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  1. Blogger Blitz: Speed at WR for Bears?

    Kevin Seifert

    The return of Blogger Blitz had me circling back on this week's news that receiver Johnny Knox won't return to the Chicago Bears and seems unlikely to play again. The Bears have a relatively deep group of receivers, but do they need to add someone th...

    Blog | February 13, 2013
  2. BBAO: Another Lions staff change looms

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: There will be a total of at least five departures from the Detroit Lions' 2012 coaching staff, counting Adam Schefter's ESPN report late Tuesday that the St. Louis Rams will hire defensive backs coach Tim Walton as t...

    Blog | February 13, 2013
  3. Presuming the end of Johnny Knox's career

    Kevin Seifert

    The clues have been popping up for a while. A year ago this month, Johnny Knox said his 2011 back injury was so severe that it left him frighteningly close to never walking again. At training camp last summer, nearly 10 months after the injury, Kn...

    Blog | February 12, 2013
  4. You know you want a PUP update

    Kevin Seifert

    As of Tuesday morning, there were five NFC North players sitting on their respective teams' physically unable to perform (PUP) lists. We're pretty sure that four of them won't play in 2012. And we'll need to hear pretty soon about a roster move invol...

    Blog | November 06, 2012
  5. BBAO: Sifting through Packers' injuries

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: The grand total of the Green Bay Packers' latest series of injuries suggested the possibility for one long-term absence, another of a several weeks and a third of minimal consequence. That's the message coach Mike...

    Blog | November 06, 2012
  6. BBAO: Backfield role for Mike Thomas?

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Here's an interesting possibility for how the Detroit Lions might use new slot receiver Mike Thomas, whom they acquired Tuesday from the Jacksonville Jaguars: out of the backfield in a pass-catching role the Lions on...

    Blog | October 31, 2012
  7. Bears roster at 76 as deadline approaches

    Kevin Seifert

    We now have roster moves reported from three of our four precincts as the NFL's first cutdown deadline approaches Monday afternoon. The Minnesota Vikings are at 75 players, the Green Bay Packers are at 85 players and the Chicago Bears, as of Sunday a...

    Blog | August 26, 2012
  8. Vikings studied Bears' special teams

    Kevin Seifert

    Mike Priefer couldn't help himself. The Minnesota Vikings' special teams coordinator jumped this spring at an opportunity to interrogate one of the key performers of the Chicago Bears' elite special teams in recent seasons, hoping to find some ideas ...

    Blog | July 30, 2012
  9. Quick Hits: Charlie Peprah and more

    Kevin Seifert

    ENSCONSED IN THE U.S. TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM -- As they are wont to do, a number of newsbits popped up during the first leg of CampTour'12. While we have a moment, let's round them up in quick-hitting style. Look for this format often during the crazy...

    Blog | July 25, 2012
  10. BBAO: No reason to push Urlacher deal

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: The Chicago Bears reported to training camp Tuesday with the best team they've had since the 2006 Super Bowl run. No one could rain on their parade, not even questions about a pending contract situation that no one s...

    Blog | July 25, 2012
  11. Lions begin the PUP brigade

    Kevin Seifert

    As NFC North training camps open this week, there will inevitably be a group of players who aren't physically ready to begin practicing. They'll be placed on the physically unable to perform (PUP) list, or similar, and work with athletic trainers apa...

    Blog | July 24, 2012
  12. BBAO: Matt Forte skipping OTAs

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: It was almost an afterthought amid discussion of quarterback Jay Cutler's new weapons, the weight loss of receiver Johnny Knox and the configuration of the offensive line. But we might as well acknowledge it: Newcome...

    Blog | May 24, 2012
  13. Busy news day at Bears OTA

    Kevin Seifert

    Dozens of reporters descended Wednesday on the Chicago Bears' practice field for the first open organized team activity (OTA) of the 2012 offseason. Quarterback Jay Cutler was among those who spoke afterwards, and I thought I would run through a numb...

    Blog | May 23, 2012
  14. Bears vague on Johnny Knox timetable

    Kevin Seifert

    PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Good morning. We'll start our a barrage of blog posts from the NFC coaches breakfast with the Chicago Bears, who I acknowledged earlier have gotten a bit of the short shrift this week. I spent about 20 minutes at coach Lovie Smith...

    Blog | March 28, 2012
  15. BBAO: Emotion and Nick Collins' future

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over PALM BEACH, Fla. -- If it were an emotional decision, it's clear where Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy would stand on the return of safety Nick Collins, who is awaiting word from doctors on the long-term prognos...

    Blog | March 26, 2012
  16. Devin Hester, Eric Weems will share returns

    Kevin Seifert

    We asked a few days ago why a team that boasts the best returner in NFL history would add another one in free agency. The likeliest explanation was for depth purposes, but absent any official word from Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery, we wer...

    Blog | March 16, 2012