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  1. Video: Gruden, Tirico check in from 'MNF'

    Mike Sando

    ESPN's Jon Gruden and Mike Tirico have been camped out in the San Francisco Bay Area advancing the 49ers' appearance on "Monday Night Football" in Week 11. They offer their thoughts in the accompanying video. Gruden focuses on both teams' defen...

    Blog | November 19, 2012
  2. Sizing up Russell Wilson with Jon Gruden

    Mike Sando

    The final teams to name starting quarterbacks for the 2012 NFL season went to extremes in doing so. The Arizona Cardinals went with the 6-foot-6 John Skelton. No current starter is taller. The Seattle Seahawks went with the 5-foot-11 Russell Wi...

    Blog | September 03, 2012
  3. Gruden QB Camp: Brandon Weeden's turn

    Mike Sando

    NFL teams covet players whose passion for the game makes them put football first. Brandon Weeden, one of the top quarterbacks in the 2012 NFL draft, put baseball first -- for good reason. The New York Yankees made him a second-round pick in 2002, ...

    Blog | April 18, 2012
  4. Gruden QB Camp: Osweiler considerations

    Mike Sando

    Former Arizona State quarterback Brock Osweiler says he's hoping to leave a "very respectful, cherished, loving legacy" during his time here on Planet Earth. The tattoo on his right arm reminds him of this. "Leave your legacy," it says. Oswe...

    Blog | April 10, 2012
  5. Gruden's QB Camp: 'Spider 3 Y banana'

    Mike Sando

    NFC West teams do not face the Indianapolis Colts in 2012, meaning presumed No. 1 overall draft choice Andrew Luck will not be on the schedule in this division. I thought Luck's interview with ESPN's Jon Gruden was interesting anyway. Luck seemed ...

    Blog | March 30, 2012
  6. Bobby Engram's strong coaching pedigree

    Mike Sando

    There are good reasons relatively few prominent NFL players transition into coaching. Salaries are much lower for coaches, especially at the entry level. Hours are much longer. There is very little glory compared to the rush players experience rou...

    Blog | January 27, 2012
  7. What Rams' contingencies say about Fisher

    Mike Sando

    While the St. Louis Rams wait for Jeff Fisher, the team is lining up interviews with additional candidates. Jay Gruden, offensive coordinator for the Cincinnati Bengals and brother to Jon, is apparently on the interview schedule for Thursday, Bern...

    Blog | January 10, 2012
  8. Around the NFC West: Pro Bowl surprises

    Mike Sando

    A single tweet from a Philadelphia reporter trumped all the others I ran across after the NFL announced its Pro Bowl teams for the 2011 season. "I have to say this one more time before I go to bed," Les Bowen of the Philadelphia Daily News wrote. ...

    Blog | December 28, 2011
  9. Gruden and the Rams' plans for a coach

    Mike Sando

    A few thoughts on the San Diego Union-Tribune report connecting ESPN's Jon Gruden to the St. Louis Rams: ESPN issued a statement saying Gruden remains committed to "Monday Night Football" for many years to come. Of course, people sometimes change...

    Blog | December 27, 2011
  10. Video: Behind the scenes with Tirico

    Mike Sando

    ESPN's Mike Tirico takes us behind the scenes for a closer look at the logistics associated with a "Monday Night Football" production. The color-coded chart Tirico uses during games looks like something an offensive coordinator or head coach would...

    Blog | December 12, 2011
  11. A wake-up call for Newton, rookie QBs

    Mike Sando

    The initial video featuring Jon Gruden and Cam Newton lent itself to tongue-in-cheek analysis. GrudenThe tack I took then -- jokingly counting how many words each managed to speak, in hopes of determining how well Newton held up -- applied unexpec...

    Blog | April 17, 2011
  12. Video: Breaking down Newton-Gruden chat

    Mike Sando

    In the spirit of draft analysis, surely we can overanalyze Cam Newton's performance during this video clip from the Auburn quarterback's session with ESPN's Jon Gruden. I'll lead off by noting that Newton pulled out a 244-202 victory in total word...

    Blog | April 10, 2011
  13. Chat wrap: Cardinals and Kevin Kolb

    Mike Sando

    As usual, we solved every problem for every NFC West team in the latest chat. Transcript here. Highlights below: Derrik (AZ): The more I think Coach Whiz will be under the gun next year due to a drop off in fan support here in the Valley, I really b...

    Blog | December 30, 2010
  14. Gruden, big-name coaches and the 49ers

    Mike Sando

    Thanks to @rcurtis67 for asking how Jon Gruden could be out of the running in San Francisco, which precipitated some Googling, which led to this NBC Bay Area item about Peter King's comments Tuesday night: "The 49ers have not been trendsetters in an...

    Blog | December 29, 2010
  15. Singletary out: Reflections and projections

    Mike Sando

    ST. LOUIS -- This was supposed to be the year when a little continuity would help push the San Francisco 49ers back into the playoffs. Not so much. Mike Singletary's firing as head coach Sunday night capped one of the more tumultuous seasons an...

    Blog | December 27, 2010
  16. Chat wrap: Lots of Rams questions

    Mike Sando

    Lots more St. Louis Rams questions on the NFC West chat now that Sam Bradford and friends are gaining momentum. Transcript here. Highlights below: Brad (Visalia, CA): Good morning Mike. I have a 2 part question about San Francisco's potential head c...

    Blog | December 02, 2010