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  1. First Take: Whether Seahawks overhyped

    Mike Sando

    You might have noticed ESPN's Skip Bayless suggesting the Seattle Seahawks would challenge within the AFC this coming season. The Seahawks left the AFC for the NFC in 2002, of course. Bayless went on "First Take" and said the AFC reference was a sarc...

    Blog | August 19, 2013
  2. Around the NFC West: Sherman, Jackson

    Mike Sando

    Richard Sherman and Steven Jackson rescued a slow Thursday in the NFC West. We'll deal with some of the fallout here. Around the NFC West: March 8, 2013 Arizona Cardinals McManaman: Options in free agency St. Louis Rams ...

    Blog | March 08, 2013
  3. Richard Sherman's takedown on 'First Take'

    Mike Sando

    Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman has been making the media rounds recently to promote charitable causes important to him, including the "Students With A Goal" campaign featured on the team's website recently. The media tour turned into ...

    Blog | March 07, 2013
  4. First take: Aldon Smith reflects on season

    Mike Sando

    The San Francisco 49ers' Aldon Smith dropped by the First Take set to reflect on the Super Bowl -- he thinks the 49ers were robbed -- and to challenge Skip Bayless to an MMA fight. I have to think Smith-Bayless would do some strong pay-per-view nu...

    Blog | March 04, 2013
  5. First Take: 49ers as 4.5-point initial favorites

    Mike Sando

    The San Francisco 49ers opened as 4.5-point favorites against the Baltimore Ravens in Super Bowl XLVII. ESPN's Eric Mangini, Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless discussed the point spread in the video above. Mangini made a football-related point to ...

    Blog | January 22, 2013
  6. First Take: Seahawks-Redskins predictions

    Mike Sando

    On the theory that enough is never enough, I hereby present on the NFC West blog a "First Take" debate over which team will win the wild-card playoff game between the Seattle Seahawks and Washington Redskins. Buckle up....

    Blog | January 04, 2013
  7. First Take: Richard Sherman discussion

    Mike Sando

    Chris Mannix, Lomas Brown and Christian Fauria recently shared with First Take viewers their views on Richard Sherman's successful suspension appeal and its implications. Mannix calls out the NFL. Brown sees a huge victory for the Seattle Seahawks...

    Blog | December 28, 2012
  8. First Take: Swerving into the NFC West

    Mike Sando

    The NFC West must be making strides for nationally known commentators to mention Richard Sherman, Brandon Browner and Bobby Wagner by name in explaining why a New York-area team has little chance winning in Seattle. Stephen A. Smith was the commen...

    Blog | November 09, 2012
  9. Forget about Peyton Manning to 49ers

    Mike Sando

    Skip Bayless was crowing even more than usual, reveling in his contention from the beginning that the San Francisco 49ers should pursue Peyton Manning. The "First Take" video should get your blood pumping a little on a Monday morning. It becomes a...

    Blog | March 19, 2012
  10. Warner, Holmgren and Canton commentary

    Mike Sando

    Kurt Warner's declaration regarding Eli Manning's Hall of Fame credentials probably caught your attention this week. The subject made for a compelling First Take discussion, available in the video above. It was the first time I could recall one hi...

    Blog | February 10, 2012
  11. Video: Skip Bayless doesn't rattle Peterson

    Mike Sando

    Arizona Cardinals rookie cornerback Patrick Peterson showed veteran moxie in rolling with a potentially sensitive question from ESPN's Skip Bayless during "First Take" on Wednesday. As a bigger corner, Peterson told Bayless he would have no proble...

    Blog | September 07, 2011
  12. Video: Joe Montana on Alex Smith, fans

    Mike Sando

    Hall of Famer Joe Montana dropped by "First Take" and offered thoughts on the San Francisco 49ers as they transition to an offense with roots in the one he ran. His take: Alex Smith will have to adjust to a new mindset after trying to push the bal...

    Blog | August 24, 2011
  13. Debate: Charles Haley's case for the Hall

    Mike Sando

    Skip Bayless and Dan Graziano took up the case for Charles Haley as a Pro Football Hall of Famer on ESPN's First Take. Bayless thought Haley should have qualified on the first ballot as a key championship variable for the San Francisco 49ers and D...

    Blog | July 18, 2011
  14. Whisenhunt: Cards attractive to vet QBs

    Mike Sando

    Looks like the Arizona Cardinals are prepared to play the Fitz card in their search for a veteran quarterback once the lockout concludes. Coach Ken Whisenhunt, speaking with ESPN's "First Take," pointed to Larry Fitzgerald and the Cardinals' other...

    Blog | July 15, 2011
  15. Video: 'Poetry recital' on 'First Take'

    Mike Sando

    Arizona Cardinals receiver Steve Breaston made two appearances Monday on ESPN's First Take, one live and the other on replay. No word yet on whether Breaston made it to player-organized workouts on time following his TV duties. Breaston's teamm...

    Blog | June 13, 2011
  16. Heads up: Steve Breaston on 'First Take'

    Mike Sando

    The Dallas Mavericks' victory over the Miami Heat to win the NBA championship will surely dominate the Monday morning discussion on ESPN's "First Take." The crew is making room for Arizona Cardinals receiver Steve Breaston as well. The show begins...

    Blog | June 13, 2011