Minnesota Vikings

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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

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: Your 2015 Sports New Year’s Resolution

As fans, let’s work to gain more perspective.

CBS Chicago–01/01/2015

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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

Head coach Marc Trestman of the Chicago Bears speaks to the media after the game against the Minnesota Vikings.  (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images

Bears Notes: Trestman Expects To Be Back

Trestman expects to be back next season. Forte sets NFL receiving record.

CBS Chicago–12/28/2014

Marc Trestman. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Durkin: Fitting End To Forgettable Season

The Vikings held the Bears out of the end zone for the first time since 2012.

CBS Chicago–12/28/2014

Linval Joseph of the Minnesota Vikings sacks Jay Cutler. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Vikings Beat Bears 13-9 In Season Finale

Teddy Bridgewater threw the go-ahead 44-yard touchdown pass to Adam Thielen in the third quarter.

CBS Chicago–12/28/2014

Jay Cutler  scrambles as Chad Greenway  of the Minnesota Vikings chases. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears-Vikings: Inactive List

Here’s the full list of inactives for Sunday’s Bears-Vikings game.

CBS Chicago–12/28/2014

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler attempts a pass as Vikings defenders Chad Greenway and Sharrif Floyd pursue him in Chicago's 21-13 win on Sunday at Soldier Field. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Preview: Bears-Vikings

The Bears wrap up their forgettable season with a trip to Minnesota and Durkin preview’s the game.

CBS Chicago–12/27/2014

Bears running back Matt Forte, left. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Joniak: Keys To Bears-Vikings

Chicago (5-10) visits Minnesota (6-9) for a noon game Sunday.

CBS Chicago–12/26/2014

Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery, right. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Bears-Vikings: 5 Matchups To Watch

Some young players will get a chance to prove themselves Sunday.

CBS Chicago–12/26/2014

Marc Trestman. (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Baffoe: The Spite In And For Lame Duck Marc Trestman

There’s no sympathy for the end of the Marc Trestman era, given his actions.

CBS Chicago–12/23/2014

Adrian Peterson. (Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Union Takes NFL To Court Over Adrian Peterson

The NFL Players Association is asking the court to dismiss an arbitration ruling that upheld the NFL’s suspension of Peterson.

CBS Chicago–12/15/2014

Lions defensive lineman Ezekiel Ansah sacks Bears quarterback Jay Cutler. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Bears Need To Buy Back Our Love On Black Friday

There are a lot of dumb teams in the NFL. Make some deals with them, Bears.

CBS Chicago–11/28/2014

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Durkin: Bears Focused On Keeping The Pocket Moving

Jay Cutler hopes last week’s wrinkle in the game plan continues.

CBS Chicago–11/20/2014

Bears center Roberto Garza. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Joniak’s Journal: Garza Still Has Appreciation For The Game

Bears center Roberto Garza played his 200th career game on Sunday.

CBS Chicago–11/18/2014

Adrian Peterson. (Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

NFL Suspends Adrian Peterson For At Least The Rest Of The Season

The league won’t consider Peterson for reinstatement before April 15.

CBS Chicago–11/18/2014

Bears receiver Brandon Marshall runs runs after a catch in Chicago's 21-13 win against Minnesota on Sunday at Soldier Field. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Durkin: Impressions From Bears-Vikings

Chicago beat an inferior opponent at home, which is what teams are supposed to do.

CBS Chicago–11/17/2014

Bears running back Matt Forte, left. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Bears-Vikings Fast Facts

One Bear you can always count on? Matt Forte, through good times and bad.

CBS Chicago–11/17/2014

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