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  1. Gruden hiring helps Redskins and Bengals

    Mike Sando

    Sometimes a coaching change works out best for all involved. The Philadelphia Eagles got a fresh start with Chip Kelly and appear to be on the right track. The man Kelly replaced, Andy Reid, played a leading role in the Kansas City Chiefs' revival. R...

    Blog | January 09, 2014
  2. 49ers' Bill Walsh second to (almost) no one

    Mike Sando

    Bill Walsh checks in at No. 2 on ESPN's list of Greatest Coaches in NFL History, leaving the as-yet-unnamed Vince Lombardi as the obvious No. 1. Walsh, of course, led the San Francisco 49ers to three of their five Super Bowl victories. He revived ...

    Blog | June 10, 2013
  3. A vote for Dickerson's 248-yard masterpiece

    Mike Sando

    Ed from Arrowhead, Calif., thinks Eric Dickerson's 248-yard rushing game for the 1985 Los Angeles Rams against Dallas warranted inclusion on our list of 25 top postseason performances. "The Rams had no QB and Dallas knew all the Rams could do was ...

    Blog | June 21, 2012
  4. When a coach needs to draft a quarterback

    Mike Sando

    Colleague Kevin Seifert showed some daring by sending TCU quarterback Andy Dalton to the Minnesota Vikings at No. 12 in a recent ESPN.com mock draft. He wasn't arguing for Dalton's value so much as saying the Vikings' need for a quarterback might ...

    Blog | April 27, 2011
  5. 49ers GM Trent Baalke on QBs, more

    Mike Sando

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Highlights from San Francisco 49ers general manager Trent Baalke's predraft media session following my quick trip down the West Coast to team headquarters Wednesday morning: GMs can be compulsive about evaluating talent and...

    Blog | April 20, 2011
  6. NFC West teams getting jump on cuts

    Mike Sando

    NFC West teams are making roster moves before the 75-man limit takes effect Tuesday. Making the moves between the third exhibition game and the next practice prevents affected players from suffering injuries while still on the roster, in which cas...

    Blog | August 29, 2010
  7. Around the NFC West: Canton coaches

    Mike Sando

    Dan Bickley of the Arizona Republic says another postseason appearance by the Cardinals could be a sign Ken Whisenhunt is on his way to a Hall of Fame career as a head coach. Whisenhunt: "In my last nine years (coaching) in the league, we've been to ...

    Blog | July 23, 2010
  8. Five Hall enshrinees have NFC West ties

    Mike Sando

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Five of the seven members of the 2010 Pro Football Hall of Fame class have ties to current NFC West teams: 49ers receiver Jerry Rice was an obvious choice. There wasn't much discussion in the room because Rice's credentia...

    Blog | February 06, 2010
  9. In perspective: Playoff victories precious

    Mike Sando

    Let's say you visited the Pro Football Reference coaching archive and singled out head coaches with at least five playoff games on their resumes. Let's say you sorted the qualifying coaches by highest winning percentage. Vince Lombardi would be...

    Blog | January 14, 2010
  10. Around the NFC West: Cardinals believe on 'D'

    Mike Sando

    Posted by ESPN.com's Mike Sando Dan Bickley of the Arizona Republic says Cardinals defenders are believing in new coordinator Bill Davis' system. Bickley: "By now, it is clear Davis has a leadership gene that his predecessor didn't. He has galvani...

    Blog | October 28, 2009
  11. Snyder: Redskins should've beaten Hawks

    Mike Sando

    Posted by ESPN.com's Mike Sando The passion Daniel Snyder brings to owning the Redskins comes through in an interview he granted to the Wall Street Journal. A passage of interest to Seattle fans: WSJ: [Joe] Gibbs's tenure wasn't the same as it was t...

    Blog | August 21, 2008
  12. Mailbag: Rams' offense has potential

    Mike Sando

    Posted by ESPN.com's Mike Sando Brandon from Bellevue, Wash., writes: Am I the only one that can see the Rams having a really good offense in 2008? Al Saunders was the mastermind behind the NFL?s #1 offense from 2002-05. However, he was unable to re...

    Blog | July 31, 2008
  13. Taylor's death helps Redskins keep loss in perspective

    Mike Sando

    Those who thought the Washington Redskins somehow trivialized Sean Taylor's death by harnessing it for a playoff push surely weren't looking into Joe Gibbs' eyes Saturday night.

    Story | Conversation | January 05, 2008