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  1. Rams: 'We do realize we are getting killed'

    Mike Sando

    The St. Louis Rams' strategic thinkers knew they would get crushed in the court of public opinion. They agreed to play three "home" games in London anyway. What does that say about the Rams? I asked a question along those lines Friday. Before g...

    Blog | January 21, 2012
  2. Poll: The toughest venue in the NFC West

    Mike Sando

    Arizona Cardinals receiver Steve Breaston provided the line of the day so far when ESPN's Adam Schefter pointed him toward our rankings for toughest NFL venues. "Where's the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in St. Louis," Breaston tweeted. At ...

    Blog | June 07, 2011
  3. Does ruling improve chance for labor deal?

    Mike Sando

    The federal appeals court ruling favoring NFL owners keeps the lockout in place -- possibly well past the court battle scheduled for June 3. The broader question: Could the shift facilitate a new labor agreement in the interim? These labor skir...

    Blog | May 17, 2011
  4. NFL court victory carries short-term costs

    Mike Sando

    The latest federal appeals court ruling stands as a legal victory for the NFL, albeit one with negative short-term consequences for teams navigating through significant changes this offseason. The ruling removes the possibility of free agency begi...

    Blog | May 16, 2011
  5. NFL's response to courts pivotal Thursday

    Mike Sando

    The latest legal setback for the NFL comes as little surprise. It's the timing of the setback that raises the stakes for the league -- and for NFC West teams in particular. With the draft set to begin Thursday, teams do not yet know to what ext...

    Blog | April 28, 2011
  6. Taking NFL labor discourse to another level

    Mike Sando

    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell's recent column in the Wall Street Journal warned of impending doom if players' attorneys prevail in ongoing court battles. The column invited strong criticism from various quarters, and then there was this: veteran ...

    Blog | April 27, 2011
  7. Reports from NFC West team facilities

    Mike Sando

    A quick look around NFC West team headquarters from reporters monitoring potential fallout from the court ruling striking down the NFL lockout: Arizona Cardinals: At least four players showed up for work, Kent Somers of the Arizona Republic repor...

    Blog | April 26, 2011
  8. NFC West players that should report

    Mike Sando

    The NFL has no plans to open for business immediately following a court ruling against the lockout, but that should not stop players from reporting to work as a matter of strategy. As noted in March, numerous NFC West players stood to collect sign...

    Blog | April 25, 2011
  9. Seeking answers to labor questions

    Mike Sando

    Life in the NFC West and the NFL in general would change dramatically if a judge's decision to end the lockout results in free agency before the draft. The league says it will seek from the courts a stay keeping the lockout in place pending an app...

    Blog | April 25, 2011
  10. Whether lockout would end right away

    Mike Sando

    One question came my way repeatedly after I passed along a link to Lester Munson's primer on the NFL court case Wednesday. If the court sided with players in granting an injunction against the lockout, would the lockout end right away, clearing th...

    Blog | April 05, 2011
  11. Drama engulfs 49ers' coaching search

    Mike Sando

    The San Francisco 49ers must be feeling a little nervous now that the Miami Dolphins' billionaire owner is pursuing the coach they want to hire. Stephen Ross' cross-country trip to court Jim Harbaugh after the Stanford coach spent Wednesday meetin...

    Blog | January 06, 2011
  12. Around the NFC West: Leroy Hill update

    Mike Sando

    Danny O'Neil of the Seattle Times says Seahawks linebacker Leroy Hill struck a deal with prosecutors that could allow him to escape domestic-violence charges. O'Neil: "According Lynn Moberly, the prosecutor in this case, Hill will be on court probati...

    Blog | August 19, 2010
  13. Making sense of latest on Leroy Hill

    Mike Sando

    The latest twist in Leroy Hill's domestic-violence case will not help the Seattle Seahawks' linebacker avoid further discipline from the NFL -- whether or not he has violated a court order. Authorities in Issaquah, Wash., have had trouble tracking...

    Blog | July 30, 2010
  14. Hoop dreams an NFL nightmare

    Mike Sando

    NFC West teams must be hoping the 35 players they drafted last week aren't hooping it up before minicamps. My thoughts Tuesday: "I'm always a little surprised to hear NFL players talk about getting out on the basketball court. The risk for a serious...

    Blog | April 28, 2010
  15. NFC West targets ... Feeley? Carr?

    Mike Sando

    Rest assured, 49ers fans, your team will not sit back helplessly while the division-rival Rams court A.J. Feeley. San Francisco is taking a look at another free-agent backup quarterback, David Carr. Mike Garafolo of the Newark Star-Ledger has the ...

    Blog | March 05, 2010
  16. Tebow takes turn, with Holmgren on deck

    Mike Sando

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Florida quarterback Tim Tebow just finished holding court with a large group of reporters at the NFL combine. Once the session ended, Tebow picked up digital recorders from the podium and handed them to their owners in the media. ...

    Blog | February 26, 2010