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  1. On that 2010 Lions-Vikings draft trade

    Kevin Seifert

    Jahvid Best's official departure from the Detroit Lions merits a look back at the intra-division trade that made him the No. 30 overall pick of the 2010 NFL draft. As you might recall, the Vikings sent that pick to the Lions in exchange for select...

    Blog | July 18, 2013
  2. NFC North draft analysis

    Kevin Seifert

    How top-heavy was the 2013 draft in the NFC North? We welcomed more players in the first round (six) than in the second and third rounds combined (four), the result of two big trades. With the 2013 affair basically in the books, let's take a close...

    Blog | April 27, 2013
  3. Mel Kiper as a 32-team general manager

    Kevin Seifert

    ESPN analyst Mel Kiper's latest draft exercise is not intended to be predictive, but rather a commentary on how the draft would go if he were choosing for each team. This draft includes trades, several of which involved NFC North teams, and a total ...

    Blog | April 17, 2013
  4. Breaking down WRs after Tavon Austin

    Kevin Seifert

    The Detroit Lions hosted the top receiver prospect in the 2013 draft, West Virginia's receiver Tavon Austin, on a visit Wednesday. But barring some draft-day maneuvering -- a trade down by the Lions or a move up from another NFC North team -- it seem...

    Blog | April 17, 2013
  5. Eight in the Box: Top offseason targets

    Kevin Seifert

    Welcome to Eight in the Box, an NFL Nation feature that will appear each Friday during the offseason. This week's topic: Who should be the primary target (including trades) for each team when free agency begins? Chicago Bears: It's unclear how muc...

    Blog | March 08, 2013
  6. Rookie Buzz: Packers' Casey Hayward

    Kevin Seifert

    Latest in a series of posts on NFC North rookies who have generated buzz. (Full series here.) Seasoned observers take notice when a team trades up in the draft. It's a clear signal of particular affinity for a targeted player, making it more than ...

    Blog | August 13, 2012
  7. Ronnie Brown gives Lions a different option

    Kevin Seifert

    You were asking throughout our SportsNation chat Tuesday afternoon if the Detroit Lions would acquire a running back before the NFL's trade deadline. Many of you wanted them to pursue Cleveland Browns running back Peyton Hillis. As it turned out, the...

    Blog | October 18, 2011
  8. BBAO: Answers soon for Donovan McNabb

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Good early morning. Since our Tuesday-night signoff, the Donovan McNabb-Minnesota Vikings reports have strengthened. ESPN's John Clayton reported a trade is contingent on McNabb restructuring his contract, a move he ...

    Blog | July 27, 2011
  9. Blog Network mock: Hello, Andy Dalton

    Kevin Seifert

    I was in favor of including trades in's third annual Blog Network mock draft, but the consensus was they would further cloud the muddy snapshot we already have of this draft. After all, with three days remaining until the first round begins,...

    Blog | April 25, 2011
  10. BBAO: No trades and no surprise

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: The NFL's trading deadline came and went Tuesday with no NFC North team making a move. Anyone who thought otherwise hasn't been paying attention. No, the Green Bay Packers did not trade for the Dallas Cowboys' Mar...

    Blog | October 20, 2010
  11. NFC North weekend programming note

    Kevin Seifert

    An NFC North team will appear on ESPN's air this week, so that means I'll be at the New Meadowlands Stadium along with a few hundred of my colleagues Monday night. The Randy Moss trade has added more juice to what already figured to be an entertainin...

    Blog | October 08, 2010
  12. Another something-for-nothing in Detroit*

    Kevin Seifert

    Before anyone starts doing cartwheels over the Detroit Lions' latest swindle/trade, let's remember one thing: Good cover cornerbacks are never, EVER reasonably available when under contract. You can get them, but it almost always requires a ridiculou...

    Blog | September 04, 2010
  13. Updating Detroit's draft order

    Kevin Seifert

    While we have a break in the action, let's update Detroit's round-by-round draft position after Monday's three-way trade: Detroit Lions Round 1: No. 2 overall Round 2: No. 34 overall Round 3: No. 66 overall Round 4: No. 100 overall Round 7(...

    Blog | April 20, 2010
  14. Updated NFC North draft order

    Kevin Seifert

    As the NFL owners meeting wrapped up this week, league officials re-calibrated the draft to reflect compensatory picks and trades. So let's update each NFC North team's draft menu, an exercise that will be especially important in trade-happy Detroit....

    Blog | March 25, 2010
  15. Kitna quietly moved aside

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert Lost in the mayhem surrounding the Roy Williams trade was the Detroit Lions' interesting statement confirming their decision to place quarterback Jon Kitna on injured reserve. The Lions still won't specify Kitna's e...

    Blog | October 14, 2008