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  1. 2012 Kiper mock 1.0: 49ers thoughts

    Mike Sando

    Mel Kiper's first mock draft for 2012 provides the foundation for discussing how NFC West teams might proceed this offseason. I'll run through these for each NFC West team, beginning at the bottom of the first round and working forward. I'll star...

    Blog | January 18, 2012
  2. Late winning TD pass had been 49ers rarity

    Mike Sando

    Alex Smith's winning 6-yard scoring pass to Delanie Walker at Detroit carried historical significance for the San Francisco 49ers. According to Elias Sports Bureau, the play marked only the third time since the Steve Young era that a 49ers quarter...

    Blog | October 18, 2011
  3. Sims-Walker adds intrigue to Rams at WR

    Mike Sando

    Donnie Avery and the as-yet-unsigned Mark Clayton give the St. Louis Rams two capable receivers with significant injury concerns. The newly added Mike Sims-Walker, who agreed to terms on a one-year deal Friday, should fit right in. Sims-Walker ...

    Blog | July 29, 2011
  4. Adventures in drafting NFL wide receivers

    Mike Sando

    Larry Fitzgerald's arrival with the Arizona Cardinals via the 2004 NFL draft serves as the starting point for the latest item looking at recent NFC West choices. Fitzgerald already has 613 receptions, far more than any other NFC West receiver over...

    Blog | April 21, 2011
  5. 2007 NFL draft: Beyond JaMarcus Russell

    Mike Sando

    JaMarcus Russell's demise as an NFL player is back in the news, shining light upon the perils of investing millions in unproven prospects. The 2007 NFL draft was about more than Russell, of course. That draft also produced Calvin Johnson, Joe T...

    Blog | April 15, 2011
  6. Around the NFC West: Nedney's toughness

    Mike Sando

    Matt Maiocco of says the 49ers released Jason Hill to clear a roster spot for a kicker after finding out Joe Nedney will miss at least one game. Maiocco: "The 49ers are looking at three young players as possible kickoff specialists: Sh...

    Blog | November 17, 2010
  7. Making sense of major Week 10 injury news

    Mike Sando

    SAN FRANCISCO -- The St. Louis Rams and San Francisco 49ers announced their list of inactive players for Week 10 without making waves. The situation was much different in Arizona, where the Cardinals named defensive lineman Darnell Dockett (should...

    Blog | November 14, 2010
  8. Jason Hill, Ted Ginn Jr. and 49ers' offense

    Mike Sando

    Re-signing receiver Jason Hill after losing Ted Ginn Jr. to a knee injury should, in theory, affect the speed element within the San Francisco 49ers' offense. I'm not so sure after watching the 49ers in the regular-season opener at Seattle. In ...

    Blog | September 14, 2010
  9. Definitive look at NFC West turnover

    Mike Sando

    Roster turnover is a leading topic for discussion in Seattle following the release of T.J. Houshmandzadeh in particular. I've addressed the subject in depth across the division -- first May 26 and again July 30 -- and it's worth another look now t...

    Blog | September 08, 2010
  10. San Francisco 49ers cutdown analysis

    Mike Sando

    Biggest surprise: Veteran running back Michael Robinson was one of the best special-teams players in the league, but he wasn't a factor on offense and that hurt him. It's worth noting that the 49ers have a new special-teams coach, and Robinson hurt h...

    Blog | September 03, 2010
  11. Rounding up known NFC West moves

    Mike Sando

    I'll provide a separate file breaking down each NFC West team's roster moves once they meet the 53-man limit. In the meantime, a few odds and ends: Arizona Cardinals Traded guard Reggie Wells to Philadelphia; released tight end Anthony Becht...

    Blog | September 03, 2010
  12. Around the NFC West: New era for Rams

    Mike Sando

    Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch says NFL owners needed less than an hour to approve Stan Kroenke's bid to purchase majority ownership in the Rams. Thomas: "Kroenke has until December 2014 to be fully compliant with NFL cross-ownership rules...

    Blog | August 26, 2010
  13. Around the NFC West: Ginn makes mark

    Mike Sando

    David White of the San Francisco Chronicle says Ted Ginn Jr. showed good ability in practice Tuesday, a reminder why the 49ers acquired him. White: "Seventy-four percent of quarterback Alex Smith's pass attempts were for 10 or fewer yards. His 6.3 ya...

    Blog | August 04, 2010
  14. Around the NFC West: Willis' perfect 99

    Mike Sando

    Jon Robinson of checks in with 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis, who loves his 99 rating on "Madden NFL 11." Willis: "It's truly an honor just to be in the game because when I was a kid, I used to created myself in 'Madden' and give myself al...

    Blog | August 03, 2010
  15. Are the 49ers really any better?

    Mike Sando

    Jesper from Denmark continues to see his NFC West blog legacy grow. What began as his critical look at the St. Louis Rams has turned into a four-part series. We're back with a look at the San Francisco 49ers after covering the Seattle Seahawks on ...

    Blog | July 29, 2010
  16. At least no-shows avoid practice injuries

    Mike Sando

    Cardinals nose tackle Gabe Watson once seriously injured a knee falling off a treadmill. It is possible, then, for NFL players to suffer freak injuries off the field. But with so much focus on which defensive players chose not to attend the 49e...

    Blog | May 18, 2010