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  1. 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
  2. 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 handl...

    Blog | August 09, 2013
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. NFL Week 1 Power Rankings: NFC North

    Kevin Seifert

    They're back!'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
  9. BBAO: Speeding into Week 1

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Hello again and thanks for your understanding during an unusual holiday weekend. At last, NFC North blog headquarters is up and fully operational once again. I hope you provided Endor-like treatment to John Clayton d...

    Blog | September 04, 2012
  10. Jennings 'can't wait' for officials' return

    Kevin Seifert

    As you know, the NFL reversed course Thursday on a previously rejected change to injured reserve rules. That decision reminds us that many decisions fall short of final, even Wednesday's news that the league would use replacement officials in Week 1 ...

    Blog | August 30, 2012
  11. Rookie Buzz: A dozen Week 1 contributors?

    Kevin Seifert

    Our Rookie Buzz series has had some hits and misses. It's lost two of the original four members to season-ending injury, but in the end, it appears that NFC North teams will be getting early-season contributions from a dozen 2012 draft picks, dependi...

    Blog | August 27, 2012
  12. Preseason: Bears' 'B' team trounced

    Kevin Seifert

    Reviewing Thursday's action at Soldier Field: Denver Broncos 31, Chicago Bears 3 Preseason record: 0-1 Of interest: Heavy storms probably contributed to the Bears' decision to hold out quarterback Jay Cutler, tailback Matt Forte and defensiv...

    Blog | August 10, 2012
  13. Previewing preseason Week 1

    Kevin Seifert

    In which we look ahead to NFC North preseason football over the next two days. (A separate post on the Green Bay Packers' Thursday night turn on ESPN is right here.) Chicago Bears Opponent: Denver Broncos Location: Soldier Field Day/Time: Thur...

    Blog | August 09, 2012
  14. Have at It: Rookie pass-catchers

    Kevin Seifert

    Adam of Winnipeg spurred an interesting thought during Tuesday's SportsNation chat: Adam (Winnipeg) I have to say, After Randall Cobb's week 1, I was reaaaally hoping that Titus Young would be good after the Lions chose him over Cobb. Now I fee...

    Blog | September 28, 2011
  15. Bears safeties: Steltz and Meriweather

    Kevin Seifert

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Bears will be without both Week 1 safeties Chris Harris and Major Wright in Sunday's game against the Green Bay Packers. That's the upshot of the inactive lists we were just given here in the Soldier Field press box. Brandon...

    Blog | September 25, 2011
  16. BBAO: A passing frenzy in most NFL cities

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: We mentioned this note in Tuesday's Stock Watch post, but it's worth repeating here in the Air and Space division: NFL teams combined for a single-week record total of passing yards in Week 1: 7,482. That number w...

    Blog | September 14, 2011