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  1. A tactical consideration for 49ers' defense

    Mike Sando

    SAN FRANCISCO -- The Pittsburgh Steelers use three tight ends with one running back more frequently than any NFL team. That might not excite you, but it has caught the attention of the San Francisco 49ers' defensive coordinator. Vic Fangio pointed...

    Blog | December 19, 2011
  2. Personnel report: Which teams mix it up

    Mike Sando

    The San Francisco 49ers used 33 combinations of players at wide receiver, running back and tight end Sunday. That was the word from Matt Maiocco of, and I was hooked. Coach Jim Harbaugh and staff were known for changing up their ...

    Blog | November 03, 2011
  3. Grading NFL defenses after the catch

    Mike Sando

    The San Francisco 49ers tossed three touchdown passes against the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday. None of the passes were thrown to the end zone. A running back (Brian Westbrook), tight end (Vernon Davis) and wide receiver (Josh Morgan) gained most...

    Blog | December 15, 2010
  4. Kentwan Balmer, Glen Coffee exceptions

    Mike Sando

    Should Glen Coffee follow through with retirement plans, the San Francisco 49ers' backup running back would become the highest-drafted member of the NFL's 2009 draft class not on an 80-man roster. Another 49ers player, Kentwan Balmer, is already t...

    Blog | August 13, 2010