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  1. Dropping the ball: Where NFC West stands

    Mike Sando

    Randy Moss has fielded passes in games from some strong-armed quarterbacks. One of the few he tried to catch from Colin Kaepernick left the receiver with a dropped pass on his ledger and an injured digit on his hand. 2012 NFC West Drop 'Leade...

    Blog | November 30, 2012
  2. Where Doucet ranks in dropped pass rate

    Mike Sando

    Arizona Cardinals receiver Early Doucet suffered three drops on 93 targets last season, according to ESPN Stats & Information. His drops per target percentage was 3.2, below the 4.4 average for all players. Doucet and teammate Rob Housler each...

    Blog | November 05, 2012
  3. QBR ranks: Wilson, Smith near front of line

    Mike Sando

    The Seattle Seahawks ditched their usual run-first formula on offense against the Detroit Lions in Week 8. Seattle dropped back to pass 35 times and handed off to running backs 17 times. The Seahawks took this approach by design. After all, they w...

    Blog | October 30, 2012
  4. Feeling the rush: Kolb's big offseason

    Mike Sando

    Half of a second can mean everything for a quarterback when an All-Pro defensive lineman is bearing down on him. Kevin Kolb appeared to do little wrong on the play that ended his first season with the Arizona Cardinals. He dropped back to pass on ...

    Blog | June 22, 2012
  5. Where NFC West teams rank: Week 13

    Mike Sando

    Notes on where NFC West teams rank in various statistical categories through Week 13: Arizona Cardinals (won vs. Cowboys): on offense, improved four spots to 20th in yards per pass attempt, rose three spots to 27th in NFL passer rating, dropped f...

    Blog | December 06, 2011
  6. Around the NFC West: Fumbling it away

    Mike Sando

    St. Louis Rams quarterback Sam Bradford dropped back to pass on first down and had no idea the Arizona Cardinals' Sam Acho was about to sack him. Acho had swiftly beaten left tackle Adam Goldberg. Bradford had been holding the ball in both hands, ...

    Blog | December 01, 2011
  7. Where NFC West teams rank: Week 9

    Mike Sando

    A few notes on where NFC West teams rank in various statistical categories through Week 9: Arizona Cardinals (won vs. Rams): dropped five spots in yards per game and four spots in yards per pass attempt; improved seven spots in third-down defense...

    Blog | November 08, 2011
  8. 2011 Cardinals Week 5: Five observations

    Mike Sando

    Five things I noticed when watching the Arizona Cardinals' 34-10 defeat at Minnesota in their most recent game (Week 5): Setting tone early matters. The pass Larry Fitzgerald dropped early in the game recalled the field goal try St. Louis missed ...

    Blog | October 23, 2011
  9. Around the NFC West: Cardinals' problems

    Mike Sando

    The Arizona Cardinals had no chance against the Minnesota Vikings in part because they couldn't count on the players they've paid the most. Receiver Larry Fitzgerald dropped a pass on the first play of the game, his first drop of the season. Quart...

    Blog | October 10, 2011
  10. Dropping the ball: Rams not the only ones

    Mike Sando

    Sam Bradford has completed less than 50 percent of his passes through four games in part because his teammates have suffered from a league-high 12 dropped passes. I've put together an updated chart showing every NFC West drop this season. ESPN Sta...

    Blog | October 07, 2011
  11. Fresh perspective on dropped passes

    Mike Sando

    Every team will suffer from a spell of dropped passes periodically. Some teams have more margin for error than others. The Arizona Cardinals' margin is particularly small because the team makes so few positive plays in the passing game. That st...

    Blog | December 24, 2010
  12. Progress undeniable for 49ers' offense

    Mike Sando

    Posted by ESPN.com's Mike Sando SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- J.T. O'Sullivan dropped back to throw a 20-yard touchdown pass to Isaac Bruce during the San Francisco 49ers' season opener Sunday. So he thought. Joe Staley, making his first regular-season star...

    Blog | September 10, 2008