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  1. Desmond Bishop release unrelated to cap

    Kevin Seifert

    In April, we discussed the folly of a so-called "hometown discount" with respect to the Green Bay Packers' negotiations with quarterback Aaron Rodgers. My point was that the Packers wouldn't change their operating policies whether Rodgers signed a be...

    Blog | June 18, 2013
  2. NFC North Draft signings: Six to go

    Kevin Seifert

    Maybe it's a habit. Despite the NFL's near-elimination of drama in signing draft choices, I still field daily questions about the status of negotiations. So it seems to be a good time to re-set things here in the NFC North now that the Minnesota Viki...

    Blog | May 16, 2013
  3. Brian Urlacher decries Bears' 'lip service'

    Kevin Seifert

    Brian Urlacher's appearance Thursday on "Mike and Mike in the Morning " included a now-familiar rundown of his failed contract negotiations with the Chicago Bears. But Urlacher also made several comments that mesh with our original discussion about h...

    Blog | March 21, 2013
  4. BBAO: Aaron Rodgers 'not stressing'

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Good morning. Over the weekend, you might have seen that Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers told the Green Bay Press-Gazette he is "not stressing" about upcoming contract negotiations and that he wants to pl...

    Blog | February 11, 2013
  5. Christian Ponder no surprise as '13 starter

    Kevin Seifert

    You may have seen the news that the Minnesota Vikings plan to enter into negotiations that would extend the contract of coach Leslie Frazier. That should come as no surprise given our discussions over the past month. On the other hand, from what I ca...

    Blog | January 08, 2013
  6. Inside Slant: NFL and 'outside influences'

    Kevin Seifert

    The NFL threw Mike Sando and I the first curveball of our Inside Slant podcast careers Wednesday morning. The league reportedly had a breakthrough in negotiations with its locked-out officials, according to ESPN's Chris Mortensen, and the Replacement...

    Blog | September 26, 2012
  7. Offset fight continues for Vikings, Matt Kalil

    Kevin Seifert

    Tuesday's SportsNation chat brought a number of questions about the Minnesota Vikings' negotiations with first-round draft choice Matt Kalil, and whether there was any chance of a holdout in an era of what are supposed to be cookie-cutter rookie cont...

    Blog | July 25, 2012
  8. The delay of Matt Kalil's contract agreement

    Kevin Seifert

    Tuesday's SportsNation chat brought a number of questions about the Minnesota Vikings' contract negotiations with left tackle Matt Kalil, who remains unsigned -- along with the seven other players drafted in the top eight -- with training camp loomin...

    Blog | July 11, 2012
  9. We're down to three unsigned draft picks

    Kevin Seifert

    On the final day of May, NFC North teams are nearing completion of negotiations with their 2012 draft class. The latest agreement is between the Minnesota Vikings and safety Harrison Smith, according to multiple reports. Here's an division-wide updat...

    Blog | May 31, 2012
  10. Vikings join rookie signing frenzy

    Kevin Seifert

    Those of you who have been stressing the Minnesota Vikings' slow-moving rookie contract negotiations can rest easier. The team announced Tuesday the signing of six draft picks, including fourth-round receivers Jarius Wright and Greg Childs, and have ...

    Blog | May 22, 2012
  11. Brandt: Why rookie negotiations are moot

    Kevin Seifert

    One of the first bits of advice I got on covering an NFL team: Don't worry about the contracts of draft picks until the end of July. Most years, teams I covered were frantically working on deals until the morning of the first practice -- if not longe...

    Blog | May 17, 2012
  12. Brandt: A fair deal for Matt Forte and Bears

    Kevin Seifert

    Dennis of Michigan asked during Tuesday's SportsNation chat if Chicago Bears tailback Matt Forte had a right to be upset with the state of his long-term contract negotiations. My response remained the same as it has been for some time: It's hard to m...

    Blog | April 04, 2012
  13. Bears' deal with Michael Bush 'crazy'

    Kevin Seifert

    In our previous post, we discussed the potential impact of Michael Bush's arrival in Chicago on the Bears' negotiations with tailback Matt Forte. I wasn't ready to consider it a legitimate affront to Forte, who reportedly has turned down a more lucra...

    Blog | March 22, 2012
  14. Scott Wells departs, Packers need a center

    Kevin Seifert

    The Green Bay Packers need a center now that veteran Scott Wells has agreed to terms with the St. Louis Rams. ESPN's Adam Schefter reported the news Friday evening. Wells and the Packers were reportedly far apart during negotiations prior to free ...

    Blog | March 16, 2012
  15. Flynn Dilemma: Pay him more than QB1?

    Kevin Seifert

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Our discussion on the Green Bay Packers' intentions, or lack thereof, for quarterback Matt Flynn has mostly revolved around the tangible issues of salary cap and negotiations. Could the Packers squeeze Flynn's projected $14 million ca...

    Blog | February 23, 2012
  16. BBAO: Packers take time in talks

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Here's a smart take from Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that I would love to clip and save as a response to everyone asking for updates on the Green Bay Packers' negotiations with their free agents...

    Blog | February 16, 2012