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  1. On John Moffitt's departure from Seahawks

    Mike Sando

    The Seattle Seahawks were once counting on 2011 third-round choice John Moffitt to bolster their offensive line. They traded him to the Cleveland Browns on Monday because their depth had improved and Moffitt never played well enough to win the job ou...

    Blog | August 19, 2013
  2. Carimi, Carpenter and 2011 contemporaries

    Mike Sando

    The trade sending Gabe Carimi from the Chicago Bears to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers shines light on the 2011 draft for offensive linemen. 2011 First-Round Offensive Linemen Pk. OL Tm. Starts 17 Nate Solder NE 32 15 ...

    Blog | June 10, 2013
  3. Quick roster snapshot: Recent draft flavor

    Mike Sando

    An NFL-high five of the Seattle Seahawks' 11 draft choices from 2013 played in the Southeastern Conference. Christine Michael, Jesse Williams, Tharold Simon, Spencer Ware and Ryan Seymour joined K.J. Wright, Pep Levingston, Kris Durham, James Carp...

    Blog | June 07, 2013
  4. Raiders wanted Kaepernick -- and Russell

    Mike Sando

    The Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers, among others, tried to maneuver in the 1983 NFL draft for a shot at selecting John Elway. So did the Los Angeles Raiders. Now, former Raiders coach Hue Jackson says via Peter King that the team also...

    Blog | June 03, 2013
  5. Which team 'leads' in rookie starts since '10

    Mike Sando

    Kent Somers' piece about NFL rookies combining to start more games than in the past caught my attention Friday. I wanted to know how many games NFC West players have started as rookies in recent seasons. I wanted to break down the numbers by team ...

    Blog | May 17, 2013
  6. A word about NFC West draft strategies

    Mike Sando

    You might recall our March discussion from the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference regarding NFC West team-building strategies. St. Louis Rams chief operating officer Kevin Demoff, addressing conference attendees, noted that his team expected to...

    Blog | May 15, 2013
  7. Anthony Sherman casualty of new scheme

    Mike Sando

    Anthony Sherman should not go down in Arizona Cardinals history as a disappointing draft choice just because the team traded him after two seasons. The 2011 fifth-round pick quickly became a solid starting fullback. But with new head coach Bruce A...

    Blog | May 01, 2013
  8. 49ers vs. Seahawks: Let the debate rage

    Mike Sando

    The 2012 battle for NFC West supremacy between the San Francisco 49ers' and Seattle Seahawks' has turned into a perceived battle this offseason. "It just feels like the Seahawks make a move, then the Niners make a move," former NFL quarterback Dam...

    Blog | April 03, 2013
  9. Playing favorites? Not these head coaches

    Mike Sando

    In 2010, Pete Carroll's Seattle Seahawks famously drafted in the first round a safety from the University of Texas (Earl Thomas) over one Carroll coached at USC (Taylor Mays). That turn of events came to mind upon reading an NFC West mailbag submi...

    Blog | March 23, 2013
  10. How NFC West rates in past three drafts

    Mike Sando

    2010-12 Drafts: Total Picks by Round Tm. STL SEA SF ARI 1st 3 4 4 3 2nd 5 2 3 2 3rd 3 2 2 3 4th 3 6 2 3 5th 4 4 2 3 6th 3 4 7 5 7th 8 6 5 ...

    Blog | March 07, 2013
  11. Around the NFC West: 2011 draft's impact

    Mike Sando

    Around the NFC West: Dec. 12, 2012 Arizona Cardinals Somers: Myth vs. reality Bickley: Pressure on Michael Bidwill St. Louis Rams Strauss: Reason to believe in Rams Thomas: Finishing on D, Rams chat Wa...

    Blog | December 12, 2012
  12. Around the NFC West: Aldon Smith's night

    Mike Sando

    There has been some angst among San Francisco 49ers fans over a 2012 draft class that hasn't gotten a chance to play this season. First-rounder A.J. Jenkins, second-rounder LaMichael James and the rest of the class was inactive Monday night, as us...

    Blog | November 20, 2012
  13. Rapid Reaction: 49ers 24, Cardinals 3

    Mike Sando

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Thoughts on the San Francisco 49ers' 24-3 victory over the Arizona Cardinals at University of Phoenix Stadium in Week 8: What it means: The 49ers affirmed their status as the most complete team in the NFC West and the clear favo...

    Blog | October 29, 2012
  14. 2011 NFL draft update: Long roads back

    Mike Sando

    The third in a series of items revisiting 2011 NFC West draft choices and their 2012 outlook: Knee, shoulder, leg and heel injuries prevented a few 2011 NFC West draft choices from contributing as much as expected last season. The six players l...

    Blog | August 29, 2012
  15. 2011 NFL draft update: The elite eight

    Mike Sando

    The second in a series of items revisiting 2011 NFC West draft choices and their 2012 outlook: Eight NFC West draft choices from 2011 enter their second season having secured starting jobs. 2011 NFL Draft: Projected Starters Team OFF ...

    Blog | August 29, 2012
  16. 2011 NFL draft update: Carpenter's outlook

    Mike Sando

    The first in a series of items revisiting 2011 NFC West draft choices and their 2012 outlook: For months, the Seattle Seahawks assumed James Carpenter would land on the "PUP" list for players injured severely enough to miss camp and the start of t...

    Blog | August 29, 2012