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  1. Looking closer at Martin Mayhew's drafts

    Kevin Seifert

    As news of the Detroit Lions' roster moves trickled out Saturday, I saw a plenty of references on Twitter to Martin Mayhew's drafts over the past five years. The Lions' cutdown to 53 included three more of Mayhew's draft picks, leaving 21 of his 38 p...

    Blog | September 01, 2013
  2. BBAO: 2 ESPYS for Adrian Peterson

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Minnesota Vikings tailback Adrian Peterson was the big NFC North winner at the ESPYS on Wednesday night, bringing home the awards for best comeback and best NFL player. For those of you who didn't see it, Peterson...

    Blog | July 18, 2013
  3. Eight in the box: Secondary status check

    Kevin Seifert

    How does each NFC North team look in the secondary, and what still needs to be done? Chicago Bears: No team in this division is set up quite as well as the Bears, who have a pair of returning Pro Bowl cornerbacks in Charles Tillman and Tim Jenning...

    Blog | June 21, 2013
  4. Shield your eyes from the 2011 draft

    Kevin Seifert

    A mere two years later, the 2011 draft is crumbling for most of the NFC North. At a time when it should be forming the nucleus of our respective teams, the class of '11 is instead causing some of our most gaping holes. The futures of two first-rou...

    Blog | May 14, 2013
  5. Post-draft storylines in the NFC North

    Kevin Seifert

    NFC North teams added dozens of intriguing young players over the weekend. They filled glaring holes and added to already-established strengths. Some areas remain weak, of course, while other selections created new storylines we hadn't anticipated. ...

    Blog | April 29, 2013
  6. BBAO: Day 1 reviews

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Good mid-morning. Things got wild Thursday night in the NFC North, which welcomed a 3-D glasses-wearing pass-rusher, the son of a Hall of Fame defensive end, a trio of new Minnesota Vikings and a total of four lineme...

    Blog | April 26, 2013
  7. Final mock drafts: Mel Kiper, Todd McShay

    Kevin Seifert

    In their final mock drafts of the 2013 draft season, ESPN analysts Mel Kiper and Todd McShay agree on their projected first-round picks for 75 percent of the NFC North. The details: 5. Detroit Lions Kiper: BYU defensive end Ezekiel Ansah McSha...

    Blog | April 25, 2013
  8. BBAO: We made it!

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: It's here! (And no, I don't mean the morning after another NFC North triumph in the Madden cover contest.) It's Draft Day! (Well, at least Day 1 of a three-day process.) After months and, in some cases a ...

    Blog | April 25, 2013
  9. BBAO: Terrible flashback for Michael Bush

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Good morning and thanks for returning, presumably, along with me after last week's time away. It sounds like I missed a few news stories, which is all but inevitable when you take a week away from the NFL, but we'll ...

    Blog | April 01, 2013
  10. BBAO: No position yet for Riley Reiff

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: PHOENIX -- The Detroit Lions drafted a left tackle in the first round of the 2012 draft. In 2013, their longtime left tackle retired. But it's apparently not as simple as connecting the dots between the retirement of...

    Blog | March 19, 2013
  11. BBAO: Frazier wants Antoine Winfield back

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: PHOENIX -- It's rare when an NFL player re-signs with a team that cut him for financial reasons. Those business issues, as well as hurt feelings, don't usually dissipate quickly enough to foster a re-connection. T...

    Blog | March 18, 2013
  12. Eight in the Box: Top offseason targets

    Kevin Seifert

    Welcome to Eight in the Box, an NFL Nation feature that will appear each Friday during the offseason. This week's topic: Who should be the primary target (including trades) for each team when free agency begins? Chicago Bears: It's unclear how muc...

    Blog | March 08, 2013
  13. NFC North links: Bears gig excites Tucker

    ESPN.com staff

    Chicago Bears To put it mildly, Bears defensive coordinator Mel Tucker is excited about his new opportunity. "What's not to like about the Bears?" Tucker said. "It's a great organization, lots of tradition, and my wife is from Chicago. I'm a Midwe...

    Blog | February 18, 2013
  14. BBAO: Lions planning active free agency

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew made a mildly surprising projection Thursday: The Lions will be an active player in the free agent market this offseason. I think we would all agree the Lions need help ...

    Blog | February 08, 2013
  15. A closer look at Martin Mayhew's drafts

    Kevin Seifert

    As many of you have pointed out, the release of Detroit Lions receiver Titus Young pretty much wrapped up the "Have at It" debates we generated a few years ago about the best young receiver in the NFC North. (Hint: It wasn't Young.) It also opens the...

    Blog | February 05, 2013
  16. BBAO: Arguing to keep Dom Capers

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: As we noted late Monday night, we are now waiting for the Chicago Bears to complete the second round of interviews in their coaching search. We are also waiting to find out if the Green Bay Packers will make any coac...

    Blog | January 15, 2013