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  1. HOF: Cris Carter's 'letter' of thanks

    Kevin Seifert

    Cris Carter's enshrinement speech Saturday night at the Pro Football Hall of Fame was 100 percent Cris Carter -- complete with tears, near-gospel tones and frank admissions about his life's shortcomings. He had earlier described it as a "letter" inte...

    Blog | August 04, 2013
  2. HOF: Dave Robinson tasted blood

    Kevin Seifert

    I'm not in Canton, Ohio, this evening, so I can't bring you a first-hand account of the two players with NFC North ties who are being inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. But I do want to bring you a highlight or two of the speeches from both...

    Blog | August 03, 2013
  3. BBAO: Retire Brian Urlacher's No. 54?

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Now that we've dissected Brian Urlacher's retirement and assessed his chances at enshrinement in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, we should ask the next question: Will the Bears retire his No. 54? That issue might b...

    Blog | May 23, 2013
  4. Hall of Fame wait over for Cris Carter

    Kevin Seifert

    As you might have heard, three of the four Pro Football Hall of Fame finalists with NFC North ties were elected Saturday to the class of 2013. Minnesota Vikings receiver Cris Carter and senior nominees Dave Robinson (Green Bay Packers) and Curley Cul...

    Blog | February 02, 2013
  5. Hall of Fame: More NFC North love?

    Kevin Seifert

    The Pro Football Hall of Fame selection committee has included a player with NFC North ties in every class dating back to the inception of this blog. We had Minnesota Vikings guard Randall McDaniel in 2009. In 2010, Vikings defensive lineman John ...

    Blog | January 31, 2013
  6. Cris Carter's 'Touchdown hands'

    Kevin Seifert

    Former Minnesota Vikings receiver Cris Carter is among the 15 finalists for the 2013 class of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. At some point, voters will relieve the three-way logjam at receiver between Carter, Tim Brown and Andre Reed. Will it be this...

    Blog | January 30, 2013
  7. Chris Doleman makes the Hall of Fame

    Kevin Seifert

    The NFC North will have one representative in the 2012 class of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Former Minnesota Vikings defensive end Chris Doleman was elected Saturday during the annual meeting of the Hall of Fame's selection committee in Indianapol...

    Blog | February 04, 2012
  8. Chris Doleman in HOF: Pass-rushers valued

    Kevin Seifert

    We spent plenty of time in recent days discussing the tough road for wide receivers making the Pro Football Hall of Fame. In the process, we ignored where the selection committee has turned its attention: pass-rushers. Not one receiver made the la...

    Blog | February 04, 2012
  9. Setting the table for a busy Saturday

    Kevin Seifert

    Saturday should be busy and rewarding for those of us in the NFC North. At 5:30 p.m. ET, the Pro Football Hall of Fame will announce its class of 2012. Former Minnesota Vikings Cris Carter and Chris Doleman are among those on the ballot. So is Gre...

    Blog | February 04, 2012
  10. Four NFC North finalists for HOF

    Kevin Seifert

    Four men with NFC North ties were among the 15 finalists announced Saturday for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's class of 2012. Final voting will take place Feb. 4. Here is a quick look: Cris Carter NFC North tie-in: Played for Minnesota Vikings 1...

    Blog | January 07, 2012
  11. Tough decisions coming on Peterson, Forte

    Kevin Seifert

    We spent a good part of last week discussing the careers of the NFC North's top two tailbacks. We projected what the Minnesota Vikings' Adrian Peterson must do to reach the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and we debated the merits of Matt Forte's cross-pl...

    Blog | July 26, 2011
  12. Calling Canton: Adrian Peterson's pace

    Kevin Seifert

    Last in a series on NFC North players whose career trajectories put them on a path to consideration for the Pro Football Hall of Fame: Of the five players profiled in this project, Minnesota Vikings tailback Adrian Peterson might be the most accom...

    Blog | July 19, 2011
  13. Calling Canton: Charles Woodson a lock

    Kevin Seifert

    Another in a series on NFC North players whose career trajectories put them on a path to consideration for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. All of our previous Calling Canton nominees carry some kind of caveat among their credentials. Green Bay Pack...

    Blog | July 12, 2011
  14. BBAO: Urlacher's return helps HOF chances

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Shortly after he suffered a season-ending wrist injury in 2009, we debated whether Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher had done enough in his career to merit enshrinement in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Our con...

    Blog | February 22, 2011
  15. Cris Carter again falls short

    Kevin Seifert

    DALLAS -- I wish I had an explanation for what many of you are already asking: What is keeping former Minnesota Vikings receiver Cris Carter out of the Pro Football Hall of Fame? When Carter retired in 2002, he ranked second on the NFL's all-time ...

    Blog | February 05, 2011
  16. Updating Walden's ankle and Griffen's party

    Kevin Seifert

    DALLAS -- Two random items as we await the 7 p.m. ET announcement of Pro Football Hall of Fame's class of 2011: It sounds like it will be a tough road for Green Bay Packers linebacker Erik Walden to play in Super Bowl XLV. According to Saturday's...

    Blog | February 05, 2011