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  1. 'Good first step' in Favre reconciliation

    Kevin Seifert

    PHOENIX -- Count Green Bay Packers president/CEO Mark Murphy as among those who enjoyed a joint appearance in January between the team's most recent quarterbacks. To this point, however, the softening relationship between Brett Favre and Aaron Rodger...

    Blog | March 18, 2013
  2. Inside Slant: Colin Kaepernick for president

    Kevin Seifert

    As predicted, NFC West blogger Mike Sando consumed a good portion of this week's Inside Slant podcast advocating for Colin Kaepernick's immediate induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Sigh. Seriously, our discussion centered around Kaeper...

    Blog | January 09, 2013
  3. Free Head Exam: Chicago Bears

    Kevin Seifert

    After the Chicago Bears' 26-24 victory over the Detroit Lions, here are three issues that merit further examination: All eyes are on general manager Phil Emery, and by extension team president Ted Phillips and chairman George McCaskey. The Bears ...

    Blog | December 31, 2012
  4. Let's hear from you 360,000 Packers owners

    Kevin Seifert

    In most circumstances, the Green Bay Packers' public ownership carries little weight in NFL circles. The Packers' executive committee hires a president/CEO, who acts with the authority of a league owner in most settings. Here's hoping that on this...

    Blog | September 25, 2012
  5. Revealing comments from Mark Murphy

    Kevin Seifert

    Green Bay Packers president/CEO Mark Murphy doesn't strike me as a rogue NFL executive. So when he expresses an opinion on league matters, I'm inclined to believe it could reflect current thinking. That's why it's important to note two topics Murphy ...

    Blog | July 24, 2012
  6. Vikings stadium: 'A reality check'

    Kevin Seifert

    By all accounts, Minnesota's political leaders received a clear message Friday morning in a meeting with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and Pittsburgh Steelers president/co-owner Art Rooney. "This is it, folks," Gov. Mark Dayton said during a post...

    Blog | April 20, 2012
  7. Vikings stadium: Breathe people, breathe

    Kevin Seifert

    In the four days since the apparent collapse of the Minnesota Vikings stadium bill, the NFL and team officials have done a fine job of ratcheting up the pressure, much as we suggested they should do. League executive vice president Eric Grubman co...

    Blog | April 19, 2012
  8. BBAO: Lions players to get another chance

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Detroit Lions president Tom Lewand spoke extensively during a Monday radio interview about three members of the 2011 draft class who have experienced legal entanglements related to marijuana in the past three months....

    Blog | April 10, 2012
  9. BBAO: Matt Forte 'is going to be a Bear'

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: PALM BEACH, Fla. -- While I was scurrying this way and that Monday at the NFL owners meetings, Chicago Bears president Ted Phillips was addressing the future of tailback Matt Forte with Chicago-area reporters. As you...

    Blog | March 27, 2012
  10. Phil Emery: Bears find their Ted Thompson

    Kevin Seifert

    In retrospect, the Chicago Bears' 25-day search for a general manager played out exactly as they said it would. Team president Ted Phillips made clear he wasn't looking to turn the organization upside down after firing Jerry Angelo on Jan. 3. No, as ...

    Blog | January 28, 2012
  11. Video: 1985 Bears visit the White House

    Kevin Seifert

    Want to see President Obama host a second NFC North/Central team in three months at the White House? Check out the highlights of the 1985 Chicago Bears' visit Friday afternoon....

    Blog | October 07, 2011
  12. BBAO: 1985 Bears heading to White House

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: For the second time in three months, an NFC North team will be honored at the White House. The Green Bay Packers visited President Obama in August to celebrate their victory in Super Bowl XLV. And Friday, the 1985...

    Blog | October 06, 2011
  13. BBAO: Loving this Bears team

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: We're going to get a lot of mileage out of the Bears Insider radio show that Chicago Bears coach Lovie Smith, general manager Jerry Angelo and team president Ted Phillips taped Monday night. We've already discusse...

    Blog | September 07, 2011
  14. Obama clarifies: Rodgers as Cutler's No. 2

    Kevin Seifert

    Now I know why I prefer sports over politics. Earlier Friday, President Barack Obama jokingly suggested his Chicago Bears should acquire Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. But it appears Obama wasn't willing to stand on what seemed like ...

    Blog | August 12, 2011
  15. White House on three!

    Kevin Seifert

    The Green Bay Packers will make a brief detour on the way to their Aug. 13 preseason opener in Cleveland. Yes, they'll make a long-awaited visit to the White House on Aug. 12 to celebrate their Super Bowl XLV championship with President Barack Oba...

    Blog | August 03, 2011
  16. Hall of Fame game 'getting tight' for Bears

    Kevin Seifert

    We've been casting a skeptical eye since last week on the possibility of the Chicago Bears actually playing their Aug. 7 preseason opener in the annual Hall of Fame game. Wednesday, the NFL appeared ready to relent. League executive vice president...

    Blog | July 20, 2011