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  1. Around the NFC West: Least physical RB?

    Mike Sando

    A morning run through NFC West headlines brought to my attention Football Outsiders' annual look at how well NFL players break tackles. Around the NFC West: May 2, 2013 Arizona Cardinals Somers: No shortage of roster moves ...

    Blog | May 03, 2013
  2. Around the NFC West: 49ers hail Gore

    Mike Sando

    Frank Gore, already the San Francisco 49ers' career rushing leader, is headed to the Super Bowl in New Orleans. His head coach and one prominent teammate have suggested another destination for Gore: the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. ...

    Blog | January 22, 2013
  3. Fantasy Watch: Trends through Week 10

    Mike Sando

    Our weekly look at playing-time trends in the NFC West, with an eye toward fantasy football: Arizona Cardinals: Rookie receiver Michael Floyd has played about 60 percent of the Cardinals' offensive snaps over the past two weeks. He was at 38.4 pe...

    Blog | November 18, 2012
  4. 49ers' victory over Cardinals nearly perfect

    Mike Sando

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Joe Staley, the San Francisco 49ers' Pro Bowl left tackle, was watching TV at the team hotel when a "Monday Night Football" preview piqued his interest. The show featured Arizona Cardinals defensive end Darnell Dockett explainin...

    Blog | October 30, 2012
  5. Fantasy Watch: Playing time in Week 7

    Mike Sando

    Our latest look at playing time in the NFC West, with an eye toward fantasy football: Wide receivers are the focus this time. 2012 WR Snap Pct.: Week 7 WR Team Pct. Larry Fitzgerald ARI 100.0 Andre Roberts ARI ...

    Blog | October 22, 2012
  6. Fantasy Watch: Playing time in Week 5

    Mike Sando

    Our weekly look at playing time in the NFC West, slanted toward fantasy football: Starting RB Playing Time: Week 5 RB Snaps Pct. Marshawn Lynch 50 78.1 Steven Jackson 36 64.3 Frank Gore 41 61.2 Rya...

    Blog | October 08, 2012
  7. Rapid Reaction: 49ers 20, Steelers 3

    Mike Sando

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Thoughts on the San Francisco 49ers' 20-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers on "Monday Night Football" at Candlestick Park in Week 15: What it means: The 49ers improved to 11-3 and stayed just ahead of 11-3 New Orleans for the ...

    Blog | December 20, 2011
  8. Fantasy impact: NFC West top 15 players

    Mike Sando

    The fantasy football staff at ESPN.com has ranked its top 300 players for the upcoming season. Thirty-four of the 300 are affiliated with NFC West teams, led by the San Francisco 49ers' Frank Gore (13th) and the St. Louis Rams' Steven Jackson (19t...

    Blog | August 24, 2011
  9. Weekend wrap: Tillman, Gore, camps, more

    Mike Sando

    Wrapping up what reports suggest will be the final locked out weekend in the NFL this summer: Current NFC West franchises can claim ties to seven of the 16 players enshrined in the College Football Hall of Fame this weekend. The seven: Pat Tillma...

    Blog | July 17, 2011
  10. Broken tackles: Lynch, Forsett lead the way

    Mike Sando

    Football Outsiders' stats for broken tackles raise all sorts of questions regarding NFC West running backs. Why did the Seattle Seahawks' Marshawn Lynch and Justin Forsett rank among the NFL's top six players in broken tackles per touch (minimum 8...

    Blog | June 14, 2011
  11. Around the NFC West: 'Pretty hard to watch'

    Mike Sando

    Dan Caesar of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch checks in with Kurt Warner as the former Rams and Cardinals quarterback prepares to provide analysis for the Fox broadcast of the St. Louis-Arizona game Sunday. Warner: "Oh, man, there's some ugly football in...

    Blog | December 03, 2010
  12. Rapid Reaction: 49ers 27, Cardinals 6

    Mike Sando

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Thoughts on the San Francisco 49ers' victory over the Arizona Cardinals on "Monday Night Football" in Week 12: What it means: The Cardinals appear finished. They've lost six in a row, falling to 3-8 and they are showing no signs...

    Blog | November 29, 2010
  13. Pregame thoughts as 49ers, Cards warm up

    Mike Sando

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Something to consider while bracing for the NFC West bashing that is sure to intensify as the San Francisco 49ers and Arizona Cardinals approach kickoff on "Monday Night Football": Those were the St. Louis Rams winning on the road...

    Blog | November 29, 2010
  14. Gridiron Challenge: Averting disaster

    Mike Sando

    Add this one to the fantasy football near-miss file. Watching Oakland flounder on offense against the San Francisco 49ers in Week 6 nearly convinced me to start the Denver Broncos' defense against the Raiders in Week 7. Nearly. The Broncos' ...

    Blog | October 28, 2010
  15. Singletary, 49ers must provide answers

    Mike Sando

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Confusion reigned on the San Francisco 49ers' sideline during a road game against a division opponent. The 49ers ultimately had little chance because their offensive coordinator wasted precious clock time and -- through circumstan...

    Blog | September 19, 2010
  16. Counting changes for Cardinals, 49ers

    Mike Sando

    The Arizona Cardinals and San Francisco 49ers might not recognize one another during their Week 14 matchup on "Monday Night Football" (ESPN, 8:20 p.m. ET). So much has changed since the 49ers upset the defending NFC champions, 20-16, in the season...

    Blog | December 12, 2009