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  1. Previewing preseason Week 1

    Kevin Seifert

    In which we look ahead to NFC North preseason football over the next two days. (A separate post on the Green Bay Packers' Thursday night turn on ESPN is right here.) Chicago Bears Opponent: Denver Broncos Location: Soldier Field Day/Time: Thur...

    Blog | August 09, 2012
  2. BBAO: Whoopee! Preseason begins tonight

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: The NFC North's preseason begins Thursday night, and as usual the biggest news with these otherwise anticlimactic events is who won't be playing in them. The Green Bay Packers, for instance, will play at the San Dieg...

    Blog | August 09, 2012
  3. BBAO: Sanzenbacher making roster push

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: It's starting to look like I'm going to have to learn to spell Dane Sanzenbacher's last name rather than continue copy and pasting it from's website. Nothing is guaranteed at this point, but Sanzenbac...

    Blog | August 31, 2011
  4. BBAO: Jay Cutler's knee is 'fantastic'

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: As we've noted a few times, Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler has been quietly leading players-only workouts for offensive skill positions this spring in the north Chicago suburbs. According to those present, Cutl...

    Blog | June 15, 2011
  5. Quick Take: Seahawks at Bears

    Kevin Seifert

    Three things to know about Sunday afternoon's Seattle Seahawks-Chicago Bears divisional-round playoff game at Soldier Field: 1. It's hard to imagine the Bears overlooking the Seahawks. In Week 6, the Seahawks pulled off a 23-20 victory at Soldier ...

    Blog | January 09, 2011
  6. More pressure on Anderson than Harris?

    Kevin Seifert

    Jmscooby offered a fair critique of Wednesday's Pressure Cooker post, suggesting I had overlooked a more obvious Chicago Bears player -- defensive tackle Tommie Harris -- in favor of defensive end Mark Anderson: I think you have a poor pulse on th...

    Blog | July 30, 2010
  7. BBAO: Brian Urlacher and Cover 2

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: We've discussed the impending return of Chicago Bears middle linebacker Brian Urlacher, who missed most of last season because of a fractured wrist. This week, however, Urlacher discussed the hoped-for return of the ...

    Blog | July 28, 2010
  8. Alex Brown rattled at Halas Hall

    Kevin Seifert

    Former Chicago Bears defensive end Alex Brown, released earlier this offseason and now with the New Orleans Saints, paid a visit to the team's practice facility Tuesday. According to Brown's Twitter account, it didn't last long. alexbrown9...

    Blog | June 22, 2010
  9. Whose ankle will Bobby McCray twist now?

    Kevin Seifert

    OK, Brett Favre. It's safe to come out now. The big bad bear is gone. The New Orleans Saints changed the landscape of the Minnesota Vikings' Sept. 9 season opener by surprisingly releasing defensive end Bobby McCray, the man responsible for twist...

    Blog | June 21, 2010
  10. Computing NFC North progress

    Kevin Seifert

    In the weeks since the NFL draft, we've taken some big-picture looks at the NFC North. We've made a run at naming a preseason division favorite, tried to identify a preseason rookie of the year and examined some faulty assumptions. Through it all,...

    Blog | May 11, 2010
  11. B & B all over: Draft week begins

    Kevin Seifert

    We're gearing up for the wildest of wild weeks here in the NFC North and throughout the NFL Blog Network. It all started off a few minutes ago when we revealed our much-discussed, heavily-lamented 2010 first-round mock draft. I chose for eac...

    Blog | April 19, 2010
  12. How I See It: NFC North Stock Watch

    Kevin Seifert

    Falling Veteran experience in Chicago. When we look back at this offseason, we might see it as the moment when the Bears accelerated the breakup of their 2006 Super Bowl team. Already, right end Alex Brown and cornerback Nathan Vasher have been re...

    Blog | April 08, 2010
  13. Black and Blue all over: Stadium talk

    Kevin Seifert

    Last month, one of the chief lobbyists for the public entity that owns the Metrodome suggested time was running out for the Vikings to get their stadium proposal discussed -- much less passed -- in Minnesota's 2010 legislative session. This week, how...

    Blog | April 08, 2010
  14. Black and Blue all over: Peppers' position

    Kevin Seifert

    We've spent some time discussing where Chicago will position new defensive end Julius Peppers. Coach Lovie Smith said last month he envisioned Peppers rotating between both sides of the line. The release of veteran right end Alex Brown suggested Pepp...

    Blog | April 05, 2010
  15. Black and Blue all over: Brown's departure

    Kevin Seifert

    Let's end our discussion of Alex Brown's departure from Chicago with what I thought was a succinct and appropriate passage from's Melissa Isaacson: [M]ost teams these days don't put much of a premium on dependable players and stand...

    Blog | April 02, 2010
  16. Debating Brown's departure from Chicago

    Kevin Seifert

    Chicago made it official Thursday: Defensive end Alex Brown has been released after eight years with the team. The news release offered no context about the decision, and so many media types have been left to speculate why the Bears would release a d...

    Blog | April 01, 2010