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  1. Ranking QBs most deserving of new deals

    Mike Sando

    The San Francisco 49ers had some options with quarterback Colin Kaepernick after watching him suffer three game-changing turnovers in the fourth quarter of their NFC Championship Game defeat this past season. They could have made him play out his roo...

    Blog | June 04, 2014
  2. The read-option overreaction - NFL

    Mike Sando

    Mike Sando writes why certain quarterbacks -- like Colin Kaepernick, Robert Griffin III and Russell Wilson -- can make it work while others cannot. He also writes why the system is used much less than people think.

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2013
  3. Updated: 2013 preseason QB snap counts

    Mike Sando

    NFL teams have played their most important snaps of the 2013 exhibition season now that every team has played at least three games. This becomes a good time to check out how many snaps each projected starting quarterback has played. The players li...

    Blog | August 26, 2013
  4. NFL - Determining likely contracts for Jay Cutler, Sam Bradford a...

    Mike Sando

    Mike Sando looks at the salary situation for Jay Cutler, Sam Bradford, Colin Kaepernick and Josh Freeman. What can they expect from their next contracts?

    Story | Conversation | August 14, 2013
  5. Quick Take: 49ers vs. Ravens

    Mike Sando

    Five nuggets of knowledge about Super Bowl XLVII, in which the Baltimore Ravens face the San Francisco 49ers on Feb. 3: 1. Family affair: The coaching Harbaughs, Jim and John, will of course be on opposite sidelines when Jim's San Francisco 49ers ...

    Blog | January 20, 2013
  6. Victory trumps QB confusion for 49ers

    Mike Sando

    NEW ORLEANS -- There were two primary takeaways from the San Francisco 49ers' latest physically dominant performance against a potential NFC contender. One, the 49ers can beat capable opponents, especially one-dimensional ones, in multiple ways. T...

    Blog | November 25, 2012
  7. Aldon Smith makes it 10 awards for West

    Mike Sando

    The way Aldon Smith was playing Monday night at Candlestick Park, it's a wonder the San Francisco 49ers' outside linebacker didn't sack Trent Dilfer and Steve Young right there on the ESPN set, for good measure. Smith's huge game against the Bears...

    Blog | November 21, 2012
  8. Bears' corners want 49ers to step outside

    Mike Sando

    The San Francisco 49ers' passing offense faces a special challenge against Charles Tillman, Tim Jennings and the Chicago Bears on Monday night. Tillman and Jennings have led a Bears secondary that has feasted on opponents, especially on perimeter ...

    Blog | November 15, 2012
  9. Thursday night reader: Seahawks-49ers

    Mike Sando

    SAN FRANCISCO -- There's not a cloud visible here at Candlestick Park, where temperatures in the low 80s should make for warmer than usual conditions for the 8:20 p.m. kickoff between the Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers. Recommended readi...

    Blog | October 18, 2012
  10. QBR ranks: Now we're talking, NFC West

    Mike Sando

    Every NFC West quarterback played well enough Sunday for his team to win under the circumstances. This is verifiable. Some of those aforementioned circumstances were a bit strange, to say the least. A 15-yard penalty against NFC West alum Jo...

    Blog | September 17, 2012
  11. Awaiting a breakout from Sam Bradford

    Mike Sando

    The stat line for Robert Griffin III seemed too good for a rookie making his first NFL start: 19-of-26 passing for 320 yards with two touchdowns, no turnovers and just one sack. It was the third time in the past 50 seasons a Washington Redskins qu...

    Blog | September 13, 2012
  12. Mike Sando's MVP Watch

    Mike Sando

    The NFL has become a game of frequent substitutions. Some of them don't make much sense on the surface. For example, the San Francisco 49ers removed from the field Patrick Willis, arguably the NFL's best linebacker, for roughly one-third of the...

    Blog | September 12, 2012
  13. Scout's take: 2012 NFC West QB situations

    Mike Sando

    Three-fourths of the NFC West wanted a shot at Peyton Manning this offseason. The Seattle Seahawks' Pete Carroll and John Schneider flew to Denver in a failed attempt to catch Manning before the quarterback departed for Arizona. The Cardinals m...

    Blog | March 26, 2012
  14. Around the NFC West: Harbaugh to Moss

    Mike Sando

    Coach Jim Harbaugh might be the best quarterback under contract to the San Francisco 49ers. He'll be the one throwing to free-agent receiver Randy Moss during a tryout Monday. "Former Colt Pro Bowl QB throwing for 49ers tomorrow," 49ers CEO Jed...

    Blog | March 12, 2012
  15. Mailbag: On carrying over salary cap room

    Mike Sando

    Tigre from "South of the Border" asks about new provisions allowing NFL teams to carry over unused salary-cap space to future years. He wonders why a team would ever decide against carrying over some of the unused allotment. Mike Sando: NFL teams ...

    Blog | March 01, 2012
  16. Around the NFC West: Backing Fisher

    Mike Sando

    Steve Spagnuolo was heading into the final year of his original four-year contract with the St. Louis Rams. Keeping Spagnuolo as head coach for 2012 would have likely meant extending that contract to avoid a lame-duck season. The Rams couldn't realis...

    Blog | January 03, 2012