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  1. BBAO: 2 ESPYS for Adrian Peterson

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Minnesota Vikings tailback Adrian Peterson was the big NFC North winner at the ESPYS on Wednesday night, bringing home the awards for best comeback and best NFL player. For those of you who didn't see it, Peterson...

    Blog | July 18, 2013
  2. Adrian Peterson 'never cheated the system'

    Kevin Seifert

    For some, the remarkable comeback of Minnesota Vikings tailback Adrian Peterson last season was too good to be true. Peterson returned to action in less than 10 months after major knee surgery and nearly broke the NFL record for rushing yards in a se...

    Blog | June 27, 2013
  3. Don't count on a Brian Urlacher comeback

    Kevin Seifert

    It never seemed likely that the Minnesota Vikings would pursue Brian Urlacher in free agency, given their sharp turn toward youth over the past two years. And now it seems clear that Urlacher had little interest in a mercenary-style role with the Vik...

    Blog | May 22, 2013
  4. Twitter Double Coverage: Manning vs. AP

    Kevin Seifert

    Hopefully you followed along earlier Wednesday when, after a brief technological issue, I chatted via Twitter (@ESPN_NFCNblog) with AFC West colleague Bill Williamson (@ESPN_AFCWest) about the stunning comebacks this season of Minnesota Vikings tailb...

    Blog | November 14, 2012
  5. Wrap-up: Lions 28, Seahawks 24

    Kevin Seifert

    A few thoughts on the Detroit Lions' 28-24 victory over the Seattle Seahawks at Ford Field: What it means: The Lions improved to 3-4, and all three victories this season have required a fourth-quarter comeback. I don't know if that's a good or a b...

    Blog | October 28, 2012
  6. Matthew Stafford makes comebacks a habit

    Kevin Seifert

    PHILADELPHIA -- I'll admit it. They fooled me again. Yep, I wrote off the Detroit Lions when their deficit grew to 10 points Sunday with 5 minutes, 18 seconds remaining at Lincoln Financial Field. I had this game marked as a victory for the Philadelp...

    Blog | October 14, 2012
  7. Wrap-up: Redskins 38, Vikings 26

    Kevin Seifert

    A few thoughts on Sunday's events at FedEx Field: What it means: The Minnesota Vikings saw their three-game winning streak end after a comeback fell short at FedEx Field. They're 4-2, officially a half-game behind the NFC North-leading Chicago Bea...

    Blog | October 14, 2012
  8. Rapid Reaction: Lions 26, Eagles 23

    Kevin Seifert

    PHILADELPHIA -- Some thoughts on a looooong game Sunday at Lincoln Financial Field. What it means: The Lions avoided a 1-4 start with a stunning comeback, reversing a 23-13 deficit midway through the fourth quarter to win in overtime. They are now...

    Blog | October 14, 2012
  9. Wrap-up: Colts 30, Packers 27

    Kevin Seifert

    A few thoughts on Sunday's events at Lucas Oil Stadium: What it means: The Green Bay Packers fell to 2-3 after a stunning second-half comeback by the Indianapolis Colts. Ahead 21-3 at halftime, the Packers were overwhelmed by an emotional Colts te...

    Blog | October 07, 2012
  10. By the bye: Detroit Lions

    Kevin Seifert

    Reviewing the Detroit Lions at their bye: Record: 1-3 Four-game capsule: The Lions opened the season with a signature fourth-quarter comeback to defeat the St. Louis Rams, but have fallen short in three subsequent attempts. Their offense has be...

    Blog | October 04, 2012
  11. Wrap-up: Colts 23, Vikings 20

    Kevin Seifert

    Wrapping up Sunday's events at Lucas Oil Stadium: What it means: The Vikings fell to 1-1 after Adam Vinatieri's 53-yard field goal with 12 seconds left wiped out a fourth-quarter comeback from an otherwise lackluster showing. As a franchise, the V...

    Blog | September 16, 2012
  12. Free Head Exam: Detroit Lions

    Kevin Seifert

    After the Detroit Lions' 27-23 victory over the St. Louis Rams, here are three issues that merit further examination: Here's another way of looking at the accomplishment of quarterback Matthew Stafford's latest comeback effort: The Lions won with...

    Blog | September 10, 2012
  13. Rapid Reaction: 49ers 30, Packers 22

    Kevin Seifert

    A few thoughts from Sunday's affair at Lambeau Field: What it means: The Green Bay Packers were outmuscled and outmaneuvered for most of this game by the San Francisco 49ers, and a fourth-quarter comeback fell short. The Packers are now 0-1 for th...

    Blog | September 09, 2012
  14. Matthew Stafford wins comeback award

    Kevin Seifert

    Another domino has fallen in what we figured would be a big night for NFC North accolades. A panel of Associated Press voters has named Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford its comeback player of the year. Two shoulder separations limited St...

    Blog | February 04, 2012
  15. Wrap-up: Packers 25, Falcons 14

    Kevin Seifert

    A few thoughts on the Green Bay Packers' comeback 25-14 victory over the Atlanta Falcons: What it means: The Packers improved to an NFL-best 5-0 after their most impressive performance of the season. The Packers also extended their winning streak ...

    Blog | October 09, 2011
  16. Free Head Exam: Detroit Lions

    Kevin Seifert

    After the Detroit Lions' 26-23 victory Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings, here are three issues that merit further examination: Coach Jim Schwartz did his best to temper excitement Monday about both the nature of the Lions' comeback victory an...

    Blog | September 26, 2011