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  1. Where teams stand with 2013 comp picks

    Mike Sando

    PHOENIX -- The Seattle Seahawks and especially the San Francisco 49ers added to their 2013 NFL draft hauls Monday when the NFL awarded compensatory selections to offset net losses in free agency last year. The 49ers received the 131st overall pick...

    Blog | March 18, 2013
  2. With Smith out, 49ers' Tolzien a snap away

    Mike Sando

    SAN FRANCISCO -- A few thoughts after the San Francisco 49ers named Alex Smith, LaMichael James, Brandon Jacobs, A.J. Jenkins, Joe Looney, Trenton Robinson and Ian Williams inactive for Monday night: We knew Smith would not play. Seeing his name ...

    Blog | November 19, 2012
  3. 2012 NFC West practice squad eligibility

    Mike Sando

    NFL teams can begin forming practice squads once eligible players clear waivers Saturday. A look at which players released by NFC West teams have eligibility: Arizona Cardinals Eligible: Crezdon Butler, Antonio Coleman, Blake Gideon, Ricky L...

    Blog | September 01, 2012
  4. Three things revisited: Chargers-49ers

    Mike Sando

    Looking back on three things discussed here before the San Francisco 49ers' fourth and final exhibition game, this one a 35-3 victory over the San Diego Chargers at Candlestick Park: 1. Tolzien's time. Scott Tolzien had recently appeared on his wa...

    Blog | August 31, 2012
  5. Three things: Chargers-49ers

    Mike Sando

    Three things to watch for Thursday night in the San Francisco 49ers' final exhibition game, this one at home against San Diego (10 p.m. ET): 1. Tolzien's time. A year ago, quarterback Scott Tolzien played for San Diego against San Francisco in the...

    Blog | August 30, 2012
  6. Three things revisited: Vikings-49ers

    Mike Sando

    Looking back upon three things discussed here before the 49ers' 17-6 exhibition victory Friday at home against Minnesota: 1. Pass protection. No real concerns here. I listed this subject first in our preview only because quarterbacks Alex Smith an...

    Blog | August 11, 2012
  7. Three things: Vikings-49ers

    Mike Sando

    Three things to watch for Friday in the San Francisco 49ers' preseason opener against the Minnesota Vikings at 9 p.m. ET: 1. Pass protection: Alex Smith took a pounding in the 49ers' exhibition opener at New Orleans a year ago. The takeaway, acco...

    Blog | August 10, 2012
  8. 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
  9. Around the NFC West: Rookie deals done

    Mike Sando

    A significantly streamlined salary structure for NFL draft choices did not stop teams and agents from finding something to argue about during the negotiating process. In the end, however, all NFC West draft choices had contracts in time for their ...

    Blog | July 25, 2012
  10. 2012 pre-camp analysis: 49ers 'O'

    Mike Sando

    Our two-day look at NFC West rosters continues with projections for the San Francisco 49ers' offense. Quarterbacks (4) Average number kept since 2003: 3.1 Safest bets: Alex Smith, Colin Kaepernick, Josh Johnson Leading contenders: none ...

    Blog | July 02, 2012
  11. Around the NFC West: A Cardinals rarity

    Mike Sando

    Larry Fitzgerald dropped one pass in 150 targets last season, according to ESPN Stats & Information. It's news, even in practice, when a football touches Fitzgerald's hands on its way to the ground. Kent Somers of the Arizona Republic said ...

    Blog | June 13, 2012
  12. Around the NFC West: Davis' tough choice

    Mike Sando

    The choice cannot be an easy one for Pro Bowl tight end Vernon Davis this offseason. Davis' 19-year-old brother, Michael, stands accused of murder. Davis, a dominant force for the San Francisco 49ers during their playoff run last season, could ...

    Blog | June 06, 2012
  13. 49ers: Backup QB plan

    Mike Sando

    Assessing the 49ers' backup QB situation if Alex Smith is injured and misses time. The 49ers are grooming second-year backup Colin Kaepernick for a potential starting role in the next couple of years, but Smith provides the safest option for the t...

    Blog | June 05, 2012
  14. UFA period doesn't get old in NFC West

    Mike Sando

    NFC West teams added or re-signed 38 unrestricted free agents during the recently completed UFA signing period. They lost or did not re-sign 47 such players. One key difference between those groups: age. The St. Louis Rams in particular used th...

    Blog | June 04, 2012
  15. Veteran QB mentors: NFC West and beyond

    Mike Sando

    Moderately accomplished quarterbacks are more likely than great ones to mentor a young prospect, in my view. They have less to lose. The "Outside the Lines" video above provides fresh and archived interviews with NFC West alums Joe Montana, Ste...

    Blog | April 23, 2012
  16. NFC West spending armed the enemy, too

    Mike Sando

    Teams receiving four of the 10 best compensatory draft choices this year have NFC West teams to thank. That was the word Monday from the world's leading comp-pick guru, AdamJT13, who links specific players to specific comp picks on his blog. Th...

    Blog | March 26, 2012