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  1. Quarterbacks, coordinators and continuity

    Mike Sando

    We have rightfully focused at times over the years on coordinator continuity for NFC West quarterbacks. Alex Smith famously played with coordinators Mike McCarthy, Norv Turner, Jim Hostler, Mike Martz, Jimmy Raye, Mike Johnson and Greg Roman while...

    Blog | June 13, 2013
  2. Finding next home for 49ers' Alex Smith

    Mike Sando

    In eight seasons with the San Francisco 49ers, Alex Smith has played for three head coaches, seven offensive coordinators and six quarterbacks coaches (seven if you count Pep Hamilton, who helped Jim Hostler coach the position in 2006). These many...

    Blog | February 19, 2013
  3. XTRA910 audio: Cardinals' candidates

    Mike Sando

    NFC playoff matchups consumed much of my weekly Friday conversation with Dan Bickley and Mike Jurecki on XTRA Sports 910 AM. We also took a closer look at the Arizona Cardinals' search for a head coach. My feeling was that Arizona would be bes...

    Blog | January 04, 2013
  4. Only a select few outlasted Whisenhunt

    Mike Sando

    Longest-tenured Head Coaches Coach Team Hired Bill Belichick Patriots 2000 Marvin Lewis Bengals 2003 Tom Coughlin Giants 2004 Mike McCarthy Packers 2006 Sean Payton Saints 2006 Gary ...

    Blog | December 31, 2012
  5. Smith, Bradford and their 10 coordinators

    Mike Sando

    Musical Coordinators: Smith vs. Bradford QB Smith Bradford 2012 Roman Schottenheimer 2011 Roman McDaniels 2010 Raye/Johnson Shurmur 2009 Raye -- 2008 Martz -- 2007 Hostler -- ...

    Blog | November 08, 2012
  6. Inside Slant: No stopping Adrian Peterson?

    Mike Sando

    After appearing on MVP Watch and before visiting the Seattle Seahawks in Week 9, Adrian Peterson dominated much of the "Inside Slant" podcast discussion Wednesday. The Minnesota Vikings running back is challenging what we've thought about serious ...

    Blog | October 31, 2012
  7. Randy Moss impresses wherever he goes

    Mike Sando

    Randy Moss' impressive offseason with the San Francisco 49ers continues, generating positive reviews. "The first day, it was surreal out there throwing balls to him," quarterback Alex Smith said. "The physical skills everybody knows. The thing you...

    Blog | May 24, 2012
  8. The most developed QB in the NFC West

    Mike Sando

    SeattleAztec from San Diego asks whether Matt Flynn might be the "most developed" quarterback in the NFC West after learning from Mike McCarthy in Green Bay. "Alex Smith and Sam Bradford seem to be the least developed with having multiple offensiv...

    Blog | May 17, 2012
  9. Sam Bradford and Alex Smith, early years

    Mike Sando

    Count Frank Cignetti's expected hiring as quarterbacks coach in St. Louis as the latest career parallel between the Rams' Sam Bradford and the San Francisco 49ers' Alex Smith. Both were No. 1 overall draft choices. Both began their careers unde...

    Blog | February 09, 2012
  10. Chargers' moves should help the Rams

    Mike Sando

    Coach Norv Turner and general manager A.J. Smith are returning to the San Diego Chargers in 2012. That is good for the St. Louis Rams as they pursue a head coach and GM. San Diego, with a franchise quarterback in place and geography on its side...

    Blog | January 03, 2012
  11. 710ESPN audio: NFC West Week 14

    Mike Sando

    Matt_Brigham asked via Twitter when Seattle last played a Monday night game at home. The answer was 2007, when the Seahawks scored a 24-0 victory over San Francisco. That was back when Mike Holmgren was running Seattle's offense and Jim Hostler ha...

    Blog | December 08, 2011
  12. Sam Bradford, Alex Smith and coordinators

    Mike Sando

    The San Francisco 49ers' changes at offensive coordinator have become an annual storyline. The team has gone from Mike McCarthy to Norv Turner to Jim Hostler to Mike Martz to Jimmy Raye to Michael Johnson to Greg Roman since January 2006. The e...

    Blog | March 29, 2011
  13. Chat wrap: Labor talks and free agency

    Mike Sando

    The latest NFC West chat passed while the NFL and its players considered buying time to continue working toward an agreement. This extension would postpone union decertification and an NFL lockout while the sides continued talking. It would not clear...

    Blog | March 03, 2011
  14. Carroll, Whisenhunt lead NFC West's way

    Mike Sando

    The Seattle Seahawks' upset playoff victory over New Orleans let Pete Carroll join the club of NFL head coaches with at least one playoff victory in their current roles. Jim Harbaugh will be looking to match the feat in his first season with the S...

    Blog | February 14, 2011
  15. Claim: 'Big step back' awaiting Bradford

    Mike Sando

    Quarterback Sam Bradford faces a difficult short-term adjustment while transitioning to a new offensive system under coordinator Josh McDaniels. I think he'll handle it well and show progress in his second NFL season. Easy for me to say. ESP...

    Blog | January 19, 2011
  16. On Fangio, Roman and 49ers' new staff

    Mike Sando

    The San Francisco 49ers' offseason continues to follow a logical progression with news that new coach Jim Harbaugh has hired Vic Fangio (defense) and Greg Roman (offense) as coordinators. That means the 49ers' plan is falling into place. We can...

    Blog | January 14, 2011