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  1. Schwartz: Rams' new DC future head coach

    Mike Sando

    Coaches tend to say nice things about their friends in the business. Our job is to identify what's meaningful or at least noteworthy. Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz's comments from the NFL scouting combine regarding new St. Louis Rams defensive ...

    Blog | February 21, 2013
  2. 49ers can say, 'Know the rules, Schwartz!'

    Mike Sando

    Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz appeared to call out San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh before their postgame flap last season. "Know the rules, Harbaugh!" Schwartz appeared to yell after Harbaugh threw his red challenge flag for a play that ...

    Blog | November 22, 2012
  3. Around the NFC West: 49ers' line revels

    Mike Sando

    Head coaches Jim Schwartz and Jim Harbaugh handled pregame and postgame handshakes without incident Sunday. Some players weren't so diplomatic after Harbaugh's San Francisco 49ers defeated Schwartz's Detroit Lions by a 27-19 score at Candlestick P...

    Blog | September 17, 2012
  4. Rapid Reaction: 49ers 27, Lions 19

    Mike Sando

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Thoughts on the San Francisco 49ers' 27-19 victory over the Detroit Lions at Candlestick Park on Sunday night: What it means: The 49ers are 2-0 and own victories over potential rivals in the NFC playoff seeding race. They are the ...

    Blog | September 16, 2012
  5. Around the NFC West: Doubling up at TE

    Mike Sando

    This was looking like a year for NFC West teams to feature dynamic tight ends. It didn't happen so much in Week 1. Seattle released veteran Kellen Winslow on the reduction to the 53-man roster limit. Arizona found only six offensive snaps for R...

    Blog | September 13, 2012
  6. Handshake irrelevant? Sure, but context key

    Mike Sando

    The Jim Harbaugh-Jim Schwartz postgame coaching handshake angle feels so inevitable, so predictable, so cliche heading into their teams' rematch Sunday. It's cringe-worthy for some of us more interested in actual football. For me, the...

    Blog | September 11, 2012
  7. Around the NFC West: Saffold's outlook

    Mike Sando

    Watching medical personnel transport left tackle Rodger Saffold off the field on a stretcher board had to be tough on a personal level for the St. Louis Rams. The football implications, though dire, mattered less. Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Po...

    Blog | September 10, 2012
  8. Chat goes into OT with all new questions

    Mike Sando

    As promised, I'm back from the eye doctor and ready to bring the far horizon into clearer focus, or something like that. Having covered the Arizona Cardinals in the above-linked item, let's wrap up this NFC West chat followup with items for the ot...

    Blog | May 31, 2012
  9. Saints' bounty system and the Rams

    Mike Sando

    St. Louis Rams fans can expect coach Jeff Fisher and defensive coordinator Gregg Williams to field a defense with a nasty demeanor. Rough Stuff: 2009 to 2011 Penalties Rank Team Team 1 Lions 65 2 Eagles 53 3...

    Blog | March 02, 2012
  10. Getting your early 2012 NFL free agency fix

    Mike Sando

    The two weeks remaining before NFL free agency will feel like two months at the current pace of activity. Don't bother with the disclaimers, either. Yes, history says the best teams build through the draft over time, that free agency can be a f...

    Blog | February 28, 2012
  11. Common thread ties Rams' new leadership

    Mike Sando

    INDIANAPOLIS -- The St. Louis Rams pointed to Les Snead's wide-ranging experiences in Atlanta when explaining why they hired him as general manager. "The one thing that stood out to me in time as we talked with Les is, in his time with the Falcons...

    Blog | February 23, 2012
  12. Thoughts on 2012 NFC West opponents

    Mike Sando

    The New York Giants' victory over the Dallas Cowboys affected 2012 schedules in the NFC West. The Giants won the NFC East. The Cowboys dropped to third, behind Philadelphia. That means the Eagles will visit the Arizona Cardinals in 2012. The Giant...

    Blog | January 02, 2012
  13. Uh, wait: 49ers overcame more laundry

    Mike Sando

    Focusing on the San Francisco 49ers' performance, not the postgame tiff between head coaches, was a priority following the team's 25-19 victory over the Detroit Lions. Since then, every person I've spoke with about the game, inside the NFL and out...

    Blog | October 18, 2011
  14. Following up: Lions' officiating complaints

    Mike Sando

    The famous slap on the back San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh delivered against his Detroit Lions counterpart wasn't the most questionable one Sunday. As Jim Schwartz pointed out Monday, the 49ers never should have taken over possession in Li...

    Blog | October 18, 2011
  15. Around the NFC West: Bad officiating?

    Mike Sando

    The San Francisco 49ers' game over the Detroit Lions in Week 6 featured more high-impact, controversial officiating decisions than usual. I listed several of them following the game, but did not notice a biggie. Turns out officials gave the 49ers ...

    Blog | October 18, 2011
  16. Moving on: No Harbaugh-Schwartz rematch

    Mike Sando

    News that the NFL has decided against fining Jim Schwartz or Jim Harbaugh following their postgame tiff Sunday closes this case for the time being. We are now free to focus on more important matters, such as whether Harbaugh could take his Week 8 ...

    Blog | October 17, 2011