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  1. On Christian Ponder's preseason snap total

    Kevin Seifert

    John of Belleville, Ill., asks a fair question that allows for two important points. Wrote John: "Why do rebuilding teams (like the Minnesota Vikings) want to hold out their starters for the final preseason game? In my opinion, with the new CBA li...

    Blog | August 29, 2012
  2. Preseason3: A slogfest for the Vikings

    Kevin Seifert

    Reviewing Friday night's action at the Metrodome: San Diego Chargers 12, Minnesota Vikings 10 Preseason record: 1-2 Of interest: It wasn't a night of progress for the first-team offense. Quarterback Christian Ponder was sacked five times in ...

    Blog | August 25, 2012
  3. Vincent Jackson and the Bears? Vikings?

    Kevin Seifert's blog editors have put together a comprehensive chart of the 21 franchise players for 2012. That's a high number, but it still leaves dozens of high-quality players to hit the free agent market next week. I'm sure we'll discuss a number ...

    Blog | March 05, 2012
  4. Assessing the Vikings' low turnover number

    Kevin Seifert

    Monday night's embarrassment at Lambeau Field has changed the conversation surrounding the Minnesota Vikings. Whereas they once seemed a team in transition from one quarterback era to another, it's now fair to question whether they have deeper and mo...

    Blog | November 17, 2011
  5. Double Coverage: 16-0 or 0-16 more likely?

    Paul Kuharsky and Kevin Seifert

    We're past the halfway point and there's a team with a zero in the loss column and a team with a zero in the win column. We smelled a Double Coverage. Is one of those zeros going to last? We got our AFC South and NFC North wizards together to t...

    Blog | November 11, 2011
  6. Dirty Laundry: How far to be 'uncatchable?'

    Kevin Seifert

    Rule 8, Section 5, Article 3(c) of the NFL rule book is straightforward. But as is the case with many NFL rules, the interpretation is not. Here is what it says, in part: "Acts that are permissible by a player include but are not limited to ... contac...

    Blog | November 09, 2011
  7. BBAO: Packers return in force

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: The Green Bay Packers returned from their bye week Monday to a dose of reality: A rare full-padded practice. Under the new collective bargaining agreement (CBA), NFL teams can have more than one full-pads practice...

    Blog | November 01, 2011
  8. Donovan McNabb not buying the pattern

    Kevin Seifert

    You know the story. Pro Bowl quarterback gets traded by his long-time employers to a division rival. Quarterback gets benched late in the season, is shipped out for a sixth-round draft choice and takes a 60 percent pay cut to play for near-backup ...

    Blog | September 14, 2011
  9. Wrap-up: Chargers 24, Vikings 17

    Kevin Seifert

    A few quick thoughts on the Minnesota Vikings' season-opening 24-17 loss at the San Diego Chargers: What it means: The Vikings lost in Leslie Frazier's debut as the team's full-time head coach. They're not exactly out of the NFC North race, but it...

    Blog | September 11, 2011
  10. Donovan McNabb as (expensive) insurance

    Kevin Seifert

    OK. Here goes. I reacted forcefully Tuesday upon hearing news I honestly never expected. Never did I think the Minnesota Vikings would draft a quarterback No. 12 overall, declare him their Matt Ryan/Joe Flacco -- i.e., an instant starter on a vete...

    Blog | July 27, 2011