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  1. #NFLRank: Ndamukong Suh is No. 16

    Kevin Seifert

    Let's pick up ESPN's #NFLRank project now that it includes another member of the Detroit Lions. As you recall, the exercise was to rank the NFL's top 100 offensive and top 100 defensive players. Defense 16. Ndamukong Suh Stats & Info: Sinc...

    Blog | August 29, 2013
  2. Video: NFL Live projects the NFC North

    Kevin Seifert

    In this "NFL Live OT" segment, Merril Hoge and Herm Edwards break down each NFC North team and pick a division winner. All I'll tell you is that they did not agree on the team who will be atop the standings when the season ends....

    Blog | July 31, 2013
  3. Datone Jones agreement leaves 3 unsigned

    Kevin Seifert

    It appears we are down to three unsigned draft picks in here in the NFC North. According to multiple media outlets -- including, and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel -- the Green Bay Packers have agreed to first-round draft choice...

    Blog | July 24, 2013
  4. On that 2010 Lions-Vikings draft trade

    Kevin Seifert

    Jahvid Best's official departure from the Detroit Lions merits a look back at the intra-division trade that made him the No. 30 overall pick of the 2010 NFL draft. As you might recall, the Vikings sent that pick to the Lions in exchange for select...

    Blog | July 18, 2013
  5. Lions sign draft class -- all of 'em

    Kevin Seifert

    As we've noted many times over the past two years, signing draft picks isn't the adventure that it used to be. The NFL's collective bargaining agreement, ratified for the 2011 season, created a streamlined negotiating process and provided far less wi...

    Blog | May 10, 2013
  6. Kyle Long among those ineligible for OTAs*

    Kevin Seifert

    This week, NFC West colleague Mike Sando posted the NFL's little-known rules for rookie participation in offseason programs. The key portion for our consumption: Draft picks and college free agents can't participate in organized team activities until...

    Blog | May 07, 2013
  7. Ziggy Ansah's glasses a marketer's dream

    Kevin Seifert

    NFL draft picks get all sorts of advice entering the big night. Some of it is smart. Some of it is crushingly bad. And then there is the suggestion Detroit Lions defensive end Ziggy Ansah received. Friends who had seen Ansah wear 3D glasses around...

    Blog | May 06, 2013
  8. 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
  9. BBAO: Bears get annual jump on contracts

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: The Chicago Bears never mess around when it comes to signing their draft picks, and this week they became the NFL's first team to start locking up members of its 2013 draft class. Fifth-round pick Jordan Mills and si...

    Blog | May 02, 2013
  10. Official draft order: NFC North

    Kevin Seifert

    The NFL has reconciled this week's awarding of compensatory draft picks with the existing selections to create an official order for the 2013 draft. It differs slightly from what we unofficially posted this week, so here is a bright shiny chart that ...

    Blog | March 21, 2013
  11. Ezekiel Ansah as a potential Lions target

    Kevin Seifert

    I took part in a segment on ESPN's "NFL 32" this week, one that focused on the top five draft positions for 2013. My job was to suggest the Detroit Lions' likeliest pick at that spot, and I took the safest route by naming Alabama cornerback Dee Milli...

    Blog | March 02, 2013
  12. Manti Te'o test results 'disappointing'

    Kevin Seifert

    By most accounts, Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o has made a positive impression in interviews at the NFL scouting combine. His on-field testing, however, hasn't suggested he is primed to be anywhere close to a top pick in the 2013 draft. Te'o of...

    Blog | February 25, 2013
  13. Say this much: Phil Emery is bold

    Kevin Seifert

    Let's quickly summarize Phil Emery's first 11 1/2 months as the Chicago Bears' general manager: For the modest sum of two third-round draft picks, Emery acquired one of the NFL's best and most enigmatic wide receivers. Brandon Marshall rewarded t...

    Blog | January 16, 2013
  14. Nick Fairley's breakout season cut short

    Kevin Seifert

    Nick Fairley's season ended Wednesday because of a shoulder injury he suffered two weeks ago. So what can we say about the performance and future of the Detroit Lions' top draft pick in 2011 after two years in the NFL? At the top, availability has...

    Blog | December 19, 2012
  15. KC Joyner: Calvin Johnson's coverage

    Kevin Seifert

    We explained Friday why the Detroit Lions are so excited about their second-round draft pick, receiver Ryan Broyles. Most notably, the Lions believe he can be a productive slot receiver in their scheme. KC Joyner's analysis of NFL receivers indirect...

    Blog | June 01, 2012
  16. 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