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Judge will continue to preside over Peterson case

The prosecution may still win the war, but its lost the battle over who’ll preside over the war.  Or something. According to the Associated Press, Judge Kelly Case will continue to handle the Adrian Peterson child abuse prosecution.  A retired judge has decided that Case should not be recused based upon an alleged bias against…

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Zimmer has second kidney-stone procedure

Unlike his two predecessors in Minnesota, Vikings coach Mike Zimmer doesn’t have to deal with a hemorrhoid named Harvin.  But Zimmer nevertheless has been dealing with a medical condition that can cause even more discomfort. Zimmer has kidney stones.  According to Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press, Zimmer underwent a second procedure on…

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Week Seven power rankings

1. Dallas Cowboys (No. 2 last week; 6-1):  “Glory days, well they’ll pass you by.”  Maybe sooner than later.  But not yet. 2. Denver Broncos (No. 3; 5-1):  The Broncos are proving that they can play with the best the NFC West has to offer during the regular season, which bodes well for their ability…

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Steelers overcome early deficit to earn 30-23 victory over Texans

The Pittsburgh Steelers scored 21 points in the final three minutes of the second quarter to help dig out of an early 13-0 hole en route to a 30-23 victory over the Houston Texans on Monday night. The Texans took the early lead on an 11-yard touchdown pass from Ryan Fitzpatrick to Alfred Blue and…

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Fred Jackson hopes to return from groin injury within a month

Fred Jackson was one of two Bills running backs to leave Sunday’s 17-16 win over the Vikings with an injury, but the outlook for his injured groin is better than the one C.J. Spiller got for a broken collarbone. Spiller is expected to miss the remainder of the season, but Jackson is going to try…

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Kyle Orton pulls Bills off the mat in final seconds

It had all the makings of a loss that leaves a fan base furious at their football team. The Bills were facing a rookie quarterback at home that they picked off twice in the first half, but they couldn’t find a way to put points on the board in the third and fourth quarters. They…

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Vikings grab 13-10 halftime lead in sloppy game

There’s been good things, bad things and ugly things for both the Bills and Vikings on Sunday with the last category being filled with the same things on both sides of the ball. The Bills have fumbled twice and Kyle Orton threw an interception while Teddy Bridgewater has thrown two picks of his own as…

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Mike Williams back on the Bills’ gameday roster

After being a surprise healthy scratch in the Week Six loss to New England, Bills wide receiver Mike Williams will suit up Sunday against Minnesota. Williams is not among the club’s inactives released this morning, which means he’ll be one of four receivers active against the Vikings. Williams’ return to the gameday roster comes with…

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Will Percy Harvin be any different with the Jets?

The Vikings unloaded receiver Percy Harvin onto the Seahawks, despite a thoroughly documented history of misbehavior.  In Seattle, Harvin behaved consistently with his prior actions. So why do the Jets think Harvin will be any different? Every coach believes he’s the guy to get the best out of a player with a history of being…

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Week Seven “Three and Out”

Well, I guess I’ve got no choice but to keep doing it.  More of you are reading this new feature (which is nice), and hardly anyone is complaining (which is even nicer — and incredibly rare). And so here’s the Week Seven “Three and Out,” a contrived set of three questions and answers for each…

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Vikings look wise for trading Harvin when they did

When the Vikings traded Percy Harvin to the Seahawks a year and a half ago, it was criticized by many as a foolish move by a team trading away one of the NFL’s most talented playmakers. Now it doesn’t look so foolish. The Seahawks have now traded Harvin to the Jets for a conditional pick…

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Week Seven injury report roundup

Over the course of the week, there are a lot of posts about the most prominent injured players but we know that you might not see all of them and that some others may fall through the cracks. As a result, we’ll comb through all the injury reports every Friday afternoon so that there’s one…

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Rams set to be home underdogs for 50th time since 2005

For the second time in six days, the 1-4 Rams are all but assured of being underdogs at home to a divisional opponent Sunday when they host the Super Bowl-champion Seahawks at the Edward Jones Dome. The Seahawks are currently favored by a touchdown, and that figures to hold up until game time. Incredibly, this…

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Report: Williams didn’t get any snaps on offense Wednesday

After the Bills made backup wide receiver Mike Williams inactive on Sunday vs. New England, head coach Doug Marrone indicated it was “a tough call.” Marrone also said the fifth-year receiver had dealt with the decision well. “We talked to him and he handled it like a pro and he’ll be ready to go next…

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Wednesday morning one-liners

Penalties have been a problem for the Bills. Dolphins coach Joe Philbin calls timeout on defense more than any other coach, and it doesn’t seem to work out for Miami when he does it. Patriots CB Brandon Browner says he’s ready to go Thursday night. Seeing Darrelle Revis in a Patriots uniform makes Jets coach…

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