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  1. NFLPA chief hopeful Sean Gilbert wants to nix CBA but supports 18...

    Kevin Seifert

    Retired NFL player Sean Gilbert, who wants to replace NFL Players Association chief DeMaurice Smith, released his platform Tuesday highlighted by a plan to terminate the league's collective bargaining agreement and including support for an 18-game season.

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2014
  2. Aaron Rodgers as Packers' elder statesman

    Kevin Seifert

    I focused Friday on how Aaron Rodgers handled questions about his support for disgraced baseball player Ryan Braun. During the same interview session, Rodgers also addressed the persistent offseason pokes he has received from former teammate and curr...

    Blog | July 27, 2013
  3. Reggie Bush's projection for Lions' offense

    Kevin Seifert

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Reggie Bush's contention that the Detroit Lions should finish the 2013 season as the NFL's top-ranked offense drew some chuckles here at Green Bay Packers minicamp. It also brought some back-handed support from ESPN analysts Darren...

    Blog | June 05, 2013
  4. 'PTI:' NFL without Kluwe, Ayanbadejo

    Kevin Seifert

    Tony Kornheiser raised an interesting point in this "Pardon the Interruption" video clip: How will NFL commissioner Roger Goodell reconcile his support of players who speak out on social issues at a time when two of them, Chris Kluwe and Brendon Ayan...

    Blog | May 08, 2013
  5. On LeRoy Butler's support for Jason Collins

    Kevin Seifert

    Perhaps you're aware of a series of tweets from former Green Bay Packers safety LeRoy Butler. They open a can of worms that we don't normally wade into here on the NFC North blog. This week, however, it seems appropriate. To bring you up to date, ...

    Blog | May 01, 2013
  6. An adjusted view of Mason Crosby's career

    Kevin Seifert

    When place-kicker Mason Crosby hit a rough patch in 2009, the Green Bay Packers' support never wavered. When he fell into a midseason slump during the 2012 season, the Packers remained patient. As fans wrung their hands and media members warned of di...

    Blog | March 05, 2013
  7. Will Bears buck the NFL's age trend?

    Kevin Seifert

    As word filtered out Monday night on the finalists for the Chicago Bears' coaching job, some of you immediately expressed support for Seattle Seahawks offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell. Why? Everyone has their reasons, but without a doubt, age is ...

    Blog | January 15, 2013
  8. Brandon Marshall: Suh's hit 'not cool'

    Kevin Seifert

    CHICAGO -- By all accounts from both locker rooms Monday night, the sack that bruised Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler's ribs was a clean -- if violent -- play. I detected ill will from no one among the Bears nor anything but full support from th...

    Blog | October 23, 2012
  9. Air-tight support for Graham Harrell

    Kevin Seifert

    Last Friday, we discussed one of the Green Bay Packers' options for replacing backup quarterback Graham Harrell -- if Harrell's shaky preseason moved the Packers to do so. Judging from what we've heard from the Packers since then, it appears Harrell ...

    Blog | August 21, 2012
  10. Football Outsiders: NFC North needs

    Kevin Seifert

    Our friends at Football Outsiders have put together a series previewing each NFL team's offseason needs, using their unique statistical analysis to support their assertions. Football Outsiders' work requires an Insiders subscription to view in full,...

    Blog | February 17, 2012
  11. How the Bears could avoid starting over

    Kevin Seifert

    Chicago Bears coach Lovie Smith turned down two opportunities this week to support offensive coordinator Mike Martz, once in a teleconference with Minnesota reporters and a second time when queried by Chicago-area media. Smith, in fact, angrily quest...

    Blog | December 29, 2011
  12. Rodgers supports Ryan Braun '100 percent'

    Kevin Seifert

    Depending on who you talk to, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is the favorite to win the NFL's 2011 MVP award. As it turns out, Rodgers is close friends with the reigning MVP of baseball's National League. And so on Tuesday, it was intere...

    Blog | December 13, 2011
  13. Free Head Exam: Chicago Bears

    Kevin Seifert

    After Chicago Bears' 10-3 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs, here are three issues that merit further examination: The Bears' playoff hopes are on life support after the loss of quarterback Jay Cutler and running back Matt Forte, who has a Grade 2 s...

    Blog | December 05, 2011
  14. Is tonight the night for Vic So'oto?

    Kevin Seifert

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- One quick thought to consider before we jump into our Monday Night Live chat. The Green Bay Packers' deactivation list didn't include rookie linebacker Vic So'oto. There has been an outpouring of fan support in favor of giving S...

    Blog | November 14, 2011
  15. Have at It: Matt Forte's unfortunate spot

    Kevin Seifert

    I was quite frankly surprised at how many of you support the Chicago Bears' stance with tailback Matt Forte, and as a result are unconcerned about the potential connection between team morale and competitiveness. That issue was the crux of our Have a...

    Blog | November 05, 2011
  16. Have at It: Difference in 'dirty' and Suh

    Kevin Seifert

    Like Ndamukong Suh himself, you pulled no punches during our Have at It debate this week. I asked for specific instances and context to support claims that Suh is a dirty player, and most of you indicated there are no smoking guns other than the well...

    Blog | October 29, 2011