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  1. By the bye: Green Bay Packers

    Kevin Seifert

    Reviewing the Green Bay Packers at their bye: Record: 6-3 Nine-game capsule: The Packers have put themselves in the thick of playoff contention after an unexpected and unsettling 2-3 start. Their final-play loss to the Seattle Seahawks in Week ...

    Blog | November 10, 2012
  2. Weak NFL response suggests more of same

    Kevin Seifert

    The NFL repeatedly has played us for fools over the past two months. Did you expect that to change with Tuesday's response to the final play of the Green Bay Packers' 14-12 loss to the Seattle Seahawks? Instead of fully owning up to an inexcusable...

    Blog | September 25, 2012
  3. Full NFL statement on Packers-Seahawks

    Kevin Seifert

    Here is the full text of the statement the NFL just released on the final play of the Green Bay Packers' 14-12 loss to the Seattle Seahawks. In sum, the NFL admits that receiver Golden Tate should have been called for offensive pass interference afte...

    Blog | September 25, 2012
  4. BBAO: Matthew Stafford set for MRI

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over. (We're also on Facebook and Twitter.) Most of the immediate attention after the Detroit Lions' 44-41 loss Sunday to the Tennessee Titans focused on the botched final play. We discussed the Lions' options in some d...

    Blog | September 24, 2012
  5. Analytics: Lions should have gone for 1st

    Kevin Seifert

    As we discussed earlier Sunday, execution was not the issue when the Detroit Lions attempted to draw the Tennessee Titans offsides on the final play of a 44-41 loss. The Lions just got too cute, in my estimation. Once they decided not to play for a f...

    Blog | September 23, 2012
  6. Levy-Webb: The face mask that wasn't

    Kevin Seifert

    Judge for yourself. Here is the photo evidence of a clear face mask penalty that occurred on the final play of the Detroit Lions' 34-28 victory over the Minnesota Vikings. Lions linebacker DeAndre Levy sure seems to have a firm grasp of Vikings qu...

    Blog | December 11, 2011
  7. Free Head Exam: Detroit Lions

    Kevin Seifert

    After the Detroit Lions' 23-16 loss to the Atlanta Falcons, here are three issues that merit further examination: The Lions are terming quarterback Matthew Stafford day-to-day because of an injured right ankle suffered on his final play of Sunday...

    Blog | October 24, 2011
  8. Free Head Exam: Green Bay Packers

    Kevin Seifert

    After the Green Bay Packers' 31-27 loss to the New England Patriots, here are three issues that merit further examination: The Packers allowed about 20 seconds to run off the clock before what turned out to be their final play, a fourth-and-1 at ...

    Blog | December 20, 2010
  9. NFL offers context in face mask ruling

    Kevin Seifert

    I returned to NFC North headquarters Monday to find the brawl still taking place over Green Bay's final play of the season. As we visually noted Sunday, Arizona cornerback Michael Adams caught his right index finger on Packers quarterback Aaron Ro...

    Blog | January 11, 2010
  10. Did missed face mask cost the Packers?

    Kevin Seifert

    Green Bay's 51-45 loss at Arizona included any number of subplots. Here's one of them: On the final play of the game, Cardinals cornerback Michael Adams seems to have a hold of Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers' facemask. Rodgers fumbled the ball,...

    Blog | January 10, 2010
  11. DraftWatch: Strength of schedule

    Kevin Seifert

    I think we can all agree on brightest moment of Detroit's season: Quarterback Matthew Stafford's 1-yard touchdown pass to tight end Brandon Pettigrew on the final play of a 38-37 victory over Cleveland. The score established Stafford as a gutsy, ultr...

    Blog | December 17, 2009
  12. Rapid Reaction: 49ers 10, Bears 6

    Kevin Seifert

    Come on. You know you were thinking it. As Chicago was driving for what could have been the winning points Thursday night, you were waiting for Jay Cutler to throw another (red zone) interception. Sure enough, Cutler obliged on the final play of the ...

    Blog | November 12, 2009
  13. Reality sets in for Favre

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert MINNEAPOLIS -- On his final play Friday evening, Brett Favre looked up and saw Kansas City coming at him with what football people call a "Zero Blitz." Suffice to say, the Chiefs had more pass-rushers ...

    Blog | August 22, 2009
  14. Rapid Reaction: Vikings 20, Giants 19

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert MINNEAPOLIS -- Ryan Longwell just clinched the NFC North title for Minnesota. Longwell's 50-yard field goal on the final play bailed the Vikings out of a botched two-minute drill, lifting the Vikings to their ...

    Blog | December 28, 2008
  15. Teams take divergent paths in building rosters around Tom Brady, ...

    Kevin Seifert

    The Patriots and Broncos took much different approaches to building around their future Hall of Fame quarterbacks, Tom Brady and Peyton Manning, writes Kevin Seifert.

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2014
  16. Insider: Someone will give Jay Cutler $20M

    Kevin Seifert

    Mike Sando's analysis of upcoming quarterback contracts offers a thoughtful discussion of, among other topics, the financial future of Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler. The Bears seem set to let Cutler play out the final year of his contract,...

    Blog | August 15, 2013