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Around the NFC North, Divisional Weekend: Carter's second chance, Prater hoping to return, Pace in as GM

Duron Carter is looking to make the best of his second opportunity with the Minnesota Vikings on Friday.

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And then there was one. Green Bay remains the only team left from the NFC North division in the NFL playoffs after Dallas took care of Detroit 24-20 last weekend. The Packers will face the Cowboys on Sunday inside Lambeau Field in the postseason for the first time since the Ice Bowl in 1967. The team that comes out victorious will face either Carolina or Seattle.

Chicago managed to find themselves a new general manager after firing Phil Emery, while Detroit defensive coordinator Teryl Austin is becoming a strong candidate for head coach openings, and Minnesota is gearing up for the NFL Draft already.

Here's a summary of the latest news and links from around the division as we head into the NFL Divisional Round of the postseason.


Cris Carter's son, Duron, talked about the lessons he's learned since the last time he worked out for the Vikings.

What are three major questions facing the team heading into the offseason?

Brian Hall of Fox Sports North handed out his grades for the team.

Teddy Bridgewater broke a ridiculous 91 records this year. Bet you didn't know that.

The hearing on a petition to overturn Adrian Peterson's ruling has been set for next month.


With the defensive tackle about to hit free agency, general manager Martin Mayhew labeled bringing back Ndamukong Suh "a big priority for us".

Some fans in Detroit bought billboards in the city to express their unpleasant feelings after Sunday's blown call.

After shuffling through kickers early in the season, the Lions finally found a solid performer in Matt Praterwho wants to stay with the team.

I demand a thank you for this, Packers fans: The most disappointing moments in Lions history.

Austin has three interviews lined up.


Good news: Ryan Pace has been hired as the team's new general manager.

Bad news: Tim Jennings was arrested this week on charges of speeding, DUI and reckless driving. Thankfully, nobody was hurt.

A reminder of which Bears players will be hitting free agency this spring.

According to a report, Brandon Marshall is done in Chicago.

Hello there, Todd Bowles.