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  1. Four young QBs who could join Tier 1

    Mike Sando

    Twenty-six NFL coaches and personnel evaluators almost unanimously placed Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers, Peyton Manning and Drew Brees in the top tier of starting quarterbacks for our recently published QB Tiers project. Most thought Andrew Luck was in th...

    Blog | July 08, 2014
  2. Where coaches, execs disagree on QBs

    Mike Sando

    A clash between a coach and a general manager can tear apart a franchise: It happened in San Diego with Marty Schottenheimer and A.J. Smith; in Dallas with Jimmy Johnson and Jerry Jones; and in St. Louis with Mike Martz and Rams executives. Still,...

    Blog | July 02, 2014
  3. Forecasting success for 'crossroads' QBs

    Mike Sando

    Bill Walsh said he needed two years to know Joe Montana would be the San Francisco 49ers' franchise quarterback. Walsh's coaching understudy, Mike Holmgren, generally thought the third year was when a starting quarterback should hit stride. Waitin...

    Blog | April 16, 2014
  4. Ranking NFC's second-tier teams

    Mike Sando

    The Detroit Lions cannot get any love even after putting a 40-10 beating on the Aaron Rodgers-less Green Bay Packers in Week 13. "The Lions are just so helter-skelter," one NFL general manager said. "I'd put the Eagles before them [in the NFC],...

    Blog | December 02, 2013
  5. Cowboys aren't only ones with questions

    Mike Sando

    Only one NFL team since 2010 has blown more leads in the final two minutes and lost than the Dallas Cowboys, and that team is the Detroit Lions. We'll pause for a few seconds here so followers of those teams can finish their knowing nods. Fans might ...

    Blog | October 28, 2013
  6. Final 2013 preseason QB snap counts

    Mike Sando

    Six projected starting quarterbacks played in their teams' final exhibition games of the 2013 preseason. The Seattle Seahawks' Russell Wilson and the San Francisco 49ers' Colin Kaepernick were two of them, and both led touchdown drives before exiting...

    Blog | August 30, 2013
  7. Updated: 2013 preseason QB snap counts

    Mike Sando

    NFL teams have played their most important snaps of the 2013 exhibition season now that every team has played at least three games. This becomes a good time to check out how many snaps each projected starting quarterback has played. The players li...

    Blog | August 26, 2013
  8. 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
  9. On Carson Palmer's 4,000-yard season

    Mike Sando

    Years ago, conventional wisdom would have applauded Carson Palmer for topping 4,000 yards passing with the Oakland Raiders last season. Now, conventional wisdom has evolved to the point where mainstream analysis discounts those 4,000 yards because...

    Blog | August 05, 2013
  10. Undervalued? Wilson, Bradford might be

    Mike Sando

    NFC West fans might want to check out ESPN fantasy analyst Tristan H. Cockroft's thoughts on a couple quarterbacks he considers undervalued in fantasy drafts heading into the 2013 season. 2012 Wilson, Bradford Top Fantasy Games QB Wk. ...

    Blog | July 21, 2013
  11. Stafford's present and Bradford's future

    Mike Sando

    One year separated Sam Bradford from Matthew Stafford, quarterbacks selected first overall in the NFL draft. One year could also separate their contract extensions. The comparisons came into focus for Bradford and the St. Louis Rams after Stafford...

    Blog | July 10, 2013
  12. 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
  13. A run through Joe Montana's top five QBs

    Mike Sando

    Joe Montana recently listed Drew Brees, Peyton Manning, Aaron Rodgers, Tom Brady and Eli Manning as his five top active NFL quarterbacks, in no particular order. No surprises there, although Eli Manning might not automatically qualify with the oth...

    Blog | June 10, 2013
  14. Key points as Arizona lands Carson Palmer

    Mike Sando

    What comes to mind after the Oakland Raiders and Arizona Cardinals agreed on a trade sending Carson Palmer to Arizona: The price: The Cardinals are sending a 2013 sixth-round pick (176th overall) and a 2014 seventh-rounder (conditional on Palmer ...

    Blog | April 02, 2013
  15. One way to think of Rams' LT upgrade

    Mike Sando

    PHOENIX -- Had the 2009 NFL draft gone as planned for the St. Louis Rams, the team would be thinking about a contract extension for tackle Jason Smith. 2009 NFL Draft Top 10 Pk. Player Status 1 Matthew Stafford Starter ...

    Blog | March 18, 2013
  16. Wilson, Bradford gain in adjusted QBR

    Mike Sando

    The Total QBR metric we've consulted in evaluating quarterback play can be tweaked to account for strength of opposing defense. Alok Pattani of ESPN's analytics team passed along information showing how these adjustments would affect QBR rankings ...

    Blog | January 02, 2013