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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Poor play at tight end a disaster for Seahawks

    Mike Sando

    As Mike Holmgren uses the coming weeks to contemplate his professional future, he might also wonder how far the Seahawks might have gone had they only found a reliable tight end, writes Mike Sando.

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2008
  10. Taylor's death helps Redskins keep loss in perspective

    Mike Sando

    Those who thought the Washington Redskins somehow trivialized Sean Taylor's death by harnessing it for a playoff push surely weren't looking into Joe Gibbs' eyes Saturday night.

    Story | Conversation | January 05, 2008
  11. Reviewing instant replay's controversial playoff history

    Mike Sando

    The lines between "reviewable" and "nonreviewable" plays as instant replay applies remained murky this regular season, presenting the prospect of more historic controversy this postseason, Mike Sando writes.

    Story | Conversation | January 04, 2008
  12. Career backup Collins steps in seamlessly to lead Redskins

    Mike Sando

    For years Todd Collins was the substitute QB in the spotless uniform. Now Collins -- a trivia buff, neatnik and wine connoisseur -- is back in the spotlight for the playoff-bound Redskins.

    Story | Conversation | January 04, 2008
  13. In the playoffs, the only guarantee is that there is none

    Mike Sando

    A strong playoff team needs to run the ball well and be able to stop the run -- or does it? Mike Sando measures that "truth" and others against recent NFL playoff teams to get a handle on the postseason.

    Story | Conversation | January 02, 2008
  14. Almost 35, Engram endures thyroid illness, roster attrition and t...

    Mike Sando

    As he approaches his 35th birthday, Seahawks receiver Bobby Engram has enjoyed a surprisingly stellar season. He's overcome a career-threatening illness and roster housecleaning to lead the Seahawks into the playoffs.

    Story | Conversation | December 30, 2007
  15. Paying the price: Not everyone's a bargain

    Mike Sando

    Colin Kaepernick and Russell Wilson were the ultimate NFL bargains in 2012. The two NFC West quarterbacks earned a combined $1.6 million while leading their teams to the playoffs. They cost about the same in combined salary-cap charges. Adam Sc...

    Blog | January 25, 2013
  16. 49ers, Seahawks came back from 37-0

    Mike Sando

    NFC West rivals Seattle and San Francisco fell behind Atlanta by a combined 37-0 margin in successive weeks of the NFL postseason. Scoring by Quarters: Falcons vs. NFC West Team SEA-SF ATL Margin 1st 0 20 -20 2nd...

    Blog | January 21, 2013