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  1. San Francisco 49ers cut-down analysis

    Mike Sando

    Most significant move: The San Francisco 49ers released long-snapper Brian Jennings eight days before Jennings would have set a franchise record for consecutive games played. Jennings had been with the team since 2000 and was the longest-tenured curr...

    Blog | August 31, 2013
  2. Three things: 49ers-Chargers

    Mike Sando

    Three things to watch for Thursday night in the San Francisco 49ers' final exhibition of the 2013 season, set for 10 p.m. ET against the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium: 1. Final QB impressions. The 49ers already named Colt McCoy as their N...

    Blog | August 29, 2013
  3. Three things revisited: Broncos-49ers

    Mike Sando

    Looking back on three things discussed here before the San Francisco 49ers' 2013 exhibition opener, a 10-6 defeat to the Denver Broncos at Candlestick Park: 1. Young receivers. The 49ers would like 2012 first-round pick A.J. Jenkins to seize the ...

    Blog | August 09, 2013
  4. Adding CB Wright makes more sense now

    Mike Sando

    The San Francisco 49ers' on-and-off interest in cornerback Eric Wright is "on" again -- and just in time to beat an NFL deadline. The team announced Wright's signing and placement on the non-football injury list Thursday just as a 4 p.m. ET deadli...

    Blog | August 08, 2013
  5. Culliver's torn ACL part of ominous week

    Mike Sando

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- The San Francisco 49ers were seeking cornerback options when they nearly acquired veteran Eric Wright from Tampa Bay. Their need at the position has only grown since Wright's failure of a physical exam scuttled an agreed-up...

    Blog | August 01, 2013
  6. The bizarre case of the missing $2 million

    Mike Sando

    The chart we ran following Eric Wright's trade to the San Francisco 49ers requires two updates. First, we need to subtract Wright from the mix after the 49ers failed him on a physical examination, voiding the trade. Then we need to subtract $2 millio...

    Blog | July 25, 2013
  7. Fine print in focus as Eric Wright trade off

    Mike Sando

    The San Francisco 49ers' news release announcing Eric Wright's acquisition carried a reminder. "For the trade to be executed, Wright must pass a physical in the Bay Area next week," it read. The 49ers had included the same language in the first...

    Blog | July 22, 2013
  8. What 49ers are getting in CB Eric Wright

    Mike Sando

    The San Francisco 49ers appear to be lining up options at cornerback for the 2013 season and beyond. Eric Wright, acquired from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Friday, gives the team another low-risk corner with tremendous incentive to perform well this ...

    Blog | July 19, 2013
  9. Oh my: 49ers acquire CB linked to Adderall

    Mike Sando

    San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh made headlines recently for commenting on five Seattle Seahawks suspensions linked to performance-enhancing drugs. He specifically questioned whether players linked to Adderall were using that psycholstimulant a...

    Blog | July 19, 2013
  10. Talent, value and 49ers' approach at corner

    Mike Sando

    The San Francisco 49ers realized a terrific return on investment by signing Carlos Rogers to a one-year deal in free agency last offseason. Rogers put together a Pro Bowl season, positioning himself for a big payday. The 49ers now have options....

    Blog | March 13, 2012
  11. Best of NFL: NFC West teams

    Mike Sando

    As part of Best of the NFL Week on ESPN.com, here are five bests for the NFC West: Best stadium innovation: I'm all for downtown stadiums with open roofs and cityscape views. That wasn't practical in Arizona, where temperatures exceed even Kurt W...

    Blog | June 30, 2011
  12. Around the NFC West: Crabtree's sore foot

    Mike Sando

    Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com says San Francisco 49ers receiver Michael Crabtree remains limited after aggravating a foot injury during a June 6 workout session. Maiocco: "Crabtree attended the Alex Smith-led classroom session Tuesday morning at San...

    Blog | June 29, 2011
  13. Five greatest draft classes since 1967

    Mike Sando

    The 1983 NFL draft might have been the best of the modern era even without Hall of Fame quarterbacks John Elway, Jim Kelly or Dan Marino. It was that good. "I think if you asked each guy to a man, in particular the Hall of Fame guys, there has ...

    Blog | April 16, 2010
  14. 'This guy hasn't done a thing in the NFL'

    Mike Sando

    Posted by ESPN.com's Mike Sando Michael Crabtree stands no chance in the court of public opinion. It's a privilege to play in the NFL, the thinking goes, and draft choices should just take what teams are offering. When players refuse to sign, t...

    Blog | September 19, 2009
  15. The best draft classes in NFC West history?

    Mike Sando

    Posted by ESPN.com's Mike Sando ESPN Stats & Information ranked the 49ers' 1981 draft class as the best since 1967 among current NFC West teams using a formula rewarding points for career milestones. The formula values only past performan...

    Blog | April 01, 2009
  16. Mailbag: Playoff success has cathartic qualities

    Mike Sando

    Posted by ESPN.com's Mike Sando Louie from Phoenix writes: Mike, First of all, I enjoy reading all of your blogs. It's hard to find someone who writes about the Cardinals as well as you do. So thank you for your hard work. In this economy tha...

    Blog | January 14, 2009