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  1. BBAO: Devin Hester's 'prove-it' camp

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: A report that Chicago Bears kick returner Devin Hester has joined the Tennessee Titans' Chris Johnson in racing a cheetah -- ! -- merits a review of Hester's unique situation entering training camp. Hester threate...

    Blog | July 24, 2013
  2. ADCJ2KWatch: Adrian Peterson responds

    Kevin Seifert

    Because we still have more than a week until the free-agent market officially opens, and because it appears the NFC North did not add to its list of franchise players Monday, we'll bring you an entertaining response to one of last week's posts. As...

    Blog | March 04, 2013
  3. Chris Johnson aiming for Adrian Peterson

    Kevin Seifert

    You know the drill. A player is asked whether he will outperform a contemporary. The player says, "of course." And off we go. Tennessee Titans tailback Chris Johnson said on ESPN that he will rush for more yards than the Minnesota Vikings' Adrian ...

    Blog | February 28, 2013
  4. MVP Watch: What about Adrian Peterson?

    Kevin Seifert

    Mike Sando's weekly MVP Watch post has Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning atop the rankings. I agree with Sando's assessment, and yes, I'm well aware of the monster season Minnesota Vikings tailback Adrian Peterson is having. My AFC South c...

    Blog | December 19, 2012
  5. Final Word: NFC North

    Kevin Seifert

    Five nuggets of knowledge about Week 9: Heading to bye: The Green Bay Packers are hoping to squeeze out one more victory to enter their bye week 6-3 and emerge, presumably, with a much healthier team. The Arizona Cardinals are reeling, having lost...

    Blog | November 02, 2012
  6. Harrison Smith bracing for further discipline

    Kevin Seifert

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Even without one of their better defensive players Sunday, the Minnesota Vikings limited the Tennessee Titans to a single score in their 30-7 victory. But will they be put in a similar situation next week against the Washington Redskin...

    Blog | October 07, 2012
  7. Final Word: NFC North

    Kevin Seifert

    Five nuggets of knowledge about Week 5: Star tailback matchup? There was a time when a game featuring Adrian Peterson and Chris Johnson would have spurred a week's worth of storylines about who deserved the title of the NFL's best running back. At...

    Blog | October 05, 2012
  8. BBAO: A 'defining week' for the Bears

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over. (We're also on Facebook and Twitter.) I'm not a big believer that external attention to internal drama can unify a professional sports team, especially one with as much experience and as many veterans as the Chicago ...

    Blog | September 19, 2012
  9. RB market forming around Matt Forte

    Kevin Seifert

    We've known the market for the NFL's top running backs for some time. The Minnesota Vikings guaranteed Adrian Peterson $36 million as part of a seven-year deal last summer, and the Tennessee Titans awarded Chris Johnson $30 million in a six-year exte...

    Blog | March 05, 2012
  10. Franchise focus: Matt Forte

    Kevin Seifert

    Another in a daily series on NFC North players who are candidates to receive their team's franchise tag. The window for tagging players opens Monday and closes March 5. From the moment the Chicago Bears ended contract negotiations last summer with...

    Blog | February 15, 2012
  11. NFC North Stock Watch

    Kevin Seifert

    FALLING 1. Chances of a new contract for Matt Forte, Chicago Bears tailback: We've been discussing the risks and rewards of giving big money to a running back for months. Michael C. Wright of ESPNChicago.com recently posted some updated thoughts....

    Blog | November 01, 2011
  12. ForteWatch: Chasing Chris Johnson

    Kevin Seifert

    Trevor reached out during Tuesday's SportsNation chat: Trevor (De Pere, WI) Kevin! We need a ForteWatch up in this blog! He's on pace for over 2,000 yards from scrimmage! LOUD NOISES! Kevin Seifert (2:16 PM) I can see that. I need four ar...

    Blog | October 26, 2011
  13. Adrian Peterson wasn't going anywhere

    Kevin Seifert

    Inside the Minnesota Vikings' organization, there never seemed much doubt about the future of All-Pro tailback Adrian Peterson. From owner Zygi Wilf on down, team officials made clear that under no circumstances would Peterson leave when his rookie c...

    Blog | September 10, 2011
  14. Market forming for Adrian Peterson deal

    Kevin Seifert

    Earlier this offseason, Minnesota Vikings tailback Adrian Peterson said he was "in the driver's seat" as he approached the final year of his rookie contract. He was due to make at least $10.72 million in 2011 and had a premium foundation from which t...

    Blog | September 01, 2011
  15. BBAO: Lions' Titus Young progressing

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: A national eye will be on the Detroit Lions during Saturday night's preseason game against the New England Patriots, scheduled to be televised by CBS. Will the country see the debut of the first high Lions draft choi...

    Blog | August 26, 2011
  16. Adrian Peterson continues righting a wrong

    Kevin Seifert

    MANKATO, Minn. -- If some good came of Adrian Peterson's unfortunate use of analogies this offseason, it's this: It forced one of the NFL's highest-profile players into a bond with two of the world's most prominent advocates for ending human traffick...

    Blog | August 05, 2011