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  1. The return of the Lions' personal fouls

    Kevin Seifert

    When a player -- any player -- wags his finger in the face of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, the football world takes notice. Fair or otherwise, that has been the effect of the poor decision by Detroit Lions defensive end Willie Young to...

    Blog | August 24, 2013
  2. 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
  3. Football Today: Talking NFC North

    Kevin Seifert

    The NFC portion of the ESPN.com blog network participated Monday in the revamped "Football Today" podcast . My segment begins around the 9:30 mark, where Robert Flores and I discussed the Green Bay Packers' revamped offensive line, the Minnesota Viki...

    Blog | June 03, 2013
  4. BBAO: Retire Brian Urlacher's No. 54?

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Now that we've dissected Brian Urlacher's retirement and assessed his chances at enshrinement in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, we should ask the next question: Will the Bears retire his No. 54? That issue might b...

    Blog | May 23, 2013
  5. Football Outsiders: Remaining needs

    Kevin Seifert

    Football Outsiders, a statistics-based analysis service, has been producing division-by-division Insider files on remaining team needs. You'll need a subscription to read the entire NFC North post , but below I've taken a few excerpts and written a f...

    Blog | May 18, 2013
  6. The pressing matter of NFL's best DT duo

    Kevin Seifert

    In the still of a Thursday in May, Nick Fairley's suggestion that he is part of the NFL's best defensive tackle duo qualifies as a worthy football discussion. I waded in on Twitter this morning, noting that Fairley's inconsistency in his first two se...

    Blog | May 16, 2013
  7. Draft impact: Lions' Ziggy Ansah

    Kevin Seifert

    Another in a periodic series examining the roles of NFC North newcomers: We have all debated the potential for Ziggy Ansah's immediate impact as a Detroit Lions defensive end in 2013. Ansah was a late arrival to football, a late bloomer on the NFL...

    Blog | May 01, 2013
  8. 'Madden NFL 25' cover: It's Barry Sanders!

    Kevin Seifert

    There was a time not too long ago when Barry Sanders seemed destined for a reclusive life after football. He faxed a surprise retirement announcement to his hometown newspaper in 1999, fled to England and later spent time in arbitration with ...

    Blog | April 24, 2013
  9. Detroit Lions schedule analysis

    Kevin Seifert

    Breakdown: The Detroit Lions' 4-12 season last year apparently has reduced their national appeal. Their schedule includes only one prime-time game, a home date on "Monday Night Football" in Week 15 against the Baltimore Ravens. Frankly, with the n...

    Blog | April 18, 2013
  10. Jason Hanson: 'Come to grips with kicking'

    Kevin Seifert

    In the days since place-kicker Jason Hanson announced his retirement from the Detroit Lions, I've received a steady stream of the same question: Will he be elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame? Hanson, after all, finished his 21-year career wi...

    Blog | April 09, 2013
  11. Hall of Fame wait over for Cris Carter

    Kevin Seifert

    As you might have heard, three of the four Pro Football Hall of Fame finalists with NFC North ties were elected Saturday to the class of 2013. Minnesota Vikings receiver Cris Carter and senior nominees Dave Robinson (Green Bay Packers) and Curley Cul...

    Blog | February 02, 2013
  12. Hall of Fame: More NFC North love?

    Kevin Seifert

    The Pro Football Hall of Fame selection committee has included a player with NFC North ties in every class dating back to the inception of this blog. We had Minnesota Vikings guard Randall McDaniel in 2009. In 2010, Vikings defensive lineman John ...

    Blog | January 31, 2013
  13. 2013 Hall of Fame finalists: NFC North

    Kevin Seifert

    There are four NFC North connections among the 15 finalists for the 2013 class of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, announced Friday morning, including both nominations from the Senior Committee. A quick glance: Receiver Cris Carter NFC North connec...

    Blog | January 11, 2013
  14. Rapid Reaction: Vikings 37, Packers 34

    Kevin Seifert

    MINNEAPOLIS -- A few thoughts from one of the best NFC North football games we've seen in recent memory: What it means: The Minnesota Vikings qualified for the playoffs by winning their fourth consecutive regular-season game. They beat the Green B...

    Blog | December 30, 2012
  15. Next up: Adrian Peterson?

    Kevin Seifert

    Here in the NFC North, we are half way to a feat that hasn't occurred in 80 years of football record-keeping. Saturday night, Detroit Lions receiver Calvin Johnson broke the NFL's single-season record for receiving yards. Johnson has 1,892 receivi...

    Blog | December 23, 2012
  16. More Jerry Rice on Calvin Johnson

    Kevin Seifert

    Because Monday night is Christmas Eve, ESPN's "Monday Night Football" airs on Saturday night in Week 15. That's tonight, and it happens to include the Detroit Lions, who will host the Atlanta Falcons. I'll be monitoring the game from NFC North blog h...

    Blog | December 22, 2012