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  1. Notes, observations from 49ers minicamp

    Mike Sando

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Things I noticed while watching the San Francisco 49ers during their minicamp practice Tuesday at team headquarters: A fully engaged Randy Moss. When Moss wasn't making impressive catches over defensive backs such as Chris ...

    Blog | June 12, 2012
  2. What gives 49ers jump over West upstarts

    Mike Sando

    The Mike Nolan era in San Francisco produced more heartache than the 49ers would care to revisit, but the long-term legacy isn't so bad. Eleven draft choices, including eight current starters and five Pro Bowl selections, remain on the 49ers' rost...

    Blog | June 04, 2012
  3. NFC West 1-2 at Superdome from 2002-04

    Mike Sando

    The San Francisco 49ers twice lost close games against New Orleans in the Superdome when the Saints were allegedly eavesdropping on visiting coaches from 2002-2004. Coincidence? Evidence of malfeasance? "There's something missing here," said Bi...

    Blog | April 23, 2012
  4. For the record: How Harbaugh streak rates

    Mike Sando

    Elias Sports Bureau has corrected information on the longest winning streaks since 1970 for first-time NFL head coaches. The San Francisco 49ers' Jim Harbaugh ranks tied for fourth on the list with seven consecutive victories. His team would have ...

    Blog | November 18, 2011
  5. 'Might be greatest coaching I've ever seen'

    Mike Sando

    Ronnie Lott witnessed one of the greatest coaching jobs in NFL history during the Bill Walsh years in San Francisco three decades ago. The Hall of Famer thinks the 49ers' current coach, Jim Harbaugh, might be doing something more spectacular in le...

    Blog | November 17, 2011
  6. Around the NFC West: Who gets the credit

    Mike Sando

    NFL coaches and personnel people tend to be very much attuned to the credit/blame handed out for putting together their teams. They should be. Their jobs often hang in the balance. Terry Donahue, Steve Mariucci, Scot McCloughan, Mike Nolan, Mik...

    Blog | October 20, 2011
  7. NFL Power Rankings: How they voted

    Mike Sando

    The last season in which the San Francisco 49ers fielded a playoff team, they peaked at No. 2 in ESPN's NFL Power Rankings. That was way back in Week 11 of 2002, when Steve Mariucci, Jeff Garcia, Terrell Owens and Garrison Hearst defined the 49ers...

    Blog | October 18, 2011
  8. Tracing Ray Horton's coaching roots

    Mike Sando

    The Arizona Cardinals hired Pittsburgh Steelers secondary coach Ray Horton as defensive coordinator because they wanted to model their defense after the one the Steelers ran under coordinator Dick LeBeau. Horton has worked with LeBeau for 12 of th...

    Blog | February 09, 2011
  9. Thoughts on Ray Horton's hiring

    Mike Sando

    Thoughts after the Arizona Cardinals announced Pittsburgh Steelers secondary coach Ray Horton's hiring as defensive coordinator: Horton has paid his dues. He's been a secondary coach or assistant secondary coach for each of his 16 seasons on NFL ...

    Blog | February 09, 2011
  10. What happened to the flagship 49ers

    Mike Sando

    DALLAS -- Sixteen years have passed since Steve Young defined his legacy while leading the San Francisco 49ers to their fifth Super Bowl championship. The 49ers haven't been back to a Super Bowl since and they haven't even sniffed the playoffs sin...

    Blog | February 03, 2011
  11. Getting Harbaugh should silence critics

    Mike Sando

    The San Francisco 49ers wanted Jim Harbaugh and will get him, marking a badly needed victory for team president Jed York and the organization. HarbaughESPN's Adam Schefter initially used the phrase "expected to" when reporting news of the five-yea...

    Blog | January 07, 2011
  12. 49ers have that home-grown flavor

    Mike Sando

    The 49ers have 39 of their own draft choices on their roster, five more than the league average, with 34 entering the NFL under Mike Nolan (20) or Mike Singletary (14). This is largely a home-grown team. The chart lists 49ers draft choices stil...

    Blog | April 28, 2010
  13. Around the NFC West: Vick to the Rams?

    Mike Sando

    Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch wonders whether Michael Vick could be an option at quarterback for the Rams. Thomas: "As long as Donovan McNabb and Kevin Kolb are in Philly, Vick won't get a chance to start for the Eagles. But what about St...

    Blog | January 15, 2010
  14. Wrap-up: 49ers 28, Rams 6

    Mike Sando

    The 49ers got what they needed Sunday: a victory to finish 8-8 and a reminder that there's still much room for improvement. Finishing with a non-losing record was important for San Francisco because it showed progress in the big picture. The 49ers...

    Blog | January 03, 2010
  15. Sounding off: NFC West on the airwaves

    Mike Sando

    Posted by's Mike Sando The latest in our periodic spin around the NFC West radio dials: Rams 101ESPN St. Louis: analyst Jim Hanifan 101ESPN St. Louis: reporter Jim Thomas 101ESPN St. Louis: reporter Brian Stull 101ESPN St. Lo...

    Blog | November 05, 2009
  16. Big Ben, Favre, Cutler trailed 49ers' Hill

    Mike Sando

    Posted by's Mike Sando Mike Martz became a believer in quarterback Shaun Hill? That's what the 49ers' former offensive coordinator told reporters during an NFL Network conference call Tuesday, as Matt Maiocco of the Santa Rosa Press-Democra...

    Blog | August 25, 2009