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  1. Alcohol coursing through NFL incidents

    Mike Sando

    Alcohol abuse has been a common denominator for a run of incidents involving NFL personnel. News that Denver Broncos executive Matt Russell registered a .246 percent blood-alcohol reading after ramming into a police cruiser put an ugly exclamation...

    Blog | July 11, 2013
  2. NFL - Andrew Luck, Aaron Rodgers among top 10 QBs for 2016

    Mike Sando

    Mike Sando projects who the top NFL quarterbacks will be in 2016. Aaron Rodgers tops the list.

    Story | Conversation | June 20, 2013
  3. Russell Wilson and Pro Bowl worthiness

    Mike Sando

    Aaron Rodgers, Matt Ryan and Robert Griffin III were named to the Pro Bowl as NFC quarterbacks this season. All three withdrew from the game, citing injuries. That left alternates Drew Brees, Eli Manning and Russell Wilson to replace them. Were...

    Blog | January 22, 2013
  4. 49ers: Ryan next after Wilson, Brady, Brees

    Mike Sando

    The San Francisco 49ers face one of the NFL's top quarterbacks, Matt Ryan, on the road in the NFC Championship Game on Sunday. They know what they are getting into. The 49ers have faced Russell Wilson, Aaron Rodgers, Tom Brady and Drew Brees ov...

    Blog | January 19, 2013
  5. Russell Wilson's potential path to Pro Bowl

    Mike Sando

    Aaron Rodgers' withdrawal from the Pro Bowl moves Seattle Seahwaks rookie Russell Wilson one step closer to playing in the game. Wilson was the third alternate for the annual all-star game. Rodgers, Robert Griffin III and Matt Ryan were the thr...

    Blog | January 15, 2013
  6. Around the NFC West: Year of QB surprise

    Mike Sando

    This will go down as the year of the unconventional quarterback decision in the NFC West. The Seattle Seahawks went with third-round rookie Russell Wilson over free-agent addition Matt Flynn even though Flynn had signed a $19.5 million contract mo...

    Blog | November 30, 2012
  7. QBR ranks: Sticking with Russell Wilson

    Mike Sando

    Russell Wilson will remain the Seattle Seahawks' starting quarterback whether or not backup Matt Flynn has a healthy enough throwing elbow to play. That was the word Monday from Seahawks coach Pete Carroll. Wilson was culpable to varying degree...

    Blog | October 01, 2012
  8. Two concerns for Seahawks show up early

    Mike Sando

    Matt Williamson of Scouts Inc. went into the season with high expectations for the Seattle Seahawks. He did raise one concern. "The two keys to Seattle that people don't talk about enough are Russell Okung and Sidney Rice needing to stay health...

    Blog | September 13, 2012
  9. Making Russell Wilson look like a rookie

    Mike Sando

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The Seattle Seahawks' euphoria over Russell Wilson, so urgent that it required relegating $19.5 million free agent Matt Flynn to the bench in Week 1, didn't reveal itself in the game plan Sunday. That was odd. So was this: Ke...

    Blog | September 09, 2012
  10. Three things: Raiders-Seahawks

    Mike Sando

    Three things to watch for Thursday night in the Seattle Seahawks' final exhibition game, this one at home against Oakland (10 p.m. ET): 1. The feel on Flynn. Russell Wilson is the starting quarterback in Seattle. How will Matt Flynn respond after ...

    Blog | August 30, 2012
  11. Scout's take: QB puts Seahawks on top

    Mike Sando

    Matt Williamson of Scouts Inc. has liked where the Seattle Seahawks stood everywhere except quarterback. Now, Williamson likes the quarterback, too. A lot. "I think Russell Wilson is going to be great," Williamson said Thursday in explaining wh...

    Blog | August 30, 2012
  12. Carroll: Why Russell Wilson has to start

    Mike Sando

    Coach Pete Carroll made the only choice he could realistically make after watching Russell Wilson dominate the Seattle Seahawks' quarterback competition. He named Wilson the team's starter over Matt Flynn, not just for the final preseason game Thu...

    Blog | August 26, 2012
  13. Quick postscript on Tarvaris Jackson

    Mike Sando

    Tarvaris Jackson's pending departure from Seattle comes as no surprise. The veteran quarterback had to known he was on his way out once the Seahawks signed Matt Flynn and used a third-round draft choice for Russell Wilson. Jackson leaves Seattl...

    Blog | August 26, 2012
  14. Around the NFC West: Warner on Kolb

    Mike Sando

    Conventional wisdom suggested Seattle's Matt Flynn and Arizona's Kevin Kolb would emerge as starting quarterbacks this season. Those were the players earning the most money from their teams at the position, after all. But with Russell Wilson (Seah...

    Blog | August 22, 2012
  15. Still Matt Flynn's job to lose in Seattle

    Mike Sando

    Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll divided practice reps evenly when Tarvaris Jackson, Matt Flynn and Russell Wilson opened camp in a three-man quarterback competition. Subsequent evidence suggests the team is positioning Flynn to win the startin...

    Blog | August 14, 2012
  16. Seahawks camp battle update: QBs

    Mike Sando

    Revisiting the Seattle Seahawks training-camp battle we previewed back in early July: Quarterback: Tarvaris Jackson versus Matt Flynn versus Russell Wilson was the projected camp battle. My take then: "Flynn, Wilson and Josh Portis are the qua...

    Blog | August 13, 2012