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  1. NFL Any Era: Adrian Peterson

    Kevin Seifert

    The tenacity and between-the-tackles toughness of Minnesota Vikings tailback Adrian Peterson appears to have made him a natural selection for's Any Era team, compiled by a panel of 20 Hall of Fame players. A sampling of their thoughts: LYNN...

    Blog | January 26, 2012
  2. Sport Science: Sylvester Williams

    Kevin Seifert

    North Carolina defensive tackle Sylvester Williams is considered a candidate to be drafted by any of the three NFC North teams choosing between Nos. 20-26 in Thursday night's first round. This Sport Science video helps explain why. Williams derive...

    Blog | April 22, 2013
  3. BBAO: No position yet for Riley Reiff

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: PHOENIX -- The Detroit Lions drafted a left tackle in the first round of the 2012 draft. In 2013, their longtime left tackle retired. But it's apparently not as simple as connecting the dots between the retirement of...

    Blog | March 19, 2013
  4. Ndamukong Suh's kick: Intentional?

    Kevin Seifert

    So I've spent the past 30 minutes or so looking at screen captures, GIFs and finally the official video of the contact that occurred between Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh and Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub in the first ...

    Blog | November 22, 2012
  5. Bears getting light on defensive line

    Kevin Seifert

    Amobi Okoye was the Chicago Bears' top reserve defensive lineman in 2011, recording four sacks and providing an active presence with enough versatility to swing between tackle and end. His one-year agreement with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers over the wee...

    Blog | April 09, 2012
  6. Moving past the 'Dirty Suh' narrative

    Kevin Seifert

    Here's what we don't know and probably will never find out about Tuesday's meeting between Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh and NFL commissioner Roger Goodell: Was the league trying to rein in a highly marketable player before he caree...

    Blog | November 01, 2011
  7. Rewind'10: NFC North tackling

    Kevin Seifert

    Our friends at Football Outsiders have posted the results of their annual broken-tackles projects, allowing us to compare the improvement or regression of each NFC North team between 2009 and 2010. First, let's remember that broken tackles are a s...

    Blog | June 13, 2011
  8. BBAO: LT possibilities for Packers-Bears

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: One of the major storylines for Monday night's showdown between the Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears is who will play left tackle for both teams. The Bears might have to shift right tackle Frank Omiyale to the lef...

    Blog | September 24, 2010
  9. BBAO: Bradford impact on Suh, Lions

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Friday night's agreement between the St. Louis Rams and quarterback Sam Bradford sets some parameters for the Detroit Lions' negotiations with defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh. And here an interesting question: After B...

    Blog | July 31, 2010
  10. Have at it: Okung for economic reasons?

    Kevin Seifert

    Quite reasonably, a few of you have grown weary of near-constant discussion of Detroit's looming choice between defensive tackles Ndamukong Suh and Gerald McCoy in next month's draft. So, taking our cue from Nick of Detroit's question in Tuesday's Sp...

    Blog | March 17, 2010
  11. Considering Hampton's deal for Pickett

    Kevin Seifert

    I realize there are some differences between Pittsburgh nose tackle Casey Hampton and Green Bay counterpart Ryan Pickett -- namely, five Pro Bowl selections -- but I don't think Hampton's three-year contract extension is going to make it any easier f...

    Blog | February 25, 2010
  12. Final Word: Cowboys at Vikings

    Kevin Seifert

    Three nuggets of knowledge about Sunday's divisional playoff game between the Dallas Cowboys (12-5) and Minnesota Vikings (12-4). 1. We'll find out if Minnesota left tackle Bryant McKinnie is worthy of his Pro Bowl status. McKinnie started this s...

    Blog | January 15, 2010