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  1. Manning's impact on Super Bowl rosters

    Mike Sando

    NEWARK, N.J. -- Yeah, the Seattle Seahawks wanted Peyton Manning. Their quarterback odyssey under coach Pete Carroll had taken them from Matt Hasselbeck to Charlie Whitehurst to Tarvaris Jackson to a runway in Denver, where Carroll and general manage...

    Blog | January 28, 2014
  2. Scouting Peyton versus the Chiefs' D

    Mike Sando

    There is no accepted blueprint for stopping Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos' offense, or else everyone in the NFL would be using it every week. Smart people in the league cannot agree on a set of best defensive practices, other than the generic...

    Blog | November 13, 2013
  3. Tom Brady's 'deep' issues

    Mike Sando

    Tom Brady's winning touchdown pass to undrafted rookie Kenbrell Thompkins gave the New England Patriots something to celebrate in Week 6. Not only had the quarterback connected with one of his new targets, but the Patriots had also improved their rec...

    Blog | October 16, 2013
  4. Three things revisited: Broncos-Seahawks

    Mike Sando

    Looking back on three things discussed here before the Seattle Seahawks' second exhibition game of the 2013 preseason, a 40-10 victory at home against the Denver Broncos on Saturday night: 1. The starting QBs. Peyton Manning and Russell Wilson co...

    Blog | August 18, 2013
  5. Three things: Broncos-Seahawks

    Mike Sando

    Three things to watch for Saturday night in the Seattle Seahawks' second exhibition game of the 2013 season, set for 10 p.m. ET at home against the Denver Broncos: 1. The starting QBs. The Seahawks' leadership begged Peyton Manning to consider sig...

    Blog | August 17, 2013
  6. NFC West lessons from Robert Kraft rant

    Mike Sando

    PHOENIX -- New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft's comments regarding the Wes Welker situation made for compelling theater at the NFL owners meeting Monday. Reporters long familiar with the Patriots' ways could not believe what they were hearing...

    Blog | March 18, 2013
  7. Danny Amendola to Pats: a few thoughts

    Mike Sando

    A quick look at the contract figures suggests the New England Patriots valued St. Louis Rams free agent Danny Amendola more than they valued their own Wes Welker. After all, they gave Amendola a five-year deal for $31 million after watching Welker...

    Blog | March 14, 2013
  8. Initial thoughts on Cliff Avril and Seahawks

    Mike Sando

    Former St. Louis Rams receiver Danny Amendola's five-year contract agreement with New England comes as no surprise after Wes Welker left the Patriots for Denver. The two-year agreement between Detroit Lions defensive end Cliff Avril and the Seattl...

    Blog | March 13, 2013
  9. Welker to Broncos: What for Amendola?

    Mike Sando

    News that New England Patriots receiver Wes Welker is signing with the Denver Broncos could create an opening for St. Louis Rams receiver Danny Amendola. In fact, I suspect the Patriots risked losing Welker in part because they knew Amendola would...

    Blog | March 13, 2013
  10. Amendola thoughts as free agency nears

    Mike Sando

    The St. Louis Rams' Danny Amendola, like Wes Welker of New England, is a cat-quick slot receiver from Texas Tech with experience in Josh McDaniels' offense. Neither receiver has a contract for the 2013 season. Neither was named his team's franchis...

    Blog | March 06, 2013
  11. Searching for ways to slow Tom Brady

    Mike Sando

    A few thoughts on the San Francisco 49ers' defense matching up against the New England Patriots' offense in Week 15: 2012 Tom Brady Passing Pass-rushers 0-4 5+ Action plays 396 154 TD-INT 11-4 18-0 Sack rate...

    Blog | December 12, 2012
  12. Where Seahawks' pass game hits groove

    Mike Sando

    Our Friday look at the St. Louis Rams' deep passing game required sorting quarterback production by how far passes traveled past the line of scrimmage. The Rams' Sam Bradford was more effective than most on passes traveling more than 35 yards past...

    Blog | December 08, 2012
  13. NFC West Stock Watch

    Mike Sando

    Falling 1. Wayward Rams rookies. The St. Louis Rams battled to a 24-24 tie in San Francisco without cornerback Janoris Jenkins or receiver Chris Givens. Coach Jeff Fisher named both players inactive for violating team rules. Jenkins had been strug...

    Blog | November 13, 2012
  14. Peterson, Harvin double trouble for Cards?

    Mike Sando

    Levi Brown's injury and an underwhelming quarterback competition were supposed to doom the Arizona Cardinals in 2012. The team surprised skeptics by winning its first four games anyway. The injury news has worsened. The Cardinals have fallen to...

    Blog | October 19, 2012
  15. QBR ranks: Russell Wilson stands tallest

    Mike Sando

    At least one NFC West game from Week 6 followed its expected course. The Seattle Seahawks indeed had problems against New England Patriots receiver Wes Welker. And the Patriots were indeed vulnerable on deep passes. 2012 Total QBR vs. Patriot...

    Blog | October 15, 2012
  16. Wrap-up: Seahawks 24, Patriots 23

    Mike Sando

    Thoughts on the Seattle Seahawks' 24-23 victory against the New England Patriots in Week 6: What it means: The Seahawks improved to 4-2 with a comeback victory that should at least temporarily silence calls for the team to replace rookie quarterba...

    Blog | October 14, 2012