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UPDATE: Flacco, Ravens beat Steelers 26-6 without Rice

Posted: 09/12/2014 - Playing three days after running back Ray Rice was released, the Ravens got a pair of touchdown passes from Joe Flacco and rolled past the rival Pittsburgh Steelers 26-6 on Thursday night.

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Jackson Sets Up Winning FG, Bills Beat Bears 23-20

Posted: 09/07/2014 - CHICAGO (AP) -- Fred Jackson set up Dan Carpenter's field goal in overtime with a 38-yard run to the 1, and the Buffalo Bills stunned the Chicago Bears 23-20 in the season opener Sunday.

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NIU Slips Past Northwestern In 23-15 Win

Posted: 09/06/2014 - EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) -- Drew Hare passed for two touchdowns and ran for another to lead Northern Illinois to a 23-15 win over in-state rival Northwestern on Saturday.

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Illini Come Back To Knock Off W. Kentucky, 42-34

Posted: 09/06/2014 - CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois quarterback Wes Lunt threw for three touchdowns and Taylor Barton returned an interception for a late score to secure a comeback win over Western Kentucky Saturday, 42-34.

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NIU to Honor Brigham Through Athletes' Uniforms

Posted: 09/02/2014 - DEKALB, Ill. -- Northern Illinois University says its student athletes are honoring a former athletic director by wearing his initials throughout the school year.

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Play Of The Week- Week 1

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Posted: 08/31/2014 - Vote for your favorite play from the first week of the 23 Football Frenzy.

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Bears waive QB Jordan Lynch

Posted: 08/30/2014 - The Chicago Bears have waived former Northern Illinois star quarterback Jordan Lynch.

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Harlem Football Preview

Updated: 08/26/2014 - The Huskies have big plans for the future of football at Harlem.

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Rochelle Football Preview

Posted: 08/26/2014 - The Hubs are hoping to improve on a playoff performance last season.

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Pecatonica's First Look Frenzy

Posted: 08/25/2014 - After sitting out last season the Pecatonica Indians, led by three seniors who had to play JV as juniors, are ready to go on Friday.

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Freeport Football Preview

Updated: 08/25/2014 - Freeport is looking to bounce back from a disappointing 1-8 season. Fortunately they have the perfect senior to lead them into the new year, running back Steve McShane.

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Christian Life Football Preview

Posted: 08/25/2014 - The Christian Life Eagles had one of the best years in school history last year bulldozing their way to a 8-1 regular season. But they came up short in the playoffs falling to Aquin's dominant passing attack. This year the Eagles have their own passing threat led by third year starting QB Brady Pond.

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Rockford Christian Football Preview

Posted: 08/25/2014 - Rockford Christian made a change at the top after winning just one game in the last two seasons combined. Former Pecatonica coach Brett Frederick is now in charge of the Royal Lions and has them ready for a very different season in 2014.

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North Boone Football Preview

Posted: 08/25/2014 - Defense was the key for North Boone in 2013. The Vikings allowed just 16 points a game.

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Belvidere Football Preview

Posted: 08/25/2014 - The Belvidere Bucs came up one win short of the playoffs last year finishing 4-5. That just left new QB Colton Bahling and company hungrier for the postseason in 2014.

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Aquin Football Preview

Updated: 08/24/2014 - The Bulldogs are in prime position to make run for NUIC title.

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Clausen Wins Backup QB Job With Bears

Posted: 08/24/2014 - LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bears have cut Jordan Palmer, making Jimmy Clausen the backup quarterback behind Jay Cutler.

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Forreston Football Preview

Posted: 08/20/2014 - The Forreston Cardinals have been one of the most successful programs in Stateline football, making the playoffs 14 of the last 17 seasons.

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Polo Football Preview

Posted: 08/20/2014 - It’s hard to turn a football program around, but Andrew Hofer is well on his way.

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Durand Football Preview

Posted: 08/20/2014 - Durand is hoping for a fresh start this season after a winless 2013 campaign. Six Bulldogs lead their squad as seniors and one of them hopes an active offseason turns into more wins this year.

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