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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. Rick Spielman on drafting a WR

    Kevin Seifert

    PHOENIX -- The Minnesota Vikings' rebuild of their receiver position now includes a top-end free agent (Greg Jennings), the return of one incumbent (Jerome Simpson) and high hopes for a 2012 rookie (Jarius Wright). With the veteran market dwindling (...

    Blog | March 20, 2013
  3. Blogger Blitz: Speed at WR for Bears?

    Kevin Seifert

    The return of Blogger Blitz had me circling back on this week's news that receiver Johnny Knox won't return to the Chicago Bears and seems unlikely to play again. The Bears have a relatively deep group of receivers, but do they need to add someone th...

    Blog | February 13, 2013
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. ChatWrap: Motives and Adrian Peterson

    Kevin Seifert

    Tuesday's SportsNation chat with rife with healthy debate about the Minnesota Vikings' plan for the return of tailback Adrian Peterson. You're mostly happy about the decision to hold him out of meaningless preseason games, but I'm surprised how many ...

    Blog | August 22, 2012
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. Anything else, Mr. Cutler?

    Kevin Seifert

    Let's take a moment to review. As the Chicago Bears' offense collapsed last season, then-injured quarterback Jay Cutler made a nuanced plea for schematic continuity without directly endorsing the return of offensive coordinator Mike Martz. A mo...

    Blog | March 13, 2012
  13. 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
  14. James Starks done as Packers lead 28-17

    Kevin Seifert

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Just to bring you up to date, the Green Bay Packers have officially ruled out the return of running back James Starks, who left this game in the second quarter because of an ankle injury. Ryan Grant and Brandon Saine will sha...

    Blog | December 04, 2011
  15. 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
  16. 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