Eagles favored in weak field

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles warms up before an NFL preseason football game against the New England Patriots on Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

PHILADELPHIA — Eli Manning has two Super Bowl rings. Tony Romo makes the most money. RG3 is arguably the most talented.

Rodgers has 2 TDs, Packers beat Raiders

Green Bay Packers running back Eddie Lacy (27) dives into the end zone for a touchdown as Oakland Raiders middle linebacker Nick Roach (53) defends during the first half of an NFL preseason football game Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Mike Roemer)

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Aaron Rodgers threw for two touchdowns and Eddie Lacy ran for a first-quarter score in the Green Bay Packers’ 31-21 preseason victory Friday night over the Oakland Raiders.

NFC North has potential for plenty of points

St. Louis Rams quarterback Sam Bradford is hit by Green Bay Packers linebacker/defensive end Julius Peppers in the second quarter during an NFL preseason football game, Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Chris Lee) EDWARDSVILLE INTELLIGENCER OUT; THE ALTON TELEGRAPH OUT

Green Bay’s grab of the NFC North for the third straight season, giving the Packers seven of the 12 titles since the division formed, was predictable.


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