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  1. Kaepernick a QB challenge for Harbaugh

    Mike Sando

    Through four years at Michigan and seven more in the NFL, Jim Harbaugh had never seen anything like the offensive wrinkles his Indianapolis Colts were installing back in the 1990s. Coach Lindy Infante was teaching new and varied ways to read pass ...

    Blog | April 30, 2011
  2. NFC West wrap: All-division team

    Mike Sando

    Five things to know, and my 2012 all-division team: Division MVP: Russell Wilson. Raise your hand if you thought the Seattle Seahawks rookie would become the best quarterback in the NFC West and the No. 1 reason Seattle would challenge for the NFC...

    Blog | December 27, 2012
  3. Tale of the all-22 tape: RG3 right on Rams?

    Mike Sando

    Steven Jackson had an appropriate response to Robert Griffin III's accusations of dirty play from Jackson's St. Louis Rams: "It's not the Big 12." Griffin, the Washington Redskins' rookie sensation, isn't the first quarterback to challenge defense...

    Blog | September 20, 2012
  4. 2012 Grid Challenge: Four 49ers shined

    Mike Sando

    Those setting their 2012 NFC West Gridiron Challenge lineups before Sunday might want to read through Tom Carpenter's suggested plays. One suggestion staring everyone in the face: Buy Matt Ryan before the quarterback's value climbs with another st...

    Blog | September 15, 2012
  5. Final Word: NFC West

    Mike Sando

    Five nuggets of knowledge about Week 2: Cards' defense to the test: Arizona's defense is coming off a dominant performance against Seattle. The Patriots present a different challenge at quarterback and with their personnel packages featuring two t...

    Blog | September 14, 2012
  6. 2011 Gridiron Challenge: Crabtree's value

    Mike Sando

    Inside the 2011 NFC West Gridiron Challenge heading into Week 14: Leader: msclemons67, again, after getting 24 point from Rob Gronkowski, 23 from the San Francisco defense and 19 from 49ers quarterback Alex Smith. msclemons67 had to adjust at qua...

    Blog | December 11, 2011
  7. 2011 Gridiron Challenge: Rough RB week?

    Mike Sando

    Inside the 2011 NFC West Gridiron Challenge after Week 12: Leader: msclemons67, again, but with Jay Cutler suffering a broken thumb, it's time to search for another quarterback. High score of the week: ChampLeonard and The Big Hurt, each with 1...

    Blog | November 24, 2011
  8. The Cardinals' big bet on Kevin Kolb

    Mike Sando

    Coach Ken Whisenhunt has already pulled off the impossible in Arizona, helping the Cardinals go from perennial losers to the Super Bowl. Recent history says his next challenge will be even tougher: coaxing sustained success from a quarterback who ...

    Blog | July 28, 2011
  9. Advancing Jake Locker's pro day

    Mike Sando

    Living in the Pacific Northwest creates travel challenges much of the time, but not Wednesday. Quarterback Jake Locker's pro day at the University of Washington makes for a relatively short drive. I'll be heading over there for the action, which E...

    Blog | March 29, 2011
  10. Bracket fame fleeting for young Hasselbeck

    Mike Sando

    The high life among NCAA Tournament Challenge leaders can be fleeting. Henry Hasselbeck, 5-year-old son of Seattle Seahawks quarterback Matt, will have to settle for his 15 minutes of bracket fame. "Sister might overtake Henry," Matt Hasselbeck...

    Blog | March 28, 2011
  11. Mike Sando's MVP Watch

    Mike Sando

    Tom Brady could take a knee on the rest of the season and still challenge for MVP honors this season. It's that much of a runaway heading into Week 14. The New England Patriots' incomparable quarterback will not be taking a knee on the season, ...

    Blog | December 08, 2010
  12. Challenges heightened for Rivers, Smith

    Mike Sando

    The play clock ticks a little louder for Philip Rivers and Alex Smith. The NFL quarterbacks run offenses with prodigious terminology, making it tougher for them to call plays before incurring penalties for delay. The challenges are heightened duri...

    Blog | September 26, 2010
  13. Gridiron Challenge: Rodgers' fantasy value

    Mike Sando

    High score: Week 16insipidrabbit scored 159 points, the highest total among more than 2,000 NFC West Gridiron Challenge entrants. Pos. insipidrabbit starter Week 16 pts. QB Tom Brady, NE 26 QB Matt Schaub, HOU 19 ...

    Blog | December 30, 2009
  14. Gridiron Challenge: Wells pays dividends

    Mike Sando

    High score: Week 15 21GORYDAYZ scored 173 points, the highest total among more than 2,000 NFC West Gridiron Challenge entrants. Pos. 21GORYDAYZ starter Week 15 pts. QB Aaron Rodgers, GB 37 QB Matt Hasselbeck, SEA 14 ...

    Blog | December 22, 2009
  15. Gridiron Challenge: QB decision hurt

    Mike Sando

    Taking a chance on a bargain-priced Matt Hasselbeck against the Rams sent my team plummeting in the NFC West Gridiron Challenge standings. Coleyfudge had no such troubles, putting together a team that scored 172 points in Week 12, more points than...

    Blog | December 02, 2009
  16. NFC West: Injury situations that matter

    Mike Sando

    Arizona: Kurt Warner's condition will remain an issue right up until kickoff unless the Cardinals rule him out unexpectedly before then. Whether or not Warner starts, protecting the quarterback will be a challenge for the Cardinals. Left tackle Mike ...

    Blog | December 02, 2009