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  1. BBAO: Media day = Pile on Lions Day

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: One of the staples of Super Bowl media day is press gatherings with national television analysts. Most of them are former players who come armed with strong opinions on the league and its trends, and their job is to ...

    Blog | January 30, 2013
  2. NFC North Week 14 programming note

    Kevin Seifert

    If all goes well here in Week 14, I'll cover two NFC North teams live, watch another two on national television and not have to worry about a bizarre settling of December fog on Monday. Yep. I'll be at the Metrodome for the Chicago Bears' annual v...

    Blog | December 07, 2012
  3. Blogger Blitz: More motivation for Packers

    Kevin Seifert

    Let me first pull a few quotes from the opening sequence of "The Incredible Hulk," one of my favorite television shows during the late 1970's and early 1980's. (Yes, I'm that old.) When David Banner grows angry or outraged, a startling metamorphos...

    Blog | October 18, 2012
  4. Lions to start S Ricardo Silva

    Kevin Seifert

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Soon I'll be headed to Lambeau Field to position myself in front of the television in time for the start of Sunday's NFC North battle between the Detroit Lions and Minnesota Vikings. Until then, be advised there was one surprise in...

    Blog | September 30, 2012
  5. Awaiting transformation of Jim Schwartz

    Kevin Seifert

    I was working in the Lambeau Field press box late Sunday night when I stole a glance at a bank of televisions I thought were broadcasting the Pittsburgh-Denver debut of "Sunday Night Football." At that moment, on five screens hanging side-by-side, th...

    Blog | September 11, 2012
  6. Matthew Stafford's injury said to be minor

    Kevin Seifert

    Following the Detroit Lions' preseason game was painful Saturday night, whether it was via Twitter or Internet play-by-play or the local television broadcast. Five starters and one key backup, including quarterback Matthew Stafford, were reported to ...

    Blog | August 25, 2012
  7. Vikings opt in on new local blackout rule

    Kevin Seifert

    Some of you might be aware of a new NFL rule that allows teams to lower their threshold for achieving a home sellout, thereby making it easier to avoid a local television blackout. The Minnesota Vikings are the first, and I'm guessing will be the onl...

    Blog | August 16, 2012
  8. BBAO: Leslie Frazier visiting troops in Gulf

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier is spending this July 4th week in the Persian Gulf, visiting U.S. troops as part of a USO tour. Former NFL coaches Bill Cowher and Eric Mangini, now television analysts, are als...

    Blog | July 03, 2012
  9. Biggest improvements in NFC North

    Kevin Seifert

    SportsCenter's divisional analysis moves to the NFC North on Tuesday night (ESPN2, 7 p.m. ET). We've already discussed our most versatile players as well as potential breakout players, so let's give our television pals a pre-show primer on the bigge...

    Blog | June 19, 2012
  10. BBAO: Dancing with Donald

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: So I tuned in to "Dancing with the Stars" as promised Monday night. It won't rival "LOST" or even "Al TV" on my personal list of favorites. But one of the NFC North's most prominent players over the past decade is a ...

    Blog | May 15, 2012
  11. BBAO: Donald Driver, Suh and reality TV

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Let's take a break from our (relatively) serious coverage of the Minnesota Vikings' stadium bill to note some highly significant intersections of the NFC North and reality television. First, Green Bay Packers rece...

    Blog | May 09, 2012
  12. Calvin Johnson heading to Bristol

    Kevin Seifert

    Here's a fun April sidelight for Detroit Lions fans: Receiver Calvin Johnson is visiting ESPN Headquarters on Tuesday for a full day of interviews and appearances. Keeping in mind that television/radio/internet schedules are subject to change, here i...

    Blog | April 16, 2012
  13. Speaking too soon on 2014 salary-cap spike

    Kevin Seifert

    PALM BEACH, Fla. -- A good portion of our offseason salary-cap discussions have centered around a commonly-held notion that the cap limit will increase dramatically when the NFL's new television contract starts in 2014. The assumption appears fundame...

    Blog | March 26, 2012
  14. Cutler-Marshall: 'Once in a lifetime'

    Kevin Seifert

    Having already been suspended for insubordination, Brandon Marshall figured he had nothing to lose. So after agreeing to a national television interview during his tumultuous 2009 season with the Denver Broncos, Marshall placed a large photograph of ...

    Blog | March 20, 2012
  15. Matthew Stafford visits SportsCenter

    Kevin Seifert

    Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford was at ESPN Headquarters Friday to film something supersecret that might or might not be used in an ESPN television commercial. While he was in the building, Stafford stopped by SportsCenter. Check it out....

    Blog | February 10, 2012
  16. Aaron Rodgers to 'Saturday Night Live?'

    Kevin Seifert

    Could the "Discount Double Check" lead to national television stardom for Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers? I guess it depends on what you consider "national television stardom," but Rodgers took last weekend's television opportunity at Su...

    Blog | February 08, 2012