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  1. Adrian Peterson's attorney begins defense

    Kevin Seifert

    As we've been discussing for much of the day, Minnesota Vikings tailback Adrian Peterson is prepared to mount a vigorous defense of a Class A misdemeanor he received after a nightclub incident Saturday morning in Houston. His newly-hired attorney,...

    Blog | July 09, 2012
  2. DraftTracker: Lions approaching full house

    Kevin Seifert

    The Detroit Lions will be the first NFC North team to get on the field for a training camp practice, and so it makes sense for them to have made signing their draft class a high priority. After a flurry of agreements Thursday afternoon, the Lions are...

    Blog | July 28, 2011
  3. On the clock: Quarterback quality in doubt

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by ESPN.com's Kevin Seifert NFL draftniks are flummoxed with the 2009 quarterback class, a situation of particular note for Detroit fans wondering if their team will target a signal-caller with the No. 1 overall pick. The conundrum, boiled...

    Blog | January 23, 2009
  4. BBAO: Bears complete draft signings

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: We're down to five unsigned draft choices here in the NFC North after the Chicago Bears wrapped up contracts for their 2013 class over the weekend. First-round draft pick Kyle Long agreed to terms on a four-year deal...

    Blog | May 20, 2013
  5. Shield your eyes from the 2011 draft

    Kevin Seifert

    A mere two years later, the 2011 draft is crumbling for most of the NFC North. At a time when it should be forming the nucleus of our respective teams, the class of '11 is instead causing some of our most gaping holes. The futures of two first-rou...

    Blog | May 14, 2013
  6. Packers sign most of draft class

    Kevin Seifert

    We noted earlier that the Detroit Lions have signed their 2013 draft class and that the Chicago Bears are one contract away from doing the same. Friday afternoon, the Green Bay Packers announced agreements with nine of their 11 draft choices. The ...

    Blog | May 10, 2013
  7. Lions sign draft class -- all of 'em

    Kevin Seifert

    As we've noted many times over the past two years, signing draft picks isn't the adventure that it used to be. The NFL's collective bargaining agreement, ratified for the 2011 season, created a streamlined negotiating process and provided far less wi...

    Blog | May 10, 2013
  8. Draft impact: Packers' Johnathan Franklin

    Kevin Seifert

    Another in a periodic series examining the roles of NFC North newcomers: Running back Eddie Lacy figures to absorb the majority of attention on the Green Bay Packers' draft class, considering his national name recognition and his status as the Pac...

    Blog | May 02, 2013
  9. Draft nugget: Bears' Marquess Wilson

    Kevin Seifert

    First in a periodic series on NFC North draft quirks and foibles. Every draft class has its intrigue and spawns its share of daydreaming. The Chicago Bears' 2013 version might go something like this: What if wide receiver Marquess Wilson has his h...

    Blog | May 02, 2013
  10. BBAO: Bears get annual jump on contracts

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: The Chicago Bears never mess around when it comes to signing their draft picks, and this week they became the NFL's first team to start locking up members of its 2013 draft class. Fifth-round pick Jordan Mills and si...

    Blog | May 02, 2013
  11. Lions and a QB-free top 5

    Kevin Seifert

    The Detroit Lions have been out of the quarterback market for five years, making the relatively weak 2013 draft class seemingly irrelevant for them. On closer inspection, however, the situation could prove a hindrance as they prepare to make the No. ...

    Blog | April 02, 2013
  12. 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
  13. Tears of joy for Cris Carter

    Kevin Seifert

    I should have bet the house Saturday night that Cris Carter would emerge from behind a curtain, sit down and bawl his way through a question-and-answer session about his inclusion in the 2013 class of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. In 14 years of cov...

    Blog | February 02, 2013
  14. Hall of Fame wait over for Cris Carter

    Kevin Seifert

    As you might have heard, three of the four Pro Football Hall of Fame finalists with NFC North ties were elected Saturday to the class of 2013. Minnesota Vikings receiver Cris Carter and senior nominees Dave Robinson (Green Bay Packers) and Curley Cul...

    Blog | February 02, 2013
  15. Hall of Fame: More NFC North love?

    Kevin Seifert

    The Pro Football Hall of Fame selection committee has included a player with NFC North ties in every class dating back to the inception of this blog. We had Minnesota Vikings guard Randall McDaniel in 2009. In 2010, Vikings defensive lineman John ...

    Blog | January 31, 2013
  16. Cris Carter's 'Touchdown hands'

    Kevin Seifert

    Former Minnesota Vikings receiver Cris Carter is among the 15 finalists for the 2013 class of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. At some point, voters will relieve the three-way logjam at receiver between Carter, Tim Brown and Andre Reed. Will it be this...

    Blog | January 30, 2013