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ESPN national NFL writer. Slow and steady wins the race.

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The dark, divisive and anti-Semitic trash that DeSean Jackson amplified this week was a big warning sign as more at… https://t.co/UZGW7UKW7B
7/11
2020
It’s crunch time for negotiations between NFL and players as the opening of training camps approach. https://t.co/uQzu9werG9DeSean Jackson penalized for conduct detrimental to the team. https://t.co/6M5KlVzqgK
Retweeted by Kevin SeifertAs we head into the weekend, here is everything we know and don’t know about the @NFL’s plan to return to the field… https://t.co/86xtEJ2I6JThis explanation, RT’d by Jenkins himself, makes more sense. https://t.co/pKOCD5M0c8"Risking my health as well as my family's health does not seem like a risk worth taking.” @Buccaneers LT Donovan Sm… https://t.co/hhNlIMgl8gI hope that Dak Prescott doesn’t do a deal, and states publicly it’s because of Jerry’s silence on racial issues, s… https://t.co/Rrqb0sAz5K
Retweeted by Kevin SeifertI am sending this to all of my wannabe-outdoor friends who think they’re gonna take an RV trip this summer. https://t.co/zojGOZ3KdG
7/10
2020
@jzulgad @chipscoggins “Wise Guys” was the best original name of a blog/podcast. @NFLPA Here’s our news story: https://t.co/b2XklYrR0ZBut 1) @NFLPA agreed to this as well. And 2) Entire approach is to minimize risk wherever possible. It's very diffi… https://t.co/gKCIEtiMZoWill tweet out our story on the @NFL’s gamely protocols when it is live, but for now: I know the elimination of jer… https://t.co/6dhRxQPxqTwow the Dallas School Superintendent just told @GarrettHaake he's pretty sure there will be no Texas high school football this year
Retweeted by Kevin SeifertKeep bringing it, 2020.... https://t.co/kclQo51kPN
7/9
2020
@kwatt Ha! So I guess there was no “Ring 2” for you??
7/8
2020
ICYMI: I broke down the numbers behind the Patrick Mahomes deal and what it means https://t.co/Whe0n9BSSy
Retweeted by Kevin Seifert @NFL @NFLPA Both sides wanted an extended period to acclimatize to football activities. @NFL wanted to start camp e… https://t.co/EqS1jd90yQ“[T]he NFL is unwilling to prioritize player safety and believes that the virus will bend to football." Here’s our… https://t.co/oIPdl4NnPYThe NFLs unwillingness to follow the recommendations of its own experts will put this season and the safety of all… https://t.co/DlKmgyPPLN
Retweeted by Kevin Seifert.@Eagles WR DeSean Jackson posts a quote that says white Jews will “blackmail” and “extort” America. Then says, “I… https://t.co/MSJSKzgsGk
7/7
2020
One can only imagine the cash involved for a 24-year-old MVP/Super Bowl champion to lock himself down for 10 years. https://t.co/eLk2TRwvQFNotable from Nationals GM: "Major League Baseball needs to work quickly to resolve issues with their [testing] proc… https://t.co/X9TAkWyRegPost-holiday check-in: The former director of @CDCgov paints a bleak picture here about the surge of COVID-19 cases… https://t.co/1zGT6NcvM6
7/6
2020
To be clear: “There is availability for testing, there’s just limitations in terms of how many people can be tested at one time.”Another issue to watch as sports attempt to return. ⁦@NFL⁩ among the leagues that have pledged not to put a drain o… https://t.co/EFCoQH6BsBKey takeaways: 🏈First preseason games won't be played until Aug. 20-24. 🏈 The second week of preseason games is… https://t.co/QDx6Y8hXlo
Retweeted by Kevin SeifertHere is our news story on the @NFL reducing its preseason to 2 games. https://t.co/K5Obdthpsg.@ProFootballTalk first reported the news.Games are scheduled to be played in Weeks 2 and 3 of the original preseason schedule. Could mean we’ve seen the las… https://t.co/Oe0h358iimIndeed, the @NFL has shortened its preseason to two games. Primary driver was the understanding that players will n… https://t.co/5h7o4woL4c
7/1
2020
Indeed. Epidemiologist I spoke with last week suggested @NFL teams use “local bubbles” during season. Might seem dr… https://t.co/M6EuxAoMa7It’s NOT @SeifertESPN ? No waaaay!!!!!! https://t.co/fJ51IhhGkU
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6/27
2020
@JenLada It has been amazing content.Through near-homelessness and trust issues with dad, Jordyn Brooks attacked a football dream, form-tackling pillows… https://t.co/MKesE1Q16q
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6/26
2020
Lions players also working out on their own. Again, no violation of NFL policy. They are on their own time, away fr… https://t.co/EivnJRhId7 @NFL @TomBrady To be clear, neither Brady nor any of his teammates are in violation of NFL rules. They’re working o… https://t.co/PhrayTjR4c @NFL Dr. Allen Sills, the league’s chief medical officer, had this to say when asked about the player workouts that… https://t.co/yIE6NyEYK7.@NFL has advised teams to expect training camp to start on time. (July 28) What happens after that, however, remai… https://t.co/GO26cC0lb0How about a belly flop onto the tarp?? @TheRealCarlG @RobDemovsky https://t.co/AKjQVA1mZfNFL officials on today's conference call were asked a couple of times about Tom Brady's ridiculous flaunting of NFL… https://t.co/fpqn0CAefn
Retweeted by Kevin SeifertNFL is tracking positive coronavirus tests around the league, Dr. Sills said. He declined to reveal how many infect… https://t.co/yxakSpafZrNFL owners voted today to tarp off seats in stadiums near the field to keep distancing between players and people o… https://t.co/ThKHu3qt8R @TroyVincentSr @NFL NFL planning camps to open July 28, for most teams, on time, league EVP Jeff Pash says..@TroyVincentSr says on today's conference call that @NFL teams will receive what he called “anti-racism” training… https://t.co/GBBEYHVjnPSills also said that testing alone will not suffice to ensure a season. Social distancing will remain a central focus of league protocol.Dr. Allen Sills, NFL's chief medical officer, said "very active discussions" are ongoing with NFLPA about testing,… https://t.co/EIKqoXYDnPOn a conference call, Roger Goodell says owners had a "lengthy" conversation today about the opening training camp… https://t.co/GebnsWxnC0Yesterday's story included a section on the need to establish the limits of acceptable risk as @NFL tries to return… https://t.co/Z3yARBxhoxIf the return of football is what motivates people to wear masks and otherwise do their part to slow virus spread,… https://t.co/4Nxrwel3jx.@MalcolmJenkins spoke on @CNN this morning about this risks involved. Short of the kind of "local bubble" discusse… https://t.co/EGbwFVoQcIMeanwhile, the @NFL has started what might be a larger process of shortening the 2020 preseason. Per @AdamSchefter,… https://t.co/9yDdCWc9jlFrom yesterday: With the help of an epidemiologist and ethicist, I looked at the bigger picture of the @NFL’s retur… https://t.co/4gEhVZpC0U
6/25
2020
I've said this many times in the past. I can't think of a current player who spawns more disagreement between stats… https://t.co/OrSZjW9YSV
Retweeted by Kevin SeifertPublic discussion about the return of the @NFL has focused mostly on process. I explored the larger guardrails of g… https://t.co/U9wbWChNkoThis is great, @rustindodd. I have been advocating for "Jock Jams" to be the default soundtrack of all fan-less spo… https://t.co/Bka1taf0hMSteelers' Ben Roethlisberger says faith has helped him deal with off-field addiction issues, via ⁦@bepryor⁩: https://t.co/LnWz58itRN
6/24
2020
who else is furiously googling NASCAR RULES right now
Retweeted by Kevin SeifertSources tell @JeffPassan and I players have voted against the league's latest proposal to play 60 games. The vote was 33-5 against.
Retweeted by Kevin SeifertThe assumption has been that most @NFL players will accept the enhanced risks of playing amid the pandemic. But man… https://t.co/VMd3T1zC9QVERY limited access to racetrack infields right now. ID'ing this human garbage won't be difficult. https://t.co/Rbcv66ngSg
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6/22
2020
🤔 https://t.co/PRacQRwLfNA Father’s Day gift: During the state-ordered shutdown, John Harbaugh was a stay-at-home dad who served as an impro… https://t.co/XBnaMEKR1S
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6/21
2020
The Tampa Bay Lightning have temporarily closed their training facilities after several players and staffers test p… https://t.co/N86MVSjebI
Retweeted by Kevin SeifertFelt weird to address a typical, everyday @NFL story. Our @ESPNNFL insiders on Jamal Adams requesting a trade: (E+): https://t.co/04lf7odShI"Our decision to memorialize Calvin Griffith with a statue reflects an ignorance on our part of systemic racism pre… https://t.co/FUoPx77n0wCam Heyward was incredibly candid tonight about police, police brutality and racial injustice. He offered up sugges… https://t.co/6PD7IvVObj
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6/19
2020
Response to Fauci comments, first from @NFL and now @NFLPA, have emphasized a testing and isolation plan that is ex… https://t.co/PffRTLnqLAStatement from NFL Chief Medical Officer Allen Sills in response to Dr. Fauci “bubble” comment this morning. https://t.co/hNKdC8qNdC
Retweeted by Kevin SeifertI can't comment on what the NFL is or is not considering. A single bubble for the whole NFL seems difficult at this… https://t.co/ZdthBdmqh6
Retweeted by Kevin Seifert @JasonLaCanfora @NFL A bubble would seem unrealisticOTOH, I invite you to consider this take from @stephenasmith: "They're going to have their season. They're going to… https://t.co/bFfvaZ4qvHThere has been zero public indication that the @NFL is considering a “bubble” format for the 2020 season, which Dr.… https://t.co/cKkG63qNEoAs part of @ESPNNFL’s look back at the 2010’s, we updated my list of 12 ways the @NFL evolved over the decade, on a… https://t.co/zPj8beF8Rk
6/18
2020
Last June 17 I was given one year to live. I should have lost the ability to walk, talk, eat and breathe. Instead,… https://t.co/xuVZNWUJYc
Retweeted by Kevin SeifertChipped away at this story on the XFL's demise, and possible rebirth, for 2 months. It's now for sale, and there co… https://t.co/UAtE11mQlw
Retweeted by Kevin SeifertI don’t understand why you would even let your child play for Mike Gundy before this t-shirt deal.
Retweeted by Kevin Seifert @rich_moy @minakimes Ha. A nod toward the bad breaks he has had.....
6/17
2020
Another day. Another hostage video. Young, talented players, go play for someone else. https://t.co/W80WNl9dRv
Retweeted by Kevin SeifertFor the afternoon crowd: Thread on today's deep dive into the past, present and potential future of the XFL... 👇 https://t.co/gblNtreHqJ @2020_Hindsight_ @MMFBWriter Venue agreements could speak to 2022 or beyond. @timkelly1980 Thank you Tim. My goodness, the timing there....In Minnesota, we're getting baseball only when vigilante townball teams defy the governor’s orders. (Ask… https://t.co/wmKnn9JJw7 @RickGosselin9 Thank you sir! @nancygay Thanks Nancy! @BenFischerSBJ Thanks Ben.The XFL shut down in April. Did it have to? Today on ESPN Daily, @SeifertESPN takes us inside the final days of th… https://t.co/dWDBN0qe64
Retweeted by Kevin Seifert @BlutmanMark @john_keim Haha. Thanks.Chatted about this and more with @minakimes on the ESPN Daily podcast. Thanks for reading and listening! (8/8) https://t.co/MkvL0ZV5oqFrom a football perspective, QBs P.J. Walker and Jordan Ta'amu signed NFL deals. In 2021, XFL planned to pursue hig… https://t.co/5gmoO554B8"The end was frustrating but mostly because it was like, 'Damn it, this was going to work.'" Staffers understood Mc… https://t.co/MYNKN0ylBSMcMahon spent $200 million for 2 years of product development and a half of one season. He had been prepared to spe… https://t.co/yWGkvADtmNOwner Vince McMahon's WWE ran into a rough patch in January, before the pandemic, and has since instituted cost-cut… https://t.co/LNPVeilhINThe pandemic was the catalyst for the XFL's demise, especially when executives considered the possibility of the NF… https://t.co/Sfeo1eKzyZOverall data -- attendance, television ratings, on-field performance -- was mixed. But the XFL had caught fire in s… https://t.co/iQPnZoPBsOChipped away at this story on the XFL's demise, and possible rebirth, for 2 months. It's now for sale, and there co… https://t.co/UAtE11mQlw @Hubbard_RMN You did nothing wrong. Without public pressure Gundy wouldn’t have flinched. He didn’t even apologize in this video.
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6/16
2020
That is a grave statement…. https://t.co/Fl9Xxu7HqhThe information came from Elliott’s agent (to @nflnetwork) not from coaches. https://t.co/c1Mn0KOWwp https://t.co/XpQyQ2kMxdNFL chief medical officer Allen Sills last month: "Because we think that this disease will remain endemic in societ… https://t.co/Oetbsj0ICJ @ESPNNFL The @NFL’s attitude toward brain injuries is far from perfect. But anyone who experienced what it was like… https://t.co/kj4mzWgZB1
6/15
2020

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