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  1. Which NFL QBs are worth a No. 1 pick?

    Mike Sando

    Most of the NFL coaches and general managers I've spoken with think the Houston Texans will not select a quarterback first overall in the 2014 draft. Some of them have sounded familiar alarm bells about over-drafting quarterbacks, and for good reason...

    Blog | April 15, 2014
  2. Texans' options with the No. 1 pick

    Mike Sando

    St. Louis Rams general manager Les Snead and his Jacksonville Jaguars counterpart, David Caldwell, made small talk in a hotel lobby as the NFL owners meetings got going in Orlando last week. Their teams hold the second and third picks in the 2014 NFL...

    Blog | April 02, 2014
  3. Modern RB value and cost of instability

    Mike Sando

    There can be no complaining this year about NFL teams failing to make meaningful trades -- not after the Cleveland Browns shipped Trent Richardson to the Indianapolis Colts for a 2014 first-round pick. Jim Irsay, the Colts' outspoken owner, took h...

    Blog | September 19, 2013
  4. Is Sam Bradford better than average?

    Mike Sando

    Quarterbacks make all the difference in the NFL. The St. Louis Rams knew this when they made Sam Bradford the No. 1 overall draft choice in 2010, a pick that came with a hefty price tag. Maximizing their considerable investment in Bradford was the Ra...

    Blog | September 11, 2013
  5. Taking stock of 2013 NFC West picks

    Mike Sando

    Eighty-six of the first 88 players drafted in 2013 remain on 53-man rosters entering Week 1. The two exceptions play for NFC West teams. The Arizona Cardinals' Jonathan Cooper, chosen seventh overall, suffered a season-ending leg injury during pre...

    Blog | September 03, 2013
  6. Cam Johnson and 49ers' draft planning

    Mike Sando

    The San Francisco 49ers exchanged a 2012 seventh-round pick for 2013 fourth- and 2014 seventh-round picks Monday. That sounds like a pretty good deal and it's typical of the 49ers maximizing value. No one went into the 2013 draft with more picks than...

    Blog | September 02, 2013
  7. Jonathan Cooper of Arizona Cardinals out for season

    Mike Sando

    The Arizona Cardinals placed rookie first-round draft choice Jonathan Cooper on the season-ending injured reserve list Friday after determining his broken leg would need a full season to heal properly.

    Story | Conversation | August 30, 2013
  8. 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
  9. Linking young WRs Jenkins, Baldwin, Quick

    Mike Sando

    NFL teams have drafted three wide receivers with the 25th through 35th picks over the past three years. All three of the receivers have NFC West ties. All three are facing important and possibly pivotal 2013 seasons: 2012 Rookie WRs by Yards ...

    Blog | August 19, 2013
  10. Three things revisited: Broncos-49ers

    Mike Sando

    Looking back on three things discussed here before the San Francisco 49ers' 2013 exhibition opener, a 10-6 defeat to the Denver Broncos at Candlestick Park: 1. Young receivers. The 49ers would like 2012 first-round pick A.J. Jenkins to seize the ...

    Blog | August 09, 2013
  11. Around the NFC West: First-round review

    Mike Sando

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Two of the five players NFC West teams acquired with 2013 first-round draft picks have yet to practice during training camps. Around the NFC West: July 29, 2013 Arizona Cardinals Somers: Cooper, RB hurt, Fitz...

    Blog | July 29, 2013
  12. Rams let it fly in name of camaraderie

    Mike Sando

    St. Louis Rams coach Jeff Fisher told reporters Friday he likes what he's seeing from rookie T.J. McDonald, the third-round pick working with the first-team defense at safety. That and other on-field developments will affect the Rams where it counts ...

    Blog | July 26, 2013
  13. On Rok Watkins' demise with the Rams

    Mike Sando

    2012 NFC West Fifth-Round Picks Tm. Pk. Player STL 150 Rok Watkins ARI 151 Senio Kelemete SEA 154 Korey Toomer SF 165 Darius Fleming News that the St. Louis Rams planned to release guard...

    Blog | July 24, 2013
  14. Eight in the Box: Offseason regret

    Mike Sando

    A look at the one offseason move each team in the NFC West needed to make, but didn't: Arizona Cardinals: Pass-rushing outside linebacker is one position where the team could have upgraded more aggressively. Using a fourth-round pick for Alex Okaf...

    Blog | July 12, 2013
  15. 710ESPN Seattle audio: 49ers vs. Seahawks

    Mike Sando

    ESPN's Brock Huard refused to accept "tie" for an answer Thursday. He forced me and his 710ESPN Seattle co-host, Danny O'Neil, to pick winners outright in a position-by-position run through rosters for the Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers. ...

    Blog | May 16, 2013
  16. 2010 draft: NFC West vs. Rolando McClain

    Mike Sando

    Rolando McClain's early retirement from the NFL comes three years after the Oakland Raiders made him the eighth overall choice in the 2010 draft. NFL Games Started By 2010 First-Rounders Pick Player Starts 10 Tyson Alualu ...

    Blog | May 16, 2013