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  1. HOF12: Payton's ties go beyond Roaf

    Mike Sando

    CANTON, Ohio -- The NFL has allowed suspended New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton to attend the Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinement now under way. I saw Payton and his son at the Gold Jacket Dinner on Friday night. They sat briefly at the tabl...

    Blog | August 04, 2012
  2. Weighing who belongs in the Hall of Fame

    Mike Sando

    Posted by's Mike Sando Saints coach Sean Payton, covering for Peter King on "Monday Morning Quarterback," thinks Rickey Jackson and former Seahawks defensive tackle Cortez Kennedy belong in the Hall of Fame. Why would Payton si...

    Blog | July 21, 2009
  3. Where coaches, execs disagree on QBs

    Mike Sando

    A clash between a coach and a general manager can tear apart a franchise: It happened in San Diego with Marty Schottenheimer and A.J. Smith; in Dallas with Jimmy Johnson and Jerry Jones; and in St. Louis with Mike Martz and Rams executives. Still,...

    Blog | July 02, 2014
  4. Talking Rams: Life after Steven Jackson

    Mike Sando

    St. Louis Rams coach Jeff Fisher recently affirmed Daryl Richardson's status as the team's starting halfback. Isaiah Pead, Zac Stacy and undrafted rookie Bennie Cunningham are among those competing for the backup job. Steven Jackson is long gone afte...

    Blog | August 21, 2013
  5. Feisty response is classic Jeff Fisher

    Mike Sando

    St. Louis Rams coach Jeff Fisher projects a confidence born of experience and a competitive nature. His response in March to a question regarding the San Francisco 49ers' and Seattle Seahawks' high-profile offseason moves captured this dynamic. "T...

    Blog | August 11, 2013
  6. Rams let it fly in name of camaraderie

    Mike Sando

    St. Louis Rams coach Jeff Fisher told reporters Friday he likes what he's seeing from rookie T.J. McDonald, the third-round pick working with the first-team defense at safety. That and other on-field developments will affect the Rams where it counts ...

    Blog | July 26, 2013
  7. Around the NFC West: A welcome reminder

    Mike Sando

    Around the NFC West: July 18, 2013 Arizona Cardinals Somers: Clemson rookies in focus Urban: Division of coach and GM St. Louis Rams Faron: Catching up with Williams San Francisco 49ers Rosenberg: P...

    Blog | July 18, 2013
  8. Following up: Harbaugh on tipping off plays

    Mike Sando

    San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh provided clarification Thursday regarding the St. Louis Rams' ability to read the 49ers' run-pass intentions before the snap when the teams played last season. 2012 49ers Play-Action vs. Rams Week ...

    Blog | June 13, 2013
  9. Jared Cook and the NFC West tight ends

    Mike Sando

    Free-agent addition Jared Cook excites the St. Louis Rams. "He can add a dimension to our offense we didn't have," coach Jeff Fisher told reporters Thursday. 2012 Receptions for Current NFC West TEs Rank TE Tm. Rec. 1 R...

    Blog | June 06, 2013
  10. Fisher thinks less could be more for Rams

    Mike Sando

    NFL players won concessions regarding their offseason workloads when negotiating the current labor agreement. At least one NFL coach seems to sympathize with the cause. Jeff Fisher sees no reason his St. Louis Rams players should participate in a ...

    Blog | May 12, 2013
  11. 101ESPN St. Louis audio: Youth movement

    Mike Sando

    The St. Louis Rams entered their first season under coach Jeff Fisher with a starting lineup averaging 26.7 years old. That was eight months ago. At least eight of the starting spots figure to change over this offseason. The new starters are almost i...

    Blog | May 08, 2013
  12. Rams' new safety has 49ers connection

    Mike Sando

    St. Louis Rams coach Jeff Fisher was the secondary coach for San Francisco in 1993 when the 49ers added safety Tim McDonald, who would become a six-time Pro Bowl choice and Super Bowl champion. Fisher and the Rams are bringing McDonald's son to St...

    Blog | April 26, 2013
  13. West head coach rankings: Division stacked

    Mike Sando

    The St. Louis Rams posted a 4-26 record against NFC West opponents over the five seasons preceding Jeff Fisher's arrival as head coach. They were 4-1-1 against the NFC West under Fisher in 2012. Matt Williamson Ranks West by Position T...

    Blog | April 21, 2013
  14. Rams and tackle Jake Long 'still chatting'

    Mike Sando

    PHOENIX -- With NFL owners, executives and head coaches gathering Sunday for three days of meetings, I had a chance to speak with St. Louis Rams general manager Les Snead on several subjects relating to the team's development. The team's pursuit o...

    Blog | March 17, 2013
  15. Fisher priority: Make statement in division

    Mike Sando

    The San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks went 1-2-1 against the St. Louis Rams and 21-7 against everyone else last season. The Rams, 2-1-1 against the 49ers and Seahawks, went 5-7 against everyone else. The reason? "I give [coach] Jeff F...

    Blog | February 23, 2013
  16. Schwartz: Rams' new DC future head coach

    Mike Sando

    Coaches tend to say nice things about their friends in the business. Our job is to identify what's meaningful or at least noteworthy. Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz's comments from the NFL scouting combine regarding new St. Louis Rams defensive ...

    Blog | February 21, 2013