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Quarterback dilemma for Vikings vs Packers

In this Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, file photo, Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater talks to a trainer after getting injured in the second half of an NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons in Minneapolis. Bridgewater's first start for the Vikings couldn't have been better, except of course for the sprained left ankle in the fourth quarter that forced him out of the 41-28 victory over Atlanta.(AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt, File)

You might say the Minnesota Vikings are pondering a quarterbacking dilemma.

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NFL joins poppy appeal to honor British war dead

LONDON (AP) — The NFL will join in honoring Britain’s war dead when the Jacksonville Jaguars play the Dallas Cowboys at Wembley Stadium next month.

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Cowboys’ Carter out this week with quad strain

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Dallas linebacker Bruce Carter is out this weekend against Houston and could miss next week’s game at Seattle because of a strained quadriceps.

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Wilhoite filling the injury void at linebacker

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Michael Wilhoite knows he had important shoes to fill whenever he takes the field.

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Raiders make Tony Sparano interim coach

Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie, left, and interim coach Tony Sparano answer questions from reporters Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, in Alameda, Calif. The NFL football team named Sparano as interim coach a day after the firing of Dennis Allen. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Reggie McKenzie believes he put together a roster capable of competing for a playoff spot. When that roster got off to an 0-4 start and wasn’t even competitive in two games, the Oakland Raiders general manager decided he needed to fire coach Dennis Allen.

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