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  1. My ballot for 'Greatest Coaches' package

    Mike Sando

    Any ranking for the 20 greatest coaches in NFL history would leave off at least two of the 22 enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The ballot I submitted for our "Greatest Coaches" project left off eight of them: Guy Chamberlin, Jimmy Conze...

    Blog | May 30, 2013
  2. My ballot for top NFL playoff performances

    Mike Sando

    ESPN recently published a list of the 25 greatest playoff performances in NFL history. The ballot I submitted featured five performances for franchises currently aligned in the NFC West. It included three performances for the San Francisco 49ers a...

    Blog | June 23, 2012
  3. 'Best hands I've ever seen on a receiver'

    Mike Sando

    There's little sense in taking the bait when San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh tells a radio program Michael Crabtree "has the best hands I've ever seen on a wide receiver." Anyone with a strong grasp of NFL history would place Cris Carter, R...

    Blog | May 19, 2012
  4. 'Might be greatest coaching I've ever seen'

    Mike Sando

    Ronnie Lott witnessed one of the greatest coaching jobs in NFL history during the Bill Walsh years in San Francisco three decades ago. The Hall of Famer thinks the 49ers' current coach, Jim Harbaugh, might be doing something more spectacular in le...

    Blog | November 17, 2011
  5. Around the NFC West: Loving on 49ers

    Mike Sando

    The accolades keep flowing the San Francisco 49ers' way following their 5-1 start to the season. Winning tends to validate every aspect of an operation. Scott Ostler of the San Francisco Chronicle praises team president Jed York for naming Tren...

    Blog | October 28, 2011
  6. Around the NFC West: Singletary's draft

    Mike Sando

    Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee says the 49ers haven't committed to naming first-round picks Anthony Davis and Mike Iupati as starters on opening day. Barrows: "(Coach Mike) Singletary said that Davis and Iupati were two of the most physical o...

    Blog | April 23, 2010
  7. Around the NFC West: Leinart's mechanics

    Mike Sando

    Darren Urban of azcardinals.com checks in with Cardinals quarterbacks coach Chris Miller, whose relationship with Derek Anderson dates to their days together in Oregon. Urban: "He first met Anderson when Anderson was a high school star in Oregon, aft...

    Blog | March 29, 2010
  8. NFL to NFC West: Prime time? You kidding me?

    Mike Sando

    Division Teams Deemed Ready for Prime Time AFC West 4 NFC North 4 AFC East 2 NFC East 2 AFC South 1 AFC North 1 NFC South 0 NFC West 0 ...

    Blog | March 23, 2009
  9. Cardinals made erratic run through AFC East

    Mike Sando

    Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Graham The difference between a winner and a loser rarely looks as blatant as it did Dec. 21 in Foxborough, Mass. The Arizona Cardinals had a better chance dodging the falling snow than they did disastrous plays against t...

    Blog | January 23, 2009
  10. Cardinals keep defeat in perspective

    Mike Sando

    Posted by ESPN.com's Mike Sando EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Brett Favre tossed a career-high six touchdown passes. Kurt Warner racked up 472 yards. The New York Jets and Arizona Cardinals combined for 91 points. Chris McGrath/Getty Images...

    Blog | September 28, 2008
  11. Pool of quality QBs extremely shallow

    Mike Sando

    If every team could have a Peyton Manning or Tom Brady-type quarterback, there would be no complaints. But with an expanding league and lack of proven free agents, the pool of quality quarterbacks is shrinking, writes Mike Sando.

    Story | Conversation | May 27, 2008
  12. Houston keeps football, life in proper perspective

    Mike Sando

    Hall of Famer Ken Houston, now an academic counselor with a knack for reaching at-risk kids, says he always kept football in the proper perspective.

    Story | Conversation | April 18, 2008
  13. '07 Dolphins have plenty of company in recent football futility

    Mike Sando

    The Dolphins still might become only the 12th team since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger to finish a full season with fewer than two victories. There are colorful stories behind the Excruciating Eleven.

    Story | Conversation | December 19, 2007
  14. It's tough to find a Bronco in Canton

    Mike Sando

    There are plenty of ways to earn entry into the Hall of Fame. One apparently is to never play for Denver, writes Mike Sando.

    Story | Conversation | August 02, 2007