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Packers Quarterback Earns $50,000 For Charity On Jeopardy

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has earned $50,000 for childhood cancer research playing “Celebrity Jeopardy.”

05/13/2015

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Minnesotan To Meet: Darrell Thompson Of Bolder Options

Darrell Thompson is the executive director for Bolder Options. It’s an organization that lines kids up with adult mentors that also includes sports. It’s what makes Thompson this week’s Minnesotan to Meet.

02/03/2015

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Podcast Page: 1-19-15 The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee.

Packers fans still in shock over the NFC Title Game….hear Mike Max discuss it by clicking the link above.

01/19/2015

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Green Bay Packers Inury Report: Rodgers, Lacy Probable For NFC Title Game

The Green Bay Packers listed both their starting quarterback (Aaron Rodgers) and running back (Eddie Lacy) on the injury report as limited participants in Thursday’s practice. The team estimated that the two players would have been limited on Friday as well and gave both a probable chance to play on Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field in the NFC championship game. The Packers list four players on their injury report and the Seahawks list seven (two not injury related) on theirs.

01/16/2015

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Packers Ready For Rematch In Seattle

The Green Bay Packers played the Seattle Seahawks in Week 1 as the first game of the season. This week, the Packers will look to avenge their 36-16 loss in the opener. Both teams are different teams than in that first meeting, but Bovada sees the Seahawks as 7.5 point favorites at home.

01/14/2015

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Cowboys Team Grades: Cowboys Season Ends with Controversy, Poor Tackling

While the NFC wild card game ended in controversy with a bad no-call, the Dallas Cowboys season ended the same way with a controversial referee decision. However, bad tackling was really the reason for the loss. Here is a look at the Cowboys team grades.

01/12/2015

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Packers Rally To Beat Cowboys 26-21

Green Bay rallied from an 11-point deficit as Aaron Rodgers threw for two fourth-quarter touchdowns to beat Dallas 26-21 Sunday in an NFC divisional-round playoff.

01/11/2015

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Cowboys Injury Report: Dallas Heads Into Green Bay for Divisional Playoffs

The Dallas Cowboys and Green Bay Packers head into the NFC divisional playoffs with distinct injuries. The Packers are playing with a hurt quarterback and the Cowboys head in a banged up defense. Here is the Cowboys vs. Packers injury report.

01/09/2015

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Injury Report: Rodgers Probable To Play Sunday For The Packers

The Green Bay Packers begin their playoff season against the Dallas Cowboys Sunday at Lambeau Field and Aaron Rodgers will be a part of it. The MVP favorite quarterback has been nursing a strained calf to his left leg. The Packers list five players on their injury report and the Cowboys list 12 players on theirs.

01/09/2015

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Packers Look To Change Recent Playoff Trend

The Green Bay Packers have made the playoffs in each of the last three seasons since winning the Super Bowl. However, they have failed to get past the divisional round and have just one win in that time frame. The Packers want to change that fortunate this weekend. The last time the Packers and Dallas Cowboys played a playoff game at Lambeau Field was the famed Ice Bowl.

01/07/2015

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Packers Coach Calls Cowboys’ DeMarco Murray A ‘Difference Maker’

Some expect the Dallas Cowboys vs. Green Bay Packers game to be a shootout between the NFL’s top rated passers. However, the Packers coach considers running back DeMarco Murray to be the difference.

01/07/2015

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Cowboys Opponent Profile: Green Bay Packers Welcome Cowboys To Lambeau Field

The Dallas Cowboys and Green Bay Packers are two of the NFL’s most iconic franchises and they battle in the divisional round of the NFL playoffs. Here is a look at the Packers heading into the big game.

01/06/2015

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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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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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Barfing Dog, Kicking Giraffe Top Odd Wis. News

A dog that barfed up a wedding ring missing for five years and an angry giraffe that kicked a trespasser in its pen topped news of the odd in Wisconsin this year.

12/22/2014

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Podcast Page: 11-24-14 The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee

A slippery Monday in CCO Land led to lots of weather, plus breaking news on Chuck Hagel, click the link above to listen back to highlights from Monday.

11/24/2014

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Sharrif Floyd Inactive For Vikings Vs. Packers

Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd is among those inactive for the game against the Green Bay Packers on Sunday.

11/23/2014

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Podcast Page: 11-21-14 The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee

A frigid Friday on the WCCO Morning News. Click the link above to listen back to some of the highlights from the show.

11/21/2014

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Gov. Walker’s ‘Go Packers’ Removed From Stadium Beam

Fears that a Packers-tainted beam would end up in the new Vikings stadium have been alleviated, according to the construction firm working on the project. Over the weekend, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker reportedly wrote “Go Packers” on a steel beam at a Wisconsin shop that’s helping build the new $1 billion stadium.

11/04/2014

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Report: Scott Walker Wrote ‘Go Packers’ On Beam For Vikings Stadium

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker might have committed a political version of football’s unsportsmanlike conduct penalty on a piece of material that will be part of the Minnesota Vikings new $1 billion stadium. Walker says he wrote a little message on one of the beams to be used in the new stadium in downtown Minneapolis.

11/03/2014

Robert Blanton #36 of the Minnesota Vikings attempts to take down Eddie Lacy #27 of the Green Bay Packers in the first half at Lambeau Field on October 2, 2014 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Packers defeat Vikings 42-10. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

PODCAST PAGE: The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee 10-3-14

Vikings get demolished in Green Bay, Sid and Mike Max react….Click the link above to listen.

10/03/2014

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Smith’s Ankle Injury Adds To Vikings’ List

Minnesota Vikings free safety Harrison Smith has an injured left ankle that had him with a walking boot and crutches Friday. Smith played through the injury Thursday at Green Bay, but he had the ankle taped several times throughout the night. Coach Mike Zimmer said Friday that Smith had an MRI test that showed no major damage but that it was too soon to determine his availability for the next game. The Vikings host Detroit Oct. 12.

10/03/2014

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Vikings, Packers Rivalry Moves Off The Field And Onto Neighbors’ Fence

There’s a Vikings-Packers rivalry. And then there’s Chris St. Martin and Paul Pankratz. The dueling neighbors took the loyalty to their teams to another level a few years ago. Now, people stop and take pictures where their yards meet.

10/02/2014

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Jennings Talks Vikings, Packers Rivalry

One Minnesota Viking who knows just how good Aaron Rodgers can be is Greg Jennings. Jennings spent seven years as a Packer. The best seasons of his career started when Rodgers took over from Brett Favre.

10/02/2014

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Vikings-Packers Game Big Deal To Minn. Political Campaigns

The Thursday night NFL game between the Minnesota Vikings and the Green Bay Packers is so big it even affects political strategy.

10/02/2014

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