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  1. NFL - Anonymous league insiders rank 32 starting quarterbacks int...

    Mike Sando

    Mike Sando has 26 anonymous NFL coaches, GMs and evaluators grade every starting quarterback by tier, producing a 1-32 ranking.

    Story | Conversation | June 30, 2014
  2. Before you bury the Jim Caldwell hire ...

    Mike Sando

    The Detroit Lions offered what many around the NFL thought was one of the two best coaching opportunities this offseason, rivaled only by what Houston could offer. Their next head coach was going to benefit from stable ownership, a relatively new sta...

    Blog | January 15, 2014
  3. Best available head-coaching jobs

    Mike Sando

    With five NFL teams -- the Browns, Lions, Titans, Redskins and Vikings-- looking for head coaches as of Saturday afternoon, it's time to update our rankings showing which destinations candidates should find most appealing. The list will surely gro...

    Blog | December 30, 2013
  4. Best 'breakthrough' coaching candidates

    Mike Sando

    The NFL divides into distinct groups once the regular season runs its course. While 12 teams prepare for the playoffs, others line up candidates to fill newly created head coaching vacancies. The contrast is striking given the narrow line that someti...

    Blog | December 28, 2013
  5. Best head coach fits for Houston Texans

    Mike Sando

    Gary Kubiak is out after nearly eight seasons as the Houston Texans' head coach. You can bet the organization has been doing its homework on potential successors while the season slipped away. Diligent team owners call around the league for sugges...

    Blog | December 06, 2013
  6. NFL's Coach of the Year contenders

    Mike Sando

    Seventeen NFL franchises have changed head coaches since the 2010 season. Those fired coaches were earning millions per year, of course. It was their lower-paid assistants who were most vulnerable to the churn. Some didn't have long-term contracts or...

    Blog | November 30, 2013
  7. Perception versus reality in Tampa Bay

    Mike Sando

    There's blood in the Tampa Bay water five games into the Buccaneers' second season under coach Greg Schiano. Sworn enemies might not have scripted a beginning this sinister. The Josh Freeman debacle was damaging enough on its own to doom a head coach...

    Blog | October 18, 2013
  8. TD receptions haven't quite been 'a given'

    Mike Sando

    Carson Palmer's arrival by trade should help the Arizona Cardinals recover from a three-year struggle at the quarterback position. Bruce Arians' arrival as head coach means additional playing time for tight ends in his fullback-free offense. 2...

    Blog | August 22, 2013
  9. 710ESPN Seattle audio: Carroll, Kaepernick

    Mike Sando

    Pete Carroll still has a pretty good arm. Sometimes the Seattle Seahawks' head coach will find someone to catch his passes during practice. He can throw a regulation NFL ball with decent velocity and with a spiral. As I discovered Tuesday, Carroll ca...

    Blog | August 06, 2013
  10. Head-to-head look at newest West WRs

    Mike Sando

    The perceived NFC West offseason arms race between the San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks should not include the receiver moves each team made Friday. Austin Collie and Early Doucet are not going to decide the NFC West race. They might not e...

    Blog | August 02, 2013
  11. Camp Confidential: Arizona Cardinals

    Mike Sando

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Carson Palmer's relationship with his new head coach, Bruce Arians, is unlike any the Arizona Cardinals quarterback has experienced in 10 NFL seasons or even in college under Pete Carroll at USC -- except for a nine-start period in...

    Blog | August 02, 2013
  12. Players awaiting word on Ahmad Brooks

    Mike Sando

    San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh and general manager Trent Baalke recently declined to say whether the team planned to punish linebacker Ahmad Brooks for allegedly striking teammate Lamar Divens over the head with a bottle last month. Player...

    Blog | July 24, 2013
  13. Hitting key points on Palmer with Arians

    Mike Sando

    Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians knows what the stats say. When he was offensive coordinator for the Indianapolis Colts last season, Arians knows that his quarterback, Andrew Luck, took more hits while throwing than any QB in the NFL. Before...

    Blog | July 24, 2013
  14. Fitz makes Pamplona seem like child's play

    Mike Sando

    Former Seattle Seahawks coach Mike Holmgren was among those shaking his head in disapproval when current left tackle Russell Okung ran with the bulls in Pamplona. "Do it in two years or four years or whenever you finish playing," Holmgren told Spo...

    Blog | July 22, 2013
  15. Coaches, general managers and contracts

    Mike Sando

    Our Future Power Rankings seek to identify which teams are best positioned for success in 2016. That made me wonder which NFC West teams had their head coaches and general managers under contract that far into the future. NFC West Contract Du...

    Blog | June 21, 2013
  16. If Bill Walsh had coached the Seahawks

    Mike Sando

    Dave Boling's profile of former Seattle Seahawks owner John Nordstrom is worth a read for many reasons. One stands out in an NFC West context: confirmation that former Cincinnati Bengals coach Paul Brown made it tough for Bill Walsh to find a head co...

    Blog | June 16, 2013