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  1. 2012 Kiper mock 4.0: Assessing the options

    Mike Sando

    Torry Holt got the timing right for his retirement news conference Wednesday at St. Louis Rams headquarters. The Rams' seven-time Pro Bowler offered a formal goodbye while NFC West teams searched for receivers with comparable skill. The latest ...

    Blog | April 04, 2012
  2. Settling debate over Pro Bowl receivers

    Mike Sando

    Josh from Redding, Calif., could use some help settling an argument. His friends say the Seattle Seahawks haven't used free agency to bring in any Pro Bowl-caliber receivers. Josh points to Deion Branch and T.J. Houshmandzadeh as players with that ki...

    Blog | June 12, 2011
  3. Where the Rams stand at wide receiver

    Mike Sando

    Joel from Columbia, Mo., has concerns about the St. Louis Rams' situation at wide receiver. He thinks newly drafted wideouts Austin Pettis and Greg Salas will help, particularly in the red zone, but he still doesn't see a No. 1 receiver on the roster...

    Blog | May 09, 2011
  4. Larry Fitzgerald running away from field

    Mike Sando

    Our weekly positional power rankings shift to running backs this week. Paul Kuharsky will have the main piece on the AFC South blog later Tuesday. In the meantime, I wanted to offer another item on the receiver rankings that came out last week....

    Blog | March 15, 2011
  5. Around the NFC West: Fitzgerald's memory

    Mike Sando

    Darren Urban of explains the history behind the recent special-teams collision featuring veterans Joey Porter and Larry Fitzgerald. Fitzgerald busted Porter's lip on the play. Fitzgerald pointed to his special-teams contributions from...

    Blog | August 04, 2010
  6. Pro Bowl draft picks since 2000

    Mike Sando

    Steven Jackson is the only Rams draft choice since 2000 to appear in a Pro Bowl. That is bad. The chart shows NFC West draft choices since 2000 with Pro Bowls on their resumes, according to ESPN Stats & Information. Pro Bowl counts include ...

    Blog | April 08, 2010
  7. Niners get great value, plus risk, in Crabtree

    Mike Sando

    Posted by's Mike Sando The 49ers had to like where they were sitting at No. 10 once the Jaguars selected Virginia tackle Eugene Monroe at No. 8. At that point, the 49ers knew Texas Tech receiver Michael Crabtree, Mississippi tackle Mich...

    Blog | April 25, 2009
  8. GM profiling: McCloughan and the receivers

    Mike Sando

    Posted by's Mike Sando A first-round scenario to consider when the NFL draft begins Saturday: The Lions draft Matthew Stafford, the Rams take a tackle, the Chiefs address their defensive line and the Seahawks draft Aaron Curry. Under tha...

    Blog | April 24, 2009
  9. More touches coming for Seattle receivers

    Mike Sando

    Posted by's Mike Sando Seahawks coach Mike Holmgren plans to "force-feed" the ball to receivers not named Jordan Kent in the upcoming exhibition game. Holmgren has nothing against Kent. He simply thinks the former Oregon receiver has gotten ...

    Blog | August 21, 2008
  10. First mailbag is for you, 49ers fans

    Mike Sando

    Posted by's Mike Sando An editor asked me recently whether I'd like to schedule mailbag columns for a certain day each week. My thought: Why limit them to a single day? Interacting with passionate NFL fans is one of the highlights of blog...

    Blog | July 24, 2008
  11. Alexander must repair reputation

    Mike Sando

    Securing an NFC West title and home playoff game last season was a start, but the Seahawks want more.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2005
  12. Defense needs to keep improving for Seahawks

    Mike Sando

    Seattle made strides on defense last season and they need to build on them in 2004.

    Story | Conversation | August 24, 2004
  13. Seattle dealing with big expectations

    Mike Sando

    The Seahawks are an increasingly popular pick to overtake St. Louis in the NFC West.

    Story | Conversation | July 13, 2004
  14. Pressure is on for success in Seattle

    Mike Sando

    With a maturing Matt Hasselbeck leading the offense, the Seahawks appear primed for a return to the playoffs.

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2003