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  1. Kicking numbers with Jay Feely on alert

    Mike Sando

    The Arizona Cardinals have signed former Miami Dolphins kicker Dan Carpenter after coach Bruce Arians used the word "unacceptable" to describe the 30-yard try Jay Feely missed during the team's most recent exhibition game. Feely connected from 22,...

    Blog | August 21, 2013
  2. Kicking picture with Hauschka re-signed

    Mike Sando

    The Seattle Seahawks have announced Steven Hauschka's re-signing with the team. The veteran kicker could still face competition in training camp from a drafted rookie, rookie free agent or even from another veteran. 2008-2012 Field Goal Per...

    Blog | April 19, 2013
  3. 2012 NFL playoffs -- Peyton Manning's failed suitors suffer

    Adam Schefter

    Many of Peyton Manning's failed suitors are suffering, writes Adam Schefter.

    Story | Conversation | January 11, 2013
  4. NFC West dissertation on Akers, Longwell

    Mike Sando

    2008-12 NFL FG Success Rates by Venue Yards Inside Outside on grass 0-29 97.3 97.1 30-39 90.6 86.2 40-44 79.6 76.2 45-49 75.6 65.0 50-54 70.4 61.1 55+ 45.5 43.2 Totals 84...

    Blog | January 10, 2013
  5. Ryan Longwell to the rescue? A few stats

    Mike Sando

    NFC West playoff teams keep adding kickers. The Seattle Seahawks are adding former Green Bay and Minnesota kicker Ryan Longwell as insurance for the injured Steven Hauschka, ESPN's Ed Werder reports. 2011 Ryan Longwell With Vikings Yar...

    Blog | January 08, 2013
  6. Kicker David Akers of San Francisco 49ers received death threats

    San Francisco 49ers placekicker David Akers said Thursday he received death threats on Twitter and closed the account.

    Story | Conversation | January 03, 2013
  7. Around the NFC West: Pro Bowl pedigrees

    Mike Sando

    Around the NFC West: Jan. 3, 2013 Arizona Cardinals Somers: Horton's interview Bickley: Defending Andy Reid Urban: Norv link, Floyd, Horton St. Louis Rams Miklasz: Stable, Kroenke King: Rams' rebuildin...

    Blog | January 03, 2013
  8. Around the NFC West: 49ers' finishing kick

    Mike Sando

    Around the NFC West: Jan. 2, 2013 Arizona Cardinals McManaman: Cards' QB carousel Somers: Denying Reid reports Urban: Cards' interview schedule St. Louis Rams Miklasz: Assessing Rams' needs Wagoner: Ra...

    Blog | January 02, 2013
  9. Silver linings: 49ers vs. Seahawks

    Mike Sando

    The facts: The San Francisco 49ers fell to 10-4-1 with a 42-13 road defeat to the Seattle Seahawks. The upside: Even the worst defeats tend to feature a bright spot or two. The 49ers remain atop the NFC West, ahead of the Seahawks. San Franc...

    Blog | December 27, 2012
  10. Rapid Reaction: Seahawks 42, 49ers 13

    Mike Sando

    SEATTLE -- Thoughts on the Seattle Seahawks' 42-13 victory over the San Francisco 49ers at CenturyLink Field in Week 16: What it means: The Seahawks improved their record to 10-5 and secured a playoff berth while establishing themselves as arguabl...

    Blog | December 23, 2012
  11. Around the NFC West: Akers revisited

    Mike Sando

    Around the NFC West: Dec. 5, 2012 Arizona Cardinals Somers: Camp options, spitting or not McManaman: Checking in with safety Urban: Cards thoughts, Heap's release St. Louis Rams Thomas: Hayes' role, playoff ...

    Blog | December 05, 2012
  12. Colin Kaepernick to remain San Francisco 49ers' starting quarterb...

    Jim Harbaugh watched how Colin Kaepernick handled himself when things didn't go right for the San Francisco 49ers, and that told the coach plenty more about his second-year quarterback with all of three NFL starts to his name.

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2012
  13. Around the NFC West: Numbers crunching

    Mike Sando

    Around the NFC West: Nov. 28, 2012 Arizona Cardinals Somers: Need a QB, Cardinals rewind McManaman: Checking in with Zastudil Urban: Fitz wide open, Massie's up St. Louis Rams Thomas: Rookies surge, Rams cha...

    Blog | November 28, 2012
  14. Around the NFC West: Akers not slumping

    Mike Sando

    San Francisco 49ers kicker David Akers seemed like a natural candidate for the "falling" category in our weekly NFC West Stock Watch scheduled for later Tuesday. Akers missed a 41-yard attempt in overtime against St. Louis on Sunday, after all. He...

    Blog | November 13, 2012
  15. Around the NFC West: Racking up awards

    Mike Sando

    Alex Smith was named the NFC's offensive player of the week Wednesday. The award was a career first for Smith. Around the NFC West: Nov. 1, 2012 Arizona Cardinals Somers: Peterson, Whiz, trades Urban: Cy Young, 300+, p...

    Blog | November 01, 2012
  16. Around the NFC West: Bound for Bay Area

    Mike Sando

    A few thoughts before boarding a plane for San Francisco to see the 49ers' NFC West opener against the Seattle Seahawks on Thursday night: December revisited: Here's hoping these teams pick up where they left off in December. It's great having bo...

    Blog | October 18, 2012