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  1. Quarterbacks, coordinators and continuity

    Mike Sando

    We have rightfully focused at times over the years on coordinator continuity for NFC West quarterbacks. Alex Smith famously played with coordinators Mike McCarthy, Norv Turner, Jim Hostler, Mike Martz, Jimmy Raye, Mike Johnson and Greg Roman while...

    Blog | June 13, 2013
  2. Precedent in the '95 Green Bay Packers?

    Mike Sando

    Patrick from Alameda, Calif., sees a parallel between the 2013 San Francisco 49ers and the 1995 Green Bay Packers. Both teams featured young, strong-armed quarterbacks. Both teams lost their leading receivers to injury. Packers Receptions by P...

    Blog | June 04, 2013
  3. Great coaches without great quarterbacks?

    Mike Sando

    Jim from Albany, Ore., had no beefs with the "Greatest Coaches" ballot I submitted for the ESPN project. He did question the project itself, however. "It seems to me that a coach becomes 'great' only after he has a 'great' quarterback," Jim wrote ...

    Blog | June 02, 2013
  4. Money matters: Cutting through the hype

    Mike Sando

    The new contracts for Darrelle Revis in Tampa Bay and Kam Chancellor in Seattle will be interesting to analyze once the figures can be confirmed. Initial reports tend to focus on maximum payouts, which can be misleading. Sometimes the new money av...

    Blog | April 22, 2013
  5. Kaepernick's fastball no joke for WR Moss

    Mike Sando

    NEW ORLEANS -- San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick throws the football with tremendous velocity, as Randy Moss' dislocated finger can testify. Baltimore Ravens cornerback Corey Graham provided independent witness testimony Tuesday dur...

    Blog | January 29, 2013
  6. Randy Moss the greatest? Let's discuss

    Mike Sando

    NEW ORLEANS -- One day after San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh took on President Barack Obama, receiver Randy Moss challenged Jerry Rice's status as the NFL's greatest receiver. Wait, weren't the AFC champion Baltimore Ravens supposed to be ...

    Blog | January 29, 2013
  7. Thinking out loud on Bevell and Cardinals

    Mike Sando

    The Chicago Bears and Jacksonville Jaguars might not be the only NFL teams considering Seattle Seahawks offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell for head coaching vacancies. Seattle's division rivals from Arizona could also consider him, according to ...

    Blog | January 15, 2013
  8. Ah, the memories: 49ers with Boger as ref

    Mike Sando

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Jerome Boger is the referee assigned to the San Francisco 49ers' divisional-round playoff game against the Green Bay Packers on Saturday. Boger is working with an all-star crew, customary for the playoffs. Regular-season crew tend...

    Blog | January 12, 2013
  9. Inside Slant: No stopping Adrian Peterson?

    Mike Sando

    After appearing on MVP Watch and before visiting the Seattle Seahawks in Week 9, Adrian Peterson dominated much of the "Inside Slant" podcast discussion Wednesday. The Minnesota Vikings running back is challenging what we've thought about serious ...

    Blog | October 31, 2012
  10. MNF Preview: Seahawks' keys vs. Packers

    Mike Sando

    SEATTLE -- Sixty-five quarterbacks combined to throw 92 touchdowns and 51 interceptions from outside the pocket last season. Two others, Tony Romo and Aaron Rodgers, achieved a higher level. Each finished 2011 with 10 TDs and zero INTs on these la...

    Blog | September 22, 2012
  11. Kevin Kolb's big chance against Patriots

    Mike Sando

    The New England Patriots famously listed Tom Brady on their injury report for years without the quarterback missing a start during that span. Might the Patriots' Week 2 opponent, Arizona, be engaging in some injury-related gamesmanship? Coach K...

    Blog | September 14, 2012
  12. Past time for 49ers to end Packers streak

    Mike Sando

    Steve Young's winning touchdown pass to Terrell Owens in the 1998 postseason stands above all San Francisco 49ers memories against the Green Bay Packers. It can't fully overshadow the Packers' regular-season dominance in the series, however. ...

    Blog | September 05, 2012
  13. Around the NFC West: Campbell cashes in

    Mike Sando

    Calais Campbell had many things on his side heading into contract negotiations with the Arizona Cardinals. Campbell is young (25 years old). His career appears to be ascending. He can rush the passer. He can play the run effectively. He's smart an...

    Blog | May 16, 2012
  14. Bounty suspensions validate DT decision

    Mike Sando

    The Seattle Seahawks appreciated Anthony Hargrove's contributions to their defense in 2011, including the pivotal safety Hargrove provided during a comeback victory over the New York Giants. That the Seahawks decided to replace Hargrove with veter...

    Blog | May 02, 2012
  15. A few minutes with Rams' Scott Wells

    Mike Sando

    Scott Wells, one of the newest members of the St. Louis Rams, just finished an introductory conference call with reporters. The Pro Bowl center, formerly of the Green Bay Packers, emphasized intelligence, consistency, preparedness and professional...

    Blog | March 19, 2012
  16. What Scott Wells offers Rams' Bradford

    Mike Sando

    The St. Louis Rams are getting one of the better centers in the NFL. They're also getting a veteran with the ability to assist Sam Bradford's development as a quarterback. That is the immediate takeaway from news the Rams have agreed to terms with...

    Blog | March 16, 2012