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  1. Jon Bostic spent Bears rookie camp at MLB

    Kevin Seifert

    Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery was careful last month to avoid pinpointing an exact position for rookie linebacker Jon Bostic, a middle linebacker at Florida who should have the inside track to be Brian Urlacher's long-time replacement. Vet...

    Blog | May 13, 2013
  2. Jon Bostic: Brian Urlacher's replacement?

    Kevin Seifert

    Is Jon Bostic the heir apparent to Brian Urlacher for the Chicago Bears? I think we should consider it a strong possibility, if not a certainty -- even after general manager Phil Emery refused to be pinned down on the team's plans Friday night. Bo...

    Blog | April 26, 2013
  3. Circling back on inside linebackers

    Kevin Seifert

    By the end of this offseason, it's quite possible that we'll set an NFC North blog record for discussions about inside linebackers. The Chicago Bears need a long-term replacement for Brian Urlacher, the Minnesota Vikings' starter (Jasper Brinkley) is...

    Blog | March 07, 2013
  4. Lions complete offensive staff

    Kevin Seifert

    Let's update our earlier post on the Detroit Lions coaching staff. The team has announced replacements for the three assistant coaches that departed earlier this month. The news leaves only their special-teams coordinator position to be filled; it op...

    Blog | January 14, 2013
  5. Bears names: Mike McCoy, Keith Armstrong

    Kevin Seifert

    In the hours since the Chicago Bears fired coach Lovie Smith, the names of two possible replacements have surfaced: Denver Broncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy and Atlanta Falcons special-teams coordinator Keith Armstrong. Both coaches are availa...

    Blog | December 31, 2012
  6. BBAO: Slim pickings at QB

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Inside Slant partner Mike Sando and I spent this week's podcast hashing through the bleak pool of quarterback replacements available this offseason for teams that want to make a change. A few hours later, ESPN draft...

    Blog | December 20, 2012
  7. Wayne Elliott on Mike McCarthy and more

    Kevin Seifert

    Wednesday, we directed you to an ESPN.com Hot Read on replacement officials. Among other nuggets, Elizabeth Merrill and Wayne Drehs revealed that one former replacement official is back to his original job of working junior varsity eight-man football...

    Blog | October 04, 2012
  8. Hot Read: Inside replacement officiating

    Kevin Seifert

    I don't know whether to feel sympathetic or outraged after reading this week's Hot Read from ESPN's Elizabeth Merrill and Wayne Drehs. The reporters told a behind-the-scenes stories on some of the replacement officials used by the NFL during its rece...

    Blog | October 03, 2012
  9. Giving Twitter star T.J. Lang the final word

    Kevin Seifert

    Green Bay Packers guard T.J. Lang started off the Twitter reaction to Monday night's debacle at CenturyLink Field, so we might as well let him wrap it up as well. Here was Lang's reaction Thursday morning to news that the NFL had ended the lockout of...

    Blog | September 27, 2012
  10. Blogger Blitz: Meet our replacements

    Kevin Seifert

    Now that the NFL has ended its lockout of regular officials, it's time for me to go on vacation. Let me introduce you to some of my replacements ......

    Blog | September 27, 2012
  11. BBAO: Packers' game as the tipping point

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: As it turns out, the final call ever made by the NFL's replacement officials was the one that gave the Green Bay Packers a 14-12 defeat Monday night. The league ended its two-month lockout of its regular officials la...

    Blog | September 27, 2012
  12. Inside Slant: NFL and 'outside influences'

    Kevin Seifert

    The NFL threw Mike Sando and I the first curveball of our Inside Slant podcast careers Wednesday morning. The league reportedly had a breakthrough in negotiations with its locked-out officials, according to ESPN's Chris Mortensen, and the Replacement...

    Blog | September 26, 2012
  13. Aaron Rodgers: 'Game is being tarnished'

    Kevin Seifert

    With a few hours to sleep on it, Green Bay Packers players were still livid Tuesday over Monday night's 14-12 loss at the Seattle Seahawks, offering blunt and direct criticism of the NFL, its administration of the replacement official program and its...

    Blog | September 25, 2012
  14. Rapid Reaction: Seahawks 14, Packers 12

    Kevin Seifert

    A few thoughts on the nearly indescribable events of Monday night at CenturyLink Field: What it means: The final game of Week 3 finally gave the NFL what it deserved: An apparent mistake by its inadequate replacement officials impacted the outcome...

    Blog | September 25, 2012
  15. Dirty Laundry: Four timeouts in one half!

    Kevin Seifert

    MINNEAPOLIS -- As the NFL's replacement officials bumble through their now two-month stint, we often have discussed the difference between errors of judgment and errors of facts. All officials, replacement or permanent, make the former. The latter, b...

    Blog | September 23, 2012
  16. Illegal block on kicking team? Yeesh

    Kevin Seifert

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Here's how much of a joke the NFL's replacement official experiment is now: Replacement referee Ken Roan called an illegal block against the KICKING team a mere seconds into the Minnesota Vikings' game against the San Francisco 49ers. ...

    Blog | September 23, 2012