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  1. Talib to Redskins, more free-agent fits

    Mike Sando

    Note: This article has been updated to reflect Matt Cassel re-signing with the Minnesota Vikings. NFL free agency would be so much more dramatic this offseason if NaVorro Bowman, Kam Chancellor, Geno Atkins, Sean Lee, Clay Matthews and Percy Harvi...

    Blog | March 06, 2014
  2. With Freeman out, is Ponder next?

    Mike Sando

    The Hail Mary might be football's most predictable play and also one of its least likely to succeed, but sometimes, it's all a team has left. Down by four points with four seconds remaining in Week 3, the Minnesota Vikings had no other real option...

    Blog | September 25, 2013
  3. Is Sam Bradford better than average?

    Mike Sando

    Quarterbacks make all the difference in the NFL. The St. Louis Rams knew this when they made Sam Bradford the No. 1 overall draft choice in 2010, a pick that came with a hefty price tag. Maximizing their considerable investment in Bradford was the Ra...

    Blog | September 11, 2013
  4. 2013 Kiper mock 3.0: Cardinals thoughts

    Mike Sando

    Mel Kiper Jr. is back with his third 2013 NFL mock draft for the first round. Our run through projected picks for NFC West teams concludes with a look at the Arizona Cardinals, who hold the seventh overall choice. 7. Arizona Cardinals: Geno Sm...

    Blog | March 13, 2013
  5. Question about Matt Flynn as market moves

    Mike Sando

    Eddie from Lancaster, Calif., read the item discussing NFL contracts and wanted to know the salary-cap implications facing Seattle if the team traded backup quarterback Matt Flynn. Sando: Seattle could realize a $2 million gain against its cap for...

    Blog | March 08, 2013
  6. Eight in the Box: Quarterback situations

    Mike Sando

    Welcome to Eight in the Box, an NFL Nation feature that will appear each Friday during the offseason. This week's topic: How each NFC West team needs to address the quarterback position. Arizona Cardinals: The options are straightforward for the C...

    Blog | March 01, 2013
  7. Inside Slant: Alex Smith vs. Matt Cassel

    Mike Sando

    Alex Smith, Tom Brady and the NFL scouting combine played starring roles in the Inside Slant podcast Wednesday. 2008-2012 Cassel vs. Smith QB Cassel Smith W-L 29-33-0 27-17-1 Comp. 1,181 855 Att. 2,005 ...

    Blog | February 27, 2013
  8. Randy Moss the greatest? Let's discuss

    Mike Sando

    NEW ORLEANS -- One day after San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh took on President Barack Obama, receiver Randy Moss challenged Jerry Rice's status as the NFL's greatest receiver. Wait, weren't the AFC champion Baltimore Ravens supposed to be ...

    Blog | January 29, 2013
  9. What Kaepernick and Wilson are up against

    Mike Sando

    2012 Total QBR Vs. Falcons, Everyone Else Defense ATL Others Gap Matt Cassel 87.0 29.8 +57.2 Cam Newton 86.0 49.1 +36.9 Josh Freeman 77.0 48.7 +28.3 Tony Romo 79.6 61.6 +18.0 M.Staffo...

    Blog | January 11, 2013
  10. Bat-downs revisited: Where Wilson stands

    Mike Sando

    An NFL quarterback standing 3 feet tall surely would be at heightened risk for having passes batted down. Russell Wilson stands much taller than that, ESPN's Trey Wingo notes during a height-related conversation with Tim Hasselbeck and Jerry Rice ...

    Blog | September 19, 2012
  11. The great quarterback class of ... 2012?

    Mike Sando

    The first four NFL quarterbacks drafted in 2012 have already won starting jobs as rookies. Seattle's Russell Wilson, third-round choice from Wisconsin, has a chance to make it five of the top six. He'll get a chance to work with recently cleared r...

    Blog | August 22, 2012
  12. Deuce the vegan and other potential truths

    Mike Sando

    RENTON, Wash. -- Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll was definitely joking when he said Deuce Lutui, the team's new guard, checked in at 208 pounds for the offseason conditioning program. But when Carroll indicated Lutui had indeed dropped conside...

    Blog | May 04, 2012
  13. A nod to Alex Smith, amid some questions

    Mike Sando

    Justin from Davis, Calif., asks whether there's something more to Alex Smith. Specifically, can he become truly elite? "What is the hope of someone transforming into a superstar quarterback after so many non-performing years?" Mike Sando: Before a...

    Blog | April 01, 2012
  14. The Rams' market for second overall pick

    Mike Sando

    The Washington Redskins look like an early favorite to acquire the second overall pick in the 2012 NFL draft from the St. Louis Rams. Jim Thomas' update for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch covers quite a few angles. 2012 NFL Draft Order: Top 15 ...

    Blog | March 05, 2012
  15. 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
  16. When coaches heap praise upon their QBs

    Mike Sando

    Hearing Pete Carroll and Jim Harbaugh gush about their starting quarterbacks can create confusion over their teams' intentions. How serious are Carroll's Seattle Seahawks and Harbaugh's San Francisco 49ers about moving into the future with Tarvari...

    Blog | December 22, 2011