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  1. 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
  2. Vikings, Packers in QB trade hotspot

    Kevin Seifert

    Here's a draft scenario I'm sure many of you have considered but is nevertheless worth talking through. A little-known NFL rule has put two NFC North teams in a trade hotspot of sorts during the latter third of the first round of Thursday night's ...

    Blog | April 25, 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. Now the hard part: Restocking Vikings WRs

    Kevin Seifert

    In the flurry of tweets that followed news of Percy Harvin's trade to the Seattle Seahawks, one stood out to me. It was from Green Bay Packers nose tackle B.J. Raji, who said: "Can't say im sorry to see Percy go lol #gopackgo." Yes, the instant an...

    Blog | March 11, 2013
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Flynn Dilemma: On compensatory picks

    Kevin Seifert

    INDIANAPOLIS -- ESPN's John Clayton made an excellent point in this NFL combine column about the possibility of the Green Bay Packers making quarterback Matt Flynn their franchise player. If they franchise Flynn and attempt to trade him, they woul...

    Blog | February 24, 2012
  9. NFC North chat alert

    Kevin Seifert

    Our SportsNation chat resumes this week. Barring any huge and unexpected news at the NFL trade deadline, I'll be over there starting at 2 p.m. ET. You can hammer me over Sunday's postgame fracas at Ford Field. We can talk your 6-0 Green Bay Packers o...

    Blog | October 18, 2011
  10. ChatWrap: Paging James Jones

    Kevin Seifert

    Thanks to everyone who participated in Tuesday's SportsNation chat, even those who asked -- yes -- if the Green Bay Packers will trade receiver James Jones after his one-catch outing in last Thursday's season-opening victory over the New Orleans Sain...

    Blog | September 13, 2011
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. Considering NFC North trade scenarios

    Kevin Seifert

    We've finally reached a break in the Week 2 action here on the NFC North blog, so let's take a moment to consider two trade rumors/fantasies currently making the rounds. One involves the Green Bay Packers acquiring Buffalo Bills tailback Marshawn Lyn...

    Blog | September 16, 2010
  16. 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