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  1. Five secrets of the NFL this season

    Mike Sando

    The Oakland Raiders could not stop Peyton Manning from breaking the NFL's single-season record for passing yardage as the 2013 season concluded Sunday. Their best hope came not on the field but from the league's official statistician, which ultimatel...

    Blog | January 01, 2014
  2. 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
  3. 2010 draft: NFC West vs. Rolando McClain

    Mike Sando

    Rolando McClain's early retirement from the NFL comes three years after the Oakland Raiders made him the eighth overall choice in the 2010 draft. NFL Games Started By 2010 First-Rounders Pick Player Starts 10 Tyson Alualu ...

    Blog | May 16, 2013
  4. 49ers fans should root for Chiefs in 2013

    Mike Sando

    2013 Kansas City Chiefs Schedule Week Chiefs Opponent 1 at Jacksonville Jaguars 2 Dallas Cowboys 3 at Philadelphia Eagles 4 New York Giants 5 at Tennessee Titans 6 Oakland Raiders 7 H...

    Blog | May 06, 2013
  5. Raiders' trade shows Rams' timing right

    Mike Sando

    The Miami Dolphins just traded the 12th and 42nd overall choices to the Oakland Raiders for the third overall choice. One year ago, the Washington Redskins traded the sixth and 39th picks, plus first-rounders in 2013 and 2014, to acquire the secon...

    Blog | April 25, 2013
  6. 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
  7. On what Seahawks get back for Matt Flynn

    Mike Sando

    The Seattle Seahawks announced they'll receive a 2014 fifth-round draft choice and a 2015 conditional pick for trading Matt Flynn to the Oakland Raiders. Seattle already has 10 choices in the 2013 draft. For trading purposes, the 2014 fifth-rounde...

    Blog | April 01, 2013
  8. Seahawks enabling Palmer trade to Cards?

    Mike Sando

    The Seattle Seahawks will get a late-round 2014 draft choice and a conditional 2015 choice from the Oakland Raiders for Matt Flynn. Fox's Jay Glazer reported that news Monday. The deal could coincide with and even help facilitate a trade sendin...

    Blog | April 01, 2013
  9. Shaughnessy bolsters Cards' line rotation

    Mike Sando

    The Arizona Cardinals' contract agreement with Oakland Raiders unrestricted free agent Matt Shaughnessy adds quality depth to the team's line rotation, presumably behind Calais Campbell in particular. Shaughnessy, 26, played about two-thirds of th...

    Blog | March 15, 2013
  10. Inside Slant: Sabotage in the Super Bowl

    Mike Sando

    Tim Brown's inflammatory comments toward former Oakland Raiders coach Bill Callahan provided the launching point for the latest "Inside Slant" podcast with Kevin Seifert. It's not every day a Hall of Fame finalist -- Brown, not Seifert -- suggest...

    Blog | January 23, 2013
  11. Cards looking to avoid history, or are they?

    Mike Sando

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- A Monday night defeat to San Francisco would make the Arizona Cardinals the first NFL team in a decade to go from 4-0 to 4-4. That would be bad. How bad? Well, the 2002 Oakland Raiders were the last team to go from 4-0 to 4-3...

    Blog | October 29, 2012
  12. Three things revisited: Raiders-Seahawks

    Mike Sando

    Looking back on three things discussed here before the Seattle Seahawks' fourth and final exhibition game, a 21-3 home victory over the Oakland Raiders: 1. The feel on Flynn. Backup quarterback Matt Flynn completed 11 of 13 passes for 102 yards wi...

    Blog | August 31, 2012
  13. Kolb: 'Don't ever question my toughness'

    Mike Sando

    Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kevin Kolb has issued a strong response to an accusation that he lacks toughness. Kolb, responding to comments Oakland Raiders defensive lineman Tommy Kelly made, said this to Darren Urban of the team's webs...

    Blog | August 18, 2012
  14. Context for Zach Miller's latest concussion

    Mike Sando

    When NFL data showed an increase in reported concussions from 2008 to 2010, then-Oakland Raiders tight end Zach Miller was among those calling the findings progress. "Guys are more open to reporting them, and they know more about the effects and h...

    Blog | August 12, 2012
  15. Seahawks notes, but no Brian Banks yet

    Mike Sando

    RENTON, Wash. -- Role changes are nothing new for Seattle Seahawks tight end Zach Miller. Miller went from Oakland Raiders union rep to prized Seahawks free-agent addition to nearly forgotten blocker over a five-month period last year. Miller's role...

    Blog | May 30, 2012
  16. Mailbag: Why didn't Cardinals chase OLB?

    Mike Sando

    Mackay from Lindon, Utah, wonders why the Arizona Cardinals did not pursue former Oakland Raiders outside linebacker Kamerion Wimbley in free agency. Instead, Wimbley signed with Tennessee. Mike Sando: The Cardinals seem to have it backward at lin...

    Blog | March 24, 2012