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  1. HOF12: The experience of a lifetime

    Mike Sando

    CANTON, Ohio -- Sights and sounds from a magical first 30 hours in Canton for festivities relating to the upcoming 2012 Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony: Batting 1.000 Cortez Kennedy was the person I hoped to see first Thursday...

    Blog | August 04, 2012
  2. Then and now: Giving Matt Flynn a chance

    Mike Sando

    Similarities between Matt Flynn and Matt Hasselbeck border on eery. Flynn, like Hasselbeck in 2001, came to the Seattle Seahawks from the Green Bay Packers. Both were reunited in Seattle with personnel people they knew in Green Bay (John Schneider...

    Blog | March 19, 2012
  3. Around the NFC West: Backing Alex Smith

    Mike Sando

    The San Francisco 49ers embraced Alex Smith as their starting quarterback one year ago, when most viewed Smith as a first-round draft bust. Embracing him has only become easier after the team went 13-3 and reached the NFC Championship Game with Sm...

    Blog | February 09, 2012
  4. The best defensive line in NFC West

    Mike Sando

    Matt Williamson of Scouts Inc. ranks NFC West defensive lines in this Insider piece posted Monday. I've listed the teams alphabetically while offering a few thoughts of my own, each punctuated with what to watch for from Williamson: Arizona Cardin...

    Blog | April 04, 2011
  5. Leading Questions: NFC West

    Mike Sando

    With the offseason in full swing, let's take a look at one major question facing each NFC West team as it begins preparations for the 2011 season: ARIZONA CARDINALS What happens to the offensive line? We've been asking, answering and asking...

    Blog | February 14, 2011
  6. Rams' vets Robbins, Hall getting it done

    Mike Sando

    ST. LOUIS -- Fred Robbins' sixth sack of the season Sunday gave the St. Louis Rams' veteran defensive tackle a career high at age 32. It also highlighted the significant contributions St. Louis is getting from two defensive linemen thought to be p...

    Blog | December 27, 2010
  7. Clemons joins exclusive NFC West list

    Mike Sando

    A scorekeeper's change from Week 14 has made Chris Clemons the 11th player in Seattle Seahawks history to reach at least 10 sacks in a single NFL season. The change turned Aaron Curry's sack on the San Francisco 49ers' Alex Smith into a half-sack ...

    Blog | December 15, 2010
  8. Sizing up Rams with Fred Robbins

    Mike Sando

    NFC West teams made a few under-the-radar veteran signings that could pay off this season. The Arizona Cardinals signed veteran linebacker Paris Lenon, whose value has increased with Gerald Hayes recovering from back surgery. The Seattle Seahawks ...

    Blog | August 12, 2010
  9. Around the NFC West: Renaissance man

    Mike Sando

    Peter Hartlaub of the San Francisco Chronicle conducts a Q-and-A with 49ers tight end Vernon Davis regarding an art program benefiting kids. Davis: "My favorite artist is Claude Clark, an African American painter. I also like some of the Renaissance ...

    Blog | May 13, 2010
  10. Rice, Randle make initial Hall cut to five

    Mike Sando

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Jerry Rice, Russ Grimm, John Randle, Emmitt Smith and Rickey Jackson made the list of five final candidates for enshrinement in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Of the five, only those receiving 80 percent approval from the ...

    Blog | February 06, 2010
  11. Kennedy gracious after making final 10

    Mike Sando

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Cortez Kennedy made the final 10 for the first time in voting for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. KennedyHe should feel good about that, and he did. I spoke with him Saturday night and he expressed no complaints wit...

    Blog | February 06, 2010
  12. 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
  13. Discussing Hall of Fame credentials

    Mike Sando

    MIAMI -- Hall of Fame voters will consider nine 2010 finalists with ties to current NFC West teams. I'll be presenting the case for Cortez Kennedy during the proceedings Saturday as the geographic representative for the Seattle market. Al Mes...

    Blog | February 01, 2010
  14. On the ground in Miami

    Mike Sando

    MIAMI -- The NFC West blog has temporarily relocated to South Florida. The Pro Bowl is first on the agenda, followed by a week of Super Bowl buildup, followed by Hall of Fame voting Saturday, followed by the Super Bowl itself. Jerry Rice, Corte...

    Blog | January 30, 2010
  15. By the decade: NFC West defensive line

    Mike Sando

    Defensive end Leonard Little and defensive tackle Bryant Young stood out to me as the NFC West's best defensive linemen at their positions in the first decade of the 2000s. The word "character" applies to both, though in different ways. Little,...

    Blog | January 22, 2010
  16. Hall finalists have NFC West ties

    Mike Sando

    Ten of 15 newly-named finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame come with ties to current NFC West teams. Jerry Rice, Roger Craig, Richard Dent, Charles Haley and Rickey Jackson played for the 49ers. Don Coryell coached the Cardinals. Emmitt ...

    Blog | January 08, 2010