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  1. Looking closer at Martin Mayhew's drafts

    Kevin Seifert

    As news of the Detroit Lions' roster moves trickled out Saturday, I saw a plenty of references on Twitter to Martin Mayhew's drafts over the past five years. The Lions' cutdown to 53 included three more of Mayhew's draft picks, leaving 21 of his 38 p...

    Blog | September 01, 2013
  2. 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
  3. On that 2010 Lions-Vikings draft trade

    Kevin Seifert

    Jahvid Best's official departure from the Detroit Lions merits a look back at the intra-division trade that made him the No. 30 overall pick of the 2010 NFL draft. As you might recall, the Vikings sent that pick to the Lions in exchange for select...

    Blog | July 18, 2013
  4. BBAO: 2 ESPYS for Adrian Peterson

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Minnesota Vikings tailback Adrian Peterson was the big NFC North winner at the ESPYS on Wednesday night, bringing home the awards for best comeback and best NFL player. For those of you who didn't see it, Peterson...

    Blog | July 18, 2013
  5. Jahvid Best bridged concussion eras

    Kevin Seifert

    For almost nine months, it has appeared a near-certainty that Jahvid Best would never play for the Detroit Lions again. So on the day that the Lions made it official and released him, we're left to wonder: Would a player with Best's medical history e...

    Blog | July 17, 2013
  6. On the Lions' need for immediate impact

    Kevin Seifert

    The Detroit Lions bottomed out and had desperate needs at nearly every position in 2009 when, with the draft's No. 20 overall pick, they selected ... a tight end. No one doubted the skills and potential of the Lions' choice, Oklahoma State's Brandon ...

    Blog | April 16, 2013
  7. BBAO: No position yet for Riley Reiff

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: PHOENIX -- The Detroit Lions drafted a left tackle in the first round of the 2012 draft. In 2013, their longtime left tackle retired. But it's apparently not as simple as connecting the dots between the retirement of...

    Blog | March 19, 2013
  8. Lions eyeing Reggie Bush, Jason Jones

    Kevin Seifert

    Here's what I can tell you about the busy-bee Detroit Lions in the opening minutes of free agency: As expected, running back Reggie Bush is headed to Detroit for a visit, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. I think there's a pretty good chance Bus...

    Blog | March 12, 2013
  9. NFC North free-agency primer

    Kevin Seifert

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    Blog | March 11, 2013
  10. Eight in the Box: Top offseason targets

    Kevin Seifert

    Welcome to Eight in the Box, an NFL Nation feature that will appear each Friday during the offseason. This week's topic: Who should be the primary target (including trades) for each team when free agency begins? Chicago Bears: It's unclear how muc...

    Blog | March 08, 2013
  11. Mulling the Lions' risk tolerance in 2013

    Kevin Seifert

    The NFL's cyclical intent is never more apparent than draft time, when the worst teams from the previous season line up to select the best players entering the league. It is a time of renewed hope and realistic dreams for a better tomorrow. For the D...

    Blog | February 26, 2013
  12. Lions: The Calvin Johnson Effect

    Kevin Seifert

    So I've spent some of this offseason downtime fiddling with the vast database of ESPN Stats & Information. Now that I'm more familiar with "filter," "sort" and other research tools, I'm hoping to provide additional focused insight into how and wh...

    Blog | February 13, 2013
  13. FA'13: More Reggie Bush, Steven Jackson

    Kevin Seifert

    Recently we used Bill Polian's comprehensive free-agent ratings to discuss the (unlikely) match between the Green Bay Packers and free-agent running back Reggie Bush. But as long as we're at the height of silly season, we might as well acknowledge a...

    Blog | February 11, 2013
  14. A closer look at Martin Mayhew's drafts

    Kevin Seifert

    As many of you have pointed out, the release of Detroit Lions receiver Titus Young pretty much wrapped up the "Have at It" debates we generated a few years ago about the best young receiver in the NFC North. (Hint: It wasn't Young.) It also opens the...

    Blog | February 05, 2013
  15. Presuming a defensive overhaul for Lions

    Kevin Seifert

    We noted earlier that Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew admitted he was wrong to count on tailback Jahvid Best to play this season. But that was just one of several acknowledgments and candid comments Mayhew made during an interview session...

    Blog | January 03, 2013
  16. Free Head Exam: Detroit Lions

    Kevin Seifert

    After the Detroit Lions' 38-10 loss to the Arizona Cardinals, here are three issues that merit further examination: I appreciate the detail and perspective that coach Jim Schwartz often provides to explain why a play worked or did not. Monday, fo...

    Blog | December 17, 2012