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  1. First-half thoughts as Seahawks down big

    Mike Sando

    The Seattle Seahawks bear full responsibility for their 20-0 halftime deficit against the Atlanta Falcons. They've surrendered seven points off a Marshawn Lynch fumble. They've gotten zero points from two red zone possessions. One of those drives ...

    Blog | January 13, 2013
  2. All aboard: Lynch, Seahawks travel well

    Mike Sando

    LANDOVER, Md. -- Marshawn Lynch saved the Seattle Seahawks' season, perhaps, with a one-handed fumble recovery and 20-yard run with the loose ball Sunday. Lynch later cost the Seahawks points by fumbling near the Washington Redskins' goal line. Then,...

    Blog | January 06, 2013
  3. Fumbling for answers to bad recovery rate

    Mike Sando

    Janoris Jenkins' critical fumble return for a touchdown Sunday was a long time coming for the St. Louis Rams. The team had recovered only one opponent's fumble all season, the last one coming against Arizona's Kevin Kolb in Week 5. 2012 Fewes...

    Blog | December 04, 2012
  4. Silver linings: Cardinals at Jets

    Mike Sando

    The facts: The Arizona Cardinals fell to 4-8 with a 7-6 road defeat to the New York Jets in Week 13. The upside: Even the worst defeats tend to feature a bright spot or two. Kerry Rhodes picked off two passes, forced a fumble and had three pas...

    Blog | December 03, 2012
  5. Around the NFC West: 49ers key points

    Mike Sando

    Let's get right to the key points for the San Francisco 49ers following their 16-13 overtime defeat to the St. Louis Rams in Week 13: The fumble: The play call was questionable, the snap was low, the defense was in prime position, the young qua...

    Blog | December 03, 2012
  6. Around the NFC West: So, the Jets quit?

    Mike Sando

    San Francisco 49ers cornerback Carlos Rogers hurt the New York Jets with a 51-yard fumble return for a touchdown Sunday. Rogers didn't stop there. Nope. He didn't quit. The Jets did, at least according to Rogers. "Yeah, you could see it happeni...

    Blog | October 03, 2012
  7. Waiting for Cardinals' offense to hit gear

    Mike Sando

    Larry Fitzgerald has five receptions, Beanie Wells is averaging 3.7 yards per touch and Ryan Williams (2.2 per touch) has lost two fumbles. Oh, and one other thing about the Arizona Cardinals: Their record is 2-0. An award-winning, unapologetic...

    Blog | September 19, 2012
  8. Inside Slant: Alex Smith's MVP resume

    Mike Sando

    Almost lost in the excitement over the San Francisco 49ers' memorable victory at Detroit last season: two turnovers from quarterback Alex Smith, including a lost fumble on the team's first offensive play. The third-quarter interception Smith threw...

    Blog | September 12, 2012
  9. NFL points of emphasis point to NFC West

    Mike Sando

    A confusing judgment call favoring the New York Giants enabled their comeback victory over the Arizona Cardinals in Week 4. Was Giants receiver Victor Cruz really down when he lost the football late in the game? A fumble in that situation likely w...

    Blog | March 28, 2012
  10. Mailbag: Super Bowl play recalled 49ers

    Mike Sando

    Greg from Seattle thought Victor Cruz's first-quarter non-fumble in the Super Bowl, rendered irrelevant by a penalty for 12 men on the field, resembled the forward-progress call involving Ahmad Bradshaw that hurt San Francisco during the 49ers' game...

    Blog | February 06, 2012
  11. Day after: 49ers' Kyle Williams stands tall

    Mike Sando

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- No one in the San Francisco 49ers' locker room was better qualified than kicker David Akers to discuss Kyle Williams' critical fumble in the NFC Championship Game. "I was that guy last year," Akers said Monday from the 49ers...

    Blog | January 23, 2012
  12. Around the NFC West: Beyond the fumble

    Mike Sando

    The San Francisco 49ers' playoff elimination suddenly forces them to face the tough questions an offseason brings into focus. Forget about Kyle Williams' rough day on punt returns in the NFC Championship Game. Those miscues were unfortunate, but n...

    Blog | January 23, 2012
  13. 49ers blew it, and that's the hardest part

    Mike Sando

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Surely it could not end this way for the San Francisco 49ers. A fumble during a punt return, in overtime? The New York Giants recovering the ball and kicking a gift 31-yard field goal to reach Super Bowl XLVI against New England? ...

    Blog | January 23, 2012
  14. These 49ers prove they can win many ways

    Mike Sando

    The San Francisco 49ers defeated the previously 5-0 Detroit Lions on the road after losing a fumble on their first play and never forcing a turnover. They ground out a 13-8 victory on the road against a rookie quarterback, Andy Dalton. They won...

    Blog | January 16, 2012
  15. NFC West game changers: Weeks 15-16

    Mike Sando

    The Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers played without a turnover until 1:18 remained in their game Saturday. That is when the 49ers' Larry Grant forced the Seahawks' Tarvaris Jackson to fumble. Donte Whitner recovered for San Francisco. The ...

    Blog | December 27, 2011
  16. Jack Youngblood's ticked? A few thoughts

    Mike Sando

    Jack Youngblood's Pro Football Hall of Fame bio recalls a postseason performance featuring a sack, forced fumble, blocked extra-point attempt and 47-yard interception return for a touchdown. That performance and others made Youngblood a favorite a...

    Blog | October 27, 2011