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  1. HOF12: Touring the Hall, heading back

    Mike Sando

    CANTON, Ohio -- We're a few hours away from the 7 p.m. ET start to enshrinement ceremonies at the Pro Football Hall of Fame. I'll be heading over early to get a feel for what awaits. Cortez Kennedy and his daughter, Courtney, were seen downstai...

    Blog | August 04, 2012
  2. NFL schedule complaints? Take a number

    Mike Sando

    The San Francisco 49ers traveled across the country on a short week to face the Baltimore Ravens in a Thanksgiving matchup last season. The situation was a tough one, the 49ers were not happy about it and the NFL's schedule maker, Howard Katz, hea...

    Blog | April 20, 2012
  3. Lonely Cards fan has much to cheer about

    Mike Sando

    LANDOVER, Md. -- At least one fan in the stands at FedEx Field likes what he's seeing from the Arizona Cardinals to this point. Darius Salimi, NFC West blog participant since 2008, wore his Cardinals' Pat Tillman jersey proudly in the parking lot ...

    Blog | September 18, 2011
  4. Preliminary report from Green Lot at FedEx

    Mike Sando

    LANDOVER, Md. -- It's been a memorable last 90 minutes or so from the green lot at FedEx Field, where Facebook friend and Arizona Cardinals fan Darius Salimi does, indeed, serve the world's best tailgate hummus, as promised. The white Pat Tillman ...

    Blog | September 18, 2011
  5. On the ground in Redskins country

    Mike Sando

    WASHINGTON -- The trip from Seattle over Chicago to the nation's capital will only get better from here. First stop Sunday morning: FedEx Field, site of the Arizona Cardinals' Week 2 game against the Washington Redskins. I've received assurance...

    Blog | September 18, 2011
  6. Weekend wrap: Tillman, Gore, camps, more

    Mike Sando

    Wrapping up what reports suggest will be the final locked out weekend in the NFL this summer: Current NFC West franchises can claim ties to seven of the 16 players enshrined in the College Football Hall of Fame this weekend. The seven: Pat Tillma...

    Blog | July 17, 2011
  7. Around the NFC West: Alex Smith's return

    Mike Sando

    Matt Maiocco of offers reasons for Alex Smith's expected re-signing with the 49ers. Maiocco: "The 49ers hired Jim Harbaugh, who took an immediate liking to Smith. Harbaugh is the first offensive-minded head coach the 49ers have empl...

    Blog | May 03, 2011
  8. Around the NFC West: 49ers draft grades

    Mike Sando

    Matt Maiocco of offers thoughts on recent NFL drafts after rating them across the league. On the 49ers: "The 49ers have drafted 12 starters the past five years. That's second only to the Houston Texans' 13. While the 49ers have land...

    Blog | April 04, 2011
  9. Around the NFC West: Pat Tillman's legacy

    Mike Sando

    Brig. Gen. Kevin Ryan, writing in the Arizona Republic, explains how former Cardinals safety Pat Tillman continues to make an impact through his foundation seven years after his passing. Tillman's wife, Marie, has taken the lead. Ryan: "The foundatio...

    Blog | March 28, 2011
  10. Pat Tillman's legacy continues to grow

    Mike Sando

    Seriously injured servicemen and servicewomen are returning home alive more frequently thanks to medical advances. Their spouses sometimes become caretakers and primary earners. An assist with education can improve their earning power, somethin...

    Blog | June 09, 2010
  11. Around the NFC West: Tillman's legacy

    Mike Sando

    Nick Kosmider of the Arizona Republic says 28,000 runners took place in the annual run honoring former Cardinals safety Pat Tillman. Kosmider: "Organizers credit the growing influence of Tillman's story, one of a player who turned down a $3.6 ...

    Blog | April 19, 2010
  12. Around the NFC West: Rams and Bradford

    Mike Sando

    Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch provides more evidence the Rams are leaning toward drafting quarterback Sam Bradford. Coach Steve Spagnuolo: "Everything you hear about him, that's said, it's legit. He walks into a room, you can see he's a q...

    Blog | March 25, 2010
  13. Around the NFC West: Non-49ers edition

    Mike Sando

    Posted by's Mike Sando Kent Somers of the Arizona Republic says the Cardinals could suffer their first local television blackout since University of Phoenix Stadium opened for the 2006 season. Somers: "About 1,500 seats for Sunday's game ...

    Blog | October 07, 2009
  14. Around the NFC West: Physical battle by Bay

    Mike Sando

    Posted by's Mike Sando Dave Boling of the Tacoma News Tribune frames the Seahawks' trip to San Francisco this way: "Do you have what it takes to go to Mike Singletary's house and try to take something from him?" Brock Huard of 710ESPN....

    Blog | September 20, 2009
  15. Around the NFC West: Seahawks recall Tillman

    Mike Sando

    Posted by's Mike Sando Scott Fontaine of the Tacoma News Tribune followed the Seahawks through an Army obstacle course at North Fort Lewis. Fontaine: "Another member of the 595th, Sgt. Jeremy Bugher, normally yells at soldiers as t...

    Blog | June 05, 2009
  16. Around the NFC West: Hasselbeck back update

    Mike Sando

    Posted by's Mike Sando Dave Boling of the Tacoma News Tribune provides observations suggesting Matt Hasselbeck's back problems are no longer an issue. Boling: "When the Seahawks gathered for their team stretching drills, I saw ...

    Blog | May 26, 2009