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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. Kicking numbers with Jay Feely on alert

    Mike Sando

    The Arizona Cardinals have signed former Miami Dolphins kicker Dan Carpenter after coach Bruce Arians used the word "unacceptable" to describe the 30-yard try Jay Feely missed during the team's most recent exhibition game. Feely connected from 22,...

    Blog | August 21, 2013
  3. Camp Confidential: San Francisco 49ers

    Mike Sando

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- For the first time since 2004, the San Francisco 49ers are conducting training camp without Alex Smith as part of the quarterback equation. Throw in a long, growing list of injuries, and the NFC West's most established team is ...

    Blog | August 04, 2013
  4. OTA-related thoughts on a Monday in June

    Mike Sando

    A look around the NFC West as organized team activities (OTAs) resumed around the NFL on Monday: Arizona Cardinals: Rookie receiver Ryan Swope did not participate Monday, several days after teammate Larry Fitzgerald suggested Swope was suffering ...

    Blog | June 03, 2013
  5. 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
  6. Kicking picture with Hauschka re-signed

    Mike Sando

    The Seattle Seahawks have announced Steven Hauschka's re-signing with the team. The veteran kicker could still face competition in training camp from a drafted rookie, rookie free agent or even from another veteran. 2008-2012 Field Goal Per...

    Blog | April 19, 2013
  7. Planning for Colin Kaepernick's next deal

    Mike Sando

    Jay from Cincinnati wants to know how Colin Kaepernick's contract situation with the San Francisco 49ers might align with future increases in salary-cap allotments. "With the cap expected to jump for 2015," he writes, "that seems like perfect timi...

    Blog | March 30, 2013
  8. Dressed for success: Harbaugh's formula

    Mike Sando

    PHOENIX -- The old Jim Harbaugh was back Wednesday and recognizable in his trademark khaki pants and black sweatshirt. The new Jim Harbaugh was recently retired. "I tried to wear jeans and a polo shirt, and it didn't work," a relaxed and affabl...

    Blog | March 20, 2013
  9. Inside the numbers on 49ers' Phil Dawson

    Mike Sando

    Phil Dawson's contract agreement with the San Francisco 49ers, announced by Dawson via Twitter, gives the team a veteran kicker to replace David Akers. Dawson has made 14 of 15 tries from 50-plus yards over the past two seasons. He has made 13 of ...

    Blog | March 19, 2013
  10. Sizing up options for 49ers at kicker

    Mike Sando

    Rookie kickers have made 86.7 percent of field goal attempts over the past five seasons. Veteran kickers have made 83 percent over the same period. That is something to keep in mind when wondering what veteran kicker the San Francisco 49ers might ...

    Blog | March 07, 2013
  11. Download: 2011 NFL free-agency tracker

    Mike Sando

    I've taken the NFL's official free-agent list and worked it into a useful Excel file for your tracking and projecting pleasure. This lets you slice, dice and sort information by team, player, classification, position and more. The chart lists s...

    Blog | July 25, 2011
  12. Replay on all field goals probably a long shot

    Mike Sando

    There simply aren't enough cameras to provide irrefutable video evidence for all field-goal tries, and even if there were, different angles might produce different interpretations, league executives said.

    Story | Conversation | November 20, 2007