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  1. BBAO: Alshon Jeffery among big injuries

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Week 5 brought a number of significant injuries to the NFC North. As we noted late Monday night, the Green Bay Packers have lost tailback Cedric Benson for at least eight weeks and perhaps the season because of a Lis...

    Blog | October 09, 2012
  2. Free Head Exam: Minnesota Vikings

    Kevin Seifert

    After the Minnesota Vikings' 30-7 victory over the Tennessee Titans, here are three issues that merit further examination: Quarterback Christian Ponder shook off interceptions on consecutive throws by completing 11 of his final 12 passes for 100 ...

    Blog | October 08, 2012
  3. Rapid Reaction: Vikings 30, Titans 7

    Kevin Seifert

    MINNEAPOLIS -- A few thoughts on a dominating 30-7 performance Sunday at the Metrodome: What it means: The Minnesota Vikings are 4-1 and tied for the NFC North lead with the Chicago Bears. The Tennessee Titans put on a listless and punchless perfo...

    Blog | October 07, 2012
  4. Final Word: NFC North

    Kevin Seifert

    Five nuggets of knowledge about Week 5: Star tailback matchup? There was a time when a game featuring Adrian Peterson and Chris Johnson would have spurred a week's worth of storylines about who deserved the title of the NFL's best running back. At...

    Blog | October 05, 2012
  5. NFC North Week 5 programming note

    Kevin Seifert

    We've got three NFC North teams in action Sunday while the Detroit Lions take their bye. The Chicago Bears will visit Jacksonville, where a flotilla of ESPNChicago.com reporters will provide full coverage. The Green Bay Packers, a team we've seen ...

    Blog | October 05, 2012
  6. Blogger Blitz: Stacking wins vs. AFC South

    Kevin Seifert

    If the NFC North is going to push for two or maybe three playoff spots this season, it's going to have to make some serious hay against its presumably less-competitive AFC South opponents. (At least, against the non-Houston Texans teams.) Week 5 woul...

    Blog | October 04, 2012
  7. NFL Week 5 Power Rankings: NFC North

    Kevin Seifert

    Let's take a look at how ESPN.com's power rankers power ranked the NFC North for Week 5. 8. Green Bay Packers Trending: Down one after a 28-27 victory over the New Orleans Saints. Comment: There is a significant difference between voters on the ...

    Blog | October 02, 2012
  8. NFC North Week 6 programming note

    Kevin Seifert

    It's tricky to rock a rhyme, particularly a rhyme that's right on time. Really, it's tricky. It's tricky, tricky, tricky. So here's what I can tell you: I'll be on a long and lonesome highway, east of Omaha, as I turn the page on Week 5 and jump i...

    Blog | October 14, 2011
  9. NFC North Stock Watch

    Kevin Seifert

    FALLING 1. Help for Jay Cutler, Chicago Bears quarterback: At some point, you wonder if Cutler is on the road to being the next David Carr, a player so battered by opposing pass rushes -- mentally and physically -- that his game is forever altered...

    Blog | October 11, 2011
  10. Free Head Exam: Minnesota Vikings

    Kevin Seifert

    After the Minnesota Vikings' 34-10 victory against the Arizona Cardinals, here are three issues that merit further examination: I honestly don't get what people expected from quarterback Donovan McNabb this season. He is generally a well-respect...

    Blog | October 10, 2011
  11. Wrap-up: Vikings 34, Cardinals 10

    Kevin Seifert

    A few thoughts on the Minnesota Vikings' first victory of the season, a 34-10 win against the Arizona Cardinals: What it means: The Vikings avoided the second 0-5 start in franchise history with the first victory in Leslie Frazier's tenure as thei...

    Blog | October 09, 2011
  12. Final Word: NFC North

    Kevin Seifert

    Five nuggets of knowledge about Week 5: Ford Field debut: Unless you count last year's rescheduled game between the Minnesota Vikings and New York Giants, Monday night will mark the first prime-time regular-season game in the history of Ford Field...

    Blog | October 07, 2011
  13. NFC North Week 5 programming note

    Kevin Seifert

    As you know, we always staff Monday night games that include an NFC North team. So there has never been a question about whether I would be at Ford Field for the Detroit Lions' first "Monday Night Football" game in 10 years. I've long been planning t...

    Blog | October 07, 2011
  14. NFL Power Rankings: Holding steady

    Kevin Seifert

    The Detroit Lions might be one of the NFL's two undefeated teams, but ESPN.com's power rankers aren't quite ready to power rank them in that order. The Lions remained No. 4 overall on the Week 5 ballot, trailing the Green Bay Packers (4-0), New Or...

    Blog | October 04, 2011
  15. Detroit Lions schedule analysis

    Kevin Seifert

    Breakdown: Figures. The NFL gave the Detroit Lions their first prime-time game in five years, a Week 5 game at Ford Field against the Chicago Bears. But piled in front is a difficult first opening quarter of the season. Put it this way: The Lions wou...

    Blog | April 19, 2011
  16. How I See It: NFC North Stock Watch

    Kevin Seifert

    FALLING 1. Backup receivers in Minnesota: Personnel distribution sometimes is a function of individual game-planning decisions, but it sure looks like Bernard Berrian and Greg Camarillo are going to have a hard time getting into the Minnesota Viki...

    Blog | October 13, 2010