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  1. 2011 NFL age ranks: Calling all graybeards

    Mike Sando

    A few thoughts on NFC West rosters after calculating age ranks for NFL teams based on the rosters I maintain: The chart ranks teams from oldest to youngest, excluding special-teams players who can sometimes play into their 40s. The first column s...

    Blog | August 25, 2011
  2. 2011 UFA market: NFC West scorecard

    Mike Sando

    With training camps winding down, I've found time to update rosters and put together team-by-team reference material for unrestricted free agency. The names below match official NFL counts. These are for players with at least four accrued NFL s...

    Blog | August 23, 2011
  3. NFC West: What's left in free agency

    Mike Sando

    2011 Unsigned UFAs Team Number Avg. age ARI 3 33.6 SF 5 31.9 SEA 7 31.8 STL 5 29.9 Totals 20 31.7 The time has come for some accounting now that the top unrestricted free agents ...

    Blog | August 23, 2011
  4. All in the family: NFC West free agency

    Mike Sando

    Smart teams build through the draft. The St. Louis Rams have done this recently, adding quarterback Sam Bradford, middle linebacker James Laurinaitis, left defensive end Chris Long, right defensive end Robert Quinn, left tackle Rodger Saffold, rig...

    Blog | July 13, 2011
  5. Around the NFC West: Alex Smith's return

    Mike Sando

    Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee provides one more piece of evidence affirming Alex Smith's intentions to re-sign with the San Francisco 49ers. Barrows: "Smith, who is an unrestricted free agent, spoke publicly for the first time since the 2010 sea...

    Blog | May 18, 2011
  6. 49ers add to mix with compact RB

    Mike Sando

    The San Francisco 49ers' fourth-round choice, running back Kendall Hunter, gives the team a compact runner as the team will likely part ways with veteran Brian Westbrook. Hunter stands 5-foot-7. Draft analyst Rob Rang is sitting near me and said h...

    Blog | April 30, 2011
  7. Wrap-up: 49ers 38, Cardinals 7

    Mike Sando

    Thoughts on the San Francisco 49ers' 38-7 victory over the Arizona Cardinals at Candlestick Park in Week 17: What it means: The Cardinals (5-11) emerged from this game with the fifth overall choice in the 2011 NFL draft after Denver lost to San Di...

    Blog | January 02, 2011
  8. Grading NFL defenses after the catch

    Mike Sando

    The San Francisco 49ers tossed three touchdown passes against the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday. None of the passes were thrown to the end zone. A running back (Brian Westbrook), tight end (Vernon Davis) and wide receiver (Josh Morgan) gained most...

    Blog | December 15, 2010
  9. NFC West High Energy Player of the Week

    Mike Sando

    A look at a player who gave his team a significant boost in Week 12. Setting aside this space for St. Louis Rams quarterback Sam Bradford seemed like a sure bet before Brian Westbrook's surprise 136-yard rushing performance for the San Francisco 4...

    Blog | November 30, 2010
  10. 49ers, Cardinals wage costly duel

    Mike Sando

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- A fractured right hip forced Frank Gore to use crutches Monday night as he departed University of Phoenix Stadium following the San Francisco 49ers' 27-6 victory over the Arizona Cardinals. This qualified as a graceful exit afte...

    Blog | November 30, 2010
  11. Update: 49ers say Gore has broken right hip

    Mike Sando

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- That did not take long. Moments after filing an item about the San Francisco 49ers' vague responses regarding running back Frank Gore, the team confirmed that the Pro Bowl running back suffered a fractured right hip Monday night...

    Blog | November 30, 2010
  12. Rapid Reaction: 49ers 27, Cardinals 6

    Mike Sando

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Thoughts on the San Francisco 49ers' victory over the Arizona Cardinals on "Monday Night Football" in Week 12: What it means: The Cardinals appear finished. They've lost six in a row, falling to 3-8 and they are showing no signs...

    Blog | November 29, 2010
  13. Answering age-old questions in NFC West

    Mike Sando

    The most recent NFC West mailbag featured a question from Michael asking for positional age rankings. Updating rosters around the league allowed me to make calculations for each position based on to-the-day ages for each player. A few highlights: ...

    Blog | October 22, 2010
  14. How Brian Westbrook changes the 49ers

    Mike Sando

    A quick call to Matt Williamson of Scouts Inc. helped advance the discussion on Brian Westbrook's addition to the San Francisco 49ers. Matt was leaving Pittsburgh Steelers training camp when I reached him Monday afternoon, not long after the 49ers an...

    Blog | August 16, 2010
  15. Fallout: Westbrook picks 49ers, not Rams

    Mike Sando

    EARTH CITY, Mo. -- The St. Louis Rams hoped to add veteran running back Brian Westbrook. They'll have to settle for seeing him twice a year, provided Westbrook can avoid the injury problems that have limited him in recent seasons. WestbrookThe San...

    Blog | August 16, 2010
  16. More thoughts on Coffee's retirement

    Mike Sando

    Glen Coffee's retirement announcement comes as a shock, but it won't affect the San Francisco 49ers much this season as long as Frank Gore continues to produce. Even if Gore is lost to injury, it's unclear to what degree the performance would drop fr...

    Blog | August 13, 2010