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  1. Geno Atkins deal still short of Suh's

    Kevin Seifert

    The Cincinnati Bengals' contract agreement with Pro Bowl defensive tackle Geno Atkins provides a reminder that the Detroit Lions likely will soon find themselves in a complicated situation at the negotiating table with defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh....

    Blog | September 02, 2013
  2. A slimmer Fairley has 'extreme makeover'

    Kevin Seifert

    Detroit Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley spent the offseason talking a big game, calling the Lions a Super Bowl contender and saying he forms half of the NFL's best interior duo along with Ndamukong Suh. To his credit, however, it appears Fairley ...

    Blog | July 26, 2013
  3. Eight in the box: Secondary status check

    Kevin Seifert

    How does each NFC North team look in the secondary, and what still needs to be done? Chicago Bears: No team in this division is set up quite as well as the Bears, who have a pair of returning Pro Bowl cornerbacks in Charles Tillman and Tim Jenning...

    Blog | June 21, 2013
  4. Vikings counting on John Sullivan for camp

    Kevin Seifert

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Minnesota Vikings center John Sullivan didn't miss a play last season in what many considered a Pro Bowl-caliber performance. Yet offseason microfracture surgery on his left knee has cost him every snap of offseason workouts so...

    Blog | June 19, 2013
  5. Super Bowl at Lambeau? You can't handle it

    Kevin Seifert

    As ESPN.com's Ashley Fox acknowledges, Lambeau Field as the host for Super Bowl L "will never happen." You know why? The high-rolling Super Bowl crowd couldn't handle it. It's one thing to make an exception to the dome/warm weather routine f...

    Blog | May 20, 2013
  6. Video: Nick Fairley and the Super Bowl

    Kevin Seifert

    I'm stacking up my Sports Emmy resume this week. Our latest video is on the Super Bowl talk we noted earlier from Detroit Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley. ESPN's Prim Siripipat used Fairley's statements as a jumping-off point for discussing the L...

    Blog | May 09, 2013
  7. BBAO: Nick Fairley talking Super Bowl

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: In 2007, Detroit Lions quarterback Jon Kitna predicted the team would win more than 10 games. The Lions finished 7-9. Six years later, Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley is talking Super Bowl. Fairley stopped sho...

    Blog | May 09, 2013
  8. Draft Minute video: Eric Fisher

    Kevin Seifert

    We'll start our marathon of Draft Minute videos with Central Michigan's Eric Fisher, whose strong Senior Bowl performance rocketed him up draft boards to the point where he might not be available at the Detroit Lions' No. 5 overall pick. In the vi...

    Blog | April 03, 2013
  9. Mulling Henry Melton and the franchise tag

    Kevin Seifert

    How much do the Chicago Bears value defensive tackle Henry Melton? We'll soon find out the answer. Melton, a 2012 Pro Bowl player, is a pending free agent. There have been no reports of progress on a long-term contract extension, meaning the franc...

    Blog | March 01, 2013
  10. Why did Adrian Peterson play in Pro Bowl?

    Kevin Seifert

    We noted earlier this month the painful injury Minnesota Vikings tailback Adrian Peterson played with during his MVP season. A sports hernia developed in Week 10, forced him out of a Week 16 game against the Houston Texans and ultimately led to surge...

    Blog | February 25, 2013
  11. Kyle Vanden Bosch as an example-setter

    Kevin Seifert

    A newsy week has delayed my plan to circle back on the Detroit Lions' release of defensive end Kyle Vanden Bosch, a move that gives us an opportunity to reflect on the unique role he filled for the team. A Pro Bowl pass rusher in his prime with th...

    Blog | February 07, 2013
  12. Dreaming of the Eagles' home opener

    Kevin Seifert

    On Monday, we noted the possibility that the Green Bay Packers or Minnesota Vikings could open the season in the NFL's annual kickoff game at the Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens. Here's another Week 1 quirk to consider, courtesy of NFC East c...

    Blog | February 05, 2013
  13. Packers or Vikings for 2013 kickoff game?

    Kevin Seifert

    The Baltimore Ravens' Super Bowl championship means they will host the NFL's annual kickoff game in early September. That means there is at least a chance that an NFC North team will be the opponent. For us, the 2013 schedule will include matchups...

    Blog | February 04, 2013
  14. Career finale for Randy Moss, Matt Birk?

    Kevin Seifert

    Two weeks ago, we noted that one member of the Minnesota Vikings' 1998 draft class would be a first-time Super Bowl champion Sunday night. That player turned out to be center Matt Birk, whose Baltimore Ravens held on for a 34-31 victory over receiver...

    Blog | February 04, 2013
  15. Breaking: NFC North chat moves to Monday

    Kevin Seifert

    We have an important morning announcement here on the NFC North blog. We've moved our regular SportsNation chat from Tuesday to Monday morning to accommodate a request from editors to provide an NFL-themed chat on the day after Super Bowl XLVII. M...

    Blog | February 04, 2013
  16. BBAO: Fresh start for Devin Hester?

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: The NFL's 2012 season concluded Sunday night with Super Bowl XLVII, although we in the NFC North have been on hiatus for a month already. Now, we all enter into the offseason mode of the kind of player movement that ...

    Blog | February 04, 2013