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  1. MVP resolution soon for Adrian Peterson

    Kevin Seifert

    Someone -- Peyton Manning? Adrian Peterson? Tom Brady? -- is ending his fifth week as the NFL's 2012 MVP. The Associated Press wrapped up its voting shortly after the end of the regular season, but the announcement has been held until Saturday night'...

    Blog | February 01, 2013
  2. Calvin Johnson's near-unanimous election

    Kevin Seifert

    For reasons that still aren't clear to me, the Associated Press released its 2012 All-Pro team on Saturday morning. The news was largely overshadowed by a weekend of divisional playoff games, but we now have a moment to circle back on an issue we did...

    Blog | January 14, 2013
  3. Aaron Rodgers: Your landslide MVP

    Kevin Seifert

    Last month, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers earned first-team All-Pro status from a 50-member panel of Associated Press voters. The vote was a landslide at the quarterback position: 47 1/2 votes for Rodgers to 2 1/2 for Drew Brees of the ...

    Blog | February 04, 2012
  4. Matthew Stafford wins comeback award

    Kevin Seifert

    Another domino has fallen in what we figured would be a big night for NFC North accolades. A panel of Associated Press voters has named Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford its comeback player of the year. Two shoulder separations limited St...

    Blog | February 04, 2012
  5. All-Pro: Johnson, Allen, Rodgers, Woodson

    Kevin Seifert

    Four NFC North players were named Friday to the Associated Press' All-Pro Team, and three were elected by nearly unanimous votes. That's the upshot of an honor that, to me, is far more prestigious than the Pro Bowl rosters that always seem to get mor...

    Blog | January 06, 2012
  6. BBAO: Zygi Wilf won't use relocation threat

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf continues to distance himself from any threat of relocation to Los Angeles as the team's lease at the Metrodome nears expiration. Here's what Wilf told the Associated Press this wee...

    Blog | November 11, 2011
  7. Chris Harris the latest Bears veteran to go

    Kevin Seifert

    Chris Harris is 29 years old. Last season, the Associated Press named him a second-team All-Pro. So how could it be that Harris made it through only seven games for the Chicago Bears this season before his surprise release Thursday morning? A coup...

    Blog | October 27, 2011
  8. We can't close door on Johnny Jolly -- yet

    Kevin Seifert

    Green Bay Packers defensive lineman Johnny Jolly has accomplished the first part of avoiding total career suicide. Whether it leads him back to an NFL field remains completely in question. As the Associated Press reported, Jolly will avoid jail ti...

    Blog | April 21, 2011
  9. BBAO: Matthew Stafford is doing 'fine'

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Part of me wishes I could have been a fly on the wall Thursday during Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz's speech to the Michigan Associated Press Sports Editors association. Access and information are always important...

    Blog | February 11, 2011
  10. Condolences to Bears coach Lovie Smith

    Kevin Seifert

    Our condolences to Chicago Bears coach Lovie Smith, whose mother passed away this week. According to an Associated Press report, Mae Smith was 77 and had long suffered from diabetes. It's been a tough week for the extended NFC North family. Over t...

    Blog | February 01, 2011
  11. Clay Matthews falls two votes shy of DPOY

    Kevin Seifert

    IRVING, Texas -- Linebacker Clay Matthews was thisssssss close to winning the Green Bay Packers' second consecutive Defensive Player of the Year award. In voting just announced by The Associated Press, Matthews finished two votes behind Pittsburgh...

    Blog | January 31, 2011
  12. Suh among four NFC North All-Pros

    Kevin Seifert

    The NFC North is the home of the only rookie named as an Associated Press first-team All-Pro. Congratulations to Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh for that honor. Suh had already been named a Pro Bowl starter after leading NFL interior ...

    Blog | January 24, 2011
  13. Updated look at Pro Bowl participants

    Kevin Seifert

    We'll have the NFC North portion of the Associated Press All-Pro team a bit later on this very busy Monday. But for now, let's update the divisional lineup for Sunday's Pro Bowl in Honolulu. Obviously, none of the six Green Bay Packers players nam...

    Blog | January 24, 2011
  14. BBAO: No change for Vikings' stadium offer

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: In discussing the Minnesota Vikings' stadium situation Wednesday, a top official told the Associated Press that the team would pay for one-third of the cost of an open-air stadium. Lester Bagley, vice president of st...

    Blog | January 13, 2011
  15. BandB all over: Briggs moves up

    Kevin Seifert

    Let's take a brief trip around the division before I head to a final day of meetings here in Bristol: Chicago Bears linebacker Lance Briggs leapfrogged Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing during this week's re-vote for the Associated Press Al...

    Blog | May 14, 2010
  16. The 50 AP members voting on Cushing

    Kevin Seifert

    As you know by now, 50 media members from around the country are conducting a re-vote for the Associated Press's NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year award. The original winner, Houston linebacker Brian Cushing, remains on the ballot after last week's re...

    Blog | May 12, 2010