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  • Nelson leads group of five Packers on Pro Bowl roster

    GREEN BAY, Wis. A year after being shut out of the Pro Bowl, the 11-4 Green Bay Packers have landed five players to the team, including a pair of first-timers. Led by QB Aaron Rodgers, who was elected for the fourth time, the Packers group included FB...
  • NFC playoffs: Lions could rise to 1 seed or fall to 6

    Wide receiver Calvin Johnson has never experienced this before almost no one in the Detroit Lions' locker room has. When the Lions play their regular-season finale Sunday against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field, it will be a true winner-take-all...
  • Broncos lead Pro Bowl list with nine selections

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: update 2: adds team-by-team breakdown at bottom Broncos lead Pro Bowl list with nine selections The Denver Broncos won't own home-field advantage throughout the AFC playoffs, but their players will feel right at home in...
  • Bears loss to Lions a case of what could have been

    Bears loss to Lions a case of what could have been
    Sure-handed targets would have made Jimmy Clausen's first start since his rookie season of 2010 look different. They might have given the Bears a chance to spring an upset over the Lions, who were a 10-point favorite Sunday at Soldier Field. But just as...
  • Lions can claim first division title since 1993

    The Sports Xchange Lions can claim first division title since 1993 ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- For the first time since 1993, the Detroit Lions have a chance to win their division. With a 20-14 win over the Chicago Bears on Sunday and the Green Bay Packers...
  • Bears Clausen injured, Cutler "ready to go"

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Chicago Bears - INSIDE SLANT The Chicago Bears haven't seen the last of Jay Cutler after all. A week after being benched, and with his NFL future cloudy, Cutler became the starting Bears quarterback for Sunday's...
  • FBN-PLAYER-NEWS-WIRE - Part 1

    The Sports Xchange 12/22/2014 NFL Note - Washington Redskins Kerrigan, Ryan LB Ryan Kerrigan has 13 1/2 sacks. The only Redskins with more sacks in a season are former DEs Dexter Manley and Charles Mann. -----------------------------------------------...
  • Bears season in rubble, but some building blocks are emerging

    Bears season in rubble, but some building blocks are emerging
    When former Bears wide receiver Muhsin Muhammad was with the Panthers, he famously announced at the end of the 2000 season that "amid all the ashes and rubble, a flower bloomed today." The Panthers had been lambasted 52-9 by the Raiders to finish 7-9,...
  • 10 thoughts after Bears' loss to Lions

    10 thoughts after Bears' loss to Lions
    Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears fell 20-14 to the Detroit Lions on Sunday for their fourth consecutive loss. 1. In case of emergency, break glass. If you need a fire extinguisher, you can only hope it works after you break the glass. When you smash...
  • No surprise Lions will try to get ball to Calvin Johnson on seam route

    No surprise Lions will try to get ball to Calvin Johnson on seam route
    Calvin Johnson once again can go to work on the Bears secondary if Mel Tucker's defense fails to identify the pre-snap alignment of the Lions wide receiver and the route concept designed to beat the top of the Cover-3 defense. As shown here, the Lions...
  • Huddle up: Bears counting on teammates to rally around Jimmy Clausen

    Huddle up: Bears counting on teammates to rally around Jimmy Clausen
    America finally gets a reprieve this week after being force-fed three straight nationally-televised Bears games. The compounded effect of those three losses resulted in coach Marc Trestman benching quarterback Jay Cutler for Sunday's game against the...