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  1. George Halas: No. 4 all time on ESPN list

    Kevin Seifert's ranking of the top 20 NFL coaches didn't turn out to be a battle between Vince Lombardi and George Halas, after all. The cross-platform 22-person committee placed Halas No. 4 overall, meaning it deemed Lombardi and two other yet-to-be-n...

    Blog | June 08, 2013
  2. Another vote for George Halas in rankings

    Kevin Seifert

    I've taken the liberty of applying an NFC North-centric focus to ESPN's cross-platform ranking of the top 20 coaches in NFL history, positioning it as a battle between George Halas (Chicago Bears) and Vince Lombardi (Green Bay Packers). Three members...

    Blog | May 31, 2013
  3. Vince Lombardi, George Halas and rankings

    Kevin Seifert

    As you might have noticed, ESPN and will begin counting down the top 20 coaches in NFL history later this week. Trey Wingo provides the basic parameters in the video, and from an NFC North perspective, this list is going to boil down to wher...

    Blog | May 21, 2013
  4. BBAO: A new Lovie Smith

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Something is different about the Chicago Bears this season, and it's not just their potential for an explosive offense. As Dan Pompei of the Chicago Tribune writes, coach Lovie Smith is physically rejuvenated, having...

    Blog | September 05, 2012
  5. The definition of 'cuss word' in Chicago

    Kevin Seifert

    Washington Redskins general manager Bruce Allen offered a very solid NFC North-centric story Monday in a guest column over at You don't need much set-up, other than to know Allen was present for a meeting in 1964 with Chicago B...

    Blog | July 09, 2012
  6. 16-0 Watch: McCarthy's unheralded run

    Kevin Seifert

    Most of us treat our head coaches like offensive linemen. We don't have much to say until they make a mistake or get beat or otherwise indicate they should be replaced. If you don't hear much discussion about a coach's job performance, there probably...

    Blog | December 06, 2011
  7. NFC North weekend mailbag

    Kevin Seifert

    After some time in the shop, the weekend mailbag is baaaaaaacckkkk. Typing that word reminds me of the way Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers announced his return from a concussion last season. (I'm baaaaaaacckkkk, he texted to ESPNMilwau...

    Blog | May 21, 2011
  8. Flash Points: Bears' defining moment

    Kevin Seifert

    What key event significantly changed the fortunes of the Bears -- for better or worse? Give us your take and we'll give you our definitive moment on May 17. The Chicago Bears have been in the pro football mix since it started in 1920, a fact now c...

    Blog | May 10, 2011
  9. BBAO: Halas helped save the Packers

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: As we discussed Sunday, in recent years the rivalry between the Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears has been intense but respectful. Why is that? David Haugh of the Chicago Tribune offers a theory. In 1956, Bears ...

    Blog | January 19, 2011
  10. How about reprise of the 'Sneakers Game?'

    Kevin Seifert

    I've got a great idea for the Chicago Bears, a genuinely original thought that will guarantee them a victory Monday night on what is expected to be a frozen field at TCF Bank Stadium. Sneakers. Or, as kids these days might call them, flat-botto...

    Blog | December 18, 2010
  11. Blanda's pro career began in Chicago

    Kevin Seifert

    The death of Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback/kicker George Blanda brings to mind the earliest part of his professional career with the Chicago Bears. Here's how the folks at the Hall of Fame Players Association encapsulated that part of Blanda'...

    Blog | September 27, 2010
  12. Bears keeping WR options open

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by ESPN's George Smith LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Just how interested are the Chicago Bears in acquiring wide receivers Plaxico Burress and Brandon Marshall? After practice at Halas Hall Wednesday, Bears head coach Lovie Smith was playing it c...

    Blog | June 17, 2009