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  1. BBAO: It's Ashlee Palmer in a runaway

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: For much of the offseason and early summer, I assumed that if the Detroit Lions' competition at strongside linebacker was close, it would go to one of the second-year players -- Travis Lewis or Tahir Whitehead -- who...

    Blog | August 21, 2013
  2. An unexpected start for Greg Jennings

    Kevin Seifert

    So it appears Minnesota Vikings receiver Greg Jennings has closed the cycle on the offseason comments he made about the Green Bay Packers and quarterback Aaron Rodgers in particular. Speaking with reporters Thursday, Jennings said he doesn't "really ...

    Blog | August 02, 2013
  3. 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
  4. Impact of Antoine Winfield on run defense

    Kevin Seifert

    Pro Football Focus (PFF) offers some detail and context to supplement our discussion last week of the offseason move the Minnesota Vikings should (or shouldn't) have made. As I'm sure you read and recall, we wondered if the Vikings had done enough...

    Blog | July 15, 2013
  5. BBAO: 'Kickalicious' passes test

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Some of you have asked how the Detroit Lions' unique camp leg fared during the offseason. Here's what we can tell you about Havard Rugland, a.k.a. "Kickalicious:" He apparently did well enough to earn a trip to train...

    Blog | June 19, 2013
  6. Vikings: 2013 and done for Jared Allen?

    Kevin Seifert

    To this point of the offseason, the Minnesota Vikings have elected to carry untouched the largest salary-cap hit for a non-quarterback in the NFL. Despite his cap charge of $17.063 million, defensive end Jared Allen told the Star Tribune recently tha...

    Blog | May 23, 2013
  7. McCaskey staying out of Urlacher situation

    Kevin Seifert

    PHOENIX -- We've passed through the first week of NFL free agency, and league news probably will come at a slower pace over the next few days here at the plush Biltmore Resort. But one of the biggest news stories of the offseason still hangs over us:...

    Blog | March 17, 2013
  8. Packers get around to A.J. Hawk's contract

    Kevin Seifert

    It appears the Green Bay Packers have now addressed two of the three major salary-cap issues they faced when the offseason began. Last month, they released defensive back Charles Woodson rather than absorb his $10 million cap figure. On Friday, ac...

    Blog | March 15, 2013
  9. Eight in the Box: Top offseason targets

    Kevin Seifert

    Welcome to Eight in the Box, an NFL Nation feature that will appear each Friday during the offseason. This week's topic: Who should be the primary target (including trades) for each team when free agency begins? Chicago Bears: It's unclear how muc...

    Blog | March 08, 2013
  10. Lions overhaul spares DeAndre Levy

    Kevin Seifert

    As he embarked on the offseason in January, Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew made clear he wanted to infuse his team's defense with playmakers. Here's how he put it during a meeting with local reporters: "We need guys that can impact th...

    Blog | March 06, 2013
  11. Eight in the Box: Quarterback situations

    Kevin Seifert

    Welcome to Eight in the Box, an NFL Nation feature that will appear each Friday during the offseason. This week's topic: How each NFC North team needs to address the quarterback position. Chicago Bears: First, the new coach Marc Trestman must deci...

    Blog | March 01, 2013
  12. Eight in the box: Biggest cap casualty

    Kevin Seifert

    Welcome to Eight in the Box, a new NFL Nation feature that will appear each Friday during the offseason. This week's topic: Who will be each team's biggest salary cap casualty this spring? Chicago Bears: There aren't likely to be any players relea...

    Blog | February 22, 2013
  13. Eight in the Box: Must-keep free agents

    Kevin Seifert

    Welcome to "Eight in the Box," a new NFL Nation feature that will appear each Friday during the offseason. This week's topic: Which free agent is essential for each team to keep from its 2012 roster? Chicago Bears: In his two years as a starter, H...

    Blog | February 15, 2013
  14. BBAO: Percy Harvin and the offseason

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier's appearance this week on ESPN 1500 in the Twin Cities provided two points of interest. First, Frazier confirmed that receiver Percy Harvin returned to the team's practice fa...

    Blog | February 06, 2013
  15. 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
  16. BBAO: The offseason arrives (for everyone)

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: And, just like that, the 2012 season is over in the NFC North. Three of our teams finished with double-digit victories. Two qualified for the playoffs. Now, after Saturday night's events at Candlestick Park, everyone...

    Blog | January 14, 2013