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  1. 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
  2. Finding next home for 49ers' Alex Smith

    Mike Sando

    In eight seasons with the San Francisco 49ers, Alex Smith has played for three head coaches, seven offensive coordinators and six quarterbacks coaches (seven if you count Pep Hamilton, who helped Jim Hostler coach the position in 2006). These many...

    Blog | February 19, 2013
  3. Groin surgery diminishes Gallery's signing

    Mike Sando

    The Seattle Seahawks had good reasons for signing veteran guard Robert Gallery in free agency. Their new assistant head coach/offensive line, Tom Cable, coached Gallery in Oakland and wanted him to provide stability and mentoring for a young offen...

    Blog | September 19, 2011
  4. Around the NFC West: Backing Tarvaris

    Mike Sando

    Head coach Pete Carroll isn't the only one who thinks Tarvaris Jackson should be the Seattle Seahawks' starting quarterback. Quite a few Seattle players think so, too. How else to explain Jackson emerging as one of four player-elected team captain...

    Blog | September 06, 2011
  5. Robert Gallery big upgrade for Seahawks

    Mike Sando

    Mike Gibson, Ben Hamilton, Chester Pitts and Tyler Polumbus started at left guard for the Seattle Seahawks last season. No wonder the team went after Robert Gallery when the free-agent negotiating period opened Tuesday. GalleryGallery and Seatt...

    Blog | July 27, 2011
  6. 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
  7. Mailbag: Whether pass-rusher would fit

    Mike Sando

    Matt from Phoenix thinks the Cardinals could have a difficult time filling a primary need such as pass-rusher with the fifth overall choice, given that Von Miller might not be available. He wonders how well North Carolina's Robert Quinn would fit ...

    Blog | April 11, 2011
  8. Seahawks: How 2010 draft picks project

    Mike Sando

    The lockout will force NFL teams to rely more heavily on the draft than free agency, for now. They'll need the players they chose in 2010 to step forward as well. That will be more challenging if the lockout prevents second-year pros from particip...

    Blog | April 07, 2011
  9. 2011 NFL draft: Order with comp picks

    Mike Sando

    The NFL released its compensatory draft choices for 2011, allowing us to set the order for selection. I've put together my initial draft-order file, to be updated and supplemented. Download it here. A few quick notes: The league forced Kans...

    Blog | March 25, 2011
  10. NFC West wheeling and dealing, a year later

    Mike Sando

    The Seattle Seahawks acquired their leading sacker for 2010, Chris Clemons, from the Philadelphia Eagles one year ago Tuesday. They acquired their backup quarterback and potential future starter, Charlie Whitehurst, from San Diego one year ago Wed...

    Blog | March 16, 2011
  11. Logan Mankins and the NFC West wish list

    Mike Sando

    Signing Pro Bowl guard Logan Mankins away from New England has gone from unlikely to an even longer shot after the Patriots named Mankins their franchise player. The NFL and NFL Players Association cannot agree upon whether the franchise tag even ...

    Blog | February 14, 2011
  12. Mailbag: Assessing Seahawks' draft needs

    Mike Sando

    Patrick from Munich, Germany writes: Recently I have been confused by the perceived needs many mock drafts list for the Seahawks. I personally would list offensive line, cornerback and quarterback as most pressing concerns. I don't see how running ba...

    Blog | January 30, 2011
  13. Mailbag: Cutler criticism pure hypocrisy?

    Mike Sando

    Tai from Seattle writes: Other than the Bears and Jets, it looks like player health was the big loser during championship weekend. Players claim to care about safety, yet some openly attacked an injured player for not playing hurt, like a bunch of ju...

    Blog | January 25, 2011
  14. Solving the Alex Gibbs retirement riddle

    Mike Sando

    Alex Gibbs was supposed to transform the Seattle Seahawks' offensive line. Instead, the veteran line coach retired abruptly right before the 2010 regular season, leading eventually to Tom Cable's hiring as a replacement. Gibbs was worn out, coa...

    Blog | January 21, 2011
  15. Mailbag: Why the Cardinals are struggling

    Mike Sando

    PHOENIX -- Good morning from Arizona. I'll be heading over to University of Phoenix Stadium to catch the San Francisco 49ers' game against Green Bay on TV before the St. Louis Rams and Arizona Cardinals kick off at 4:15 p.m. ET. Should be a fun...

    Blog | December 05, 2010
  16. Continuity not on the line for NFC West

    Mike Sando

    The last two Super Bowl teams from the NFC West -- the 2005 Seattle Seahawks and the 2008 Arizona Cardinals -- started the same five players in the same five spots every game except one. Seattle rested left tackle Walter Jones in Week 17. No...

    Blog | November 25, 2010