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  1. GPS technology could be NFL game-changer

    Kevin Seifert

    GPS technology has been shown to decrease injuries, but it remains to be seen whether it would be enough to ease NFL players' concerns about an 18-game season, writes Kevin Seifert.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2014
  2. Green Bay Packers schedule analysis

    Kevin Seifert

    Breakdown: The Packers' 2013 schedule has a familiar ring. They open with the San Francisco 49ers for the second consecutive season, a quirk that also affords a rematch with the team that knocked them from the 2012 playoffs. They'll play the Detroit ...

    Blog | April 18, 2013
  3. Bears: Phil Emery elevates expectations

    Kevin Seifert

    It's too bad the networks can't flex-schedule press conferences. Because Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery gave one of the most expansive and content-rich pressers in recent memory at a time -- New Years' morning -- when many Bears fans and pe...

    Blog | January 01, 2013
  4. Tough schedules for Lions, Vikings

    Kevin Seifert

    Strength of schedule, the combined winning percentage of future opponents, is the most relative statistic imaginable -- especially in the first half of an NFL season. It changes weekly, the numbers fluctuate wildly and it serves only as an estimate o...

    Blog | October 18, 2012
  5. Detroit Lions schedule analysis

    Kevin Seifert

    Breakdown: A 2011 playoff appearance, along with the quarterback-receiver combination of Matthew Stafford and Calvin Johnson, was enough to earn the Detroit Lions four prime-time games and a total of five nationally televised games. The Lions will...

    Blog | April 17, 2012
  6. Have at It: Disparate postseason roads

    Kevin Seifert

    Based on your responses in this week's Have at It, you're giving the Chicago Bears a much better chance of making the playoffs than the Detroit Lions. Both teams are 7-4 at the moment, but the Lions' tough remaining schedule and their head-to-head di...

    Blog | December 03, 2011
  7. Chicago Bears schedule analysis

    Kevin Seifert

    Breakdown: The first thing I noticed was the imbalance of home games. Last season there was heightened discussion of the Solider Field grass, and the Bears' steadfast refusal to convert to artificial turf. I'm sure it's only a coincidence that the B...

    Blog | April 19, 2011
  8. Strength of schedule in 2010 and 2011

    Kevin Seifert

    OK now. For those of you who caught the earlier version of this post, we need to clarify that ESPN Stats & Information has provided us with the 2011 strength of schedule (SOS) based on 2010 results. As we've discussed before, this information is ...

    Blog | January 05, 2011
  9. Have at It: Sunday's degree of difficulty

    Kevin Seifert

    We've spent some time lately discussing the Chicago Bears' difficult schedule over the final two months of the season. But for one weekend, at least, it's no tougher than what the Green Bay Packers are facing. That idea was the impetus for Sam's q...

    Blog | November 24, 2010
  10. Bears-Eagles moved to national time slot

    Kevin Seifert

    Just to answer several questions in one swoop: There will be only one change to the NFC North's game schedule in two weeks. The NFL has moved the Chicago Bears' Nov. 28 matchup with the Philadelphia Eagles to 4:15 p.m. ET. That means the Green Bay...

    Blog | November 16, 2010
  11. Strength of schedule update

    Kevin Seifert

    NFC strength of schedule: Weeks 1 through 8 Team Opp. record Opp. win pct. Atlanta Falcons 30-19 .612 Detroit Lions 30-22 .588 San Francisco 49ers 30-22 .588 Arizona Cardinals 28-23 .549 ...

    Blog | November 07, 2009
  12. Taking it easy in 2009

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert The end of the NFL season gave my colleagues over in ESPN Stats & Information a chance to compile official strength of schedule for the 2009 season. The Reader's Digest version: The Detroit Lions have ef...

    Blog | February 02, 2009