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  1. Eight in the Box: RB status check

    Mike Sando

    How does each NFC West team look at running back, and what still needs to be done? Arizona Cardinals: This is a transitional year at the position for Arizona. Free-agent addition Rashard Mendenhall gets a shot to revive his career following a disa...

    Blog | May 24, 2013
  2. Eight in the Box: Breakout player

    Mike Sando

    Who is one potential breakout player for each NFC West team in 2013? Arizona Cardinals: Tight end Rob Housler comes to mind as a talented young player likely to benefit from an upgraded quarterback situation. Housler had 45 receptions, so it's not...

    Blog | April 12, 2013
  3. Around the NFC West: Pro Bowl pedigrees

    Mike Sando

    Around the NFC West: Jan. 3, 2013 Arizona Cardinals Somers: Horton's interview Bickley: Defending Andy Reid Urban: Norv link, Floyd, Horton St. Louis Rams Miklasz: Stable, Kroenke King: Rams' rebuildin...

    Blog | January 03, 2013
  4. NFC West: Injury situations that matter

    Mike Sando

    Arizona Cardinals: Kevin Kolb (ribs) does not appear close to returning. John Skelton will start at quarterback. Receiver Andre Roberts (ankle) and defensive end Ronald Talley (ankle) did not practice. Defensive end Calais Campbell, held out of the C...

    Blog | December 05, 2012
  5. NFC West: Injury situations that matter

    Mike Sando

    Arizona Cardinals: Kevin Kolb is expected to miss another week, at least, with the rib injuries he suffered against Buffalo in Week 6. Receiver Andre Roberts (ankle) missed practice Wednesday. Safety Justin Bethel (shoulder), receiver LaRon Byrd (hea...

    Blog | November 28, 2012
  6. 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
  7. Fantasy Watch: Trends through Week 10

    Mike Sando

    Our weekly look at playing-time trends in the NFC West, with an eye toward fantasy football: Arizona Cardinals: Rookie receiver Michael Floyd has played about 60 percent of the Cardinals' offensive snaps over the past two weeks. He was at 38.4 pe...

    Blog | November 18, 2012
  8. NFC West: Injury situations that matter

    Mike Sando

    Arizona Cardinals: Quarterback Kevin Kolb (ribs) will miss the game at Minnesota, giving John Skelton his first start since the season opener. I've broken down their statistical similarities and differences since Week 12 last season in case you're in...

    Blog | October 17, 2012
  9. Fantasy Watch: Playing time in Week 5

    Mike Sando

    Our weekly look at playing time in the NFC West, slanted toward fantasy football: Starting RB Playing Time: Week 5 RB Snaps Pct. Marshawn Lynch 50 78.1 Steven Jackson 36 64.3 Frank Gore 41 61.2 Rya...

    Blog | October 08, 2012
  10. Touchy subject: RB getting too much work?

    Mike Sando

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Marshawn Lynch has 99 touches, defined as carries plus receptions, through the Seattle Seahawks' first four games. Only five players since 2008 have had more to this point in a season. How many is too many? Arian Foster has 112 th...

    Blog | October 07, 2012
  11. Final Word: NFC West

    Mike Sando

    Five nuggets of knowledge about Week 1: Pressure situation. The San Francisco 49ers must pressure Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, of course. They'll be counting on second-year linebacker Aldon Smith to pick up where he left off last s...

    Blog | September 07, 2012
  12. 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
  13. What gives 49ers jump over West upstarts

    Mike Sando

    The Mike Nolan era in San Francisco produced more heartache than the 49ers would care to revisit, but the long-term legacy isn't so bad. Eleven draft choices, including eight current starters and five Pro Bowl selections, remain on the 49ers' rost...

    Blog | June 04, 2012
  14. The truth hurts: How injuries affected West

    Mike Sando

    The San Francisco 49ers have become the hunted in the NFC West. Having already take aim at their 2011 turnover differential, let us consider another reason for a potential 2012 regression from 13-3. "Repeating the 2011 relative lack of injuries...

    Blog | January 28, 2012
  15. Four score: Gore, Lynch, Wells and Jackson

    Mike Sando

    The four starting running backs from the NFC West have combined for 4,090 yards and 33 rushing touchdowns through 14 games. They are heading toward the regular-season finish line at varying speeds. The Seattle Seahawks' Marshawn Lynch, though cont...

    Blog | December 21, 2011
  16. Update: RB contract situations in NFC West

    Mike Sando

    Watching the St. Louis Rams' Steven Jackson go to waste during another lost season raised a good question in the comments section of a recent "silver linings" item. "How long is Jackson's contract?" OleSagginSeahawk asked. That depends. Jackson...

    Blog | December 14, 2011