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  1. Strong words in support of Percy Harvin

    Mike Sando

    There's more to Seattle Seahawks training camp than Percy Harvin's injury situation. We'll get to those other things as camp progresses. For now, on the second day of practices, Harvin remains the most compelling story. Brock Huard, Danny O'Neil a...

    Blog | July 26, 2013
  2. Fisher's support good sign for Rok Watkins

    Mike Sando

    The one-game NFL suspension recently levied against St. Louis Rams guard Rokevious Watkins looked like the latest setback in his attempt to win over the team's coaching staff. After all, Watkins had reported to training camp overweight as a rookie...

    Blog | May 23, 2013
  3. GM: 'Don't be scared to get what you want'

    Mike Sando

    For three years, the St. Louis Rams lacked sufficient offensive weapons to properly support and evaluate prized quarterback Sam Bradford. They drafted Tavon Austin eighth overall Thursday night to change the dynamic. The pressure isn't necessar...

    Blog | April 26, 2013
  4. Bruce Bochy has Alex Smith's back, and cap

    Mike Sando

    Alex Smith's Bay Area credentials keep getting stronger. The San Francisco 49ers' quarterback, under NFL orders to stop wearing a San Francisco Giants cap to postgame news conferences or risk a $15,000 fine, is getting support from the NL West lea...

    Blog | September 20, 2012
  5. Support for early NFC West draft picks

    Mike Sando

    The St. Louis Rams tapped into an SEC power when they selected defensive tackle Michael Brockers from LSU in the first round of the 2012 NFL draft. They targeted quite a few players from less notable conferences throughout the remainder of the dra...

    Blog | May 08, 2012
  6. #NFLAnyEra: Patrick Willis of the San Francisco 49ers is toughnes...

    Mike Sando

    49ers LB Patrick Willis has proved his toughness on and off the field, writes Mike Sando.

    Story | Conversation | January 26, 2012
  7. Around the NFC West: Cards not tough?

    Mike Sando

    Coach Ken Whisenhunt largely blamed the Arizona Cardinals' defeat Sunday on quarterback John Skelton. There was ample evidence to support that line of thinking. Skelton was so bad, in fact, that it was tough giving the San Francisco 49ers' defense th...

    Blog | November 21, 2011
  8. 49ers' Harbaugh breaks from NFL form

    Mike Sando

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- NFL convention doesn't always line up with Jim Harbaugh's way. That became clear during Harbaugh's first training camp as coach of the San Francisco 49ers. Instead of relying upon support staff and large digital clocks to di...

    Blog | September 12, 2011
  9. Which quarterbacks command most respect

    Mike Sando

    Jesse Reynolds, an Arizona Cardinals fan deadlocked in a debate over quarterbacks, turned this way for a resolution. "I have searched everywhere but haven't been able to find the data that supports (or contradicts) my argument that the Cardinals w...

    Blog | July 20, 2011
  10. Chat wrap: Cardinals and Kevin Kolb

    Mike Sando

    As usual, we solved every problem for every NFC West team in the latest chat. Transcript here. Highlights below: Derrik (AZ): The more I think Coach Whiz will be under the gun next year due to a drop off in fan support here in the Valley, I really b...

    Blog | December 30, 2010
  11. NFC West: Injury situations that matter

    Mike Sando

    Arizona: Beanie Wells continues to miss practice time with swelling in his surgically repaired knee, never a good sign. The Cardinals attributed swelling last week to an allergic reaction Wells suffered in response to medication designed to support j...

    Blog | November 10, 2010
  12. Mailbag: Support for 49ers' Nate Davis

    Mike Sando

    Tim from Costa Mesa, Calif., writes: My question is more of an observation than a question. Nate Davis; I understand he plays against second- and third-team defenses, and we have all heard about his learning disability. He always looks so good, thoug...

    Blog | August 19, 2010
  13. Whisenhunt's support for Dockett deal

    Mike Sando

    Darnell Dockett's contract with the Arizona Cardinals runs through the 2011 season, meaning the team faces little pressure to get something done immediately. Waiting too long could work against the team, however. Dockett has gone from taking An...

    Blog | July 19, 2010
  14. Around the NFC West: Can Leinart play?

    Mike Sando

    Kent Somers of the Arizona Republic says the Cardinals' best option at quarterback is to fully support Matt Leinart and hope for the best. Somers: "(Ken) Whisenhunt always has practiced tough love with Leinart. The coach wants a quarterback who ar...

    Blog | June 08, 2010
  15. How I See It: NFC West Stock Watch

    Mike Sando

    Falling Shaun Hill, 49ers QB The 49ers' former starting quarterback became their former No. 2 quarterback when the team signed David Carr to a two-year deal. Hill can point to a 10-6 starting record and support from the 49ers' locker room. Usua...

    Blog | March 11, 2010
  16. Support for Suh as best prospect

    Mike Sando

    Potential No. 1 overall choice Ndamukong Suh reportedly posted a 35.5-inch vertical jump at the combine. NFL personnel people generally use terms such as "anchor" when describing what they want from interior defensive linemen, but the type of athl...

    Blog | March 01, 2010