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  1. Final Word: NFC North

    Kevin Seifert

    Five nuggets of knowledge on Week 16: Busted rivalry: When the NFL released its schedule this spring, many of us had high expectations for a late-December matchup between the Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears. Instead, an injury-devastated Bears...

    Blog | December 23, 2011
  2. Free Head Exam: Minnesota Vikings

    Kevin Seifert

    After the Minnesota Vikings' 34-10 victory against the Arizona Cardinals, here are three issues that merit further examination: I honestly don't get what people expected from quarterback Donovan McNabb this season. He is generally a well-respect...

    Blog | October 10, 2011
  3. McNabb makes sense -- as a backup

    Kevin Seifert

    On Monday, I laid out why I thought the Minnesota Vikings wouldn't -- and shouldn't -- pursue a starting-caliber quarterback. On Tuesday, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported the Vikings were among the teams talking to the Washington Redskins about a pos...

    Blog | July 26, 2011
  4. Prudence, not pride, should drive Bears

    Kevin Seifert

    As they prepare for Sunday's game at Lambeau Field, the Chicago Bears should have only one goal in mind: What's best for them. They owe nothing to the teams whose playoff chances will be impacted by Sunday's result. There should be no service t...

    Blog | December 30, 2010
  5. BBAO: Jermichael Finley endures infection

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: In an interview with's Jason Wilde, Green Bay Packers tight end Jermichael Finley revealed he had emergency surgery last week to address an infection in his surgically-repaired knee. He will receive...

    Blog | November 03, 2010
  6. Black and Blue all over: Stadium hiccup

    Kevin Seifert

    An interesting twist worked its way through Minnesota's efforts to secure a new stadium Tuesday. It's a pretty complicated bureaucratic issue, but Jay Weiner of MinnPost explains the bottom line here. Essentially, the commission that owns and operate...

    Blog | November 18, 2009
  7. Black and Blue all over: HOW reminder

    Kevin Seifert

    Here's your weekly reminder that I'm still seeking nominations for our Homer of the Week (HOW) award. For a description of criteria, look here. I'll spend another day or so mulling over this very difficult and critical decision and then will post a v...

    Blog | November 17, 2009
  8. Black and Blue all over: Mannelly's explanation

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert I didn't bother unpacking Monday morning upon returning from Cleveland. No, I went straight to the computer to find an explanation for the NFC North's most bizarre play on opening weekend. And here it is, courtes...

    Blog | September 14, 2009
  9. Camp Confidential: Giddy in Chicago

    Kevin Seifert

    AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh The arrival of quarterback Jay Cutler has stoked the enthusiasm of Bears fans. Posted by's Kevin Seifert BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- One night this week, a twin-engine plane ...

    Blog | August 13, 2009
  10. A roll of the dice

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert MANKATO, Minn. -- Will it be a coin flip? Rock-paper-scissors? What about picking straws? With a straight face, those were the options Minnesota coach Brad Childress suggested Thursday for arranging the first-te...

    Blog | July 30, 2009
  11. Black and Blue all over: Grossman's challenge

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert Those of you who plan to follow Rex Grossman's progress in Houston should check out this story from Megan Manfull of the Houston Chronicle. The ex-Chicago quarterback threw three interceptions in his first p...

    Blog | June 17, 2009
  12. Black and Blue all over: Grossman's struggle

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert It was a real struggle for former Chicago quarterback Rex Grossman to get a job this offseason. In the end, this was the best he could do: Underdog competition for Houston's backup role. Grossman has agreed ...

    Blog | June 12, 2009
  13. NFC North at night

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert A few evening notes for you on the second hump day of April: Former Chicago quarterback Rex Grossman has hired Drew Rosenhaus as his new agent, according to multiple media outlets, including ESPN. Grossman has...

    Blog | April 08, 2009
  14. Cutler offers fourth-quarter upgrade

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert How would Chicago's season have turned out in 2008 had it not lost fourth-quarter leads at Carolina and against Tampa Bay during successive September weekends? If the rest of the season played out with no ch...

    Blog | April 03, 2009
  15. Angelo -- yes, Jerry Angelo -- reels in the big one

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert "He's like everybody: A little bit in shock." That's how Chicago general manager Jerry Angelo described the initial reaction from quarterback Jay Cutler upon completion of Thursday's histor...

    Blog | April 02, 2009
  16. Bears in good position for Cutler -- if they want him

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert There seems to be an assumption that any trade for Denver quarterback Jay Cutler will require a three-way arrangement that allows the Broncos to get a legitimate starter in return. The idea: Any team trading for...

    Blog | April 01, 2009