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  1. Another look at Joe Looney's low block

    Mike Sando

    You can bet coach Jim Harbaugh and the San Francisco 49ers would have questions this morning if a Minnesota Vikings player had unnecessarily struck top defensive lineman Justin Smith in the knee Sunday night. For that reason, I'll be interested in...

    Blog | August 26, 2013
  2. Percy Harvin's past relevant for now

    Mike Sando

    There was relatively little reaction Thursday when the Seattle Seahawks placed starters Chris Clemons and Zach Miller on their physically unable to perform (PUP) list to open training camp. Percy Harvin's presence on the list stirred up the NFL for r...

    Blog | July 26, 2013
  3. Percy Harvin: Risk, reward and implications

    Mike Sando

    Percy Harvin was an MVP candidate with the Minnesota Vikings in mid-October, and then he was expendable five months later -- traded to the Seattle Seahawks at age 24. The move made little sense on the surface. Teams generally do not trade uniquely...

    Blog | March 24, 2013
  4. Inside Slant: No stopping Adrian Peterson?

    Mike Sando

    After appearing on MVP Watch and before visiting the Seattle Seahawks in Week 9, Adrian Peterson dominated much of the "Inside Slant" podcast discussion Wednesday. The Minnesota Vikings running back is challenging what we've thought about serious ...

    Blog | October 31, 2012
  5. Around the NFC West: 'Audacious visions'

    Mike Sando

    INDIANAPOLIS -- The NFL scouting combine wraps up this week in a relatively new venue. Lucas Oil Stadium was also site of the Super Bowl this year. The San Francisco 49ers will not be playing host to the combine at any point, but they appear li...

    Blog | February 27, 2012
  6. NFL lockout would hit 49ers, others hardest

    Mike Sando

    The San Francisco 49ers had grand plans for Michael Crabtree when the gifted Texas Tech receiver fell to them in the 2009 NFL draft. Those plans took a detour when a contract dispute kept Crabtree away from the 49ers well into his rookie season. N...

    Blog | March 03, 2011
  7. McDaniels out? Rams, Seattle competing?

    Mike Sando

    The St. Louis Rams and Seattle Seahawks could be competing for coaching talent after the Rams' talks with Josh McDaniels apparently hit a snag over money. Seattle plans to interview Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell to replace...

    Blog | January 18, 2011
  8. Clayton: Vikings to interview Singletary

    Mike Sando

    Former San Francisco 49ers coach Mike Singletary could surface in Minnesota as the Vikings' linebackers coach. The Vikings plan to interview Singletary, ESPN's John Clayton is reporting. This seems like a natural fit. Singletary has experience ...

    Blog | January 06, 2011
  9. Power rankings revisited: Week 12

    Mike Sando

    A weekly review of how teams performed in relation to last week's Power Rankings (with new rankings scheduled for Tuesday): Still waiting for those once-vulnerable Chicago Bears to implode? It's not happening, or at least it has not happened ye...

    Blog | November 29, 2010
  10. NFC West left tackles in Week 9 spotlight

    Mike Sando

    The last time Chester Pitts started at left tackle in a game at Qwest Field, injuries and other considerations prompted his Houston Texans to use four combinations on their offensive line. In the first quarter. "You have to do what you have to ...

    Blog | November 07, 2010
  11. Around the NFC West: Doucet's time

    Mike Sando

    Bob McManaman of the Arizona Republic checks in with Cardinals receiver Early Doucet, who has overcome a rough start to his career. Coach Ken Whisenhunt: "One thing we've been consistent with is we've made our players earn their opportunities on the ...

    Blog | January 14, 2010
  12. Seahawks' Rooney Rule dance continues

    Mike Sando

    The Seahawks' attempts to court USC coach Pete Carroll without violating the Rooney Rule appears awkward, as outlined in this report from's Jim Trotter. John Wooten, chair of the Fritz Pollard Alliance promoting diversity in NFL hiring, she...

    Blog | January 08, 2010
  13. Seahawks and Rooney Rule compliance

    Mike Sando

    News that the Seahawks are pursuing Pete Carroll as their head coach broke not long after the team fired Jim Mora. In between, word came out that Seattle was interested in interviewing Vikings assistant Leslie Frazier. If Carroll had been the c...

    Blog | January 08, 2010
  14. Seahawks may still interview Frazier

    Mike Sando

    The earlier item questioning whether the Seahawks could satisfy the Rooney Rule if they hired Pete Carroll might have an answer. Judd Zulgad of the Minneapolis Star Tribune says the team will interview Vikings defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier ...

    Blog | January 08, 2010
  15. Thoughts on Carroll, Frazier, Seahawks

    Mike Sando

    The wheels are spinning fast after Seattle fired coach Jim Mora. ESPN's John Clayton says the Seahawks have shown interest in Vikings defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier. Chris Mortensen has identified USC coach Pete Carroll as the top candida...

    Blog | January 08, 2010
  16. Around the NFC West: Rams start fresh

    Mike Sando

    Posted by's Mike Sando Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch says new Rams coach Steve Spagnuolo got his start with the Redskins in 1983. Rams general manager Billy Devaney was a Redskins scout at the time. Devaney: "He'd ma...

    Blog | January 19, 2009