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  1. NFL - Determining likely contracts for Jay Cutler, Sam Bradford a...

    Mike Sando

    Mike Sando looks at the salary situation for Jay Cutler, Sam Bradford, Colin Kaepernick and Josh Freeman. What can they expect from their next contracts?

    Story | Conversation | August 14, 2013
  2. MNF preview: 49ers catching a QB break?

    Mike Sando

    The San Francisco 49ers won't have to face Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler on "Monday Night Football" in Week 11. They'll draw backup Jason Campbell instead. This would seem to increase the 49ers' chances for victory, but based on what? Cu...

    Blog | November 17, 2012
  3. Little precedent for Seahawks' Wilson

    Mike Sando

    Five rookies are scheduled to start at quarterback in Week 1 this season. The NFL has previously had no more than two rookie starters at QB on opening day since the 1970 merger, ESPN Stats & Information notes. Seattle's Russell Wilson isn't...

    Blog | August 27, 2012
  4. Last QB standing from 2005 NFL draft

    Mike Sando

    One quarterback from the 2005 NFL draft class remains in the playoffs this season. See if you can find him in the chart. A hint: Alex Smith is his name. 2005 NFL Draft: QB Crop Rd. Overall QB Drafted by TD-INT NFL rating Status...

    Blog | January 17, 2012
  5. Bringing pressure? Some QBs simply shrug

    Mike Sando

    The best NFL quarterbacks are good against standard and added pressure alike. Aaron Rodgers comes to mind. The Green Bay Packers' quarterback leads the NFL in Total QBR when opponents send four or fewer pass-rushers, and also when they send five o...

    Blog | November 29, 2011
  6. Kyle Orton? NFC West remembers that guy

    Mike Sando

    Three NFC West teams went into the most recent NFL offseason with unsettled quarterback situations. Among the potential options: acquiring veteran Kyle Orton from the Denver Broncos. It never happened, but Orton's viability is worth revisiting now...

    Blog | November 22, 2011
  7. Final Word: NFC West

    Mike Sando

    Five nuggets of knowledge about Week 3: Larry Fitzgerald road show resumes. The Arizona Cardinals' Pro Bowl receiver caught a combined 23 passes for 251 yards in road games against Seattle over the 2008 and 2009 seasons. His production at the form...

    Blog | September 23, 2011
  8. How to identify NFL's best quarterbacks

    Mike Sando

    The late Don Smith never claimed his passer-rating formula was perfect. Quite the opposite, in fact. "Some people call it a quarterback rating system, but that really is not what it is," Smith told me during a 2002 interview. "It's simply a pas...

    Blog | August 01, 2011
  9. On whether Cardinals have legit plan at QB

    Mike Sando

    Anthony Becht closed out his 10-year NFL career with the St. Louis Rams (2008) and Arizona Cardinals (2009). He knows the NFC West. Count the veteran tight end among former Arizona employees taking shots at the team's approach. The Twitter acco...

    Blog | July 27, 2011
  10. Gamesmanship? Rice, Goldson and Kolb

    Mike Sando

    A few thoughts while wrapping up a frenetic but ultimately unsatisfying first day to the NFL free-agent negotiating period: ESPN's Adam Schefter caught my attention Tuesday night with a tweet regarding Minnesota Vikings receiver Sidney Rice and S...

    Blog | July 27, 2011
  11. Quick strike for Kevin Kolb? Unlikely

    Mike Sando

    The Arizona Cardinals were prepared to "make a move quickly" for Kevin Kolb or another quarterback once the lockout ended. That might not be necessary. "I would be surprised if something happened today," Whisenhunt told reporters Tuesday after ...

    Blog | July 26, 2011
  12. NFC West free-agency breakdown

    Mike Sando

    A look at the free-agent priorities for each NFC West team: Arizona Cardinals 1. Sign or acquire a quarterback: You've heard all the potential names by now. Kevin Kolb, Kyle Orton, Carson Palmer, Marc Bulger and Matt Hasselbeck all could be av...

    Blog | July 25, 2011
  13. Cardinals back-to-work FYI

    Mike Sando

    Readiness factor: It's tough going this deep into an offseason without a starting quarterback. Any veteran the team acquires through trade or free agency will have relatively little time to learn the offense and adjust to his teammates. The Cardinals...

    Blog | July 25, 2011
  14. Which quarterbacks command most respect

    Mike Sando

    Jesse Reynolds, an Arizona Cardinals fan deadlocked in a debate over quarterbacks, turned this way for a resolution. "I have searched everywhere but haven't been able to find the data that supports (or contradicts) my argument that the Cardinals w...

    Blog | July 20, 2011
  15. Around the NFC West: Seeing the world

    Mike Sando

    Bryan Burwell of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch caught up with Rams running back Steven Jackson, no small feat during the offseason. Burwell: "Over the past three years alone, he has been to about a dozen foreign countries, swam with blood-thirsty shark...

    Blog | July 18, 2011
  16. Hasselbeck, Kolb and QB prospects

    Mike Sando

    Highlights and interpretations from Tim Hasselbeck's appearance Tuesday with Brock Huard and Mike Salk on 710ESPN Seattle: This discussion focused on Matt Hasselbeck's future with the Seattle Seahawks or elsewhere, with a long look at Kevin Kolb'...

    Blog | July 12, 2011