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  1. Alex Smith, Brandon Jacobs active for 49ers

    Mike Sando

    NEW ORLEANS -- The San Francisco 49ers' list of inactive players Sunday features two notable absences. Quarterback Alex Smith is active for the first time since suffering a concussion against St. Louis in Week 10. Running back Brandon Jacobs, a no...

    Blog | November 25, 2012
  2. Rapid Reaction: 49ers 32, Bears 7

    Mike Sando

    Thoughts on the San Francisco 49ers' 32-7 victory over the Chicago Bears at Candlestick Park on Monday night: What it means: The 49ers can feel better about their future at quarterback after watching Colin Kaepernick dominate the Bears with his ar...

    Blog | November 19, 2012
  3. With Smith out, 49ers' Tolzien a snap away

    Mike Sando

    SAN FRANCISCO -- A few thoughts after the San Francisco 49ers named Alex Smith, LaMichael James, Brandon Jacobs, A.J. Jenkins, Joe Looney, Trenton Robinson and Ian Williams inactive for Monday night: We knew Smith would not play. Seeing his name ...

    Blog | November 19, 2012
  4. NFC West: Injury situations that matter

    Mike Sando

    Arizona Cardinals: Quarterback Kevin Kolb (ribs) will miss the game against San Francisco on Monday night. Safety Kerry Rhodes (back), cornerback Greg Toler (hamstring) and guard Adam Snyder (quadriceps) are also dealing with injuries. Rhodes and Tol...

    Blog | October 24, 2012
  5. Around the NFC West: Produce, or get cut

    Mike Sando

    There are no guarantees competition will draw out the best from an athlete. The situations at right tackle in St. Louis and quarterback in Arizona come to mind. The results tend to be more positive, in some cases, when a player's entire career, no...

    Blog | August 29, 2012
  6. Camp Confidential: 49ers

    Mike Sando

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- One school of thought says the San Francisco 49ers got the most they'll ever get from quarterback Alex Smith last season. What if last season was only the beginning? That question ran through my mind while watching Smith ...

    Blog | August 16, 2012
  7. Three things: Vikings-49ers

    Mike Sando

    Three things to watch for Friday in the San Francisco 49ers' preseason opener against the Minnesota Vikings at 9 p.m. ET: 1. Pass protection: Alex Smith took a pounding in the 49ers' exhibition opener at New Orleans a year ago. The takeaway, acco...

    Blog | August 10, 2012
  8. 2012 pre-camp analysis: 49ers 'O'

    Mike Sando

    Our two-day look at NFC West rosters continues with projections for the San Francisco 49ers' offense. Quarterbacks (4) Average number kept since 2003: 3.1 Safest bets: Alex Smith, Colin Kaepernick, Josh Johnson Leading contenders: none ...

    Blog | July 02, 2012
  9. Four fantasy nuggets, from Fitz to Lynch

    Mike Sando

    Four quick notes, one per NFC West team, from KC Joyner's newly published 2012 fantasy guide: St. Louis Rams: Steven Jackson can still make the most of good blocking. Jackson averaged 8.7 yards per carry, second only to Reggie Bush, when the Rams...

    Blog | June 28, 2012
  10. 49ers: One big question

    Mike Sando

    Will the San Francisco 49ers approach their turnover differential from last season? Ken Baker asked the question via Facebook. He's a Seattle Seahawks fan, so the question was probably rhetorical, but there's a broader context worth our attention....

    Blog | May 03, 2012
  11. Scout's take: Grading NFC West offseasons

    Mike Sando

    The San Francisco 49ers posted a 5-1 record in the NFC West last season while winning the division by a five-game margin. Their division rivals did make up ground as the season progressed. The 49ers outscored Arizona, Seattle and St. Louis by a...

    Blog | April 10, 2012
  12. NFC West free-agency assessment

    Mike Sando

    Arizona Cardinals Key additions: OL Adam Snyder, CB William Gay Key losses: CB Richard Marshall Sando's grade so far: C-minus. Arizona gets credit for making a strong run at Peyton Manning and securing a visit with him at Cardinals headquart...

    Blog | March 30, 2012
  13. Jacobs and NFC West short-yardage guys

    Mike Sando

    Peter from Rutland, Vt., points to Anthony Dixon's failed third-and-1 rushing attempt in the NFC Championship Game as one reason the San Francisco 49ers might have signed former New York Giants running back Brandon Jacobs. This play escaped my att...

    Blog | March 29, 2012