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  1. Sando's best guesses: Week 16 predictions

    Mike Sando

    The San Francisco 49ers are the best team in the NFC West. The Arizona Cardinals and the Seattle Seahawks are the hottest teams. If only all three could play one another in the same week. We'll have to settle for the 49ers and Seahawks at Centu...

    Blog | December 23, 2011
  2. Where NFC West teams rank: Week 5

    Mike Sando

    The standings and our eyeballs can tell us the San Francisco 49ers are the best team in the NFC West right now. Our weekly look at where division teams stand in various statistical categories drives home the point. A look inside some of the num...

    Blog | October 11, 2011
  3. Wrap-up: 49ers 24, Eagles 23

    Mike Sando

    Thoughts on the San Francisco 49ers' 24-23 road victory against the Philadelphia Eagles in Week 4: What it means: The 49ers are the best team in the NFC West after scoring a signature victory under new coach Jim Harbaugh. The offense the 49ers gen...

    Blog | October 02, 2011
  4. Poll: Which owner best in NFC West?

    Mike Sando

    The next NFL Power Rankings go straight to the top. Who are the best team owners in the league? We'll break out the results Tuesday. First, I'd like to count your votes on the best owners in the NFC West. The poll provides the mechanism. ...

    Blog | May 05, 2011
  5. Rapid Reaction: Saints 34, Seahawks 19

    Mike Sando

    NEW ORLEANS -- Thoughts on the Seattle Seahawks' 34-19 loss against the New Orleans Saints in Week 11: What it means: The Seahawks weren't good enough to go toe-to-toe against Drew Brees in the Superdome, but they looked like the best team in the NF...

    Blog | November 21, 2010
  6. Audio: Doubling up on the NFC West

    Mike Sando

    The Doug and Wolf Show in Phoenix nearly stumped me Thursday by asking me to name the best team in the NFC West right now. But I did come through with an answer. Cue the audio. Update: For some reason this audio is not loading from that link or...

    Blog | October 01, 2010
  7. Saints next for Packers-Cards winner

    Mike Sando

    PHOENIX -- John Clayton, Kevin Seifert and I watched the Eagles-Cowboys game over dinner at the Cardinals' team hotel Saturday night. Dallas looks like the best team in the NFC right now and possibly the best team in the league. The Cowboys' vi...

    Blog | January 10, 2010
  8. Cardinals put down the hammer

    Mike Sando

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Football in the NFC West was fun again Sunday. Two teams with top-tier quarterbacks traded punches, sometimes literally, and the best team won. Arizona's 31-20 victory at University of Phoenix Stadium had the feel of a last s...

    Blog | November 15, 2009
  9. Mailbag: Queen of England likes Colts

    Mike Sando

    Posted by's Mike Sando Dan from parts unknown writes: I don't care how bad they played in their opener. you honestly believe the colts are the 10th-best team in NFL? If so, I am not sure I ever want to visit again because if you're ...

    Blog | September 10, 2008
  10. Best, likeliest team fits for Johnny Manziel

    Mike Sando

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Before Jim Harbaugh coached the San Francisco 49ers to three consecutive NFC Championship Games, he recruited a range of quarterbacks to Stanford University. Harbaugh couldn't have done much better than Andrew Luck, but three years af...

    Blog | February 21, 2014
  11. Teams most likely to return to playoffs

    Mike Sando

    The first Super Bowl in the New York metropolitan area features two teams from far, far away. That is fitting because the West teams were best in 2013. While six of the eight NFL teams from the AFC West and NFC West finished with winning records, the...

    Blog | January 23, 2014
  12. NFL's 10 best-positioned teams for 2014

    Mike Sando

    Imagine your disbelief if an NFL clairvoyant had told you back in August that Rex Ryan would salvage his job, Gary Kubiak would lose his and the Cleveland Browns would dump Rob Chudzinski less than one calendar year into his tenure. Imagine if som...

    Blog | December 30, 2013
  13. Tough decisions are best kind to have

    Mike Sando

    The Seattle Seahawks arguably had the NFL's best secondary even without Walter Thurmond factoring as a healthy contributor. Thurmond's strong performances through training camp and his work with the first-team defense Monday make an outstanding se...

    Blog | August 05, 2013
  14. Four veterans bordering on indispensable

    Mike Sando

    A recent radio conversation with John Clayton, Brock Huard and Danny O'Neil touched on tight end Zach Miller, a player the Seattle Seahawks would have a rough time replacing. Miller isn't the best or most valuable player on the team. He doesn't p...

    Blog | July 23, 2013
  15. Coaches, general managers and contracts

    Mike Sando

    Our Future Power Rankings seek to identify which teams are best positioned for success in 2016. That made me wonder which NFC West teams had their head coaches and general managers under contract that far into the future. NFC West Contract Du...

    Blog | June 21, 2013
  16. Perspective as Adam Snyder, 49ers reunite

    Mike Sando

    The San Francisco 49ers, by most accounts, have the best offensive line in the NFC West and one of the best in the NFL. They've needed a swing tackle and could always use veteran depth. Adam Snyder's return to the team Monday on a two-year cont...

    Blog | May 06, 2013