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NFL: Concussions Were Down 25 Percent This Season

The concussion rate is down to 0.43 per game, the NFL says.

CBS Chicago–13 hours ago

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Ham: The Patriots’ Tangled Web Of Innocence, Lies And Cover-Ups

In a way, New England is both guilty and innocent.

CBS Chicago–01/28/2015

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Five NFL Sponsorship Deals That May Surprise You

It isn’t much of a secret anymore that the NFL is the most business savvy of any of the major professional sports leagues in America.

01/28/2015

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Report: ESPN, NFL Pressure For Calendar Changes To College Football Playoff

Next season’s CFP semifinal games are scheduled for New Year’s Eve.

CBS Chicago–01/26/2015

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Patriots Team Grades: New England Puts On Super Bowl-Worthy Performance Against Colts

The Patriots made it look easy in advancing to their sixth Super Bowl of the Belichick/Brady era.

01/19/2015

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Injury Report: Colts Ready For Patriots Rematch In AFC Championship Game

The Indianapolis Colts remain healthy heading into Sunday’s AFC Championship game against the New England Patriots in Foxborough. Vontae Davis and Greg Toler expected to play.

01/16/2015

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Green Bay Packers Inury Report: Rodgers, Lacy Probable For NFC Title Game

The Green Bay Packers listed both their starting quarterback (Aaron Rodgers) and running back (Eddie Lacy) on the injury report as limited participants in Thursday’s practice. The team estimated that the two players would have been limited on Friday as well and gave both a probable chance to play on Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field in the NFC championship game. The Packers list four players on their injury report and the Seahawks list seven (two not injury related) on theirs.

01/16/2015

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How John Fox’s Record Compares With NFL Veteran Coaches

John Fox is the Chicago Bears most-wanted man, if you believe all of the media reports.

01/15/2015

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Keys To Colts Winning AFC Championship Over Patriots

After knocking out the Denver Broncos, 24-13, last weekend, the Indianapolis Colts need to focus on key areas to defeat the New England Patriots on Sunday in Foxborough.

01/14/2015

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Packers Ready For Rematch In Seattle

The Green Bay Packers played the Seattle Seahawks in Week 1 as the first game of the season. This week, the Packers will look to avenge their 36-16 loss in the opener. Both teams are different teams than in that first meeting, but Bovada sees the Seahawks as 7.5 point favorites at home.

01/14/2015

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Patriots Shouldn’t Underestimate Improved Colts

New England head coach Bill Belichick warns that Indianapolis is now a much better team than a few weeks ago.

01/14/2015

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Patriots Opponent Profile: Luck Gets Another Shot At Brady

Andrew Luck will need to break a winless streak against Tom Brady to earn his first Super Bowl appearance.

01/13/2015

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2014 Cowboys Exceed All Expectations

The Dallas Cowboys opened the season with few expectations but finished in the playoffs and were one bad call away from moving on to the NFC Championship. Here is a look at the Cowboys 2014 NFL season.

01/13/2015

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Denver Broncos Fall Short Of Super Bowl Once Again

The Denver Broncos are one-and-done in the playoffs for the second time in three years. While it was a mostly successful season, the franchise missed out on their efforts to bring a third Vince Lombardi Trophy back to Dove Valley, prompting all kinds of questions in Broncos Country.

01/13/2015

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Cowboys Team Grades: Cowboys Season Ends with Controversy, Poor Tackling

While the NFC wild card game ended in controversy with a bad no-call, the Dallas Cowboys season ended the same way with a controversial referee decision. However, bad tackling was really the reason for the loss. Here is a look at the Cowboys team grades.

01/12/2015

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Patriots Team Grades: Big Plays Overcome Shortcomings In Win Over Ravens

A resilient New England team did what was necessary to beat Baltimore.

01/11/2015

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Cowboys Injury Report: Dallas Heads Into Green Bay for Divisional Playoffs

The Dallas Cowboys and Green Bay Packers head into the NFC divisional playoffs with distinct injuries. The Packers are playing with a hurt quarterback and the Cowboys head in a banged up defense. Here is the Cowboys vs. Packers injury report.

01/09/2015

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Injury Report: Denver Broncos Almost Fully Healthy Following Bye Week Rest

In the playoffs, it’s important for a team to have all their playmakers. That’s why earning a first-round bye, like the Denver Broncos did, can set a squad up for success.

01/09/2015

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Injury Report: Colts Healthy For Playoff Game Against Broncos

The Indianapolis Colts face off against the Denver Broncos in the AFC Divisional round with a healthy roster at just the right time.

01/09/2015

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Injury Report: Rodgers Probable To Play Sunday For The Packers

The Green Bay Packers begin their playoff season against the Dallas Cowboys Sunday at Lambeau Field and Aaron Rodgers will be a part of it. The MVP favorite quarterback has been nursing a strained calf to his left leg. The Packers list five players on their injury report and the Cowboys list 12 players on theirs.

01/09/2015

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