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  1. Vikings in Mankato through '15. Then what?

    Kevin Seifert

    On Tuesday, the Minnesota Vikings announced an agreement to continue staging training camp at Minnesota State University, Mankato, through 2015. The arrangement will give the team a 50-year history in Mankato when it expires, but it also raises a fai...

    Blog | July 23, 2013
  2. 'Greatest opportunity' of Jay Cutler's life

    Kevin Seifert

    Above all else, the Chicago Bears' coaching search was focused on finding a candidate whose intellect and ideas would provide quarterback Jay Cutler the environment to raise his game to elite status. Tuesday, we noted Cutler must be a willing reci...

    Blog | January 16, 2013
  3. Blogger Blitz: Raising the stakes

    Kevin Seifert

    As we near the halfway point of CampTour'12, it's time to step back and consider what we've seen. To this point: Two legitimate Super Bowl contenders, a number I reserve the right to raise after finishing out the tour next week in Detroit. What bett...

    Blog | August 01, 2012
  4. Packers: Using rookies to raise urgency

    Kevin Seifert

    Mike McCarthy was droning on Wednesday about fundamentals and practice structure and conditioning tests when suddenly he let loose with a clearly planned message that caught my ear and made me wish I would be at the Green Bay Packers' opening days of...

    Blog | July 25, 2012
  5. BBAO: Following the J.T. Thomas story

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Make sure you take a moment to check out Jemele Hill's column on the efforts of Chicago Bears linebacker J.T. Thomas to raise awareness for epilepsy. Thomas, a rookie who spent 2011 on injured reserve, gained noto...

    Blog | February 07, 2012
  6. NFC North chat alert

    Kevin Seifert

    We're entering the final quarter of our regular season SportsNation chats. This is what we've been working for since the first day of training camp. Let's make sure our blood, sweat and tears on the hot days don't go to waste. Let's raise our chats t...

    Blog | December 06, 2011
  7. Metrodome roof project nears completion

    Kevin Seifert

    I will not use the phrase "raise the roof." I will not use the phrase "raise the roof." I will not use the phrase "raise the roof." I will not use the phrase "raise the roof." I will not use the phrase "raise the roof." I will not use the phrase "rai...

    Blog | July 13, 2011
  8. Choosing the cover of 'Madden 12'

    Kevin Seifert

    We take a break from our coverage of the NFL owners meeting to raise one of the most vexing questions known to man: Who belongs on the cover of "Madden NFL 12?" You can help make this decision by voting over at SportsNation, which is running a bra...

    Blog | March 21, 2011
  9. BBAO: Will Bears give Lovie Smith a raise?

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: If Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy's new contract is worth $5 million annually when it is finalized, as reported by Bob McGinn of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, then Chicago Bears coach Lovie Smith can't expec...

    Blog | February 17, 2011
  10. DraftWatch: Lions at No. 5

    Kevin Seifert

    Let's update our weekly look at the top of the 2011 draft, noting that the Detroit Lions have "slipped" from the No. 2 overall position to No. 5 after winning consecutive games to raise their record to 4-10. Remember, draft-position ties are resolved...

    Blog | December 20, 2010
  11. Jim Schwartz and his Dale Carnegie routine

    Kevin Seifert

    The Detroit Lions are 2-10 this season and have lost 24 of 28 games since the start of coach Jim Schwartz's tenure. So it's only fair to raise an eyebrow at some of the over-the-top confidence Schwartz has expressed in a number of interviews this wee...

    Blog | December 08, 2010
  12. FavreWatch: Feigning fiasco

    Kevin Seifert

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. --- The last thing Brett Favre wants to do, he said Thursday, is "raise red flags." But if you listened during Favre's weekly news conference, you heard these gems: "I'm not really sure who I'm throwing to on particular plays."...

    Blog | September 23, 2010
  13. FavreWatch: A raise of at least $3.5 million

    Kevin Seifert

    Good early morning to you and yours. Before we really get started Wednesday, let's address one of the FavreWatch questions we left unanswered Tuesday. The Minnesota Vikings are planning to give quarterback Brett Favre a substantial pay raise now that...

    Blog | August 18, 2010
  14. Bears schedule Tuesday press conference

    Kevin Seifert

    If you're the conspiratorial type, you're going to raise an eyebrow when a team with an unsettled coaching situation sends out a press release that says: "The Chicago Bears will hold a press conference tomorrow, Tuesday, January 5, at 2 p.m. CT." ...

    Blog | January 04, 2010
  15. Third and one: Bears

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert After Chicago's 45-10 loss at Cincinnati, here are three (mostly) indisputable facts I feel relatively sure about: It's time to raise serious questions about coach Lovie Smith's decision to take over day-to-d...

    Blog | October 26, 2009