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  1. Mailbag: Should 49ers trade Crabtree?

    Mike Sando

    Brandon from Winston Salem, N.C., thinks the San Francisco 49ers should consider trading Michael Crabtree after the team's wide receivers failed to produce much during the playoffs. He says Crabtree has questioned Alex Smith's validity as the starter...

    Blog | January 29, 2012
  2. Wrap-up: Cardinals 20, Browns 17 (OT)

    Mike Sando

    Thoughts on the Arizona Cardinals' 20-17 overtime victory over the Cleveland Browns at University of Phoenix Stadium in Week 15: What it means: The Cardinals improved to 7-7 with an overtime victory that kept alive their playoff hopes. Arizona wou...

    Blog | December 18, 2011
  3. NFC West injury situations that matter

    Mike Sando

    Arizona: Quarterback Kevin Kolb appears close to returning from the toe and foot injuries that have sidelined him since Oct. 30. He estimated taking more than a third of the reps in practice Wednesday. All signs point to a likely return for Kolb agai...

    Blog | November 23, 2011
  4. Turns out injured Wells relatively healthy

    Mike Sando

    The Arizona Cardinals emerged from the 2011 NFL draft with three starting-caliber halfbacks. Beanie Wells is the healthiest of the three, and he's got a knee injury that could sideline him indefinitely. Tim Hightower, traded to Washington as train...

    Blog | October 24, 2011
  5. Week 5 rematches: NFC West vengeance?

    Mike Sando

    NFC West teams went 0-3 last season against the teams they face in Week 5. They lost those games by a combined 99-31 score. Much has changed since then. Let's take a look: Cardinals at Vikings Score last season: Vikings 27, Cardinals 24 (...

    Blog | October 05, 2011
  6. Beanie Wells' physical running vs. Seattle

    Mike Sando

    The Arizona Cardinals knew they were going to need a breakthrough season from Beanie Wells after trading Tim Hightower and placing Ryan Williams on injured reserve. Beanie Wells Up the Middle Category 2010 2011 Rush yards 134...

    Blog | September 21, 2011
  7. Around the NFC West: Cardinals' defense

    Mike Sando

    The first full-contact goal-line session of Arizona Cardinals training camp arrived amid some anticipation. I stood along the back of the end zone and watched the offense push around the defense convincingly. My take then: "Defensive coordinat...

    Blog | September 19, 2011
  8. Around the NFC West: Bradford's recovery

    Mike Sando

    The replay showed St. Louis Rams quarterback Sam Bradford making his usual follow-through, except for one thing. His right index finger snagged on Juqua Parker's hand as the Philadelphia Eagles' defensive lineman contested the pass. It's somewhat ...

    Blog | September 15, 2011
  9. Tim Hightower: 'A lot of emotions at once'

    Mike Sando

    Tim Hightower was driving from Phoenix to Arizona Cardinals training camp in Flagstaff when the call came from coach Ken Whisenhunt. The Cardinals, having used a 2011 second-round draft choice for running back Ryan Williams, were trading Hightower...

    Blog | September 14, 2011
  10. 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
  11. Chris Long last 2008 first-rounder standing

    Mike Sando

    NFC West teams drafted four players in the first round of the 2008 NFL draft. The St. Louis Rams' Chris Long is the only one employed by an NFC West team. Kentwan Balmer, chosen 29th overall by the San Francisco 49ers that year, had been holdin...

    Blog | August 24, 2011
  12. Foresight 20-20 on Hightower trade

    Mike Sando

    One of my regular Facebook correspondents, Jeremy, is an Arizona Cardinals fan I met down at University of Phoenix Stadium a couple of seasons ago. Jeremy reached out over the weekend to say the Cardinals would happily undo the Tim Hightower trade...

    Blog | August 22, 2011
  13. Three things revisited: Cardinals-Packers

    Mike Sando

    Looking back upon three things discussed here before the Arizona Cardinals' 28-20 preseason defeat at Green Bay on Friday night: 1. Pass-rush inflation: The Cardinals did get pressure on Aaron Rodgers at times, but not from their outside linebacke...

    Blog | August 19, 2011
  14. Awaiting word on Cards' Ryan Williams

    Mike Sando

    The Arizona Cardinals' offense took a hit Friday night when rookie running back Ryan Williams left the team's preseason game against Green Bay on a motorized cart. Replays showed a Packers player landing on the back of Williams' lower right leg. ...

    Blog | August 19, 2011
  15. Three things: Cardinals-Packers

    Mike Sando

    Three things to watch for in the Arizona Cardinals' Week 2 preseason game against the Green Bay Packers on Friday night at 8 p.m. ET: 1. Pass-rush inflation: The Cardinals eagerly await a breakout pass-rushing performance from one of their young...

    Blog | August 19, 2011
  16. Three things revisited: Cardinals-Raiders

    Mike Sando

    Looking back upon the three things discussed here heading into the Arizona Cardinals' preseason opener Thursday night: Kevin Kolb's protection: The Raiders got pressure on Kolb a few times, but the Cardinals' new quarterback generally handled the ...

    Blog | August 12, 2011