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  1. Inside Slant: Adrian Peterson's MVP hopes

    Kevin Seifert

    The Inside Slant podcast this week was a tie-in to NFC West colleague Mike Sando's MVP Watch post, which features three quarterbacks ahead of Minnesota Vikings tailback Adrian Peterson in the rankings. Thirty years after Washington Redskins place...

    Blog | December 12, 2012
  2. Rapid Reaction: Vikings 24, 49ers 13

    Kevin Seifert

    MINNEAPOLIS -- A few thoughts on Sunday's events, a 24-13 win for the Vikings, at the Metrodome: What it means: The "any given Sunday" cliche once again proved accurate. The Minnesota Vikings, ranked No. 29 last week in's Power Rankings, ...

    Blog | September 23, 2012
  3. Injuries: Lions lose P Ben Graham

    Kevin Seifert

    We've had a couple of potentially significant injuries Sunday afternoon in the NFC North. First, Detroit Lions punter Ben Graham suffered a calf injury during the Tennessee Titans' trick-play punt return for a touchdown. Place-kicker Jason Hanson ...

    Blog | September 23, 2012
  4. Packers: Bad matchup or warning sign?

    Kevin Seifert

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- When did you know that Sunday wasn't going to go the Green Bay Packers' way? When did you know they were going to lose to the San Francisco 49ers, who ultimately took a 30-22 victory at Lambeau Field? For me, it wasn't when the ...

    Blog | September 09, 2012
  5. Saturday matchup: 49ers-Lions

    Kevin Seifert

    We'll try something different from our regular Saturday routine. Throughout the day, I'll post a look at various predictions and insights into Week 6 NFC North matchups. Eight of our 10 experts are picking the Detroit Lions to de...

    Blog | October 15, 2011
  6. Final Word: NFC North

    Kevin Seifert

    Five nuggets of knowledge on Week 6: Stopping Gore: The San Francisco 49ers are 18-7 when running back Frank Gore surpasses 100 yards. That will put the Detroit Lions' rush defense in the spotlight Sunday at Ford Field after a year spent discussin...

    Blog | October 14, 2011
  7. BBAO: Key number in Matt Forte talks

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: On Wednesday, we discussed the Chicago Bears' negotiations with tailback Matt Forte in the context of other deals that have been reached around the NFL. Most recently, the San Francisco 49ers agreed on a three-year e...

    Blog | September 01, 2011
  8. Mailbag: Impact of Gore deal on Matt Forte

    Kevin Seifert

    Frank Gore of the San Francisco 49ers is the latest NFL running back to receive a contract extension. Around here, many of you are wondering if Gore's deal will speed up or slow down negotiations between Matt Forte and the Chicago Bears. Chris of Chi...

    Blog | August 31, 2011
  9. Underrated players: NFC North

    Kevin Seifert

    A team-by-team look at the most underrated players in the division. Chicago Bears Matt Forte, tailback: You have to wonder how many people outside the NFC North realize that in his first three NFL seasons Forte has accumulated nearly 5,000 comb...

    Blog | June 10, 2011
  10. BBAO: Lewand fallout in Detroit

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Detroit Lions president Tom Lewand is subject to the NFL's personal conduct policy as a result of Friday's arrest on suspicion of drunken driving, but at this point he is not in danger of losing his job. That's t...

    Blog | June 28, 2010
  11. Thoughts, observations on 49ers vs. Bears

    Kevin Seifert

    Let's take a closer look at Chicago's 10-6 loss at San Francisco, beginning with a glance at how our pregame keys played out: As it turned out, the 49ers were an eminently beatable team Thursday night. Their defense put good pressure on Bears ...

    Blog | November 13, 2009
  12. Anticipating Bears-49ers

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert Here's how unpredictable the NFL is: As dark as these days are for Chicago and its fans, I have no trouble conceiving the possibility that the Bears could go to San Francisco on three days' rest and beat the 49er...

    Blog | November 12, 2009
  13. A couple of workhorses

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert You could make an argument that Sunday night's showdown at the Metrodome will feature two of the NFL's three most important players to their respective teams. Chicago tailback Matt Forte and Minnesota tailback Adria...

    Blog | November 26, 2008
  14. Quick Take: 49ers 31, Lions 13

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert How vulnerable is Detroit's defense? Even the NFL's most pass-happy offensive coordinator gave in and handed to his tailback 27 times Sunday. San Francisco's Mike Martz, fired after last season by the Lions, gave Fr...

    Blog | September 21, 2008
  15. Black and Blue all over: Rodgers shines

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert AP Photo/Jack Dempsey Aaron Rodgers silenced the doubters for at least one night. By all accounts, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers produced a scintillating performance Friday nig...

    Blog | August 23, 2008