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  1. Final Word: NFC North

    Kevin Seifert

    Five nuggets of knowledge about Week 4: Speed rushers: Two weeks ago, Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Tamba Hali put four hits on Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford. Last week, Minnesota Vikings defensive end Jared Allen sacked him three tim...

    Blog | September 30, 2011
  2. Power Rankings: Rising assistant coaches

    Kevin Seifert's NFL writers rank the top 10 up-and-coming assistant coaches in the league today. Next week: Top players overall. Seven NFL teams named new head coaches after last season, tapping into a pool that included experienced coordinators and r...

    Blog | June 21, 2011
  3. ChatWrap: Marinelli's play-calling

    Kevin Seifert

    Tuesday's lively SportsNation chat offered up a topic we haven't hit much during Chicago's defensive changes this offseason, but one that will no doubt play a critical role in the Bears' 2010 season. We've spent plenty of time discussing defensive en...

    Blog | May 12, 2010
  4. How I See It: NFC North Stock Watch

    Kevin Seifert

    Falling Greener pastures. Chicago released cornerback Nathan Vasher after three consecutive sub-par seasons. No team wanted to see him rebound more than the Bears, who gave him a $28 million contract extension before the first of those three seaso...

    Blog | April 01, 2010
  5. Black and Blue all over: Frazier and the Lions

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert Minnesota defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier appears very much in the running for the St. Louis Rams' head coaching job. The Detroit Lions'? Not so much -- meaning it's possible the Lions are wrapp...

    Blog | January 15, 2009
  6. Evening Black and Blue notes

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert A few evening notes from the NFC North: St. Louis interim coach Jim Haslett became at least the third candidate to interview for Green Bay's defensive coordinator job, according to Pete Dougherty of the Gr...

    Blog | January 13, 2009
  7. Could Lions lose Schwartz to Kansas City?

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert Kansas City is set to hire Scott Pioli as its next general manager, reports Michael Smith of ESPN. Could that move affect Detroit's coaching search? It's very possible. Pioli and Tennessee defensive coor...

    Blog | January 13, 2009
  8. Who is Jim Schwartz?

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert Many of you Black and Bluers, especially those in Detroit, might be unfamiliar with Tennessee defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz, who is taking a second interview Monday with Lions officials. Schwartz has been w...

    Blog | January 12, 2009
  9. A thorough, if plodding, search in Detroit

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert The Detroit Lions' plan to interview San Diego defensive coordinator Ron Rivera on Tuesday doesn't suggest the team is in a tremendous rush to name its next head coach. Tennessee defensive coordinator Ji...

    Blog | January 12, 2009
  10. Assessing the Lions' candidate pool

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert The Detroit Lions are wrapping up the second week of their coaching search Friday by interviewing Minnesota defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier, the sixth known candidate to discuss the position with team offic...

    Blog | January 09, 2009
  11. Updating the Lions' coaching search

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert Let's take this opportunity to make four points on the Detroit Lions' coaching search: First of all, the Lions are one of several teams that have requested permission to interview San Diego defensive coordinator Ron...

    Blog | January 06, 2009
  12. Have at it: Best and worst assistants

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert A good football man lost his job Tuesday in San Diego, where the Chargers fired defensive coordinator Ted Cottrell and replaced him with Ron Rivera. The Chargers are 3-5 and had the NFL's 28th-ranked defense enterin...

    Blog | October 29, 2008