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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. Kevin Williams: 'You want to win games'

    Kevin Seifert

    Make that two prominent Minnesota Vikings veterans who, from at least a competitive standpoint, weren't huge fans of Monday's decision to trade receiver Percy Harvin to the Seattle Seahawks. We've already noted that tailback Adrian Peterson tweete...

    Blog | March 11, 2013
  6. 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
  7. Adrian Peterson: 'Kicked in the stomach'

    Kevin Seifert

    If you're wondering what Minnesota Vikings players think about their team's decision to trade receiver Percy Harvin, look no further than what MVP tailback Adrian Peterson tweeted a few moments ago: The best all around player I ever seen or you'll e...

    Blog | March 11, 2013
  8. 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
  9. Giving away Percy Harvin? Good luck

    Kevin Seifert

    As news of Percy Harvin's potential availability ricochets through the NFL, we've seen widespread doubt about his value on the trade market. Tom Pelissero of 1500ESPN.com reports that the best the Minnesota Vikings could do is a second-round draft pi...

    Blog | February 13, 2013
  10. 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
  11. Rick Spielman gets somethin' for nothin'

    Kevin Seifert

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- We'll start our draft coverage by giving credit to Minnesota Vikings general manager "Crazy" Rick Spielman, who succeeded in creating a trade market for his No. 3 overall pick. ESPN's Adam Schefter has reported that the Viki...

    Blog | April 26, 2012
  12. Mailbag: Getting closer on Ryan Tannehill

    Kevin Seifert

    We've mentioned on a few occasions that the only NFC North quarterback intrigue in this draft will come in whether the stock of Texas A&M's Ryan Tannehill rises enough to put the Minnesota Vikings' No. 3 overall pick back into play as a trade com...

    Blog | April 02, 2012
  13. Vikings get final price tag on Week 16 win

    Kevin Seifert

    It's been clear for some time that the Minnesota Vikings wouldn't be in position to trade their No. 3 overall pick to a team that wanted to draft Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III. Griffin's performance in last month's NFL scouting combine sealed...

    Blog | March 09, 2012
  14. NFC North chat alert

    Kevin Seifert

    Tuesday's SportsNation chat figures to cover the NFL's annual scouting combine, for which I'll be departing for on Wednesday. We can shoot the breeze on free agency, potential trades the precise latitude and longitude of the Minnesota Vikings' propos...

    Blog | February 21, 2012
  15. No disputing value of Jared Allen trade

    Kevin Seifert

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. - Jared Allen will return to Kansas City this weekend with the NFL's second-most sacks on the season. It's been more than three years since the Minnesota Vikings acquired him in one of the most expensive trades in recent NFL histo...

    Blog | September 28, 2011
  16. Donovan McNabb contract: $5.05 million

    Kevin Seifert

    A lasting mystery of the Donovan McNabb trade has finally been solved. As part of the deal, the Minnesota Vikings renegotiated McNabb's contract into a one-year deal worth $5.05 million, according to Tom Pelissero of 1500ESPN.com. McNabb has $2.2 ...

    Blog | August 06, 2011