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  1. Camp Confidential: Vikings are focused on football

    Kevin Seifert

    After bringing in several impact players in the offseason, the Vikings believe this is the year they can win the NFC North, writes Kevin Seifert.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2008
  2. Kellen Moore's roster spot looks secure

    Kevin Seifert

    Like the rest of the NFL, the Detroit Lions must cut their roster down to 53 players by the end of Saturday. Many of the decisions are inter-related, and I'm pretty confident of one verdict that will impact others. Unless the Lions' thinking or op...

    Blog | August 31, 2013
  3. Lions set up '14 verdict on Ndamukong Suh

    Kevin Seifert

    I try not to saturate you with contract details at this or any other time of year, figuring most of you don't care how much a player makes unless it impacts his future and/or the makeup of the team. This week's contract renegotiation between the Detr...

    Blog | March 15, 2013
  4. NFC North wrap: all-division team, more

    Kevin Seifert

    Five things to know and my 2012 all-division team: Division MVP: If your definition of this award is the player who has the most impact on his team's winning percentage, then our MVP is Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. If your MVP is t...

    Blog | December 27, 2012
  5. Lions will miss Nate Burleson's presence

    Kevin Seifert

    CHICAGO -- Nate Burleson's season-ending leg injury removes one of the Detroit Lions' top leaders from a locker room that will struggle to overcome a 2-4 start to its season. From my perspective, that's the primary impact of an injury to a player who...

    Blog | October 23, 2012
  6. BBAO: Calling on Lions for major discipline

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: On Tuesday, we downplayed the individual impact of three incidents Detroit Lions players have had with marijuana in the past three months. They are mostly misdemeanors and aren't likely to have lasting consequences f...

    Blog | April 04, 2012
  7. BBAO: Bears' decisions 'a little crazy'

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Add another NFL player who is speaking out about Chicago Bears management. We're in the midst of discussing the potential impact of unhappy running back Matt Forte and linebacker Lance Briggs. Wednesday, former Be...

    Blog | November 03, 2011
  8. Calvin Johnson's sizzling start

    Kevin Seifert

    Eighteen NFL players have more receptions this season than Calvin Johnson. The Detroit Lions receiver ranks behind 20 others in total yards. But let me ask you this: Has any non-quarterback had a greater impact on his team's start to the 2011 season?...

    Blog | September 27, 2011
  9. Lions fine Delmas for obscene gesture

    Kevin Seifert

    Regular readers of the blog know I rarely post the weekly fines handed out by the NFL. Because they don't impact playing time, they're irrelevant to everyone but the player who writes the check. And it rarely offers a complete picture of the fine pro...

    Blog | October 01, 2010
  10. Get to it: The 18-game regular season

    Kevin Seifert

    The NFL and its Players Association last week discussed the possibility of converting two preseason games into contests that actually count, giving us 18 regular-season games starting in 2012. The biggest questions are how 18 games would impact playe...

    Blog | June 23, 2010
  11. Podcast: Quarterbacks in the draft

    Kevin Seifert

    Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay debate which teams will draft a quarterback in the first round and which players in the middle rounds could have a big impact this season....

    Blog | February 10, 2009
  12. Going deep

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert GLENDALE, Ariz. -- How's this for big-play impact? In his first season with Minnesota, Bernard Berrian has become the first player in team history to put up at least three touchdowns of 80 or more yards. Here they a...

    Blog | December 14, 2008