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  1. Feisty response is classic Jeff Fisher

    Mike Sando

    St. Louis Rams coach Jeff Fisher projects a confidence born of experience and a competitive nature. His response in March to a question regarding the San Francisco 49ers' and Seattle Seahawks' high-profile offseason moves captured this dynamic. "T...

    Blog | August 11, 2013
  2. If Bill Walsh had coached the Seahawks

    Mike Sando

    Dave Boling's profile of former Seattle Seahawks owner John Nordstrom is worth a read for many reasons. One stands out in an NFC West context: confirmation that former Cincinnati Bengals coach Paul Brown made it tough for Bill Walsh to find a head co...

    Blog | June 16, 2013
  3. Michael Crabtree's injury and the West race

    Mike Sando

    The San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks have, by some accounts, carried their NFC West rivalry into the offseason. When one team would make a high-profile move, the other would seem to have a move of its own ready. 2012 Michael Crabtre...

    Blog | May 22, 2013
  4. Rules put one West rookie at disadvantage

    Mike Sando

    College graduation dates can affect whether a rookie draft choice participates in his team's offseason program, and to what extent. Beanie Wells (2009) and Isaiah Pead (2012) are two higher-profile examples from the NFC West. Rules prevented both ...

    Blog | May 06, 2013
  5. What deals say about Winfield, Asomugha

    Mike Sando

    Antoine Winfield and Nnamdi Asomugha have joined the NFC West recently as high-profile veteran cornerbacks. The one-year contracts they signed show the Seattle Seahawks are betting bigger on Winfield than the San Francisco 49ers are betting on Aso...

    Blog | April 18, 2013
  6. Flag on the play? Carroll tweaks Harbaugh

    Mike Sando

    These are fun times in the NFC West now that all four teams are competitive and all four have higher-profile head coaches. One complaint: The Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers will not play again until Week 14. A few days after 49ers coa...

    Blog | October 22, 2012
  7. Goldberg among key low-profile re-signings

    Mike Sando

    The St. Louis Rams' contract agreement with veteran guard/tackle Adam Goldberg restores experienced depth to the offensive line. NFC West teams have done well to bring back a few key role players at reasonable rates: Raheem Brock, Seattle Seah...

    Blog | August 06, 2011
  8. Reading the tea leaves on Matt Hasselbeck

    Mike Sando

    Matt Hasselbeck became a trending topic during the 2011 NFL draft without saying a word. The longtime Seattle Seahawks quarterback continues to keep a low profile. He hasn't granted interviews since speaking with his hometown newspaper a couple of...

    Blog | May 04, 2011
  9. Carroll, Holmgren and Seahawks' structure

    Mike Sando

    Pete Carroll has pretty much lucked into the unfiltered power Mike Holmgren craved for years and ultimately could not acquire from the Seattle Seahawks. Here's the thing, though: I don't get the sense Carroll cares about his power profile nearly t...

    Blog | September 23, 2010
  10. What PUP designations mean

    Mike Sando

    NFL teams are starting to declare players "physically unable to perform" as they convene for training camps. Wes Welker of the New England Patriots recently became a high-profile addition to a PUP list. We'll see NFC West teams take advantage of P...

    Blog | July 27, 2010
  11. Carroll's first draft in perspective

    Mike Sando

    Mike Holmgren wouldn't claim full responsibility for the 19 current Seattle players drafted by the team when he was Seahawks' coach. His days in charge of personnel decisions ended after the 2002 season. Current coach Pete Carroll does have con...

    Blog | April 28, 2010