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  1. Around the NFC West: Two strong takes

    Mike Sando

    Good morning. The NFL offseason is officially here, but the San Francisco 49ers' experience in Super Bowl XLVII will remain a topic for discussion this week, I am sure. We've got some strong takes to run through this morning. Around the NFC...

    Blog | February 05, 2013
  2. Inside Slant: 49ers-Packers in focus

    Mike Sando

    Kevin Seifert and I discussed an Actual Football Game (AFG) during our latest Inside Slant podcast. How refreshing. That's right, the 2012 NFL offseason has about ended. Kevin and I were eager to discuss the San Francisco 49ers' game at Green B...

    Blog | September 05, 2012
  3. NFL Power Rankings: How they voted

    Mike Sando

    The Peyton Manning Relocation Project stands as the No. 1 storyline for the 2012 NFL offseason. Our NFL Power Rankings panel, reconfigured for 2012 with Dan Graziano and Jamison Hensley joining the crew, couldn't agree on the quarterback's likely ...

    Blog | September 04, 2012
  4. Kyle Orton? NFC West remembers that guy

    Mike Sando

    Three NFC West teams went into the most recent NFL offseason with unsettled quarterback situations. Among the potential options: acquiring veteran Kyle Orton from the Denver Broncos. It never happened, but Orton's viability is worth revisiting now...

    Blog | November 22, 2011
  5. Our 10 best NFL offseason top 10 lists

    Mike Sando

    This was supposed to be the first day of the rest of our NFL lives, offering a clean break from the 2011 lockout and our first weekend free from the various projects and top 10 lists that have occupied our time since March. Instead, here we are, s...

    Blog | July 23, 2011
  6. Lockout dispenses with the delusions

    Mike Sando

    The usual NFL offseason narratives aren't so alluring now that the league has locked out players and banned roster transactions. That is bad for the NFL and a downer for those dependent upon the hope each offseason sells. Quite a bit of that hope ...

    Blog | May 23, 2011
  7. The Vikings' Sidney Rice and the NFC West

    Mike Sando

    One of the NFL's best young receivers, Sidney Rice, expects to hit the market if and when free agency begins. Let's roll out the NFC West welcoming mat, shall we? In a normal NFL offseason, teams would sign free agents before the draft, crossin...

    Blog | February 28, 2011
  8. Around the NFC West: Crabtree's progress

    Mike Sando

    Daniel Brown of the San Jose Mercury News says Michael Crabtree brings his playbook everywhere, a sign of the second-year receiver's dedication after missing his first NFL offseason during a contract dispute. Crabtree: "[I'm] learning the basics. Whe...

    Blog | April 01, 2010
  9. Charging toward the 2010 season

    Mike Sando

    The NFL offseason is officially here for all teams. We know the full draft order. We think 2010 will be without a salary cap. We don't know whether the NFL and its players will extend the collective bargaining agreement anytime soon. We know th...

    Blog | February 09, 2010
  10. Predicting the 49ers' record

    Mike Sando

    Posted by's Mike Sando Optimism flows during the NFL offseason, but the schedule brings harsh realities for a couple of NFC West teams this season. The 49ers and Rams strike me as teams with enough talent to win six or seven games -- perhaps...

    Blog | September 03, 2008
  11. Pausing to acknowledge 49ers' 2006 class

    Mike Sando

    Parys Haralson and Delanie Walker departed the San Francisco 49ers' roster this offseason after entering the NFL has 2006 draft choices with the team. 2006 San Francisco 49ers Draft Rd. Player Pos. 1 Vernon Davis TE ...

    Blog | August 31, 2013
  12. Six NFC West suspensions and counting

    Mike Sando

    The suspensions NFC West players Jo-Lonn Dunbar and Demarcus Dobbs incurred Wednesday brought to six the total for the division this offseason. The St. Louis Rams account for three of them after the NFL levied a four-game suspension against Dunbar...

    Blog | August 14, 2013
  13. Reminder text: 'Stay off the four-wheelers'

    Mike Sando

    NFL coaches and general managers say they hope players avoid risky behavior during the weeks between minicamps and training camp each offseason. Turns out they do more than hope, actually. "We got together early in the offseason, even before th...

    Blog | July 23, 2013
  14. Podcast: Tyrann Mathieu's off-field plan

    Mike Sando

    Off-field incidents involving NFL players tend to spike during the offseason. This can be particularly concerning for players with a history of known off-field problems -- players such as Arizona Cardinals rookie Tyrann Mathieu, who was kicked off th...

    Blog | July 11, 2013
  15. Fisher thinks less could be more for Rams

    Mike Sando

    NFL players won concessions regarding their offseason workloads when negotiating the current labor agreement. At least one NFL coach seems to sympathize with the cause. Jeff Fisher sees no reason his St. Louis Rams players should participate in a ...

    Blog | May 12, 2013
  16. Justin Blackmon? Rams fine without issues

    Mike Sando

    A long list of NFL mock drafts projected Oklahoma State receiver Justin Blackmon to the St. Louis Rams one year ago. It's looking like the Rams came out just fine without him. Blackmon, charged with DUI last offseason when authorities said they...

    Blog | April 30, 2013