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  1. For Seattle, two tight ends were too many

    Mike Sando

    Seattle Personnel Use in Week 2, minus QB sacks/scrambles Carries Yards Per Carry Pass Attempts Yards Per Attempt 0 TE 1 8.0 1 0.0 1 TE 11 3.9 33 6.6 2 TE 5 1.0 7 0.9 Totals 17 ...

    Blog | September 24, 2009
  2. What will it cost to keep Jay Cutler?

    Mike Sando

    It's been a rough week or for NFL quarterbacks with lots at stake on the contract front: • Josh Freeman lost his starting job with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. • Sam Bradford took five sacks in the St. Louis Rams' third consecutive defea...

    Blog | October 02, 2013
  3. Aldon Smith's quest to end sacks drought

    Mike Sando

    NEW ORLEANS -- Aldon Smith was a disruptive force for the San Francisco 49ers during late, critical moments of the NFC Championship Game. The outside linebacker still hasn't collected a quarterback sack in five games and 52 days. That bothers him ...

    Blog | January 30, 2013
  4. Putting Ryan Tannehill in Seahawks' sights

    Mike Sando

    Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill has one touchdown pass, six interceptions, four sacks and a below-average 41.3 Total QBR score on third down this season. The Seattle Seahawks defense, despite having some problems on third down this seaso...

    Blog | November 24, 2012
  5. NFC West Stock Watch

    Mike Sando

    FALLING 1. Division QBs. NFC West quarterbacks tossed three touchdowns with four interceptions and 13 sacks in Week 7. Together, their Total QBR (26.0) was the lowest for quarterbacks from any division. There was a fumbled snap on a third-down pla...

    Blog | October 23, 2012
  6. NFC West Stock Watch

    Mike Sando

    FALLING 1. Alex Smith, 49ers QB. Three interceptions and four sacks marked a rough day for the 49ers quarterback. Matt Williamson of Scouts Inc. followed up Smith's performance with an Insider piece pointing out Smith's limitations relative to ot...

    Blog | October 16, 2012
  7. Good luck explaining Kolb and 4-0 Cards

    Mike Sando

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kevin Kolb took eight sacks and threw a killer interception in the fourth quarter Sunday. He faced fourth-and-10 with 29 seconds left in regulation, his team trailing by seven points. Nothing less t...

    Blog | September 30, 2012
  8. Around the NFC West: Kolb, Cards at 3-0

    Mike Sando

    The beating Arizona's defense put on Philadelphia's Michael Vick was, in my view, the dominant theme from the Cardinals' 27-6 victory over the Eagles in Week 3. Five sacks and 13 quarterback hits were key. But the Kevin Kolb angle was arguably ...

    Blog | September 24, 2012
  9. 101ESPN St. Louis audio: Miklasz Show

    Mike Sando

    Sam Bradford was very good Sunday in Detroit when the Lions failed to pressure him. The St. Louis Rams' third-year quarterback completed 17 of 23 passes (73.9 percent) for 198 yards in these ideal situations. Bradford took three sacks and faile...

    Blog | September 11, 2012
  10. Three things revisited: Titans-Seahawks

    Mike Sando

    SEATTLE -- Looking back on three things discussed here before the Seattle Seahawks' 27-17 victory over the Tennessee Titans in an exhibition opener at CenturyLink Field: 1. QB competition. Starter Matt Flynn was efficient early, but two sacks and ...

    Blog | August 12, 2012
  11. QBs, beware the mighty NFC West (in 2015)

    Mike Sando

    The San Francisco 49ers' Aldon Smith and St. Louis Rams' Chris Long combined for 27 sacks last season. They already know how to chase down opposing quarterbacks. They're not alone among young NFC West pass-rushers. Smith ranked second, the Rams' R...

    Blog | June 25, 2012
  12. For Sapp, 49ers' hits on QB recalled Seattle

    Mike Sando

    INDIANAPOLIS -- For retired defensive tackle Warren Sapp, the pounding Eli Manning withstood at San Francisco in the NFC title game proved the New York Giants' quarterback had fully arrived. But the six sacks and 12 quarterback hits Manning took d...

    Blog | January 31, 2012
  13. Unleashing 49ers' pass rush on Eli Manning

    Mike Sando

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Aldon Smith finished the San Francisco 49ers' divisional playoff victory over New Orleans with one sack, two tackles for loss and four quarterback hits. Giants WR Counts vs. Packers Margin 0-2 3+ Pct. 3+ WR ...

    Blog | January 22, 2012
  14. QBR ranks: Smith, Skelton step up

    Mike Sando

    NFC West quarterbacks took a beating in 2011 -- not just with the 203 sacks they absorbed, either. We've heard the criticisms and levied them from time to time. Alex Smith is a merely game manager, John Skelton lacks accuracy, Kevin Kolb lacks poc...

    Blog | January 02, 2012
  15. Aldon Smith has shot at rookie sack record

    Mike Sando

    Seven quarterback hits were arguably more impressive than the 2.5 sacks Aldon Smith recorded during the San Francisco 49ers' 20-3 victory Monday night. 1982-Present: Most Rookie Sacks Rank Rookie Sacks 1 Jevon Kearse 14.5 ...

    Blog | December 20, 2011
  16. Beast Mode finally spurs play-action game

    Mike Sando

    Seattle Seahawks quarterback Tarvaris Jackson had no touchdowns, two interceptions and four sacks on play-action passes before Monday night. The lack of production in those situations was a bit confounding given Marshawn Lynch's increasingly stron...

    Blog | December 13, 2011