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  1. Video: Dawkins betting on Asomugha, 49ers

    Mike Sando

    Passing along: ESPN analyst and former All-Pro safety Brian Dawkins has made the San Francisco 49ers his Super Bowl pick for the 2013 season. He explains why in the video above, but first he offers thoughts on cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha. In short, Da...

    Blog | August 29, 2013
  2. Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians doesn't see dominance of San...

    Mike Sando

    Yes, the San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks sat atop the NFC West last season.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2013
  3. NFC West love officially out of hand

    Mike Sando

    We've seen Vegas oddsmakers list the San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks among the Super Bowl favorites for the 2013 NFL season. We've seen ESPN.com rank Seattle first and San Francisco second in preseason power rankings. We have seen an ESPN pa...

    Blog | July 25, 2013
  4. 49ers' Bill Walsh second to (almost) no one

    Mike Sando

    Bill Walsh checks in at No. 2 on ESPN's list of Greatest Coaches in NFL History, leaving the as-yet-unnamed Vince Lombardi as the obvious No. 1. Walsh, of course, led the San Francisco 49ers to three of their five Super Bowl victories. He revived ...

    Blog | June 10, 2013
  5. On NFC West win totals: Arizona best bet?

    Mike Sando

    With an assist from @QuantCoach, I ran across this Gaming Today item noting that bookmakers are taking more Super Bowl money on the Seattle Seahawks than on any other NFL team. "Not that long ago, Seattle was available at 18-1, before being bet al...

    Blog | June 03, 2013
  6. Kwame Harris: Why orientation is relevant

    Mike Sando

    Former San Francisco 49ers offensive lineman Kwame Harris made headlines before the Super Bowl for allegedly assaulting an ex-boyfriend. The story outed Harris a couple days before a current 49ers player, Chris Culliver, made headlines for anti-ga...

    Blog | May 29, 2013
  7. Securing Super Bowl latest 49ers triumph

    Mike Sando

    The Super Bowl is coming to the San Francisco 49ers' new stadium in 2016, the latest victory for the organization. The announcement, delivered by the NFL on Tuesday, was expected because South Florida's efforts had faltered. That should not dimini...

    Blog | May 21, 2013
  8. Exposure no problem for Colin Kaepernick

    Mike Sando

    Colin Kaepernick has gone from backup quarterback to Super Bowl starter, First Lady visitor and Jaguar endorser in a matter of months. His schedule has also grown to include a photo shoot for ESPN the Magazine's Body Issue. From the magazine: "...

    Blog | May 14, 2013
  9. How many victories QBs are really worth

    Mike Sando

    The NFC West has learned in spectacular fashion just how much life can improve when a dynamic quarterback steps into the lineup. The Arizona Cardinals saw it several years ago when they suddenly reached the Super Bowl with a rejuvenated Kurt Warne...

    Blog | May 08, 2013
  10. Marcus Lattimore's addition follows pattern

    Mike Sando

    The San Francisco 49ers reached the Super Bowl last season without requiring much from their 2012 draft class. They remain in position to bring along prospects slowly and that is reflected in two draft selections through four rounds in 2013. Secon...

    Blog | April 27, 2013
  11. Rams' new safety has 49ers connection

    Mike Sando

    St. Louis Rams coach Jeff Fisher was the secondary coach for San Francisco in 1993 when the 49ers added safety Tim McDonald, who would become a six-time Pro Bowl choice and Super Bowl champion. Fisher and the Rams are bringing McDonald's son to St...

    Blog | April 26, 2013
  12. On Michael Crabtree's temporary vision loss

    Mike Sando

    San Francisco 49ers receiver Michael Crabtree recently said he lost vision temporarily following a hard hit during the final moments of Super Bowl XLVII. Significant story? No big deal? Crabtree, who made the revelations to NFL Network, opened ...

    Blog | March 29, 2013
  13. Carroll: Seahawks not loading up this year

    Mike Sando

    PHOENIX -- Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll understands why people suspect his team is loading up for a one- or two-year shot at the Super Bowl. Just don't expect him to buy the implication Seattle is sacrificing the future for the present. ...

    Blog | March 21, 2013
  14. NFL Power Rankings: How they voted

    Mike Sando

    An NFC West team other than the one recently appearing in the Super Bowl ranks No. 1 in ESPN's first NFL Power Rankings of the 2013 offseason. Call us suckers for the excitement of free agency and the trade market, but the Seattle Seahawks' recent...

    Blog | March 19, 2013
  15. First take: Aldon Smith reflects on season

    Mike Sando

    The San Francisco 49ers' Aldon Smith dropped by the First Take set to reflect on the Super Bowl -- he thinks the 49ers were robbed -- and to challenge Skip Bayless to an MMA fight. I have to think Smith-Bayless would do some strong pay-per-view nu...

    Blog | March 04, 2013
  16. Following up: Adoption subject revisited

    Mike Sando

    The column Rick Reilly wrote about adoption during Super Bowl week encouraged San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick to meet with his birth mother. The birth mother, Heidi Russo, did not speak with Reilly for the piece. Her subsequent co...

    Blog | February 25, 2013