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Zulgad%27s+3-and-out%3A+Expectations+changed This week's three-and-out column by Judd Zulgad includes an adjustment on what should be expected from Mike Zimmer this season, a look at Matt Kalil's decline and the Gophers' decision to take a pass on the pass. [Full Story]

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Team Leaders
Team Leaders
Receptions G. Jennings 12
Rec Yds C. Patterson 143
Rush Att M. Asiata 27
Rush Yds C. Patterson 95
Points C. Patterson 6
Standings
NFC NORTH W L T PF PA Pct.
Detroit 2 1 0 61 45 .667
Chicago 2 1 0 75 62 .667
Minnesota 1 2 0 50 56 .333
Green Bay 1 2 0 54 79 .333
Sports Schedule
# Name Age Ht. Wt. Pos.
69 Allen, Jared 32 6-6 270 DE
48 Asiata, Matt 6-0 234 FB
60 Baca, Jeff 24 1-48 302 G
62 Baker, Chase 6-1 298 DT
99 Ballard, Christian 25 6-4 283 DT
0 Banyard, Joe 5-11 - RB
55 Barr, Anthony 22 3-04 255 LB
61 Berger, Joe 6-5 315 C
4 Bethel-Thompson, McLeod - - QB
36 Blanton, Robert - - DB
76 Bond, Travis 1-48 329 G
5 Bridgewater, Teddy 21 0-9 210 QB
87 Brown, LaMark 6-3 225 TE
27 Burton, Brandon 25 6-0 185 CB
86 Burton, Stephen 6-1 221 WR
89 Carlson, John 6-5 251 TE
16 Cassel, Matt 32 0-9 230 QB
85 Childs, Greg - - WR
57 Cole, Audie - - LB
20 Cook, Chris 27 6-2 212 CB
95 Crichton, Scott 3-04 273 DE
93 Dawkins, Everett 1-48 292 DT
51 Dean, Larry 6-0 226 LB
40 Ellison, Rhett - - TE
90 Evans, Fred 30 6-4 305 DT
32 Exum, Antone 23 3-04 219 CB
31 Felder, Bobby 6-1 200 CB
42 Felton, Jerome 6-0 246 FB
73 Floyd, Sharrif 1-48 303 DT
0 Ford, Chase 1-48 - TE
0 Frazier, Leslie 55 - - Coach
12 Freeman, Josh 26 6-6 240 QB
63 Fusco, Brandon 6-4 306 C
32 Gerhart, Toby 27 6-0 231 RB
52 Greenway, Chad 31 6-2 242 LB
97 Griffen, Everson 26 6-3 273 DE
98 Guion, Letroy 27 6-4 303 DT
12 Harvin, Percy 26 5-11 184 WR
50 Henderson, Erin 28 6-3 244 LB
8 Highsmith, Erik 6-3 190 WR
6 Hodges, Gerald 23 1-48 233 LB
66 Holmes, Tyler 6-4 301 OL
0 Jackson, Lawrence 29 0- - DE
84 Jenkins, Michael - - WR
15 Jennings, Greg 31 0-9 198 WR
74 Johnson, Charlie - - OL
92 Johnson, George 0- 265 DE
92 Johnson, Tom 30 3-04 288 DT
98 Joseph, Linval 0-9 323 DT
75 Kalil, Matt - - LT
53 Keglar, Stanford 29 6-2 250 LB
78 Kropog, Troy 0- 308 OT
0 Line, Zach 1-48 226 RB
71 Loadholt, Phil 28 6-8 343 OT
18 Locke, Jeff 24 1-48 209 P
46 Loeffler, Cullen 33 6-5 241 LS
75 Love, DeMarcus 26 6-4 315 OT
42 Mauti, Michael 24 1-48 243 LB
0 McCloud, Anthony 1-48 322 DT
0 McCoy, Greg 1-48 - CB
59 McKenzie, Tyrone - - LB
31 McKinnon, Jerick 3-04 208 RB
55 Mitchell, Marvin 6-3 249 LB
24 Munnerlyn, Captain 26 3-04 195 CB
68 Murphy, Kevin - - OL
0 Olsen, Seth 28 6-5 308 G
84 Patterson, Cordarrelle 6-3 205 WR
28 Peterson, Adrian 29 6-1 217 RB
7 Ponder, Christian 26 6-2 229 QB
0 Prater, Shaun 24 2-50 - CB
39 Price, Jabari 3-04 200 CB
41 Raymond, Mistral 6-1 194 S
92 Reed, D'Aundre 26 6-4 261 DE
83 Reisner, Allen - -
29 Rhodes, Xavier 6-1 215 CB
21 Robinson, Josh - - CB
96 Robison, Brian 31 6-3 259 DE
82 Rudolph, Kyle 24 6-6 259 TE
33 Sanford, Jamarca 29 5-10 200 S
34 Sendejo, Andrew - - S
35 Sherels, Marcus - 175 CB
81 Simpson, Jerome 6-2 190 WR
22 Smith, Harrison - - S
0 Smith, Rodney 1-48 219 WR
65 Sullivan, John 29 6-4 301 C
15 Summers, Chris - -
19 Thielen, Adam 3-04 195 WR
0 Vandenberg, James 1-48 212 QB
3 Walsh, Blair - - PK
14 Webb, Joe 27 6-3 220 QB
93 Williams, Kevin 34 6-5 311 DT
0 Williams, Roderick 27 1-48 180 DB
0 Williams, Nathan 1-48 249 LB
99 Wootton, Corey 27 3-04 270 DT
17 Wright, Jarius - - WR