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  1. 2013 NFL age rankings at reduction to 53

    Mike Sando

    The mandatory reduction to 53-man active rosters Saturday provides an opportunity to pass along average age ranks for NFL active rosters overall as well as for offense, defense and specialists. 2013 Age Ranks: Active Rosters, Aug. 31 Rk. ...

    Blog | September 01, 2013
  2. Video: Dawkins betting on Asomugha, 49ers

    Mike Sando

    Passing along: ESPN analyst and former All-Pro safety Brian Dawkins has made the San Francisco 49ers his Super Bowl pick for the 2013 season. He explains why in the video above, but first he offers thoughts on cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha. In short, Da...

    Blog | August 29, 2013
  3. Where the 49ers' roster stands at 75

    Mike Sando

    By Saturday, NFL teams will have reduced their rosters from 90-player maximums to 75 and finally 53 within a one-week period. The chart shows where the San Francisco 49ers' roster stands by position at the 75-man limit. It also shows Week 1 positi...

    Blog | August 28, 2013
  4. Adding CB Wright makes more sense now

    Mike Sando

    The San Francisco 49ers' on-and-off interest in cornerback Eric Wright is "on" again -- and just in time to beat an NFL deadline. The team announced Wright's signing and placement on the non-football injury list Thursday just as a 4 p.m. ET deadli...

    Blog | August 08, 2013
  5. Three things: Broncos-49ers

    Mike Sando

    Three things to watch for Thursday night in the San Francisco 49ers' 2013 exhibition opener against the Denver Broncos at Candlestick Park (9 p.m. ET): 1. Young receivers. A.J. Jenkins will be looking to shake Denver's defensive backs and percepti...

    Blog | August 08, 2013
  6. Culliver's torn ACL part of ominous week

    Mike Sando

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- The San Francisco 49ers were seeking cornerback options when they nearly acquired veteran Eric Wright from Tampa Bay. Their need at the position has only grown since Wright's failure of a physical exam scuttled an agreed-up...

    Blog | August 01, 2013
  7. Injury updates: Percy Harvin, Chris Culliver

    Mike Sando

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Another day, another potentially significant injury to consider. San Francisco 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver was running downfield during practice Thursday when he fell to the ground and clutched his knee. The 49ers schedu...

    Blog | August 01, 2013
  8. Fine print in focus as Eric Wright trade off

    Mike Sando

    The San Francisco 49ers' news release announcing Eric Wright's acquisition carried a reminder. "For the trade to be executed, Wright must pass a physical in the Bay Area next week," it read. The 49ers had included the same language in the first...

    Blog | July 22, 2013
  9. What 49ers are getting in CB Eric Wright

    Mike Sando

    The San Francisco 49ers appear to be lining up options at cornerback for the 2013 season and beyond. Eric Wright, acquired from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Friday, gives the team another low-risk corner with tremendous incentive to perform well this ...

    Blog | July 19, 2013
  10. Challenging stereotype of troubled players

    Mike Sando

    Third-year Seattle Seahawks receiver Doug Baldwin woke up Saturday morning and readied himself for one of the kids camps he champions. Quarterback Russell Wilson and running back Marshawn Lynch were among the Seattle teammates doing a similar thin...

    Blog | July 17, 2013
  11. Eight in the Box: Secondary status check

    Mike Sando

    How does each NFC West team look in the secondary, and what still needs to be done? Arizona Cardinals: Patrick Peterson is back as the starting left corner in a revamped secondary. The team must discover during training camp which corner will star...

    Blog | June 21, 2013
  12. Youth served, but room for veterans, too

    Mike Sando

    A reporter asked new Seattle Seahawks cornerback Antoine Winfield whether he was as fast now, at nearly 36 years old, as he was back in his early 20s. "Oh, no, not at all," Winfield replied in good humor. "Are you as fast as you used to be?" Ve...

    Blog | May 29, 2013
  13. Listen up, kids: Respect thy West elders

    Mike Sando

    The rookie wage scale and overall salary structure should increasingly make the NFL a young man's game, all else equal. Youth will be served during rookie minicamps beginning Friday, for sure. With that in mind, I've gone through NFC West roste...

    Blog | May 10, 2013
  14. Draft needs at positions of relative strength

    Mike Sando

    Kevin Seifert and I will be getting together later Tuesday for a pre-draft "Inside Slant" podcast. One subject we'll discuss: areas teams could address in the 2013 draft with an eye toward contract situations that won't factor this season. Example...

    Blog | April 24, 2013
  15. What deals say about Winfield, Asomugha

    Mike Sando

    Antoine Winfield and Nnamdi Asomugha have joined the NFC West recently as high-profile veteran cornerbacks. The one-year contracts they signed show the Seattle Seahawks are betting bigger on Winfield than the San Francisco 49ers are betting on Aso...

    Blog | April 18, 2013
  16. Key points on Antoine Winfield, Seahawks

    Mike Sando

    A few thoughts after Minnesota Vikings free-agent cornerback Antoine Winfield told ESPN's Josina Anderson he had reached agreement on a one-year deal with the Seattle Seahawks: The fit: Winfield projects as the replacement for Marcus Trufant as t...

    Blog | April 12, 2013