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  1. Lions waiting on Nick Fairley's breakout

    Kevin Seifert

    Defensive tackle Nick Fairley arrived at training camp amid as much anticipation as any player on the Detroit Lions' roster. As we discussed in the offseason, Fairley was healthy for the first time in his NFL career. He had added some 18 pounds durin...

    Blog | August 23, 2012
  2. CampTour'12: What we learned

    Kevin Seifert

    We came, we saw, we conquered. Veni, vidi, vici and all that stuff. Yes, CampTour'12 wrapped up late last week, ending a stretch of spending 11 days at four NFC North training camps over a 15-day period. I took three flights, logged 938 miles on the ...

    Blog | August 14, 2012
  3. Rookie Buzz: Packers' Casey Hayward

    Kevin Seifert

    Latest in a series of posts on NFC North rookies who have generated buzz. (Full series here.) Seasoned observers take notice when a team trades up in the draft. It's a clear signal of particular affinity for a targeted player, making it more than ...

    Blog | August 13, 2012
  4. CampTour'12: Lions Day 2

    Kevin Seifert

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Some thoughts and observations from our second day of training camp with the Detroit Lions: It's only fair to note that after a relatively sloppy practice Wednesday, the Lions came back with a sharp and fast-paced workout hel...

    Blog | August 09, 2012
  5. CampTour'12: It's Dwight Bentley's turn

    Kevin Seifert

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- I caught myself thinking back to April as I watched the Detroit Lions' training camp practice Thursday morning. Back then, so many of you were bemoaning the Lions' draft-day decision to pass up a number of highly regarded cornerb...

    Blog | August 09, 2012
  6. CampTour'12: Addressing Lions penalties

    Kevin Seifert

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- In an unusual moment Wednesday morning, Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz called his team into a huddle near the far end of a practice field. The previous 75 minutes had produced one too many false starts and encroachment penaltie...

    Blog | August 09, 2012
  7. Detroit Lions safety Louis Delmas has surgery on knee

    Kevin Seifert

    Detroit Lions safety Louis Delmas has had surgery on his knee, the team confirmed.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2012
  8. Makes sense for Lions to wait at RB

    Kevin Seifert

    The questions mount for every training camp practice the Detroit Lions conduct without Jahvid Best (concussion) and Mikel Leshoure (hamstring): Will the team sign a veteran free agent? Here's how ESPN's John Clayton tackled the issue in his Monday no...

    Blog | August 06, 2012
  9. No one knows when Jahvid Best will play

    Kevin Seifert

    As much as it goes against my role as an information disseminator, here's my suggestion for our ongoing discussions on the short-term future of Detroit Lions tailback Jahvid Best: Let me know when it's over. Lions general manager Martin Mayhew ack...

    Blog | July 31, 2012
  10. CampTour'12: Lighter camp load for players

    Kevin Seifert

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- CampTour'12 is less than a week old and already we've seen significant changes to traditional training camp principles, adjustments that stem from the 2011 collective bargaining agreement (CBA). Last year's rushed training camp was...

    Blog | July 31, 2012
  11. Lions: 'We can match up with anybody'

    Kevin Seifert

    Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew grants only a handful of interviews each season, and so I always feel compelled to pore over every word for information and tone from the man charged with rebuilding the organization. Likewise, I'm sure man...

    Blog | August 05, 2011
  12. Camp Confidential: Smith, Johnson, Sims spark hope for Lions

    Kevin Seifert

    Is Rod Marinelli's decision to dump the pass-happy offense and run a grueling camp enough to turn the tide for the Lions? Detroit has some parts in place to make things interesting, Kevin Seifert writes.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2008
  13. Health status check as vets report to camp

    Kevin Seifert

    NFL players are never healthier than on the first day of training camp, or so goes conventional wisdom. As the first NFC North veterans report to training camp Wednesday -- Chicago Bears players are headed to Bourbonnais, Ill., as we speak -- it's wo...

    Blog | July 24, 2013
  14. BBAO: Training camps are here (almost)!

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: We've made it! Our offseason, which began early on the morning of Jan. 13, is all but complete. Two NFL teams have already reported to training camp. Detroit Lions rookies report Monday, and the rest of the NFC No...

    Blog | July 22, 2013
  15. BBAO: One week for Bears, Henry Melton

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: The July 4 holiday usually means the unofficial end of summer for NFL teams, as vacations wrap up and preparations for training camp begin in earnest. It also signals the final days for teams to sign their franchise ...

    Blog | July 08, 2013
  16. BBAO: Cedric Benson a permanent fixture

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: We've reached the quarter point of the NFL season. Each NFC North team has played four of its 16 games, and here is one development none of us would have predicted when training camp began: Cedric Benson is the Green...

    Blog | October 03, 2012