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  1. Oh, yes: Mel Kiper Jr.'s top 2013 prospects

    Kevin Seifert

    Now that we've looked at the 2012 NFL draft from every possible angle, I can't think of a better time to start looking ahead to 2013. The video includes Mel Kiper Jr.'s top five prospects for '13 and foreshadows the first draftnik brawl: Is USC quart...

    Blog | May 01, 2012
  2. Value pick: Lions CB Dwight Bentley

    Kevin Seifert

    If you're still agitated over the Detroit Lions' decision to pass on a group of second-tier cornerbacks late in the second round of the 2012 NFL draft, perhaps this video will put you at ease. ESPN analyst Todd McShay rated Louisiana-Lafayette corner...

    Blog | April 30, 2012
  3. Tying a ribbon around the 2012 NFL draft

    Kevin Seifert

    Cleaning out my notebook after the 2012 NFL draft: It can be difficult to gauge the value of coaching the annual Senior Bowl, but it's worth noting that two of the Minnesota Vikings' draft choices played under their coaching staff for the North te...

    Blog | April 30, 2012
  4. Kellen Moore in line to be Lions' No. 3 QB

    Kevin Seifert

    As I've already indicated on Twitter, I won't fill up your timelines or this blog with news of every undrafted rookie who signs with an NFC North team. Roster limits have been expanded to 90, which means we could be talking about 100 or so players si...

    Blog | April 28, 2012
  5. QB B.J. Coleman has high expectations

    Kevin Seifert

    The Green Bay Packers found their developmental quarterback in the seventh round of the just-completed NFL draft, using the No. 243 overall pick to select Tennessee-Chattanooga's B.J. Coleman. Normally we could stop our coverage there, but since form...

    Blog | April 28, 2012
  6. NFC North draft analysis

    Kevin Seifert

    The 2012 NFL draft is in the books. Our silly little arguments on left tackles and injured receivers seem so long ago. Oh, the memories.... In a few years, we'll be able to evaluate this draft with a measure of accuracy. For now, let's just consider...

    Blog | April 28, 2012
  7. Look out, Ryan Longwell

    Kevin Seifert

    Decisions in the sixth round don't usually have much immediate impact on prominent veterans, but this one is worth noting: The Minnesota Vikings drafted Georgia place-kicker Blair Walsh with the fifth pick of the round and No. 175 overall. Traditi...

    Blog | April 28, 2012
  8. Fourth round review: NFC North

    Kevin Seifert

    I have a hard time getting wrapped up in the individual selections that teams make in the fourth round of the NFL draft and lower. That doesn't mean these picks are unimportant, but essentially we're at a point in this affair where everybody has some...

    Blog | April 28, 2012
  9. Play for Vikings? Go to Notre Dame or ...

    Kevin Seifert

    I'm not sure what it means, if anything, but the Minnesota Vikings have produced a unique draft quirk as we approach the final few rounds of the NFC North draft. To this point, they have drafted three sets of college teammates among their first se...

    Blog | April 28, 2012
  10. Bears go out on a limb for Alshon Jeffery

    Kevin Seifert

    I chuckled a bit Friday night when the Chicago Bears drafted a safety for the eighth consecutive year, this time one in Brandon Hardin who missed his final college season because of injury. But the Bears' ongoing safety obsession wasn't enough to ste...

    Blog | April 28, 2012
  11. Ryan Broyles pick: How the Lions operate

    Kevin Seifert

    As they approached their second-round position Friday night, the Detroit Lions sure seemed to be sitting pretty. A team with a shortage of cornerbacks was looking at a nice group of second-tier defensive backs whose time on the market appeared up. In...

    Blog | April 27, 2012
  12. CB Josh Robinson gives Vikings elite speed

    Kevin Seifert

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- A small part of why the Minnesota Vikings chose left tackle Matt Kalil over cornerback Morris Claiborne in Round 1 of the 2012 NFL draft: The chances of finding a starting-caliber cornerback later in the draft were higher than ...

    Blog | April 27, 2012
  13. Trader Ted Thompson has gone wild

    Kevin Seifert

    Before Friday, Green Bay Packers general manager Ted Thompson had traded up a total of three times in the NFL draft. Friday afternoon, Thompson did it twice in the second round alone. A few minutes after moving up to draft Michigan State defens...

    Blog | April 27, 2012
  14. Packers continue their defensive makeover

    Kevin Seifert

    From a talent perspective, Michigan State's Jerel Worthy was one of the best defensive line prospects entering the NFL draft. So why was he available midway through Friday's second round in the 2012 NFL draft? Here's part of the Scouts Inc. report...

    Blog | April 27, 2012
  15. Alshon Jeffery: Another big WR for Bears

    Kevin Seifert

    We first introduced you to South Carolina receiver Alshon Jeffery at the NFL scouting combine, where Jeffery showed up having trimmed down from 231 pounds to 216 so that he could convince NFL teams he projected as a big NFL receiver and not a tight e...

    Blog | April 27, 2012
  16. Lions draft pick recovering from ACL injury

    Kevin Seifert

    The Detroit Lions' decision to use a second-round draft pick on Oklahoma receiver Ryan Broyles is one we probably shouldn't examine too thoroughly until we've had a chance to hear from all concerned parties. The fact is that Broyles tore an anteri...

    Blog | April 27, 2012