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  1. BBAO: Lions' David Akers is back

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: There was never a kicking controversy in Detroit, not as long as veteran David Akers could demonstrate he had moved past an injury-plagued 2012 season for the San Francisco 49ers. That moment appeared to take place M...

    Blog | August 20, 2013
  2. BBAO: A word of warning for Bears

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Reading Chris Houston's assessment of the 2012 Detroit Lions prompted me to re-publish it as a public service message for the 2013 Chicago Bears. Last year's Lions group had a high number of veterans in contract y...

    Blog | July 30, 2013
  3. All NFC North draft picks under contract

    Kevin Seifert

    Judging by your tweets, a few of you were worried that the Minnesota Vikings hadn't officially signed their trio of first-round draft picks when the sun rose Thursday morning -- the date that rookies and veterans are scheduled to report to training c...

    Blog | July 25, 2013
  4. Health status check as vets report to camp

    Kevin Seifert

    NFL players are never healthier than on the first day of training camp, or so goes conventional wisdom. As the first NFC North veterans report to training camp Wednesday -- Chicago Bears players are headed to Bourbonnais, Ill., as we speak -- it's wo...

    Blog | July 24, 2013
  5. BBAO: Louis Delmas '88 to 90 percent'

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Detroit Lions safety Louis Delmas didn't take a snap during offseason practices to help spur healing in his troublesome knees, and the Lions' decision to sign veteran safety Chris Hope spurred new discussion of Delma...

    Blog | June 27, 2013
  6. ChatWrap: Veterans who leave the Packers

    Kevin Seifert

    Tuesday's SportsNation chat brought a nuanced discussion amid the continuing intra-division flow from the Green Bay Packers to the Minnesota Vikings. It's usually assumed that successful general managers only allow veteran players to leave when their...

    Blog | June 26, 2013
  7. Programming note: Minicamp coverage!

    Kevin Seifert

    Only one thing separates NFL veteran minicamps from organized team activities (OTAs). Minicamps are mandatory, meaning players under contract can be fined for missing them. OTAs are voluntary, which means players are subject only to public criticism ...

    Blog | June 03, 2013
  8. Veteran free agents: Collusion or value?

    Kevin Seifert

    Dwight Freeney's claim that NFL owners colluded during free agency, made during an interview with CBSSports.com, brings to mind last month's post about the tough market for some high-profile and veteran NFL players. As you might recall: Defensive...

    Blog | June 01, 2013
  9. BBAO: Did Vikings work out P Brad Wing?

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Last month, Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman was asked if veteran punter Chris Kluwe would be with the team in 2013. Spielman wouldn't answer. Kluwe has the highest gross average (44.4 yards) in team h...

    Blog | April 08, 2013
  10. Packers, Johnny Jolly in beginning stages

    Kevin Seifert

    PHOENIX -- If they had no interest in bringing back defensive tackle Johnny Jolly, the Green Bay Packers would have released him by now. Instead, they are intrigued enough by the possibility of adding a veteran defensive lineman that they restructure...

    Blog | March 18, 2013
  11. BBAO: What Chris Canty's visit means

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: The Green Bay Packers' limited use of free agency over the years means we should pay attention to every scheduled visit by a veteran to Lambeau Field. At the moment, at least, former New York Giants defensive lineman...

    Blog | March 04, 2013
  12. BBAO: Jim Washburn's role with Lions

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: The Detroit Lions' decision to hire respected veteran coach Jim Washburn, confirmed this week by coach Jim Schwartz, is a creative way to adjust their defensive coaching staff without firing anyone. The Lions have...

    Blog | January 24, 2013
  13. Packers-49ers II: Donald Driver active

    Kevin Seifert

    SAN FRANCISCO -- The masses have gotten their wish: Veteran receiver Donald Driver is active for Saturday night's divisional playoff game between the Green Bay Packers and San Francisco 49ers. Driver is one of six receivers who are in uniform for ...

    Blog | January 12, 2013
  14. Surprise: Jeff Saturday out as Packers' C

    Kevin Seifert

    There has been considerable debate in recent weeks on whether or not the Green Bay Packers should replace place-kicker Mason Crosby. To this point, the Packers have stood behind him. It appears we were focused on the wrong veteran player. Even aft...

    Blog | December 21, 2012
  15. Free Head Exam: Green Bay Packers

    Kevin Seifert

    After the Green Bay Packers' 23-14 victory over the Minnesota Vikings, here are three issues that merit further examination: Coach Mike McCarthy didn't rule out the possibility of keeping rookie Don Barclay at right tackle even if veteran T.J. La...

    Blog | December 03, 2012
  16. BBAO: Lions shuffling secondary

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: After giving up 221 passing yards to one of the NFL's weakest passing offenses, the Detroit Lions are shuffling their secondary this week. Monday evening, they released veteran cornerback Alphonso Smith and claimed c...

    Blog | November 13, 2012