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  1. Expanded list: Most sacks per pass play

    Mike Sando

    Expanding on an earlier post, this one ranks NFL players by most sacks per pass play through Week 13. The San Francisco 49ers' Aldon Smith ranks fourth on the list. The St. Louis Rams' Chris Long is 10th. The Arizona Cardinals' Sam Acho ranks 19th...

    Blog | December 08, 2011
  2. Sacks piling up against some in NFC West

    Mike Sando

    J.J. Cooper's piece for Football Outsiders, re-tweeted to my attention by Darren Urban, lists four NFC West tackles among nine players responsible for allowing the most sacks this season. Not to worry, Seattle Seahawks fans. Russell Okung does not...

    Blog | November 11, 2011
  3. 2011 Seahawks Week 5: Five observations

    Mike Sando

    Five things I noticed while watching the Seattle Seahawks' 36-25 road victory over the New York Giants in Week 5: Golden Tate showed up early, but you had to look closely. Doug Baldwin and Ben Obomanu caught the touchdown passes for Seattle, but ...

    Blog | October 12, 2011
  4. Tuck, Umenyiora and Cardinals' chances

    Mike Sando

    News that Justin Tuck and Osi Umenyiora made the trip to Arizona with the New York Giants counts as an unwelcome revelation for the Cardinals. The Giants are expected to have both top pass-rushers available in the same week for the first time this...

    Blog | October 02, 2011
  5. No surprise: Jackson, Amendola inactive

    Mike Sando

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The St. Louis Rams and New York Giants have submitted their inactive lists for their Monday night matchup. Rams: receiver Danny Amendola, running back Steven Jackson, receiver Austin Pettis, safety Jermale Hines, lineback...

    Blog | September 19, 2011
  6. Final Word: NFC West

    Mike Sando

    Five nuggets of knowledge about Week 2: Handling the pressure. Only Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers ranked higher than the Arizona Cardinals' Kevin Kolb in NFL passer rating (139.2) when defenses brought at least five pass-rushers in Week 1, accordin...

    Blog | September 16, 2011
  7. Around the NFC West: Cardinal's retirement

    Mike Sando

    Kent Somers of the Arizona Republic says Cardinals fullback Jason Wright is retiring. Somers: "Wright was productive as a situational player on offense and was an excellent special-teams player. He missed one game last season due to a concussion. ...

    Blog | July 19, 2011
  8. Around the NFC West: Rams visit Arizona

    Mike Sando

    Steve Wyche of NFL.com says the Rams will hold workouts in Arizona beginning this week, with James Laurinaitis and Ron Bartell among those taking the lead. Wyche: "Not all of the work will be on field either. Bartell, Laurinaitis and other players...

    Blog | June 08, 2011
  9. Around the NFC West: Money no object?

    Mike Sando

    Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com says Stephen Ross' jet arrived in the Bay Area at 11:21 p.m. PT. The Dolphins' owner planned to meet Thursday morning with Jim Harbaugh, the 49ers' top choice to replace Mike Singletary. Maiocco: "Niners team preside...

    Blog | January 06, 2011
  10. Taking stock: NFC West Pro Bowl balloting

    Mike Sando

    Running backs Frank Gore and Steven Jackson are among 14 NFC West players ranked among the top five at their positions in fan balloting for the Pro Bowl. As usual, it appears as though a few fans have not spent the season carefully studying player...

    Blog | November 23, 2010
  11. Final Word: NFC West

    Mike Sando

    Five nuggets of knowledge about Week 10: Sam Bradford hits the road. The Rams' rookie quarterback has thrown more touchdowns than interceptions in two of his three road games this season. He has shown an ability to play well for stretches away fro...

    Blog | November 12, 2010
  12. NFC West left tackles in Week 9 spotlight

    Mike Sando

    The last time Chester Pitts started at left tackle in a game at Qwest Field, injuries and other considerations prompted his Houston Texans to use four combinations on their offensive line. In the first quarter. "You have to do what you have to ...

    Blog | November 07, 2010
  13. Perspective on Russell Okung's injury

    Mike Sando

    NFL defensive players have complained about cut blocking for years. OkungHall of Famer Howie Long once followed Bobb McKittrick, then the San Francisco 49ers' offensive line coach, into a stadium tunnel following a game to confront McKittrick over...

    Blog | October 25, 2010
  14. Mailbag: Spanning the mighty NFC West

    Mike Sando

    Charlie from Auburn, Calif., writes: I've seriously had it with the play calling Mike Singletary seems to have imposed first on Jimmy Raye and now Mike Johnson. As evidenced by the two-minute drill last week and against Indy last year, and a few...

    Blog | October 21, 2010
  15. Mailbag: Leroy Hill's trade value

    Mike Sando

    Clayton from Seattle writes: Mike, I keep hearing how the Seahawks still need to improve their defensive line, particularly at the end position. I was thinking that they could trade Leroy Hill for one of the Giants' ends. New York has four starting-c...

    Blog | May 14, 2010
  16. Mailbag: Seahawks' draft options

    Mike Sando

    Shep Hawk from Roseville, Calif., writes: Mike, I think the Seahawks are going to surprise a lot of people in the draft. Many think they should get a QB, OT and RB in their first three picks. I think that's nice, but that No. 6 pick will have high va...

    Blog | February 19, 2010