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  1. The return of the Lions' personal fouls

    Kevin Seifert

    When a player -- any player -- wags his finger in the face of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, the football world takes notice. Fair or otherwise, that has been the effect of the poor decision by Detroit Lions defensive end Willie Young to...

    Blog | August 24, 2013
  2. Inside Slant: Concussion protocol revealed

    Kevin Seifert

    In this week's Inside Slant podcast , Mike Sando and I tried to de-mystify the concussion protocols we've heard so much about this season while awaiting the return of some high-profile NFC North players. How exactly does a medical staff diagnose a...

    Blog | November 28, 2012
  3. BBAO: Return of the Playoff Machine

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: On Tuesday we passed along most of the NFC's playoff standings, along with a link to's full 1-16 seedings of both conferences. In that vein, we should also point out the return of the Playoff Machine, which ...

    Blog | November 21, 2012
  4. BBAO: John Carlson returns to practice

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: The Minnesota Vikings got a welcome sight during Sunday's practice: Tight end John Carlson participated for the first time since spraining his knee July 31. The return gives Carlson what the Vikings consider a decent...

    Blog | August 27, 2012
  5. BBAO: Donald Driver has a new contract

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Officially, the Green Bay Packers have been tight-lipped about the return of veteran receiver Donald Driver. But neither Driver nor his agent, Jordan Woy, have expressed anything close to the same reticence. And late...

    Blog | May 30, 2012
  6. BBAO: Emotion and Nick Collins' future

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over PALM BEACH, Fla. -- If it were an emotional decision, it's clear where Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy would stand on the return of safety Nick Collins, who is awaiting word from doctors on the long-term prognos...

    Blog | March 26, 2012
  7. On the return of Jeff Backus and Shaun Hill

    Kevin Seifert

    Below are a few award-winning thoughts on the Saturday evening return of left tackle Jeff Backus and backup quarterback Shaun Hill to the Detroit Lions. Both players signed two-year deals. ESPN's Adam Schefter reported that Backus' contract is wo...

    Blog | March 17, 2012
  8. Lions aren't assuming return of Jeff Backus

    Kevin Seifert

    The Detroit Lions' decision to bring free agent left tackle Marcus McNeill for a visit reminds us that, if nothing else, the return of veteran Jeff Backus is not a foregone conclusion. So does the fact that Ohio State offensive tackle Mike Adams is t...

    Blog | March 15, 2012
  9. BBAO: Jermichael Finley's impact

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: The Green Bay Packers have increased their per-game scoring average about 30 percent over last year and their total yards by about 11 percent. It's hard not to attribute that rise in part to the return of tight end J...

    Blog | December 07, 2011
  10. NFC North Friday injury report

    Kevin Seifert

    Getting inside Friday's injury report, which includes the return to practice of a certain rookie defensive tackle in Detroit: Chicago Bears: We already knew that right tackle Gabe Carimi (knee) and receiver Earl Bennett (chest) wouldn't play Sunda...

    Blog | September 23, 2011
  11. The return of (real) linebackers to Detroit

    Kevin Seifert

    There was little evidence of a looming rout midway through the first quarter last Sunday at Ford Field. The Kansas City Chiefs had amassed 64 rushing yards on their opening drive, and the Detroit Lions were clinging to a 7-3 when the Chiefs took over...

    Blog | September 22, 2011
  12. 'Madden 12' ratings: NFC North

    Kevin Seifert

    Let's shift gears here while we have a moment to catch our training camp breath. The end of the NFL lockout didn't just mean the return of football. It also ensured the debut of, yes, "Madden 12."'s Jon Robinson has been rolling out exclu...

    Blog | August 04, 2011
  13. Big Question: The return of Terry McAulay

    Kevin Seifert

    Is there anything to read into the NFL's referee selection for Sunday's NFC Championship Game? If you haven't already heard, referee Terry McAulay will work the game at Soldier Field. Cue the collective groan from Green Bay and hysterics from C...

    Blog | January 20, 2011
  14. BBAO: The choice of Collins over Hanie

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue (and moving on) All Over: We spent some time this week discussing the impact of the NFL's concussion policy on the return of Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler. So now let's turn our attention to replacement Todd Collins, wh...

    Blog | October 08, 2010
  15. BBAO: Slow progress for Matthew Stafford

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Many of you have been asking about a timetable for the return of Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford, and the best answer right now is that it will be a while. As we've discussed, an injury to a quarterback...

    Blog | September 23, 2010
  16. Black and Blue all over: The return

    Kevin Seifert

    Thanks to everyone for your patience, and even your polite impatience, while we took a step back for a few days last week to brainstorm for the 2010 season. Consider this smart-sounding saying that I just made up: A wise man once said that if you can...

    Blog | May 17, 2010