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  1. BBAO: Deadline day for Henry Melton

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: NFL franchise players saw a little movement over the weekend when the Denver Broncos agreed to a five-year contract worth $52.5 million with offensive lineman Ryan Clady. But if there was any progress on a long-term ...

    Blog | July 15, 2013
  2. Final mock drafts: Mel Kiper, Todd McShay

    Kevin Seifert

    In their final mock drafts of the 2013 draft season, ESPN analysts Mel Kiper and Todd McShay agree on their projected first-round picks for 75 percent of the NFC North. The details: 5. Detroit Lions Kiper: BYU defensive end Ezekiel Ansah McSha...

    Blog | April 25, 2013
  3. Lions: Ansah over Milliner if Johnson gone?

    Kevin Seifert

    For a while here on the blog, our discussion revolved around this question: What would the Detroit Lions do at No. 5 overall if the following players were off the board: Texas A&M left tackle Luke Joeckel, Central Michigan left tackle Eric Fisher...

    Blog | April 25, 2013
  4. NFC North Week 9 programming note

    Kevin Seifert

    I'll be honest. There aren't any sparklers on the NFC North's Week 9 schedule. The Chicago Bears will play at the 3-5 Tennessee Titans. The Detroit Lions are headed to play the 1-6 Jacksonville Jaguars. The Minnesota Vikings will travel to play th...

    Blog | November 02, 2012
  5. NFL Week 9 Power Rankings: NFC North

    Kevin Seifert

    Let's check in on this week's ESPN.com's Power Rankings: 5. Chicago Bears Trending: No change after squeaking by with a 23-22 victory over the Carolina Panthers. Comment: The Bears are the NFL's lowest-ranked one-loss team, but I can understand ...

    Blog | October 30, 2012
  6. Rapid Reaction: Bears 13, Lions 7

    Kevin Seifert

    CHICAGO -- Some thoughts on Monday night's events at Soldier Field: What it means: The Chicago Bears overcame a scare with their starting quarterback to win their fourth consecutive game. At 5-1, they remain alone atop the NFC North. The Detroit L...

    Blog | October 22, 2012
  7. NFL Week 5 Power Rankings: NFC North

    Kevin Seifert

    Let's take a look at how ESPN.com's power rankers power ranked the NFC North for Week 5. 8. Green Bay Packers Trending: Down one after a 28-27 victory over the New Orleans Saints. Comment: There is a significant difference between voters on the ...

    Blog | October 02, 2012
  8. BBAO: Bud Grant advised Seahawks on QB

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over. (We're also on Facebook and Twitter.) Here's an interesting side note to the Seattle Seahawks' decision to draft Wisconsin quarterback Russell Wilson, whose height -- just under 5-foot-11 -- had challenged convent...

    Blog | September 21, 2012
  9. Franchise focus: Cliff Avril

    Kevin Seifert

    Another in a daily series on NFC North players who are candidates to receive their team's franchise tag. The window for tagging players opens Monday and closes March 5. The future of Detroit Lions defensive end Cliff Avril remains one of the Big D...

    Blog | February 16, 2012
  10. From the rooftop, Matthew Stafford

    Kevin Seifert

    You never know what will happen when you show up for work at ESPN's Bristol, Conn., headquarters. On Friday, a 5,000-yard NFL passer was standing on a roof throwing passes to randoms in the courtyard. No people were injured in the filming of this stu...

    Blog | February 13, 2012
  11. Setting the table for a busy Saturday

    Kevin Seifert

    Saturday should be busy and rewarding for those of us in the NFC North. At 5:30 p.m. ET, the Pro Football Hall of Fame will announce its class of 2012. Former Minnesota Vikings Cris Carter and Chris Doleman are among those on the ballot. So is Gre...

    Blog | February 04, 2012
  12. Hot Read: Matthew Stafford

    Kevin Seifert

    ESPN.com's Jeffri Chadiha spent some time recently with Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford and filed this Hot Read on a player who threw for 5,038 yards in his first full season as an NFL starter. An excerpt: The lone upside of Stafford's ab...

    Blog | January 05, 2012
  13. Wrap-up: Saints 31, Lions 17

    Kevin Seifert

    A few thoughts on a closer-than-expected game at the Superdome: What it means: The Detroit Lions have now lost five of their last seven games, all to teams in the thick of the NFC playoff hunt, to fall to 7-5. Sunday night's loss clinched the NFC ...

    Blog | December 04, 2011
  14. Wrap-up: Falcons 23, Lions 16

    Kevin Seifert

    A few thoughts on the Detroit Lions' second consecutive loss: What it means: After a 4-0 start, the Lions were thrilled to have three consecutive home games. But they finished their "homestand" 1-2 and are now 5-2 on the year. A few players got in...

    Blog | October 23, 2011
  15. BBAO: A pair of 5-0 teams

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: DETROIT -- We awoke Tuesday morning with a pair of 5-0 teams in the NFC North. I'm going to go out on a limb and suggest it's the first time that's happened since the NFL went to this divisional format in 2002. (If I...

    Blog | October 11, 2011
  16. Rapid Reaction: Lions 24, Bears 13

    Kevin Seifert

    DETROIT -- A few thoughts on Monday night's Black and Blue matchup at Ford Field, where the Detroit Lions beat the Chicago Bears 24-13: What it means: The Lions improved to 5-0 for the first time since 1956 and kept pace with the 5-0 Green Bay Pac...

    Blog | October 10, 2011