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  1. Not sweating over 49ers' defensive issues

    Mike Sando

    Regular blog commenter 4949Centennial hit the NFC West mailbag after watching the San Francisco 49ers' defense struggle against Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos in the team's third preseason game. "How concerned 49ers fans should be after Den...

    Blog | August 28, 2012
  2. Around the NFC West: Needing three QBs

    Mike Sando

    Four Arizona Cardinals quarterbacks have started 16 games in a season since the team moved from St. Louis for the 1988 season. Jake Plummer did it three times. Kurt Warner (2008), Dave Krieg (1995) and Timm Rosenbach (1900) did it once apiece. ...

    Blog | August 28, 2012
  3. 48 NFC West starters since Manning debut

    Mike Sando

    Cool note from ESPN Stats & Information: First-year San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh is the last quarterback other than Peyton Manning to start a regular-season game for the Indianapolis Colts. That will change when Kerry Collins replace...

    Blog | September 08, 2011
  4. Adventures in drafting NFL quarterbacks

    Mike Sando

    Some narration is in order while looking back at every quarterback current NFC West teams have selected over the past 15 NFL drafts. Back up the Brink's truck. We're all in with these guys ... 1996-2010 NFC West Drafts: Franchise QBs ...

    Blog | April 17, 2011
  5. Instincts correct on second-tier QBs

    Mike Sando

    Facebook friend Barrett was on the right track when he said NFL teams have struggled finding quarterbacks in the second and third rounds. Teams tend to overvalue quarterbacks in the draft, which means the most promising ones rarely escape the firs...

    Blog | April 04, 2011
  6. Around the NFC West: Earl Thomas' start

    Mike Sando

    Dave Boling of the Tacoma News Tribune says there's much to like about Seahawks rookie safety Earl Thomas. Veteran safety Lawyer Milloy: "I'm very happy with his progress, starting with draft day. He's got that frame of mind; he wants to be great. He...

    Blog | December 09, 2010
  7. Bradford, McNabb and the Rams

    Mike Sando

    Evading a question is one thing. Issuing a flat denial is another. So, if the Rams quickly move for Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb when the trading period opens at midnight ET, I'd be a little surprised. McNabb Bradford ...

    Blog | March 04, 2010
  8. Bulger, Kerney, Jones and retirement

    Mike Sando

    Matt Bowen's item on Rams quarterback Marc Bulger got me thinking about the retirement rumors that have come and gone this offseason. Various reports have cast Bulger and Seahawks defensive end Patrick Kerney as potentially leaning toward retireme...

    Blog | March 01, 2010
  9. About selecting QBs in second round

    Mike Sando

    The earlier item showing where teams target positions among the first 32 draft choices raised questions about quarterbacks in particular. Fourteen of the 37 quarterbacks drafted in that range since 1995 went first or third overall. None went in 15...

    Blog | February 22, 2010
  10. Around the NFC West: Doucet's time

    Mike Sando

    Bob McManaman of the Arizona Republic checks in with Cardinals receiver Early Doucet, who has overcome a rough start to his career. Coach Ken Whisenhunt: "One thing we've been consistent with is we've made our players earn their opportunities on the ...

    Blog | January 14, 2010
  11. By the decade: NFC West runners

    Mike Sando

    Shaun Alexander stands above all others as the NFC West's most productive runner during the first decade of the 2000s. Marshall Faulk's career spanned the 1990s and 2000s, affecting his standing. I used Pro Football reference to produce rushing...

    Blog | January 01, 2010
  12. Mailbag: Cardinals and the 'cheap' label

    Mike Sando

    Posted by ESPN.com's Mike Sando Ken from Scottsdale, responding to my note about having received no Cardinals-related mailbag submissions recently, reminds me he did send a Cardinals-related item via e-mail: At some point could you enlighten you...

    Blog | June 10, 2009
  13. Thankfully free from Favre fallout

    Mike Sando

    Posted by ESPN.com's Mike Sando In light of events elsewhere, I thought about posting one-sentence blog entries clarifying the retirement plans for Steve Young, Joe Montana, Dave Krieg, Jim Zorn, Jake Plummer, Neil Lomax, Jim Everett and every ot...

    Blog | May 06, 2009
  14. Mailbag: Arizona fan's excitement palpable

    Mike Sando

    Posted by ESPN.com's Mike Sando Shane from Tempe writes: My first Cardinals game was their last game of their first season in Arizona in 1988, when they lost to a 3-12 Packers team led by Don Majkowski. I was eight years old. The Cardinals starte...

    Blog | January 18, 2009
  15. Around the NFC West: Plummer reflects

    Mike Sando

    Posted by ESPN.com's Mike Sando Dan Bickley of the Arizona Republic checks in with former Cardinals quarterback Jake Plummer, who is spending the weekend at a handball tournament in Seattle. Plummer: "Getting your (backside) kicked all the t...

    Blog | January 17, 2009
  16. QB watch: A telling Cardinals anthology

    Mike Sando

    Posted by ESPN.com's Mike Sando Getty Images Recognize him? Quarterback Tom Tupa started 13 games for the Cardinals, same as Gary Hogeboom and Jeff Blake -- and nearly as many as Matt Leinart. ...

    Blog | January 15, 2009