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NFL 2011 Season – Week 13 Preview

As the NFL heads into the final five weeks of the 2011 season, several teams are looking to get wins to keep their postseason hopes alive, while two NFC squads look to clinch a playoff spot. Here’s a preview of all the scheduled action for Week 13:

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NFL Week 13 Thursday Night Game Preview: Philadelphia Eagles at Seattle Seahawks

Philadelphia Eagles at Seattle Seahawks – 8:20 PM
Week 13′s Thursday night game features a matchup of 2010 NFC playoff teams who are both having disappointing 2011 seasons. Despite numerous off-season acquisitions, Philadelphia (4-7) is only mathematically alive in the NFC East

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2011 NCAA College Football – Week 14 Preview

As we enter the final week of college football’s regular season, we already have a good idea of what the national championship game will look like. Barring a colossal upset in the SEC title game and a whole lot of poll voters changing their minds and moving Oklahoma State up, LSU and Alabama will play a rematch of their earlier overtime game in the BCS National Championship. After the title game, however, there is still a lot of drama to play out with a variety of conference championships, BCS bids and bowl games on the line. Here are all the highlights from this week in the AP Top 25.

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Drew Brees Throws 4 TDs As New Orleans Saints Beat N.Y. Giants 49-24 On ‘Monday Night Football’

New Orleans 49 – N.Y. Giants 24
Drew Brees threw for 363 yards and four touchdowns and ran for another score, and the New Orleans Saints beat the New York Giants 49-24 on Monday night. The loss was the third in a row for New York (6-5), which dropped a game behind first-place Dallas in the NFC East.

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Falcons Beat Vikings 24-14

The Vikings lost 24-14 at Atlanta to the Falcons Sunday afternoon to fall to 2-9 on the season.  Minnesota fell behind 17-0 before coming back to cut the lead to 17-14 but Minnesota would get no closer. 

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NFL 2011 Season – Week 12 Recap

Tim Tebow’s magic continued in Denver, while several other teams rallied for key victories. Here are the NFL scores from Sunday and a recap of all the action from Week 12:
Denver 16 – San Diego 13 (OT)
Matt Prater kicked a 37-yard field goal with 29 seconds left in overtime, and the Denver Broncos beat the San Diego Chargers 16-13

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NCAA College Football – Week 13 Recap

As college football’s regular season nears its end, the postseason picture is starting to take shape. Barring a major shakeup in the polls, Alabama punched its ticket to the national title game. The only thing that remains to be seen is if they’ll have another shot at top-ranked LSU.

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Vikings’ Peterson Expects To Play

The Vikings may play with running back Adrian Peterson afterall.  Peterson said Thursday he expects to play Sunday at Atlanta despite a high ankle sprain. 

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NFL 2011 Season – Thanksgiving Day Games Recap

Green Bay 27 – Detroit 15
Aaron Rodgers threw for 307 yards and two touchdowns, and the Green Bay Packers beat the Detroit Lions 27-15 on Thanksgiving Day. The Packers (11-0) remained unbeaten in part by intercepting Lions’ quarterback Matthew Stafford three times and turning those turnovers into 17 points

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NFL 2011 Season – Week 12 Preview

Last week was the final bye week of the 2011 NFL season. All of the teams have now played 10 games of the 16-game season. Six teams got an early start on the playoff push with Thanksgiving Day games, the rest play Sunday and Monday

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2011 NCAA College Football – Week 13 Preview

For many schools across the country, this is rivalry week: the game that determines bragging rights and, in many cases, a coach’s future employment. But after last week’s chaotic BCS shakeup, a slew of one-loss teams are suddenly back in the national title mix, anxiously hoping for some SEC upsets to give them a shot. Combine that intrigue with a slew of heated rivalries and teams jockeying for conference championships and bowl positions, and it should be another exciting week in college football. Here are all the highlights from this week in the AP Top 25.

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NFL Thursday Games Preview – Week 12, Thanksgiving Day Games

Green Bay Packers at Detroit Lions – 12:30 PM
In a key NFC North game, Detroit (7-3) plays host to the undefeated Packers (10-0). With an NFL-best quarterback rating of 128.8, Aaron Rodgers is the leader of Green Bay’s offensive attack, which averages a league-best 35

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