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  1. Winter weather impacts NFL multiple games on Sunday

    Ashley Fox

    Heavy snow fell until early in the fourth quarter of Sunday's Philadelphia-Detroit game, covering the playing surface at Lincoln Financial Field and greatly affecting the strategy in a game won by the Philadelphia Eagles, 34-20.

    Story | Conversation | December 08, 2013
  2. Upon Further Review: Lions Week 13

    Michael Rothstein

    Four hot issues from the Detroit Lions' 40-10 win over the Green Bay Packers. Defensive line domination: It was the type of performance Detroit had been waiting all season for. The Lions had built this defensive line, with Ndamukong Suh and Nick F...

    Blog | November 29, 2013
  3. Rapid Reaction: Detroit Lions

    Michael Rothstein

    DETROIT -- A few thoughts on the Detroit Lions' 40-10 win against the Green Bay Packers. What it means: After two losses in which the Lions gave up fourth-quarter leads and a week during which their future seemed tenuous, Detroit played its best, ...

    Blog | November 28, 2013
  4. BBAO: Lions' David Akers is back

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: There was never a kicking controversy in Detroit, not as long as veteran David Akers could demonstrate he had moved past an injury-plagued 2012 season for the San Francisco 49ers. That moment appeared to take place M...

    Blog | August 20, 2013
  5. Health status check as vets report to camp

    Kevin Seifert

    NFL players are never healthier than on the first day of training camp, or so goes conventional wisdom. As the first NFC North veterans report to training camp Wednesday -- Chicago Bears players are headed to Bourbonnais, Ill., as we speak -- it's wo...

    Blog | July 24, 2013
  6. BBAO: 'Kickalicious' passes test

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Some of you have asked how the Detroit Lions' unique camp leg fared during the offseason. Here's what we can tell you about Havard Rugland, a.k.a. "Kickalicious:" He apparently did well enough to earn a trip to train...

    Blog | June 19, 2013
  7. BBAO: B.J. Raji in 'pretty good shape'

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: One of the more consistent questions I've received this spring concerns the condition of Green Bay Packers nose tackle B.J. Raji when he reported to offseason workouts. Bob McGinn of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ha...

    Blog | May 31, 2013
  8. BBAO: Did Vikings work out P Brad Wing?

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Last month, Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman was asked if veteran punter Chris Kluwe would be with the team in 2013. Spielman wouldn't answer. Kluwe has the highest gross average (44.4 yards) in team h...

    Blog | April 08, 2013
  9. BBAO: Salary cap updates via NFLPA

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: BRISTOL, Conn. -- I'm starting the trek back to NFC North blog headquarters Thursday morning and will be back to full blogging speed by the afternoon. In the meantime, let's pass along some interesting information ma...

    Blog | April 04, 2013
  10. Quick Hits: Packers, Lions, Vikings

    Kevin Seifert

    I usually try to post a "Quick Hit" item to catch up after missing some blog time, but the Chicago Bears' activity over the past week merits its own post. That item will publish shortly. For now, let's catch up on the other 75 percent of the division...

    Blog | April 01, 2013
  11. On Mason Crosby after David Akers' release

    Kevin Seifert

    Tuesday's post on Green Bay Packers place-kicker Mason Crosby generated a fair amount of feedback, from both an emotional and analytic perspective, and Chris of Minneapolis' mailbag note offered a springboard for further discussion: As a Packer fan, ...

    Blog | March 07, 2013
  12. NFL playoffs -- Who has it better than Harbaughs in Super Bowl?

    John Clayton

    Super Bowl Q&A: The Harbaugh Bowl has plenty of other interesting storylines.

    Story | Conversation | January 12, 2013
  13. What inactives say about Packers' approach

    Mike Sando

    SAN FRANCISCO -- The Green Bay Packers have six wide receivers active for their divisional-round playoff game against San Francisco, a high number that could foreshadow a more pass-oriented strategy against the 49ers. Green Bay has become more lik...

    Blog | January 12, 2013
  14. Final Word: Packers-49ers

    Kevin Seifert

    Five nuggets of knowledge about Saturday's Green Bay Packers-San Francisco 49ers divisional playoff game: Tight matchup: In talking and writing about this game over the past week, it became clear that there truly is no favorite. The Packers and 49...

    Blog | January 11, 2013
  15. Final Word: 49ers vs. Packers

    Mike Sando

    Five nuggets of knowledge about the San Francisco 49ers' divisional playoff game against the Green Bay Packers on Saturday at Candlestick Park: Season of change: These are not your 2011 49ers. The three players most instrumental in San Francisco's...

    Blog | January 11, 2013
  16. 2012 NFL playoffs -- Peyton Manning's failed suitors suffer

    Adam Schefter

    Many of Peyton Manning's failed suitors are suffering, writes Adam Schefter.

    Story | Conversation | January 11, 2013