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  1. Defense, anyone? Not in year of QB

    Mike Sando

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Kurt Warner and Aaron Rodgers are treating fans to an encore performance in the year of the quarterback. It's time for someone on defense -- Adrian Wilson or Charles Woodson, perhaps -- to make the pivotal play on defense....

    Blog | January 10, 2010
  2. Challenging stereotype of troubled players

    Mike Sando

    Third-year Seattle Seahawks receiver Doug Baldwin woke up Saturday morning and readied himself for one of the kids camps he champions. Quarterback Russell Wilson and running back Marshawn Lynch were among the Seattle teammates doing a similar thin...

    Blog | July 17, 2013
  3. Debating Carson Palmer's exit strategy

    Mike Sando

    AFC West blogger Bill Williamson and I first met as competing beat reporters covering the Seattle Seahawks in 1998. Warren Moon's contract holdout was the big story that year. Williamson and I spent part of Monday discussing another quarterback...

    Blog | April 01, 2013
  4. Making the NFC West rounds on a Sunday

    Mike Sando

    Taking a spin around the NFC West on this fifth Sunday in March: Kolb to the Bills: Initial reports suggest former Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kevin Kolb could earn as much as $13 million on a two-year deal with the Buffalo Bills. Of course, a ...

    Blog | March 31, 2013
  5. On Wilson's No. 3 finish in rookie voting

    Mike Sando

    NEW ORLEANS -- The Seattle Seahawks would have been thrilled before the 2012 season if someone had told them quarterback Russell Wilson would finish third in offensive rookie of the year balloting. They had reason to expect better after Wilson arg...

    Blog | February 02, 2013
  6. 49ers arrive: SB 'not a pressure situation'

    Mike Sando

    Leave it to second-year San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick to provide wisdom and perspective following his team's arrival in New Orleans for Super Bowl XLVII. "Pressure comes from a lack of preparation," Kaepernick told reporters dur...

    Blog | January 28, 2013
  7. Around the NFC West: Year of QB surprise

    Mike Sando

    This will go down as the year of the unconventional quarterback decision in the NFC West. The Seattle Seahawks went with third-round rookie Russell Wilson over free-agent addition Matt Flynn even though Flynn had signed a $19.5 million contract mo...

    Blog | November 30, 2012
  8. QBR ranks: Revisiting Kaepernick's night

    Mike Sando

    Just about everything Colin Kaepernick tried Monday night worked for the San Francisco 49ers' second-year quarterback. Kaepernick completed 10 of 14 passes for 143 yards and a touchdown when the Chicago Bears rushed him with four or fewer defender...

    Blog | November 21, 2012
  9. QBR ranks: Sam Bradford answers call

    Mike Sando

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Sam Bradford showed Sunday what he can do when armed with a talented receiver he trusts implicitly. The St. Louis Rams' third-year quarterback completed 11 of 12 passes when targeting Danny Amendola during a 24-24 tie against the ...

    Blog | November 12, 2012
  10. Worst NFL contracts? We've got one here

    Mike Sando

    Some context after seeing Kevin Kolb's six-year, $62.1 million deal ranked fourth on a list of the 10 worst current contracts NFL teams have signed: Desperate situation: Arizona needed a new quarterback badly after suffering through a 5-11 season...

    Blog | October 25, 2012
  11. 101ESPN St. Louis audio: Miklasz Show

    Mike Sando

    Sam Bradford was very good Sunday in Detroit when the Lions failed to pressure him. The St. Louis Rams' third-year quarterback completed 17 of 23 passes (73.9 percent) for 198 yards in these ideal situations. Bradford took three sacks and faile...

    Blog | September 11, 2012
  12. 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
  13. Aikman, Bradshaw on QB; Mort likes 49ers

    Mike Sando

    The camera showed Alex Smith on the sideline before a recent preseason game. In the broadcast booth, two Hall of Fame quarterbacks offered their takes on the San Francisco 49ers' quarterback. "He did not have a great year statistically, but he ...

    Blog | September 03, 2012
  14. 49ers: Backup QB plan

    Mike Sando

    Assessing the 49ers' backup QB situation if Alex Smith is injured and misses time. The 49ers are grooming second-year backup Colin Kaepernick for a potential starting role in the next couple of years, but Smith provides the safest option for the t...

    Blog | June 05, 2012
  15. A nod to Alex Smith, amid some questions

    Mike Sando

    Justin from Davis, Calif., asks whether there's something more to Alex Smith. Specifically, can he become truly elite? "What is the hope of someone transforming into a superstar quarterback after so many non-performing years?" Mike Sando: Before a...

    Blog | April 01, 2012
  16. Fisher wants more prep time for Bradford

    Mike Sando

    NFL players won lifestyle concessions from team owners during the most recent labor negotiations. Some of those concessions aren't sitting well with first-year St. Louis Rams coach Jeff Fisher. "We would love to have our quarterback upstairs an...

    Blog | March 14, 2012