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Podcast Page: 1-5-15 John Hines For Dave Lee……

A frigid Monday…click the link above to hear Governor Dayton talk with John Hines.

01/05/2015

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Here We Go Again: Patriots Face Ravens In AFC Playoffs

New England and Baltimore are developing an impressive postseason rivalry.

01/05/2015

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Cowboys Team Grades: Dallas Wins First Playoff Game Since 1999

The Dallas Cowboys beat the Detroit Lions for their first playoff win in five years, but not without controversy and big plays. Here is a look at the Cowboys team grades for the wild card playoff win.

01/05/2015

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Opponent Profile: Indianapolis Colts Looking For Revenge On Denver Broncos

NFL Wildcard weekend has been a fun ride, as per usual, filled with tough defense and a few phenomenal plays. The Indianapolis Colts took care of the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday afternoon, meaning a matchup between Peyton Manning’s Denver Broncos and his former team.

01/04/2015

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Team Grades: Lions Season Ends In Dallas

The Detroit Lions had a lead in their playoff game against the Dallas Cowboys, but couldn’t hold on for the win.

01/04/2015

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Team Grades: Steelers Fall To Ravens, 30-17

The Pittsburgh Steelers watched their 2014 hopes slip away as the Baltimore Ravens took advantage of mistakes and won the wild card playoff game, 30-17.

01/04/2015

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Cowboys Injury Report: Rookie Linebacker Likely To Miss Wild Card Game

As the Dallas Cowboys head into the wild card round of the 2014 NFL playoffs against the Detroit Lions, the team seems healthy outside of a key rookie linebacker.

01/02/2015

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Injury Report: Green’s Status Key To Bengals’ Chances On Sunday Against Colts

Arguably the Cincinnati Bengals’ best player, wide receiver A.J. Green is iffy for Sunday’s playoff game in Indianapolis against the Colts. He didn’t practice on Friday and hasn’t cleared the league’s concussion protocol after suffering the injury in Week 17 against the Pittsburgh Steelers. If Green can’t go, the pressure might double for the Bengals to win their first postseason contest since 1990.

01/02/2015

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Injury Report: Colts Face Bengals Without Shipley, Thornton

The Indianapolis Colts will face the Cincinnati Bengals in the wild card week of the 2014 NFL Playoffs without A.Q. Shipley and Hugh Thornton on the offensive line.

01/02/2015

Chicago Bears v Minnesota Vikings

No Vikings Make NFL’s All-Pro Teams

The Minnesota Vikings have another reminder of a tough season: No one made the 2014 Associated Press NFL All-Pro teams. The selections announced Friday end a mini-streak for the Vikings, which had at least one All-Pro in each of the past three seasons.

01/02/2015

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Injury Report: Steelers Prepared If Le’Veon Bell Not Healthy

The Pittsburgh Steelers enter wild card weekend with injuries to consider, mainly Le’Veon Bell and Troy Polamalu. The Steelers are prepared to move forward against Ravens.

01/02/2015

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Injury Report: Cardinals Expected To Play Lindley At QB In NFC Wild Card Vs Panthers

A knee injury to QB Drew Stanton continues to slow him down in practices, but head coach Brian Polian is hopeful to have his second-string quarterback available for the Panthers. The Cardinals are a battered squad in other positions as well.

01/01/2015

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Arizona Cardinals Look To Defy Super Bowl Odds Starting With Carolina Panthers

Does Arizona have enough in the tank to make a deep run and play in its second Super Bowl in franchise history? It looks sketchy at best, but this is why you play the games. Arizona has a tough road to travel to get to the Super Bowl, but it is pointless to worry about that for now. For now, it is all about beating Carolina.

12/31/2014

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Dallas Cowboys Get Break As Ndamukong Suh Is Suspended For Wild Card Game

The Dallas Cowboys head into the NFL wild card playoffs against the number one rush defense in the nation. However, the Detroit Lions just learned their best defensive player, Ndamukong Suh, has been suspended.

12/31/2014

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Banged Up Denver Broncos Need Bye Week To Get Healthy

Considering the violent nature of the National Football League, the Denver Broncos have made it through the regular season relatively healthy. But there were plenty of bumps and bruises, as well as more major injuries, the last few weeks, making the bye important for the team.

12/31/2014

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Colts Haven’t Forgotten Last Meeting With Bengals

The Indianapolis Colts haven’t forgotten their last meeting with the Cincinnati Bengals in week seven of the 2014 regular season, and look to capitalize on Bengals letdown.

12/31/2014

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Blocked Kicks Are Reason For Concern For The Packers In the Playoffs

The Green Bay Packers do not have many holes in their game as they enter the playoffs as the No. 2 seed in the NFC. However, one is their blocking in the kicking game. They allowed more combined blocked field goals, extra point attempts and punts than they had in the previous five seasons combined.

12/31/2014

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What The Ben Tate Signing Can Do For The Steelers

On Tuesday, veteran running back Ben Tate was signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers as a proactive insurance policy should team MVP Le’Veon Bell not be ready against Ravens.

12/31/2014

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Brady’s Restructured Contract Will Save Cash, But Not Cap Room, For Patriots

New England’s star quarterback has given his team a little more flexibility in spending.

12/30/2014

Chicago Bears v Minnesota Vikings

Zimmer, Bridgewater Build Foundation With Vikings

Mike Zimmer and Teddy Bridgewater will be forever linked with the Minnesota Vikings, regardless of how the team fares over the rest of their time together. This is the state of the NFL. For all the excess credit or blame that continually falls on the head coach and the quarterback, success or failure in this league is unavoidably linked to these two people.

12/30/2014

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Season Recap: Chargers Left To Wonder What Might Have Been

After dropping a heartbreaking 18-17 loss on the road in the season opener at Arizona, the Bolts would reel off five straight victories, including a win over the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks.

12/30/2014

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Yet Again, Seattle’s Defense Is Key To A Repeat

How can the Seahawks win their second straight Lombardi Trophy? The same way they did last season.

12/30/2014

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Cowboys Opponent Profile: Detroit Lions Head To Dallas For Wild Card

The Dallas Cowboys and Detroit Lions prepare to play in the NFC wild card game. Here is a look at the Lions as they take on Dallas in the Cowboys first playoff berth in five years.

12/29/2014

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Opponent Profile: Steelers Host Ravens In Wild Card Week

The Pittsburgh Steelers finalized their regular season with a win over the Cincinnati Bengals to host the Baltimore Ravens during wild card week of the 2014 NFL Playoffs.

12/29/2014

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Bye Week Will Help Rodgers Get Healthy For Packers Playoff Run

The Green Bay Packers do not have to play this Sunday. That is a good thing as quarterback Aaron Rodgers will be able to get some extra rest before the Packers begin their run toward the Super Bowl. They will host one of three teams in the Divisional Round. Their opponent will be determined by the outcome of the Detroit Lions at Dallas Cowboys game.

12/29/2014

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