CONTENT TYPES

FILTER BY DATE

    • From
    • To

SEARCH TOOLS

419 results for "first round"

Page of 26
  1. How good do rookie QBs need to be?

    Mike Sando

    Newly selected first-round draft choices Blake Bortles, Johnny Manziel and Teddy Bridgewater have been mentioned as candidates to sit and watch at the start of the 2014 season, and their new teams have made the usual comments about not wanting to rus...

    Blog | May 13, 2014
  2. Importance of AFC No. 3 seed

    Mike Sando

    The top two seeds from each NFL conference will be the only ones receiving first-round playoff byes, but the third seed from the AFC might be in line for the next best thing -- a date with one of the worst sixth seeds in memory. Such is the sorry sta...

    Blog | November 23, 2013
  3. Modern RB value and cost of instability

    Mike Sando

    There can be no complaining this year about NFL teams failing to make meaningful trades -- not after the Cleveland Browns shipped Trent Richardson to the Indianapolis Colts for a 2014 first-round pick. Jim Irsay, the Colts' outspoken owner, took h...

    Blog | September 19, 2013
  4. Jonathan Cooper of Arizona Cardinals out for season

    Mike Sando

    The Arizona Cardinals placed rookie first-round draft choice Jonathan Cooper on the season-ending injured reserve list Friday after determining his broken leg would need a full season to heal properly.

    Story | Conversation | August 30, 2013
  5. Cardinals' Jonathan Cooper has company

    Mike Sando

    The Arizona Cardinals hope rookie first-round draft choice Jonathan Cooper can recover from a broken leg in time to play the final six or so games in 2013. The injury was a tough one for the Cardinals. They are rebuilding their long-neglected offe...

    Blog | August 27, 2013
  6. Fright night for Jonathan Cooper, Cardinals

    Mike Sando

    Rookie guard Jonathan Cooper's athleticism was on display Saturday night when the first-round draft choice pulled around the Arizona Cardinals' formation to deliver a block downfield with about 10 minutes remaining in the third quarter of an exhibiti...

    Blog | August 25, 2013
  7. Around the NFC West: Successful start

    Mike Sando

    Good morning, NFC West. The first round of exhibition games for 2013 were a success around here for two reasons. One, teams from the division avoided season-altering injuries. Two, three-fourths of the division remained a safe distance from Bernie Ko...

    Blog | August 12, 2013
  8. Cards rookie review: Snap count leaders

    Mike Sando

    A quick look at the Arizona Cardinals' 2013 draft class following the team's exhibition opener against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field: LG Jonathan Cooper, first round, No. 7 overall. Cooper played 17 snaps at left guard with the starting ...

    Blog | August 10, 2013
  9. 49ers rookie review: Snap count leaders

    Mike Sando

    A quick look at the San Francisco 49ers' 2013 draft class following the team's exhibition opener against the Denver Broncos at Candlestick Park: FS Eric Reid, first round, No. 18 overall. Reid served as the No. 2 free safety behind starter Craig D...

    Blog | August 09, 2013
  10. Three things revisited: Broncos-49ers

    Mike Sando

    Looking back on three things discussed here before the San Francisco 49ers' 2013 exhibition opener, a 10-6 defeat to the Denver Broncos at Candlestick Park: 1. Young receivers. The 49ers would like 2012 first-round pick A.J. Jenkins to seize the ...

    Blog | August 09, 2013
  11. Around the NFC West: First-round review

    Mike Sando

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Two of the five players NFC West teams acquired with 2013 first-round draft picks have yet to practice during training camps. Around the NFC West: July 29, 2013 Arizona Cardinals Somers: Cooper, RB hurt, Fitz...

    Blog | July 29, 2013
  12. Jonathan Cooper's deal perks up Arians

    Mike Sando

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians was standing at a podium lamenting rookie guard Jonathan Cooper's absence from training camp when the unsigned first-round draft choice was closing a deal with the team. Before long, a team e...

    Blog | July 28, 2013
  13. Tavon Austin's open-field juke, other notes

    Mike Sando

    EARTH CITY, Mo. -- Rookie receiver Tavon Austin returned a punt toward the right sideline Tuesday and broke into the clear, leaving punter Johnny Hekker as the last line of defense. Austin, the St. Louis Rams' quick and elusive first-round draft c...

    Blog | June 11, 2013
  14. Carimi, Carpenter and 2011 contemporaries

    Mike Sando

    The trade sending Gabe Carimi from the Chicago Bears to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers shines light on the 2011 draft for offensive linemen. 2011 First-Round Offensive Linemen Pk. OL Tm. Starts 17 Nate Solder NE 32 15 ...

    Blog | June 10, 2013
  15. 2013 NFC West offseason glance: Rams

    Mike Sando

    A look at the St. Louis Rams' offseason to this point ... What went right: The team was able to sign left tackle Jake Long without much apparent competition from other teams, keeping the price more reasonable. ... The first round of the draft went...

    Blog | May 14, 2013
  16. The most important move in NFC West

    Mike Sando

    The St. Louis Rams signed Jake Long and had two first-round NFL draft choices this year. The Seattle Seahawks added Percy Harvin, Cliff Avril and Michael Bennett. The San Francisco 49ers added Anquan Boldin and three of the first 55 players selected ...

    Blog | May 02, 2013