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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Thoughts as franchise tag deadline passes

    Kevin Seifert

    The NFL's 4 p.m. ET deadline passed without another NFC North team using its franchise tag, meaning that Chicago Bears defensive tackle Henry Melton will be the only player with that designation this offseason. A few random thoughts on how the franch...

    Blog | March 04, 2013
  8. BBAO: What Chris Canty's visit means

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: The Green Bay Packers' limited use of free agency over the years means we should pay attention to every scheduled visit by a veteran to Lambeau Field. At the moment, at least, former New York Giants defensive lineman...

    Blog | March 04, 2013
  9. 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
  10. Rewind'12: Lions penalties

    Kevin Seifert

    (Another in a series of posts circling back on the 2012 season and some of our preseason themes.) Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz halted one of the training camp practices I covered last summer to, uh, remind players that he would have a low tole...

    Blog | January 23, 2013
  11. BBAO: Re-setting NFC playoff seedings

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: GREEN BAY, Wis. -- It's amazing how much happened Sunday between about 3:45 p.m. ET and 4:30 p.m. ET. In that window, the Green Bay Packers cemented a 23-14 victory over the Minnesota Vikings, their sixth victory ...

    Blog | December 03, 2012
  12. NFC North Friday injury report

    Kevin Seifert

    Let's take a quick look inside the Friday injury report: Chicago Bears: Because they play Monday, the Bears won't provide game designations until Saturday. But we already know that quarterback Jay Cutler (concussion) is out of Monday night's game ...

    Blog | November 16, 2012
  13. Packers-Lions: Tough task for Lions' D

    Kevin Seifert

    Around here, we learned yet another lesson about the limits of conventional wisdom last week. Playing without leading receiver Percy Harvin, the Minnesota Vikings completed 75 percent of their passes and put up 221 passing yards in a 34-24 surprise o...

    Blog | November 15, 2012
  14. NFC North Wednesday practice report

    Kevin Seifert

    Let's take a quick roundup of a newsy Wednesday in the NFC North: Chicago Bears: The Bears didn't practice so there was no injury report. We've already noted that coach Lovie Smith said quarterback Jay Cutler (concussion) is improving. According t...

    Blog | November 14, 2012
  15. 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
  16. BBAO: NFC North race tightens

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Well then. A few things changed in this division after I departed the Metrodome early Sunday evening. The Chicago Bears lost for only the second time this season, a 13-6 defeat to the Houston Texans that tightened...

    Blog | November 12, 2012