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  1. Contract considerations for Rams' Jackson

    Mike Sando

    Strong safety Adrian Wilson cast his recent contract extension as a move to finish his career with the Arizona Cardinals. A salary reduction for 2012 was also part of the agreement. Along similar lines, I'd like to know what the St. Louis Rams'...

    Blog | July 25, 2012
  2. Perspective on Rams and trading No. 2 pick

    Mike Sando

    INDIANAPOLIS -- NFL teams have not traded the second overall draft choice since 2000. The St. Louis Rams could break the streak this year. The NFL scouting combine is giving them a chance to gauge trade interest, a process that is under way, ES...

    Blog | February 23, 2012
  3. Silver linings: 49ers vs. Cardinals

    Mike Sando

    The facts: The San Francisco 49ers fell to 10-3 with a 21-19 road defeat to the Arizona Cardinals in Week 14. The upside: Even the worst defeats tend to feature a bright spot or two. The 49ers remain in position to claim the No. 2 seed in the ...

    Blog | December 12, 2011
  4. Scout's take: Where Kolb, Cardinals stand

    Mike Sando

    Kevin Kolb and the Arizona Cardinals must be doing something right. They lead the NFL in yards per pass attempt on first down (11.0), just ahead of the New England Patriots (10.9) and the unbeaten Buffalo Bills (10.8). They rank among the top 1...

    Blog | September 28, 2011
  5. Mailbag: Underrating the NFC West?

    Mike Sando

    Greg from Spring, Texas gets tired of hearing analysts rip the NFC West. "Is it me," he writes, "or did I not watch the Seattle Seahawks beat the defending Super Bowl champs in the playoffs last year?" Mike Sando: Having a division winner with a l...

    Blog | September 05, 2011
  6. Four quick notes before hitting the road

    Mike Sando

    I'm heading over to Seattle Seahawks headquarters Tuesday afternoon before catching a flight to Arizona for Cardinals camp. In the meantime, a few NFC West-related notes and thoughts: Rams running backs: The St. Louis Rams are visiting with Atlan...

    Blog | August 02, 2011
  7. Rams essentially moved up in first round

    Mike Sando

    The St. Louis Rams were the only NFC West team without a quarterback need in the 2011 NFL draft. They held the 14th overall choice, but with four quarterbacks taken among the first 12 picks, St. Louis got more value from the selection. How much mo...

    Blog | May 03, 2011
  8. 2011 NFL draft: Value of fifth overall pick

    Mike Sando

    The NFL lockout sharpens our focus on the 2011 draft by postponing indefinitely free agency and trades involving players. Teams interested in wheeling and dealing have few options during a lockout. They can still trade draft choices, which got me...

    Blog | March 14, 2011
  9. Tim Hightower's fumbling in perspective

    Mike Sando

    Tim Hightower's fumbling issues this season wouldn't matter so much if, say, most other running backs lost the ball just as frequently. The reality, however, is that Hightower has put the ball on the ground more times per carry than any NFL runnin...

    Blog | October 31, 2010
  10. 'Mortgage the ranch' for top pick?

    Mike Sando

    Ricky Williams and Desmond Clark are the only active players remaining from the 1999 blockbuster trade that featured Mike Ditka trading the Saints' entire draft, plus two high future choices, for one pick. The trade came to mind after suggestions ...

    Blog | April 16, 2010
  11. Gridiron Challenge: Lay off Warner, please

    Mike Sando

    A big "thanks" to Rams safety Oshiomogho Atogwe for helping with the Power Rankings and MVP Watch this week. Now, about that hit on Cardinals quarterback Kurt Warner. Yes, it was clean. Yes, Warner appears to be OK. Yes, those are the only things ...

    Blog | November 25, 2009
  12. Jackson's search for end zone making history

    Mike Sando

    Running Back Season Rushing Yards Without TD, first 7 games Tiki Barber 2006 715 Steven Jackson 2009 635 Sam Cunningham 1977 624 Ricky Williams 1999 582 Posted by's Mi...

    Blog | October 26, 2009
  13. Followup on Alexander and older running backs

    Mike Sando

    Posted by's Mike Sando Recently finished speaking with Brock Huard and Mike Salk on 710 ESPN in Seattle about Shaun Alexander's recent comments to KNBR radio in San Francisco. Alexander says he's ready to resume his career and th...

    Blog | May 15, 2009
  14. Clock ticks loudly for former league MVP

    Mike Sando

    Posted by's Mike Sando Alexander Former Seahawks running back Shaun Alexander hopes the Redskins bring him back, according to via Clare Farnsworth of the Seattle Post-Intelligence...

    Blog | March 13, 2009
  15. About those older NFL running backs

    Mike Sando

    NFC West RB Team Age Edgerrin James Cards 30 T.J. Duckett Hawks 28 Chris Vincent Cards 27 Julius Jones Hawks 27 Justin Green Cards 26 Samkon Gado Rams 26...

    Blog | March 12, 2009
  16. Beck's development could be helped if Williams is a force

    Mike Sando

    Unconventional Miami rookie QB John Beck makes his second NFL start Monday against the Steelers. His development could be helped if teammate Ricky Williams returns to the Dolphins' lineup soon.

    Story | Conversation | November 24, 2007