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  1. Brandon Marshall cleared to practice

    Kevin Seifert

    Chicago Bears receiver Brandon Marshall is one of a big handful of NFC North veterans who have sat out most organized team activities (OTAs) this spring because of injuries or surgery rehabilitation. In Marshall's case, arthroscopic hip surgery in Ja...

    Blog | June 04, 2013
  2. BBAO: We made it!

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: It's here! (And no, I don't mean the morning after another NFC North triumph in the Madden cover contest.) It's Draft Day! (Well, at least Day 1 of a three-day process.) After months and, in some cases a ...

    Blog | April 25, 2013
  3. Allow Jay Cutler to mutter with impunity

    Kevin Seifert

    Let's assume the worst-case scenario: that Jay Cutler said exactly what it looked like he said as he walked off the field at halftime Sunday of the Chicago Bears' 23-22 victory over the Carolina Panthers. For the sake of this post, let's agree that C...

    Blog | October 29, 2012
  4. Bears: Dream/nightmare scenarios

    Kevin Seifert

    Yes, the start of training camps is two months away, but it's never too early to consider the coming season. A look at the best-case and worst-case scenarios for the Chicago Bears in 2012. Dream scenario (13-3): Tailback Matt Forte reports to trai...

    Blog | May 25, 2012
  5. BBAO: Hunter Hillenmeyer's plight

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: In the spring, we discussed the case of retired Minnesota Vikings defensive end Kenechi Udeze, who was unable to continue playing after recovering from leukemia. Udeze was denied coverage under the NFL's disability i...

    Blog | January 30, 2012
  6. Counterintuitive struggles for Caleb Hanie

    Kevin Seifert

    In case you missed it, the Chicago Bears have made the relatively easy decision to replace quarterback Caleb Hanie for Sunday night's game against the Green Bay Packers. Veteran Josh McCown will get the first chance in practice Wednesday, reports my ...

    Blog | December 21, 2011
  7. By the bye: Detroit Lions

    Kevin Seifert

    Reviewing the Detroit Lions at their bye: Record: 6-2 Eight-game capsule: The Lions justified our case of "Lions Fever" by winning their first five games, capped by a raucous "Monday Night Football" victory over the Chicago Bears. They have won...

    Blog | November 03, 2011
  8. BBAO: Sprain for Bryan Bulaga

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: The Green Bay Packers appear to have avoided the worst-case scenario with right tackle Bryan Bulaga. Although his initial reaction suggested the knee injury was significant, Bulaga has been diagnosed with a sprain an...

    Blog | September 27, 2011
  9. BBAO: James Jones first out of the box

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: We've discussed on several occasions already the Green Bay Packers' challenge in keeping a slew of offensive skill players involved and contributing to the offense. Receiver James Jones' case was of particular intere...

    Blog | September 15, 2011
  10. A twist on home-field advantage

    Kevin Seifert

    I recently got my hands on the Football Outsiders Almanac 2011, which as always is chock full of analytical information that helps explain, confirm and in some cases disprove conventional wisdom in the NFC North. One of the first nuggets that caug...

    Blog | August 26, 2011
  11. Kickoff rule: Go deep or hit high?

    Kevin Seifert

    In case you haven't heard, the NFL has mandated all kickoffs be marked at the 35-yard line this season (and preseason). But we spent so much time dissecting the Chicago Bears' mistake/miscommunication/passive protest earlier this week that I think we...

    Blog | August 18, 2011
  12. The NFL's true impact on crime

    Kevin Seifert

    Thanks to Matt of Boulder for providing an NFC North angle to the utterly self-absorbed comments that Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis recently made to ESPN's Sal Paolantonio. In case you missed it, Lewis predicted that U.S. crime will rise this...

    Blog | May 24, 2011
  13. Gabe Carimi: Instant upgrade for Bears

    Kevin Seifert

    Jackpot! The Chicago Bears were at the mercy of 28 other teams Thursday night in their efforts to improve their offensive line. Their best-case scenario was for one of the to offensive tackles to get pushed down the board by a run at quarterbacks,...

    Blog | April 28, 2011
  14. In improving O-line, Bears need inside help

    Kevin Seifert

    On Monday, I passed along Matt Williamson's assessment of the Chicago Bears' offensive line. In case you missed it, he ranked it last in the NFC North and, if you have an Insider subscription, executed a position-by-position takedown of their 2010 st...

    Blog | April 19, 2011
  15. Packers, Vikings receive extra picks

    Kevin Seifert

    I'm a little late on the uptake here, but in case you haven't heard, the NFL awarded two NFC North teams compensatory draft picks Friday. The Green Bay Packers received an additional fourth-round pick, No. 131 overall. The Minnesota Vikings receiv...

    Blog | March 25, 2011
  16. BBAO: Cam Newton and the Vikings

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: In case you missed Adam Schefter's story late Thursday, Auburn quarterback Cam Newton is scheduled to work out privately for the Minnesota Vikings next Wednesday. The Vikings are one of nine teams that will take a se...

    Blog | March 25, 2011