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  1. Best 'breakthrough' coaching candidates

    Mike Sando

    The NFL divides into distinct groups once the regular season runs its course. While 12 teams prepare for the playoffs, others line up candidates to fill newly created head coaching vacancies. The contrast is striking given the narrow line that someti...

    Blog | December 28, 2013
  2. Ranking potential coaching openings

    Mike Sando

    Mike Shanahan coached two Super Bowl winners in Denver before taking the Washington Redskins to the playoffs last season. Quarterback Robert Griffin III challenged Andrew Luck and Russell Wilson for NFL rookie honors. It should be nearly impossibl...

    Blog | December 21, 2013
  3. NFL's Coach of the Year contenders

    Mike Sando

    Seventeen NFL franchises have changed head coaches since the 2010 season. Those fired coaches were earning millions per year, of course. It was their lower-paid assistants who were most vulnerable to the churn. Some didn't have long-term contracts or...

    Blog | November 30, 2013
  4. NFL's most important returning players

    Mike Sando

    By rule, NFL players have been practicing less frequently and less physically the past couple of years. They're also suffering injuries more often. It's an issue the league will have to address if the carnage continues. Not all the injury news is ...

    Blog | November 16, 2013
  5. NFL's most likely coaching changes

    Mike Sando

    November in the NFL brings hard-hitting matchups between speculative reports on one side and votes of confidence on the other. Things get even rougher when outright denials work their way into the fray. Sunday saw Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben ...

    Blog | November 11, 2013
  6. Searching for answers on NFL injury front

    Mike Sando

    A run of high-profile injuries in the NFC West specifically and the NFL in general has focused attention on what can be done to prevent them. John from Bakersfield, Calif., was among those raising the subject through the NFC West mailbag. He sugge...

    Blog | August 03, 2013
  7. Fun with Scouts Inc.'s seven-round mock

    Mike Sando

    Predicting which teams will draft specific players can be tough work. Last year, for instance, the seven-round mock draft from Scouts Inc. went 0-for-28 in projecting players to NFC West teams. Some of the projections lined up from the standpoint...

    Blog | April 24, 2013
  8. Carson Palmer and other trade acquisitions

    Mike Sando

    Carson Palmer is the 27th veteran player NFC West teams have acquired since 2010. The Seattle Seahawks have acquired 13 of them, including current contributors Percy Harvin, Marshawn Lynch, Chris Clemons and Clinton McDonald. Palmer, acquired b...

    Blog | April 02, 2013
  9. Around the NFC West: 49ers' surreal day

    Mike Sando

    Isaac Sopoaga had been with the San Francisco 49ers continuously since 2004, when Dennis Erickson was head coach. Around the NFC West: March 13, 2013 Arizona Cardinals Somers: Stanton and Kolb, Rashad Urban: Winning Marc...

    Blog | March 13, 2013
  10. No lead safe? Comebacks in mind this week

    Mike Sando

    The Chicago Bears are visiting the Arizona Cardinals in Week 16 for the first time since the 2006 game that launched Dennis Green into beer commercial history. The Bears overcame a 20-0 halftime deficit to win, 24-23. Green was not happy about it....

    Blog | December 18, 2012
  11. Final Word: NFC West

    Mike Sando

    Five nuggets of knowledge about Week 13: Seeking historic start: The San Francisco 49ers have gone 2-0 in Colin Kaepernick's first two starts at quarterback. A victory against the St. Louis Rams on Sunday would make Kaepernick the first 49ers quar...

    Blog | November 30, 2012
  12. Mailbag: Emotional fallout from MNF finish

    Mike Sando

    A veteran NFL official mistook Vinny Testaverde's green-annd-white New York Jets helmet for the football crossing the goal-line plane back in 1998. The gifted touchdown lifted the Jets to a 32-31 victory, dropping the Seattle Seahawks' record to 6...

    Blog | September 25, 2012
  13. Little precedent for Seahawks' Wilson

    Mike Sando

    Five rookies are scheduled to start at quarterback in Week 1 this season. The NFL has previously had no more than two rookie starters at QB on opening day since the 1970 merger, ESPN Stats & Information notes. Seattle's Russell Wilson isn't...

    Blog | August 27, 2012
  14. Around the NFC West: Harbaugh's style

    Mike Sando

    Conventional wisdom says quarterback Alex Smith held back the San Francisco 49ers' offense last season. It's also possible coach Jim Harbaugh held back Smith simply because Harbaugh prefers to run an offense that way. Matt Barrows of the Sacrament...

    Blog | June 27, 2012
  15. What gives 49ers jump over West upstarts

    Mike Sando

    The Mike Nolan era in San Francisco produced more heartache than the 49ers would care to revisit, but the long-term legacy isn't so bad. Eleven draft choices, including eight current starters and five Pro Bowl selections, remain on the 49ers' rost...

    Blog | June 04, 2012
  16. Around the NFC West: Talking Tannehill

    Mike Sando

    Back-to-back seasons with a 7-9 record felt like progress for the Seattle Seahawks under coach Pete Carroll. Another season with that record would feel like stagnation. That is one reason the Seahawks would be best off, at least in theory, usin...

    Blog | April 24, 2012