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  1. HOF: Dave Robinson tasted blood

    Kevin Seifert

    I'm not in Canton, Ohio, this evening, so I can't bring you a first-hand account of the two players with NFC North ties who are being inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. But I do want to bring you a highlight or two of the speeches from both...

    Blog | August 03, 2013
  2. HOF: Dave Robinson's play vs. tight ends

    Kevin Seifert

    Dave Robinson laughs when NFL teams abandon linebacker coverage for tight ends and instead scour the country for big safeties and cornerbacks. Because of all his accomplishments, Robinson might be most proud of the work he did as a speedy linebacker ...

    Blog | August 02, 2013
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Dave Robinson: More Lombardi-era HOFers

    Kevin Seifert

    It's easy to get lost in the shuffle when you played during the golden age of the NFL's most celebrated franchise. Dave Robinson was an elite playmaking linebacker on some of Vince Lombardi's best Green Bay Packers teams, but it took 38 years after h...

    Blog | February 02, 2013
  8. 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
  9. Packers watch as Colin Kaepernick runs by

    Kevin Seifert

    SAN FRANCISCO -- The way I see it, we have three options at the moment. We can start molding Colin Kaepernick's bust for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. We can run Dom Capers out of town. Or maybe we should consider both. Kaepernick's historic outi...

    Blog | January 13, 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. Inside Slant: Colin Kaepernick for president

    Kevin Seifert

    As predicted, NFC West blogger Mike Sando consumed a good portion of this week's Inside Slant podcast advocating for Colin Kaepernick's immediate induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Sigh. Seriously, our discussion centered around Kaeper...

    Blog | January 09, 2013
  12. 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
  13. NFL Any Era: Charles Woodson

    Kevin Seifert

    Green Bay Packers cornerback Charles Woodson is the sixth and final member of the NFC North to be added to ESPN.com's Any Era team, determined by a panel of 20 Hall of Fame players. A sampling of their thoughts: LARRY CSONKA "Charles Woodson isn'...

    Blog | January 27, 2012
  14. Lockout'11: No resolution this evening

    Kevin Seifert

    A tumultuous night on the NFL labor front has left us assured of only one thing: The league has appropriately called off the Aug. 7 Hall of Fame game. Everything else is in complete flux here late Thursday evening. The NFL has placed a measure ...

    Blog | July 21, 2011
  15. Calling Canton: Adrian Peterson's pace

    Kevin Seifert

    Last in a series on NFC North players whose career trajectories put them on a path to consideration for the Pro Football Hall of Fame: Of the five players profiled in this project, Minnesota Vikings tailback Adrian Peterson might be the most accom...

    Blog | July 19, 2011
  16. BBAO: Prospects of Hall of Fame game

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Welcome back from what will probably be the NFL's last dark weekend for the next six months. Owners and players are hoping to reach a handshake agreement on a new collective bargaining agreement within the next 48 ho...

    Blog | July 18, 2011