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  1. On Aaron Rodgers' Pro Bowl complaints

    Mike Sando

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Retired tight end Todd Christensen once half-jokingly said he could "smell the Mai Tais in the huddle" during Pro Bowl games. The annual all-star game has always been a farce. Aaron Rodgers thought things went too far during the...

    Blog | February 01, 2012
  2. Power rankings: Best, worst teams of decade

    Mike Sando

    Posted by ESPN.com's Mike Sando The Patriots have won more regular-season, playoff and Super Bowl games than any NFL team since the 2000 season. That made them an easy choice for team of the decade. Ranking the 31 other teams took a little more...

    Blog | June 25, 2009
  3. Offseason fixes for San Francisco 49ers - NFL

    Mike Sando

    The San Francisco 49ers will have a new coach in 2015, and his development of QB Colin Kaepernick will be a key. Mike Sando identifies the other necessary offseason fixes for the San Francisco 49ers.

    Story | Conversation | December 30, 2014
  4. Seattle Seahawks are dealing with identity issues on offense - NF...

    Mike Sando

    Do the Seattle Seahawks have reason to be worried after their 3-2 start? Mike Sando looks at some changes they could need to make, plus runs through the rest of his 10 takeaways from Week 6.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2014
  5. Why Seattle Seahawks are my pick to win Super Bowl XLIX - NFL

    Mike Sando

    The Seattle Seahawks are Mike Sando's pick to win Super Bowl XLIX. Here are seven reasons he has the champs repeating.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2014
  6. Darrelle Revis' value, potential team fits

    Mike Sando

    Two decades ago, the San Francisco 49ers had reached three NFC Championship Games in a four-year window without winning a Super Bowl. Instead of staying the course, they moved aggressively to sign Deion Sanders, then the game's best cover cornerback....

    Blog | March 11, 2014
  7. The Niners' Kaepernick dilemma

    Mike Sando

    Colin Kaepernick has a 21-8 record with four playoff victories and one Super Bowl appearance since becoming the San Francisco 49ers' starting quarterback during the 2012 season. Not everyone loves everything about his game, but it's tough finding qua...

    Blog | February 11, 2014
  8. Boger gets high marks from his doubter

    Mike Sando

    NEW ORLEANS -- The officiating website footballzebras.com made headlines before Super Bowl XLVII by questioning Jerome Boger's appointment to the game as referee. Despite complaints from San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh, Boger and his crew m...

    Blog | February 04, 2013
  9. First-half thoughts as 49ers trail yet again

    Mike Sando

    NEW ORLEANS -- The San Francisco 49ers had to overcome a 24-14 halftime deficit to beat the Atlanta Falcons in the NFC Championship Game. They'll need to overcome a 21-6 deficit against the Baltimore Ravens to win Super Bowl XLVII. Baltimore is pl...

    Blog | February 03, 2013
  10. Final Word: Super Bowl XLVII

    Mike Sando

    Five nuggets of knowledge about the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII: Vernon Davis can be an unstoppable postseason force: The seventh-year tight end has averaged 27.6 yards per reception in four playoff games over the past two seasons. He ...

    Blog | February 02, 2013
  11. Countdown Daily: Super Bowl Friday

    Mike Sando

    NEW ORLEANS -- Thanks to Jamison Hensley and Prim Siripipat for carrying the Super Bowl preview video we shot with producer Steve Hodolitz earlier Friday. It's probably my last contribution on this Friday night before the big game. Have a great...

    Blog | February 01, 2013
  12. Quick look at Lewis, Willis and Bowman

    Mike Sando

    NEW ORLEANS -- Super Bowl XLVII features arguably the greatest inside linebacker in NFL history (Ray Lewis) and the two best in the game today (Patrick Willis, NaVorro Bowman). Average Tackle Yardage Downfield Direction In Out All ...

    Blog | February 01, 2013
  13. Wilson to Fitz: Not a bad West connection

    Mike Sando

    What a thrill it must have been Sunday for Seattle Seahawks rookie Russell Wilson to find Arizona Cardinals legend Larry Fitzgerald for a 9-yard touchdown reception. The Pro Bowl, though lacking in the drama that makes regular games compelling to ...

    Blog | January 27, 2013
  14. Great read on the 49ers' greatest coach

    Mike Sando

    Bill Walsh, the San Francisco 49ers' greatest coach and perhaps the NFL's as well, agonized when the team he built won a Super Bowl without him. That is how miserable Walsh felt following his retirement from the game. That misery can be a shared o...

    Blog | January 24, 2013
  15. Russell Wilson and Pro Bowl worthiness

    Mike Sando

    Aaron Rodgers, Matt Ryan and Robert Griffin III were named to the Pro Bowl as NFC quarterbacks this season. All three withdrew from the game, citing injuries. That left alternates Drew Brees, Eli Manning and Russell Wilson to replace them. Were...

    Blog | January 22, 2013
  16. Jaws vs. Hoge: Picking Super Bowl winner

    Mike Sando

    ESPN's Ron Jaworski and Merril Hoge are taking opposite sides in picking the Baltimore-San Francisco winner in the Super Bowl. As they spoke, my mind turned to the few players on each team with the raw athletic ability, notably speed, to make game...

    Blog | January 21, 2013