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  1. Lessons in free agency, with some laughs

    Mike Sando

    Former San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Anthony Adams produced quite a few laughs recently with a video parodying his "retirement" from the NFL. Adams didn't retire so much as teams stopped calling him once his contract with the Chicago Bears...

    Blog | March 26, 2013
  2. Catching L.T.: Long odds even for top backs

    Mike Sando

    Frank Gore and Marshawn Lynch topped 1,200 yards rushing last season. Steven Jackson (1,145) and Beanie Wells (1,047) also exceeded 1,000 yards for NFC West teams. With LaDainian Tomlinson set to retire, I've put together a chart showing how many ...

    Blog | June 17, 2012
  3. Keeping Larry Fitzgerald could be tough

    Mike Sando

    FORT WORTH -- The past 13 months have given Larry Fitzgerald plenty to think about heading into the final year of his contract with the Arizona Cardinals. The Pro Bowl receiver has watched Kurt Warner retire, taking with him the Cardinals' viabili...

    Blog | February 02, 2011
  4. 49ers' 2009 draft class minus Coffee

    Mike Sando

    Glen Coffee's surprise retirement announcement after only one NFL season sent me back for a look at the San Francisco 49ers' 2009 draft class. The class has taken a couple hits lately with Coffee saying he'll retire and key special-teamer Scott Mc...

    Blog | August 13, 2010
  5. Retirement wise for ex-Card Sean Morey

    Mike Sando

    RENTON, Wash. -- The Seattle Seahawks are minutes away from beginning their first training camp practice under coach Pete Carroll. Veteran receiver Sean Morey will not join them. Morey, 34, has told the team he plans to retire. He'll be remembered...

    Blog | July 31, 2010
  6. Fitting for Isaac Bruce to retire a Ram

    Mike Sando

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- The San Francisco 49ers felt great about getting nothing in return for a potential Hall of Fame receiver Monday. The move they made in trading Isaac Bruce to the St. Louis Rams for no compensation showed respect for Bruce by...

    Blog | June 07, 2010
  7. Chat wrap: Leinart's starting prospects

    Mike Sando

    The latest NFC West chat has come and gone. Full transcript here. Highlights below: Chris (Broadview Heights, Ohio): Word is that Warner's coming out with his retirement decision on Friday. IF he does retire, do you have any faith in Matt Leinart ...

    Blog | January 28, 2010
  8. The NFC West without Kurt Warner

    Mike Sando

    Now that Kurt Warner is expected to retire, the 49ers can proceed with plans to win the division and march toward Super Bowl 45 in Arlington, Texas. It's a foregone conclusion, right? I'm having some fun with this angle, but let's face it. This...

    Blog | January 27, 2010
  9. Warner news conference easy to read

    Mike Sando

    I can't imagine Kurt Warner calling a news conference to announce plans to continue playing. Warner That's why Adam Schefter's report about a news conference scheduled for Friday supports the idea that Warner will likely retire, however ill...

    Blog | January 27, 2010
  10. Warner, retire? No way, Moon predicts

    Mike Sando

    The vicious hit Kurt Warner took Saturday from the Saints' Bobby McCray left Arizona's 38-year-old quarterback gasping for air. Television close-ups showed Warner on his back, eyes glassy, the expression on his face revealing the sort of primal fe...

    Blog | January 20, 2010
  11. Bruce expects to make statement soon

    Mike Sando

    49ers and former Rams receiver Isaac Bruce expects to make an announcement on his NFL future in the next few days. That's what he told 101ESPN St. Louis without offering specifics. Bruce has all but said he'll retire, and the 49ers, while valui...

    Blog | January 19, 2010
  12. Around the NFC West: Bulger to retire?

    Mike Sando

    Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch expects a Rams makeover this offseason. Thomas: "It all starts with the quarterback position, particularly quarterback Marc Bulger. When Bulger went down with a season-ending fractured shin bone in late Novem...

    Blog | January 07, 2010
  13. Madden and prime time's aversion to the West

    Mike Sando

    Posted by's Mike Sando The relative dearth of prime-time games on the West Coast this season -- including no prime-time games for Seattle in any venue -- might make John Madden feel better about his decision to retire from broadcasting. ...

    Blog | April 16, 2009
  14. Around the NFC West: Holt's possibilities

    Mike Sando

    Posted by's Mike Sando Kevin Lynch of Niner Insider says the 49ers could have interest in Torry Holt. Lynch: "But if Holt signs, does that mean [Isaac] Bruce will retire? And can Holt be as good as Bruce was last year? Holt and Bru...

    Blog | March 15, 2009
  15. Around the NFC West: Warner reflects

    Mike Sando

    Posted by's Mike Sando Kent Somers of the Arizona Republic puts the Kurt Warner retirement talk in perspective. Warner is not going to retire on his team during the season. But at age 37, he does tend to be more reflective when things go wro...

    Blog | October 07, 2008
  16. Around the NFC West: 49ers defenseless

    Mike Sando

    Posted by's Mike Sando Matt Maiocco of Instant 49ers breaks down the 49ers' and Patriots' passing efficiency based on how many defensive players were rushing the quarterback. Mandatory reading. Also from Maiocco: Did the 49ers retire their o...

    Blog | October 06, 2008