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  1. BBAO: Calvin Johnson deserves better

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: There has been much written and said about the relatively poor teams that Detroit Lions Hall of Fame running back Barry Sanders played for. What today's fans might not realize, as Anwar S. Richardson of Mlive.com poi...

    Blog | June 24, 2013
  2. 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
  3. BBAO: Day 1 reviews

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Good mid-morning. Things got wild Thursday night in the NFC North, which welcomed a 3-D glasses-wearing pass-rusher, the son of a Hall of Fame defensive end, a trio of new Minnesota Vikings and a total of four lineme...

    Blog | April 26, 2013
  4. 'Madden 25' cover revealed tonight

    Kevin Seifert

    Here is your friendly reminder that Wednesday is the final day of voting for the all-NFC North "Madden 25" cover contest. Will it be Detroit Lions Hall of Fame running back Barry Sanders, representing the "Old School" bracket? Will it be Minnes...

    Blog | April 24, 2013
  5. 'Madden 25:' Sanders, Peterson move on

    Kevin Seifert

    So in case you missed it Wednesday night, we learned there is now a 50 percent chance of an NFC North player adorning the "Madden" cover for a second consecutive year. Detroit Lions Hall of Fame tailback Barry Sanders and Minnesota Vikings tailbac...

    Blog | April 11, 2013
  6. Barry Sanders: Lions are No. 2 in NFC North

    Kevin Seifert

    Has the Chicago Bears' coaching transition paved the way for a Detroit Lions resurgence? Hall of Fame running back Barry Sanders advanced that theory in this "First Take" video. "I certainly have a lot of hope for this year," Sanders said of the 2...

    Blog | April 10, 2013
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. Barry Sanders starts an ESPN 'Car Wash'*

    Kevin Seifert

    Some of you might already be aware that Detroit Lions Hall of Fame running back Barry Sanders will spend Tuesday going through the ESPN "Car Wash" in Bristol, Conn. You can catch him on "SportsCenter," "First Take" and various ESPN Radio shows throug...

    Blog | August 28, 2012
  12. Chris Doleman makes the Hall of Fame

    Kevin Seifert

    The NFC North will have one representative in the 2012 class of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Former Minnesota Vikings defensive end Chris Doleman was elected Saturday during the annual meeting of the Hall of Fame's selection committee in Indianapol...

    Blog | February 04, 2012
  13. Setting the table for a busy Saturday

    Kevin Seifert

    Saturday should be busy and rewarding for those of us in the NFC North. At 5:30 p.m. ET, the Pro Football Hall of Fame will announce its class of 2012. Former Minnesota Vikings Cris Carter and Chris Doleman are among those on the ballot. So is Gre...

    Blog | February 04, 2012
  14. Cris Carter still waiting on the Hall of Fame

    Kevin Seifert

    In 1994, Cris Carter set an NFL record with 122 receptions over the course of a 16-game season. Shortly thereafter, the Pro Football Hall of Fame received and put up for display his full uniform, commemorating an achievement that figured to stand for...

    Blog | February 03, 2012
  15. NFL Any Era: Ndamukong Suh

    Kevin Seifert

    This week, ESPN.com will unveil a project that will name 20 current players with the toughness to play in any era of NFL history. The first four players of the "Any Era" team, determined by a vote among 20 Hall of Fame players, were revealed Monday. ...

    Blog | January 23, 2012
  16. Barry Sanders weighs in on McShay mock

    Kevin Seifert

    Kyle of Quad Cities pointed me in the direction of an interesting Twitter exchange between Detroit Lions Hall of Fame running back Barry Sanders and the Detroit Free Press, all of which was started by Todd McShay's initial ESPN.com mock draft for 201...

    Blog | December 22, 2011