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  1. 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
  2. Raise for one linebacker, cut for another

    Mike Sando

    Arizona Cardinals linebacker Paris Lenon earned a $500,000 boost to his 2012 base salary after meeting incentives for playing time last season. The Cardinals took back five times that much from the player Lenon outperformed. That was a primary ...

    Blog | April 24, 2012
  3. Odds-defying linebacker has earned raise

    Mike Sando

    The St. Louis Rams thought they could upgrade from veteran linebacker Paris Lenon following the 2009 season. Three years later, they still have not adequately replaced him. Paris Lenon #51 LB Arizona Cardinals 2011 STATS Tot93 Solo6...

    Blog | February 10, 2012
  4. QBR ranks: John Skelton, the closer

    Mike Sando

    The Arizona Cardinals have a 5-1 record when quarterback John Skelton plays this season. They are 2-6 when he does not. The disparity raises questions about how the team should proceed if doctors clear starter Kevin Kolb to return this week fro...

    Blog | December 19, 2011
  5. Video: Larry Fitzgerald contract fallout

    Mike Sando

    ESPN's Adam Schefter thinks Larry Fitzgerald's new deal with the Arizona Cardinals will raise expectations for holdout Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson. I have no doubt that is the case. Johnson congratulated Fitzgerald on the deal v...

    Blog | August 21, 2011
  6. Raising concerns over Rams' run defense

    Mike Sando

    Joe from Phoenix raises concerns about the St. Louis Rams' run defense. He sees other NFC West teams beefing up their ground games while the Rams appear largely unchanged on defense when it comes to stopping the run. Mike Sando: The free-agent sig...

    Blog | June 09, 2011
  7. NFL's response to courts pivotal Thursday

    Mike Sando

    The latest legal setback for the NFL comes as little surprise. It's the timing of the setback that raises the stakes for the league -- and for NFC West teams in particular. With the draft set to begin Thursday, teams do not yet know to what ext...

    Blog | April 28, 2011
  8. Observations from Arizona Cardinals camp

    Mike Sando

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- Thoughts and observations after watching the Arizona Cardinals relocate their Sunday practice indoors to avoid rains at Northern Arizona University: Offensive line coach Russ Grimm's selection to the Hall of Fame raises his pr...

    Blog | August 01, 2010
  9. You called it: John Skelton to the Cardinals

    Mike Sando

    Raise your hand if you had the Arizona Cardinals taking a later-round flier on Fordham quarterback John Skelton. Mike from Costa Mesa, Calif., I see you out there. I remembered the mailbag question you raised back in March and now it's time for yo...

    Blog | April 24, 2010
  10. Flag these guys down when there's a penalty on the play

    Mike Sando

    Who are the most penalized players in the NFL? With the help of ESPN researchers, Mike Sando starts naming names of the players who fill the laundry baskets -- and even some of those who don't.

    Story | Conversation | November 09, 2007