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  1. NFLPA chief hopeful Sean Gilbert wants to nix CBA but supports 18...

    Kevin Seifert

    Retired NFL player Sean Gilbert, who wants to replace NFL Players Association chief DeMaurice Smith, released his platform Tuesday highlighted by a plan to terminate the league's collective bargaining agreement and including support for an 18-game season.

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2014
  2. New Fall Experimental Football League to prep players for midseas...

    Kevin Seifert

    Plans are set for the Fall Experimental Football League (FXFL) to begin play in October, commissioner Brian Woods said Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2014
  3. NFL minor league would address injuries, player development

    Kevin Seifert

    The NFL needs a developmental league now more than ever, and the idea appears to be gaining steam, writes Kevin Seifert.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2014
  4. GPS technology could be NFL game-changer

    Kevin Seifert

    GPS technology has been shown to decrease injuries, but it remains to be seen whether it would be enough to ease NFL players' concerns about an 18-game season, writes Kevin Seifert.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2014
  5. NFL playoff expansion subject to collective bargaining

    Kevin Seifert

    Any expansion of the NFL playoffs would be subject to collective bargaining with the NFL Players Association, union executive George Atallah said Monday in a conference call.

    Story | Conversation | March 10, 2014
  6. NFL free agency -- Pot of gold remains elusive

    Kevin Seifert

    The promise of free-agency riches is usually a mirage, and this year's salary-cap increase might not make much of a difference, writes Kevin Seifert.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2014
  7. Why the Lions are the NFL's oldest team*

    Kevin Seifert

    ESPN colleague Mike Sando's annual age analysis of NFL rosters found that the Detroit Lions have the oldest roster in the league. That designation might seem odd when you consider the relative youth of the Lions' primary players. You also might no...

    Blog | September 01, 2013
  8. Greenwood, Miller on Lions practice squad

    Kevin Seifert

    The Detroit Lions have assembled their full practice squad, and all eight members are players the team waived Saturday. They include three former draft choices: receiver Corey Fuller, cornerback Chris Greenwood and linebacker Brandon Hepburn. Also...

    Blog | September 01, 2013
  9. Kellen Moore's roster spot looks secure

    Kevin Seifert

    Like the rest of the NFL, the Detroit Lions must cut their roster down to 53 players by the end of Saturday. Many of the decisions are inter-related, and I'm pretty confident of one verdict that will impact others. Unless the Lions' thinking or op...

    Blog | August 31, 2013
  10. On Larry Warford's summer workload

    Kevin Seifert

    We've heard it many times: NFL coaches emphasizing how important "reps" are for young players. The best way to improve and polish them is to maximize live snaps in preseason games. A case study is Detroit Lions guard Larry Warford, a third-round d...

    Blog | August 30, 2013
  11. Morning Roar: Lions close preseason 3-1

    Kevin Seifert

    Good morning and ROARRRRRRRR! The Detroit Lions' reserve players wrapped up their preseason Thursday night by stomping the Buffalo Bills' emergency players 35-13, leaving them with a 3-1 preseason record. The good news: Only two NFL teams finis...

    Blog | August 30, 2013
  12. Observation deck: Lions-Bills

    Kevin Seifert

    Reviewing the merciful end of the Detroit Lions' preseason, a 35-13 victory over the Buffalo Bills on Thursday: The biggest news of any preseason finale is whether any prominent players suffered injuries. The Lions suffered no obvious ail...

    Blog | August 29, 2013
  13. #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
  14. Lions roster at a glance

    Kevin Seifert

    We noted earlier Tuesday that the Detroit Lions released place-kicker Havard Rugland. As it turns out, Rugland was the highest-profile name involved in the Lions' push to a 75-man roster. The three other players released Tuesday were: receiver Ter...

    Blog | August 27, 2013
  15. No 'long-term' injuries for Lions

    Kevin Seifert

    It appears that two important Detroit Lions players have escaped a season-ending diagnosis from injuries suffered in last week's preseason game against the New England Patriots. Lions coach Jim Schwartz has moved into regular-season mode on injury...

    Blog | August 26, 2013
  16. Final stretch for Lions roster questions

    Kevin Seifert

    Along with the rest of the NFL, the Detroit Lions must reduce their roster to 75 players by Tuesday. They'll play their preseason finale Thursday at the Buffalo Bills and then cut their roster again to 53 players by Saturday. On the cusp of a busy we...

    Blog | August 26, 2013