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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. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Two national TV games in Week 10

    Kevin Seifert

    We're just emerging from Week 8 and preparing for Week 9 here in the NFC North. But if you're making plans for Week 10, be advised that the NFL and its television partners are already gearing up for a big-time second half of the season here in the NF...

    Blog | October 31, 2011
  10. BBAO: Awaiting Matthew Stafford news

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: As we await clarity on the 2010 future of Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford, Tom Kowalski of notes a telling quote from presumptive starter Drew Stanton. Speaking on a local television program, Sta...

    Blog | November 10, 2010
  11. Black and Blue all over: Afternoon edition

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert We're a bit jumbled here in the early going Tuesday, but I'm sure you understand after the hubbub of our Week 4 FourFecta. Early television rating numbers were astounding for Monday night's showdown between Minne...

    Blog | October 06, 2009
  12. Newsflash: Vikings avoid blackout

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert Thanks to some corporate help, most notably from the local television station that stood to lose thousands of dollars in advertising revenue, the Minnesota Vikings sold out Sunday's game against Carolina. As a resul...

    Blog | September 19, 2008
  13. Blackout remains a possibility in Minnesota

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert It's not time to sound the alarm yet, but the Minnesota Vikings' ticket office has some work to do in order to avoid a local television blackout in Week 3 of the season. As of Tuesday morning, about 3,700 tickets re...

    Blog | September 16, 2008