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  1. Dallas Cowboys won't reach full potential with Tony Romo at quart...

    Mike Sando

    The Dallas Cowboys won't reach their full potential so long as Tony Romo is the starting quarterback -- and the team's culture is to blame. Mike Sando explains, then runs through the rest of his takeaways from Week 1 of the NFL season.

    Story | Conversation | September 08, 2014
  2. Where coaches, execs disagree on QBs

    Mike Sando

    A clash between a coach and a general manager can tear apart a franchise: It happened in San Diego with Marty Schottenheimer and A.J. Smith; in Dallas with Jimmy Johnson and Jerry Jones; and in St. Louis with Mike Martz and Rams executives. Still,...

    Blog | July 02, 2014
  3. Myths vs. reality in Hall of Fame process

    Mike Sando

    "The biggest atrocity of voters ever" is how Mike Golic described the 23-year hang time for Ray Guy's landing as the first punter in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Golic was only getting warmed up. "You all should be ashamed of yourself that y...

    Blog | February 07, 2014
  4. Cowboys need better long-term QB plan

    Mike Sando

    The Dallas Cowboys appeared to have everything on the line in Week 17. Their elimination game against the Philadelphia Eagles was going to further shape quarterback Tony Romo's legacy while providing owner Jerry Jones with another opportunity to eval...

    Blog | December 23, 2013
  5. Packers can win despite potential losses

    Mike Sando

    During a key third-and-6 play at Baltimore in Week 6, Green Bay Packers rookie Eddie Lacy missed his block in blitz pickup. As a result, quarterback Aaron Rodgers had to improvise, and fast. Rodgers escaped a collapsing pocket and ran for 12 yards. I...

    Blog | October 14, 2013
  6. Taking stock of 2013 NFC West picks

    Mike Sando

    Eighty-six of the first 88 players drafted in 2013 remain on 53-man rosters entering Week 1. The two exceptions play for NFC West teams. The Arizona Cardinals' Jonathan Cooper, chosen seventh overall, suffered a season-ending leg injury during pre...

    Blog | September 03, 2013
  7. NFC West rookie review: Snap leaders

    Mike Sando

    A few notes on playing time for 2013 NFC West draft choices after each team played its second game of the exhibition season: Seattle Seahawks: Seventh-round choice Michael Bowie played extensively yet again and remains on course to earn a roster s...

    Blog | August 18, 2013
  8. Rare talent, rare opportunity for Peterson

    Mike Sando

    Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson's attempt to play meaningful snaps at wide receiver invites a look at other defensive backs with value as pass catchers. There have not been many. 2000-2012 Receptions by Listed DBs Playe...

    Blog | August 05, 2013
  9. Teams putting on the pads (all of them)

    Mike Sando

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- The St. Louis Rams are putting on the pads for their Saturday scrimmage in the Edward Jones Dome. This will be the second time during training camp the Rams have worn not only shoulder pads but also the hip, knee, thigh and tai...

    Blog | August 03, 2013
  10. Addressing serious concerns on Rams' line

    Mike Sando

    The St. Louis Rams finished 7-8-1 last season with Robert Turner and Barry Richardson leading their offensive line in most snaps played. They posted that record with Wayne Hunter and Quinn Ojinnaka combining for nine starts (neither player is on a...

    Blog | July 27, 2013
  11. PUP list implications for NFC West players

    Mike Sando

    Two of the NFC West's top receivers, Michael Crabtree and Percy Harvin, headline a list of players declared physically unable to perform (PUP) as training camps gain momentum. PUP designations carry different meanings at different times of the yea...

    Blog | July 26, 2013
  12. Four veterans bordering on indispensable

    Mike Sando

    A recent radio conversation with John Clayton, Brock Huard and Danny O'Neil touched on tight end Zach Miller, a player the Seattle Seahawks would have a rough time replacing. Miller isn't the best or most valuable player on the team. He doesn't p...

    Blog | July 23, 2013
  13. 101ESPN St. Louis audio: Rams' future

    Mike Sando

    The latest turn in the St. Louis Rams' push for an improved stadium situation shortened the existing Edward Jones Dome lease by a decade to 2015. The team is now freer to leave town following the 2014 season, a subject brought to the table Tuesday du...

    Blog | July 10, 2013
  14. Snap judgments: Seahawks' mindset

    Mike Sando

    2012 Seahawks Gone from Roster Player Pos. GS Snaps Alan Branch DT 16 543 Leroy Hill LB 12 484 Anthony McCoy TE 5 442 Marcus Trufant CB 2 336 Jason Jones DL 0 306 Braylon ...

    Blog | June 18, 2013
  15. Deacon Jones changed game, set standard

    Mike Sando

    Quarterback Johnny Unitas and receiver Raymond Berry had been tormenting NFL Western Conference defenses with the deep ball when along came David "Deacon" Jones and a new wave of defensive linemen to spoil the fun. "The main pattern we were using ...

    Blog | June 04, 2013
  16. Around the NFC West: QBs a little safer

    Mike Sando

    Good morning, NFC West. We are going to remember and appreciate former Los Angeles Rams defensive end David "Deacon" Jones' career on this day following his passing at age 74. Around the NFC West: June 4, 2013 Arizona Cardinals ...

    Blog | June 04, 2013