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  1. A glance inside Lambeau's new section

    Kevin Seifert

    Thursday brought the official ribbon-cutting ceremony to the most recent phase of the Green Bay Packers' Lambeau Field construction, one that brought another 7,000 or so seats to the south end zone underneath a massive new scoreboard and HD video scr...

    Blog | July 18, 2013
  2. Vikings stadium: Packers first opponent?

    Kevin Seifert

    In 2003, the NFL scheduled the Minnesota Vikings as the Green Bay Packers' first opponent in the renovated Lambeau Field. So naturally, the Vikings are expecting the league to return the favor 13 years later. Nothing will be official for a while, ...

    Blog | May 20, 2013
  3. Vikings-Packers III: Injury report

    Kevin Seifert

    There are only a handful of true injury questions as we approach Saturday night's wild-card playoff at Lambeau Field. Let's take a quick look at the first official injury report of the week: Green Bay Packers: Receiver Jordy Nelson (knee) particip...

    Blog | January 02, 2013
  4. 2012 Pro Bowl: NFC North guesses

    Kevin Seifert

    Earlier this week, we passed along the 14 NFC North players who finished among the top two in Pro Bowl voting by fans, which constitutes a third of the final makeup for NFC and AFC teams. As we await Wednesday's official announcement, here's my take ...

    Blog | December 22, 2012
  5. Free Head Exam: Green Bay Packers

    Kevin Seifert

    After the Green Bay Packers' 21-13 victory over the Chicago Bears, here are three issues that merit further examination: Defensive back Charles Woodson said Sunday that team officials thought the Packers could beat the Bears without him, thus agr...

    Blog | December 17, 2012
  6. Packers are 'just getting started'

    Kevin Seifert

    CHICAGO -- As Ryan Pickett spoke to reporters Sunday, a Green Bay Packers official walked by and handed him something. Pickett paused, glanced at what he had been given and then kept right on talking as though he had been handed a loaf of bread. I...

    Blog | December 16, 2012
  7. NFC seeding through Week 11

    Kevin Seifert

    As promised, the chart shows the NFC's official seeding through the first 11 weeks of the season. If the season ended today, two NFC North teams would make the playoffs, but a third would be eliminated by a tiebreak. Four division champions and tw...

    Blog | November 20, 2012
  8. BBAO: Steelers are London opponent

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: We discussed on Sunday the likelihood of the Minnesota Vikings playing a home game in London during the 2013 season, and on Tuesday evening the NFL made it official. The Vikings will "host" the Pittsburgh Steelers on...

    Blog | October 17, 2012
  9. Wayne Elliott on Mike McCarthy and more

    Kevin Seifert

    Wednesday, we directed you to an Hot Read on replacement officials. Among other nuggets, Elizabeth Merrill and Wayne Drehs revealed that one former replacement official is back to his original job of working junior varsity eight-man football...

    Blog | October 04, 2012
  10. Hot Read: Inside replacement officiating

    Kevin Seifert

    I don't know whether to feel sympathetic or outraged after reading this week's Hot Read from ESPN's Elizabeth Merrill and Wayne Drehs. The reporters told a behind-the-scenes stories on some of the replacement officials used by the NFL during its rece...

    Blog | October 03, 2012
  11. BBAO: Packers' game as the tipping point

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: As it turns out, the final call ever made by the NFL's replacement officials was the one that gave the Green Bay Packers a 14-12 defeat Monday night. The league ended its two-month lockout of its regular officials la...

    Blog | September 27, 2012
  12. On the timetable for NFL officials' return

    Kevin Seifert

    Our long national (football) nightmare might be over, or at least close to it. If you haven't heard yet, ESPN's Chris Mortensen is reporting that the NFL and its officials' union have an agreement on a labor deal that could get the league's regular o...

    Blog | September 26, 2012
  13. Aaron Rodgers: 'Game is being tarnished'

    Kevin Seifert

    With a few hours to sleep on it, Green Bay Packers players were still livid Tuesday over Monday night's 14-12 loss at the Seattle Seahawks, offering blunt and direct criticism of the NFL, its administration of the replacement official program and its...

    Blog | September 25, 2012
  14. NFL got what it deserved, but does it care?

    Kevin Seifert

    Can we now, in unison and without debate, agree that the NFL's plan to replace its locked-out officials has failed spectacularly and embarrassingly, undermining the credibility of the league and -- after two months of nervous anticipation -- directly...

    Blog | September 25, 2012
  15. Dirty Laundry: 'Understand the rules'

    Kevin Seifert

    Longtime readers know our "Dirty Laundry" feature typically delves into some of the more controversial or nuanced officiating issues of the previous week's games. The NFL's ongoing labor dispute with its regular officials has made the performance of ...

    Blog | September 12, 2012
  16. Packers can't -- and don't -- blame officials

    Kevin Seifert

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Any national discussion of replacement officials this week is likely to center on Sunday's game at Lambeau Field. For what it's worth, however, no one I encountered in the Green Bay Packers' locker room connected the officials to a...

    Blog | September 09, 2012