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Monday, September 19, 2011
BBAO: A pair of 2-0 teams

By Kevin Seifert

We're Black and Blue All Over:

There are three undefeated teams in the NFC as of Monday morning.

Two of them reside in the NFC North.

Yessir. The Green Bay Packers and Detroit Lions join the Washington Redskins as the only 2-0 teams in the conference. (Sorry. I'm tabling any and all "if the playoffs started today" projections.) We've had a fun start to the 2011 season, and judging from the excitement on the blog late Sunday night, I'm going to have my hands full keeping all of you happy.

I should probably provide a quick reminder on how we operate most Sundays. I cover one game per day, at least until cloning  and occasionally tack a prime-time game on top of that schedule when travel permits. My thought has always been to focus on the game I'm covering, hoping that in-person access to the game and locker room will give me the best chance for a unique take on the day.

We always account for every NFC North game via a wrap-up post. I know I don't always get to them as quickly as you would like, but the priority is on the column from the game I cover. If nothing else, I hope to disperse your disappointment equally among the four NFC North teams this season.

OK then. Let's take a quick spin through local Week 2 coverage: