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  1. Ranking NFC's second-tier teams

    Mike Sando

    The Detroit Lions cannot get any love even after putting a 40-10 beating on the Aaron Rodgers-less Green Bay Packers in Week 13. "The Lions are just so helter-skelter," one NFL general manager said. "I'd put the Eagles before them [in the NFC],...

    Blog | December 02, 2013
  2. If a FG is the difference in playoffs (gulp)

    Mike Sando

    The guys at numberFire, fresh off projecting all wild-card winners correctly, use their latest Insider piece to project a Seattle-San Francisco matchup in the NFC Championship Game. Their projection model has the Seahawks beating Atlanta and the ...

    Blog | January 08, 2013
  3. Around the NFC West: Kolb, Cards at 3-0

    Mike Sando

    The beating Arizona's defense put on Philadelphia's Michael Vick was, in my view, the dominant theme from the Cardinals' 27-6 victory over the Eagles in Week 3. Five sacks and 13 quarterback hits were key. But the Kevin Kolb angle was arguably ...

    Blog | September 24, 2012
  4. Mailbag: Seahawks thanking Cardinals?

    Mike Sando

    Brandon from Winston-Salem, N.C., thinks the Arizona Cardinals affected the Seattle Seahawks' quarterback situation more than some might realize. "Being a Niners fan, I think the Seahawks should thank the Cardinals 7-9 times for beating the 49ers ...

    Blog | June 29, 2012
  5. Want respect? Beating Saints would earn it

    Mike Sando

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- A reporter asked San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis whether or not his offense felt pressure to keep pace with Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints on Saturday. "No, I don't think it's about keeping up with them," D...

    Blog | January 11, 2012
  6. QBR ranks: Smith, Skelton step up

    Mike Sando

    NFC West quarterbacks took a beating in 2011 -- not just with the 203 sacks they absorbed, either. We've heard the criticisms and levied them from time to time. Alex Smith is a merely game manager, John Skelton lacks accuracy, Kevin Kolb lacks poc...

    Blog | January 02, 2012
  7. Around the NFC West: 49ers needed bye

    Mike Sando

    The record books show the San Francisco 49ers without an NFL playoff victory since Jan. 5, 2003. Beating the St. Louis Rams in Week 17 to secure a first-round playoff bye should count for something, however. Those familiar with the importance of p...

    Blog | January 02, 2012
  8. NFC West Stock Watch

    Mike Sando

    FALLING 1. Josh McDaniels, St. Louis Rams offensive coordinator. The Rams were more than a few play calls away from beating the Seattle Seahawks on Monday night. Still, it was tough to justify the Rams' play selection near the goal line. Sending i...

    Blog | December 13, 2011
  9. Tarvaris Jackson and beating the rush

    Mike Sando

    The Pittsburgh Steelers, despite their rough showing in Week 1, can obviously test a quarterback's ability to distribute the football before pressure arrives. How the Seattle Seahawks' Tarvaris Jackson fares in this area should be of special inter...

    Blog | September 14, 2011
  10. 2011 NFL Draft: Value of 25th overall pick

    Mike Sando

    This is the final item in a series revisiting relatively recent NFL trades involving first-round draft choices in the slots NFC West teams occupy this year. Beating the St. Louis Rams in Week 17 and the New Orleans Saints in the wild-card round co...

    Blog | March 14, 2011
  11. Around the NFC West: Warner's advice

    Mike Sando

    Jim Corbett of USA Today says former Cardinals quarterback Kurt Warner offers advice to Green Bay for beating the Steelers' defense. Warner passed for 377 yards against Pittsburgh in the Super Bowl two years ago, turning a 20-7 fourth-quarter defi...

    Blog | January 31, 2011
  12. NFC West draft position and QB searches

    Mike Sando

    Clinching the NFC West title and winning a playoff game has dropped the Seattle Seahawks from eighth to 25th in the 2011 NFL draft order. The slide will continue with every additional Seattle victory. Beating St. Louis and New Orleans over the ...

    Blog | January 10, 2011
  13. Wrap-up: Packers 34, 49ers 16

    Mike Sando

    Thoughts on the San Francisco 49ers' 34-16 defeat at Green Bay in Week 13: What it means: Nothing much changed for the 49ers in the bigger picture because a victory at Green Bay was always a long shot. Beating the Packers would have been huge. Los...

    Blog | December 05, 2010
  14. Wrap-up: Rams 36, Broncos 33

    Mike Sando

    Thoughts on the St. Louis Rams' 36-33 win against the Denver Broncos at Mile High Stadium in Week 12: What it means: The Rams moved into a first-place tie with Seattle atop the NFC West at 5-6, but they hold the tiebreaker after beating the Seahaw...

    Blog | November 28, 2010
  15. Midseason Stock Watch: Rams

    Mike Sando

    Power Rankings: Preseason: 32. This week: 21. 2010 Schedule/Results Where they stand: The Rams are 4-4 and leading the NFC West. They hold the tiebreaker over 4-4 Seattle after beating the Seahawks in Week 4. The Rams have used improved quarter...

    Blog | November 10, 2010
  16. Rams staring down their recent history

    Mike Sando

    Six mostly tough years have passed since the St. Louis Rams emerged from Week 10 of an NFL season with a winning record. They can end the streak Sunday by beating the San Francisco 49ers. The Rams are 4-4 entering Week 10, same as they were in ...

    Blog | November 09, 2010