TIPSHEET

 

KNOW THIS

Adrian Peterson isn’t the only NFL running back proving this season that reaching age 30 doesn’t mean a rusher is washed up. Chris Johnson of the Cardinals, also 30, is sixth in the league in rushing yards.

 

WATCH THIS

The Timberwolves have been slumping on defense, a stretch coinciding with Ricky Rubio’s hamstring injury. The point guard could return at Miami, which would be a boost for Minnesota. 6:30, FSN.

 

RANDOM FANDOM

“There can be no doubt that Zimmer is a player’s coach. I do believe his guys know that it’s my way or the highway. But, he’s an honest and up front man that treats his players like men, demanding respect but also giving respect back.”

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“Mike McCarthy on temptation for #Packers to panic: ‘I’ll never panic. That’s not the way you play the game, that’s not the way you coach.’”

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