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  1. Giants, others in need of draft impact

    Mike Sando

    When the Pittsburgh Steelers won the Super Bowl following the 2008 season, they did it with a rookie draft class that combined to play 125 regular-season snaps, fewest in the league and well off the 1,535 average for the other 31 teams. The 2012 San ...

    Blog | April 18, 2014
  2. Are Broncos risking future to win now?

    Mike Sando

    The Denver Broncos own the NFL's best regular-season record in the two seasons since quarterback Peyton Manning improbably hit the market and signed with them. However, they are only 2-2 in the playoffs over that span, compared to a combined 12-3 for...

    Blog | March 12, 2014
  3. Defense still key for NFL champions?

    Mike Sando

    SEATTLE -- When the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks faced each other in the 2013 preseason, I remember thinking the game had a regular-season feel to it. There was an edge to both teams that felt misplaced for August. Peyton Manning and Russell W...

    Blog | January 20, 2014
  4. Best 'breakthrough' coaching candidates

    Mike Sando

    The NFL divides into distinct groups once the regular season runs its course. While 12 teams prepare for the playoffs, others line up candidates to fill newly created head coaching vacancies. The contrast is striking given the narrow line that someti...

    Blog | December 28, 2013
  5. Seahawks hold edge in rivalry with 49ers

    Mike Sando

    The New England Patriots have set a standard for mind-numbing consistency with Bill Belichick on the sideline and Tom Brady behind center. They have won 75.4 percent of their regular-season and postseason games since 2001, Brady's first season as ...

    Blog | December 07, 2013
  6. Zach Miller is back, and Seahawks need him

    Mike Sando

    Seattle Seahawks tight end Zach Miller has never played fewer than 15 games in an NFL regular season. He has played between 81 percent and 98 percent of the offensive snaps for his team in each of the past five seasons. Zach Miller Five-Year Gla...

    Blog | August 16, 2013
  7. Judging a QB by the company he keeps

    Mike Sando

    NFL teams have played 768 regular-season games over the past three seasons. Quarterbacks have made 1,536 starts, and in all but 30 cases, they logged at least 15 "action plays" -- defined as plays other than handoffs, spike plays and kneel-downs. ...

    Blog | June 20, 2013
  8. Podcast: Russell Wilson on playing smart

    Mike Sando

    Passing along: audio from Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson's appearance on "Mike & Mike" Tuesday. 2012 Russell Wilson Regular-Season Stats Pocket Inside Outside Drop-backs 314 119 Comp. 187 65 ...

    Blog | June 12, 2013
  9. How to make $813,942.83 in salary vanish

    Mike Sando

    Isaiah Pead's recently announced suspension from the St. Louis Rams for the 2013 regular-season opener will cost him nearly $34,000 in salary. That figure is part of $813,948.82 in salary NFC West players will forfeit through suspensions handed do...

    Blog | June 03, 2013
  10. Irvin, Kaepernick, Washington and openers

    Mike Sando

    A quick look at how recent developments affect 2013 regular-season openers, which are now just 111 days away: Seattle Seahawks at Carolina Panthers. Bruce Irvin's suspension from the Seahawks to open the season removes from this game a player who...

    Blog | May 20, 2013
  11. Sizing up West's backup QB contracts

    Mike Sando

    NFC West teams have added four veteran backup quarterbacks with regular-season game experience this offseason. 2013 NFC West Backup QB Contracts Salary Base Gtd. Cap Stanton $1.0M $2.0M $1.7M McCoy $1.5M $75...

    Blog | April 18, 2013
  12. Sando chat scheduled for 1 p.m. ET

    Mike Sando

    Good morning, NFC West. We'll have plenty to discuss on this Thursday when the NFL reveals its full regular-season schedule at 8 p.m. ET. In the meantime, we'll cover the draft, free agency and whatever else comes to mind during the next NFC West cha...

    Blog | April 18, 2013
  13. Carson Palmer in an NFC West context

    Mike Sando

    The thought of Carson Palmer potentially joining the Arizona Cardinals by trade -- just a thought, as no deal has been completed -- begs for a quick statistical snapshot. The chart shows the 2012 regular-season production for Palmer and establishe...

    Blog | April 01, 2013
  14. Around the NFC West: Right on schedule

    Mike Sando

    Good morning, NFC West. The NFL won't announce its 2013 regular-season schedule until well into April. For now, we'll have to settle for the offseason schedule, released Thursday. Around the NFC West: March 29, 2013 Arizona Cardinals ...

    Blog | March 29, 2013
  15. TE Delanie Walker's departure signal shift?

    Mike Sando

    The San Francisco 49ers, having already committed more than $7 million per year to Vernon Davis, weren't willing to pay starting money for No. 2 tight end Delanie Walker. 2012 Targeting Walker (Regular Season) QB Smith Kaepernick ...

    Blog | March 12, 2013
  16. Assessing the 49ers' need at wide receiver

    Mike Sando

    The San Francisco 49ers finished the 2012 season with an NFL-high four wide receivers who entered the NFL as first-round draft choices. One of them, Michael Crabtree, enjoyed a breakout season with 1,105 yards during the regular season, plus 20 re...

    Blog | February 19, 2013