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  1. Big questions about need for a big receiver

    Mike Sando

    Steve from Palisades Park, N.J., used the most recent NFC West chat to say the San Francisco 49ers should add to their receiving corps "a big guy who can go up and get jump balls" -- perhaps someone such as Ramses Barden. "The 49ers have Vernon Da...

    Blog | February 22, 2013
  2. Perspective, expectations for Vernon Davis

    Mike Sando

    Two of the first 10 players selected in the 2006 NFL draft are scheduled to start in the Super Bowl on Feb. 3. Both are starters for the San Francisco 49ers. Both were arguably selected higher than their positions warranted in terms of value. ...

    Blog | January 21, 2013
  3. Where Seahawks' pass game hits groove

    Mike Sando

    Our Friday look at the St. Louis Rams' deep passing game required sorting quarterback production by how far passes traveled past the line of scrimmage. The Rams' Sam Bradford was more effective than most on passes traveling more than 35 yards past...

    Blog | December 08, 2012
  4. Where Doucet ranks in dropped pass rate

    Mike Sando

    Arizona Cardinals receiver Early Doucet suffered three drops on 93 targets last season, according to ESPN Stats & Information. His drops per target percentage was 3.2, below the 4.4 average for all players. Doucet and teammate Rob Housler each...

    Blog | November 05, 2012
  5. Around the NFC West: No fumbled chances

    Mike Sando

    Around the NFC West: Oct. 26, 2012 Arizona Cardinals Somers: Feel for Harbaugh, McLellan: Play it in a parking lot Urban: Hair, tough D, rivalry, Weinfuss: Defenses stopping Fitz St. Louis Rams Thomas: Sco...

    Blog | October 26, 2012
  6. Revisiting Cardinals' pivotal play vs. Eagles

    Mike Sando

    The Arizona Cardinals held a 17-0 lead over the Philadelphia Eagles with six seconds before halftime Sunday. What happened next sent Arizona on its way to a 27-6 victory and the Cardinals' first 3-0 start since 1974: The Eagles went with three wi...

    Blog | September 23, 2012
  7. Wrap-up: Cardinals 27, Eagles 6

    Mike Sando

    Thoughts after the Arizona Cardinals' 27-6 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles at University of Phoenix Stadium in Week 3: What it means: The Cardinals are 3-0 for the first time since relocating to Arizona. They are alone atop the NFC West after...

    Blog | September 23, 2012
  8. Much fantasy love for Gore, 49ers

    Mike Sando

    ESPN fantasy guru Matthew Berry is all over Frank Gore specifically and the 2010 San Francisco 49ers in general. "Gore, (Michael) Crabtree, (Vernon) Davis, Josh Morgan and (Alex) Smith are all on my love list this year," Berry proclaims. "I think ...

    Blog | July 20, 2010
  9. Michael Crabtree's Pro Bowl chances

    Mike Sando

    ESPN's John Clayton lists the San Francisco 49ers' Michael Crabtree among promising players with a chance to earn Pro Bowl honors for the first time. Some key variables can be beyond a player's control. An ascending quarterback can have a tough ti...

    Blog | July 16, 2010
  10. Gridiron Challenge: 2009 champs

    Mike Sando

    Longtime NFC West Gridiron Challenge leader "Steak for Dinner?" will have company across the table at the imaginary championship banquet. Burty's Boys outscored the carnivorous one 146-117 in Week 17 to finish in a first-place tie out of 2,245 ent...

    Blog | January 05, 2010
  11. Showcase game for 49ers' Vernon Davis

    Mike Sando

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Vernon Davis has more touchdown receptions than fellow NFC tight ends Tony Gonzalez and Jason Witten combined. Davis averages 12.4 yards per catch, about 2 yards more than Gonzalez or Witten. Davis has the yardage and touchdown...

    Blog | December 14, 2009
  12. Eagles tight end peaked against Seahawks

    Mike Sando

    Posted by's Mike Sando Celek Seahawks fans will remember Eagles tight end Brent Celek catching six passes for 131 yards during Philadelphia's 26-7 victory at Qwest Field in Week 9. Celek gained another 108 yards rec...

    Blog | January 16, 2009
  13. Around the NFC West: Seahawks finished

    Mike Sando

    Posted by's Mike Sando Dave Boling of the Tacoma News Tribune dissects the Seahawks' blowout defeat at home to the Eagles. He saw a poorly prepared team trying hard to overcome mistake after mistake. The defeat ends any thought of making a p...

    Blog | November 03, 2008