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  1. Seahawks have to like Browner's attitude

    Mike Sando

    RENTON, Wash. -- Cornerback Brandon Browner accurately called his pay raise a "good gesture" from the Seattle Seahawks. The raise did not include an extension, however, and that means Browner is still scheduled to become a free agent after the season...

    Blog | July 26, 2013
  2. Implications for Eric Mangini's hiring

    Mike Sando

    Eric Mangini's hiring as a senior consultant, ostensibly to help the San Francisco 49ers' offense prepare for opposing defenses, raises obvious questions about longer-term implications. It's reasonable to wonder whether the 49ers have lined up their ...

    Blog | June 01, 2013
  3. 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
  4. Two concerns for Seahawks show up early

    Mike Sando

    Matt Williamson of Scouts Inc. went into the season with high expectations for the Seattle Seahawks. He did raise one concern. "The two keys to Seattle that people don't talk about enough are Russell Okung and Sidney Rice needing to stay health...

    Blog | September 13, 2012
  5. Chat wrap: NFL's best defensive division?

    Mike Sando

    The latest NFC West chat has concluded. Full transcript here. We had questions left over, but with only minutes left until the Seattle Seahawks' practice gets underway, time is running short. Challettv from Boise did raise a strong point. He th...

    Blog | June 14, 2012
  6. 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
  7. 2012 NFL Blog Network mock companion

    Mike Sando

    Raise your hand if you had the San Francisco 49ers selecting Aldon Smith with the seventh overall choice in the 2011 NFL draft. Not seeing many hands out there. Not seeing any hands, actually. OK, let's try this again. Raise your hand if you...

    Blog | April 02, 2012
  8. On Hutchinson's decision to join Titans

    Mike Sando

    The three-year deal guard Steve Hutchinson has accepted in Tennessee raises questions about his motives beyond the obvious financial considerations. Might Hutchinson know something about the quarterback situation there? His agent, Tom Condon, also...

    Blog | March 15, 2012
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. Why Brooks' fine exceeded one for Cole

    Mike Sando

    Two NFL fines against NFC West players from Week 13 raise questions in relation to previous ones. @kylekinzie read my tweet about the $15,000 fine against the San Francisco 49ers' Ahmad Brooks' for roughing the passer and wondered why that fine do...

    Blog | December 09, 2011
  12. Ranking the NFC West quarterbacks

    Mike Sando

    Scouts Inc.'s ratings for NFL quarterbacks, available to Insider subscribers, raise a few questions: Why is Sam Bradford so low? The St. Louis Rams' second-year quarterback can do little wrong in these parts. Fans from other NFC West teams occasi...

    Blog | August 29, 2011
  13. 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
  14. Broken tackles: Lynch, Forsett lead the way

    Mike Sando

    Football Outsiders' stats for broken tackles raise all sorts of questions regarding NFC West running backs. Why did the Seattle Seahawks' Marshawn Lynch and Justin Forsett rank among the NFL's top six players in broken tackles per touch (minimum 8...

    Blog | June 14, 2011
  15. 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
  16. 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