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  1. RodgersWatch: Hitting downfield passes

    Kevin Seifert

    I've noted on a couple of occasions the uniquely efficient season that Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has produced. Through 13 weeks, Rodgers ranks first in the NFL with an average of 9.4 yards per attempt and second in completion percen...

    Blog | December 14, 2011
  2. Lions facing fine of at least $50,000

    Kevin Seifert

    The suspension of defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh has left the Detroit Lions vulnerable to at least a $50,000 fine from the NFL, based on new rules implemented this season to encourage an emphasis on player safety. On Tuesday I checked into how the...

    Blog | November 29, 2011
  3. Have at it: Perception and reality of Suh

    Kevin Seifert

    Enough. No more talking in platitudes. No more general complaints based on reputation. And let's stop with the complaints about reputation. I'm tired of hearing people, whether they are in the media or otherwise, claim Detroit Lions defensive tackle ...

    Blog | October 26, 2011
  4. On Christian Ponder's inevitable ascension

    Kevin Seifert

    You've no doubt heard the news: The Minnesota Vikings have benched starting quarterback Donovan McNabb in favor of rookie Christian Ponder, an inevitable move that has been brewing all season. ESPN's Chris Mortensen has confirmed a story originally r...

    Blog | October 18, 2011
  5. Cue the dramatics for Shaq Suh

    Kevin Seifert

    On Wednesday afternoon, the NFL fined Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh $20,000 for his hit on Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton. A few hours later, Suh reacted incredulously and then accepted a suggestion that he is the NFL's ver...

    Blog | August 17, 2011
  6. Lions' Ndamukong Suh: '$20,000 REALLY?'

    Kevin Seifert

    You probably saw the hit Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh put on Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton last Friday. In the course of the takedown, Dalton's helmet came off and officials called a 15-yard penalty. That's all we know...

    Blog | August 17, 2011
  7. BBAO: Ndamukong Suh didn't cross line

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: I'll say it again: I don't think that Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh's 15-yard penalty in Friday night's preseason opener was anywhere close to the penalty he earned last summer for ripping off the helm...

    Blog | August 15, 2011
  8. An encouraging opening night in Detroit

    Kevin Seifert

    Reviewing the NFC North's first game of the 2011 preseason: Detroit Lions 34, Cincinnati Bengals 3 Preseason record: 1-0 Of interest: The Lions' first-team offense was done for the night before the first-team defense saw the field. Matthew S...

    Blog | August 13, 2011
  9. Sports Science: Christian Ponder

    Kevin Seifert

    As you might remember, we spent some time during the draft run-up reviewing Jon Gruden's QB Camp interviews. Cam Newton, Blaine Gabbert, Ryan Mallett and Andy Dalton all got their chances. Christian Ponder wasn't part of that exercise, but he did ...

    Blog | May 03, 2011
  10. Post-draft: Mel Kiper grades the NFC North

    Kevin Seifert

    Accepting that pre-draft mocks and post-draft grades are all in good fun makes both easier to digest. With that caveat, let's sift through Mel Kiper's grades and then take a Sunday breather. I think it will be good for us to have some quiet time her...

    Blog | May 01, 2011
  11. Dilfer: 'Christian Ponder is Elvis Grbac'

    Kevin Seifert

    One thing we can all agree on when it comes to ESPN analyst Trent Dilfer: He can be counted on to bring a strong opinion and with little nuance, especially on the topic of quarterbacks. Appearing Thursday morning on ESPN Radio's "The Herd with Col...

    Blog | April 29, 2011
  12. Christian Ponder: The Vikings' only choice

    Kevin Seifert

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- I've been using a baseball analogy for years to describe the Minnesota Vikings' increasingly desperate future at quarterback. After years of band-aid solutions and poorly conceived development plans, the time had come to take a...

    Blog | April 29, 2011
  13. Final argument: Kiper and McShay mocks

    Kevin Seifert

    We've spent the past few months reviewing the various incarnations of mock drafts produced by ESPN analysts Mel Kiper and Todd McShay, so let's take a final look at their latest. Kiper's went live late Wednesday night, and McShay's just posted . ...

    Blog | April 28, 2011
  14. Final argument: Vikings targeting Enderle?

    Kevin Seifert

    Circling back one final time on draft issues we've discussed over the past few months: We noted on Tuesday the growing speculation/rumor-mongering/misinformation that the Minnesota Vikings have identified a relative unknown talent in their search ...

    Blog | April 27, 2011
  15. Leslie Frazier wants -- and needs -- a QB

    Kevin Seifert

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- One thing was clear Tuesday after listening to Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier during a 40-minute media session: He really, really, really wants to draft a long-term answer at quarterback this week. I mean, really. ...

    Blog | April 26, 2011
  16. Five QBs gone by Vikings' second pick?

    Kevin Seifert

    In the video below, ESPN draft analyst Todd McShay offers a visual illustration for why I "reached" for a quarterback at the No. 12 overall pick of the blogger mock draft. By McShay's reckoning, the Vikings will have their pick of every ...

    Blog | April 25, 2011