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  1. Flynn provides emergency relief for now

    Kevin Seifert

    As the sun set on Monday, and your backup Green Bay Packers reporter had caught up after a day of travel, it appeared the team was -- for the second consecutive week -- making emergency adjustments to its quarterback depth. This week's addition is...

    Blog | November 11, 2013
  2. Scott Tolzien of Green Bay Packers in at QB for injured Seneca Wa...

    Kevin Seifert

    Scott Tolzien has replaced starter Seneca Wallace, who suffered a groin injury during the first possession of the Packers' game against the Philadelphia Eagles.

    Story | Conversation | November 10, 2013
  3. NFL's reaction to Matt Flynn is telling

    Kevin Seifert

    Matt Flynn's name surfaced Monday night just minutes after Aaron Rodgers grabbed his left shoulder, winced and walked off the field. Flynn, after all, had spent four seasons as the Packers' backup, made two impressive starts and seemed a preferable e...

    Blog | November 08, 2013
  4. 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
  5. Detroit Lions cut-down analysis

    Kevin Seifert

    Most significant move: There were no surprises for the Detroit Lions and, really, there were few big decisions. We noted earlier that the team decided to preserve a roster spot for No. 3 quarterback Kellen Moore, so the most significant move they did...

    Blog | August 31, 2013
  6. Morning Roar: Lions close preseason 3-1

    Kevin Seifert

    Good morning and ROARRRRRRRR! The Detroit Lions' reserve players wrapped up their preseason Thursday night by stomping the Buffalo Bills' emergency players 35-13, leaving them with a 3-1 preseason record. The good news: Only two NFL teams finis...

    Blog | August 30, 2013
  7. Observation deck: Lions-Bills

    Kevin Seifert

    Reviewing the merciful end of the Detroit Lions' preseason, a 35-13 victory over the Buffalo Bills on Thursday: The biggest news of any preseason finale is whether any prominent players suffered injuries. The Lions suffered no obvious ail...

    Blog | August 29, 2013
  8. Previewing Preseason Week 4: Lions

    Kevin Seifert

    In which we look ahead to the Detroit Lions' preseason finale: Opponent: Buffalo Bills Location: Ralph Wilson Stadium Time: 7 p.m. ET Personnel notes: Healthy starters are expected to get one series, which probably means that receiver Cal...

    Blog | August 29, 2013
  9. Lions roster at a glance

    Kevin Seifert

    We noted earlier Tuesday that the Detroit Lions released place-kicker Havard Rugland. As it turns out, Rugland was the highest-profile name involved in the Lions' push to a 75-man roster. The three other players released Tuesday were: receiver Ter...

    Blog | August 27, 2013
  10. Final stretch for Lions roster questions

    Kevin Seifert

    Along with the rest of the NFL, the Detroit Lions must reduce their roster to 75 players by Tuesday. They'll play their preseason finale Thursday at the Buffalo Bills and then cut their roster again to 53 players by Saturday. On the cusp of a busy we...

    Blog | August 26, 2013
  11. #NFLRank: NFC North in 41-50

    Kevin Seifert

    Three North players were among those ranked between 41-50 in our #NFLRank project, an ESPN effort to identify the top 100 offensive and top 100 defensive players in the NFL. As always, our portion of both lists are updated at the bottom. Offense ...

    Blog | August 26, 2013
  12. Lions WR position still seems in flux

    Kevin Seifert

    On Friday, the Detroit Lions released Chaz Schilens, the veteran they signed just before training camp to hedge against the injury rehabilitation and depth issues among their receiver group. With Nate Burleson and Ryan Broyles apparently healthy, and...

    Blog | August 25, 2013
  13. #NFLRank: NFC North in 51-60

    Kevin Seifert

    Two NFC North players were among those ranked between 51-60 in our #NFLRank project, an ESPN effort to identify the top 100 offensive and top 100 defensive players in the NFL. As always, our portion of both lists are updated at the bottom. Offense...

    Blog | August 23, 2013
  14. BBAO: Definition of 'defenseless posture'

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Late Wednesday night, I passed along the NFL's explanation for why Chicago Bears linebacker Jon Bostic was fined $21,000 for what seemed to be a standard hard hit last week on San Diego Chargers receiver Mike Willie....

    Blog | August 22, 2013
  15. Preseason Week 2: Vikings 'O' sluggish

    Kevin Seifert

    Reviewing Friday night's events at Ralph Wilson Stadium: Buffalo Bills 20, Minnesota Vikings 16 Preseason record: 0-2 Of interest: The evening began with left tackle Matt Kalil getting beat for a sack by Bills defensive end Jerry Hughes, and...

    Blog | August 16, 2013
  16. Previewing Preseason Week 2: Vikings

    Kevin Seifert

    In which we look ahead to the Vikings' second preseason game: Opponent: Buffalo Bills Location: Ralph Wilson Stadium Time: 7 p.m. ET Personnel notes: Starters are expected to play at least one quarter, if not more, after the first-team of...

    Blog | August 16, 2013