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  1. BBAO: Lions' David Akers is back

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: There was never a kicking controversy in Detroit, not as long as veteran David Akers could demonstrate he had moved past an injury-plagued 2012 season for the San Francisco 49ers. That moment appeared to take place M...

    Blog | August 20, 2013
  2. Previewing Preseason Week 2: Vikings

    Kevin Seifert

    In which we look ahead to the Vikings' second preseason game: Opponent: Buffalo Bills Location: Ralph Wilson Stadium Time: 7 p.m. ET Personnel notes: Starters are expected to play at least one quarter, if not more, after the first-team of...

    Blog | August 16, 2013
  3. BBAO: Lions to host CB Rashean Mathis

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: For insomniac reasons I don't care to get into, I posted a review of the Detroit Lions' rough preseason outing against the Cleveland Browns in the wee hours of Friday morning. A bit later, ESPN's Adam Schefter report...

    Blog | August 16, 2013
  4. Viewing Desmond Bishop as a 50-50 deal

    Kevin Seifert

    The continuing health issues of Minnesota Vikings linebacker Desmond Bishop, and the resulting jeopardizing of his presumed roster spot, adds local relevance to an important study published in June by the American Journal of Orthopedics. In case y...

    Blog | August 14, 2013
  5. BBAO: Concerned about Bears' offense?

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: How concerned should the Chicago Bears be about their offense? ESPNChicago.com's Jeff Dickerson and Michael C. Wright examined that question as part of this Four Downs post. Dickerson wrote that despite the ample ...

    Blog | August 13, 2013
  6. Previewing preseason Week 1

    Kevin Seifert

    In which we look ahead to Week 1 of the 2013 preseason. All four NFC North teams will take the field Friday night. Rob Demovsky will have a preview of the Green Bay Packers' game against the Arizona Cardinals, and our friends at ESPNChicago.com handl...

    Blog | August 09, 2013
  7. Vikings: Bishop injury solidifies Henderson

    Kevin Seifert

    When training camp opened 10 days ago, Erin Henderson was working as the Minnesota Vikings' first-team middle linebacker and Desmond Bishop was positioned with the second team at weak-side linebacker. As camp resumes Monday, Henderson appears more en...

    Blog | August 05, 2013
  8. Camp Confidential: Minnesota Vikings

    Kevin Seifert

    MANKATO, Minn. -- Leslie Frazier dived into history to craft a message for his third training camp as the Minnesota Vikings' coach. Single-season playoff runs, such as the one the Vikings went on last season, are not uncommon. Reaching the postseason...

    Blog | August 01, 2013
  9. BBAO: Sack totals among Lions DEs

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Here's a jarring nugget from Dave Birkett's story in the Detroit Free Press on the Detroit Lions' defensive line: None of their top four defensive ends have had a double-digit sack season, either in the NFL or colleg...

    Blog | August 01, 2013
  10. A Mankato offer few could refuse

    Kevin Seifert

    For those of you who keep your eyes on the road while driving, well, you'll never know what you miss. We've had some fun in Green Bay, Wis., at Merle Norman's Cosmetics and Alan B. Shepard and Shabbona Elementary Schools in Bourbannais, Ill. So it...

    Blog | July 27, 2013
  11. Vikings camp: Day 1

    Kevin Seifert

    MANKATO, Minn. -- It was a crisp 60 degrees here Friday morning when the Minnesota Vikings took the field for their first walk-through practice of training camp. Temperatures had warmed up a bit by the time they returned for their full mid-afternoon ...

    Blog | July 26, 2013
  12. Desmond Bishop's first stop: OLB

    Kevin Seifert

    As his players reported Thursday to training camp, Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier revealed an important and not entirely unexpected bit of information: Desmond Bishop will start training camp as an outside linebacker rather than inside, as wa...

    Blog | July 25, 2013
  13. Health status check as vets report to camp

    Kevin Seifert

    NFL players are never healthier than on the first day of training camp, or so goes conventional wisdom. As the first NFC North veterans report to training camp Wednesday -- Chicago Bears players are headed to Bourbonnais, Ill., as we speak -- it's wo...

    Blog | July 24, 2013
  14. Eight in the Box: NFC North camp issues

    Kevin Seifert

    What are the three key camp issues facing each NFC North team? CHICAGO BEARS Offense: Kyle Long's readiness The Bears drafted Long in the first round to help an offensive line that has struggled for years to protect quarterback Jay Cutler. Lon...

    Blog | July 19, 2013
  15. NFC North: Training camp issues

    Kevin Seifert

    In 10 days, all four NFC North teams will have stepped onto the practice field for their 2013 training camps. I can't think of a better way to wade through these final days than by identifying 10 key issues we will no doubt be focusing on over the ne...

    Blog | July 16, 2013
  16. BBAO: Charles Tillman vs. Calvin Johnson

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Sam Monson's snap-by-snap analysis of Chicago Bears cornerback Charles Tillman's 2012 season over at Pro Football Focus includes a detailed breakdown of Tillman's two games against Detroit Lions receiver Calvin Johns...

    Blog | July 09, 2013