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  1. Korey Stringer's impact on Randy Moss

    Kevin Seifert

    Twelve years ago today, Minnesota Vikings offensive lineman Kory Stringer died of complications from heat stroke. His death is no less stunning now than it was then, and each year it provides us an unfortunate opportunity to remind the thousands of f...

    Blog | August 01, 2013
  2. Suh in GQ: Stomp unintentional

    Kevin Seifert

    We've referred to the work of Jeanne Marie Laskas before on the blog. Among other things, she wrote a profile for late Minnesota Vikings offensive lineman Korey Stringer that appeared in Esquire magazine a month after his death in August 2001. A deca...

    Blog | August 20, 2012
  3. Sad timing of Adrian Peterson health scare

    Kevin Seifert

    Those who have been around the Minnesota Vikings for a while were surely freaked out by the timing of Adrian Peterson's health emergency Monday at training camp. Almost exactly 11 years ago, offensive lineman Korey Stringer collapsed after the first ...

    Blog | July 30, 2012
  4. Quick hits: Training camp tidbits

    Kevin Seifert

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- For the first time this summer, we had all four NFC North teams on the field on the same day. I'm here at Lambeau Field for one more night, so let's breeze through Monday's developments elsewhere with links to the source of the in...

    Blog | August 01, 2011
  5. Randy Moss: An all-time mystery

    Kevin Seifert

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Maybe it's appropriate that I was sitting at Lambeau Field when Randy Moss announced his retirement. No, not because Moss famously pretended to moon the crowd during a playoff game. It's because the Green Bay Packers were the first...

    Blog | August 01, 2011
  6. How to honor the memory of Korey Stringer

    Kevin Seifert

    Every summer for the past 10 years, I've pulled out a wrinkled copy of the September 2001 edition of Esquire Magazine. The issue contains Jeanne Marie Laskas' posthumous profile of Korey Stringer, and it should be required reading for anyone interest...

    Blog | August 01, 2011
  7. Remembering Korey Stringer

    Kevin Seifert

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Greetings from Detroit Lions training camp, where I arrived in time to watch most of the morning practice and collect a notebook's worth of cool information for you. But before I start putting that together, let me say that I was...

    Blog | August 02, 2010
  8. B & B all over: McCown in Chicago?

    Kevin Seifert

    We've discussed the possibility of Chicago adding a veteran backup quarterback behind Jay Cutler and floated the name of free agent Marc Bulger, who has extensive experience playing under new Bears offensive coordinator Mike Martz. Brad Biggs of the ...

    Blog | April 20, 2010
  9. Tice arrives in the 'tough-guy town'

    Kevin Seifert

    Here's a Mike Tice story that will tell Chicago fans all they need to know, for better and worse, about their new offensive line coach. Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images Mike Tice is back in the NFC North as Bears' offensive line coach.In the ...

    Blog | January 15, 2010
  10. Making 'Stringer' synonymous with heat awareness

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert I broke away from the blog Monday afternoon to write this news story about the latest twist in the legal cases following the 2001 death of Minnesota offensive lineman Korey Stringer. ...

    Blog | July 13, 2009
  11. Riddell Inc. failed to warn Korey Stringer on helmet, pads before...

    Kevin Seifert

    The family of former Minnesota Vikings offensive lineman Korey Stringer won an important legal victory Monday against the manufacturer of the helmets and shoulder pads he wore when he died nearly eight years ago from complications of heatstroke.

    Story | Conversation | July 13, 2009
  12. Stringer's family pushes on

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert You might be surprised to know that nearly 7 1/2 years after his death, Korey Stringer's family is still fighting a legal battle with no end in sight. Al Messerschmidt/Get...

    Blog | January 26, 2009