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  1. A few words on Pat Summerall's passing

    Mike Sando

    Pat Summerall never developed a signature call during four decades broadcasting NFL games for CBS and Fox. "Unbelievable" might have been as close as he came. That probably wasn't by accident. For Summerall, who died Tuesday at age 82, the broa...

    Blog | April 16, 2013
  2. When Montana nearly blacked out in a game

    Mike Sando

    Super Bowl week can be a bit of a blur with so much coverage coming from so many angles. That's my excuse for missing the "Secrets of Super Bowl Quarterbacks" package featuring previously untold stories. NFC West alums Kurt Warner, Steve Young ...

    Blog | February 06, 2013
  3. 49ers-Falcons rewind: Go to 'White Shoes'

    Mike Sando

    ATLANTA -- The San Francisco 49ers and Atlanta Falcons were division rivals for more than three decades until the NFL realigned into eight four-team divisions in 2002. Their matchup Sunday in the NFC Championship Game marks the fifth game between the...

    Blog | January 19, 2013
  4. Dilfer breaks down 49ers, Falcons and more

    Mike Sando

    ATLANTA -- ESPN recently made available analyst Trent Dilfer for a media session focusing on the AFC and NFC championship games. I've made available below some of Dilfer's comments relating to the San Francisco 49ers-Atlanta Falcons matchup Sunday...

    Blog | January 19, 2013
  5. Around the NFC West: Year of QB surprise

    Mike Sando

    This will go down as the year of the unconventional quarterback decision in the NFC West. The Seattle Seahawks went with third-round rookie Russell Wilson over free-agent addition Matt Flynn even though Flynn had signed a $19.5 million contract mo...

    Blog | November 30, 2012
  6. 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
  7. NFL32: Mort on Seahawks, Young on Vick

    Mike Sando

    Good morning. I ran across this video with Chris Mortensen's thoughts on the Seattle Seahawks and Steve Young's thoughts on Michael Vick, the quarterback Arizona will be trying to stop Sunday. Wanted to pass along. Young notes that Vick has strugg...

    Blog | September 22, 2012
  8. ESPN loading up NFC West coverage

    Mike Sando

    The latest NFL programming note from ESPN stood out for its heavy dosage of NFC West coverage: "Sunday NFL Countdown" features Trent Dilfer's look at the "different paths" Vernon Davis and Mike Singletary have taken since Singletary sent Davis to...

    Blog | September 20, 2012
  9. Around the NFC West: The 49ers' style

    Mike Sando

    The fourth-quarter interception Green Bay's Tramon Williams made Thursday night put the Packers' offense at the Chicago 26-yard line. This was a classic "sudden-change" situation, and we all know what was supposed to happen next. The Packers, lead...

    Blog | September 14, 2012
  10. 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
  11. Syncing up head coaches and QBs

    Mike Sando

    Sometimes it takes a while for head coach and quarterback to come into alignment. Jim Harbaugh and Alex Smith clicked right away in San Francisco. Smith has become an extension of the coaching staff, as reflected the way he manages risks. Smit...

    Blog | September 13, 2012
  12. Around the NFC West: Trade reconsidered

    Mike Sando

    The St. Louis Rams traded the second pick in the 2012 NFL draft to Washington with the long-term future in mind. They knew they wouldn't be drafting Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III because they'd already committed so much to Sam Bradford. Th...

    Blog | September 12, 2012
  13. Past time for 49ers to end Packers streak

    Mike Sando

    Steve Young's winning touchdown pass to Terrell Owens in the 1998 postseason stands above all San Francisco 49ers memories against the Green Bay Packers. It can't fully overshadow the Packers' regular-season dominance in the series, however. ...

    Blog | September 05, 2012
  14. Montana, Young and Rice back together

    Mike Sando

    It's not every day Joe Montana, Steve Young and Jerry Rice get together to talk football. The three San Francisco 49ers legends are scheduled to appear on NFL Live (Monday, 4 p.m. ET) with Trey Wingo as part of EA Sports Madden13 NFL Legends Week....

    Blog | August 22, 2012
  15. My ballot for top NFL playoff performances

    Mike Sando

    ESPN recently published a list of the 25 greatest playoff performances in NFL history. The ballot I submitted featured five performances for franchises currently aligned in the NFC West. It included three performances for the San Francisco 49ers a...

    Blog | June 23, 2012
  16. Video: On the 25 best playoff performances

    Mike Sando

    Steve Young, Joe Montana, Jerry Rice and Kurt Warner (twice) make appearances on our recently released list of 25 greatest individual playoff performances in NFL history. John Clayton and Jeff Chadiha joined me in submitting ballots. Chadiha an...

    Blog | June 20, 2012