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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. Would the Philadelphia Eagles trade up for Marcus Mariota? - NFL

    Mike Sando

    Chip Kelly's former QB at Oregon could be the top prospect in the 2015 NFL draft. Would the Eagles consider trading up to pick him? Mike Sando polls coaches and executives from around the league on the most intriguing hypothetical of next year's draft.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2014
  3. Why Philadelphia Eagles don't need to make Nick Foles their franc...

    Mike Sando

    QB Nick Foles has thrived in Chip Kelly's system. But the coach may believe almost any good QB could do the same. So don't bank yet on a long-term commitment.

    Story | Conversation | September 16, 2014
  4. Will Jets finally draft for offense?

    Mike Sando

    NFL teams, general managers and coaches are riding streaks and carrying tendencies into the 2014 draft. They've selected quarterbacks first overall in 12 of the past 16 years, throwing in linemen as occasional changeups, for example. They've selected...

    Blog | April 24, 2014
  5. Best, likeliest team fits for Johnny Manziel

    Mike Sando

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Before Jim Harbaugh coached the San Francisco 49ers to three consecutive NFC Championship Games, he recruited a range of quarterbacks to Stanford University. Harbaugh couldn't have done much better than Andrew Luck, but three years af...

    Blog | February 21, 2014
  6. Can Dalton get it done for the Bengals?

    Mike Sando

    Now is about when the Cincinnati Bengals should be hitting their stride offensively with third-year quarterback Andy Dalton and a talented array of young skill players around him. They have the deep receiver in A.J. Green. They have two highly drafte...

    Blog | October 05, 2013
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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