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  1. Bill Leavy, downgraded NFL referee, makes another mistake on pena...

    Kevin Seifert

    Referee Bill Leavy, who was downgraded after a Week 1 mistake, erred again in applying the NFL rule book Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2013
  2. Morning Roar: Ziggy Ansah's in Week 1?

    Kevin Seifert

    Good morning and ROARRRRRRRR! It's quite obvious that Detroit Lions rookie Ziggy Ansah won't play in Thursday night's preseason finale at the Buffalo Bills. The big question is whether he'll be ready for Week 1 of the regular season against the Mi...

    Blog | August 29, 2013
  3. Preseason Week 1: Brief glimpse of Vikings

    Kevin Seifert

    Reviewing Friday's action at the Metrodome: Houston Texans 27, Minnesota Vikings 13 Preseason record: 0-1 Of interest: Similar to fellow rookie Ziggy Ansah in Detroit, Vikings receiver Cordarrelle Patterson made an immediate splash. He r...

    Blog | August 10, 2013
  4. Previewing preseason Week 1

    Kevin Seifert

    In which we look ahead to Week 1 of the 2013 preseason. All four NFC North teams will take the field Friday night. Rob Demovsky will have a preview of the Green Bay Packers' game against the Arizona Cardinals, and our friends at ESPNChicago.com handl...

    Blog | August 09, 2013
  5. Minnesota Vikings schedule analysis

    Kevin Seifert

    Breakdown: It gets real in a hurry for the Minnesota Vikings, who open the season with consecutive NFC North games -- on the road. They'll play at the Detroit Lions in Week 1 and at the Chicago Bears in Week 2, the first time the NFL has asked them t...

    Blog | April 18, 2013
  6. Dreaming of the Eagles' home opener

    Kevin Seifert

    On Monday, we noted the possibility that the Green Bay Packers or Minnesota Vikings could open the season in the NFL's annual kickoff game at the Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens. Here's another Week 1 quirk to consider, courtesy of NFC East c...

    Blog | February 05, 2013
  7. Packers-49ers II: Offensive improvement

    Kevin Seifert

    Time for a quick quiz. Can you guess the pass-happiest game in the five-year history of the Aaron Rodgers Era? Tick, tock. Tick, tock. Brrring. It came in Week 1 of this season, the Green Bay Packers' 30-22 loss to the San Francisco 49ers...

    Blog | January 10, 2013
  8. Can Percy Harvin break 49ers' tackles?

    Kevin Seifert

    I've now seen the San Francisco 49ers dispatch two of the NFL's best offenses in successive weeks. In Week 1, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was reduced to dumping off passes toward receiver/running back Randall Cobb and tight end Jermic...

    Blog | September 18, 2012
  9. Free Head Exam: Minnesota Vikings

    Kevin Seifert

    After the Minnesota Vikings' 26-23 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars, here are three issues that merit further examination: We've noted several times that quarterback Christian Ponder had an efficient, if late-starting game. We should give so...

    Blog | September 10, 2012
  10. BBAO: A 3-1 start for the NFC North

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: GREEN BAY, Wis. -- OK, be truthful for once. How many of you thought that Week 1 would end with the Green Bay Packers looking up in the standings at the NFC North's other three teams? The Packers certainly had the...

    Blog | September 10, 2012
  11. Wrap-up: Vikings 26, Jaguars 23 (OT)

    Kevin Seifert

    A few thoughts on a wild day at the Metrodome: What it means: You hate to call the season opener a must-win game, but losing at home to the rebuilding Jacksonville Jaguars would have signaled a very early end to the competitive portion of the Minn...

    Blog | September 09, 2012
  12. Final Word: NFC North

    Kevin Seifert

    Five nuggets of knowledge about Week 1: History-making: The Green Bay Packers have a nine-game winning streak against the San Francisco 49ers, who haven't defeated the Packers in the regular season since Nov. 4, 1990. (They did knock the Packers o...

    Blog | September 07, 2012
  13. NFC North Week 1 programming note

    Kevin Seifert

    Longtime readers know I typically wait until Friday to share plans for weekend game coverage. I kind of like how the suspense spurs complete outrage when mild protest would suffice. Mostly, though, I'm just covering for the possibility of a late-week...

    Blog | September 07, 2012
  14. Inside Slant: Breaking down 49ers-Packers

    Kevin Seifert

    By one measure, the Green Bay Packers' game Sunday against the San Francisco 49ers ranks as one of the best Week 1 matchups in NFL history. My math tells me that the Packers and 49ers combined for 28 regular-season victories last season. According...

    Blog | September 05, 2012
  15. PetersonWatch: Full contact practice today

    Kevin Seifert

    If the Detroit Lions' injury report isn't the top divisional storyline of Week 1, then it's probably the status of Minnesota Vikings tailback Adrian Peterson. The Vikings haven't decided whether he will play Sunday against the Jacksonville Jaguars, b...

    Blog | September 05, 2012
  16. NFL Week 1 Power Rankings: NFC North

    Kevin Seifert

    They're back! ESPN.com's Week 1 Power Rankings feature one NFC North team at the top (again). We place three times among the top 12 and are ready to take on all comers. A closer look: 1. Green Bay Packers Comment: Although they outplaced both 201...

    Blog | September 04, 2012