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  1. Christian Ponder of Minnesota Vikings is starter but injury a fac...

    Kevin Seifert

    Vikings coach Leslie Frazier said that Christian Ponder is "still our starting quarterback" but wouldn't commit to starting him Oct. 13 against the Carolina Panthers, even if his fractured rib is healed by then.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2013
  2. BBAO: No damage to Sharrif Floyd's knee

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: A brief wave of concern floated over Minnesota Vikings training camp Sunday when first-round draft choice Shariff Floyd reported increased soreness in his left knee after what was believed to be a minor injury in Fri...

    Blog | August 12, 2013
  3. Christian Ponder and his two snaps

    Kevin Seifert

    So I found myself in a bit of a Twitter discussion Saturday about the brief appearance of quarterback Christian Ponder in the Minnesota Vikings' preseason opener. Ponder got only two snaps in the Vikings' 27-13 loss to the Houston Texans, prompting s...

    Blog | August 11, 2013
  4. Preseason Week 1: Brief glimpse of Vikings

    Kevin Seifert

    Reviewing Friday's action at the Metrodome: Houston Texans 27, Minnesota Vikings 13 Preseason record: 0-1 Of interest: Similar to fellow rookie Ziggy Ansah in Detroit, Vikings receiver Cordarrelle Patterson made an immediate splash. He r...

    Blog | August 10, 2013
  5. Vikings camp: Day 2

    Kevin Seifert

    MANKATO, Minn. -- Our second day of training camp with the Minnesota Vikings is complete. The team will take Sunday off and then likely make the move to full pads Monday. Many of you continue to ask about the progress of for the Vikings' passing g...

    Blog | July 27, 2013
  6. Vikings camp: Day 1

    Kevin Seifert

    MANKATO, Minn. -- It was a crisp 60 degrees here Friday morning when the Minnesota Vikings took the field for their first walk-through practice of training camp. Temperatures had warmed up a bit by the time they returned for their full mid-afternoon ...

    Blog | July 26, 2013
  7. On the state of Christian Ponder's progress

    Kevin Seifert

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Standing with reporters Thursday on the final day of the Minnesota Vikings' offseason program, quarterback Christian Ponder provided this summary of his work with the offense: "We definitely got better, but there were some days...

    Blog | June 20, 2013
  8. BBAO: Joe Webb to WR -- finally

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: The Minnesota Vikings finally are following up on their first instinct on Joe Webb. Four years after drafting him with plans to attempt a conversion to receiver, the Vikings have confirmed that Webb is now a receiver...

    Blog | May 16, 2013
  9. BBAO: Bears get annual jump on contracts

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: The Chicago Bears never mess around when it comes to signing their draft picks, and this week they became the NFL's first team to start locking up members of its 2013 draft class. Fifth-round pick Jordan Mills and si...

    Blog | May 02, 2013
  10. BBAO: Future Lions tight ends

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: In our pre-draft Inside Slant podcast, Mike Sando and I agreed it would not be surprising if the Detroit Lions used a draft pick on a tight end. While they are set for the 2013 season with Brandon Pettigrew and To...

    Blog | May 01, 2013
  11. What Matt Cassel's contract tells us

    Kevin Seifert

    PHOENIX -- In keeping with our hope of using salary information to illuminate player expectations, let's take a closer look at the contract the Minnesota Vikings signed quarterback Matt Cassel to last week. Cassel's deal pays him as a high-caliber...

    Blog | March 18, 2013
  12. BBAO: Bears lose Nick Roach to Raiders

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: We have more overnight news in the NFC North's free agency frenzy. Former Chicago Bears linebacker Nick Roach agreed to terms with the Oakland Raiders, leaving the Bears without a versatile player who has been a star...

    Blog | March 15, 2013
  13. How to view Matt Cassel's arrival

    Kevin Seifert

    That didn't take long. Hours after the Kansas City Chiefs released quarterback Matt Cassel, the Minnesota Vikings scooped him up. We're not yet sure of the financials, but obviously the Vikings quickly met Cassel's price in the shrinking mark...

    Blog | March 14, 2013
  14. Matt Cassel released. Vikings? Bears?

    Kevin Seifert

    On the occasion of Matt Cassel's release by the Kansas City Chiefs, we should review the NFC North's pair of backup quarterback openings. Cassel figures in at least one, if not both, of those situations. First off, the Detroit Lions (Shaun Hill) a...

    Blog | March 14, 2013
  15. Wrap-up: Chiefs 22, Vikings 17

    Kevin Seifert

    A few thoughts on the Minnesota Vikings' 22-17 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs: What it means: The Vikings are 0-4 for the first time since 2002. Situated in a division with the NFL's two undefeated teams, the Vikings can essentially kiss the playo...

    Blog | October 02, 2011
  16. Let's hear it for the 2011 preseason (or not)

    Kevin Seifert

    The best thing we can say about Week 4 of the preseason is that it's over, at least here in the NFC North. The next time one of our teams is on the field, it will be for real. In between, roster cutdowns from 8o to 53 will take place. The deadline is...

    Blog | September 01, 2011