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Vikings keep Lions winless with 20-16 victory

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he Minnesota Vikings didn’t talk much about avoiding the embarrassment of losing to Detroit.
They didn’t have to.
“In your mind you don’t want to be the team to lose to a winless team this late in the year,” Minnesota defensive end Jared Allen said Sunday after the Vikings beat the Lions 20-16. “That’s not the part of history that any of us in here want to be a part of.”
The Lions seem destined to be the NFL’s first 0-16 team.

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Cardinals beat Rams 34-10, clinch NFC West

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The final seconds ticked away and the Arizona Cardinals weren't sure how to celebrate. After all, it's been 33 years since the franchise last won a division title.
"My coach was like, `Act like you've been there before, act like you've been there before,'" defensive tackle Darnell Dockett said. "I said `Coach, I ain't been there before. I don't know how to act right now.

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49ers' Gore helped off field with injured left leg

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Running back Frank Gore sprained his left ankle early in the third quarter and missed the remainder of the San Francisco 49ers' 24-14 victory over the New York Jets on Sunday.
Gore, among the NFL's leaders in yards rushing and all-purpose yards, was hurt when a pile of tacklers fell on his leg as he stretched to reach the first-down marker on the second play of the second half.
"I was moving a pile and someone went down behind me," Gore said. "It's sore and tight."

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Dan Marino Sr., father of NFL great, dies at 71

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Hall of Fame quarterback Dan Marino's father has died.
Dan Marino Sr. died Sunday in Weston, said Linda Elachko of the John N. Elachko Funeral Home in Pittsburgh. She didn't immediately know the cause of his death.
Dan Marino Sr. was 71.
"My dad was the most loving father, grandfather and husband," Dan Marino said. "He was also a friend to everyone and best coach anyone could ever have."
Miami Dolphins owner Wayne Huizenga said in a statement that the team was saddened to learn of the death of the former quarterback's father.

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Hall of Fame quarterback Dan Marino's father dies at age 71

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Hall of Fame quarterback Dan Marino's father has died.
Dan Marino Sr. died Sunday in Weston, said Linda Elachko of the John N. Elachko Funeral Home in Pittsburgh. She didn't immediately know the cause of his deathDan Marino Sr. was 71.
"My dad was the most loving father, grandfather and husband," Dan Marino said. "He was also a friend to everyone and best coach anyone could ever have."
Miami Dolphins owner Wayne Huizenga said in a statement that the team was saddened to learn of the death of the former quarterback's father.

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Hillis could miss a month after hamstring injury

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Rookie Peyton Hillis, the sixth tailback to hit the sidelines due to injury this year, left the game late in the first half with a strained hamstring after a nice catch over Kansas City Chiefs safety Jarrad Page. He remained on the field for a few moments before walking gingerly to the sideline.

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Cards cruise, clinch 1st division title in 33 years

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The final seconds ticked away and the Arizona Cardinals weren’t sure how to celebrate. After all, it’s been 33 years since the franchise last won a division title.My coach was like, ‘Act like you’ve been there before, act like you’ve been there before,”’ defensive tackle Darnell Dockett said.

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