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  1. A slimmer Fairley has 'extreme makeover'

    Kevin Seifert

    Detroit Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley spent the offseason talking a big game, calling the Lions a Super Bowl contender and saying he forms half of the NFL's best interior duo along with Ndamukong Suh. To his credit, however, it appears Fairley ...

    Blog | July 26, 2013
  2. Super Bowl at Lambeau? You can't handle it

    Kevin Seifert

    As ESPN.com's Ashley Fox acknowledges, Lambeau Field as the host for Super Bowl L "will never happen." You know why? The high-rolling Super Bowl crowd couldn't handle it. It's one thing to make an exception to the dome/warm weather routine f...

    Blog | May 20, 2013
  3. Video: Nick Fairley and the Super Bowl

    Kevin Seifert

    I'm stacking up my Sports Emmy resume this week. Our latest video is on the Super Bowl talk we noted earlier from Detroit Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley. ESPN's Prim Siripipat used Fairley's statements as a jumping-off point for discussing the L...

    Blog | May 09, 2013
  4. BBAO: Nick Fairley talking Super Bowl

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: In 2007, Detroit Lions quarterback Jon Kitna predicted the team would win more than 10 games. The Lions finished 7-9. Six years later, Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley is talking Super Bowl. Fairley stopped sho...

    Blog | May 09, 2013
  5. Dreaming of the Eagles' home opener

    Kevin Seifert

    On Monday, we noted the possibility that the Green Bay Packers or Minnesota Vikings could open the season in the NFL's annual kickoff game at the Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens. Here's another Week 1 quirk to consider, courtesy of NFC East c...

    Blog | February 05, 2013
  6. Packers or Vikings for 2013 kickoff game?

    Kevin Seifert

    The Baltimore Ravens' Super Bowl championship means they will host the NFL's annual kickoff game in early September. That means there is at least a chance that an NFC North team will be the opponent. For us, the 2013 schedule will include matchups...

    Blog | February 04, 2013
  7. Career finale for Randy Moss, Matt Birk?

    Kevin Seifert

    Two weeks ago, we noted that one member of the Minnesota Vikings' 1998 draft class would be a first-time Super Bowl champion Sunday night. That player turned out to be center Matt Birk, whose Baltimore Ravens held on for a 34-31 victory over receiver...

    Blog | February 04, 2013
  8. Breaking: NFC North chat moves to Monday

    Kevin Seifert

    We have an important morning announcement here on the NFC North blog. We've moved our regular SportsNation chat from Tuesday to Monday morning to accommodate a request from editors to provide an NFL-themed chat on the day after Super Bowl XLVII. M...

    Blog | February 04, 2013
  9. BBAO: Fresh start for Devin Hester?

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: The NFL's 2012 season concluded Sunday night with Super Bowl XLVII, although we in the NFC North have been on hiatus for a month already. Now, we all enter into the offseason mode of the kind of player movement that ...

    Blog | February 04, 2013
  10. Leslie Frazier in 'The Super Bowl Shuffle'

    Kevin Seifert

    Our friends over at Grantland.com put together a really cool oral history of the single greatest music video of all ... I mean, the Chicago Bears' 1985 "Super Bowl Shuffle." There are all kinds of cool anecdotes and looks behind the scenes. I, for one,...

    Blog | February 01, 2013
  11. Super Bowl XLVII pick: Gold rush

    Kevin Seifert

    I don't pick NFC North games during the regular season or the playoffs, to the chagrin of those who seek more buffoonery than I already provide to be used against me. But the entire ESPN/ESPN.com crew submitted picks for Super Bowl XLVII, so I had li...

    Blog | January 31, 2013
  12. BBAO: Media day = Pile on Lions Day

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: One of the staples of Super Bowl media day is press gatherings with national television analysts. Most of them are former players who come armed with strong opinions on the league and its trends, and their job is to ...

    Blog | January 30, 2013
  13. Randy Moss and Matt Birk move on

    Kevin Seifert

    NFC West colleague Mike Sando is an avid reader of the NFC North blog, and so naturally he noticed last week's post on two 1998 Minnesota Vikings draft picks -- receiver Randy Moss and center Matt Birk -- who will appear for opposite teams in Super B...

    Blog | January 29, 2013
  14. NFC North chat alert

    Kevin Seifert

    The football world is focused on New Orleans and the run-up to Super Bowl XLVII. So what can we offer from our little corner of the country? Maybe this is a good time to discuss proper snow shoveling techniques. (Bend the knees, not the back.) Perhap...

    Blog | January 29, 2013
  15. Inside Slant: Brown opens door for Carter?

    Kevin Seifert

    Tim Brown now claims he never intended to suggest that former Oakland Raiders coach Bill Callahan sabotaged the Super Bowl in 2002. But in this week's Inside Slant podcast , Mike Sando and I discussed the impact of his original assertion and whether ...

    Blog | January 23, 2013
  16. Randy Moss or Matt Birk will win SB XLVII

    Kevin Seifert

    As the opponents in Super Bowl XLVII took shape Sunday, it wasn't difficult for an NFC North blogger to envision a long-ago time when one of the most prominent veterans on each team held polar corners of the Minnesota Vikings' locker room. In 1998...

    Blog | January 21, 2013