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Fifty years ago today, Gale Sayers scored six touchdowns

In December 1965, Bears running back Gale Sayers did something that hasn’t happened in 50 years since. Sayers scored six touchdowns in one game. Dan Cahill of the Chicago Sun-Times looks back at the feat, which happened at Wrigley Field against the 49ers. Sayers, a rookie in 1965, scored four touchdowns on nine rushing attempts,…

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Saturday one-liners

Ravens K Justin Tucker recently was Opera Man. Should Bengals DT Geno Atkins be in the Defensive Player of the Year discussion? “No doubt. No doubt. No question,” defensive coordinator Paul Guenther said. “You ask anybody on . . . any offense that we play the first guy when they turn the tape on Monday morning and…

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Week 14 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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Packers’ offense looks to steady itself vs. Cowboys

It took a “Hail Mary” for the Packers to beat the Lions and Green Bay will face off against the Tony Romo-less Cowboys in Week 14, hoping that its offense can return to the dominant form it was in early in the season.

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Friday morning one-liners

Games against former teams has been a theme for Bills players and coaches this season. Dolphins WR Jarvis Landry and college teammate Odell Beckham expect to have some fun together during warmups on Monday night. The Patriots are trying to avoid their first three-game losing streak in 13 years. Choosing Chan Gailey as offensive coordinator…

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ProFootballTalk: Can Cassel’s Cowboys upset the Packers?

The Cowboys are one game back in the NFC East but that could change with an upset over the Packers. Rodney Harrison believes the key to beating Green Bay is Matt Cassel utilizing his offensive weapons, especially Dez Bryant.

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Aaron Rodgers remembers “apprehension” about his Romo-style comeback

When Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers looks at Tony Romo, there’s more than a little “there but for the grace of God go I.” After coming back quickly from his own broken collarbone to play late in 2013, Rodgers understands the chance Romo was taking when he returned this season. “There was a lot of apprehension…

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PFT’s Week 14 picks

The tie has been broken. Unfortunately. Last week, MDS got lucky with the Packers over the Lions and I didn’t get as lucky as I should have with the Saints over the Panthers and I foolishly trusted the Raiders over the Chiefs. He’s now up three with four weeks to go. The good news is…

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Eddie Lacy “lost track of time,” which he calls a “lesson learned”

If you’re thinking about Christmas gifts for your favorite Packers running back, perhaps you could find a Ryan Mallett alarm clock for Eddie Lacy. Via Ryan Wood of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, Lacy said he was downstairs in the team hotel in Detroit when he “lost track of time” and missed curfew. That’s why he was…

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Thursday morning one-liners

Bills CB Stephon Gilmore won’t be able to face the Eagles this week. Dolphins LT Branden Albert is benefiting from extra rest. Third down has been a downer for the Patriots lately. Jets coach Todd Bowles got some good advice from Bill Parcells. Ravens OLB Elvis Dumervil thinks officiating has been “bizarre” this year. The Bengals…

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Jimmy Clausen would join rare club with start against Seahawks

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Jimmy Clausen took the first-team snaps in practice on Wednesday as backup-turned-starter Matt Schaub did not practice due to a chest injury. If Schaub isn’t able to play Sunday and Clausen has to start against the Seattle Seahawks, he would be joining a very rare club. Clausen also started against the Seattle…

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Panthers can clinch their bye week as soon as Sunday

The Panthers can’t clinch the No. 1 seed in the NFC playoffs for another week, but they can clinch a first-round bye as soon as this weekend. Of course, that’s #math, since they’re 12-0, and only one other team in the NFC has fewer than four losses, but the league has published the clinching scenarios…

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Wednesday morning one-liners

Bills TE Charles Clay has had a frustrating season, but he’s trending in the right direction now. Just how committed are the Dolphins to QB Ryan Tannehill? When healthy, Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski produces like no other tight end. Jets WR Eric Decker declined to choose when asked if his old team, the Broncos, should…

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Dez Bryant offers to help Roger Goodell define what a catch is

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said he wants to form a committee of football experts to help him codify what is a catch and what is not. And he has at least one rather enthusiastic volunteer. “That’s cool!” Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant told Jarrett Bell of USA Today. “They need to invite me. Tell them…

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Cops give Letroy Guion his stuff back, down to the 81 cents

Packers defensive tackle Letroy Guion got an early Christmas present from the state of Florida. Of course, they’ve had it on layaway since before Valentine’s Day. According to Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com, Guion finally got back the truck and the $190,028.81 in cash that was seized during his arrest last Feb. 3. Guion was stopped in Starke, Fla.,…

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