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  1. NFC North salary-cap space

    Kevin Seifert

    Research for a future post brought me to some figures that always carry high interest. Below, you'll find the up-to-date salary-cap reports for each NFC North team, based on ESPN Stats & Information resources. The figures include all rookies w...

    Blog | June 18, 2013
  2. No guarantees for Bears' D.J. Williams

    Kevin Seifert

    New Chicago Bears linebacker D.J. Williams didn't officially sign his contract until last Thursday, and I've finally gotten a look at the specifics via ESPN Stats & Information resources. The structure of Williams' one-year, $1.75 million deal furthe...

    Blog | April 08, 2013
  3. DraftWatch: Lions between No. 3 and No. 9

    Kevin Seifert

    We are now one Sunday's worth of games away from locking in the Detroit Lions' position in the 2013 draft. They've been running No. 5 overall for a few weeks in ESPN Stats & Information's projected draft order, and I've tried to expand upon their...

    Blog | December 26, 2012
  4. Tim Jennings amid all pass defenders

    Kevin Seifert

    My AFC South colleague Paul Kuharsky came up with a worthwhile analysis of how players from various positions can disrupt the passing game. (Actually, ESPN Stats & Information did the heavy lifting, but I didn't want Kuharsky to feel bad. He's a litt...

    Blog | December 01, 2012
  5. BBAO: Statistical points for Adrian Peterson

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Our friends at ESPN Stats & Information have posted a statistic- and history-based spin on the discussion we've been having on Minnesota Vikings tailback Adrian Peterson's competition with Denver Broncos quarterb...

    Blog | November 16, 2012
  6. NFC North run-pass distribution by quarter

    Kevin Seifert

    In the process of researching the Green Bay Packers' run-pass distribution for the blog and the Inside Slant podcast, I got my grubby hands on some raw data that might prove interesting to the masses. Jeremy Mills of ESPN Stats & Information pass...

    Blog | October 13, 2012
  7. Bears reducing sack totals despite pressure

    Kevin Seifert

    Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler has been under pressure throughout the season, but the Bears have found ways of late to avoid drive-killing sacks. That's the upshot of some video analysis from ESPN Stats & Information in advance of Monday ni...

    Blog | November 04, 2011
  8. Free Head Exam: Chicago Bears

    Kevin Seifert

    After the Chicago Bears' 34-29 victory Sunday over the Carolina Panthers, here are three issues that merit further examination: How important is it for this Bears team to emphasize its running game? ESPN Stats & Information produced some stu...

    Blog | October 03, 2011
  9. Bears: On Matt Forte, Anthony Adams et al

    Kevin Seifert

    Chicago Bears players are reporting to training camp Friday afternoon at Olivet Nazarene University, so let's hit a couple newsworthy items and then some excellent research by our friends at ESPN Stats & Information: Tailback Matt Forte reported ...

    Blog | July 29, 2011
  10. Strength of schedule in 2010 and 2011

    Kevin Seifert

    OK now. For those of you who caught the earlier version of this post, we need to clarify that ESPN Stats & Information has provided us with the 2011 strength of schedule (SOS) based on 2010 results. As we've discussed before, this information is ...

    Blog | January 05, 2011
  11. How the Bears would gain top seed

    Kevin Seifert

    The chart below provides one-stop shopping for those interested in the Chicago Bears' chances for taking the No. 1 seed in the NFC playoff picture and how it could happen. Special thanks to Alok Pattani of ESPN Stats & Information and ed...

    Blog | December 28, 2010
  12. The Bears and the No. 1 seed

    Kevin Seifert

    Some of you have asked if the Chicago Bears could earn the No. 1 seed in the NFC playoffs and thus have home-field advantage through the NFC Championship Game. The answer, courtesy ESPN Stats & Information, is yes -- if six games over the next tw...

    Blog | December 21, 2010
  13. A low point for Air & Space

    Kevin Seifert

    We've noted on a few occasions that Air & Space 2.0 in the NFC North has been a dud. Never has that been more evident than last weekend. According to the Elias Sports Bureau, via ESPN Stats & Information, NFL quarterbacks combined for a 96...

    Blog | November 18, 2010
  14. NFC North draft rankings from Scouts Inc.

    Kevin Seifert

    We passed along Mel Kiper's 2010 draft grades Sunday. Now let's take a look at a different way of analyzing the draft, developed by Scouts Inc. with help from ESPN Stats & Information. You'll need an Insider subscription to read the whole story, ...

    Blog | April 26, 2010
  15. Taking it easy in 2009

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert The end of the NFL season gave my colleagues over in ESPN Stats & Information a chance to compile official strength of schedule for the 2009 season. The Reader's Digest version: The Detroit Lions have ef...

    Blog | February 02, 2009