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  1. Observation deck: Lions 40, Patriots 9

    Kevin Seifert

    Some thoughts on the Detroit Lions' third preseason game, a 40-9 win Thursday night over New England, in extended form for those who have felt short-changed this preseason: The first-team offense might not have been as sharp as desired, but it ...

    Blog | August 22, 2013
  2. BBAO: Lions to host CB Rashean Mathis

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: For insomniac reasons I don't care to get into, I posted a review of the Detroit Lions' rough preseason outing against the Cleveland Browns in the wee hours of Friday morning. A bit later, ESPN's Adam Schefter report...

    Blog | August 16, 2013
  3. Forbes: Lions continue losing money

    Kevin Seifert

    The projected value of NFC North teams rose between two and five percent in the past year, according to Forbes Magazine's latest franchise valuations. Here are a few points of context on an anomaly contained in the report. The Detroit Lions were t...

    Blog | August 14, 2013
  4. Camp Confidential: Detroit Lions

    Kevin Seifert

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- The Detroit Lions opened training camp expressing unprecedented confidence in the direction of their program, and, if anything, their steam has picked up since then. A relatively injury-free camp, the obvious impact of multiple n...

    Blog | August 12, 2013
  5. BBAO: A word of warning for Bears

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Reading Chris Houston's assessment of the 2012 Detroit Lions prompted me to re-publish it as a public service message for the 2013 Chicago Bears. Last year's Lions group had a high number of veterans in contract y...

    Blog | July 30, 2013
  6. Lions: Start of the Darius Slay Era?

    Kevin Seifert

    The Detroit Lions' immediate reaction to cornerback Ron Bartell's shoulder injury in practice Saturday was instructive and probably reveals their long-term plans in the secondary. When Bartell landed hard on his right shoulder, the Lions replaced ...

    Blog | July 27, 2013
  7. Eight in the box: Secondary status check

    Kevin Seifert

    How does each NFC North team look in the secondary, and what still needs to be done? Chicago Bears: No team in this division is set up quite as well as the Bears, who have a pair of returning Pro Bowl cornerbacks in Charles Tillman and Tim Jenning...

    Blog | June 21, 2013
  8. BBAO: No concerns on Greg Jennings

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: I heard from many of you Wednesday afternoon and early Thursday morning about the condition of Minnesota Vikings receiver Greg Jennings, who injured his ankle Tuesday during the first organized team activity (OTA) of...

    Blog | May 30, 2013
  9. Darius Slay: Rare air for the Lions

    Kevin Seifert

    The Detroit Lions' general manager is a former NFL cornerback, one who was a 10th-round draft choice but still managed a successful eight-year playing career. I've always figured that dynamic played a role in his management of the Lions' cornerback p...

    Blog | April 26, 2013
  10. How to squeeze contracts into a tight cap

    Kevin Seifert

    So how does a team purported to be tight against the salary cap sign four significant players to market-level contracts during the first two days of free agency? I don't have all the numbers yet to document how the Detroit Lions pulled it off, but I ...

    Blog | March 14, 2013
  11. Cliff Avril leaves Detroit on a short-term deal

    Kevin Seifert

    NFL teams occasionally re-sign their own free agents after the market opens, as the Detroit Lions did Wednesday with cornerback Chris Houston. More often, however, those players sign elsewhere once they hit the open market -- a path defensive end Cli...

    Blog | March 13, 2013
  12. Lions salvage Chris Houston from '12 mess

    Kevin Seifert

    We've been discussing the Detroit Lions' pending defensive overhaul for some time, a shift they've advanced through free agency by inviting two players -- safety Glover Quin defensive lineman Jason Jones -- for first-day visits. But the cornerback po...

    Blog | March 13, 2013
  13. BBAO: Look back on Day 1 as Day 2 begins

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Good morning. We're expecting a busy day here at NFC North blog headquarters on the first full day of NFL free agency. Atop the list is three players who have or are visiting the Detroit Lions: running back Reggie...

    Blog | March 13, 2013
  14. 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
  15. Lions limited without Matthew Stafford deal

    Kevin Seifert

    At the NFL scouting combine last month, I asked Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew if he could accomplish his goals in free agency without first signing quarterback Matthew Stafford to a long-term contract. It was kind of a loaded question; ...

    Blog | March 11, 2013
  16. Lions overhaul spares DeAndre Levy

    Kevin Seifert

    As he embarked on the offseason in January, Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew made clear he wanted to infuse his team's defense with playmakers. Here's how he put it during a meeting with local reporters: "We need guys that can impact th...

    Blog | March 06, 2013