Found August 23, 2012 on Sportress of Blogitude:
It should go without mentioning that the veracity of the following posting on a website dubbed The Landlord Protection Agency should be questioned since we are all aware that simply because something is posted on a message board doesn’t necessarily mean that it’s true (now there’s the most obvious statement ever written about message boards [...]

Finley to miss preseason game vs. Bengals

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Packers tight end Jermichael Finley is on his way back to Green Bay due to the birth of a child and will miss Thursday night's preseason game in Cincinnati against the Bengals, according to his Twitter account. "A blessing has came into the world," Finley tweeted Thursday morning. "Sorry Fans. 88 is Heading back to GB from Cinny to take care...

Cedric Benson is “probable” week 1 starter for Packers

After going with a youth movement at running back for the entire offseason, the Packers caved earlier this month and signed veteran running back Cedric Benson after injury prone youngster James Starks suffered a turf toe injury, on top of a rough Training Camp and preseason, that threatened his availability for the regular season. As could be expected, the Packers are likely to start...

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Benson debuts in Packers' victory

Aaron Rodgers ran everywhere, including the end zone. Twice. The MVP quarterback led Green Bay to a big first half Thursday night, running for 52 yards and two touchdowns during a 27-13 preseason victory that got the Packers' offense moving at full speed. The Packers wanted to look crisp coming off a drubbing by Cleveland. Rodgers led the way, going 12 of 22 for 154 yards with...

Mike Tice Wants Two 1,000-Yard RBs in Chicago

When free agent running back Michael Bush first met with Bears offensive coordinator Mike Tice, Bush says Tice told him he "wanted two 1,000-yard running backs," according to a story in the Chicago Sun-Times.Fantasy Spin:If true, that sort of focus on the running game would certainly would put a limit on Jay Cutler, Brandon Marshall and the Bears' passing game and their...

Packers get rid of Anthony Hargrove

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Rodgers, Benson, Defense Spark Preseason Win

The Packers earned their first preseason win, 27-13 at Cincinnati, on the strength of the legs of Aaron Rodgers and Cedric Benson. Moreover, the defense turned in a terrific performance by limiting Cincinnati to nine first downs.

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