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  1. BBAO: Ford ownership of the Lions

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: On Wednesday, Detroit Lions vice chairman Bill Ford Jr. told fans at a season kickoff luncheon: "We're going to bring you a Super Bowl." Ford added: "When the Lions win the Super Bowl, this city will have a party lik...

    Blog | August 30, 2012
  2. Flash Points: Lions' defining moment

    Kevin Seifert

    What key event significantly changed the fortunes of the Lions -- for better or worse? Give us your take and we'll give you our definitive moment on May 17. The Detroit Lions have been playing football under one name or another since 1929, and alt...

    Blog | May 10, 2011
  3. Wrapping up the 2011 draft

    Kevin Seifert

    Cleaning out my notebook with the 2011 NFL draft in the books: The Chicago Bears love their safeties. Cal's Chris Conte is the ninth they've drafted since general manager Jerry Angelo took over in 2002. (Extra credit if you can name all nine. T...

    Blog | May 02, 2011
  4. BBAO: A conflicted James Jones

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Many of you have been asking about the status of Green Bay Packers receiver James Jones, whose contract is expiring. With four accrued seasons, he is a restricted free agent in the NFL's current system but likely wil...

    Blog | March 08, 2011
  5. BBAO: Four fans go on Favre roadtrip staff

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Chicago Bears The Chicago Tribune's Brad Biggs examines three key questions surrounding the Bears' offense: 1) Will Jay Cutler deliver? 2) Can the Bears run the ball effectively? and 3) Will the O-line get the jo...

    Blog | July 12, 2010
  6. BBAO: Rice says he'll be ready for camp staff

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Chicago Bears General Manager Jerry Angelo is excited about the potential of Mike Martz's offense. The Browns signed former Bears second-round pick Bobby Engram. Detroit Lions The Lions released safety D...

    Blog | July 09, 2010
  7. Draft Watch: NFC North

    Kevin Seifert

    Each Wednesday leading up to the NFL draft (April 22-24), the blog network will take a division-by-division look at key aspects of the draft. Today's topic: decision-makers. Chicago Bears General manager Jerry Angelo is preparing for h...

    Blog | April 14, 2010
  8. Judgment Day for Mayhew and others

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert Martin Mayhew seemed prepared for the question. Detroit's new general manager was more than ready to address concerns about his apprenticeship in the failed tenure of predecessor Matt Millen. "I would s...

    Blog | April 21, 2009
  9. NFC North team evaluations

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert Minnesota Vikings (10-6) The Vikings converted an offseason spending spree into their first division title since 2000. Most notably, the additions of defensive end Jared Allen (14.5 sacks) and receiver Bernard Ber...

    Blog | December 29, 2008
  10. Black and Blue all over: Marinelli, Ford meet

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert NFL head coaches meet and speak frequently with their team owners, but the discussions take on more public meaning when the team is 0-4 -- and heading to 0-and-who-knows. So it was newsworthy this week to learn that...

    Blog | October 09, 2008
  11. Black and Blue all over: Reality sets in

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert Veteran players in Detroit know what they're up against: A 13-game audition for the future of their careers. As they reconvened Monday following their bye week, the Lions faced a new landscape. The man ultimately re...

    Blog | September 30, 2008
  12. Tone changes for Lions in return from bye

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert Two interesting things happened Monday as the Detroit Lions resumed practice following their bye: Michael Sackett/US Presswire Lions running back Kevin Smith has just 102 yards on 29 carries th...

    Blog | September 29, 2008
  13. Lions' new brain trust puts focus on winning the next game

    Beat the Bears. That's the stated goal of the two executives now in charge of running the Lions in the wake of Matt Millen's dismissal Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2008
  14. Rookie signings intensify

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert BOURBONNAIS, ILL. - Hi gang. Just getting back online after this evening's sojourn to the site of the Chicago Bears' training camp at Olivet Nazarene University. It's been a busy day in the NFC North, so let's catch...

    Blog | July 22, 2008
  15. Irate Lions fans plan walkout to protest Millen's reign

    Some fans in Detroit are planning to protest the dismal state of the William Clay Ford-owned and Matt Millen-led Lions in their home finale for the second straight year.

    Story | Conversation | December 22, 2006
  16. Whispers from around the NFL

    Pro Football Weekly is hearing whispers that the Giants are poised to select a linebacker high in the NFL draft later this month.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2006