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  1. Strong HOF field makes DeBartolo wait

    Mike Sando

    NEW ORLEANS -- A strong contingent of newly eligible Pro Football Hall of Fame finalists complicated efforts to settle on five modern-era enshrinees for 2013. I was among the 46 selectors for a fourth year and can tell you it's extremely difficult...

    Blog | February 02, 2013
  2. Quick look at 2013 Hall of Fame finalists

    Mike Sando

    Five of 15 modern-era finalists for 2013 Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinement have ties to teams currently in the NFC West. Their names are shaded in the chart below: Kevin Greene, Charles Haley, Aeneas Williams, Jerome Bettis and Eddie DeBartol...

    Blog | January 11, 2013
  3. Video: Randy Moss with Lil Wayne

    Mike Sando

    ESPN has made available a fuller version of the recent Randy Moss interview with Lil Wayne. This one runs not quite three minutes and includes Moss' reflections on outspokenness, Cris Carter as a mentor and his motivation for returning from a one-...

    Blog | November 12, 2012
  4. ESPN loading up NFC West coverage

    Mike Sando

    The latest NFL programming note from ESPN stood out for its heavy dosage of NFC West coverage: "Sunday NFL Countdown" features Trent Dilfer's look at the "different paths" Vernon Davis and Mike Singletary have taken since Singletary sent Davis to...

    Blog | September 20, 2012
  5. Video: Why analysts favor Flynn, Kolb

    Mike Sando

    The video shows ESPN analysts Tim Hasselbeck and Cris Carter offering thoughts on quarterback competitions around the NFL, including the ones in Arizona and Seattle. Hasselbeck thinks Seattle would be best off going with Matt Flynn so that Flynn c...

    Blog | July 31, 2012
  6. 'Best hands I've ever seen on a receiver'

    Mike Sando

    There's little sense in taking the bait when San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh tells a radio program Michael Crabtree "has the best hands I've ever seen on a wide receiver." Anyone with a strong grasp of NFL history would place Cris Carter, R...

    Blog | May 19, 2012
  7. A bounty against Bill Romanowski? Oh my

    Mike Sando

    A young Bill Romanowski famously infuriated teammate Harris Barton and others by taking undue shots at Jerry Rice during San Francisco 49ers practices. With that in mind, it should come as no shock to hear that an opponent might have slapped a bo...

    Blog | May 09, 2012
  8. And the fastest WR to 11,000 yards was ...

    Mike Sando

    Hall of Famer Jerry Rice passed 11,000 yards receiving in his 133rd game. Torry Holt needed 131 games, making him the fastest to the milestone in NFL history. He set another NFL record by reaching 1,300 yards in six consecutive seasons. Torry...

    Blog | April 02, 2012
  9. What precedent says about Randy Moss

    Mike Sando

    The San Francisco 49ers cannot be sure what they'll get from Randy Moss in 2012. Expectations are naturally low after Moss, 35, produced sparingly for three teams in 2010 before sitting out the 2011 season. But what does history tell us? Wit...

    Blog | March 21, 2012
  10. Around the NFC West: Hall of Fame fallout

    Mike Sando

    INDIANAPOLIS -- The Super Bowl provided a compelling diversion for NFC West fans. Now, back to our regularly scheduled programming, which focuses on the Pro Football Hall of Fame class for 2012. Mark Purdy of the San Jose Mercury News kicks off th...

    Blog | February 06, 2012
  11. Thoughts on Kennedy and 2012 Hall class

    Mike Sando

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Thirteen modern-era NFL players were finalists for enshrinement Saturday in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Only one was named offensive or defensive player of the year during his career. That was the Seattle Seahawks' Cortez Ken...

    Blog | February 04, 2012
  12. About the Saints' 0-4 road playoff record

    Mike Sando

    The New Orleans Saints are going to hear about their 0-4 road record in the playoffs. The record is misleading, but not necessarily irrelevant heading into their divisional-round game against the San Francisco 49ers at Candlestick Park. A look bac...

    Blog | January 09, 2012
  13. Video: Larry Fitzgerald with Cris Carter

    Mike Sando

    Player-organized workouts would be much better with actual NFL coaches offering input. The Arizona Cardinals' Larry Fitzgerald realized this when he reached out to his former position coach, Jerry Sullivan, who was most recently with the San Franc...

    Blog | June 30, 2011
  14. Fitzgerald's applause for Cardinals' choice

    Mike Sando

    Larry Fitzgerald's thoughts on new teammate Patrick Peterson are worth our consideration (thanks to Kent Somers for pointing out Mike Silver's story). According to the story, Fitzgerald saw Peterson, Von Miller and A.J. Green as players worthy of ...

    Blog | April 29, 2011
  15. Mailbag: Claiming Kurt Warner's legacy

    Mike Sando

    Al from Kingston, Jamaica: Sando, greetings, mon. Die-hard Ram fan here, probably the only one you'll meet living In Jamaica. My question for you is, am I the only St. Louis fan who gets agitated when the Cardinals talk about Kurt Warner is if playin...

    Blog | February 08, 2011
  16. Kennedy HOF finalist; Craig left off

    Mike Sando

    Five first-time finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame pushed San Francisco 49ers great Roger Craig off the list this year. That's a bad sign for his long-term Hall hopes because there's already a backlog of Hall-worthy players. Former St. Lo...

    Blog | January 09, 2011