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  • NFL won't overturn controversial end-zone call

    NFL won't overturn controversial end-zone call
    The ruling on the field will stand. The NFL has spoken after the disputed call that gave the Seattle Seahawks a 14-12 victory over the Green Bay Packers on Monday night. Replays indicated that Packers cornerback M.D. Jennings had possession of the pass...
  • Bears passing can put Packers on defensive

    Bears passing can put Packers on defensive
    If the Bears have any hope to pass the Packers, pass is the operative word. And there is no opportunity like right here, right now. Three hundred yards in the air should be easy for Jay Cutler and company with this group of gifted receivers. They...
  • Rodgers torches Bears' secondary

    Rodgers torches Bears' secondary
    It didn't take Aaron Rodgers long to notice Tim Jennings wasn't playing. The Packers quarterback went at Jennings' replacement at left cornerback, Kelvin Hayden, and Hayden's replacement at nickel back, D.J. Moore, repeatedly. Neither made a play in...
  • Stop Marshall, you stop the Bears offense

    Stop Marshall, you stop the Bears offense
    When you are handed a fresh defensive game plan in the NFL, the amount of information that is suddenly dropped into your lap can be overwhelming. It starts with personnel. Then it moves to down-and-distance tendencies, alignments, formations, play...
  • NFC Hierarchy/Obituary with Week 12 in the books

     
    Obituaries this week: None The Graveyard: Life Support: 10) Ever since RB DeMarco Murray went down with an injury 7 games ago, the Cowboys have not been able to run the ball. Here is what they have gotten from their......
  • Goodell's NFL Vision Fades, And The Replacement Refs Are Lost

    Goodell's NFL Vision Fades, And The Replacement Refs  Are Lost
    The situation with the scab officials has grown so bad, so profoundly ugly, that Roger Goodell has resorted to a charade as his No. 1 strategy. His league, once the best sports league anywhere, has become a laughingstock and Tuesday the NFL commissioner...
  • Commentary: NFL Replacement Officials Are Ruining the Game

    Commentary: NFL Replacement Officials Are Ruining the Game
    Embarrassing, pathetic, frustrating and ridiculous. All words fans, players, coaches and the media are using to describe the job the NFL replacement officials are doing while filling in for the "normal" officials. The latest debacle came in Monday...
  • Stunning playoff loss fuels 2012 drive

    Stunning playoff loss fuels 2012 drive
    GREEN BAY, Wis.—After a season in which 15 opponents were vanquished, some NFL teams might become self-congratulatory. Big headed, even. There has been none of that in Green Bay, however. In fact, the talk in cheese country is all about...
  • The Go Guide Weekend Preview: Idol worship with Penn Jillette, the Super Bowl

    The Go Guide Weekend Preview: Idol worship with Penn Jillette, the Super Bowl
    Penn Jillette is, famously, not a religious man, but his visit to South Florida for performances at the Hard Rock this weekend is a pilgrimage of sorts. “Without Randi, there would be no Penn & Teller,” says the magician, author and star...
  • Super Bowl party at Coconut Creek includes NFL players

    Super Bowl party at Coconut Creek includes NFL players
    Gambling, NFL players, food and drinks: Sounds like a Super Bowl party to me. Seminole Casino Coconut Creek is opening up the Pavilion Sunday and offering two ways to get in: buy a $25 ticket or earn 500 slot points. Football players expected to...
  • Woodson creates problems for Vikings

     Woodson creates problems for Vikings
    With defensive back Charles Woodson returning from injury, the Packers will have opportunities to pressure Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder on Saturday night in their NFC wild-card game. Think of zone blitz schemes that force the young quarterback...
  • So what if officials' miscues cost Bears?

    So what if officials' miscues cost Bears?
    Without question the selection of Bears cornerbacks Charles Tillman and Tim Jennings to start the Pro Bowl reflects how highly the rest of the league regards the tandem. Not since 1988, when the Browns duo of Hanford Dixon and Frank Minnifield earned...