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  1. Mailbag: Revisiting 2006 draft errors

    Mike Sando

    Posted by ESPN.com's Mike Sando Jason from Greeley, Colo., writes: Hey Sando. Great job as usual. I know it is very early in the season, but how do you feel about the 2006 draft picks in the West? They say it takes 3 years to evaluate a draft class a...

    Blog | October 09, 2008
  2. The loaded 2015 free-agent WR class

    Mike Sando

    Quarterbacks drive the car in the NFL, but they need help. Supply them with insufficient horsepower and even the good ones will bog down to some degree. We saw it last season when Eli Manning's offensive line fell apart. We saw it when Tom Brady s...

    Blog | June 13, 2014
  3. Giants, others in need of draft impact

    Mike Sando

    When the Pittsburgh Steelers won the Super Bowl following the 2008 season, they did it with a rookie draft class that combined to play 125 regular-season snaps, fewest in the league and well off the 1,535 average for the other 31 teams. The 2012 San ...

    Blog | April 18, 2014
  4. Myths vs. reality in Hall of Fame process

    Mike Sando

    "The biggest atrocity of voters ever" is how Mike Golic described the 23-year hang time for Ray Guy's landing as the first punter in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Golic was only getting warmed up. "You all should be ashamed of yourself that y...

    Blog | February 07, 2014
  5. Pausing to acknowledge 49ers' 2006 class

    Mike Sando

    Parys Haralson and Delanie Walker departed the San Francisco 49ers' roster this offseason after entering the NFL has 2006 draft choices with the team. 2006 San Francisco 49ers Draft Rd. Player Pos. 1 Vernon Davis TE ...

    Blog | August 31, 2013
  6. Seahawks rookie review: Snap leaders

    Mike Sando

    A quick look at the Seattle Seahawks' 2013 draft class following the team's exhibition opener against the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium: RB Christine Michael, second round, No. 62 overall. Michael carried 16 times for 89 yards and had a ...

    Blog | August 10, 2013
  7. Cards rookie review: Snap count leaders

    Mike Sando

    A quick look at the Arizona Cardinals' 2013 draft class following the team's exhibition opener against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field: LG Jonathan Cooper, first round, No. 7 overall. Cooper played 17 snaps at left guard with the starting ...

    Blog | August 10, 2013
  8. 49ers rookie review: Snap count leaders

    Mike Sando

    A quick look at the San Francisco 49ers' 2013 draft class following the team's exhibition opener against the Denver Broncos at Candlestick Park: FS Eric Reid, first round, No. 18 overall. Reid served as the No. 2 free safety behind starter Craig D...

    Blog | August 09, 2013
  9. Class in session with Professor Boldin

    Mike Sando

    San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh relayed before training camp anecdotal evidence speaking to receiver Anquan Boldin's professionalism. So serious about his job was Boldin, the coach said, that sitting next to the 11th-year veteran in the lunchr...

    Blog | August 06, 2013
  10. 101ESPN St. Louis audio: Outlaw program?

    Mike Sando

    Two substance-abuse suspsensions, one DUI arrest and two one-game benchings have negatively branded the St. Louis Rams' 2012 draft class. All off-field troubles are not the same, however. This situation lends itself to exaggeration, a subject I di...

    Blog | June 05, 2013
  11. Mailbag: Sam Bradford and Eli Manning

    Mike Sando

    Via the NFC West mailbag, Ryan from Montreal sees parallels between Eli Manning and Sam Bradford through their first three seasons. Both quarterbacks were drafted No. 1 overall in their classes. Both endured criticism during some rocky stretches. ...

    Blog | May 16, 2013
  12. Aaron Curry to Giants: Ah, the '09 memories

    Mike Sando

    Aaron Curry's recent signing with the New York Giants invites a look back at the 2009 NFC West draft class, painful as it might be in some cases. 2009 NFC West Draft by Career Starts Player Drafted By GS James Laurinaitis STL...

    Blog | May 11, 2013
  13. 2013 draft picks putting veterans on alert

    Mike Sando

    Sometimes it takes a few years to fully assess an NFL draft class' impact. Imperiled veterans can't afford to wait that long. Among the NFC West veterans on alert as 2013 rookies arrive for minicamps Friday: Arizona Cardinals: Adding guards Jo...

    Blog | May 07, 2013
  14. Marcus Lattimore's addition follows pattern

    Mike Sando

    The San Francisco 49ers reached the Super Bowl last season without requiring much from their 2012 draft class. They remain in position to bring along prospects slowly and that is reflected in two draft selections through four rounds in 2013. Secon...

    Blog | April 27, 2013
  15. Crabtree, Harvin and 2009 WR draft class

    Mike Sando

    2009 Drafted WR Rankings WR Harvin Crabtree Games 10th 4th Rec. 1st 2nd Rec. yards 5th 4th YAC 1st 2nd Rec. TD 4th 5th Rushes 1st 11th Rush yards 1st 12th Rush TD...

    Blog | March 25, 2013
  16. William Hayes' return and Rams' pass rush

    Mike Sando

    The St. Louis Rams finished tied for the NFL lead in sacks with 52 last season. William Hayes collected seven of them while playing on a one-year deal worth $900,000. That was a bargain by NFL standards. 2008 NFL Draft Class Sack Leaders ...

    Blog | March 12, 2013