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  1. Aaron Rodgers: 'A lot of talk' on Pro Bowl

    Kevin Seifert

    The yearlong Pro Bowl narrative traces back to Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers' critical comments about last year's game. So it's worth circling back with Rodgers after Sunday's game, based on early reviews, seemed to go better. Speaki...

    Blog | January 29, 2013
  2. Green Bay Packers schedule analysis

    Kevin Seifert

    Breakdown: The Green Bay Packers won the Super Bowl two years ago and were 15-1 last season, but believe it or not, 2012 will mark the first year they have had five prime-time games in one regular season. They'll host the Chicago Bears (Thursday n...

    Blog | April 17, 2012
  3. Match for Bears and Mario Manningham?

    Kevin Seifert

    You're thinking it. I'm thinking it. And so was's Jeff Dickerson. Namely: How nice would Mario Manningham look in a Chicago Bears uniform in 2012? Manningham, of course, made one of the best catches in Super Bowl history Sunday nig...

    Blog | February 06, 2012
  4. Packers-Giants for 2012 opener?

    Kevin Seifert

    The New York Giants are the Super Bowl champions. That means they'll host the NFL's Thursday night kickoff game in September. I realize I'm not the first one to mention it, but there is a decent chance of the Green Bay Packers serving as the Giants' ...

    Blog | February 06, 2012
  5. BBAO: Sapp questions Suh's technique

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Former NFL defensive tackle Warren Sapp piled on Tuesday to the season-long criticism of Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh during a media session at the site of Super Bowl XLVI, wondering "what universe" S...

    Blog | February 01, 2012
  6. Pro Bowl: Peppers in, Stafford still out

    Kevin Seifert

    The NFC North received one of two Pro Bowl replacements necessitated by the New York Giants' advance to Super Bowl XLVI. Chicago Bears defensive end Julius Peppers, originally an alternate, was named to the team in place of Giants defensive end Jason...

    Blog | January 23, 2012
  7. BBAO: Endgame soon in Bears' GM search?

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over So the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox -- er, the New York Giants and the New England Patriots -- will meet in Super Bowl XLVI. We here in the NFC North have a very East-Coast title game to look forward to. (Or no...

    Blog | January 23, 2012
  8. NFC North Pro Bowl analysis

    Kevin Seifert

    Perfect sense: Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is the presumptive league MVP. He was pretty much a lock to be named the NFC's starter. Detroit Lions receiver Calvin Johnson is tied for the NFL lead in touchdown receptions (15). He wasn't ...

    Blog | December 27, 2011
  9. Handling the logistics of uncertainty

    Kevin Seifert

    There is a valuable intra-division lesson to be learned from the last NFL work stoppage, one that cost teams only one regular-season game but still directly impacted the eventual Super Bowl winner. In 1986, the New York Giants defeated an NFC East...

    Blog | April 12, 2011
  10. XLV: Walt Anderson is your referee

    Kevin Seifert

    You might have heard by now that the NFL has named Walt Anderson the referee for Super Bowl XLV. (You're out of luck, Terry McAulay.) Anderson handled one Green Bay Packers game in 2010, their 45-17 victory the New York Giants in Week 16. There...

    Blog | February 03, 2011
  11. Final Word: NFC North

    Kevin Seifert

    Five nuggets of knowledge about Week 6: The loser of Sunday's Panic Bowl between the Minnesota Vikings and Dallas Cowboys will be 1-4. Since 1990, five 1-4 teams have gone on to the playoffs -- most recently Brett Favre's 2004 Green Bay Packers. B...

    Blog | October 15, 2010
  12. Super Bowl in Green Bay? Uh...

    Kevin Seifert

    Getty ImagesIt is very unlikely either Green Bay or Chicago will ever host a Super Bowl, despite the 2014 game being held in cold-weather New Jersey.Questions and exaltations started flowing minutes after NFL owners awarded the 2014 Super Bowl to New...

    Blog | May 26, 2010
  13. Black and Blue all over: The offseason begins

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert Welcome to the real start to the offseason: The day after Super Bowl. We still have the Pro Bowl next weekend, but that one doesn't count in the standings. For me, the lesson of Super Bowl XLIII for NFC Nort...

    Blog | February 02, 2009
  14. Kevin Seifert examines Kurt Warner's circuitous journey

    Kevin Seifert

    Kurt Warner's scintillating NFC title game performance was an exclamation point on a stellar season. It should also end speculation that he won't be Arizona's starter in 2009, writes Kevin Seifert.

    Story | Conversation | January 20, 2009
  15. Pro Bowl analysis: NFC North

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert The NFC North put nine players in the Pro Bowl this season. Before we get into the whys and the wherefores, let's look at the whos: Chicago linebacker Lance Briggs* Green Bay safety Nick Collins* Green Bay cornerb...

    Blog | December 16, 2008
  16. Minnesota Vikings: Franchise player

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert Darryl Norenberg/Getty Images Fran Tarkenton led the Vikings to three Super Bowls. Readers' pick: Fran Tarkenton, QB Tarkenton beat out Cris Carter as the Vikings' franchise player by less tha...

    Blog | August 18, 2008