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  1. Super Bowl high fives all the way around

    Mike Sando

    MIAMI -- A recent brainstorming session with AFC South blogger Paul Kuharsky was highly productive. Paul pointed me in the direction of a Super Bowl production featuring many of the key players here in South Florida. Cue the video. Adam Vina...

    Blog | February 07, 2010
  2. Quick roster snapshot: Recent draft flavor

    Mike Sando

    An NFL-high five of the Seattle Seahawks' 11 draft choices from 2013 played in the Southeastern Conference. Christine Michael, Jesse Williams, Tharold Simon, Spencer Ware and Ryan Seymour joined K.J. Wright, Pep Levingston, Kris Durham, James Carp...

    Blog | June 07, 2013
  3. 49ers confident in Justin Smith's arm

    Mike Sando

    ATLANTA -- The San Francisco 49ers are going heavier at wide receiver and lighter on the defensive line in the NFC Championship Game. Translation: Justin Smith is healthy. The 49ers are keeping active five wide receivers, a relatively high numb...

    Blog | January 20, 2013
  4. Kaepernick's edge against the Dolphins

    Mike Sando

    The St. Louis Rams came after San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick in Week 13, sending five-plus pass-rushers more than 60 percent of the time. That was a single-game high for the Rams over the past two seasons. That tactic forced Kaep...

    Blog | December 07, 2012
  5. Where NFC West stands in Pro Bowl voting

    Mike Sando

    A few thoughts on where NFC West teams and players stand -- or do not stand -- in ongoing fan balloting for the Pro Bowl: The San Francisco 49ers have an NFC-high 17 players ranking among the top five in balloting at their positions. Green Bay (1...

    Blog | November 14, 2012
  6. 2012 NFL Preview: Seattle Seahawks

    Mike Sando

    Five notes on the Seattle Seahawks from our recently published 2012 preview page: 1. Conventional wisdom is irrelevant: Coach Pete Carroll disdains it. Taking a three-way quarterback competition through minicamps and training camp provided a high-pr...

    Blog | August 31, 2012
  7. Rams' season was tough, as was Bradford

    Mike Sando

    The 2011 season was not a total loss for Sam Bradford. Fighting through a high-ankle sprain for five games even though the St. Louis Rams' season appeared doomed scored points with teammates. There is value in that for a quarterback. Recovery t...

    Blog | June 11, 2012
  8. Video: NFL's five WRs with best hands

    Mike Sando

    Before offering his list of five wideouts with the best hands, ESPN's Tim Hasselbeck explains why he thinks San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh offered such high praise for Michael Crabtree. "If you look at the context, Randy Moss joins the tea...

    Blog | May 22, 2012
  9. Resolved? Seahawks top threat to 49ers

    Mike Sando

    Five first-team All-Pro selections, an NFL high, return to the NFC West champion San Francisco 49ers. The NFL's coach of the year, Jim Harbaugh, returns along with every starter from a defense that allowed 14.3 points per game, third-fewest in fra...

    Blog | March 28, 2012
  10. 49ers add to haul with most All-Pro players

    Mike Sando

    This was indeed a special season for the San Francisco 49ers and, by extension, the NFC West overall. The Associated Press All-Pro Team, announced Friday, includes five 49ers, a league high for any team. Arizona's Patrick Peterson made the team as...

    Blog | January 06, 2012
  11. Final Word: NFC West

    Mike Sando

    Five nuggets of knowledge about Week 9: Huge weekend for sack opportunities: The Seattle Seahawks, having allowed a league-high 28 sacks, must contend with the Dallas Cowboys' DeMarcus Ware, who collected four of his 12 last week. The San Francisc...

    Blog | November 04, 2011
  12. Sitting Bradford sounds like wisest move

    Mike Sando

    The St. Louis Rams already paid a high price for the fourth-and-12 sack quarterback Sam Bradford absorbed while trailing Green Bay by three touchdowns in the final five minutes last week. The risks appear higher and the likely rewards about as el...

    Blog | October 21, 2011
  13. Take a bow: Justin Smith, Bradley Fletcher

    Mike Sando

    Five NFC West-related notes after checking out Football Outsiders' stats for broken tackles allowed during the 2010 season: Arizona Cardinals players totaled a league-high 51 broken tackles allowed on the list showing only those defenders with at...

    Blog | June 09, 2011
  14. Where does Vernon Davis rank among TEs?

    Mike Sando

    Our positional power rankings continue next week with tight ends. The San Francisco 49ers' Vernon Davis will surely rank among our top 10, but how high should he rank on the list? I'm inclined to rank him among the top five. These rankings aim ...

    Blog | March 25, 2011
  15. Awards keep flowing for Cardinals

    Mike Sando

    Posted by's Mike Sando Kurt Warner's five touchdown passes against the Bears made him the NFC's offensive player of the week. The touchdown total matched a career high set with the Rams in 1999. Warner has previously won the award seve...

    Blog | November 10, 2009
  16. Warner, Hasselbeck and NFC West quarterbacks

    Mike Sando

    Posted by's Mike Sando Kurt Warner and Matt Hasselbeck earned high marks in Trent Dilfer's recently published appreciation separating current NFL quarterbacks into categories. Warner and Hasselbeck were among five players in the "star" ca...

    Blog | September 02, 2009