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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. Lookback: Preseason Week 1

    Kevin Seifert

    Three takeaways from Week 1 of the preseason: Offensive lines are in major flux: Chicago Bears right tackle J'Marcus Webb played so poorly Friday night at the Carolina Panthers that he was working with the second team when practice resumed Sund...

    Blog | August 12, 2013
  4. Preseason Week 1: Fun night for Lions

    Kevin Seifert

    Reviewing Friday's action at Ford Field: Detroit Lions 26, New York Jets 17 Preseason record: 1-0 Of interest: The Lions couldn't have asked for a better start from rookie defensive end Ziggy Ansah, who snagged a Mark Sanchez pass on the sec...

    Blog | August 10, 2013
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Colin Kaepernick's gift to the Packers

    Kevin Seifert

    Here's a development to pack away for Week 1 of the NFL regular season. We already know that the Green Bay Packers used "579" as their offseason mantra, reminding themselves every day how many yards they allowed in a 45-31 divisional playoff game ...

    Blog | July 23, 2013
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. Free Head Exam: Chicago Bears

    Kevin Seifert

    After the Chicago Bears' 23-6 victory over the St. Louis Rams, here are three issues that merit further examination: To this point, the Bears' 41-point explosion in Week 1 against the Indianapolis Colts is looking like the exception rather than t...

    Blog | September 24, 2012
  12. 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
  13. Inside Slant: Matt Barkley to the Packers?

    Kevin Seifert

    The Green Bay Packers are 0-1. So are the New Orleans Saints. So who has a better chance to land USC quarterback Matt Barkley at the top of the 2013 draft? That question highlighted the discussion Mike Sando and I had about post-Week 1 overreactio...

    Blog | September 12, 2012
  14. Free Head Exam: Chicago Bears

    Kevin Seifert

    After the Chicago Bears' 41-21 victory over the Indianapolis Colts, here are three issues that merit further examination: After so much preseason talk about quarterback Jay Cutler's reunion with receiver Brandon Marshall, it's pretty amazing that...

    Blog | September 10, 2012
  15. 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
  16. NFC North Week 1 Quarterback Report

    Kevin Seifert

    Good morning and welcome to our weekly quick-trigger analysis of quarterback play in the NFC North. We'll once again incorporate both passer rating and QBR into this post, and this year I want to add an additional component of QBR -- action plays -- ...

    Blog | September 10, 2012