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  1. WR as ambassador: Fitz kind even to refs

    Mike Sando

    Larry Fitzgerald craned for a better view of the Arizona Cardinals' offense as the Hall of Fame Game reached its final few minutes. The Pro Bowl receiver could have moved closer to the action, but that would have prevented him from posing for pict...

    Blog | August 08, 2012
  2. Antonio Bryant's stay with Seattle short

    Mike Sando

    CANTON, Ohio -- The Seattle Seahawks' announcement Sunday night won't upstage the Hall of Fame Game between the Arizona Cardinals and New Orleans Saints, which is about to kick off (8 p.m. ET). Antonio Bryant's release comes days after the team si...

    Blog | August 05, 2012
  3. HOF12: Saints players file out after Roaf

    Mike Sando

    CANTON, Ohio -- New Orleans Saints players gave Cortez Kennedy a standing ovation early in the Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinement program Saturday. They won't be sticking around for Kennedy's speech, however. The Saints, scheduled to open t...

    Blog | August 04, 2012
  4. HOF12: Payton's ties go beyond Roaf

    Mike Sando

    CANTON, Ohio -- The NFL has allowed suspended New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton to attend the Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinement now under way. I saw Payton and his son at the Gold Jacket Dinner on Friday night. They sat briefly at the tabl...

    Blog | August 04, 2012
  5. HOF12: First fan beats crowd, not heat

    Mike Sando

    CANTON, Ohio -- Ninety-degree heat and 57 percent humidity could not stop Seattle Seahawks fan Jeff Evert from taking his seat at Fawcett Stadium two-plus hours before the Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony. Evert, visiting from Richl...

    Blog | August 04, 2012
  6. HOF12: Kennedy salutes fans, late advisor

    Mike Sando

    CANTON, Ohio -- Fans tuning in to watch Pro Football Hall of Fame speeches Saturday night can expect Cortez Kennedy to thank the late Robert Fraley, his former agent and mentor, for contributing so much to his life. Fraley died in the plane crash ...

    Blog | August 03, 2012
  7. HOF12: Inside job for Dawson, Kennedy

    Mike Sando

    CANTON, Ohio -- Two of the quickest interior linemen in NFL history are heading into the Pro Football Hall of Fame together in the Class of 2012. Former Pittsburgh Steelers center Dermontti Dawson and former Seattle Seahawks defensive tackle Corte...

    Blog | August 03, 2012
  8. HOF12: Cant go wrong with these draftees

    Mike Sando

    CANTON, Ohio -- A Seattle Seahawks scouting contingent planned to visit the University of Miami for a closer look at Hurricanes cornerback Robert Bailey. "All of a sudden," Joe Vitt recalled, "when we put the film on, everyone had heard of Russell...

    Blog | August 03, 2012
  9. Appreciating a Rams great, Torry Holt

    Mike Sando

    Torry Holt's formal retirement from the NFL -- as a St. Louis Ram, fittingly -- will touch off the usual discussions about Hall of Fame worthiness. In the meantime, consider this an appreciation. Holt was the NFC West wide receiver opponents fe...

    Blog | March 28, 2012
  10. 710ESPN Seattle audio: Flynn, QB options

    Mike Sando

    Quarterback options for the Seattle Seahawks carried much of my latest discussion with Dave Grosby and Bob Stelton on 710ESPN Seattle. We discussed Green Bay's Matt Flynn, plus the San Francisco 49ers' offense and Cortez Kennedy's chances for the ...

    Blog | January 12, 2012
  11. 'An honor to play against a guy like that'

    Mike Sando

    RENTON, Wash. -- Retired three-time Pro Bowl linebacker Ken Norton Jr. faced newly enshrined Pro Football Hall of Famer Marshall Faulk six times during their playing careers. Faulk finished those games with 134, 126, 103, 83, 61 and 6 yards rushin...

    Blog | August 06, 2011
  12. 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
  13. Hutchinson, the Hall and solace for Seattle

    Mike Sando

    Just what Seattle Seahawks fans want to read: a piece from NFC North blogger Kevin Seifert analyzing Steve Hutchinson's prospects for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Hutchinson I might have to consider a piece asking whether anyone at ...

    Blog | July 01, 2011
  14. 2011 NFC West exhibition schedule

    Mike Sando

    A few things for NFC West fans to know after the NFL announced its 2011 exhibition schedule: The St. Louis Rams will join 2011 Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee Marshall Faulk in Canton for the Hall of Fame game, which kicks off against the Chic...

    Blog | April 12, 2011
  15. The day ahead: Hall of Fame voting awaits

    Mike Sando

    FORT WORTH, Texas -- A quick look at the Pro Football Hall of Fame candidates with ties to teams currently aligned in the NFC West: Marshall Faulk, running back. Faulk began his career with Indianapolis before becoming the NFL's offensive player ...

    Blog | February 05, 2011
  16. Jerry Rice's fly pattern to Hall of Fame

    Mike Sando

    Jerry Rice goes into the Hall of Fame Saturday and it seems like he's been there 10 years already. Twenty, even. "He is a Hall of Famer who is still a very young receiver," said Mel Blount, himself a Hall of Famer, back in 1990. In Rice's ca...

    Blog | August 04, 2010