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A look back at the games from Week 16 Aside from Monday Night Football, Week 16 is in the books. Let's see how the games went down, from the winners' and losers' perspective. Jaguars 21, Titans 13 Jaguars vs. Titans final score: 3 things we learned in...
From: Revenge of the Birds | By: Jess Root | Monday, December 22, 2014
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CHICAGO -- The Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers will play Sunday for the NFC North title and a likely bye in the NFC playoffs. The teams just won't be doing it on "Sunday Night Football." Kickoff time for the Lions-Packers game was moved to 4:25 p.m....
From: ESPN | By: Michael Rothstein | Monday, December 22, 2014
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The Bears lost to the Lions despite a shakeup at quarterback that left Cutler, who is earning $22.5 million this season, watching from the sidelines....
From: New York Times | By: BEN STRAUSS | Monday, December 22, 2014
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CHICAGO -- The Detroit Lions talked a good game after playing a fairly bad one Sunday afternoon. They said all the right things about knowing they need to improve despite winning another game on the road and being in the playoffs for the first time since...
From: ESPN | By: Michael Rothstein | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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Lions center Dominic Raiola said his stepping on the leg of Chicago Bears defensive lineman Ego Ferguson was "not intentional" and that he did not see Ferguson on the ground.
From: ESPN | By: Mike Rothstein | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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CHICAGO -- Observed and heard in the locker room after the Chicago Bears' 20-14 loss to the Detroit Lions: Martellus Bennett mentioned he didn't "think the passion is always there" for some players after his club's loss on Dec. 15 to the New Orleans...
From: ESPN | By: Michael C. Wright | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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The Bears' athletic training staff carted off defensive end Willie Young to the locker room early in the third quarter Sunday before later announcing he'd miss the remainder of the contest against the Detroit Lions due to a left Achilles injury.
From: ESPN Chicago | By: Michael C. Wright | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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CHICAGO -- The Detroit Lions claimed Josh Thomas earlier this week from the New York Jets, and now he'll be active in his first game for his new team Sunday against the Chicago Bears. With rookie cornerback Mohammed Seisay inactive Sunday due to injury,...
From: ESPN | By: Michael Rothstein | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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Jerry Reese gets offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo some potent new weapons. Chanukah (or Hanukkah, depending on your favorite spelling) is currently being celebrated, Christmas is neigh, and Bowl Season has started. In the spirit of the season, Invictus,...
From: Big Blue View | By: Raptor22 | Saturday, December 20, 2014
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I've teamed up with JR Ella from Canal Street Chronicles to discuss the top five reasons the Falcons will lose and the Saints will win. Look for our top five reasons the Falcons will win and the Saints will lose on Canal Street Chronicles. Jeanna says......
From: The Falcoholic | By: Jeanna Thomas | Saturday, December 20, 2014
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DraftPhantom reviews the offensive coordinator candidates for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. A look back at Lovie Smith's Previous Choices Lovie Smith is many things: an All-American linebacker and Safety from tiny Tulsa. A co-creator with Monte Kiffin and...
From: Buc 'em | By: DraftPhantom | Saturday, December 20, 2014
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It’s always NFL Draft season to me. 365 days a year, I enjoy a good NFL mock draft. For the rest of the world though, NFL Draft season begins once their team is eliminated from playoff contention. Therefore, Raiders and Jaguars fans see draft season...
From: The Sports Bank | By: paulmbanks | Friday, December 19, 2014
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Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears fell 20-14 to the Detroit Lions on Sunday for their fourth consecutive loss....
From: Chicago Tribune | By: Brad Biggs | Monday, December 22, 2014
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Don't be fooled, Chicago. Don't overstate the value of quarterback Jimmy Clausen making the Bears more lively Sunday in a 20-14 loss to a Lions
From: St. Paul Pioneer Press | By: By David HaughChicago Tribune | Monday, December 22, 2014
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Dominic Raiola hasn’t earned the benefit of the doubt, but the Detroit Lions center needs it...
From: NESN | By: Mike Cole | Monday, December 22, 2014
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Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Monday, December 22, 2014. Houston Texans News J.J. Watt turns up the volume as Texans defense dominates Ravens - Baltimore SunWith eight tackles and four hits of...
From: Battle Red Blog | By: Ryan Dunsmore | Monday, December 22, 2014
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And it appears all roads will lead through New England in 2014, barring some miracle anyway. The football fan in me believes that the harder the road the greater the glory. Here's to the glory! The playoff picture in the AFC is stacking up to be quite...
From: Mile High Report | By: Tim Lynch | Monday, December 22, 2014
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I admire the upset pulled off by Washington this weekend. I respect the way the Bears and Jets played in hard-fought losses. And I’m amazed by what the Texans did to the Ravens. But the most surprising result might have been that the Raiders — considered...
From: Pro Football Talk | By: Michael David Smith | Monday, December 22, 2014
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With just one week remaining in the 2014 NFL season, the Minnesota Vikings currently sit in the same spot in the NFL Draft Derby that they occupied last season. If the season were to end today, the Vikings would have the #8 overall pick in the selection...
From: Daily Norseman | By: Christopher Gates | Monday, December 22, 2014
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There is nothing more savory than winning a championship. Doing it with a near-perfect finish can make it even sweeter, though. There are still fantasy points on the board Monday night between the Denver Broncos and Cincinnati Bengals players, but Bleacher...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Eric Mack | Monday, December 22, 2014
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Bears DE Willie Young tore his left Achilles' tendon during Sunday's Week 16 loss to the Lions.
From: Rotoworld | Monday, December 22, 2014
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CHICAGO -- The Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers will play Sunday for the NFC North title and a likely bye in the NFC playoffs. The teams just won't be doing it on "Sunday Night Football." Kickoff time for the Lions-Packers game was moved to 4:25 p.m....
From: ESPN Chicago | By: Michael Rothstein | Monday, December 22, 2014
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The Packers will play in the late afternoon instead of kicking off early for their final game of the 2014 season. By now, you know that the Green Bay Packers will play a winner-take-all game for the NFC North crown in week 17 for the second straight...
From: Acme Packing Company | By: Evan "Tex" Western | Monday, December 22, 2014
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Well, that was about as fun as walking into an ambush. There are ways to lose football games, and then there are ways to lose football games. It seems that only the Vikings could lose a football game in that manner, though, doesn't it? I mean, a blocked...
From: Daily Norseman | By: Ted Glover | Monday, December 22, 2014
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Lions center Dominic Raiola said his stepping on the leg of Chicago Bears defensive lineman Ego Ferguson was "not intentional" and that he did not see Ferguson on the ground.
From: ESPN Chicago | By: Michael Rothstein | Monday, December 22, 2014
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From: ESPN Chicago | By: External | Monday, December 22, 2014
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CHICAGO -- They haven't been in these types of games before in the final week of the season. Typically for the Detroit Lions, this has been the guaranteed last week of the season. Nothing left to play for except for pride, and in some cases, future contracts....
From: ESPN Chicago | By: Michael Rothstein | Monday, December 22, 2014
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CHICAGO -- Here are five things we learned in the Chicago Bears' 20-14 loss to the Detroit Lions: 1. Marc Trestman needs to be fired, immediately: Trestman needs to be stripped of his control over the 46-man active game-day roster for the decision to...
From: ESPN Chicago | By: Jeff Dickerson | Monday, December 22, 2014
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As expected, Jay Cutler and the Chicago Bears dominated the subject matter on the Sunday morning NFL talking head shows, and Troy Aikman had one of the best takes. Despite the albatross of all albatrosses that is the Cutler contract, Aikman thinks #6...
From: The Sports Bank | By: paulmbanks | Monday, December 22, 2014
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CHICAGO (AP) — After benching Jay Cutler, the Chicago Bears nearly hung an embarrassing loss on the playoff-bound Detroit Lions.
From: U.S. News and World Report | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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CHICAGO (AP) — Benching Jay Cutler nearly helped the Chicago Bears ruin the Lions' chances at their first division title in more than two decades.
From: St. Louis Post-Dispatch | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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CHICAGO -- The body-language police likely focused a critical eye on Jay Cutler during Chicago’s 20-14 loss Sunday to the Detroit Lions, but behind the scenes, the benched quarterback spent extra time at Halas Hall preparing Jimmy Clausen for his first...
From: ESPN Chicago | By: Michael C. Wright | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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CHICAGO -- The Detroit Lions talked a good game after playing a fairly bad one Sunday afternoon. They said all the right things about knowing they need to improve despite winning another game on the road and being in the playoffs for the first time since...
From: ESPN Chicago | By: Michael Rothstein | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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CHICAGO -- No brilliant aerial display or 100-plus passer rating for Jimmy Clausen. Not even a victory for that matter. Yet when Chicago walked off the field 20-14 losers to the Detroit Lions on Sunday at Soldier Field, the feeling permeating the locker...
From: ESPN Chicago | By: Michael C. Wright | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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TAMPA, Fla. -- Observed and heard in the locker room after the Green Bay Packers' 20-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday at Raymond James Stadium: Looking forward to the Lions: It didn't take long for the Packers to start talking about...
From: ESPN Chicago | By: Rob Demovsky | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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The initial news isn’t good for Bears defensive end Willie Young.  Per a league source, the preliminary evaluation indicates that Young suffered a torn Achilles tendon during Sunday’s loss to the Lions. An MRI will be performed in the morning. Young,...
From: Pro Football Talk | By: Mike Florio | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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During Sunday’s win over the Bears at Soldier Field, Lions center Dominic Raiola stomped on the ankle of Bears defensive lineman Ego Ferguson.  After the game, Raiola claimed it was an accident. “I know what my intentions were,” Raiola said, via...
From: Pro Football Talk | By: Mike Florio | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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Whether it's Jay Cutler or Jimmy Clausen starting at quarterback, the Chicago Bears simply can't figure out a way to win.
From: San Diego Union-Tribune | By: ANDREW SELIGMAN AP Sports Writer | Monday, December 22, 2014
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RICK MORRISSEY: Quarterback was fun to watch in a season devoid of fun. It’s OK to say that without giving up your everybody-must-go membership card.
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: Rick Morrissey | Monday, December 22, 2014
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The Green Bay Packers (11-4) and Detroit Lions (11-4) both took care of business in Week 16, setting up a season finale between the two clubs that will determine the NFC North champion and recipient of a first-round bye in the conference playoffs. ...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Zach Kruse | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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Lions win sets up NFC North division title tilt with Green Bay next week
From: OregonLive | By: The Associated Press | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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CHICAGO — Benching Jay Cutler nearly helped the Chicago Bears ruin the Lions' chances at their first division title in more than two decades.Thanks to a late touchdown run by Joique Bell, the Lions managed to get past Jimmy Clausen and the chaotic...
From: Boston Herald | By: By Associated Press | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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CHICAGO – Observed and heard in the locker room after the Detroit Lions’ 20-14 win over the Chicago Bears. When the Chicago Bears switched quarterbacks during the week from Jay Cutler to Jimmy Clausen, it sent cornerback Rashean Mathis back to watching...
From: ESPN Chicago | By: Michael Rothstein | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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Dominic Raiola could be facing some stiff discipline from the NFL after the Detroit Lions lineman was caught trying to injure yet another opponent. In the third quarter of the Lions win over the Chicago Bears, Raiola was seen stomping on rookie defensive...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Nathan Francis | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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CHICAGO -- Observed and heard in the locker room after the Chicago Bears' 20-14 loss to the Detroit Lions: Martellus Bennett mentioned he didn't "think the passion is always there" for some players after his club's loss on Dec. 15 to the New Orleans...
From: ESPN Chicago | By: Michael C. Wright | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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Theo Riddick had zero carries and caught two passes for 10 yards in Sunday's Week 16 win at Chicago.
From: Rotoworld | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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Reports surfaced a couple weeks ago that Marc Trestman will likely be fired after the season, and on Sunday, Jay Glazer indicates the Chicago Bears may be front-runners for Jim Harbaugh. The 2014 season has been wild and wacky for a handful of NFL teams,...
From: Windy City Gridiron | By: Dane Noble | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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With top seeds still very much undetermined, many division titles up for grabs and jumbled wild-card races in both conferences, Week 16's NFL action could hardly have been more packed with subplots and juicy storylines.   Saturday set the tone with...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Matt Fitzgerald | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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Chicago Bears quarterback Jimmy Clausen doesn't back down from anyone when he's the target of a hit he doesn't like.During the fourth quarter of Sunday's game, Clausen took a huge helmet-to-helmet hit from Detroit Lions defensive end Ezekiel "Ziggy"...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Kyle Newport | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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Fans of the Minnesota Vikings are used to roller coaster rides, and on Sunday at Sun Life Stadium, their favorite team gave them a bunch of ups-and-downs, all in the span of one sixty minute contest. They even invented a new way to lose, as a safety...
From: Daily Norseman | By: Christopher Gates | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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