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  1. Final 2013 preseason QB snap counts

    Mike Sando

    Six projected starting quarterbacks played in their teams' final exhibition games of the 2013 preseason. The Seattle Seahawks' Russell Wilson and the San Francisco 49ers' Colin Kaepernick were two of them, and both led touchdown drives before exiting...

    Blog | August 30, 2013
  2. Updated: 2013 preseason QB snap counts

    Mike Sando

    NFL teams have played their most important snaps of the 2013 exhibition season now that every team has played at least three games. This becomes a good time to check out how many snaps each projected starting quarterback has played. The players li...

    Blog | August 26, 2013
  3. All-time greatness for Colin Kaepernick?

    Mike Sando

    ESPN's Ron Jaworski ranked San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick No. 11 when ranking the 32 projected NFL starting quarterbacks for 2013. Jaworski now says he thinks Kaepernick can become an all-time great. Jaworski, speaking in the vid...

    Blog | August 22, 2013
  4. Projecting top 10 quarterbacks for 2016

    Mike Sando

    ESPN's Trey Wingo, Mark Schlereth and Brian Dawkins recently offered thoughts on which current NFL quarterbacks will be setting the standard in 2016. Cue the video atop this item for their thoughts. I put together my own list as part of our Fu...

    Blog | June 23, 2013
  5. A run through Joe Montana's top five QBs

    Mike Sando

    Joe Montana recently listed Drew Brees, Peyton Manning, Aaron Rodgers, Tom Brady and Eli Manning as his five top active NFL quarterbacks, in no particular order. No surprises there, although Eli Manning might not automatically qualify with the oth...

    Blog | June 10, 2013
  6. Great coaches without great quarterbacks?

    Mike Sando

    Jim from Albany, Ore., had no beefs with the "Greatest Coaches" ballot I submitted for the ESPN project. He did question the project itself, however. "It seems to me that a coach becomes 'great' only after he has a 'great' quarterback," Jim wrote ...

    Blog | June 02, 2013
  7. Mailbag: Sam Bradford and Eli Manning

    Mike Sando

    Via the NFC West mailbag, Ryan from Montreal sees parallels between Eli Manning and Sam Bradford through their first three seasons. Both quarterbacks were drafted No. 1 overall in their classes. Both endured criticism during some rocky stretches. ...

    Blog | May 16, 2013
  8. Going the distance with Palmer, other QBs

    Mike Sando

    Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians envisions new quarterback Carson Palmer using a strong arm to strike well down the field in 2013. "Having seen him throw it downfield so many times over the years, as good as it gets," Arians told reporters dur...

    Blog | April 03, 2013
  9. Key points as Arizona lands Carson Palmer

    Mike Sando

    What comes to mind after the Oakland Raiders and Arizona Cardinals agreed on a trade sending Carson Palmer to Arizona: The price: The Cardinals are sending a 2013 sixth-round pick (176th overall) and a 2014 seventh-rounder (conditional on Palmer ...

    Blog | April 02, 2013
  10. On that critical interference call vs. Culliver

    Mike Sando

    NEW ORLEANS -- The clock is ticking on visitors' Super Bowl stays in Louisiana, but those waiting in the airport security line wouldn't hear it over the music playing from a live band. That's right, there's a live band playing in the New Orleans a...

    Blog | February 04, 2013
  11. On Wilson's No. 3 finish in rookie voting

    Mike Sando

    NEW ORLEANS -- The Seattle Seahawks would have been thrilled before the 2012 season if someone had told them quarterback Russell Wilson would finish third in offensive rookie of the year balloting. They had reason to expect better after Wilson arg...

    Blog | February 02, 2013
  12. One area for concern for 49ers' defense

    Mike Sando

    2012 49ers vs. Passes 16+ Yds. Past LOS Weeks 1-17 18-19 Comp. 33 10 Att. 91 15 Pct. 36.3 66.7 Yards 952 264 YPA 10.5 17.6 TD 2 3 INT 6 1 NFL rating 55.7 121....

    Blog | January 24, 2013
  13. Russell Wilson and Pro Bowl worthiness

    Mike Sando

    Aaron Rodgers, Matt Ryan and Robert Griffin III were named to the Pro Bowl as NFC quarterbacks this season. All three withdrew from the game, citing injuries. That left alternates Drew Brees, Eli Manning and Russell Wilson to replace them. Were...

    Blog | January 22, 2013
  14. Russell Wilson's potential path to Pro Bowl

    Mike Sando

    Aaron Rodgers' withdrawal from the Pro Bowl moves Seattle Seahwaks rookie Russell Wilson one step closer to playing in the game. Wilson was the third alternate for the annual all-star game. Rodgers, Robert Griffin III and Matt Ryan were the thr...

    Blog | January 15, 2013
  15. Mike Sando's MVP Watch

    Mike Sando

    Five of our eight NFL divisional bloggers think Peyton Manning stands as the favorite for league MVP through Week 14. Two of the bloggers favoring Tom Brady have something in common: Both were at Gillette Stadium for Brady's four-touchdown perform...

    Blog | December 12, 2012
  16. Early signs point to Alex Smith starting

    Mike Sando

    Starting 16 consecutive games in one season can be tough enough for NFL quarterbacks. Stacking multiple 16-start seasons atop one another requires durability and, of course, the ability to hold the job on merit. Alex Smith Starts by Season ...

    Blog | November 14, 2012