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  1. Not to fuel a running back debate, but ...

    Mike Sando

    Steven Jackson's streak of seven consecutive 1,000-yard rushing seasons could be in jeopardy for reasons beneficial to the St. Louis Rams. One reason, actually. Daryl Richardson, the Rams' rookie seventh-round draft choice, has given the offens...

    Blog | October 19, 2012
  2. HOF12: The experience of a lifetime

    Mike Sando

    CANTON, Ohio -- Sights and sounds from a magical first 30 hours in Canton for festivities relating to the upcoming 2012 Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony: Batting 1.000 Cortez Kennedy was the person I hoped to see first Thursday...

    Blog | August 04, 2012
  3. Marshall Faulk, Jeff Garcia and the USFL

    Mike Sando

    The USFL's planned return as a spring league in 2013 hasn't gotten much attention. An admission: I didn't know anything about it until the league distributed a release Monday naming NFC West alums Marshall Faulk and Jeff Garcia as members of its a...

    Blog | July 30, 2012
  4. More reasons to admire Jackson's resolve

    Mike Sando

    Hall of Famer Barry Sanders will forever be known as an all-time great running back driven into premature retirement by his team's losing culture. Sanders should get no sympathy from Steven Jackson. Weighted Winning Percentages Rank R...

    Blog | June 19, 2012
  5. Around the NFC West: Player safety on tee

    Mike Sando

    Good morning. Welcome back from the weekend. We had some fun with an Arizona Cardinals back-and-forth Saturday, but for the most part, the NFC West rested. We can thank/blame the collective bargaining agreement for that. Players won weekends off t...

    Blog | June 11, 2012
  6. Around the NFC West: On Steven Jackson

    Mike Sando

    Life for Steven Jackson would change significantly if the St. Louis Rams used a first-round draft choice for Trent Richardson or any running back. That appears unlikely to happen. In the meantime, recent chatter about Jackson's contract status ...

    Blog | April 25, 2012
  7. Around the NFC West: Jackson's successor

    Mike Sando

    Marshall Faulk was 31 years old and had 3,249 career touches when the St. Louis Rams used a first-round draft choice for his eventual replacement, Steven Jackson. That was in 2004. Jackson is now 28 years old. He has 2,507 career touches. His p...

    Blog | March 09, 2012
  8. First rounds first: Cruising toward Canton

    Mike Sando

    Andy from Des Moines, Iowa asks whether Pro Football Hall of Famers were disproportionately early draft choices. 2012 Hall Of Fame Class HOFer Rd. Overall Cortez Kennedy 1 3 Chris Doleman 1 4 Willie Roaf ...

    Blog | February 09, 2012
  9. Around the NFC West: Backing Alex Smith

    Mike Sando

    The San Francisco 49ers embraced Alex Smith as their starting quarterback one year ago, when most viewed Smith as a first-round draft bust. Embracing him has only become easier after the team went 13-3 and reached the NFC Championship Game with Sm...

    Blog | February 09, 2012
  10. Around the NFC West: Faulk doubts Fisher

    Mike Sando

    INDIANAPOLIS -- St. Louis Rams Hall of Famer Marshall Faulk has been on a roll this week, questioning the team's choice of offensive coordinator. Faulk even wondered aloud whether Jeff Fisher would last long enough to fulfill his contract. Bern...

    Blog | February 02, 2012
  11. 101ESPN St. Louis audio: Miklasz Show

    Mike Sando

    INDIANAPOLIS - Marshall Faulk's pointed opinions on the St. Louis Rams led off my 20-minute conversation with Bernie Miklasz from Super Bowl's Radio Row. We closed with thoughts on the criticisms that will inevitably follow Hall of Fame voting Saturd...

    Blog | February 01, 2012
  12. Faulk skeptical of Brian Schottenheimer

    Mike Sando

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Count Hall of Famer Marshall Faulk among those skeptical of the St. Louis Rams' switch to Brian Schottenheimer as offensive coordinator. What will the switch mean for the Rams and quarterback Sam Bradford in particular? About four ...

    Blog | January 31, 2012
  13. ManningWatch: Marshall Faulk weighs in

    Mike Sando

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Retired St. Louis Rams great Marshall Faulk played with Peyton Manning and for Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay. Faulk, speaking at Super Bowl media day, said he thought the back-and-forth between Manning and Irsay stemmed from t...

    Blog | January 31, 2012
  14. Chargers' moves should help the Rams

    Mike Sando

    Coach Norv Turner and general manager A.J. Smith are returning to the San Diego Chargers in 2012. That is good for the St. Louis Rams as they pursue a head coach and GM. San Diego, with a franchise quarterback in place and geography on its side...

    Blog | January 03, 2012
  15. Around the NFC West: On that chop block

    Mike Sando

    Coach Jim Harbaugh took the high road when reporters asked about the penalty that wiped out a 75-yard touchdown reception for his San Francisco 49ers. The call was unlucky but also correct, Harbaugh said, following the 49ers' 16-6 defeat at Baltim...

    Blog | November 25, 2011
  16. Just what Rams need, legends ripping them

    Mike Sando

    The St. Louis Rams are 0-6. Their franchise quarterback is hurt. Their secondary is in shambles. They're bracing for a New Orleans Saints team coming off a 62-7 victory. What they need more than anything at this moment is Rams Hall of Famer Jack Y...

    Blog | October 26, 2011