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  1. Great coaches without great quarterbacks?

    Mike Sando

    Jim from Albany, Ore., had no beefs with the "Greatest Coaches" ballot I submitted for the ESPN project. He did question the project itself, however. "It seems to me that a coach becomes 'great' only after he has a 'great' quarterback," Jim wrote ...

    Blog | June 02, 2013
  2. Quick look at 2013 Hall of Fame finalists

    Mike Sando

    Five of 15 modern-era finalists for 2013 Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinement have ties to teams currently in the NFC West. Their names are shaded in the chart below: Kevin Greene, Charles Haley, Aeneas Williams, Jerome Bettis and Eddie DeBartol...

    Blog | January 11, 2013
  3. Inside Slant: Legitimate MVP credentials

    Mike Sando

    Aldon Smith needs three sacks to tie Michael Strahan's single-season record of 22.5 in one season. Breaking the record would enhance Smith's credentials for various postseason honors. But as Kevin Seifert pointed out in our latest "Inside Slant" podc...

    Blog | December 12, 2012
  4. NFC West Stock Watch

    Mike Sando

    FALLING 1. 48th U.S. state. That would be Arizona, home of the only team in NFL history to lose a game by a 58-0 final score. The Cardinals' performance against Seattle was so bad, the Seahawks scored a touchdown even after they punted. Twice. Sea...

    Blog | December 11, 2012
  5. Thoughts on Kennedy and 2012 Hall class

    Mike Sando

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Thirteen modern-era NFL players were finalists for enshrinement Saturday in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Only one was named offensive or defensive player of the year during his career. That was the Seattle Seahawks' Cortez Ken...

    Blog | February 04, 2012
  6. Around the NFC West: Curry transformed

    Mike Sando

    Jerry Brewer of the Seattle Times says the intersection of faith and football has helped the Seahawks' Aaron Curry show improvement on the field. Brewer: "Because Curry's problems aren't physical, he still has a chance to be a rare, late-blooming lin...

    Blog | August 29, 2011
  7. Leading Questions: NFC West

    Mike Sando

    With the offseason in full swing, let's take a look at one major question facing each NFC West team as it begins preparations for the 2011 season: ARIZONA CARDINALS What happens to the offensive line? We've been asking, answering and asking...

    Blog | February 14, 2011
  8. Around the NFC West: Faulk's uniqueness

    Mike Sando

    Bernie Miklasz of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch catches up with former Rams receiver Torry Holt, who is now working for NFL Network. Miklasz also quotes former Giants defensive end Michael Strahan this way regarding retired Rams great Marshall Faulk: "...

    Blog | February 04, 2011
  9. Rams' vets Robbins, Hall getting it done

    Mike Sando

    ST. LOUIS -- Fred Robbins' sixth sack of the season Sunday gave the St. Louis Rams' veteran defensive tackle a career high at age 32. It also highlighted the significant contributions St. Louis is getting from two defensive linemen thought to be p...

    Blog | December 27, 2010
  10. Five greatest draft classes since 1967

    Mike Sando

    The 1983 NFL draft might have been the best of the modern era even without Hall of Fame quarterbacks John Elway, Jim Kelly or Dan Marino. It was that good. "I think if you asked each guy to a man, in particular the Hall of Fame guys, there has ...

    Blog | April 16, 2010
  11. Best of the best: Top 25 players this decade

    Mike Sando Illustration Best of the best: Michael Strahan, Peyton Manning, Tom Brady and Randy Moss. Posted by's Mike Sando Ranking the 25 best NFL players of the decade seemed easy. A...

    Blog | June 26, 2009
  12. All-decade defense: Strahan, Taylor stand out

    Mike Sando Illustration The all-decade defense is stacked with Pro Bowlers. Posted by's Mike Sando All-Decade Defense DE: Michael Strahan, N.Y. Giants, DT: ...

    Blog | June 22, 2009
  13. Around the NFC West: Hightower to be starter?

    Mike Sando

    Posted by's Mike Sando Kent Somers of the Arizona Republic expects Tim Hightower to enter next season as the Cardinals' starting running back. That surprises me a little bit. I would think the Cardinals might find their next starter...

    Blog | April 19, 2009
  14. Around the NFC West: 49ers move on

    Mike Sando

    Posted by's Mike Sando John Crumpacker of the San Francisco Chronicle says the 49ers are speaking with former Boston College coach Jeff Jagodzinski as a candidate to become offensive coordinator. Matt Maiocco of the Santa Rosa Press-Demo...

    Blog | January 20, 2009
  15. Quick thoughts on the Cardinals

    Mike Sando

    Posted by's Mike Sando GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Unable to handle success, the Cardinals expect their sorry showing Sunday to spark improved play against New England in Week 16. That was one of the messages Ken Whisenhunt touched upon during his da...

    Blog | December 15, 2008
  16. O'Sullivan, ground game were no match

    Mike Sando

    Posted by's Mike Sando The 49ers' game against the Giants in Week 7 will be remembered as the final game of the Mike Nolan era in San Francisco. Let us also remember it as one of the more forgettable games Frank Gore and the 49ers' offensive...

    Blog | October 23, 2008