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  1. Colin Kaepernick and 49ers' No. 2 QB race

    Mike Sando

    Thoughts after noting that the San Francisco 49ers' Colin Kaepernick has gone from undisputed No. 2 quarterback as a rookie in 2011 to fighting for the role on equal footing with two others: Going from second to third on the depth chart would loo...

    Blog | July 27, 2012
  2. Around the NFC West: Only 76 days to go

    Mike Sando

    Good morning, NFC West, and welcome back from a s-s-s-low weekend in the division. On the bright side, depending upon your perspective, we're only 76 days away from the Hall of Fame game between our own Arizona Cardinals and whichever New Orleans ...

    Blog | May 21, 2012
  3. Around the NFC West: Huge week ahead

    Mike Sando

    This is going to be a fantastic week, probably the best for the NFC West since Arizona's Super Bowl appearance three years ago. It could get a whole lot better with a San Francisco 49ers victory over the New York Giants in the NFC Championship Gam...

    Blog | January 16, 2012
  4. Around the NFC West: 49ers threaten West

    Mike Sando

    Brock Huard of 710ESNP Seattle says the San Francisco 49ers' success is legitimate and stands as a long-term threat for coach Pete Carroll, general manager John Schneider and the Seattle Seahawks. Huard: "Jim Harbaugh has had success at every turn...

    Blog | November 03, 2011
  5. 48 NFC West starters since Manning debut

    Mike Sando

    Cool note from ESPN Stats & Information: First-year San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh is the last quarterback other than Peyton Manning to start a regular-season game for the Indianapolis Colts. That will change when Kerry Collins replace...

    Blog | September 08, 2011
  6. How to identify NFL's best quarterbacks

    Mike Sando

    The late Don Smith never claimed his passer-rating formula was perfect. Quite the opposite, in fact. "Some people call it a quarterback rating system, but that really is not what it is," Smith told me during a 2002 interview. "It's simply a pas...

    Blog | August 01, 2011
  7. Tarvaris Jackson? What Seattle's thinking

    Mike Sando

    The Seattle Seahawks will not ask Tarvaris Jackson to replace what Matt Hasselbeck has represented for the past 10 seasons. That wouldn't be very logical. If the Seahawks are smart, they'll ask Jackson to compete with Charlie Whitehurst (and ot...

    Blog | July 26, 2011
  8. Which quarterbacks command most respect

    Mike Sando

    Jesse Reynolds, an Arizona Cardinals fan deadlocked in a debate over quarterbacks, turned this way for a resolution. "I have searched everywhere but haven't been able to find the data that supports (or contradicts) my argument that the Cardinals w...

    Blog | July 20, 2011
  9. Where QBs rank against stacked fronts

    Mike Sando

    Following up an earlier item, I've put together charts showing where NFL quarterbacks rate when throwing against eight-man boxes and loaded boxes (those where potential rushers outnumber blockers). The first chart ranks the 12 quarterbacks with at...

    Blog | December 02, 2010
  10. Like old times: On the ground in Oakland

    Mike Sando

    OAKLAND, Calif. -- Seeing an Oakland Raiders fan sitting beside a Seattle Seahawks fan during my flight to Oakland -- there were no injuries, only some obligatory smack talk -- brought back memories from old AFC West battles between the teams. Sea...

    Blog | October 31, 2010
  11. Notes from Seattle's new-look locker room

    Mike Sando

    RENTON, Wash. -- A peek inside the Seattle Seahawks' locker room for the first full-squad media session since roster cuts: Visions of 2000 here. Back then, quarterback Jon Kitna stood in the locker room at the team's old facility and surveyed a l...

    Blog | September 08, 2010
  12. Shock! Another Seahawks-Lions deal

    Mike Sando

    The Seattle-Detroit pipeline keeps pumping, albeit with less-than-spectacular results this time. The latest move between the teams is particularly chuckle-worthy (surely there must be some reason these teams keep hooking up, but I can't find any h...

    Blog | August 31, 2010
  13. Around the NFC West: Brandon Marshall

    Mike Sando

    Dave Boling of the Tacoma News Tribune says the Seahawks should not acquire Brandon Marshall from the Broncos. Boling: "Aside from being a distracting malcontent with the Denver Broncos, Marshall's history of arrests includes disorderly conduct, ...

    Blog | March 09, 2010
  14. Around the NFC West: Goodbye to Holt

    Mike Sando

    Posted by's Mike Sando Bryan Burwell of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch hails Torry Holt's professionalism after the Rams released the former Pro Bowl receiver. Holt often worked harder and more diligently than less established players....

    Blog | March 14, 2009
  15. Holmgren, Seahawks lost in time warp?

    Mike Sando

    Posted by's Mike Sando The Seattle Seahawks never thought they would long for the days -- OK, the day -- when Glenn Foley was throwing passes to Fabien Bownes, Derrick Mayes, Sean Dawkins, Mike Pritchard and Itula Mili. This was Sept. 19, 19...

    Blog | October 23, 2008
  16. Mailbag: Fixing Seattle's defense

    Mike Sando

    Posted by's Mike Sando Good action in the mailbag lately. I'll dip in for this initial offering, then come back for more. Dan from Seattle writes: While coach Holmgren has been stating there are going to be changes, and after seeing the poor...

    Blog | October 14, 2008