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  1. Kevin Greene and his 160 sacks still waiting

    Kevin Seifert

    For the purposes of Hall of Fame discussions, Kevin Greene isn't really "ours." Greene played outside linebacker for four teams in his 15-year career, but none of them were in the NFC North or former NFC Central. But his current position as the Green...

    Blog | February 06, 2012
  2. Vikings regular-season wrap-up

    Kevin Seifert

    Arrow indicates direction team is trending. Final Power Ranking: 30 Preseason Power Ranking: 20 Biggest surprise: It has never been clear why anyone thought acquiring Donovan McNabb as a stopgap starting quarterback was a good idea. All indic...

    Blog | January 04, 2012
  3. AllenWatch: 22 and done for Jared Allen

    Kevin Seifert

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Maybe it's a good thing that Jared Allen fell one sack short Sunday of setting the NFL record for sacks in a season. Asked what he would have done after breaking Michael Strahan's record of 22.5, Allen laughed and offered a nearly -- n...

    Blog | January 01, 2012
  4. AllenWatch: Record 'within reach'

    Kevin Seifert

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Jared Allen was a 19-year-old college football player at Idaho State in 2001 when Michael Strahan set the NFL record for sacks in a season. Or, more specifically, when Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre "slipped" and Str...

    Blog | December 28, 2011
  5. AllenWatch: A stellar season nonetheless

    Kevin Seifert

    Yes, Minnesota Vikings defensive end Jared Allen has fallen off the record-breaking pace he set earlier this season. Allen's total has leveled off at 14.5 sacks through 12 games, leaving him 8.5 away from breaking Michael Strahan's single-season reco...

    Blog | December 08, 2011
  6. Calling Canton: Peppers, Allen and sacks

    Kevin Seifert

    Another in a series on NFC North players whose career trajectories put them on a path to consideration for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. NFL teams value pass-rushing more than any skill outside of quarterbacking, and here in the NFC North we have...

    Blog | June 27, 2011
  7. Packers-Bears I: The pass-rushers

    Kevin Seifert

    The rule is simple and time-tested. In the NFL, it's all about the quarterbacks. They generate most of the blame, attract the majority of the credit and get all of the girls. We paid our respects at the quarterback altar last week, noting the new rel...

    Blog | September 25, 2010
  8. How I See It: NFC North Stock Watch

    Kevin Seifert

    FALLING 1. Minnesota Vikings' scoring power: The Vikings averaged 29.4 points per game last season but have a total of 19 points through two games in 2010. Only the Buffalo Bills have scored less over that span. The Vikings are moving the ball, bu...

    Blog | September 22, 2010
  9. BBAO: Julius Peppers thinking big in 2010

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: How big of an impact will Julius Peppers make on the Chicago Bears this season? How about Michael Strahan big? That's right. Hope springs eternal in NFL training camps, and so it appears Peppers isn't shying aw...

    Blog | August 06, 2010
  10. NFC North weekend mailbag

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by ESPN.com's Kevin Seifert Through rain or shine, with snow or clear skies, you can always reach us through the mailbag. Or Facebook. Or Twitter. We're multi-dimensional, ambidextrous and amphibious here at NFC North headquarters. Enoug...

    Blog | October 17, 2009
  11. The issue of Favre's (personal) locker room

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by ESPN.com's Kevin Seifert We're getting a bit ahead of ourselves here. After all, it has barely been 24 hours since retired quarterback Brett Favre said he needs more progress from his surgically-repaired arm before he decides whethe...

    Blog | June 18, 2009
  12. Black and Blue all over: A tough one to sit through

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by ESPN.com's Kevin Seifert There were at least 8,000 empty seats Sunday at Ford Field, and no one in a 75-mile radius from Detroit saw the Lions' 25-17 loss to Washington on television. Sounds like a few of the local journalists were jealous....

    Blog | October 27, 2008