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  1. Concussions concerned Alex Karras in '04

    Kevin Seifert

    The video offers three minutes worth of excerpts from a 2004 interview with former Detroit Lions defensive lineman Alex Karras, who died Wednesday at 77. What's amazing to me is how stark and clear he was on a concussion issue that only recently has ...

    Blog | October 10, 2012
  2. Rare post-football success for Alex Karras

    Kevin Seifert

    Alex Karras retired from the NFL before I was born. So for me and many others who grew up in places other than Detroit, he was a goofball actor who -- we found out later -- just so happened to be a pretty darn good football player a few decades earli...

    Blog | October 10, 2012
  3. BBAO: Alshon Jeffery among big injuries

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Week 5 brought a number of significant injuries to the NFC North. As we noted late Monday night, the Green Bay Packers have lost tailback Cedric Benson for at least eight weeks and perhaps the season because of a Lis...

    Blog | October 09, 2012
  4. BBAO: Rounding out the week

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Let's breeze through some NFC North headlines on a quiet Friday morning (jinx): Former Detroit Lions defensive tackle Alex Karras has joined a lawsuit against the NFL on behalf of players who suffered concussions...

    Blog | April 13, 2012
  5. Best Lions Team Ever: 1970

    Kevin Seifert

    Notable players: Running back Mel Farr, center Ed Flanagan, tight end Charlie Sanders, linebacker Paul Naumoff, defensive tackle Alex Karras, cornerback Lem Barney, cornerback Dick LeBeau. Analysis: I'm fully aware that this franchise played for f...

    Blog | July 01, 2010
  6. Black and Blue all over: Afternoon edition

    Kevin Seifert

    MIAMI -- Greetings from Gate H15 at the Miami International Airport, where I'm continuing what will be a long travel day back to NFC North headquarters. I should probably have my head examined for leaving a cloudless day in South Florida to return in...

    Blog | February 08, 2010
  7. Black and Blue all over: Question of intent

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert One more thought on the Jared Allen-Matt Schaub storyline that ultimately led to some hard feelings and a $50,000 fine for Allen. Intent is not a part of most NFL rules. So it makes no difference that Allen steadfas...

    Blog | November 08, 2008