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  1. 'Madden 25:' Sanders, Peterson move on

    Kevin Seifert

    So in case you missed it Wednesday night, we learned there is now a 50 percent chance of an NFC North player adorning the "Madden" cover for a second consecutive year. Detroit Lions Hall of Fame tailback Barry Sanders and Minnesota Vikings tailbac...

    Blog | April 11, 2013
  2. Moss-Rice: Who changed the game more?

    Kevin Seifert

    NFC West colleague Mike Sando is handling our coverage of Randy Moss' continued assertions that he is the best receiver in NFL history. Based on Twitter, at least, it seems clear that NFC North blog readers remain interested in Moss' comments as well...

    Blog | January 30, 2013
  3. Will Calvin Johnson eclipse Rice and Moss?

    Kevin Seifert

    I got involved in a Twitter discussion Tuesday, shortly after San Francisco 49ers receiver Randy Moss suggested he is the best receiver in NFL history. We could debate that assertion for hours, especially as it relates to the generally-accepted G.O.A...

    Blog | January 29, 2013
  4. Marc Trestman hire shocks Tim Brown

    Kevin Seifert

    Earlier Wednesday, we discussed the likely reason why NFL teams never seriously considered Marc Trestman for head-coaching jobs during his heyday as an offensive guru from the mid-1990s until the early 2000s. His quiet and professorial personality di...

    Blog | January 16, 2013
  5. Calvin Johnson: 1,892 yards and counting

    Kevin Seifert

    When you take a step back to view Calvin Johnson's march toward NFL history, you realize something stunning. Johnson had one of the best seasons ever for a receiver last year. And somehow, he managed to top it. Johnson obliterated three NFL ...

    Blog | December 23, 2012
  6. History! Calvin Johnson bests Jerry Rice

    Kevin Seifert

    We should have known. Two games to get 182 receiving yards? Too easy for Calvin Johnson. He did it in one. Johnson just broke Jerry Rice's NFL record for receiving yards in a season with a 26-yard reception late in the fourth quarter of the Det...

    Blog | December 22, 2012
  7. Calvin Johnson: 117 yards down, 65 to go

    Kevin Seifert

    Calvin Johnson's first reception Saturday night went for 49 yards and he has been off to the races ever since. Johnson has set one NFL record and is closing in on a second at halftime of the Detroit Lions' game against the Atlanta Falcons. Johnson...

    Blog | December 22, 2012
  8. Lions: 'Most undisciplined and selfish' team

    Kevin Seifert

    Good evening. As we noted Friday, I'm monitoring Saturday night's game between the Detroit Lions and Atlanta Falcons from NFC North blog headquarters. I'll post when necessary during the game, especially if receiver Calvin Johnson breaks Jerry Rice's...

    Blog | December 22, 2012
  9. More Jerry Rice on Calvin Johnson

    Kevin Seifert

    Because Monday night is Christmas Eve, ESPN's "Monday Night Football" airs on Saturday night in Week 15. That's tonight, and it happens to include the Detroit Lions, who will host the Atlanta Falcons. I'll be monitoring the game from NFC North blog h...

    Blog | December 22, 2012
  10. Final Word: NFC North

    Kevin Seifert

    Five nuggets of knowledge about Week 16: Oasis in desert? The Chicago Bears have lost five of their past six games and probably need to win their final two in order to reach the playoffs. Otherwise, they will become the second team since 1990 -- a...

    Blog | December 21, 2012
  11. Peterson, Johnson and 14-game seasons

    Kevin Seifert

    As Minnesota Vikings tailback Adrian Peterson and Detroit Lions receiver Calvin Johnson pursue single-season yardage records for their respective positions, one matter of historical importance hasn't gotten much attention: The NFL's shift to a 16-gam...

    Blog | December 21, 2012
  12. Steve Young on Calvin Johnson, Jerry Rice

    Kevin Seifert

    Steve Young was the San Francisco 49ers' primary quarterback in 1995 when Jerry Rice set the NFL record for receiving yards in a season. As Detroit Lions receiver Calvin Johnson approaches the record -- he is 182 yards away from breaking it -- Young ...

    Blog | December 20, 2012
  13. Jerry Rice bracing to lose receiving record

    Kevin Seifert

    As we've been noting in our weekly MegatronWatch posts, Detroit Lions receiver Calvin Johnson is closing in on Jerry Rice's NFL record for receiving yards in a season. Johnson is 182 yards from surpassing Rice's mark of 1,848 yards, set in 1995. R...

    Blog | December 19, 2012
  14. Final Word: NFC North

    Kevin Seifert

    Five nuggets of knowledge about Week 15: The stakes: The run-up to Sunday's game at Soldier Field took an unexpected, smack-talking turn. Little if any of it will have an impact on whether the Green Bay Packers or Chicago Bears win, so let's retur...

    Blog | December 14, 2012
  15. MegatronWatch: Closing in on Jerry Rice

    Kevin Seifert

    Sunday night produced quite a testament to the season Detroit Lions receiver Calvin Johnson has had. NBC gave one of its player of the game awards to Green Bay Packers cornerback Tramon Williams, who matched up for most of the night on Johnson and he...

    Blog | December 10, 2012
  16. Final Word: NFC North

    Kevin Seifert

    Five nuggets of knowledge on Week 14: Recent dominance: The Chicago Bears have won six consecutive games against the Minnesota Vikings, their last loss coming in 2009 when Brett Favre was the Vikings' quarterback. There might be some mild animosit...

    Blog | December 07, 2012