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  1. Franchise deadline: Phil Loadholt?

    Kevin Seifert

    NFL teams have until 4 p.m. ET to use their franchise tag on one of their pending free agents. Already, as we discussed Friday, the Chicago Bears have used theirs on defensive tackle Henry Melton. So what about the rest of the NFC North? Detroit L...

    Blog | March 04, 2013
  2. BBAO: 'Schwartz rule' re-contemplated

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: INDIANAPOLIS -- The NFL scouting combine includes not only evaluations of draft-eligible players. Teams are also managing their salary cap and negotiating with their own free agents. Meanwhile, the league's competiti...

    Blog | February 21, 2013
  3. NFC North: Free-agency primer

    Kevin Seifert

    Chicago Bears Potential unrestricted free agents: Linebacker Darrell McClover, defensive end Adewale Ogunleye, running back Adrian Peterson, linebacker Pisa Tinoisamoa. Potential restricted free agents: Defensive end Mark Anderson, safety Josh ...

    Blog | March 04, 2010
  4. Two veteran O-linemen for Lions

    Kevin Seifert

    Over the past couple of days, the Detroit Lions have added two free agent offensive linemen who have started a combined 170 games in their careers. On paper, at least, the arrival of guard Jake Scott and guard/center Leroy Harris has made for a crowd...

    Blog | June 04, 2013
  5. Glover Quin: A versatile, durable safety

    Kevin Seifert

    The Detroit Lions sandwiched Wednesday's marquee free-agent signing -- running back Reggie Bush -- with two defensive players whose names only the most hard-core NFL fans would recognize. We've already discussed the addition of defensive lineman Jaso...

    Blog | March 13, 2013
  6. Lions: Status check on Louis Delmas

    Kevin Seifert

    You might recall that Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew has taken a decidedly neutral position on the future of safety Louis Delmas, a pending free agent and a presumably core player whose health status has cast doubt over contract negotiat...

    Blog | March 08, 2013
  7. FA'13: More Reggie Bush, Steven Jackson

    Kevin Seifert

    Recently we used Bill Polian's comprehensive free-agent ratings to discuss the (unlikely) match between the Green Bay Packers and free-agent running back Reggie Bush. But as long as we're at the height of silly season, we might as well acknowledge a...

    Blog | February 11, 2013
  8. BBAO: Lions planning active free agency

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew made a mildly surprising projection Thursday: The Lions will be an active player in the free agent market this offseason. I think we would all agree the Lions need help ...

    Blog | February 08, 2013
  9. BBAO: Ted Ginn Jr. spurns Lions, Vikings

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Free agent Ted Ginn Jr. visited two of our NFC North teams as he tested the market, presumably in search of a role or contract better than what the San Francisco 49ers were offering. He must not have seen enough oppo...

    Blog | March 23, 2012
  10. David DeCastro and the NFC North

    Kevin Seifert

    The Green Bay Packers' sudden need at center has led us to consider their options in the 2012 draft class. That will probably be a common theme for the next month, especially after free agent Jeff Saturday scheduled a visit with the Denver Broncos an...

    Blog | March 21, 2012
  11. BBAO: Jeff Saturday visits Packers

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: We noted Monday that the Green Bay Packers were on the interest list of veteran free-agent center Jeff Saturday. Jason Wilde of ESPNMilwaukee.com confirms the next step in that process: Saturday actually visited the ...

    Blog | March 20, 2012
  12. Double dose of mock-draft action

    Kevin Seifert

    Not interested in Peyton Manning's next move? Unenthused by a free-agent market that lost 21 players to the franchise tag? Then come along for the third set of mock drafts this offseason from ESPN analysts Mel Kiper and Todd McShay . You'll need an ...

    Blog | March 07, 2012
  13. Scramble'11: No CBs yet for Lions

    Kevin Seifert

    The available free agent cornerbacks for the Detroit Lions to choose from are dwindling. The latest name off the board is Johnathan Joseph, whose monster agreement with the Houston Texans reportedly includes $23.5 million guaranteed. Earlier this ...

    Blog | July 28, 2011
  14. BBAO: Free-agent rules evolving

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: It's already clear that NFL team executives will need their heads on a swivel during this unprecedented transition from the lockout. Here's an example: Monday afternoon, the NFL announced that teams would be eligi...

    Blog | July 26, 2011
  15. BBAO: Plaxico Burress and Bears (redux)

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: As you probably know by now, free-agent receiver Plaxico Burress told ESPN 1000 on Tuesday that the Chicago Bears are one of the top three teams he would like to sign with when the market opens. It takes two to tango...

    Blog | July 13, 2011
  16. BBAO: Lions tight-lipped on Atogwe

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Detroit Lions officials weren't saying much about their potential interest in free-agent safety Oshiomogho Atogwe after Thursday's organized team activity. Amid indications that the Lions would be interested at a ...

    Blog | June 04, 2010