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  1. Korey Stringer's impact on Randy Moss

    Kevin Seifert

    Twelve years ago today, Minnesota Vikings offensive lineman Kory Stringer died of complications from heat stroke. His death is no less stunning now than it was then, and each year it provides us an unfortunate opportunity to remind the thousands of f...

    Blog | August 01, 2013
  2. Hoping for a break in this heat

    Kevin Seifert

    Monday has brought 99-degree temperatures to Detroit. It's 93 degrees in Bourbonnais, Ill., where the Chicago Bears hold training camp. In Green Bay, it's 92 degrees. In Mankato, Minn., home of the Minnesota Vikings camp, it's 85 degrees with a dew p...

    Blog | July 23, 2012
  3. Lions waiting for Titus Young to grow up

    Kevin Seifert

    It's not unusual for NFL teammates to fight behind closed doors, be it in a locker room or on the practice field or even on the sideline during games. Typically, such incidents are written off as heat-of-the-moment outbursts and go minimally punished...

    Blog | May 21, 2012
  4. Aaron Rodgers brings the heat

    Kevin Seifert

    Somewhere along the way, this blog became a clearinghouse for Aaron Rodgers' burgeoning career as a pitchman. The Green Bay Packers quarterback has three well-received "Discount Double Check" commercials under his, uh, belt, and so now we bring you h...

    Blog | April 03, 2012
  5. Brian Robison: 'Heat of the moment'

    Kevin Seifert

    MINNEAPOLIS -- The kick seen around the (NFL) world Sunday was "cowardly," according to the recipient. It was "something that hopefully I won't repeat in the future," according to the kicker. So went the reactions of Green Bay Packers offensive li...

    Blog | October 23, 2011
  6. Chatting with you live from Tampa

    Kevin Seifert

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Greetings from Raymond James Stadium, where as of 10:10 a.m. ET it was sunny and 85 degrees with 60 percent humidity, giving us a heat index of 89 degrees. The best way I can describe the conditions here is that it makes your hands fee...

    Blog | September 11, 2011
  7. Workout comes first, Fitzgerald tells Ponder

    Kevin Seifert

    As I type this, the heat index is 113 degrees here at NFC North blog headquarters. That's 97 degrees with a 77-degree dew point and 53 percent humidity for you amateurs. So as much as I wanted to go watch NFL players work out at the University of ...

    Blog | July 18, 2011
  8. Vikings camp Day 3: A steambath

    Kevin Seifert

    MANKATO, Minn. -- Mother Nature saved its steamiest effort for our final day at Minnesota State University, Mankato. It was 90 degrees with a heat index approaching 100 for the Minnesota Vikings' 75-minute afternoon practice. A few notes and thoughts...

    Blog | August 11, 2010
  9. Vikings camp Day 1: Patchwork offense

    Kevin Seifert

    MANKATO, Minn. -- Let's get to some first-day impressions of the Minnesota Vikings, now that I've mopped off after a few hours on a steamy practice field where the heat index surpassed 100 degrees Monday afternoon: When team drills began during t...

    Blog | August 09, 2010
  10. BBAO: Heat and tempers in Detroit

    Kevin Seifert

    One word describes my general impression of organized team activities in the NFL: dull. But that clearly wasn't the case Thursday in Detroit, where players brawled near the end of a two-minute drill on an 85-degree day. Right guard Stephen Peterma...

    Blog | May 28, 2010
  11. BBAO: Looking for some shade

    Kevin Seifert

    If you happen to live in the Upper Midwest, you know we're having a bizzaro heat wave that put the mercury at 94 degrees in Minnesota on Monday. It was 91 in Chicago and 90 in Green Bay. (Detroit checked in at a chilly 81. Good for you guys.) Thos...

    Blog | May 25, 2010
  12. Schwartz will be cool when Lions heat up

    Kevin Seifert

    If you've ever been in the Orlando airport, you know it makes chaos seem tame. At any time of the day, you can find thousands of over-sugared, under-rested children in hysterics after spending a week at Disneyworld. Stressed parents are stopped in...

    Blog | March 30, 2010
  13. Capers brings the heat

    Kevin Seifert

    Green Bay's defensive performance Sunday against Dallas coincided with a significant uptick of pressure calls from defensive coordinator Dom Capers, as the following numbers from ESPN's Stats & Information reveal. In the first half of the seas...

    Blog | November 16, 2009
  14. Making 'Stringer' synonymous with heat awareness

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert I broke away from the blog Monday afternoon to write this news story about the latest twist in the legal cases following the 2001 death of Minnesota offensive lineman Korey Stringer. ...

    Blog | July 13, 2009
  15. Vikings turning up the (stadium) heat

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- In the middle of Wednesday's FavreMadness, I spent an hour or so at Minnesota's practice facility for a couple of pre-arranged group interviews. I'll get to what vice president...

    Blog | February 12, 2009