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  1. How much should Seattle pay Sherman?

    Mike Sando

    SEATTLE -- Two of the NFL's best cornerbacks went to work at CenturyLink Field in Week 9. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Darrelle Revis entered the game leading the 2013 corner rankings at Pro Football Focus, while the Seattle Seahawks' Richard Sherman ra...

    Blog | November 04, 2013
  2. Which contenders hit hardest by injuries?

    Mike Sando

    Watching running backs Ray Rice, Steven Jackson, Reggie Bush and Eddie Lacy depart Week 2 games with injuries delivered an early reminder of how pivotal pulls, tears, bruises and breaks can be during an NFL season. The day concluded with the San Fran...

    Blog | September 16, 2013
  3. Harbaugh sets tone on tone-setter Goldson

    Mike Sando

    San Francisco 49ers safety Dashon Goldson deserves a long-term contract after playing the 2012 season under the franchise tag. Coach Jim Harbaugh indicated as much during his news conference Tuesday. Dashon Goldson Stats Yr. Snaps IN...

    Blog | February 05, 2013
  4. When eight in the box isn't a big deal at all

    Mike Sando

    2012 RB Rush Yards vs. Loaded Box Count Rk. RB Att. Yards 1 Chris Johnson 42 320 2 Arian Foster 58 250 3 Marshawn Lynch 53 178 4 Adrian Peterson 39 178 5 Alfred Morris 32 165 ...

    Blog | December 22, 2012
  5. Mike Sando's MVP Watch

    Mike Sando

    The Chicago Bears have owned one of the NFL's best records, backed by a dominant defense. They haven't had an obvious MVP candidate. How about Charles Tillman? The 10th-year cornerback earned Pro Bowl honors for the first time last season. He b...

    Blog | October 24, 2012
  6. 'Best hands I've ever seen on a receiver'

    Mike Sando

    There's little sense in taking the bait when San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh tells a radio program Michael Crabtree "has the best hands I've ever seen on a wide receiver." Anyone with a strong grasp of NFL history would place Cris Carter, R...

    Blog | May 19, 2012
  7. Mailbag: Respect factor for Wells, top RBs

    Mike Sando

    MoJo from Tucson, Ariz., asks a fairly open-ended question regarding the Arizona Cardinals' leading rusher. "How much respect did defenses show to Beanie Wells last season?" he asks. 2011 Early-down Rushes vs. Loaded Fronts Rank RB ...

    Blog | May 06, 2012
  8. Marshawn Lynch banked on strong finish

    Mike Sando

    The recently re-signed Marshawn Lynch improved his financial outlook dramatically with a strong finish to the 2011 regular season. Lynch led the NFL in rushing yardage over the final nine weeks. He was at his best even though the Seahawks kept los...

    Blog | March 05, 2012
  9. 49ers putting the hurt on opposing backs

    Mike Sando

    The hit San Francisco 49ers safety Donte Whitner put on New Orleans' Pierre Thomas set a physical tone for one of the NFL's best defenses Saturday. It also knocked Thomas from the game with a concussion. Tough break? Yes, but not entirely unexp...

    Blog | January 16, 2012
  10. Passing league? NFC West runs strong

    Mike Sando

    Four of the 13 players with at least 1,000 yards rushing this season call the NFC West home. All four run with power. Two in particular -- Arizona's Beanie Wells and Seattle's Marshawn Lynch -- have racked up yardage after contact. Both rank am...

    Blog | January 01, 2012
  11. Silver linings: Rams at Steelers

    Mike Sando

    The facts: The St. Louis Rams fell to 2-13 with a 27-0 road defeat to the Pittsburgh Steelers in Week 16. The upside: Even the worst defeats tend to feature a bright spot or two. Steven Jackson carried 24 times for 103 yards, his fourth 100-ya...

    Blog | December 26, 2011
  12. Final Word: NFC West

    Mike Sando

    Five nuggets of knowledge about Week 15: Forget about running the ball: The San Francisco 49ers own the NFL's longest ongoing streak of games without allowing an individual 100-yard rusher. The streak dates to Ryan Grant's 129-yard game for Green ...

    Blog | December 16, 2011
  13. Four 1,100-yard rushers in one division?

    Mike Sando

    Passing is generally the key to victory in the NFL. This helps explain why quarterbacks earn the most money, why teams often draft pass-blocking tackles over top runners and why fullbacks have become endangered. 2011 NFC West Rushers R...

    Blog | December 07, 2011
  14. 2011 Gridiron Challenge: Rough RB week?

    Mike Sando

    Inside the 2011 NFC West Gridiron Challenge after Week 12: Leader: msclemons67, again, but with Jay Cutler suffering a broken thumb, it's time to search for another quarterback. High score of the week: ChampLeonard and The Big Hurt, each with 1...

    Blog | November 24, 2011
  15. 2011 Seahawks Week 9: Five observations

    Mike Sando

    Five things I noticed while watching the Seattle Seahawks' most recent game, a 23-13 defeat to the Dallas Cowboys in Week 9: Fullback hurt Seattle's defense. Teams cannot always justify playing time for a fullback. The Cowboys did not use one to ...

    Blog | November 12, 2011
  16. No fine for game-changing roughing penalty

    Mike Sando

    The NFL did not fine Arizona Cardinals defensive end Calais Campbell for roughing the passer during the fourth quarter of a 30-27 defeat at Baltimore in Week 8. Small consolation. The 15-yard penalty changed field position with 5:07 left in a tie ...

    Blog | November 04, 2011