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  1. Wrap-up: Seahawks 24, Patriots 23

    Mike Sando

    Thoughts on the Seattle Seahawks' 24-23 victory against the New England Patriots in Week 6: What it means: The Seahawks improved to 4-2 with a comeback victory that should at least temporarily silence calls for the team to replace rookie quarterba...

    Blog | October 14, 2012
  2. Around the NFC West: Rams' WR options

    Mike Sando

    The list of available unrestricted free-agent receivers continues to dwindle. The St. Louis Rams aren't going to find the playmaking help they covet on a list featuring Plaxico Burress, T.J. Houshmandzadeh, Patrick Crayton, Rashied Davis, Deion Br...

    Blog | March 21, 2012
  3. Sifting through the rubble at wide receiver

    Mike Sando

    Wide receivers Vincent Jackson, Pierre Garcon, Reggie Wayne, Robert Meachem, Eddie Royal, Laurent Robinson, Josh Morgan, Eric Weems and Harry Douglas have found new homes after hitting the NFL's free-agent market. Franchise tags essentially remove...

    Blog | March 15, 2012
  4. Turning point: Wes Welker drops the ball

    Mike Sando

    INDIANAPOLIS - Reddened eyes and a hushed voice told the story for Wes Welker in Super Bowl XLVI. The pass he dropped with four minutes remaining was a turning point against New England in the Patriots' 21-17 defeat to the New York Giants. No amou...

    Blog | February 05, 2012
  5. What makes quarterbacks, receivers click

    Mike Sando

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Those pushing for the San Francisco 49ers to upgrade at wide receiver can point to the NFC Championship Game for supporting evidence. Michael Crabtree's 3-yard reception stood as the lone catch for a 49ers wideout during a 20-17 ov...

    Blog | January 30, 2012
  6. Programming note: Headed for Indianapolis

    Mike Sando

    Good afternoon. NFC West blog headquarters will be relocating from the Northwest to Indianapolis for Super Bowl week. The plane I'm riding in, a Boeing 757, is traveling 565 mph at 35,637 feet, according to tracking software. I'll be connecting th...

    Blog | January 29, 2012
  7. 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
  8. Chat wrap: 'Gunslinger' mentality at QB?

    Mike Sando

    A link to the latest NFC West chat transcript, plus one newly addressed subject per division team, not appearing in the transcript: Chris from Fresno, Calif., thought the San Francisco 49ers' offense looked "pathetic" in the preseason opener. "Shoul...

    Blog | August 18, 2011
  9. 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
  10. Settling debate over Pro Bowl receivers

    Mike Sando

    Josh from Redding, Calif., could use some help settling an argument. His friends say the Seattle Seahawks haven't used free agency to bring in any Pro Bowl-caliber receivers. Josh points to Deion Branch and T.J. Houshmandzadeh as players with that ki...

    Blog | June 12, 2011
  11. Debbie Downer: Lose-lose propositions

    Mike Sando

    Current NFC West teams popped up four times in Mike Tanier's Insider list of the 10 most disappointing NFL trades of the past 25 years. How heartwarming. By disappointing, Tanier meant for both teams. He was not analyzing lopsided trades, but r...

    Blog | May 25, 2011
  12. Rams' Austin Pettis fits McDaniels mold

    Mike Sando

    The chart shows the wide receivers Josh McDaniels' teams have drafted over the years, including the St. Louis Rams' latest selection, Austin Pettis. Note that most of the receivers are at least 6 feet tall and 200 pounds. Josh McDaniels Fil...

    Blog | April 29, 2011
  13. A look inside 2011 NFC West draft picks

    Mike Sando

    A few notes on the choices NFL teams hold in the 2011 draft: The Seattle Seahawks have acquired a league-high four selections from other teams. They have a fourth-rounder acquired from New England for Deion Branch; a fifth-rounder from Baltimore ...

    Blog | March 26, 2011
  14. Chat wrap: Lockout threatens Kolb trade

    Mike Sando

    The latest NFC West chat went well even though I kicked it off from the 35-yard line and shortened the running start I usually get in covering questions. Transcript here. Highlights below: Ben (Portland): It sounds like the Seahawks have been prett...

    Blog | March 24, 2011
  15. 2011 NFL Draft: NFC West picks (pending)

    Mike Sando

    The full 2011 NFL draft order remains unknown for at least a few more days pending revelation of compensatory selections. In the meantime, I've put together a chart showing how many picks in each round NFC West teams hold. I'll provide a more c...

    Blog | March 18, 2011
  16. Mailbag: Room for differing views on draft

    Mike Sando

    John from Gansevoort, N.Y., has no problem with the NFL Players Association encouraging college prospects to skip the televised draft proceedings during a lockout. He says those affiliated with ESPN who expressed views to the contrary are toeing the ...

    Blog | March 15, 2011