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  1. Christian Ponder and his two snaps

    Kevin Seifert

    So I found myself in a bit of a Twitter discussion Saturday about the brief appearance of quarterback Christian Ponder in the Minnesota Vikings' preseason opener. Ponder got only two snaps in the Vikings' 27-13 loss to the Houston Texans, prompting s...

    Blog | August 11, 2013
  2. Preseason Week 1: Brief glimpse of Vikings

    Kevin Seifert

    Reviewing Friday's action at the Metrodome: Houston Texans 27, Minnesota Vikings 13 Preseason record: 0-1 Of interest: Similar to fellow rookie Ziggy Ansah in Detroit, Vikings receiver Cordarrelle Patterson made an immediate splash. He r...

    Blog | August 10, 2013
  3. Lions, Glover Quin a sensible connection

    Kevin Seifert

    We've already noted that the Detroit Lions are planning to host free-agent running back Reggie Bush and defensive lineman Jason Jones. In the hustle and bustle of free agency, let's add one more potential target: Houston Texans safety Glover Quin. ...

    Blog | March 12, 2013
  4. Why did Adrian Peterson play in Pro Bowl?

    Kevin Seifert

    We noted earlier this month the painful injury Minnesota Vikings tailback Adrian Peterson played with during his MVP season. A sports hernia developed in Week 10, forced him out of a Week 16 game against the Houston Texans and ultimately led to surge...

    Blog | February 25, 2013
  5. Free Head Exam: Minnesota Vikings

    Kevin Seifert

    After the Minnesota Vikings' 23-6 victory over the Houston Texans, here are three issues that merit further examination: I agree with Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway. Sunday was the most impressive defensive performance from this team in a long ...

    Blog | December 24, 2012
  6. Blogger Blitz: $30K for an 'inadvertent' act?

    Kevin Seifert

    Ndamukong Suh said Wednesday that his kick to the groin of Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub happened "inadvertently." Lions coach Jim Schwartz said the same thing Monday. So here's a fair question to ask: If the NFL believed them, why did it...

    Blog | November 28, 2012
  7. NFL can't infer intent of Ndamukong Suh

    Kevin Seifert

    When it came down to it, the NFL found itself in the same place as the rest of us in reviewing Ndamukong Suh's kick to the groin of Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub. The league could only guess as to whether it was intentional, which is not eno...

    Blog | November 26, 2012
  8. Free Head Exam: Detroit Lions

    Kevin Seifert

    After the Detroit Lions' 34-31 loss to the Houston Texans, here are three issues that merit further examination: In the hours after the loss, many Lions fans were upset to see the emphasis on coach Jim Schwartz's mistaken challenge and Ndamukong ...

    Blog | November 23, 2012
  9. Rapid Reaction: Texans 34, Lions 31 (OT)

    Kevin Seifert

    A few thoughts on Thursday's Thanksgiving Day events at Ford Field: What it means: The Detroit Lions lost a wild game, 34-31, late in overtime to the Houston Texans, dropping their record to 4-7 after an afternoon that will be discussed for days -...

    Blog | November 22, 2012
  10. Like them or not, rules are rules

    Kevin Seifert

    OK, this is turning into a busy little Thursday, huh? The most recent outrage at Ford Field came after Houston Texans tailback Justin Forsett was awarded an 81-yard touchdown that couldn't be reviewed because of a bad mistake by Detroit Lions coac...

    Blog | November 22, 2012
  11. Ndamukong Suh's kick: Intentional?

    Kevin Seifert

    So I've spent the past 30 minutes or so looking at screen captures, GIFs and finally the official NFL.com video of the contact that occurred between Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh and Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub in the first ...

    Blog | November 22, 2012
  12. On Jeff Backus, Louis Delmas, Gabe Carimi

    Kevin Seifert

    It wouldn't be the NFC North if we didn't have news flying on Thanksgiving Day, along with Every Other Day. So let's run through the highlights as we settle in for the Detroit Lions' game against the Houston Texans: As expected, Lions left tackle...

    Blog | November 22, 2012
  13. Blogger Blitz: Awaiting Thanksgiving games

    Kevin Seifert

    Good morning and Happy Thanksgiving to everyone. Your NFC North blogger is going to grab a little family time here Thursday morning before settling in to watch the Detroit Lions' game against the Houston Texans. I'll post any major news in the early...

    Blog | November 22, 2012
  14. Louis Delmas might be ready to play

    Kevin Seifert

    Tuesday was a day off for three NFC North teams. For the Detroit Lions, however, it was the equivalent of a Thursday and Friday practice as they prepare for their Thanksgiving Day matchup with the Houston Texans. We will get injury designations on...

    Blog | November 20, 2012
  15. Inside Slant: Jay Cutler, concussion rules

    Kevin Seifert

    A new way of thinking about concussions has taken over the NFL, and we saw it play out Sunday night at Soldier Field. Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler took a brutal hit from Houston Texans linebacker Tim Dobbins, but he remained in the game for t...

    Blog | November 14, 2012
  16. NFL Week 11 Power Rankings: NFC North

    Kevin Seifert

    Let's catch up on the NFC North's mildly changing position in ESPN.com's Week 11 Power Rankings. 3. Chicago Bears Trending: No change after a 13-6 loss to the Houston Texans, who are now power ranked at No. 1. Comment: Everyone is on edge as the...

    Blog | November 13, 2012