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Packers Look To Change Recent Playoff Trend

The Green Bay Packers have made the playoffs in each of the last three seasons since winning the Super Bowl. However, they have failed to get past the divisional round and have just one win in that time frame. The Packers want to change that fortunate this weekend. The last time the Packers and Dallas Cowboys played a playoff game at Lambeau Field was the famed Ice Bowl.

01/07/2015

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Blocked Kicks Are Reason For Concern For The Packers In the Playoffs

The Green Bay Packers do not have many holes in their game as they enter the playoffs as the No. 2 seed in the NFC. However, one is their blocking in the kicking game. They allowed more combined blocked field goals, extra point attempts and punts than they had in the previous five seasons combined.

12/31/2014

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What The Ben Tate Signing Can Do For The Steelers

On Tuesday, veteran running back Ben Tate was signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers as a proactive insurance policy should team MVP Le’Veon Bell not be ready against Ravens.

12/31/2014

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Minnesota Vikings Head Into The Offseason Optimistic, But Unsatisfied

The Minnesota Vikings have more confidence and optimism heading into this offseason than they did a year ago. They have two of the most important pieces in place in head coach Mike Zimmer and Teddy Bridgewater. Also, they improved in several areas from the past season. The Vikings have 12 free agents this offseason, but just one opening day starter.

12/30/2014

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Arbiter Denies Adrian Peterson’s Appeal

An arbiter appointed by the NFL to hear Adrian Peterson’s appeal has ruled that the Minnesota Vikings running back will remain suspended until at least next spring.

12/12/2014

A fan lets his feelings be known before a game between the Buffalo Bills and Minnesota Vikings at Ralph Wilson Stadium on October 19, 2014 in Orchard Park, New York. (Photo by Brett Carlsen/Getty Images)

Jared Max: Hating On ‘Hate’ — Even In Sports

The word has been on my mind since Monday, when I read a story about which NFL teams are most hated in each state. Every once in a while we need a reality check.

12/09/2014

New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan reacts to a call during the second quarter against the Minnesota Vikings on December 7, 2014 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Vikings defeated the Jets 30-24. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Rex Ryan After Jets’ 11th Loss: ‘This Is On Me’

Rex Ryan has faced plenty of calls for his ouster during another trying season for the Jets. After his big gamble in overtime against Minnesota went bust, he’s sure to hear some more.

12/08/2014

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Team Grades: Brutal Jets Fall Short In Minnesota

Gang Green loses a 30-24 heart breaker to the Minnesota Vikings in overtime.

12/08/2014

Rex Ryan and Geno Smith look on before a loss to the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium on October 16, 2014 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Lowly Jets Take On Vikings

Brash and bold, Rex Ryan became a media darling while leading the New York Jets to back-to-back AFC title games.

12/07/2014

Defense attorney Rusty Hardin (L) and NFL running back Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings address the media after Peterson plead 'no contest' to a lesser misdemeanor charge of reckless assault on November 4, 2014 in Conroe, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

NFL Will Hear Adrian Peterson’s Appeal On December 2

The NFL announced Friday that longtime hearing officer Harold Henderson will preside over the proceedings. Goodell has the authority to decide whether to hear the appeal himself or appoint someone else.

11/21/2014

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Adrian Peterson Says ‘Fresh Start Somewhere Else’ Might Be Best

In an interview with USA Today, Peterson said he believes Vikings coaches and players are behind him but that feelings in the organization are mixed after he was charged with felony child abuse.

11/21/2014

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Jared Max: Who Is Adrian Peterson? I’ll Have To Get Back To You

The usual suspects — better known as the American audience — are started to wonder: Have we judged Peterson, Ray Rice or even Roger Goodell properly? Did we go to the trigger too quickly?

11/20/2014

Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings addresses the media after pleading 'no contest' to a lesser misdemeanor charge of reckless assault November 4, 2014 in Conroe, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Adrian Peterson Throws Flag On ‘Inconsistent’ NFL Discipline Process

Peterson’s potential return to the Vikings is at the heart of a dispute between the NFL and the players’ association, and the star running back thinks the league is being unfair.

11/17/2014

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AP: Peterson’s Hearing On Possible Reinstatement To Be Held Monday

A person with knowledge of the hearing told The Associated Press on Thursday that Adrian Peterson will meet with the NFL early next week about possible reinstatement with the Minnesota Vikings.

11/13/2014

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Peterson’s Return To NFL Might Take A Lot Longer Than He Wants

If Adrian Peterson is allowed to return to the Minnesota Vikings this season, the reunion won’t happen swiftly.

11/06/2014

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