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  1. About that old NFL draft-pick value chart

    Mike Sando

    2013 Draft Capital Using Harvard Chart Rk. Team Points 1 49ers 1,232 2 Dolphins 1,181 3 Vikings 1,138 4 Chiefs 1067 5 Jaguars 1,056 6 Rams 1,032 7 Eagles 1,029 8 ...

    Blog | March 22, 2013
  2. Mailbag: Draft-pick signings no issue

    Mike Sando

    If only the NFL's current labor deal had been in place when Andre Wadsworth, Chris McIntosh, Michael Crabtree and so many other rookies from current NFC West teams missed valuable training camp time. Teams no longer must worry about draft choices ...

    Blog | June 01, 2012
  3. Which draft pick will make biggest impact

    Mike Sando

    Arizona Cardinals receiver Michael Floyd was fifth and Seattle Seahawks pass-rusher Bruce Irvin sixth on John Clayton's list of 10 new draft choices likely to make the greatest immediate impact. "Floyd's presence may force defenses into more zone ...

    Blog | May 08, 2012
  4. Thoughts on why Rams' Quinn not active

    Mike Sando

    The St. Louis Rams will be without tight end Michael Hoomanawanui for Week 1, no surprise given concerns over aggravating his calf injury. It's an upset, at least to me, that 2011 first-round draft pick Robert Quinn is also not active for the Rams...

    Blog | September 11, 2011
  5. 2011 NFL Draft: Value of 25th overall pick

    Mike Sando

    This is the final item in a series revisiting relatively recent NFL trades involving first-round draft choices in the slots NFC West teams occupy this year. Beating the St. Louis Rams in Week 17 and the New Orleans Saints in the wild-card round co...

    Blog | March 14, 2011
  6. 2011 NFL draft: Value of 14th overall pick

    Mike Sando

    This is the third in a series of items revisiting relatively recent NFL trades involving first-round draft choices in the slots NFC West teams occupy this year. The St. Louis Rams must hope the 14th overall choice treats them better than the 13th ...

    Blog | March 14, 2011
  7. 2011 NFL draft: Value of seventh pick

    Mike Sando

    This is the second in a series of items revisiting relatively recent NFL trades involving first-round draft choices in the slots NFC West teams occupy this year. The ongoing NFL lockout prevents trades involving players, but teams can still trade ...

    Blog | March 14, 2011
  8. 2011 NFL draft: Value of fifth overall pick

    Mike Sando

    The NFL lockout sharpens our focus on the 2011 draft by postponing indefinitely free agency and trades involving players. Teams interested in wheeling and dealing have few options during a lockout. They can still trade draft choices, which got me...

    Blog | March 14, 2011
  9. Loyalty, continuity and draft-pick retention

    Mike Sando

    The Green Bay Packers drafted 30 of their current players since Mike McCarthy became head coach, a high number. The other Super Bowl team, Pittsburgh, has 23 players drafted under coach Mike Tomlin even though Tomlin inherited a championship team wi...

    Blog | February 28, 2011
  10. 2005 re-draft gives 49ers you know who

    Mike Sando

    A few thoughts on Mel Kiper's 2005 NFL re-draft, covering the first round and available to Insider subscribers: 1. San Francisco 49ers Actual pick: Alex Smith, QB, Utah Kiper re-draft pick: Aaron Rodgers My thoughts: The question, of cour...

    Blog | January 25, 2011
  11. Around the NFC West: Cards drop ball

    Mike Sando

    Darren Urban of says Arizona will not secure the No. 1 overall choice in the 2011 NFL draft despite losing to Carolina. Urban: "The Cardinals are not going to be in the 'race' for the No. 1 overall draft pick and a chance to pick up q...

    Blog | December 20, 2010
  12. Perspective on 2010 draft pick's release

    Mike Sando

    The Seattle Seahawks sought depth on their injury-depleted defensive line as they tried to shore up their run defense. Part of their plan included releasing the first defensive lineman they selected in the 2010 draft. E.J. Wilson, a defensive e...

    Blog | November 23, 2010
  13. Around the NFC West: Clements' status

    Mike Sando

    Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee offers a projected 49ers depth chart on defense. Barrows: "Yes, Nate Clements' salary jumps to $6 million in base this year. But the 49ers did not spend a high draft pick on a cornerback, and because of that it's...

    Blog | April 29, 2010
  14. Hill trade better than nothing for 49ers

    Mike Sando

    HillThe 49ers' decision to trade quarterback Shaun Hill to Detroit for a 2011 seventh-round draft pick gives them something in return for a player they would have released. San Francisco can now proceed with Alex Smith and David Carr as its top two q...

    Blog | March 14, 2010
  15. Rams chipping away at draft-pick signings

    Mike Sando

    Posted by's Mike Sando The Rams have reached contract agreements with fifth-round pick Brooks Foster and seventh-rounder Chris Ogbonnaya. Bryan McIntyre previously mentioned the Ogbonnaya's deal on Mac's Football Blog. The framew...

    Blog | July 18, 2009
  16. Video: 49ers mock draft pick

    Mike Sando

    The Contra Costa Times's Cam Inman breaks down San Francisco's options in the draft....

    Blog | March 20, 2009