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  1. Most compelling teams: 2010 Vikings

    Kevin Seifert

    Editor's note: ESPN.com revisits the NFL's most interesting teams since Y2K with a five-part "Most Compelling Teams of the Century" series. We continue with the 2010 Minnesota Vikings. Brett Favre retired and then he really retired and then three ...

    Blog | June 27, 2013
  2. Big Decision: Percy Harvin's future

    Kevin Seifert

    Another in a series of important offseason issues facing NFC North teams: In the past nine months, Percy Harvin has: Publicly expressed unspecified unhappiness as a receiver for the Minnesota Vikings Requested a trade Questioned the reacti...

    Blog | February 06, 2013
  3. Say this much: Phil Emery is bold

    Kevin Seifert

    Let's quickly summarize Phil Emery's first 11 1/2 months as the Chicago Bears' general manager: For the modest sum of two third-round draft picks, Emery acquired one of the NFL's best and most enigmatic wide receivers. Brandon Marshall rewarded t...

    Blog | January 16, 2013
  4. Blogger Blitz: Curious case of Sidney Rice

    Kevin Seifert

    Sunday's game at CenturyLink Field is a reminder of a still-curious chapter of the Minnesota Vikings' rebuilding process. The Vikings will face a Seattle Seahawks team whose leading receiver is none other than Sidney Rice, the former Vikings draft...

    Blog | November 01, 2012
  5. Jimmy Kennedy: Bounty claims an 'utter lie'

    Kevin Seifert

    The NFL's explanation for how it learned of the New Orleans Saints alleged bounty program goes like this: Former Saints defensive tackle Anthony Hargrove told former Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Jimmy Kennedy about it at some point near the 200...

    Blog | October 19, 2012
  6. In hindsight, Jahvid Best and accountability

    Kevin Seifert

    Hindsight makes it easy to judge the Jahvid Best Era, right? A pair of concussions ended his tenure at Cal, after all, and now two more concussions are threatening his career with the Detroit Lions. So is it that easy? Can we wrap up the Lions' de...

    Blog | October 16, 2012
  7. Daily mailbag: The value of a 'message'

    Kevin Seifert

    I usually don't post and/or react to anonymous comments, but someone out there sent a strong counterargument to Monday's post on whether the Detroit Lions should release cornerback Aaron Berry as discipline for his arrest last month. As you recall...

    Blog | July 05, 2012
  8. Jim Schwartz contract: Waiting and waiting

    Kevin Seifert

    In sifting through the mountains of rookie camp coverage over the weekend, I stumbled upon this video from the Detroit Lions' reporting team of Tim Twentyman and Mike O'Hara. Toward the end, the pair addressed an issue that brought up two interesting...

    Blog | May 14, 2012
  9. Saints' shots at Brett Favre were no secret

    Kevin Seifert

    Judging by your comments, some of you are neither surprised nor particularly upset to learn that the New Orleans Saints had a bounty on then-Minnesota Vikings quarterback Brett Favre in the 2009 NFC Championship Game. Over on our Facebook page, for e...

    Blog | March 05, 2012
  10. BBAO: Back, ready for franchise (tag) day

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Well hello there. I missed more than I thought I would last week, but not so much that we can't dig ourselves out. Let's see. The Chicago Bears placed the franchise tag on tailback Matt Forte, the Minnesota Vikings t...

    Blog | March 05, 2012
  11. How much authority did Rick Spielman get?

    Kevin Seifert

    We've had two front office moves in the NFC North literally in a matter of minutes Tuesday. The Chicago Bears relieved general manager Jerry Angelo of his duties, throwing the entire franchise into uncertainty, and then the Minnesota Vikings named Ri...

    Blog | January 03, 2012
  12. On Donovan McNabb and Sage Rosenfels

    Kevin Seifert

    Friday's waiver wire brought some interesting news to the NFC North. Former Minnesota Vikings quarterback Donovan McNabb went unclaimed amid reports that the Chicago Bears have no interest in him at this point. But veteran Sage Rosenfels will be retu...

    Blog | December 02, 2011
  13. Kickoff'11: Packers prepare to be surprised

    Kevin Seifert

    There is a lesson to be learned from the last time the New Orleans Saints played in the NFL's kickoff game, and fortunately it happened right in front of our very own NFC North eyes. The Saints, as you might recall, entered last season's kickoff g...

    Blog | September 06, 2011
  14. Vikings part ways with more tenured vets

    Kevin Seifert

    Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier spent four seasons with the team as a defensive coordinator and has holdover assistants sprinkled throughout his coaching staff. It is now clear, however, that Frazier's promotion in no way ensured continuity wi...

    Blog | September 03, 2011
  15. Peeling back the Vikings' offense

    Kevin Seifert

    Short echoed the concerns of some other Minnesota Vikings I've heard from during Tuesday's SportsNation chat: The Vikings' offense looks eerily similar to the one [Brad] Childress ran his first couple of seasons here: run, run, 2-yard slant pass on ...

    Blog | August 25, 2011
  16. Moss shouldn't have surprised Childress

    Kevin Seifert

    I realize this topic has nothing to do with the 2011 season, but I think it's still worth noting that former Minnesota Vikings coach Brad Childress has revealed in a succinct way why he released receiver Randy Moss last year. Speaking to NFL.com t...

    Blog | August 11, 2011