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  1. BBAO: It's Ashlee Palmer in a runaway

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: For much of the offseason and early summer, I assumed that if the Detroit Lions' competition at strongside linebacker was close, it would go to one of the second-year players -- Travis Lewis or Tahir Whitehead -- who...

    Blog | August 21, 2013
  2. BBAO: Concerned about Bears' offense?

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: How concerned should the Chicago Bears be about their offense? ESPNChicago.com's Jeff Dickerson and Michael C. Wright examined that question as part of this Four Downs post. Dickerson wrote that despite the ample ...

    Blog | August 13, 2013
  3. BBAO: The preseason beckons

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: We've made it! (Sort of.) The entire NFC North will open its 2013 preseason schedule Friday evening, affairs that will be most notable for their impact on second-level job competitions and evaluations of previousl...

    Blog | August 09, 2013
  4. BBAO: Long PUP list for Packers

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Training camp PUP lists can empty quickly as players prove they are healthy and/or pass conditioning tests, but based on the numbers at least, it's going to take a while for that to happen for the Green Bay Packers. ...

    Blog | July 26, 2013
  5. BBAO: What is Greg Jennings doing?

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: I think we get it. There wasn't as much of a love affair from Greg Jennings towards the Green Bay Packers -- and quarterback Aaron Rodgers in particular -- as we once assumed. But I bring you the following quotes bec...

    Blog | July 25, 2013
  6. BBAO: Graham Harrell 'stronger'

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: We noted last month that Green Bay Packers quarterback B.J. Coleman did not appear to be making a serious challenge for Graham Harrell's role as the backup to Aaron Rodgers. Weston Hodkiewicz of the Green Bay Press-G...

    Blog | July 02, 2013
  7. BBAO: Phil Emery serious about analytics

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery has referred a number of times to advanced statistical analysis services that he consulted with over the past season. This week, the Bears joined a growing group of NFL teams ...

    Blog | June 20, 2013
  8. BBAO: Final days of offseason work

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Good morning everyone. I hope you all had a great week. The lights in NFC North blog headquarters are back on and we're humming along at full strength. But I can't say the same for three of our division teams, who...

    Blog | June 17, 2013
  9. Don't blame Packers for fumble emphasis

    Kevin Seifert

    What do NFL teams do during organized team activities (OTAs)? Playbook installation is a major goal. So is development and evaluation of young and/or new players. And occasionally, teams will assign themselves projects based on years of defi...

    Blog | May 28, 2013
  10. Hoping for a fourth-down shift

    Kevin Seifert

    When the Detroit Lions hired Jim Schwartz as their coach in 2009, hope emerged from the sports analytics industry. Had it gained a patron saint? Schwartz, after all, had acknowledged his interest in the subject during his time as the Tennessee Titans...

    Blog | May 21, 2013
  11. BBAO: Friday is upon us!

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Good mid-Friday morning and let's get straight to our morning tour: Dan Pompei of the Chicago Tribune answers several questions about Chicago Bears guard Kyle Long in his weekly mailbag. The Bears promoted Mark...

    Blog | May 17, 2013
  12. BBAO: Bears record every QB glance

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Mike McCarthy is going to wish he thought of this one. The Green Bay Packers' coach often unveils some sort of new technology or practice approach in his efforts to improve over the previous year, but the newest thin...

    Blog | May 13, 2013
  13. Draft impact: Packers' Datone Jones

    Kevin Seifert

    Another in a periodic series examining the roles of NFC North newcomers: In the four months since "579," the Green Bay Packers have done some serious schematic soul-searching. Coach Mike McCarthy went so far as to send his defensive coaching staff...

    Blog | May 07, 2013
  14. Packers: Will their best LT be good enough?

    Kevin Seifert

    So on the first Friday of May, we learned that not one but two former Iowa left tackles will be making their full-time NFL debuts at the position here in the NFC North. (The similarities don't end there. Both were the No. 23 overall pick of their ...

    Blog | May 03, 2013
  15. BBAO: The days after

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Phew! We made it. Veni, vidi, vici and all that. Three days of the 2013 draft brought us 35 new draft picks and scores of college free agents. I did my best to sort out the immediate aftermath Saturday evening and...

    Blog | April 29, 2013
  16. Quick Hits: Packers, Lions, Vikings

    Kevin Seifert

    I usually try to post a "Quick Hit" item to catch up after missing some blog time, but the Chicago Bears' activity over the past week merits its own post. That item will publish shortly. For now, let's catch up on the other 75 percent of the division...

    Blog | April 01, 2013