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  1. John Carlson joins Holmgren-era exodus

    Mike Sando

    Tight end John Carlson's five-year contract agreement with the Minnesota Vikings leaves Seattle with three remaining draft choices from the Mike Holmgren era. Red Bryant, Brandon Mebane and Ben Obomanu are the survivors. The NFC North now outra...

    Blog | March 14, 2012
  2. Around the NFC West: Seahawks get tough

    Mike Sando

    This Seattle Seahawks season would not be measured by the standings or the team's ability to replicate its surprise playoff success from a year ago. Having invested in their offensive line and pushed back a quarterback decision until 2012, these S...

    Blog | November 14, 2011
  3. Around the NFC West: Sharing secrets

    Mike Sando

    Imagine going to work and only later realizing someone had slipped a microphone into your clothing so they could hear everything you said throughout the day. Kent Somers of the Arizona Republic says that's what essentially happened to Cardinals ce...

    Blog | October 13, 2011
  4. Week 5 rematches: NFC West vengeance?

    Mike Sando

    NFC West teams went 0-3 last season against the teams they face in Week 5. They lost those games by a combined 99-31 score. Much has changed since then. Let's take a look: Cardinals at Vikings Score last season: Vikings 27, Cardinals 24 (...

    Blog | October 05, 2011
  5. Around the NFC West: Rams' RB questions

    Mike Sando

    Depth at running back wasn't supposed to be a problem for the St. Louis Rams this season. Signing veterans Cadillac Williams and Jerious Norwood gave the team better options behind starter Steven Jackson. Two games into the season, a quadriceps...

    Blog | September 23, 2011
  6. Okung, Gallery and that rebuilt left side

    Mike Sando

    The Seattle Seahawks went into their final exhibition game hoping injured left tackle Russell Okung would be available for the regular-season opener. They emerged from the 20-3 victory over Oakland hoping their other starter on the left side, guar...

    Blog | September 03, 2011
  7. Intelligence report: Seattle Seahawks

    Mike Sando

    Five things to know about the Seattle Seahawks, straight from our newly published 2011 preview: 1. Tarvaris Jackson is the answer: Just make sure you're asking the right question. Jackson was convenient and available to Seattle once the team decid...

    Blog | September 01, 2011
  8. Curry, Carlson and Seahawks' ticking clock

    Mike Sando

    Playing connect-the-dots with prominent Seattle draft choices predating the Seahawks' current leadership, which arrived in 2010: 2003 draft: First-round pick Marcus Trufant accepts a pay reduction. Fourth-rounder Seneca Wallace, the only other pl...

    Blog | August 29, 2011
  9. On the Seahawks' Kelly Jennings trade

    Mike Sando

    Five quick notes/thoughts on the Seattle Seahawks' trading cornerback Kelly Jennings to Cincinnati for defensive tackle Clinton McDonald: Size matters: The Seahawks have gone big and tall at cornerback. Jennings is listed at 5-foot-11, but he's s...

    Blog | August 29, 2011
  10. 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
  11. A vote of confidence for Seahawks' center

    Mike Sando

    Nine players started on the Seattle Seahawks' offensive line last season. Five of the nine are no longer on the roster. Two of the remaining four project as starters in 2011. One of them, center Max Unger, has made a positive first impressio...

    Blog | August 05, 2011
  12. Five notes of note from the NFC West

    Mike Sando

    Five notes before heading out to the Seattle Seahawks' lone practice Sunday: Center Chris Spencer's contract agreement with the Chicago Bears puts him in a familiar position: new guy with huge leadership shoes to fill. Spencer has giant feet even...

    Blog | July 31, 2011
  13. Sendlein, Spencer and market for centers

    Mike Sando

    At least two and possibly three NFC West teams will have new starting centers in 2011. SpencerMax Unger is replacing free agent Chris Spencer in Seattle. San Francisco has an opening after Eric Heitmann had surgery and his 2010 replacement, David ...

    Blog | July 28, 2011
  14. NFC West free-agency breakdown

    Mike Sando

    A look at the free-agent priorities for each NFC West team: Arizona Cardinals 1. Sign or acquire a quarterback: You've heard all the potential names by now. Kevin Kolb, Kyle Orton, Carson Palmer, Marc Bulger and Matt Hasselbeck all could be av...

    Blog | July 25, 2011
  15. Mailbag: Final Eight limits won't be missed

    Mike Sando

    Someone somewhere (and I apologize for misplacing the note) asked whether the NFL-approved labor agreement would hamstring the Seattle Seahawks in free agency under "Final Eight" rules in effect under the old agreement. Mike Sando: The previous la...

    Blog | July 22, 2011
  16. Around the NFC West: Free agency chatter

    Mike Sando

    Tim Kawakami of the San Jose Mercury News says the 49ers will not be "major players" in free agency following the lockout, according to general manager Trent Baalke. Baalke: "Just because somebody goes out, makes a lot of acquisitions, doesn't mean a...

    Blog | July 15, 2011