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  1. Around the NFC West: Making his mark

    Mike Sando

    Alex Smith's name, already prominent in various NFL trade reports, surfaced in an unexpected place recently. A Boston Globe review of athletes' charitable foundations lauded Smith's for its admirably low overhead. Around the NFC West: Feb. ...

    Blog | February 27, 2013
  2. Let the Steven Jackson trade rumors swirl

    Mike Sando

    The approaching NFL trade deadline naturally revives questions about Steven Jackson's future with the St. Louis Rams. That was going to be the case, no matter what, when both parties agreed to let Jackson opt out of his contract following the 2012...

    Blog | October 28, 2012
  3. NFL trade market could be fascinating

    Mike Sando

    The NFL trade market could be much more exciting without a salary cap to spoil the fun. In the past, cap considerations made it easy to rule out the vast majority of trades involving significant players. But when a Patriots fan recently asked E...

    Blog | February 16, 2010
  4. Free-agency grades for all 32 teams

    Mike Sando

    The first two weeks of the NFL free-agent signing period featured multiple trades, high-profile cuts, a notorious failed physical examination in Oakland and battles over players between heated rivals. Rosters changed quickly as 405 unrestricted free ...

    Blog | March 25, 2014
  5. 13 teams that should draft a QB

    Mike Sando

    Note: This article has been updated to reflect the Raiders' trade for quarterback Matt Schaub. So many teams selecting near the top of the 2014 NFL draft need starting quarterbacks. Houston, Jacksonville, Cleveland and Oakland own four of the firs...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  6. Modern RB value and cost of instability

    Mike Sando

    There can be no complaining this year about NFL teams failing to make meaningful trades -- not after the Cleveland Browns shipped Trent Richardson to the Indianapolis Colts for a 2014 first-round pick. Jim Irsay, the Colts' outspoken owner, took h...

    Blog | September 19, 2013
  7. What charts say about '13 first-round trades

    Mike Sando

    NFL teams made five trades during the first round of the 2013 draft. NFC West teams made three of them. The opportunity is ripe for viewing these deals through the alternative draft-value charts discussed in March, powered by the calculator on Ste...

    Blog | April 26, 2013
  8. Picks by team entering second round

    Mike Sando

    Five trades during the first round of the 2013 NFL draft changed the dynamics for what awaits over the final six rounds. I was curious to see how many picks each team holds by round. The chart breaks down the totals entering the second round. Shad...

    Blog | April 26, 2013
  9. How the 49ers set up 2013 NFL draft haul

    Mike Sando

    The San Francisco 49ers hold 13 choices, 10 of them eligible for trading, in the 2013 NFL draft beginning at 8 p.m. ET. They're in position to trade up, trade down and/or stockpile picks for next season. Matt from Redding, Calif., asked through...

    Blog | April 25, 2013
  10. Assessing trades in the 2013 NFL draft

    Mike Sando

    Steve Drake from Sports + Numbers has put together a terrific tool for evaluating trades NFL teams make using draft choices for the 2013 and 2014 drafts. Check it out. This calculator allows users to evaluate trades using the traditional draft-...

    Blog | April 25, 2013
  11. Around the NFC West: Revis on schedules

    Mike Sando

    Good morning, NFC West. We're down to three days before the 2013 NFL draft, but the veteran trade market has proved more compelling this offseason, in my view. Percy Harvin, Anquan Boldin and Carson Palmer were key additions here in the NFC West. ...

    Blog | April 22, 2013
  12. NFL Power Rankings: How they voted

    Mike Sando

    An NFC West team other than the one recently appearing in the Super Bowl ranks No. 1 in ESPN's first NFL Power Rankings of the 2013 offseason. Call us suckers for the excitement of free agency and the trade market, but the Seattle Seahawks' recent...

    Blog | March 19, 2013
  13. Updated look at NFC West draft capital

    Mike Sando

    Recent trades by the Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers have affected draft choice counts for NFC West teams in 2013. The chart shows how many picks each team in the division holds at this time. The counts will change when the NFL hands out ...

    Blog | March 16, 2013
  14. 'Shocked' Anquan Boldin likes trade to SF

    Mike Sando

    ESPN's Steven Guyot and Ashly Robinson are with Anquan Boldin and Larry Fitzgerald on the NFL players' charity trip to Africa through Oxfam. They filed the following interview transcript featuring Boldin's reaction to his trade from the Baltimore ...

    Blog | March 12, 2013
  15. Eight in the Box: Top offseason targets

    Mike Sando

    Welcome to Eight in the Box, an NFL Nation feature that will appear each Friday during the offseason. This week's topic: Who should be the primary target (including trades) for each team when free agency begins? Arizona Cardinals: This was a toug...

    Blog | March 08, 2013
  16. Wishful thinking? A draft trade to consider

    Mike Sando

    The St. Louis Rams hold the 16th, 22nd, 46th and 78th choices in the first three rounds of the 2013 NFL draft. Bill from Chesterfield, Mo., would like to see them trade back from the 16th or 22nd pick with a team moving up to select a quarterback. ...

    Blog | February 24, 2013