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  1. Why NFL should expand playoff field

    Mike Sando

    The NFL has no shortage of critics on player safety, commissioner-ordered discipline and the push to leverage public funds for billionaire owners seeking new stadiums. For some, a ramped-up Thursday night schedule came off as just another money grab ...

    Blog | May 29, 2014
  2. Inside the Manning-Seattle D chess match

    Mike Sando

    Pro Bowl safety Earl Thomas' intensity grew Thursday as the Seattle Seahawks completed their final team-wide media session before Super Bowl XLVIII. Thomas sounded ready to walk directly from the podium to the field at MetLife Stadium. "Any quarte...

    Blog | January 31, 2014
  3. Manning's impact on Super Bowl rosters

    Mike Sando

    NEWARK, N.J. -- Yeah, the Seattle Seahawks wanted Peyton Manning. Their quarterback odyssey under coach Pete Carroll had taken them from Matt Hasselbeck to Charlie Whitehurst to Tarvaris Jackson to a runway in Denver, where Carroll and general manage...

    Blog | January 28, 2014
  4. How Panthers can take the next step

    Mike Sando

    The Carolina Panthers took a giant step forward in 2013 and changed perceptions in the process. Coach Ron Rivera ditched his play-not-to-lose reputation, embracing a "Riverboat Ron" persona reflecting greater comfort with calculated risks. Quarterbac...

    Blog | January 13, 2014
  5. Harvin key to Seattle's Super Bowl hopes

    Mike Sando

    SEATTLE -- Percy Harvin might not remember much from his return to the Seattle Seahawks following an extended injury layoff. Harvin might not want to remember much after the New Orleans Saints roughed him up repeatedly during the Seahawks' 23-15 vict...

    Blog | January 11, 2014
  6. What should Cincy do with Andy Dalton?

    Mike Sando

    The Cincinnati Bengals face a critical decision at quarterback following their latest playoff defeat with Andy Dalton behind center. They do not have to make the decision today, and that is probably a good thing. Some frustrated fans surely wouldn't ...

    Blog | January 06, 2014
  7. Colts can run with AFC's best

    Mike Sando

    Nothing much about the Indianapolis Colts' shocking 45-44 victory Saturday felt sustainable. Falling behind 38-10, as the Colts did before rallying to beat the Chiefs, amplified familiar questions about Indy's viability as a Super Bowl contender. It ...

    Blog | January 04, 2014
  8. Ranking Week 17's biggest games

    Mike Sando

    Week 17, also known as Super Bowl week in Dallas, is going to be a wild one not just in Texas, but across the NFL. At least 10 teams will fight for five playoff berths, four teams will claim division titles and, in a shocker, Seattle might not be one...

    Blog | December 23, 2013
  9. Quick look at seeding possibilities in NFC

    Mike Sando

    Thanks to ESPN Stats & Information for providing the following breakdowns showing how teams could be seeded in the NFL playoffs pending Week 17 results: No. 1 seed The Atlanta Falcons have secured the top seed. No. 2 seed The San Franci...

    Blog | December 24, 2012
  10. About that expanded NFL playoff field

    Mike Sando

    This had to be a setup. I'm minding my business Thursday. Boss calls with an idea. He wants to poll our NFL divisional bloggers on a potential expanded playoff format. I'm game. Initial reaction: Why mess with a good thing? Why lower the bar? Aren...

    Blog | December 13, 2012
  11. Audio: Thoughts on Cardinals, playoffs

    Mike Sando

    My latest conversation with KFAN's David Locke featured thoughts on the Cardinals and the NFL playoffs in general. They have the audio featuring thoughts on Arizona, some of which we have explored on the blog. Dave and I spoke about a statistic...

    Blog | January 07, 2010
  12. Arizona Cardinals place Anquan Boldin on inactive list

    Mike Sando

    The Arizona Cardinals placed injured receiver Anquan Boldin on the inactive against the Carolina Panthers in their divisional playoff game.

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2009
  13. Is Brady best ever? Not yet, but time is on his side

    Mike Sando

    While seven seasoned evaluators placed Tom Brady solidly in the top 10 quarterbacks of all time, Johnny Unitas consistently ranked higher than any other QB, Mike Sando writes.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2008
  14. Lack of spying incidents makes NFL think Super Bowl OK

    Mike Sando

    The NFL isn't worried about spying in the Super Bowl.

    Story | Conversation | January 28, 2008
  15. Air show aside, McCarthy's roots are in the ground game

    Mike Sando

    Prior to the midseason emergence of Ryan Grant, the Packers seemed a pass-happy bunch. But coach Mike McCarthy has deep roots in the ground game, and Grant's blossoming is the latest proof.

    Story | Conversation | January 18, 2008
  16. Packers' blueprint: Draft wisely, pick spots in free agency

    Mike Sando

    By emphasizing the draft instead of quick fixes in free agency, the Packers have a built a solid foundation, writes Mike Sando.

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2008