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  1. Fantasy Watch: Spotting trends for Week 12

    Mike Sando

    Our weekly look at playing-time trends in the NFC West, with an eye toward the fantasy leagues you routinely dominate: Arizona Cardinals: Larry Fitzgerald, Andre Roberts and Rob Housler have played more offensive snaps than any non-linemen on the...

    Blog | November 25, 2012
  2. Fantasy watch: Playing time in Week 2

    Mike Sando

    The NFL is making available playing-time stats one day after games are played. A look inside some of the numbers, with a nod toward fantasy football when appropriate: Arizona Cardinals: Larry Fitzgerald and Andre Roberts were again the primary re...

    Blog | September 17, 2012
  3. Four fantasy nuggets, from Fitz to Lynch

    Mike Sando

    Four quick notes, one per NFC West team, from KC Joyner's newly published 2012 fantasy guide: St. Louis Rams: Steven Jackson can still make the most of good blocking. Jackson averaged 8.7 yards per carry, second only to Reggie Bush, when the Rams...

    Blog | June 28, 2012
  4. Mailbag: Respect factor for Wells, top RBs

    Mike Sando

    MoJo from Tucson, Ariz., asks a fairly open-ended question regarding the Arizona Cardinals' leading rusher. "How much respect did defenses show to Beanie Wells last season?" he asks. 2011 Early-down Rushes vs. Loaded Fronts Rank RB ...

    Blog | May 06, 2012
  5. Fitzgerald sizes up improved NFC West

    Mike Sando

    INDIANAPOLIS -- On the field, the best NFL cornerbacks are often no match for Larry Fitzgerald. Keeping up with the Arizona Cardinals' Pro Bowl receiver off the field can be a challenge, too. Fans and media pulled at Fitzgerald from every direc...

    Blog | February 02, 2012
  6. Around the NFC West: Kevin Kolb's health

    Mike Sando

    At some point, the Arizona Cardinals need Kevin Kolb to prove he can hold up well enough physically to stay in the lineup. It's less clear whether they need him to win their remaining games. Kolb has not been consistently better than backup Joh...

    Blog | December 14, 2011
  7. NFC West racked up YAC against itself

    Mike Sando

    Players catching shorter passes -- running backs, slot receivers and some tight ends -- tend to gain more yards after the catch than those running deeper routes. That is one point to keep in mind when reading through the chart ranking NFC West pla...

    Blog | December 13, 2011
  8. 2011 Cardinals Week 12: Five observations

    Mike Sando

    Five things I noticed about the Arizona Cardinals while watching their 23-20 road victory over the St. Louis Rams in Week 12: Cardinals exploited Rams' tackle situation. Defensive end Calais Campbell ended the Rams' first drive by shedding left t...

    Blog | November 28, 2011
  9. Final Word: NFC West

    Mike Sando

    Five nuggets of knowledge about Week 4: Assessing the 49ers' chances in Philly. The Eagles, losers of two in a row, haven't lost three games in succession since a 2007 stretch played mostly without their starting quarterback. The 49ers, winners at...

    Blog | September 30, 2011
  10. Final Word: NFC West

    Mike Sando

    Five nuggets of knowledge about Week 3: Larry Fitzgerald road show resumes. The Arizona Cardinals' Pro Bowl receiver caught a combined 23 passes for 251 yards in road games against Seattle over the 2008 and 2009 seasons. His production at the form...

    Blog | September 23, 2011
  11. Players NFC West teams cannot lose

    Mike Sando

    No team in the NFC West and few anywhere have a player as valuable to them as Peyton Manning is to the Indianapolis Colts. But with Manning lost to the Colts indefinitely following neck surgery, this marks a good time to update the list of "indisp...

    Blog | September 09, 2011
  12. Intelligence report: Arizona Cardinals

    Mike Sando

    Five things to know about the Arizona Cardinals, straight from our newly published 2011 preview: 1. Kolb has to be the guy: The Cardinals are paying Kevin Kolb about what Sam Bradford will receive for the next five years. That puts Arizona's commi...

    Blog | September 01, 2011
  13. Gridiron Challenge: Invitation to dominate

    Mike Sando

    The NFC West Gridiron Challenge is back for another season on the NFC West blog. This is an easy-to-play fantasy game allowing participants to set weekly lineups without restrictions on player availability. You want Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers?...

    Blog | August 26, 2011
  14. Post-camp feel: How I rank the NFC West

    Mike Sando

    General impressions on how the NFC West standings should shake out following visits to each training camp in the division: 1. St. Louis Rams Projected wins: 8 General feel: The Rams have been and remain on an upward trajectory. Sam Bradford,...

    Blog | August 23, 2011
  15. Poll: NFC West offensive star power

    Mike Sando

    Arizona Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald finished fourth in voting for the best offensive players who aren't quarterbacks. The St. Louis Rams' Steven Jackson appeared on one ballot, mine, while no other NFC West players drew mention. ...

    Blog | May 31, 2011
  16. Ranking NFC West's top offensive players

    Mike Sando's offseason NFL Power Rankings continue later Tuesday with a look at the 10 best offensive players among non-quarterbacks heading into the 2011 season. Paul Kuharsky will have the story on his AFC South blog. My ballot will take into a...

    Blog | May 31, 2011