions are starting training camp at Allen Park, all eyes will be on new head coach, Jim Caldwell.

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

Detroit Lions

O'Hara's Monday Countdown: Time for answers

This week's Monday Countdown reverses a page on Tim Twentyman's weekly 10 Questions and gives 13 answers to the key issues facing the Lions as they prepare for the season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFC, NFL Players, Matthew Stafford, Peyton Manning

Detroit Lions

O'HARA: Caldwell has the best chance to win ... now

Caldwell has a chance to win. Unlike Marty Mornhinweg, Steve Mariucci, Rod Marinelli and Jim Schwartz, Caldwell has not inherited a rebuilding project.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Packers receiving corps remains in good hands

Franchise quarterbacking has been one constant of the West Coast passing game in Green Bay.

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ESPN

Cobb: Haven't 'done enough' for new deal

Cobb, 23, is entering the final season of the rookie contract he signed in 2011 after the Packers picked him in the second round.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Green Bay Packers, NFC, Donald Driver, NFL Players, Baltimore Ravens, Matt Elam

TwinCities

Vikings' Wootton returns to field - and play - that ended Favre's career

It was Corey Wootton's first NFL sack. It came on a night when his Chicago Bears clinched the NFC North.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, NFC, NFL Players, Corey Wootton, Brett Favre, Phil Loadholt

Acme Packing Company

2014 NFC North Preview: Did the Chicago Bears Fix Their Biggest Problems?

APC looks at the Bears' offseason and tries to project Jay Cutler's play in 2014 to see if they have made enough improvements to surpass the Packers as the best team in the NFC North.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Bears, NFL Football, NFC, Jay Cutler, NFL Players, D.J. Williams, M.D Jennings, Kyle Fuller

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