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  1. Wrap-up: Vikings 36, Rams 22

    Kevin Seifert

    A few thoughts on Sunday's events in St. Louis: What it means: The Minnesota Vikings remain in the NFC playoff race with a takedown of the St. Louis Rams, just their second road victory in seven attempts this season. Almost as important: Tailback ...

    Blog | December 16, 2012
  2. BBAO: Re-setting NFC playoff seedings

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: GREEN BAY, Wis. -- It's amazing how much happened Sunday between about 3:45 p.m. ET and 4:30 p.m. ET. In that window, the Green Bay Packers cemented a 23-14 victory over the Minnesota Vikings, their sixth victory ...

    Blog | December 03, 2012
  3. Lions-Vikings: Full of surprises

    Kevin Seifert

    MINNEAPOLIS -- When you spend enough time around the NFL, you realize there is an inverse proportion between what you think you know and what you actually know. I'd like a show of hands from those people who genuinely were convinced, without emotion ...

    Blog | November 11, 2012
  4. Vikings can run but can't throw play-action

    Kevin Seifert

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Here is a development that doesn't make much sense. During a three-game stretch in which tailback Adrian Peterson has rushed for 458 yards, the Minnesota Vikings haven't been able to capitalize in play action. In fact, their...

    Blog | November 08, 2012
  5. Wrap-up: Seahawks 30, Vikings 20

    Kevin Seifert

    A few thoughts on Sunday's events at CenturyLink Field: What it means: The Minnesota Vikings lost their second consecutive game and have now dropped three of four since starting 4-1. Other than a big-time start to the game by tailback Adrian Peter...

    Blog | November 04, 2012
  6. Final Word: NFC North

    Kevin Seifert

    Five nuggets of knowledge about Week 9: Heading to bye: The Green Bay Packers are hoping to squeeze out one more victory to enter their bye week 6-3 and emerge, presumably, with a much healthier team. The Arizona Cardinals are reeling, having lost...

    Blog | November 02, 2012
  7. NFC North drop totals and percentages

    Kevin Seifert

    I've found over the years that dropped passes tend to generate high levels of angst among readers, regardless of their frequency. I get it. There are few things more frustrating in football than seeing a good-looking play have the proverbial rug pull...

    Blog | November 01, 2012
  8. Beginning of the end for the Vikings?

    Kevin Seifert

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Thursday night provided 3 hours, 20 minutes of evidence for those who doubted the validity of the Minnesota Vikings' surprising start. Beat up and beat down by a 2-4 team that traveled halfway across the country on a short week, the Vi...

    Blog | October 26, 2012
  9. Leslie Frazier's unfortunate timing

    Kevin Seifert

    My trip to the NFL owners meetings last month included a chance encounter with an NFL executive. We discussed the state of what has become a highly competitive and interesting division from a league perspective, given the Green Bay Packers' recent su...

    Blog | April 10, 2012
  10. RB market forming around Matt Forte

    Kevin Seifert

    We've known the market for the NFL's top running backs for some time. The Minnesota Vikings guaranteed Adrian Peterson $36 million as part of a seven-year deal last summer, and the Tennessee Titans awarded Chris Johnson $30 million in a six-year exte...

    Blog | March 05, 2012
  11. BBAO: 49ers deny Packers top seed

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: The San Francisco 49ers' convincing victory Monday night over the Pittsburgh Steelers denied the Green Bay Packers an opportunity to clinch home-field advantage throughout the playoffs. The Packers' next chance will ...

    Blog | December 20, 2011
  12. Final Word: NFC North

    Kevin Seifert

    Five nuggets of knowledge on Week 15: March toward history: No Super Bowl champion has opened the following season with 14 consecutive victories, but a win Sunday at the Kansas City Chiefs would give the Green Bay Packers a 14-0 record, home-field...

    Blog | December 16, 2011
  13. Peeling back the Vikings' offense

    Kevin Seifert

    Short echoed the concerns of some other Minnesota Vikings I've heard from during Tuesday's SportsNation chat: The Vikings' offense looks eerily similar to the one [Brad] Childress ran his first couple of seasons here: run, run, 2-yard slant pass on ...

    Blog | August 25, 2011