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  1. Eric Heitmann

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  2. 49ers upgrade with Saints center Goodwin

    Mike Sando

    The San Francisco 49ers' largely inarticulated plan for NFL free agency has gained some definition over the last couple days. Jonathan Goodwin, 32-year-old starting center for the New Orleans Saints, reached agreement on a three-year deal with San...

    Blog | August 03, 2011
  3. NFL roster moves and player deals for Friday

    Rounding up Friday's deals in NFL free agency.

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2011
  4. Sendlein, Spencer and market for centers

    Mike Sando

    At least two and possibly three NFC West teams will have new starting centers in 2011. SpencerMax Unger is replacing free agent Chris Spencer in Seattle. San Francisco has an opening after Eric Heitmann had surgery and his 2010 replacement, David ...

    Blog | July 28, 2011
  5. Around the NFC West: Neck cracker drill?

    Mike Sando

    Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee says 49ers center Eric Heitmann suffered his career-threatening neck injury while competing in the "nutcracker" drills former coach Mike Singletary preferred. Barrows: "Despite the controversy around the drill, S...

    Blog | July 01, 2011
  6. Long road back for 49ers' Eric Heitmann

    Mike Sando

    The neck surgery center Eric Heitmann underwent makes it tough to envision the longtime starter returning to the San Francisco 49ers. HeitmannWithout it, though, the odds against him were longer. "The symptoms were not changing and the doctor s...

    Blog | June 29, 2011
  7. Around the NFC West: Hasselbeck's future

    Mike Sando

    Danny O'Neil of the Seattle Times offers thoughts on Peter King's recent tweets suggesting Matt Hasselbeck will not return to the Seahawks in 2011. King spent the weekend in Seattle and even tweeted a photo of Seahawks general manager John Schneider ...

    Blog | June 09, 2011
  8. Around the NFC West: Rankled by firing

    Mike Sando

    Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch checks in with former longtime Rams equipment manager Todd Hewitt, who claims coach Steve Spagnuolo fired him for no good reason. Hewitt: "He is a hard person to deal with. He's just very hands-on. Controllin...

    Blog | March 31, 2011
  9. Around the NFC West: Judging Jed York

    Mike Sando

    Kevin Lynch of Niner Insider evaluates Jed York as the San Francisco 49ers' president, outlining the good and bad during York's tenure. Lynch on one of the positives: "York held the line against draft-slot busting contract demands of wide receiver Mi...

    Blog | March 21, 2011
  10. Draft hindsight: Big Ben and beyond

    Mike Sando

    FORT WORTH, Texas -- The Pittsburgh Steelers appeared loose and comfortable during their first Super Bowl 45 media session. They've been in big games before, and frequently, thanks largely to shrewd drafting. This is the Steelers' third Super B...

    Blog | January 31, 2011
  11. 2010 All-NFC West Offense

    Mike Sando

    A look at my all-NFC West picks for the 2010 season, beginning with the offense: There was no clear-cut choice at receiver after Larry Fitzgerald. The St. Louis Rams' Danny Amendola was more consistent than Seattle's Mike Williams or San Francisc...

    Blog | January 24, 2011
  12. Quick look at 49ers-Rams inactives

    Mike Sando

    ST. LOUIS -- The St. Louis Rams and San Francisco 49ers offered no surprises Sunday when they named players inactive 90 minutes prior to kickoff at the Edward Jones Dome. Defensive end Chris Long (thigh) and right tackle Jason Smith (ankle) are bo...

    Blog | December 26, 2010
  13. Seahawks, Falcons test NFL extremes

    Mike Sando

    The NFL rosters I maintain for every team in the league had fallen out of date recently. I finally had time to update them Saturday night. One revelation: The Atlanta Falcons left for their road trip in Seattle with a 53-man roster featuring a ...

    Blog | December 19, 2010
  14. Around the NFC West: Moss follow-up

    Mike Sando

    Bernie Miklasz of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch says he respects the Rams' decision to pass on Randy Moss even though he thinks the team should have taken a chance. Miklasz: "I spoke to (coach Steve) Spagnuolo for a few minutes Wednesday, and while he ...

    Blog | November 04, 2010
  15. NFC West injury picture favors Arizona

    Mike Sando

    Injury trends are following a familiar pattern in the NFC West. Whether by luck or superior training or whatever the reason might be, the Arizona Cardinals continue to suffer fewer season-ending injuries than other NFC West teams. Arizona finis...

    Blog | November 03, 2010
  16. Around the NFC West: Moss and Rams

    Mike Sando

    Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch expects Rams coach Steve Spagnuolo to speak with Vikings coach Brad Childress, his good friend, before deciding whether to place a waiver claim on Randy Moss. Thomas: "Spagnuolo has spent a year and a half tr...

    Blog | November 03, 2010
  17. San Francisco 49ers center Eric Heitmann put on injured reserve

    Longtime San Francisco 49ers center Eric Heitmann has been placed on season-ending injured reserve, clearing roster room for the addition of new linebacker Thaddeus Gibson.

    Story | Conversation | November 02, 2010