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  1. Final Word: NFC North

    Kevin Seifert

    Five nuggets of knowledge about Week 15: The stakes: The run-up to Sunday's game at Soldier Field took an unexpected, smack-talking turn. Little if any of it will have an impact on whether the Green Bay Packers or Chicago Bears win, so let's retur...

    Blog | December 14, 2012
  2. 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
  3. Seeding scenarios simplify for Lions

    Kevin Seifert

    Now then. The Atlanta Falcons' loss Monday night has made the playoff stakes much clearer for the Detroit Lions. Below is the relevant remains of scenarios we originally posted over the weekend. The bottom line: The Lions can clinch the No. 5 seed...

    Blog | December 27, 2011
  4. July CBA would preserve Bears' plans

    Kevin Seifert

    Here on the NFC North blog, we've been operating under the assumption that too much money is at stake for NFL owners to lock out their players for the entire 2011 season. That means, at some point this summer or early fall, we'll have an agreement...

    Blog | June 13, 2011
  5. Final Word: Super Bowl XLV

    Kevin Seifert

    Five nuggets of knowledge about Super Bowl XLV: The stakes: The Green Bay Packers' mantra the past few weeks has been to "bring the Lombardi Trophy home." The franchise won the first two Super Bowls in history, and the trophy was re-named in honor...

    Blog | February 05, 2011
  6. Final Word: NFC Championship

    Kevin Seifert

    Five nuggets of knowledge about Sunday's Packers-Bears NFC Championship Game: The stakes: It's been quite a week for NFC North fans, or at least 50 percent of them. The Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears are set for only the second playoff game i...

    Blog | January 21, 2011
  7. The stakes at Lambeau Field

    Kevin Seifert

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Ok. Let's update the stakes here at Lambeau Field before heading over to the in-game chat known as NFL Countdown Live. The Chicago Bears are the No. 2 playoff seed in the NFC no matter what happens. That leaves them with nothing...

    Blog | January 02, 2011
  8. Final Word: NFC North

    Kevin Seifert

    Five nuggets of knowledge about Week 17: The stakes at Lambeau Field: Let's run through the possibilities one more time. It's possible that the Chicago Bears could take the field with a chance to grab the NFC's top playoff seed with a victory. In ...

    Blog | December 31, 2010
  9. Stadium games: What's at stake in MN

    Kevin Seifert

    As previously noted, Minnesota state legislators announced formal legislation Monday for a new Vikings stadium, one they hope will be approved during the final two weeks of this year's session. According to a news release, it proposes a $791 million ...

    Blog | May 03, 2010
  10. NFC North draft analysis

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert The 2009 draft began early in the NFC North. The arrival of new Chicago quarterback Jay Cutler raised the stakes in the Black and Blue, and in some ways the rest of the division spent the weekend trying to catc...

    Blog | April 26, 2009
  11. A close one in Nashville

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Looks like we're heading toward a fun finish at LP Field, where Tennessee leads Green Bay 16-13 early in the fourth quarter. At stake for the Packers could be sole possession of first place in th...

    Blog | November 02, 2008
  12. Lions vice-chairman raising the stakes

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert In preparing to visit the four NFC North teams this summer -- yes, we have confirmed the Green Bay Packers aren't the only club in the division -- we have been intrigued by the message coming from Detroit Lions owne...

    Blog | August 02, 2008