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  1. Presuming a cap savings on Greenway deal

    Kevin Seifert

    The Minnesota Vikings had a busy Labor Day. They completed contract negotiations with linebacker Chad Greenway, settled the debate (for now) on their No. 2 quarterback and named a starting strong safety in advance of Sunday's regular season opener at...

    Blog | September 05, 2011
  2. BBAO: Kevin Williams must 'work for free'

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: The NFC North will hum along Monday, Labor Day or not, so why not join us for the ride? We'll start by catching up on a series of interviews that Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Kevin Williams conducted over the w...

    Blog | September 05, 2011
  3. BBAO: Awaiting players' vote on CBA

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: After a wild and emotional day on the NFL labor front, ESPN's Chris Mortensen reports that the NFL Players Association expects to call a vote on the collective bargaining agreement (CBA) ratified Thursday by owners. ...

    Blog | July 22, 2011
  4. Lockout'11: An exclusive free-agent window

    Kevin Seifert

    The latest round of NFL labor discussions, held smack dab in the middle of steamy NFC North territory, produced a number of rumors and a series of speculative reports about how free agency might be administered in what will be a short window between ...

    Blog | July 01, 2011
  5. BBAO: Draft day arrives amid uncertainty

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Day 1 of the NFL draft is always wild, and the extra layer of labor chaos will only add to the drama. No matter what happens on the labor front, I'll be stationed Thursday evening at the Minnesota Vikings' practic...

    Blog | April 28, 2011
  6. Vikings stadium bill stalled before it starts

    Kevin Seifert

    Amid the unprecedented nature of Tuesday's labor events in the NFL, here is some news that comes as something less than a shock. The committee that would hold the first hearing for the Minnesota Vikings' stadium proposal can't schedule it before Frid...

    Blog | April 26, 2011
  7. Robbie Gould among those to report

    Kevin Seifert

    I'm doing my best to monitor NFC North post-lockout happenings Tuesday morning from here at blog headquarters. It appears that a handful of our players have reported to their team's facilities as a matter of labor strategy, knowing full well the NFL ...

    Blog | April 26, 2011
  8. NFC North weekend mailbag

    Kevin Seifert

    The NFL labor strife regrettably has fallen victim to the lowest of public stances: Accusations of lying and half-truths from both sides. If this thing continues to devolve, we might have to start up a recurring post that cuts through the rhetoric an...

    Blog | March 26, 2011
  9. Adrian Peterson waiting on contract

    Kevin Seifert

    NEW ORLEANS -- Despite the concerns he's expressed about the state of NFL labor, I'm guessing Minnesota Vikings tailback Adrian Peterson wants to continue playing football when his contract expires after the 2011 season. To this point, however, the V...

    Blog | March 22, 2011
  10. NFC North weekend mailbag

    Kevin Seifert

    After the NFL labor situation took a few unfortunate turns last week, let's once again check in with Vince Lombardi: "Once you have established the goals you want and the price you're willing to pay, you can ignore the minor hurts, the opponent's pre...

    Blog | March 19, 2011
  11. NFC North weekend mailbag

    Kevin Seifert

    Here's our Vince Lombardism after another week of NFL labor uncertainty: "Success demands singleness of purpose." Find me through the mailbag, Facebook or Twitter. Onward.... Kevin of St. Paul noted that Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Ke...

    Blog | March 12, 2011
  12. NFC North labor impact

    Kevin Seifert

    A team-by-team look at how a continued labor impasse and extended NFL freeze on transactions would affect the division: Chicago Bears: Earlier this month, Bears president Ted Phillips said the organization will make no economic changes -- pay redu...

    Blog | March 11, 2011
  13. Ryan Longwell, Brad Maynard and age

    Kevin Seifert

    In the hustle and bustle of last week's labor-related drama, we failed to note two NFC North teams have each positioned themselves to part ways with a long-time specialist who could be more difficult to replace than you might realize. MaynardThis ...

    Blog | March 10, 2011
  14. Lockout'11: Open books and stadiums

    Kevin Seifert

    Well, well. Our pet NFL labor topic, the issue of financial transparency between owners and players, has taken center stage Wednesday. According to ESPN's Chris Mortensen, the NFL Players Association is asking for additional financial information bef...

    Blog | March 09, 2011
  15. NFC North weekend mailbag

    Kevin Seifert

    As we continue awaiting word on the NFL's labor situation, we again dip into our bag of Vince Lombardi quotes: People who work together will win, whether it be against complex football defenses, or the problems of modern society. I'm reachable ...

    Blog | March 05, 2011
  16. BBAO: Another 24 hours of uncertainty

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: As you probably know by now, we're in for another day of NFL labor uncertainty. Representatives for NFL owners and players will meet separately with federal mediator George Cohen as the end of their 24-hour negotiati...

    Blog | March 04, 2011