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  1. Matt Forte getting 'my fine money ready'

    Kevin Seifert

    PHOENIX -- Before the discussion even began, Chicago Bears tailback Matt Forte used the word "absurd" to describe the NFL's plans to penalize running backs for hitting opponents with the crown of their helmets when running outside the tackle box. So ...

    Blog | March 20, 2013
  2. Packers vs. Vikings for Greg Jennings?!

    Kevin Seifert

    Are two NFC North teams bidding for free agent receiver Greg Jennings? That's the word from several reporters, including Alex Marvez of Fox Sports. According to Marvez, Jennings is considering a return to the Green Bay Packers if he doesn't sign f...

    Blog | March 12, 2013
  3. Wild Week 17: Adrian Peterson post-contact

    Kevin Seifert

    I wouldn't argue if you wanted to use the word "atrocious" to describe the Green Bay Packers' tackling in their Week 13 matchup with the Minnesota Vikings. Tailback Adrian Peterson gained two-thirds of his yards after first contact, according to ESPN...

    Blog | December 26, 2012
  4. Inside Slant: Needless risk to Stafford

    Kevin Seifert

    I took the role of Tom Coughlin in this week's Inside Slant podcast, while partner Mike Sando got all revolutionary in the Greg Schiano sense of the word. Our wide-ranging discussion not only hit the concept of NFL protocol, but it also included how...

    Blog | September 19, 2012
  5. Stupidity reigns for some Lions

    Kevin Seifert

    Just last week, we were discussing the Detroit Lions' odd offseason in our SportsNation chat. "Silly" was the word I settled on to characterize a number of relatively minor incidents that, viewed together, suggest there are too many players on this t...

    Blog | May 27, 2012
  6. Stephen Tulloch's true favor to Tim Tebow

    Kevin Seifert

    Poor Stephen Tulloch. Last October, the Detroit Lions linebacker thought he was merely celebrating a sack of Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow. In reality, unbeknownst to anyone but Tebow, Tulloch was actually helping spread the word on prayer. ...

    Blog | April 09, 2012
  7. Free Head Exam: Minnesota Vikings

    Kevin Seifert

    After the Minnesota Vikings' 24-21 victory over the Carolina Panthers, here are three issues that merit further examination: There was plenty to like about quarterback Christian Ponder's first NFL victory, but the word many people keep returning ...

    Blog | October 31, 2011
  8. Report: Pat Williams to play in 2010

    Kevin Seifert

    If there was any concern about Minnesota nose tackle Pat Williams retiring, Brian Murphy of the St. Paul Pioneer Press found the answer: Williams plans to return for the 2010 season. That was the word Wednesday from Williams' agent, Angelo Wright....

    Blog | February 17, 2010
  9. A sprain for Minnesota's Winfield

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert Here's the final ruling on Minnesota cornerback Antoine Winfield: sprained right foot. Winfield That was the word Monday from Vikings coach Brad Childress, who told local ...

    Blog | October 19, 2009
  10. Lions: Cutdown analysis

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert Check here for a full list of Detroit's roster moves. Biggest surprise: The word around the NFL was that Shaun Smith was going to open the season as a starter at defensive tackle. Instead, he was released Satu...

    Blog | September 05, 2009
  11. Culpepper won't play tonight

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert The word is official from out in Buffalo: Detroit quarterback Daunte Culpepper (toe) won't play Thursday night against the Bills. The news was expected, but the Lions hadn't been willing to rule him out before no...

    Blog | September 03, 2009
  12. Report: Childress says Favre staying retired

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert Yep, that's the word from Minnesota coach Brad Childress, as told to the Star Tribune in Minneapolis. Here's the link. Much, much more to come....

    Blog | July 28, 2009
  13. McCarthy: Defense will shift to a 3-4

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert Green Bay is switching to a 3-4 defense. That was the word from coach Mike McCarthy, who spoke to Wisconsin reporters Monday for the first time since firing defensive coordinator Bob Sanders and replacing him wi...

    Blog | January 19, 2009
  14. Jim Schwartz is the guy for Lions

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert That's the word from ESPN's Chris Mortensen, who reports the Lions have an agreement with Tennessee's defensive coordinator to become their next head coach. We'll have analysis throughout the day...

    Blog | January 15, 2009
  15. Detroit Lions: Three answers, one question

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert After Detroit's 42-7 loss to New Orleans, here are three (mostly) indisputable facts I feel relatively sure about: 1. Luckily, the English language allows for different levels of the word "bad." Because while the L...

    Blog | December 22, 2008
  16. Remain calm. Nothing to see here...

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert No one is panicking inside in the Chicago Bears' locker room. That was the word Wednesday from quarterback Kyle Orton, whose team appeared in disarray after Sunday's 37-3 loss at Green Bay. Safety Mike Brown was the...

    Blog | November 19, 2008