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  1. Ben Roethlisberger, Tony Romo set to move up QB Tiers - NFL Insid...

    Mike Sando

    Mike Sando looks back at this past summer's QB tier rankings and where the survey was right and wrong. He writes why Ben Roethlisberger and Tony Romo are set to move up.

    Story | Conversation | February 06, 2015
  2. What sets Tom Brady, other elite QBs apart - NFL

    Mike Sando

    Tom Brady is among the leaders on Mike Sando's MVP ballot, and Sando explains a new evaluative measure of quarterbacks that explains what sets the elite passers such as Brady, Peyton Manning and Aaron Rodgers apart from the rest.

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2014
  3. Peyton Manning tops MVP candidates for 2014 - NFL

    Mike Sando

    Which NFL players have the best MVP odds heading into the 2014 season? Mike Sando looks at the front-runners and gives his long-shot pick. Plus, notes from around the NFL.

    Story | Conversation | September 03, 2014
  4. MVP: Manning, Rodgers and ... Kaepernick?

    Mike Sando

    2013 NFL MVP Odds Rank Candidate Odds 1 Peyton Manning 5-1 2 Aaron Rodgers 13-2 3 Colin Kaepernick 10-1 3 Drew Brees 10-1 5 Adrian Peterson 12-1 5 Tom Brady 12-1 7 Matt R...

    Blog | August 20, 2013
  5. Four veterans bordering on indispensable

    Mike Sando

    A recent radio conversation with John Clayton, Brock Huard and Danny O'Neil touched on tight end Zach Miller, a player the Seattle Seahawks would have a rough time replacing. Miller isn't the best or most valuable player on the team. He doesn't p...

    Blog | July 23, 2013
  6. NFC West wrap: All-division team

    Mike Sando

    Five things to know, and my 2012 all-division team: Division MVP: Russell Wilson. Raise your hand if you thought the Seattle Seahawks rookie would become the best quarterback in the NFC West and the No. 1 reason Seattle would challenge for the NFC...

    Blog | December 27, 2012
  7. Inside Slant: Alex Smith's MVP resume

    Mike Sando

    Almost lost in the excitement over the San Francisco 49ers' memorable victory at Detroit last season: two turnovers from quarterback Alex Smith, including a lost fumble on the team's first offensive play. The third-quarter interception Smith threw...

    Blog | September 12, 2012
  8. Mike Sando's MVP Watch

    Mike Sando

    The NFL has become a game of frequent substitutions. Some of them don't make much sense on the surface. For example, the San Francisco 49ers removed from the field Patrick Willis, arguably the NFL's best linebacker, for roughly one-third of the...

    Blog | September 12, 2012
  9. Mailbag: Handing out NFC West hardware

    Mike Sando

    JohnnyP from St. Louis, Mo., wants to see NFC West awards patterned after the major NFL awards: MVP, offensive and defensive players of the year, top rookies, etc. Mike Sando: We've done all-division teams since 2008 and I'll reproduce the choices...

    Blog | May 23, 2012
  10. Mike Sando's MVP Watch

    Mike Sando

    The MVP Watch list heading into Week 16 is half new and, hopefully, not half bad. The Big Three haven't changed for weeks. Aaron Rodgers, Drew Brees and Tom Brady have earned their spots at the top. The other seven spots are largely negotiable fro...

    Blog | December 21, 2011
  11. Mike Sando's MVP Watch

    Mike Sando

    The San Francisco 49ers' Jim Harbaugh should be a relatively easy choice for NFL coach of the year unless the Green Bay Packers go undefeated. Trent Baalke, the 49ers' general manager, and Jed York, their team president, could qualify for consider...

    Blog | November 23, 2011
  12. Around the NFC West: 49ers and TD record

    Mike Sando

    Coach Jim Harbaugh recently pointed to defensive end Justin Smith as a potential MVP candidate through Week 10. Smith, the San Francisco 49ers' Pro Bowl defensive end, ranked 10th on Matt Williamson's Insider list of best NFL players, regardless o...

    Blog | November 16, 2011
  13. Midseason report: NFC West MVPs

    Mike Sando

    My picks for midseason most valuable player for each team in the division: San Francisco 49ers: Frank Gore The season started poorly for him and there were whispers about whether or not he had lost a step. Gore has put to rest those concerns e...

    Blog | November 09, 2011
  14. Mike Sando's MVP Watch

    Mike Sando

    Aaron Rodgers deserves his own special MVP Watch category as the prohibitive favorite for the annual NFL award. The rest of the field shouldn't even inhabit the same paragraph, let alone the same sentence. Out of respect for Rodgers, I'll stall...

    Blog | November 09, 2011
  15. Tough sledding: Eight not enough for Gore

    Mike Sando

    Not that Frank Gore's candidacy for MVP needs defending, but just in case: The San Francisco 49ers' running back has gained 28.6 percent of his rushing yards against eight or more defenders in the box. That's the highest percentage among all playe...

    Blog | November 03, 2011
  16. On Rams' Lloyd and 49ers' offensive MVP

    Mike Sando

    Passing along: two Insider pieces heavy on NFC West angles. Matt Williamson of Scouts Inc. says the San Francisco 49ers' running game must remain strong for Alex Smith to succeed. My take: Some argued for Smith's inclusion on the MVP Watch list l...

    Blog | October 18, 2011