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  1. Detroit Lions cut-down analysis

    Kevin Seifert

    Most significant move: There were no surprises for the Detroit Lions and, really, there were few big decisions. We noted earlier that the team decided to preserve a roster spot for No. 3 quarterback Kellen Moore, so the most significant move they did...

    Blog | August 31, 2013
  2. Three big Lions roster questions

    Kevin Seifert

    People closer to the situation than me have made their best projection of the Detroit Lions' 53-man roster, which must be whittled down by Saturday afternoon. Here is one look from Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press and here is another from Chris...

    Blog | August 30, 2013
  3. Lions: On Tony Scheffler's three plays

    Kevin Seifert

    The NFL now releases official snap count statistics on the morning after most games, giving us an important -- if not entirely predictive -- tool for taking stock of a team's assessment of its roster. Last week, for instance, we received clear eviden...

    Blog | August 16, 2013
  4. Preseason Week 2: Brutal night for Lions

    Kevin Seifert

    Reviewing Thursday's events at FirstEnergy Stadium: Cleveland Browns 24, Detroit Lions 6 Preseason record: 1-1 Of interest: The game started with a drop by tight end Brandon Pettigrew and continued on in sloppy and uninspiring fashion for th...

    Blog | August 16, 2013
  5. ChatWrap: On Brandon Pettigrew

    Kevin Seifert

    Tuesday's SportsNation chat took us through a number of NFC North topics, including whether there is hope for Detroit Lions tight end Brandon Pettigrew to have a career year. Here is the relevant exchange: Johnny (Detroit) Do you think Pe...

    Blog | August 14, 2013
  6. BBAO: Concerned about Bears' offense?

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: How concerned should the Chicago Bears be about their offense? ESPNChicago.com's Jeff Dickerson and Michael C. Wright examined that question as part of this Four Downs post. Dickerson wrote that despite the ample ...

    Blog | August 13, 2013
  7. BBAO: What Vikings knew on Percy Harvin

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Many of you probably woke up this morning, learned that Seattle Seahawks receiver Percy Harvin will undergo hip surgery -- a procedure that will cost him much of the season -- and felt much better about the Minnesota...

    Blog | July 31, 2013
  8. Best tight ends of 2016: Kyle Rudolph

    Kevin Seifert

    In conjunction with its Future Power Rankings, you might have noticed that ESPN.com's Insider group is posting its projected top 10 players at each position in 2016. Obviously it can't include those who haven't entered the league yet, but I was parti...

    Blog | June 26, 2013
  9. Eight in the Box: Playing for a contract

    Kevin Seifert

    A look at a player entering a contract year on each NFC North team who must deliver in 2013: Chicago Bears: More than a half-dozen prominent starters have contracts set to expire after this season, including returner Devin Hester, center Roberto G...

    Blog | May 31, 2013
  10. Lions: On Brandon Pettigrew's drops

    Kevin Seifert

    I liked what I heard -- er, read -- from Detroit Lions tight end Brandon Pettigrew this week. As Tim Twentyman of the Lions' website writes, Pettigrew has pledged to rectify the series of negative plays he made last season. "I can't put what I did...

    Blog | May 23, 2013
  11. BBAO: Retire Brian Urlacher's No. 54?

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Now that we've dissected Brian Urlacher's retirement and assessed his chances at enshrinement in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, we should ask the next question: Will the Bears retire his No. 54? That issue might b...

    Blog | May 23, 2013
  12. Lions: Two intriguing rookie tight ends

    Kevin Seifert

    I didn't attend the Detroit Lions' rookie minicamp, but in my mind's eye, I imagine it would have been difficult to miss two tight ends as big as Michael Williams and Joseph Fauria. Williams, one of the Lions' seventh-round draft choices, is 6-foo...

    Blog | May 13, 2013
  13. BBAO: Future Lions tight ends

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: In our pre-draft Inside Slant podcast, Mike Sando and I agreed it would not be surprising if the Detroit Lions used a draft pick on a tight end. While they are set for the 2013 season with Brandon Pettigrew and To...

    Blog | May 01, 2013
  14. Inside Slant: Hidden/future draft needs

    Kevin Seifert

    Conventional wisdom suggests there are two explanations for any draft pick. The team either has an immediate need for the player's services, or it has followed a "best player available" approach. In a special draft edition of the Inside Slant podc...

    Blog | April 24, 2013
  15. On the Lions' need for immediate impact

    Kevin Seifert

    The Detroit Lions bottomed out and had desperate needs at nearly every position in 2009 when, with the draft's No. 20 overall pick, they selected ... a tight end. No one doubted the skills and potential of the Lions' choice, Oklahoma State's Brandon ...

    Blog | April 16, 2013
  16. NFC North Friday injury report

    Kevin Seifert

    Let's get inside our last Friday injury report of the 2012 season. Sniff, sniff... Chicago Bears: Linebacker Brian Urlacher practiced for the first time since injuring his hamstring Dec. 2, but he was limited and is listed as doubtful for Sunday's g...

    Blog | December 28, 2012