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  1. Corey Graham gets fresh start with Ravens

    Kevin Seifert

    It seems clear that above all else, Corey Graham wanted a fresh start. His decision Friday to sign with the Baltimore Ravens gives him a new team, for sure, but not necessarily one that has an obvious opening at cornerback or safety. Graham was on...

    Blog | March 23, 2012
  2. Bears decline to compensate Ravens

    Kevin Seifert

    We can now close the book to a bizarre draft episode with an odd conclusion. As you might have seen, ESPN's Adam Schefter has reported that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell "encouraged" the Chicago Bears to compensate the Baltimore Ravens for botchi...

    Blog | April 29, 2011
  3. After botched trade, Bears were fortunate

    Kevin Seifert

    Eight years ago, the Minnesota Vikings thought they had a draft-day deal with the Baltimore Ravens to move from the No. 7 to the No. 10 overall pick in the draft. They reported the trade to the NFL and assumed the Ravens had done the same. Then th...

    Blog | April 29, 2011
  4. Final argument: The Jimmy Smith question

    Kevin Seifert

    Circling back one final time on draft issues we've discussed over the past few months: The Detroit Lions could draft a cornerback with their No. 13 overall pick, filling their top need with an elite-level player. Or they could make a power move, a...

    Blog | April 27, 2011
  5. Blog Network mock: Hello, Andy Dalton

    Kevin Seifert

    I was in favor of including trades in's third annual Blog Network mock draft, but the consensus was they would further cloud the muddy snapshot we already have of this draft. After all, with three days remaining until the first round begins,...

    Blog | April 25, 2011
  6. Lions: Prince Amukamara or Jimmy Smith?

    Kevin Seifert

    In my continuing efforts to muddy the water around the Detroit Lions' No. 13 overall pick, I throw out the following scenario. Let's say the Lions agree that cornerback is their biggest need and that no surprise players -- i.e. Clemson defensive end ...

    Blog | April 22, 2011
  7. Draft Watch: NFC North

    Kevin Seifert

    Each Thursday leading up to the NFL draft (April 28-30), the NFL blog network will take a division-by-division look at key aspects of the draft. Today's topic: Dream scenario/Plan B. Chicago Bears Dream scenario: There is no doubt the ...

    Blog | April 21, 2011
  8. BBAO: Packers dealing with success

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: NEW ORLEANS -- How will the Green Bay Packers deal with the ultimate success they achieved in 2010? That's a topic coach Mike McCarthy has spent some time addressing this offseason, writes Rob Demovsky of the Green B...

    Blog | March 23, 2011
  9. BBAO: Amukamara and Jordan visit Lions

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: As draft preparations continue around the NFL, the Detroit Lions hosted Nebraska cornerback Prince Amukamara and Cal defensive end Cameron Jordan at their workout facility Tuesday. According to the team's website, it...

    Blog | March 16, 2011
  10. BBAO: Ryan Grant's future

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Green Bay Packers tailback Ryan Grant has a $1 million roster bonus due on the 15th day of the new league year, whenever that begins, reports Adam Caplan of Fox Sports. The question is whether that figure will give t...

    Blog | March 15, 2011
  11. BBAO: Kevin Williams ends legal fight

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Only 50 percent of the Williams Wall is expected to return to the Minnesota Vikings next season, and that half has given up his 27-month legal case against the NFL to overturn a four-game suspension for violating the...

    Blog | March 11, 2011
  12. BBAO: Big crowd at Wisconsin pro day

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: The University of Wisconsin's pro day attracted prominent coaches and executives from at least three NFC North teams, and I don't think it was because of the short travel and the promise of an indoor workout. Defensi...

    Blog | March 10, 2011
  13. DraftWatch2011: Kiper mock 3.0

    Kevin Seifert

    Mel Kiper's latest mock draft features a mixture of need and value for the NFC North teams. Let's take a look: 12. Minnesota Vikings Kiper's pick: North Carolina defensive end Robert Quinn Seifert comment: Kiper had the draft's top t...

    Blog | March 09, 2011
  14. BBAO: Rice presuming future UFA status

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: As we set to embark on an unprecedented week in NFL history, we already have a bit of lockout-related news: The agent for Minnesota Vikings receiver Sidney Rice said his client won't re-sign with the team before havi...

    Blog | February 28, 2011
  15. DraftWatch2011: Kiper mock 2.0

    Kevin Seifert

    Mel Kiper's second mock draft of the year offers some interesting names and positions for NFC North teams. You'll need an Insider subscription to read the entire draft, as well as Mel's comments. But by the power of Grayskull, I can reveal Mel's sel...

    Blog | February 16, 2011