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  1. West DL ranks: 49ers fourth? Wait a minute

    Mike Sando

    The San Francisco 49ers have fielded an effective, sometimes dominant defensive line recently, even without factoring outside linebacker Aldon Smith into the line equation. That's why it was shocking to see ESPN's NFL scout, Matt Williamson, rank ...

    Blog | April 17, 2013
  2. Inside Slant: Alex Smith vs. Matt Cassel

    Mike Sando

    Alex Smith, Tom Brady and the NFL scouting combine played starring roles in the Inside Slant podcast Wednesday. 2008-2012 Cassel vs. Smith QB Cassel Smith W-L 29-33-0 27-17-1 Comp. 1,181 855 Att. 2,005 ...

    Blog | February 27, 2013
  3. The latest on Justin Smith's arm injury

    Mike Sando

    Justin Smith has not practiced with the San Francisco 49ers since suffering what the team called an elbow injury in Week 15. There is apparently a very good reason for that: Smith has a partially torn triceps, according to Matt Barrows of the Sacr...

    Blog | December 27, 2012
  4. Division thoughts, including Flynn's future

    Mike Sando

    John Clayton's latest mailbag covers subjects of interest in the NFC West. Ken Whisenhunt, Colin Kaepernick and Alex Smith make appearances. The mailbag closes with Clayton's thoughts on what Seattle could do with backup quarterback Matt Flyn...

    Blog | December 26, 2012
  5. NFC West puts 10 among NFL's Top 50

    Mike Sando

    One year ago Wednesday, Matt Williamson of Scouts Inc. ranked four NFC West players among the NFL's 50 best. Patrick Willis (ninth), Justin Smith (10th), Larry Fitzgerald (12th) and Chris Clemons (50th) made the cut. The number has more than do...

    Blog | November 08, 2012
  6. NFC West Stock Watch

    Mike Sando

    FALLING 1. Alex Smith, 49ers QB. Three interceptions and four sacks marked a rough day for the 49ers quarterback. Matt Williamson of Scouts Inc. followed up Smith's performance with an Insider piece pointing out Smith's limitations relative to ot...

    Blog | October 16, 2012
  7. Podcast: From Aldon Smith to Russ Grimm

    Mike Sando

    The latest Football Today podcast from Ross Tucker and Matt Williamson contained conversations of note for the NFC West. Let's consider a few of them while hoping for a safe Fourth of July holiday here in the U.S.: Aldon Smith's stabbing: Tucker...

    Blog | July 04, 2012
  8. Around the NFC West: Harbaugh's style

    Mike Sando

    Conventional wisdom says quarterback Alex Smith held back the San Francisco 49ers' offense last season. It's also possible coach Jim Harbaugh held back Smith simply because Harbaugh prefers to run an offense that way. Matt Barrows of the Sacrament...

    Blog | June 27, 2012
  9. The most developed QB in the NFC West

    Mike Sando

    SeattleAztec from San Diego asks whether Matt Flynn might be the "most developed" quarterback in the NFC West after learning from Mike McCarthy in Green Bay. "Alex Smith and Sam Bradford seem to be the least developed with having multiple offensiv...

    Blog | May 17, 2012
  10. Around the NFC West: Flynn's NFL path

    Mike Sando

    High hopes for Sam Bradford and Kevin Kolb gave way to a largely unanticipated development in 2011: Alex Smith was the best quarterback in the NFC West. How will Matt Flynn affect the division's quarterback dynamics in 2012? Danny O'Neil of the...

    Blog | March 26, 2012
  11. On deals for Matt Flynn and Alex Smith

    Mike Sando

    The numbers for recent NFC West quarterback contracts are now available through various sources. The San Francisco 49ers' Alex Smith signed a three-year deal that gives the team an easy escape after one or two seasons. He gets a $3 million roster ...

    Blog | March 22, 2012
  12. Actual blog entry on Cardinals, Rams

    Mike Sando

    Pickings have been a bit slim for St. Louis Rams and Arizona Cardinals fans while Matt Flynn and Alex Smith dominate NFC West headlines. A couple colleagues are here to help. Matt Williamson of Scouts Inc. has an Insider piece Rams fans shoul...

    Blog | March 20, 2012
  13. Around the NFC West: Feeling the frenzy

    Mike Sando

    Wild, wild weekend around here. Matt Flynn, Jason Jones, Kendall Langford and Mario Manningham found homes in the NFC West. Brandon Lloyd landed with the Patriots in New England. Alex Smith hit the road without knowing whether he would retur...

    Blog | March 19, 2012
  14. Flynn solves Seattle's QB issue, for now

    Mike Sando

    Forget about Alex Smith paying a free-agent visit to the Seattle Seahawks. The Seahawks' contract agreement with Matt Flynn, announced by the team, largely solves the team's quarterback search for at least the 2012 season. The pressure to draft a ...

    Blog | March 18, 2012
  15. Chat wrap: Ready for dominoes to fall

    Mike Sando

    The first wave of free agency has passed. Now, we wait for the quarterback market to shake out. Peyton Manning, Kevin Kolb, Matt Flynn and Alex Smith have much at stake. So does the NFC West. Their situations made for good conversation in the late...

    Blog | March 15, 2012
  16. Chat wrap: Interest in Packers' Matt Flynn

    Mike Sando

    Colin Kaepernick, Alex Smith, Charlie Whitehurst and Matt Flynn were among the quarterbacks making appearances in the latest NFC West chat. Tarvaris Jackson was in there somewhere, too. Quarterbacks will remain a leading storyline with Smith in th...

    Blog | January 05, 2012