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  1. 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
  2. 'Morning Roar' means end of days for BBAO

    Kevin Seifert

    We're (no longer) Black and Blue All Over: We came, we saw, we conquered and now we're splitting into fiefdoms. As of Monday morning, Black and Blue All Over as we know it is no longer. As you know by now, ESPN's expansion of its NFL Nation ...

    Blog | August 26, 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. BBAO: 'Every play felt like a fourth down'

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: This MMQB.com piece from retired NFL quarterback Sage Rosenfels is notable in a number of ways, among them his revelation that teammate Brett Favre said he "choked" at the end of the 2009 NFC Championship Game betwee...

    Blog | August 08, 2013
  5. BBAO: An important note

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: So as you saw last night, we are now directly incorporating ESPNChicago.com's coverage of the Chicago Bears on the NFC North blog. When combined with our new Green Bay Packers coverage from Rob Demovsky, we now have ...

    Blog | August 07, 2013
  6. BBAO: Sack totals among Lions DEs

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Here's a jarring nugget from Dave Birkett's story in the Detroit Free Press on the Detroit Lions' defensive line: None of their top four defensive ends have had a double-digit sack season, either in the NFL or colleg...

    Blog | August 01, 2013
  7. Eight in the Box: NFC North camp issues

    Kevin Seifert

    What are the three key camp issues facing each NFC North team? CHICAGO BEARS Offense: Kyle Long's readiness The Bears drafted Long in the first round to help an offensive line that has struggled for years to protect quarterback Jay Cutler. Lon...

    Blog | July 19, 2013
  8. NFC North: Training camp issues

    Kevin Seifert

    In 10 days, all four NFC North teams will have stepped onto the practice field for their 2013 training camps. I can't think of a better way to wade through these final days than by identifying 10 key issues we will no doubt be focusing on over the ne...

    Blog | July 16, 2013
  9. BBAO: Projecting Lions' Darius Slay

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Could cornerback Darius Slay have a bigger rookie impact for the Detroit Lions than defensive end Ziggy Ansah? That's the projection from NFL.com analyst Daniel Jeremiah, who thinks Slay will be a factor from the fir...

    Blog | June 26, 2013
  10. BBAO: Ziggy Ansah managing expectations

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Good morning. After a wicked overnight storm here in the Upper Midwest, let us go straight to the handful of NFC North headlines available to us on the third Friday of June. Detroit Lions rookie defensive end Zig...

    Blog | June 21, 2013
  11. BBAO: Mike Tice hopes to coach in '14

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Former Chicago Bears offensive coordinator Mike Tice has resurfaced publicly for the first time since the team overhauled its coaching staff, agreeing to interviews with both the Chicago Tribune and St. Paul Pioneer ...

    Blog | June 18, 2013
  12. ChatWrap: Dueling defensive lines

    Kevin Seifert

    Tuesday's SportsNation chat included a completely random discussion about the state of defensive lines in the NFC North. The relevant exchanges: Rich (Philly) Jared, Kevin and Brian are all playing for contracts this year while Sharif is playin...

    Blog | May 29, 2013
  13. Lions sign draft class -- all of 'em

    Kevin Seifert

    As we've noted many times over the past two years, signing draft picks isn't the adventure that it used to be. The NFL's collective bargaining agreement, ratified for the 2011 season, created a streamlined negotiating process and provided far less wi...

    Blog | May 10, 2013
  14. BBAO: Chris Kluwe's last day with Vikings?

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Conventional wisdom suggests Monday could be the day the Minnesota Vikings part ways with punter Chris Kluwe. As we've discussed, the Vikings made UCLA punter Jeff Locke their fifth-round draft pick last month. Te...

    Blog | May 06, 2013
  15. Draft impact: Lions' Ziggy Ansah

    Kevin Seifert

    Another in a periodic series examining the roles of NFC North newcomers: We have all debated the potential for Ziggy Ansah's immediate impact as a Detroit Lions defensive end in 2013. Ansah was a late arrival to football, a late bloomer on the NFL...

    Blog | May 01, 2013
  16. NFL post-draft Power Rankings: NFC North

    Kevin Seifert

    ESPN.com's power ranking committee convened this week because, well, why not? NFL teams have made it to the other side of the bulk of player acquisition season. Let's take a look at how NFC North teams stack up: 5. Green Bay Packers Trending: Up ...

    Blog | April 30, 2013