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Eddie Lacy has “no idea” how free agency will work

Packers running back Eddie Lacy is out for the season with an ankle injury, and he hits free agency in March. He says he’s unsure what to expect once he’s on the open market. “Honestly, I have no idea how any of that works,” Lacy told ESPN. A big question facing the Packers or any…

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PFT’s Week 15 picks

With three weeks left, MDS has taken the lead. By correctly picking the Panthers to beat the Chargers, he finished 12-4. I picked the Chargers, which has left me at 11-5 and one game back with 48 more games to pick. This week, we disagree on two of the prime-time games, including the biggest game…

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Sam Bradford: Vikings got “a definite lift” by seeing Adrian Peterson practice

This late in a season, teams in the playoff hunt hate change, and having to adapt to them. But if it means getting Adrian Peterson back on the field, the Vikings seem more than willing to adjust. “I think any chance you get to add Adrian Peterson to your lineup, I think it’s a positive,”…

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Bears may play their coldest game ever on Sunday

The Bears have played plenty of cold-weather games during their years in Chicago, but Sunday’s game against the Packers may be the coldest game ever played at Soldier Field. The latest forecast calls for a temperature of 1 degree below zero on Sunday at noon Central time, when the Bears are kicking off against the…

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Thursday morning one-liners

The Bills’ running game is on record pace (So they’ve got that going for them, which is nice). Dolphins QB Matt Moore has bigger things to worry about than starting this week. Patriots CB Malcolm Butler was limited in practice yesterday with a hip injury. Jets QB Bryce Petty has had an impact — on the…

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Aaron Rodgers on calf injury: “I’ll be out there and ready”

Yes, the Packers are allowing quarterback Aaron Rodgers to take it easy this week. But no, there’s no danger of him missing Sunday’s game against the Bears. Via Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com, Rodgers said the right calf muscle that kept him out of practice yesterday and will today is a problem, but not one that…

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Packers sign linebacker Jordan Tripp

The Green Bay Packers signed linebacker Jordan Tripp on Wednesday to fill the roster spot created by Mike Pennel’s suspension. Tripp appeared in seven games for the Seattle Seahawks this season while making one start against Tampa Bay three weeks ago. However, he sustained a thigh bruise and was placed on injured reserve to clear…

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Robert Quinn likely to miss third straight game with a concussion

The Rams and Seahawks will kick off Week 15 in Seattle on Thursday night and it looks like the Seahawks won’t have to deal with Rams defensive end Robert Quinn as they try to get their offense back in gear after last week’s blowout loss to the Packers. Quinn has missed the last two games…

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Aaron Rodgers unlikely to practice Wednesday or Thursday

The Packers plan to have quarterback Aaron Rodgers in the lineup for Sunday’s game against the Bears, but he won’t have a full week of practice heading into the game. Rodgers injured his calf during last Sunday’s victory over the Seahawks and was replaced by Brett Hundley with the Packers comfortably ahead late in the…

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Adrian Peterson officially designated for return from IR

The Vikings made it official this morning, starting the clock on running back Adrian Peterson’s return. The team announced that Peterson was designated for return from injured reserve, and that he participated in this morning’s walk-through. That starts the 21-day window for them to activate him from IR. He’s been out since suffering a knee…

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Mark Murphy: NFL can’t justify increasing length of season

It’s the topic that will subside, but that will never completely go away: The 18-game season. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell at one point openly politicked for it, trashing the quality of the preseason to justify a shift from four preseason games and 16 regular-season games to two and 18. Once the NFL became more serious about…

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Aaron Rodgers named NFC offensive player of the week

Aaron Rodgers didn’t need to finish a game to be the best player in the conference last week. The Packers quarterback was named NFC offensive player of the week after his dominant performance against the Seahawks. Rodgers was 18-of-23 passing for 246 yards and three touchdowns, before he was pulled in the fourth quarter with…

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Wednesday morning one-liners

Patriots RB LeGarrette Blount leads the NFL with 14 rushing touchdowns. Bills QB Tyrod Taylor has been sacked 39 times this season, most in the NFL. Jets K Nick Folk has had three field goals blocked, most in the NFL this season. Dolphins RB Jay Ajayi has been held under 80 yards for five consecutive…

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Week 15 playoff scenarios

The Cowboys are the only team that has officially booked a spot in the postseason, but more than half the field could be filled by the time Week 15 comes to an end. Six other teams are in position to lock down playoff spots while the Cowboys will take a second shot at wrapping up…

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Week 15 Power Rankings

1. Patriots (11-2; last week No. 3): Bill Belichick was as happy after the win over Baltimore as he ever is. And he still came off as miserable. 2. Chiefs (10-3; No. 4): There’s still a big gap from No. 2 to No. 1. 3. Cowboys (11-2; No. 1): Once is an accident, twice is…

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