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  1. Vikings: Christian Ponder and the shotgun

    Kevin Seifert

    If you've been able to look past the Minnesota Vikings' uneven preseason results in the passing game, you've probably noticed another -- and perhaps more significant -- common thread. About 77 percent of quarterback Christian Ponder's passes have com...

    Blog | August 17, 2013
  2. Adrian Peterson's common-ground position

    Kevin Seifert

    In response to a question last week, Minnesota Vikings tailback Adrian Peterson professed a personal opinion about gay marriage but refused to advocate his position and made clear he accepted alternate viewpoints. And now, because he waded into an is...

    Blog | May 28, 2013
  3. Vikings and Brian Urlacher? Hmmmmm...

    Kevin Seifert

    Here's what we know: The Chicago Bears have yet to find a common financial ground with linebacker Brian Urlacher, a free agent who wants to continue playing in 2013. The Minnesota Vikings' middle linebacker is a free agent and making the rounds...

    Blog | March 13, 2013
  4. Good game for Jay Cutler to miss

    Kevin Seifert

    Common sense suggested that Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler wouldn't play Monday night against the San Francisco 49ers, eight days after suffering a concussion on a brutal helmet-to-helmet hit, his second concussion in three years and his third ...

    Blog | November 16, 2012
  5. ESPN The Magazine: Calvin Johnson cover

    Kevin Seifert

    If there was a common theme during my four stops in CampTour'12, it was how little national attention the NFC North seemed to be receiving. I was used to camera crews on a Brett Favre stakeout, multiple satellite trucks and lots of media folks who...

    Blog | August 21, 2012
  6. Daily mailbag: Roger Goodell and the CBA

    Kevin Seifert

    John of Belleville, Ill., is tired of a common refrain from players suspended as part of the New Orleans Saints bounty case. In particular, the "judge, jury and executioner" theory that suggests NFL commissioner Roger Goodell shouldn't both determine...

    Blog | June 18, 2012
  7. Interest in the Vikings' No. 3 overall spot

    Kevin Seifert

    PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Greetings from the Breakers Hotel, where one smells freshly cut grass at the front door and sea air in the back. I've been circulating through the common(er) areas for the past few hours, and while there is no hard news to report ...

    Blog | March 25, 2012
  8. David DeCastro and the NFC North

    Kevin Seifert

    The Green Bay Packers' sudden need at center has led us to consider their options in the 2012 draft class. That will probably be a common theme for the next month, especially after free agent Jeff Saturday scheduled a visit with the Denver Broncos an...

    Blog | March 21, 2012
  9. Dom Capers lets the Packers loose

    Kevin Seifert

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- This is what happens when grown men come together for a common good, exercising maturity and minimizing ego to address a problem that has proved vexing to all parties. As you probably know, Green Bay Packers cornerback Charles W...

    Blog | November 15, 2011
  10. Scramble'11: Awaiting the Lions' CB move

    Kevin Seifert

    Via Twitter, @gregfairbanks expressed a common refrain from the fan base of any team that didn't make a Day 1 splash in free agency: "Awfully quiet on the lions front -- any news brewing??" I haven't abandoned my expectation that the Detroit Lions...

    Blog | July 27, 2011
  11. FavreWatch: What will he do?

    Kevin Seifert

    AP Photo/Tom OlmscheidIt seems as if Brett Favre has every reason to return to the Vikings in the fall, but will he? It's become the most common greeting in Minnesota. What do you think Favre will do? If I had a nickel for every time someone...

    Blog | February 17, 2010
  12. Interconference matchups: NFC North/AFC North

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert Division matchups rightly carry pre-eminent importance in every team's schedule. But never underestimate the importance of the interconference schedule -- those four common AFC opponents each NFC North team ...

    Blog | July 14, 2009
  13. Debunking the conspiracy theory

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert INDIANAPOLIS -- Ryan of Minneapolis voiced a common refrain from readers in the wake of Friday's post about Minnesota's plans for quarterbacks Tarvaris Jackson and Gus Frerotte. (To review, coach Brad Ch...

    Blog | February 21, 2009
  14. Uncertain QB situations common in NFC North

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert There is something about a quarterback controversy that draws interest from even the most casual football fans. Here in the NFC North we have a gen-u-ine, honest-to-goodness battle: When the Chicago Bears report T...

    Blog | July 22, 2008