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NFC Update: Training Camps Open, Teams Prepare For NFL Season

Welcome back to another update of the weeks’ events. Here’s a glimpse at the latest happenings around the NFC…

07/23/2013

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NFC Update: Contract Extensions And Rehabbed Players Returning To NFL

Contract extensions and players expected to return for Week 1. Here’s a glimpse of the news and stories emerging from the NFC this week..

07/16/2013

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NFC Roundup: Quarterback Battles Heat Up Across NFL

As Kickoff weekend creeps closer every day, the stories around the NFL continue to heat up. Here are the notable developments this past week for teams in the NFC…

07/09/2013

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NFC Roundup: Training Camps, NFL Kickoff Days Away

The past week has not been a stellar one for the NFL, with arrest warrants and substance abuse violations dominating the off season news. Here’s a look at the latest developments around the NFC.

07/02/2013

Derrick Rose. (Photo by Ray Amati/NBAE via Getty Images)

Bernstein: Rose Missing This Year Is OK

Nobody wins if a rushed rehabilitation brings complications and unforeseen risks – not the franchise, not Rose, not even all-powerful Adidas and the glitzy commercial serial they are filming along the way.

CBS Chicago–02/13/2013

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Packers Show Off Depth In 24-10 Win Over Vikes

Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers showed how dangerous they can be when they’re at full strength Saturday night, overwhelming the Minnesota Vikings 24-10 in an NFC wild-card game that was never really close.

01/05/2013

Chris Conte attempts to tackle Adrian Peterson in the Bears' 21-14 loss to the Vikings. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Bears In Free-Fall

Slam. Click. That’s the Bears’ much-discussed championship window, closed and locked. Sealed until further notice.

670 The Score–12/09/2012

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Tom Thayer Breaks Down Bears-Vikings

The Bears travel up to Minnesota for an important conference game against the Vikings.

12/07/2012

Brandon Marshall runs past Erin Henderson after a catch against the Vikings. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Bears Survive Brutal Afternoon

The Bears could not have afforded a loss to a divisional opponent, especially not at home, and with Jay Cutler returning to action.

CBS Chicago–11/25/2012

Bears Coach Lovie Smith looks on during the game against the Green Bay Packers at Soldier Field on September 25, 2011. (Credit: Scott Boehm/Getty Images)

Joniak’s Keys To The Game: Bears Vs Vikings

Here are Jeff Joniak’s “Keys to the Game” for the Bears as Chicago tries to end a two-game losing streak.

11/23/2012

Robert Griffin III. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

RG3 Runs For 138 Yards; Redskins Top Vikings 38-26

he Heisman Trophy winner rallied his team from an early hole, ran for 138 yards and threw for 182 on Sunday in a 38-26 victory that snapped the Vikings’ three-game winning streak as well as the Redskins eight-game run of futility at home.

10/14/2012

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Wisch: Google Autcomplete ‘Questions’ Chicago’s Sports Teams

Curious about the way that people in different parts of the country stereotype one another, venture capitalist and blogger Renee DiResta recently conducted an informal survey using Google’s quirky autocomplete function.

670 The Score–08/25/2012

Marion Barber fumbles the ball and it's recovered by defensive end Elvis Dumervil. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Tim Tebow’s God Is Mean

Never again do I want to have another leaflet-passer on the corner look me in the eye, grin vacantly and say “Jesus loves you.”

670 The Score–12/11/2011

Donovan McNabb is sacked by Israel Idonije. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Coaches Buy Some Trust…For Now

Lovie Smith does appear to have his own supply of paper towels, though, that he’s been able to pull out of the supply closet, to unroll as needed to mop up the pessimism (and who would engage in that, dare I ask?) and keep his team from slipping into the abyss.

CBS Chicago–10/16/2011

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Are you ready for some Week 6 Football?

Dan and Terry are at Heroes West in Joliet today for the Who Needs 2 Tavern Tour, stop by for your chance to win tickets courtesy of Bud Light! They’ll have plenty of Bears/Vikings preview […]

670 The Score–10/14/2011

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All Goes Well As Metrodome’s Roof Is Inflated

Seven months after the Metrodome’s ceiling collapsed in a snowstorm, forcing the Vikings to play their final two home games last season elsewhere, the new roof has been raised in plenty of time for the first preseason game.

CBS Chicago–07/13/2011

James Laurinaitis

Talks Held With Five NFL Teams About Moving To L.A.

The president of the sports and entertainment company seeking to build an NFL stadium in downtown Los Angeles says he’s spoken to officials from five pro football franchises about a possible move.

CBS Chicago–06/10/2011

New Vikings' stadium proposal

Twin Cities Suburb To Build New Stadium For Vikings

Officials in a Twin Cities suburb said Tuesday they have reached an agreement with the Minnesota Vikings to lure the NFL team away from their longtime home in Minneapolis with a retractable-roof stadium built on a Superfund site.

05/10/2011

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Minneapolis Pushes To Keep Vikings

Minneapolis wants to keep the Vikings, and they want to keep them in downtown Minneapolis. In order to ensure that that happens, officials are proposing an offer to pay more than 20% of the cost of a new stadium.

CBS Chicago–05/09/2011

Metrodome Roof Collapses

Minnesota Governor, Vikings Owners Talk New Stadium

Gov. Mark Dayton said Friday he met privately with Minnesota Vikings owners Zygi and Mark Wilf to discuss state funding of a new football stadium, and that he hoped a site would be picked soon as the list of possibilities narrowed to two.

CBS Chicago–05/08/2011

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