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  1. Sizing up NFC West QBs on third down

    Mike Sando

    Our look at NFC West quarterbacks in the red zone leads naturally to an examination of third-down production. A few notes in relation to the charts as they pertain to the most relevant NFC West quarterbacks: Russell Wilson, Seattle Seahawks: W...

    Blog | February 08, 2013
  2. Sizing up NFC West QBs in the red zone

    Mike Sando

    2012 Playoff QBs in Red Zone QB Wilson Kaepernick Action plays 22 18 Drop backs 17 14 Comp. 7 5 Att. 15 11 Pct. 46.7 45.5 Yards 38 36 Yards/att. 2.5 3.3 TD-INT ...

    Blog | February 07, 2013
  3. Closer look at where 49ers, QB fell short

    Mike Sando

    NEW ORLEANS -- Colin Kaepernick scored his fifth red zone rushing touchdown of the season during Super Bowl XLVII. His inability to complete passes in that area was a problem, however. Super Bowl XLVII Red Zone QB Play QB Flacco Kaepe...

    Blog | February 04, 2013
  4. First-half thoughts as Seahawks down big

    Mike Sando

    The Seattle Seahawks bear full responsibility for their 20-0 halftime deficit against the Atlanta Falcons. They've surrendered seven points off a Marshawn Lynch fumble. They've gotten zero points from two red zone possessions. One of those drives ...

    Blog | January 13, 2013
  5. The early feel from CenturyLink Field

    Mike Sando

    2012 49ers-Seahawks Comparison Team SF SEA Points 357 350 Points allowed 218 219 Red zone TDs 25 25 Red zone poss. 47 47 Red zone pct. 53.2 53.2 Third-down conv. 61 64 Thir...

    Blog | December 23, 2012
  6. Striking similarities for these West rivals

    Mike Sando

    2012 49ers-Seahawks Comparison Team SF SEA Points 357 350 Points allowed 218 219 Red zone TDs 25 25 Red zone poss. 47 47 Red zone pct. 53.2 53.2 Third-down conv. 61 64 Thir...

    Blog | December 21, 2012
  7. Wilson's progress shows up in red zone

    Mike Sando

    The Seattle Seahawks have scored six touchdowns on nine red zone possessions over their past two games. They had scored six in 18 red zone possessions previously this season. Their quarterback, Russell Wilson, ranks as one of the NFL's most eff...

    Blog | November 10, 2012
  8. 2012 NFL Preview: San Francisco 49ers

    Mike Sando

    Five notes on the San Francisco 49ers from our recently published 2012 preview page: 1. Alex Smith has an opportunity: San Francisco ranked 31st in third-down conversion rate and 30th in red zone touchdown percentage last season despite higher ranki...

    Blog | August 31, 2012
  9. Chat wrap: Which team's defense better?

    Mike Sando

    2011 NFC West Defensive Rankings Team Yards Rush YPA Sacks/Att. 3rd Down Red zone Passer rating QBR Most Takeaways PPG SF 4 1 9 12 11 4 5 4 1 2 SEA 9 15 12 23 9 11 6 10 5 7 ...

    Blog | March 29, 2012
  10. Revisiting 49ers' improvement in red zone

    Mike Sando

    NFL offenses generally do not suddenly assume vastly different characteristics when crossing the opponent's 20-yard line. Bad offenses tend to struggle inside and outside the red zone. Good ones fare better. Red Zone Offense: Last Four Games ...

    Blog | January 19, 2012
  11. Sando chat scheduled for 1 p.m. ET

    Mike Sando

    There will be no first-round playoff bye for the NFC West chat. Hope to see you there at 1 p.m. ET. All NFC West subjects are on the table. Here's one I ran across Thursday morning: Vernon Davis ranks tied for 79th in red zone targets this s...

    Blog | January 05, 2012
  12. Most, least efficient receivers in red zone

    Mike Sando

    The San Francisco 49ers improved in the red zone during their 20-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Monday night. Vernon Davis' touchdown reception and Frank Gore's scoring run gave the team two touchdowns in three red zone possessions. ...

    Blog | December 23, 2011
  13. First-half shutout admirable, but ...

    Mike Sando

    SAN FRANCISCO -- The San Francisco 49ers have become the third team over the past three-plus seasons to shut out the Pittsburgh Steelers in a first half. That speaks well of the 49ers' defense, but continuing offensive troubles in the red zone hav...

    Blog | December 19, 2011
  14. Video: Turning field goals into touchdowns

    Mike Sando

    Our weekly video spin around the NFC leads with my thoughts on what the San Francisco 49ers can do to give kicker David Akers' leg a rest in the red zone. 49ers' Offensive Touches/Targets Pos. Non-RZ Red zone All RB 47.5% ...

    Blog | December 15, 2011
  15. Where NFC West teams rank: Week 14

    Mike Sando

    The San Francisco 49ers have a 10-3 record despite ranking 31st in sacks allowed per pass, 31st in third-down conversion rate and 32nd in red zone touchdown percentage. That No. 32 ranking in the red zone means the 49ers are looking up at the No. ...

    Blog | December 14, 2011
  16. Two tips for 49ers to fix red zone issues

    Mike Sando

    Football Outsiders' Vince Verhei takes an in-depth look at the San Francisco 49ers' red zone troubles in his latest Insider piece. Two recommendations: more Vernon Davis and Kendall Hunter. Verhei breaks down his reasoning and offers thoughts o...

    Blog | December 13, 2011