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  1. NFL - Anonymous league insiders rank 32 starting quarterbacks int...

    Mike Sando

    Mike Sando has 26 anonymous NFL coaches, GMs and evaluators grade every starting quarterback by tier, producing a 1-32 ranking.

    Story | Conversation | June 30, 2014
  2. Forecasting success for 'crossroads' QBs

    Mike Sando

    Bill Walsh said he needed two years to know Joe Montana would be the San Francisco 49ers' franchise quarterback. Walsh's coaching understudy, Mike Holmgren, generally thought the third year was when a starting quarterback should hit stride. Waitin...

    Blog | April 16, 2014
  3. The Niners' Kaepernick dilemma

    Mike Sando

    Colin Kaepernick has a 21-8 record with four playoff victories and one Super Bowl appearance since becoming the San Francisco 49ers' starting quarterback during the 2012 season. Not everyone loves everything about his game, but it's tough finding qua...

    Blog | February 11, 2014
  4. NFL - Jets should go with Geno Smith over Mark Sanchez

    Mike Sando

    ESPN Insider Mike Sando makes the case why almost anyone but Mark Sanchez should be starting for the Jets, as well as other thoughts around the NFL.

    Story | Conversation | September 02, 2013
  5. Updated: 2013 preseason QB snap counts

    Mike Sando

    NFL teams have played their most important snaps of the 2013 exhibition season now that every team has played at least three games. This becomes a good time to check out how many snaps each projected starting quarterback has played. The players li...

    Blog | August 26, 2013
  6. Too few snaps? A look at QB playing time

    Mike Sando

    The San Francisco 49ers' Colin Kaepernick has played fewer preseason snaps than any projected starting quarterback except for the still-idled Robert Griffin III. Big deal? Not necessarily. Injuries, game circumstances, position battles and othe...

    Blog | August 19, 2013
  7. Camp Confidential: Seattle Seahawks

    Mike Sando

    RENTON, Wash. -- This training camp marks the Seattle Seahawks' first since 2009 without some form of a starting quarterback competition. So comfortable, mature and in command is Russell Wilson this summer that you'd swear he's been the starter for a...

    Blog | July 30, 2013
  8. Young QB debate: 'His game is complete'

    Mike Sando

    ESPN's Tim Hasselbeck and Andrew Brandt think Andrew Luck will have the best second season as a starting quarterback in 2013 over Russell Wilson, Colin Kaepernick and Robert Griffin III. They think it'll be close, however. 2012 Luck-Wilson vs. 8...

    Blog | July 12, 2013
  9. Russell Wilson and changing perceptions

    Mike Sando

    Russell Wilson frequently faced questions about his relative lack of height last season. He changed the subject during a successful rookie season as the Seattle Seahawks' starting quarterback, posting an 11-5 record while matching Peyton Manning's ro...

    Blog | June 18, 2013
  10. What happens if Seahawks need backup QB

    Mike Sando

    A newly re-signed Tarvaris Jackson will compete against Brady Quinn for the No. 2 job behind Seattle Seahawks starting quarterback Russell Wilson. The way those players performed in their most recent starts suggests the team would be better off wi...

    Blog | June 14, 2013
  11. Tarvaris Jackson revisited: pros and cons

    Mike Sando

    Tarvaris Jackson earned teammates' respect for his toughness during one season as the Seattle Seahawks' starting quarterback. Jackson had a good thing going with receiver Doug Baldwin in particular. 2010-12 QB Comparison QB Quinn ...

    Blog | June 11, 2013
  12. One reason Cardinals moved on from Kolb

    Mike Sando

    PHOENIX -- The record will show the Arizona Cardinals cut ties with Kevin Kolb to avoid paying an inflated salary to the former starting quarterback. There was more to it than that, however. Bruce Arians, the Cardinals' first-year head coach, s...

    Blog | March 20, 2013
  13. On Matt Ryan's oddly bad 2012 home stats

    Mike Sando

    The Atlanta Falcons have a 33-6 record at home with Matt Ryan as their starting quarterback. That counts the team's home playoff defeat to the Green Bay Packers following the 2010 regular season. It counts a 7-1 record at home this season heading ...

    Blog | January 10, 2013
  14. The difference between Ponder, Bradford

    Mike Sando

    The Minnesota Vikings are watching closely to see whether Christian Ponder projects as their starting quarterback for years to come. "There have been some encouraging moments this year," Kevin Seifert wrote on the NFC North blog, "but his relative...

    Blog | December 15, 2012
  15. Mixed messages in switch to Kaepernick

    Mike Sando

    San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh has named Colin Kaepernick his starting quarterback against the St. Louis Rams in Week 13. One potential reason: Kaepernick's ability to turn negative plays into positive ones. 2012 Niners QBs Under Du...

    Blog | November 28, 2012
  16. Looks like Kaepernick won over the 49ers

    Mike Sando

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Coach Jim Harbaugh saw what you saw. All the San Francisco 49ers did. They know what you're thinking about Colin Kaepernick declaring his case to unseat Alex Smith as the starting quarterback. Sounds like they're right there with you...

    Blog | November 20, 2012