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  1. Around the NFC West: 49ers' QB situation

    Mike Sando

    Retaining quarterback Alex Smith wasn't a realistic option for the San Francisco 49ers. The salary burden would have affected roster management. Smith's unhappiness as a backup could have affected team dynamics. Trading Smith allowed both sides to mo...

    Blog | August 19, 2013
  2. Good, bad contracts in the NFC West

    Mike Sando

    Larry Fitzgerald has leveraged a favorable rookie contract into two massive extensions negotiated almost entirely on his terms. The result is a contract that will begin counting between $13 million and $16.25 million against the salary cap from 20...

    Blog | August 02, 2013
  3. Jim Harbaugh shows he has player's back

    Mike Sando

    The bizarre manner in which San Francisco 49ers cornerback Tarell Brown forfeited $2 million has put coach Jim Harbaugh in a delicate situation. Brown did not know til it was too late that the $2 million in 2013 salary would vanish if he failed to...

    Blog | July 28, 2013
  4. Around the NFC West: Camps in view

    Mike Sando

    Around the NFC West: July 15, 2013 Arizona Cardinals Urban: Fitzgerald and the salary cap St. Louis Rams Miklasz: Bradford has pieces in place Burwell: Confident Rams will stay San Francisco 49ers B...

    Blog | July 15, 2013
  5. What contract figures mean for Justin Smith

    Mike Sando

    Justin Smith's new contract extension with the San Francisco 49ers features additional guaranteed money for the player, additional 2013 salary-cap space for the team and a clearer picture of the future for both parties. Those are relevant takeaway...

    Blog | June 20, 2013
  6. How to make $813,942.83 in salary vanish

    Mike Sando

    Isaiah Pead's recently announced suspension from the St. Louis Rams for the 2013 regular-season opener will cost him nearly $34,000 in salary. That figure is part of $813,948.82 in salary NFC West players will forfeit through suspensions handed do...

    Blog | June 03, 2013
  7. The book on 49ers corner Carlos Rogers

    Mike Sando

    Carlos Rogers' contract with the San Francisco 49ers ranks among the NFC West's top three for cornerbacks in guaranteed money ($10.65 million), 2013 base salary ($5.5 million) and average per year ($7.325 million). Where does Rogers rank as a corn...

    Blog | May 31, 2013
  8. West salary-cap update as June 1 nears

    Mike Sando

    The Arizona Cardinals are about to get another $3 million in salary-cap space for 2013. That was the savings available for using a "post-June 1 designation" when releasing guard Adam Snyder earlier in the offseason. Teams releasing players bef...

    Blog | May 30, 2013
  9. Cardinals QB cap snapshot minus Hoyer

    Mike Sando

    Brian Hoyer's release from the Arizona Cardinals, reported Monday, clears $2 million in salary-cap room while reflecting significant roster changes at quarterback since Hoyer started in Week 17 last season. Cardinals' salary-cap charges at QB ...

    Blog | May 13, 2013
  10. Listen up, kids: Respect thy West elders

    Mike Sando

    The rookie wage scale and overall salary structure should increasingly make the NFL a young man's game, all else equal. Youth will be served during rookie minicamps beginning Friday, for sure. With that in mind, I've gone through NFC West roste...

    Blog | May 10, 2013
  11. Around the NFC West: Lingering effects

    Mike Sando

    The St. Louis Rams sacrificed salary-cap space in future years to create room right now when they reworked Chris Long's contract Monday. Around the NFC West: April 23, 2013 Arizona Cardinals Somers: Line thinking, draft rules ...

    Blog | April 23, 2013
  12. Kam Chancellor's deal sends message

    Mike Sando

    The Seattle Seahawks' contract extension for safety Kam Chancellor goes against the grain in the NFC West. The rest of the division has been slashing salary at the position. NFC West Safeties: Average Per Year Safety Tm. Avg. ...

    Blog | April 22, 2013
  13. Sizing up West's backup QB contracts

    Mike Sando

    NFC West teams have added four veteran backup quarterbacks with regular-season game experience this offseason. 2013 NFC West Backup QB Contracts Salary Base Gtd. Cap Stanton $1.0M $2.0M $1.7M McCoy $1.5M $75...

    Blog | April 18, 2013
  14. 49ers' backup QB switch saves $7 million

    Mike Sando

    The San Francisco 49ers are getting backup quarterback Colt McCoy at a bit of a discount. The former Cleveland Browns starter could have earned $2.325 million in salary for the 2013 season based on contract escalators tied to performance earlier i...

    Blog | April 02, 2013
  15. Planning for Colin Kaepernick's next deal

    Mike Sando

    Jay from Cincinnati wants to know how Colin Kaepernick's contract situation with the San Francisco 49ers might align with future increases in salary-cap allotments. "With the cap expected to jump for 2015," he writes, "that seems like perfect timi...

    Blog | March 30, 2013
  16. Sando chat scheduled for 1 p.m. ET

    Mike Sando

    Passing along: the link to our Thursday chat, which begins at 1 p.m. ET. In the meantime, I recommend checking out John Clayton's column sizing up the free-agent market two-plus weeks into the signing period. He notes that the Arizona Cardinals ha...

    Blog | March 28, 2013