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  1. Around the NFC West: Willis likes changes

    Mike Sando

    Kevin Lynch of the San Francisco Chronicle says 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis will not miss fewer padded practices. Willis on protections written into the new labor agreement: "Honestly, I'm glad they put that in there. At the end of the day, we're...

    Blog | July 27, 2011
  2. Around the NFC West: Alex Smith's return

    Mike Sando

    Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee provides one more piece of evidence affirming Alex Smith's intentions to re-sign with the San Francisco 49ers. Barrows: "Smith, who is an unrestricted free agent, spoke publicly for the first time since the 2010 sea...

    Blog | May 18, 2011
  3. What the Rams need to upgrade offense

    Mike Sando

    I've spent the first day of 2011 accepting friend requests on Facebook. Not quite -- this was actually a chance to watch football on TV and play outside with my sons -- but thanks for responding to the NFC West personal ad from Friday. We've added a ...

    Blog | January 02, 2011
  4. Mike Williams' strange trip back to NFL

    Mike Sando

    Those interested in learning more about Mike Williams' improbable revival with the Seattle Seahawks should check out Arash Markazi's in-depth piece for The story includes anecdotes from former Detroit Lions general manager Matt...

    Blog | October 20, 2010
  5. Deion Branch and the price of receivers

    Mike Sando

    Deion Branch suspected the Seattle Seahawks might release him last season. The team's general manager at the time, Tim Ruskell, repeatedly assured Branch that the organization had no such plans. Ruskell wasn't lying. The Seahawks held onto Branch,...

    Blog | October 13, 2010
  6. Oh, by the way, Beanie Wells had surgery

    Mike Sando

    The Arizona Cardinals waited weeks before revealing the surgical procedure Beanie Wells underwent after suffering a knee injury during preseason. Kent Somers of the Arizona Republic has the details. Why not disclose the surgery earlier? Teams like...

    Blog | September 24, 2010
  7. Chat wrap: Too much work for Gore?

    Mike Sando

    The latest NFC West chat has come and gone. The Seattle Seahawks are introducing St. Louis Blues executive Peter McLoughlin as their new president right now. More on that later Thursday. For now, I'll link to the full chat transcipt and pass along so...

    Blog | September 23, 2010
  8. Okung: X-rays negative, more tests planned

    Mike Sando

    SEATTLE -- The Seattle Seahawks will be without starting left tackle Russell Okung indefinitely after the rookie first-round choice suffered a badly sprained ankle Saturday night. Coach Pete Carroll was short on details after the Seahawks' game ag...

    Blog | August 22, 2010
  9. Ex-Seahawks weigh in on referee

    Mike Sando

    The story featuring referee Bill Leavy's admissions regarding Super Bowl XL has more than 2,700 comments and has been shared on Facebook more than 8,500 times. The subject has gained traction, in other words. I'll pass along some comments from ...

    Blog | August 07, 2010
  10. Sorting through referee Bill Leavy's apology

    Mike Sando

    The Seattle Seahawks and their fans weren't the only ones agonizing over officiating in the team's Super Bowl XL defeat to the Pittsburgh Steelers following the 2005 season. The referee, Bill Leavy, also felt horrible about it. Leavy, part of the ...

    Blog | August 06, 2010
  11. Best Seahawks Team Ever: 2005

    Mike Sando

    Notable players: LT Walter Jones, LG Steve Hutchinson, C Robbie Tobeck, RB Shaun Alexander, QB Matt Hasselbeck, FB Mack Strong, MLB Lofa Tatupu, RCB Marcus Trufant, WR Bobby Engram, WR Darrell Jackson, WR Joe Jurevicius Analysis: The 2005 Seattle ...

    Blog | June 24, 2010
  12. Fitting for Isaac Bruce to retire a Ram

    Mike Sando

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- The San Francisco 49ers felt great about getting nothing in return for a potential Hall of Fame receiver Monday. The move they made in trading Isaac Bruce to the St. Louis Rams for no compensation showed respect for Bruce by...

    Blog | June 07, 2010
  13. Common threads through Seattle WRs

    Mike Sando

    The Seahawks have five tall receivers from the Pac-10 after signing former No. 1 draft choices Mike Williams and Reggie Williams following a three-day minicamp. The Pac-10 connection is somewhat by chance. T.J. Houshmandzadeh (Oregon State) and Mi...

    Blog | April 16, 2010
  14. By the decade: NFC West receivers

    Mike Sando

    Torry Holt set the standard for NFC West receivers during the first decade of the 2000s. The former Rams wideout had more yards and touchdowns than former Seattle mainstays Darrell Jackson and Bobby Engram combined. He made spectacular catches som...

    Blog | January 02, 2010
  15. Mailbag: Debating the Seahawks' future

    Mike Sando

    Scott from Roseville, Calif., writes: What is your gut on Tim Ruskell's status? My gut is no matter what others may think, if Ruskell is not given another year, Mike Holmgren is going to be given the keys. The 12th Man who understands this team, know...

    Blog | November 20, 2009
  16. Flashback to Seattle's last victory at Arizona

    Mike Sando

    The Seahawks, seeking to salvage their season at Arizona in Week 10, last won a road game against the Cardinals on Nov. 6, 2005. Shaun Alexander carried 23 times for 173 yards and two touchdowns during a 33-19 Seattle victory at Sun Devil Stadium....

    Blog | November 13, 2009