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  1. NFC West revelations from bounty files

    Mike Sando

    Some aspire to have their work published in the most exalted academic journals. Others are more likely to find themselves wallowing in profanity-laced bounty files. Let the wallowing begin. Alas, the NFC West blog makes an unexpected appearanc...

    Blog | June 18, 2012
  2. Around the NFC West: Three-man QB race

    Mike Sando

    Russell Wilson served notice over the weekend that he'll factor into the Seattle Seahawks' quarterback competition right away. That was easily the No. 1 development from NFC West rookie camps. "He showed us enough," coach Pete Carroll told repo...

    Blog | May 14, 2012
  3. Adventures in drafting NFL wide receivers

    Mike Sando

    Larry Fitzgerald's arrival with the Arizona Cardinals via the 2004 NFL draft serves as the starting point for the latest item looking at recent NFC West choices. Fitzgerald already has 613 receptions, far more than any other NFC West receiver over...

    Blog | April 21, 2011
  4. Drafting for skill: Three-year report card

    Mike Sando

    The St. Louis Rams needed more offensive firepower last season, particularly at wide receiver. That was obvious at critical moments. Left unsaid: The Rams have addressed the position. Since 2008, the team has used three draft choices in the fir...

    Blog | March 28, 2011
  5. 10 NFC West thoughts after Super Bowl

    Mike Sando

    Those responsible for making sure fans had Super Bowl seats weren't responsible for maintaining seats on airplanes leaving Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. I'm home, in other words. Ten thoughts relating at least tangentially to the NFC...

    Blog | February 07, 2011
  6. Definitive look at NFC West turnover

    Mike Sando

    Roster turnover is a leading topic for discussion in Seattle following the release of T.J. Houshmandzadeh in particular. I've addressed the subject in depth across the division -- first May 26 and again July 30 -- and it's worth another look now t...

    Blog | September 08, 2010
  7. Around the NFC West: Baddest Cardinal?

    Mike Sando

    Dan Bickley of the Arizona Republic checks in with Tom Pestock, an offensive lineman trying to earn a roster spot with Arizona. Pestock landed on the practice squad and strong safety Adrian Wilson said he wouldn't want to tangle with the little-kn...

    Blog | September 08, 2010
  8. NFC West roided-out rosters: Updated

    Mike Sando

    Matt Hasselbeck called the Seattle Seahawks' flurry of roster moves an avalanche. As in, the avalanche that swept away his good friend and teammate, the recently released Craig Terrill. It's that time of year. NFL teams slash their rosters. Som...

    Blog | September 07, 2010
  9. Post-camp roster analysis: Rams

    Mike Sando

    The St. Louis Rams hold the No. 1 priority for waiver claims and they'll probably put that status to work following the mandatory reduction to 53 players Saturday. With that in mind, let's take a position-by-position look at the Rams' roster headi...

    Blog | September 01, 2010
  10. Summing up Rams' day in one sentence

    Mike Sando

    Donnie Avery's season-ending knee injury will prevent him from working with Sam Bradford and the rest of the St. Louis Rams' starters in the final exhibition game this season. That one sentence summed up the major news from Rams camp Friday: Yes, ...

    Blog | August 27, 2010
  11. Sounding off: NFC West on the airwaves

    Mike Sando

    The latest in our periodic spin around the NFC West radio dials: Rams 101ESPN St. Louis: receiver Keenan Burton 101ESPN St. Louis: executive Kevin Demoff 101ESPN St. Louis: receiver Laurent Robinson 101ESPN St. Louis: reporter John Clayt...

    Blog | August 10, 2010
  12. Around the NFC West: Vermeil's hopes

    Mike Sando

    Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch says former Rams coach Dick Vermeil would welcome a chance to work for the team under pending owner Stan Kroenke. Vermeil: "Oh yeah, I'd listen. There's nobody in the United States more prepared to be an owne...

    Blog | August 04, 2010
  13. Around the NFC West: Kroenke's bid

    Mike Sando

    Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch says Rams owner Chip Rosenbloom expects NFL owners to vote on Stan Kroenke's bid during an Aug. 25 meeting. Rosenbloom: "We're optimistic that the transaction will be supported by the owners and the league....

    Blog | August 03, 2010
  14. What PUP designations mean

    Mike Sando

    NFL teams are starting to declare players "physically unable to perform" as they convene for training camps. Wes Welker of the New England Patriots recently became a high-profile addition to a PUP list. We'll see NFC West teams take advantage of P...

    Blog | July 27, 2010
  15. Rams back away from Terrell Owens

    Mike Sando

    The Cincinnati Bengals, apparently suspecting Terrell Owens might be using the St. Louis Rams for leverage, called the free-agent receiver's bluff earlier Monday. Now the Rams have made it clear they won't be used, either. As Jim Thomas of the ...

    Blog | July 26, 2010
  16. On the radar: Surprise injuries

    Mike Sando

    A player, coach or issue that should be on your radar as training camp approaches. A sore hip bothered Kurt Warner at Arizona Cardinals camp last summer. It wasn't a big deal. Two summers ago, the Seattle Seahawks downplayed Matt Hasselbeck's b...

    Blog | June 24, 2010