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  1. Fitzgerald, Palmer and WR stats by QB

    Mike Sando

    Marshawn Lynch might have a powerful politician on his side, but Larry Fitzgerald remains the NFC West's most polished diplomat. Not even the Arizona Cardinals' great quarterback collapse of 2012 can draw out from Fitzgerald the finger of blame. F...

    Blog | August 08, 2013
  2. Buckle up: Wild ride continues at QB

    Mike Sando

    NFC West teams have drafted five quarterbacks, acquired two by trade, shipped off four others for draft choices and spent roughly $130 million on the position -- all since 2010. It's been a wild ride. In 2012 alone, every team in the division b...

    Blog | April 01, 2013
  3. No QB drama: Cards to name starter early

    Mike Sando

    PHOENIX -- The Arizona Cardinals could usually count on a quarterback competition under former coach Ken Whisenhunt. That sometimes reflected the absence of a franchise quarterback. Whisenhunt also believed in making all players earn their startin...

    Blog | March 19, 2013
  4. On guards: How early to draft best ones

    Mike Sando

    General managers and coaches have been known to send figurative smoke screens from the NFL scouting combine regarding their draft intentions. On the surface, at least, the rest of the NFC West has to hope Arizona general manager Steve Keim is seri...

    Blog | February 24, 2013
  5. Around the NFC West: QB draft lessons

    Mike Sando

    The Arizona Cardinals head to the NFL scouting combine with the seventh overall pick in the 2013 draft and an unsettled situation at quarterback. Around the NFC West: Feb. 19, 2013 Arizona Cardinals Urban: Cards' free agency pl...

    Blog | February 19, 2013
  6. Perspective, expectations for Vernon Davis

    Mike Sando

    Two of the first 10 players selected in the 2006 NFL draft are scheduled to start in the Super Bowl on Feb. 3. Both are starters for the San Francisco 49ers. Both were arguably selected higher than their positions warranted in terms of value. ...

    Blog | January 21, 2013
  7. Whisenhunt's QB mark in Arizona revisited

    Mike Sando

    Sure, there was a spike in injuries, but bad quarterback play and evaluation doomed Ken Whisenhunt's tenure as Arizona Cardinals head coach. There is no way around it. "Every quarterback he acquired and developed seemed to get worse, not better," ...

    Blog | January 18, 2013
  8. Reflections as Cardinals place Kolb on IR

    Mike Sando

    The Arizona Cardinals have placed quarterback Kevin Kolb on injured reserve. Kolb finishes his second season in Arizona with the following stats: 183-of-218 passing (59.6 percent) for 1,169 yards (6.4 per attempt) with eight touchdowns, three inte...

    Blog | December 12, 2012
  9. Enhancing Warner's Hall case the hard way

    Mike Sando

    When Kurt Warner retired following the 2009 NFL season, the Arizona Cardinals released a 20-page PDF file celebrating the quarterback's career. Arizona Cardinals Offensive Rankings Years 2008-09 2010-12 Total yards 9 32 ...

    Blog | December 06, 2012
  10. Video: Thoughts on switch to John Skelton

    Mike Sando

    John Skelton has never started a game for the Arizona Cardinals in Seattle. That will change Sunday. I've offered thoughts on the switch from Ryan Lindley in the video above. The chart below shows passing stats for Arizona quarterbacks at S...

    Blog | December 06, 2012
  11. Around the NFC West: Cards' draft order

    Mike Sando

    The Arizona Cardinals stand ninth in the NFL draft order for 2013 as they ride an eight-game losing streak into Week 14. Around the NFC West: Dec. 3, 2012 Arizona Cardinals Bickley: Defining defeat, Somers: Mind-numbing ...

    Blog | December 03, 2012
  12. Around the NFC West: Cards' QB story

    Mike Sando

    Ryan Lindley replaced John Skelton, who replaced Kevin Kolb, who replaced Derek Anderson, who had once been replaced by Max Hall, who had earned a roster spot at the expense of Matt Leinart. That is the short version of the Arizona Cardinals' Kurt...

    Blog | November 19, 2012
  13. Choosing Skelton deals another hit to Kolb

    Mike Sando

    John Skelton will open the 2012 regular season as the Arizona Cardinals' starting quarterback. All bets are off for 2013, and probably sooner, after neither Skelton nor Kevin Kolb separated himself significantly during their offseason competition....

    Blog | August 31, 2012
  14. John Skelton as the Cardinals' favorite

    Mike Sando

    Adam Schefter's tweet about John Skelton emerging as the favorite to start in Arizona lines up with the evidence collected to this point. Skelton has not done much to win the job, but his primary competitor, Kevin Kolb, has done less. And there ha...

    Blog | August 14, 2012
  15. Chat wrap: Assessing the Cardinals

    Mike Sando

    The NFC West chat has finished and you're welcome to check out the transcript. Since we're all about extending the play when additional yardage is available, I've singled out a question that went uncovered. We'll consider it here. One of our re...

    Blog | August 02, 2012
  16. Around the NFC West: Let QB talk resume

    Mike Sando

    Quarterback speculation figures to dominate the conversation as the Arizona Cardinals and Seattle Seahawks open training camps. Arizona opened first with a practice Wednesday. Coach Ken Whisenhunt already had some speculation to shoot down when...

    Blog | July 26, 2012