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  1. Politician blocking for Marshawn Lynch?

    Mike Sando

    Gavin Newsom, lieutenant governor of California, personally called NFL commissioner Roger Goodell as a character witness for Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch regarding a DUI arrest. How's that for having friends in high places? As M...

    Blog | August 08, 2013
  2. 101ESPN St. Louis audio: Outlaw program?

    Mike Sando

    Two substance-abuse suspsensions, one DUI arrest and two one-game benchings have negatively branded the St. Louis Rams' 2012 draft class. All off-field troubles are not the same, however. This situation lends itself to exaggeration, a subject I di...

    Blog | June 05, 2013
  3. Around the NFC West: Not a banner day

    Mike Sando

    The Seattle Seahawks' first organized team activity session featuring Percy Harvin didn't feature Harvin as much as once anticipated. It became more about Bruce Irvin's suspension, Josh Portis' DUI arrest, Cliff Avril's foot injury and Marshawn Ly...

    Blog | May 21, 2013
  4. Ramifications for Trumaine Johnson's arrest

    Mike Sando

    St. Louis Rams cornerback Trumaine Johnson appears more likely to incur a fine than a suspension relating to his recent DUI arrest in Montana. That could change if details emerge showing aggravating circumstances. According to KPAX News, Johnso...

    Blog | March 22, 2013
  5. Writing on wall for Leroy Hill before incident

    Mike Sando

    NEW ORLEANS -- Leroy Hill's eight-year career with the Seattle Seahawks was probably finished before his arrest on domestic-violence charges Tuesday. Hill turns 31 in December and has no contract for 2013. His roster spot appeared in some jeopardy...

    Blog | January 30, 2013
  6. Harris' arrest a reminder of failed drafts past

    Mike Sando

    NEW ORLEANS -- Recent first-round draft choices such as Michael Crabtree and Aldon Smith helped the San Francisco 49ers reach Super Bowl XLVII. Failed first-round choices held back the team previously. One of them, 2003 first-rounder Kwame Harris,...

    Blog | January 28, 2013
  7. Info scarce on latest Aldon Smith report

    Mike Sando

    Bye weeks and offseasons scare NFL coaches, because they know players have free time to find trouble. In some cases, trouble finds players. The San Francisco 49ers' Aldon Smith knows both sides of that coin. He's had a DUI arrest. He's been inj...

    Blog | November 01, 2012
  8. If Marshawn Lynch misses season opener

    Mike Sando

    For weeks, Seattle Seahawks fans wondered whether a DUI arrest might lead to a one-game suspension for running back Marshawn Lynch. Those fears have subsided in the interim, but Lynch's status against Arizona in the season opener has become an iss...

    Blog | September 04, 2012
  9. Leroy Hill's arrests keep costing him cash

    Mike Sando

    Leroy Hill's most recent arrest gives the Seattle Seahawks and other potential NFL suitors reason to proceed toward him with skepticism when free agency begins March 13. This arrest, Hill's second on a marijuana-related offense and third overall i...

    Blog | February 27, 2012
  10. A few notes: Lynch, McDonald and more

    Mike Sando

    A few odds and ends from around the NFC West on the Wednesday following Super Bowl XLVI: Ray McDonald's arrest on an outstanding warrant gives the San Francisco 49ers two known arrests in less than two weeks, both related to cases involving alleg...

    Blog | February 08, 2012
  11. What Aldon Smith's DUI arrest could mean

    Mike Sando

    Draft analysts loved Aldon Smith's talent. Some questioned his immediate readiness for life in the NFL. "Is still immature and needs to figure out what it means to be a pro," Pro Football Weekly's annual draft guide noted before the San Francisco ...

    Blog | January 28, 2012
  12. Lessons apply in latest DUI arrest

    Mike Sando

    The ultimately bogus arrest involving Arizona Cardinals outside linebacker Joey Porter earlier this offseason came to mind upon reading news that another NFC West player, Ray McDonald of the San Francisco 49ers, had been arrested for allegedly drivin...

    Blog | June 14, 2010
  13. Seahawks GM issues statement on Hill

    Mike Sando

    Leroy Hill's domestic-violence arrest came as the Seahawks were preparing to open their first minicamp under new coach Pete Carroll. Off-field issues already stood as a minor storyline heading into this camp after the team decided to bring in Regg...

    Blog | April 12, 2010
  14. Hill could lose $352,941 per game

    Mike Sando

    Seahawks linebacker Leroy Hill, already facing a likely one-game NFL suspension following a guilty plea for marijuana possession, could face more serious discipline after another arrest. Hill faces a domestic-violence charge in the Seattle area. ...

    Blog | April 12, 2010
  15. No charges for Joey Porter

    Mike Sando

    Joey Porter's arrest will result in nothing more than embarrassment after prosecutors decided against filing charges. PorterThat's great news for Porter and good news for the Cardinals. Porter should now escape any meaningful league sanction, a...

    Blog | March 31, 2010
  16. Around the NFC West: Porter's case

    Mike Sando

    Steve Swenson of the Bakersfield Californian says Cardinals outside linebacker Joey Porter plans to fight his DUI arrest amid reports that the arresting officer has issues of his own. Swenson: "The officer who arrested Porter has a pending drunken...

    Blog | March 31, 2010