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  1. Anthony Hargrove names Remi Ayodele

    Kevin Seifert

    If you caught Sunday's "Outside the Lines" episode, you saw a 30-minute discussion about the performance of NFL commissioner Roger Goodell in anticipation of Don Van Natta Jr.'s profile in this week's ESPN The Magazine. For our purposes, it's wort...

    Blog | March 04, 2013
  2. Re-post: 'OTL' on Johnny Jolly

    Kevin Seifert

    The imminent reinstatement of former Green Bay Packers defensive lineman Johnny Jolly merits a re-post of this exceptional "Outside the Lines" report on his addition to prescription cough medicine, one that ultimately led to a three-year NFL suspensi...

    Blog | February 28, 2013
  3. Outside the Lines: Leroy Hoard

    Kevin Seifert

    Over the past few years, we've seen countless stories of former NFL players suffering from debilitating pain and depression they attribute to the violence of their careers. So I appreciated the approach ESPN's Kelly Naqi took in this "Outside the Lin...

    Blog | January 30, 2013
  4. Outside the Lines: Answers for Fred McNeil

    Kevin Seifert

    Two years ago, we re-introduced you to former Minnesota Vikings linebacker Fred McNeil, whose descent into memory loss and depression was artfully told by Jeanne Marie Laskas in GQ magazine. The implication was that McNeil's years playing football ha...

    Blog | January 22, 2013
  5. OTL: Husain Abdullah's pilgrimage

    Kevin Seifert

    You might be aware that former Minnesota Vikings safety Husain Abdullah has taken the 2012 season off to connect with Muslims across the county and also make a pilgrimage to Mecca. Abdullah is making the trip with two of his brothers, including forme...

    Blog | September 30, 2012
  6. NFC North vs. Saints in 2002-04

    Kevin Seifert

    By now you might have heard the latest blockbuster story relating to the New Orleans Saints. If not, here's the synopsis: ESPN's Outside the Lines is reporting that Saints general manager Mickey Loomis had the ability to eavesdrop on opposing coaches...

    Blog | April 23, 2012
  7. OTL: Jim McMahon's memory loss

    Kevin Seifert

    Former Chicago Bears (also Minnesota Vikings and Green Bay Packers) quarterback Jim McMahon is part of a class-action lawsuit originally filed last summer against the NFL, claiming the league failed to warn players properly about the dangers of concu...

    Blog | March 19, 2012
  8. Outside the Lines: Dorsey Levens

    Kevin Seifert

    Bob Holtzman's piece on the hundreds of former NFL players suing the NFL over concussion-related issues includes an interview with former Green Bay Packers running back Dorsey Levens. Last summer, Levens produced and starred in a play in Atlanta abou...

    Blog | February 13, 2012
  9. OTL: Full version of Johnny Jolly profile

    Kevin Seifert

    Tuesday, we posted a preview of "Outside the Lines'" profile of former Green Bay Packers defensive lineman Johnny Jolly, who hasn't played since 2009 and admits he's addicted to codeine. He tells OTL that he watched the Packers' victory in Super Bowl...

    Blog | November 16, 2011
  10. Outside the Lines: Johnny Jolly

    Kevin Seifert

    I just arrived at NFC North blog headquarters to find several questions about the upcoming "Outside the Lines" profile on suspended Green Bay Packers defensive lineman Johnny Jolly. Embedded below is a preview clip of the piece, which is tentatively ...

    Blog | November 15, 2011
  11. Final argument: No clarity for Packers

    Kevin Seifert

    Most discussion about the Green Bay Packers' draft prospects has centered on around outside linebacker and the offensive line. The truth, of course, is that at No. 32 the Packers might not be in position to dictate the position of their first-round p...

    Blog | April 28, 2011
  12. XLV: Following up on Warner's advice

    Kevin Seifert

    IRVING, Texas -- On Monday, we passed along some credible advice from former NFL quarterback Kurt Warner: The best way to attack the Pittsburgh Steelers' defense is to spread it out with multiple receivers, forcing it to match one of its outside line...

    Blog | February 03, 2011
  13. NFC North Week 3 decisive moment

    Kevin Seifert

    Situated at the Green Bay Packers' 33-yard line Monday night, the Chicago Bears were just outside of field goal range as the clock ticked down late in the fourth quarter. They needed at least 5 more yards to give kicker Robbie Gould a decent opportun...

    Blog | September 28, 2010
  14. From any view, a tough task for Bears' OL

    Kevin Seifert

    Offensive line play is one of football's most difficult aspects to evaluate from the outside. A left tackle might appear to have given up a sack. But was it truly his fault? Was he beat? Or was he supposed to get help from the left guard or a running...

    Blog | September 09, 2010
  15. OTL: What lurks in stadium food?

    Kevin Seifert

    Before you fork over $5 for a hot dog or $7 for beer at your next NFC North game, you might want to check out this "Outside the Lines" report on food service at United States and Canadian concession stands. Below are the relevant 2009 health violatio...

    Blog | July 26, 2010
  16. Video: OTL on Jolly and Purple Drank

    Kevin Seifert

    Those of you interested in why the career of Green Bay Packers defensive lineman Johnny Jolly is in jeopardy should be sure to watch the "Outside the Lines" excerpt below. OTL investigated the rise in use of the "Purple Drank" concoction for which Jo...

    Blog | June 28, 2010