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WCCO This Morning NFL Picks: Week 2

It’s Week 2 in the NFL season. Which of our insiders will come out victorious this year? Who’s going to tank? Stay with us as we present our fearless picks.

09/11/2014

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Veggie Burgers (And Brat’chos) Added To Lambeau Field Menu

With the Green Bay Packers regular season home opener just around the corner, concessionaires at Lambeau Field want to make sure fans know about some new offerings. The Packers and Delaware North Companies Sportservice say some of the new sandwiches this season include the 22-inch horseshoe-shaped smoked sausage in a house-made bun.

09/11/2014

SEATTLE, WA - NOVEMBER 17: Running back Adrian Peterson #28 of the Minnesota Vikings watches as time winds down during the fourth quarter of the game against the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field on November 17, 2013 in Seattle,Wa. The Seahawks won the game 41-20. (Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images)

Pats Defense Focusing On Peterson After Poor Start

The New England Patriots let Knowshon Moreno run for 134 yards in their season opener. Now they must face Adrian Peterson. Scary? “You know what? I love it,” defensive tackle Sealver Siliga said Wednesday. “This is going to be a good test and I think our team’s real excited.”

09/10/2014

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Brady And Cassel Square Off For 1st Time

Tom Brady and Matt Cassel have been close friends for going on 10 years now. When the Patriots visit Minnesota on Sunday, the two quarterbacks will face each other on the field for the first time. Brady and Cassel developed that friendship during Cassel’s first four seasons in the league with the Patriots.

09/10/2014

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - DECEMBER 1: Adrian Peterson #28 of the Minnesota Vikings carries the ball for ten thousand career rushing yards against Chris Conte #47 of the Chicago Bears on December 1, 2013 at Mall of America Field at the Hubert Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Who’s More Valuable: Patterson Or Peterson?

They are two of the biggest playmakers the Minnesota Vikings have in their offense, and they also happen to be two of the biggest playmakers in the NFL. There’s no doubt that the Vikings would be a much different team without Cordarelle Patterson and Adrian Peterson. But which player is more valuable to the Vikings to have a successful season? It’s a tough question to ask and extremely difficult to find a definitive answer.

09/10/2014

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CBS Sports’ Solomon Wilcots Talks Steelers Vs. Ravens On Thursday Night Football

Solomon Wilcots may have had one season in the black and yellow, but he’s an expert on all things football and he took the time to weigh in on this Thursday’s match-up between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Ravens. Amid numerous controversial stories, there is still football to be played and games to be won. Week two starts with the Ravens and Steelers in an AFC North divisional match-up.

09/10/2014

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Minnesota Vikings Staying Grounded Despite Dominant Week 1 Win And Perfect Preseason

The Minnesota Vikings are still trying to turn the national perception of the team, but head coach Mike Zimmer doesn’t care. He only cares about what the team can control. Zimmer is optimistic that almost all injured players will be available to practice this week. The Vikings re-signed offensive linemen Brandon Fusco the day before beating the St. Louis Rams. The team made a roster move by reaching an injury settlement with Jamarca Sanford.

09/10/2014

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Tale Of The Tape: Philadelphia Eagles At Indianapolis Colts

Nick Foles could not believe his eyes when he looked at the scoreboard in Week One and found his Eagles trailing the lowly Jacksonville Jaguars 17-0 at home in the first half.

09/09/2014

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Tale Of The Tape: Chicago Bears At San Francisco 49ers

The Bears had a disastrous home loss to the Buffalo Bills in the season opener, and they now play six of their next eight games on the road.

09/09/2014

Indianapolis Colts v Denver Broncos

Tale Of The Tape: Kansas City Chiefs At Denver Broncos

The Chiefs got off to a flat, uninspired start at home vs. the Tennessee Titans, and that cannot bode well for Andy Reid in his second year at the helm of the franchise.

09/09/2014

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Tale Of The Tape: Houston Texans At Oakland Raiders

The misery of 2013 is in the past and the Texans are looking forward. They did not play a great game vs. the Redskins in Week One, but they did enough to come up with the win.

09/09/2014

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Tale Of The Tape: New York Jets At Green Bay Packers

The Jets know that Geno Smith is still a work in progress and that he is still going to make mistakes. However, offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg wants to see the arrow move upward.

09/09/2014

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Tale Of The Tape: St. Louis Rams At Tampa Bay Buccaneers

The Rams got off to an inauspicious start as they allowed the Minnesota Vikings to walk into the Edward Jones Dome and dominate.

09/09/2014

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Tale Of The Tape: Seattle Seahawks At San Diego Chargers

The Seahawks started the season in impressive fashion as they trounced a strong Green Bay team with a versatile attack.

09/09/2014

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Tale Of The Tape: Atlanta Falcons At Cincinnati Bengals

It’s fairly clear that the Atlanta Falcons were embarrassed by their 4-12 showing a year ago, as they came out of the gate with a scintillating victory over the New Orleans Saints in Week One.

09/09/2014

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Minnesota’s Super Bowl 2018 Bid

Minneapolis will host the 2018 Super Bowl after a vote by owners on Tuesday rewarded the city for getting a new stadium deal.

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Vikings Draft Picks 2014

The Vikings drafted UCLA linebacker Anthony Barr at No. 9, then traded back into the first round with Seattle at No. 32 to get Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater.

Super Bowl XLVIII - Seattle Seahawks v Denver Broncos

Seahawks Crush Broncos, Win Super Bowl

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Puppy Bowl X

For the tenth year in a row, Animal Planet is offering the single greatest example of counter-programming of all time. That’s right, the Puppy Bowl is back once again. Click here for more information and check out the starting lineup.

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Super Bowl XLVII

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