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  1. 'Kickalicious' keeps it interesting for Lions

    Kevin Seifert

    So, Kickalicious made a 58-yard field goal Monday at the Detroit Lions' training camp. Veteran David Akers' longest conversion came from 40 yards, according to local reports. So is there anything to get excited about yet? I don't think so. At leas...

    Blog | July 29, 2013
  2. Dirty Laundry: What is 'abrupt movement?'

    Kevin Seifert

    From the start, the Green Bay Packers' decision to line up for a 58-yard field goal attempt last Sunday at Ford Field didn't make sense. Place-kicker Mason Crosby had already missed from 50 yards (twice) and 38 yards, and another miss would have give...

    Blog | November 21, 2012
  3. Guessing on Packers' faith in Mason Crosby

    Kevin Seifert

    DETROIT -- We all just saw the Green Bay Packers pass up a 49-yard field goal (indoors) in favor of going for it on fourth-and-4 at the Detroit Lions' 31-yard line. Quarterback Aaron Rodgers' pass to receiver Randall Cobb fell incomplete, but here...

    Blog | November 18, 2012
  4. 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
  5. Free Head Exam: Green Bay Packers

    Kevin Seifert

    After the Green Bay Packers' 23-10 win over the Chicago Bears, here are three issues that merit further examination: The Packers' first touchdown came on a fake field goal that got lost in the postgame shuffle Thursday night, at least on this blo...

    Blog | September 14, 2012
  6. Halftime: 49ers 16, Packers 7

    Kevin Seifert

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- A few thoughts at halftime, where a capacity crowd at Lambeau Field sits stunned by a two-score deficit: San Francisco 49ers place-kicker David Akers just hit the most amazing field goal I've ever seen. It was a line-drive -- y...

    Blog | September 09, 2012
  7. McCarthy thought Pope was out of bounds

    Kevin Seifert

    KANSAS CITY -- In the end, Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy didn't think he had enough evidence to challenge a key play that led to a Kansas City Chiefs field goal in the fourth quarter of a 19-14 loss Sunday. I don't think the episode had a dir...

    Blog | December 18, 2011
  8. Free Head Exam: Minnesota Vikings

    Kevin Seifert

    After Minnesota Vikings' 24-14 loss to the Atlanta Falcons, here are three issues that merit further examination: Coach Leslie Frazier admitted he erred in deciding to seek a touchdown rather than a short field goal on fourth-and-goal in the fou...

    Blog | November 28, 2011
  9. A one-score game in San Diego

    Kevin Seifert

    SAN DIEGO -- It appears we're headed toward a competitive fourth quarter here at Qualcomm Stadium. The San Diego Chargers have made it a one-score game, countering the Mason Crosby's 47-yard field goal with an 11-yard touchdown pass to tight end A...

    Blog | November 06, 2011
  10. 'Tebowing:' The Lions' Stephen Tulloch

    Kevin Seifert

    DENVER -- The Detroit Lions are leading the Denver Broncos 10-3 early in the second quarter, thanks to a 41-yard touchdown pass to the most wide open receiver you'll ever see (Titus Young) and a 50-yard field goal by Jason Hanson. But I think I kn...

    Blog | October 30, 2011
  11. Buccaneers make it a game

    Kevin Seifert

    MINNEAPOLIS -- The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have made it a game here at the Metrodome, and the Minnesota Vikings are fortunate to hold a lead as the fourth quarter begins. LeGarrette Blount's 27-yard touchdown run, along with a 36-yard field goal from...

    Blog | September 18, 2011
  12. Preseason: Low-scoring night for Vikings

    Kevin Seifert

    Reviewing Saturday's action at LP Field: Tennessee Titans 14, Minnesota Vikings 3 Preseason record: 0-1 Of interest: The Vikings' offense proved very much to be a work in progress, going scoreless until Ryan Longwell's 37-yard field goal in ...

    Blog | August 14, 2011
  13. Wrap-up: Dolphins 23, Packers 20

    Kevin Seifert

    Some quick thoughts on the Green Bay Packers' 23-20 loss to the Miami Dolphins. What it means: The Green Bay Packers are 3-3, with all three losses coming by three points. Two have been in overtime, and the winning field goal in the third came wit...

    Blog | October 17, 2010
  14. Wrap-up: Redskins 16, Packers 13

    Kevin Seifert

    Graham Gano kicked a 33-yard field goal in overtime Sunday to give the Washington Redskins a 16-13 win over the Green Bay Packers. What it means: Now 3-2, the Packers are once again a game behind the Chicago Bears in the NFC North. The Packers hav...

    Blog | October 10, 2010
  15. NFC North Week 3 decisive moment

    Kevin Seifert

    Situated at the Green Bay Packers' 33-yard line Monday night, the Chicago Bears were just outside of field goal range as the clock ticked down late in the fourth quarter. They needed at least 5 more yards to give kicker Robbie Gould a decent opportun...

    Blog | September 28, 2010
  16. Schwartz chose safe route before halftime

    Kevin Seifert

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Sunday's game at the Metrodome afforded us the opportunity to discuss and debate the Detroit Lions' decision to play for a field goal at the end of the second quarter in a 24-10 loss to the Minnesota Vikings. Lions coach Jim Schwartz a...

    Blog | September 26, 2010