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  1. Geno Atkins deal still short of Suh's

    Kevin Seifert

    The Cincinnati Bengals' contract agreement with Pro Bowl defensive tackle Geno Atkins provides a reminder that the Detroit Lions likely will soon find themselves in a complicated situation at the negotiating table with defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh....

    Blog | September 02, 2013
  2. Morning Roar: Jason Fox ascends

    Kevin Seifert

    Good morning and ROARRRRRRRR! Is Jason Fox on the verge of winning the Detroit Lions' right tackle job? We discussed the possibility Monday, and Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press implied as much, writing that "Fox has quietly drawn praise for...

    Blog | August 27, 2013
  3. Lions: Ndamukong Suh, Nick Fairley as DEs

    Kevin Seifert

    As you might recall, the Detroit Lions experimented last summer with a defensive look that swapped their defensive tackles and ends to create mismatches. Tackles Ndamukong Suh and Nick Fairley were athletic enough to play outside, the theory went, an...

    Blog | August 18, 2013
  4. Personnel whirlwind for Lions' defense*

    Kevin Seifert

    In the past two days, the Detroit Lions have signed a 34-year-old defensive tackle and a 30-year-old linebacker. They've also made plans to work out a soon-to-be 33-year-old cornerback while also signing a rookie defensive lineman whose checkered pas...

    Blog | August 17, 2013
  5. Preseason Week 2: Vikings 'O' sluggish

    Kevin Seifert

    Reviewing Friday night's events at Ralph Wilson Stadium: Buffalo Bills 20, Minnesota Vikings 16 Preseason record: 0-2 Of interest: The evening began with left tackle Matt Kalil getting beat for a sack by Bills defensive end Jerry Hughes, and...

    Blog | August 16, 2013
  6. Give Ndamukong Suh a chance to grow up

    Kevin Seifert

    The obvious takeaway from this DetroitLions.com video clip will naturally be the group hug offered by Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh. But Suh drew my attention earlier with a sentiment I'm willing to give him the benefit of the doubt on. "I ...

    Blog | August 13, 2013
  7. Lookback: Preseason Week 1

    Kevin Seifert

    Three takeaways from Week 1 of the preseason: Offensive lines are in major flux: Chicago Bears right tackle J'Marcus Webb played so poorly Friday night at the Carolina Panthers that he was working with the second team when practice resumed Sund...

    Blog | August 12, 2013
  8. 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
  9. On Sedrick Ellis and Israel Idonije

    Kevin Seifert

    The surprise retirement of defensive tackle Sedrick Ellis brings to mind a two-week stretch in the middle of June that impacted both he Chicago Bears' and Detroit Lions' defensive lines. On June 11, the Bears signed Ellis to a one-year contract wo...

    Blog | July 25, 2013
  10. Henry Melton on list of looming UFAs

    Kevin Seifert

    News that defensive tackle Henry Melton will play this season under his one-year franchise tender throws further light on the roster flexibility the Chicago Bears have built into coach Marc Trestman's first season with the team. The chart shows 10...

    Blog | July 15, 2013
  11. Blogger Blitz: Lions 2013 expectations

    Kevin Seifert

    Here's five minutes and 31 seconds of Jeffri Chadiha and I discussing the possibility of the Detroit Lions as a playoff contender. Expectations for running back Reggie Bush, receiver Ryan Broyles and defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh are part of the top...

    Blog | July 01, 2013
  12. Israel Idonije: Ideal swing DL for Lions

    Kevin Seifert

    The best thing we can say about Israel Idonije is that he has been equally effective as a defensive end and a defensive tackle during his career. That makes him a pretty ideal swing player for a Detroit Lions defensive line that has undergone a signi...

    Blog | June 25, 2013
  13. Vikings: Sharrif Floyd's position is irrelevant

    Kevin Seifert

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- So on Thursday, my ears perked up when Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier began discussing preliminary plans for rookie defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd, the first of the team's trio of first-round draft picks. The discussion...

    Blog | June 21, 2013
  14. Packers: Jermichael Finley bulks up

    Kevin Seifert

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- A large portion of the Green Bay Packers' offseason has been about deciding which players to pay (quarterback Aaron Rodgers and linebacker Clay Matthews) and whom to stand pat with (cornerback Sam Shields, nose tackle B.J. Raji.) S...

    Blog | June 05, 2013
  15. BBAO: Sedrick Ellis draws interest

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The No. 7 overall pick of the 2008 draft has drawn interest from half of the NFC North. Defensive tackle Sedrick Ellis, who spent five seasons with the New Orleans Saints, has visits scheduled with...

    Blog | June 04, 2013
  16. BBAO: B.J. Raji in 'pretty good shape'

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: One of the more consistent questions I've received this spring concerns the condition of Green Bay Packers nose tackle B.J. Raji when he reported to offseason workouts. Bob McGinn of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ha...

    Blog | May 31, 2013