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  • Officials take a touchdown away from Lions

     
    In the second quarter at Green Bay, Detroit's Titus Young appeared to make a beautiful touchdown catch in the back corner of the end zone, hanging onto the ball and just getting his feet down before sailing out of bounds.......
  • Andrew Bynum's full potential untapped

     
    Once the halftime buzzer sounded, Andrew Bynum frowned, untucked his jersey and stormed into the locker room. It appeared that the Staples Center crowd would see a repeat episode of Kobe Bryant shooting horribly and Bynum not receiving enough touches....
  • NFL: How far will the Detroit Lions go this season?

     
    Writers from around the Tribune Co. discuss the surprising Detroit Lions, who have gone from a 0-16 season in 2008 to a 4-0 start this year. Check back throughout the day for more responses and weigh in by voting in......
  • Aaron Rodgers: Suddenly a double threat for the Green Bay Packers?

     
    Aaron Rodgers put up career passing numbers Sunday, but the Green Bay quarterback might have been more excited about his two rushing touchdowns during the Packers' 49-23 victory over the Denver Broncos. He scored from 11 yards out in the......
  • NFL rule changes: More protection for vulnerable players, possible kickoff and instant replay changes

     
    The NFL will be more aggressive in suspending players next season for illegal hits, and also could make changes to instant replay and kickoffs. Ray Anderson, the league's chief disciplinarian, said Wednesday that repeat offenders or players committing...
  • As NFL teams open camps, questions abound about NFC clubs

    As NFL teams open camps, questions abound about NFC clubs
    The AFC has the Lombardi Trophy. The NFC has everything else. That is, the NFC boasts last season's most valuable player, Minnesota's Adrian Peterson; offensive rookie of the year, Washington's Robert Griffin III; defensive rookie of the year,...
  • Carrie Underwood putting her spin on 'Sunday Night Football' theme

    Carrie Underwood putting her spin on 'Sunday Night Football' theme
    She'll sing that she's been waiting all day for Sunday night, but really Carrie Underwood has been waiting months. Underwood, who replaces Faith Hill in singing the "Sunday Night Football" opening for NBC, performed her segment in June at an airport-...
  • Vikings hire Cincinnati's Mike Zimmer as head coach

    Vikings hire Cincinnati's Mike Zimmer as head coach
    The Minnesota Vikings have hired Cincinnati Bengals' defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer as their head coach, according to a person with knowledge of the process who spoke Wednesday to the Associated Press on condition of anonymity because Zimmer's contract...
  • Peyton Manning is unanimous pick as quarterback on All-Pro team

    Peyton Manning is unanimous pick as quarterback on All-Pro team
    Peyton Manning isn't the guy you want to bring up if you're looking for a little lively debate among the folks who pick the Associated Press' All-Pro football team. All 50 of them think he's the best quarterback in the NFL this season. And it's hard...
  • Ravens defeat Lions, 18-16, on 61-yard field goal

    Ravens defeat Lions, 18-16, on 61-yard field goal
    DETROIT — Justin Tucker's powerful leg kicked the Super Bowl champions into playoff gear. Tucker made six field goals, including a franchise-record 61-yarder with 38 seconds left that lifted the Baltimore Ravens to an 18-16 win over the Detroit...
  • Has Packers QB Aaron Rodgers passed Peyton Manning in MVP race? [Poll]

    Has Packers QB Aaron Rodgers passed Peyton Manning in MVP race? [Poll]
    Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers have gotten past a shaky start to string together four straight wins for a half-game lead over the Detroit Lions at the top of the NFC North standings. If he hadn't already, Rodgers established himself as a...