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  1. Darrelle Revis' value, potential team fits

    Mike Sando

    Two decades ago, the San Francisco 49ers had reached three NFC Championship Games in a four-year window without winning a Super Bowl. Instead of staying the course, they moved aggressively to sign Deion Sanders, then the game's best cover cornerback....

    Blog | March 11, 2014
  2. The fear factor of Kam Chancellor

    Mike Sando

    Fear takes subtle forms in the NFL. An offense fearing dominant defensive linemen can assign additional blockers to mitigate the damage. A defense fearing a gifted receiver can roll its coverages. A quarterback fearful of an elite cornerback can dire...

    Blog | January 09, 2014
  3. Video: Dawkins betting on Asomugha, 49ers

    Mike Sando

    Passing along: ESPN analyst and former All-Pro safety Brian Dawkins has made the San Francisco 49ers his Super Bowl pick for the 2013 season. He explains why in the video above, but first he offers thoughts on cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha. In short, Da...

    Blog | August 29, 2013
  4. On Mike Thomas' addition to Cardinals

    Mike Sando

    The Arizona Cardinals go three deep at wide receiver with Larry Fitzgerald, Michael Floyd and Andre Roberts. Cornerback Patrick Peterson gives them another inviting option, while developmental wideouts such as Kerry Taylor have flashed ability on occ...

    Blog | August 20, 2013
  5. Adding CB Wright makes more sense now

    Mike Sando

    The San Francisco 49ers' on-and-off interest in cornerback Eric Wright is "on" again -- and just in time to beat an NFL deadline. The team announced Wright's signing and placement on the non-football injury list Thursday just as a 4 p.m. ET deadli...

    Blog | August 08, 2013
  6. Rare talent, rare opportunity for Peterson

    Mike Sando

    Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson's attempt to play meaningful snaps at wide receiver invites a look at other defensive backs with value as pass catchers. There have not been many. 2000-2012 Receptions by Listed DBs Playe...

    Blog | August 05, 2013
  7. Culliver's torn ACL part of ominous week

    Mike Sando

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- The San Francisco 49ers were seeking cornerback options when they nearly acquired veteran Eric Wright from Tampa Bay. Their need at the position has only grown since Wright's failure of a physical exam scuttled an agreed-up...

    Blog | August 01, 2013
  8. Injury updates: Percy Harvin, Chris Culliver

    Mike Sando

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Another day, another potentially significant injury to consider. San Francisco 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver was running downfield during practice Thursday when he fell to the ground and clutched his knee. The 49ers schedu...

    Blog | August 01, 2013
  9. Jim Harbaugh shows he has player's back

    Mike Sando

    The bizarre manner in which San Francisco 49ers cornerback Tarell Brown forfeited $2 million has put coach Jim Harbaugh in a delicate situation. Brown did not know til it was too late that the $2 million in 2013 salary would vanish if he failed to...

    Blog | July 28, 2013
  10. Seahawks have to like Browner's attitude

    Mike Sando

    RENTON, Wash. -- Cornerback Brandon Browner accurately called his pay raise a "good gesture" from the Seattle Seahawks. The raise did not include an extension, however, and that means Browner is still scheduled to become a free agent after the season...

    Blog | July 26, 2013
  11. What 49ers are getting in CB Eric Wright

    Mike Sando

    The San Francisco 49ers appear to be lining up options at cornerback for the 2013 season and beyond. Eric Wright, acquired from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Friday, gives the team another low-risk corner with tremendous incentive to perform well this ...

    Blog | July 19, 2013
  12. Elite cornerback not a bad promoter, either

    Mike Sando

    There is no point in reviving the old debate stemming from Golden Tate's disputed touchdown reception for the Seattle Seahawks against Green Bay last season. We've been there and done that. Tate's teammate, Richard Sherman, wasn't looking to re...

    Blog | July 09, 2013
  13. 'We know who to attack early and often'

    Mike Sando

    Craig Dahl's comments about his former team (St. Louis Rams) outwitting his current team (San Francisco 49ers) last season made for interesting mid-June blog fodder. It also appears to have caught the attention of Rams cornerback Cortland Finnegan...

    Blog | June 12, 2013
  14. Cornerback's PED comments in perspective

    Mike Sando

    Comments from Richard Sherman to ESPN The Magazine could reignite conversations regarding the Seattle Seahawks' run of suspensions for performance-enhancing drugs. Asked whether the team had a PED problem, Sherman allowed that "it does seem that ...

    Blog | June 11, 2013
  15. Around the NFC West: Sherman's mouth

    Mike Sando

    These are your choices regarding Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman: talks too much, talks not enough or talks just the right amount. Around the NFC West: June 7, 2013 Arizona Cardinals McKelvey: Young receivers take t...

    Blog | June 07, 2013
  16. Youth served, but room for veterans, too

    Mike Sando

    A reporter asked new Seattle Seahawks cornerback Antoine Winfield whether he was as fast now, at nearly 36 years old, as he was back in his early 20s. "Oh, no, not at all," Winfield replied in good humor. "Are you as fast as you used to be?" Ve...

    Blog | May 29, 2013