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  1. Collecting game-day photos for scrapbook

    Mike Sando

    SEATTLE -- With Seattle and Minnesota tied 14-4, I wanted to use this quick break in the action to ask those of you with tailgating photos from Week 9 to send them my way. Tweet them to @espn_nfcwest if you get a chance. We'll feature them on the ...

    Blog | November 04, 2012
  2. Nothing like a one-pound BLT on game day

    Mike Sando

    The Tailgate32 guys made their first NFC West stop in St. Louis recently. They're hitting all 32 NFL teams in 17 weeks to sample the tailgating and overall fan experience on game days. One big find in St. Louis: a one-pound BLT sandwich packed wi...

    Blog | October 11, 2012
  3. Inside Slant: Hitting the road, and hard

    Mike Sando

    We've taken tailgating seriously here on the NFC West blog for some time. The guys at tailgate32 are taking it to another level. Kevin Seifert and I invited them onto the latest "Inside Slant" podcast. The Trupiano brothers, John and Mike, ...

    Blog | August 22, 2012
  4. Checking in from Candlestick Park

    Mike Sando

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Among the sights, sounds and smells encountered upon arriving at Candlestick Park for the San Francisco 49ers' Monday night matchup against the Pittsburgh Steelers: Early tailgaters on the scene. Most fans had not yet arrived, bu...

    Blog | December 19, 2011
  5. Video: 'Niner Empire' has much to cheer

    Mike Sando

    SAN FRANCISCO -- The San Francisco 49ers are looking good early against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. That means Joe Leonor and the rest of the "Niner Empire" are basking not only in the warm sunshine here at Candlestick Park, but also in the prospect...

    Blog | October 09, 2011
  6. Programming note: Bound for Bay Area

    Mike Sando

    After stops at FedEx Field, MetLife Stadium and University of Phoenix Stadium, the NFC West blog tailgating tour hopes to connect with San Francisco 49ers fans at Candlestick Park. I'm heading to the Bay Area on Saturday afternoon and will be at T...

    Blog | October 08, 2011
  7. Video: Chicken korma from the West Lot

    Mike Sando

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- There's nothing like Indian food to make sure you're really, really warmed up on what is already a 90-degree morning here at University of Phoenix Stadium. I kid. The food, highlighted by freshly made chicken korma, was sensatio...

    Blog | October 02, 2011
  8. Programming note: Bound for Arizona

    Mike Sando

    Looks like the NFC West blog tailgating roadshow continues Sunday from Arizona after a one-week hiatus. Efforts to pull off something in Seattle last week never came together for reasons mostly relating to my pregame schedule that day, but thanks ...

    Blog | October 01, 2011
  9. Programming note: Catching early flight

    Mike Sando

    NEWARK, N.J. -- This lost NFC West weekend is finally behind us. Like the fourth-quarter leads Arizona and San Francisco enjoyed in Week 2, it was fun while it lasted. Tailgating with Cardinals fans at FedEx Field and Rams fans at MetLife Stadi...

    Blog | September 20, 2011
  10. Lonely Cards fan has much to cheer about

    Mike Sando

    LANDOVER, Md. -- At least one fan in the stands at FedEx Field likes what he's seeing from the Arizona Cardinals to this point. Darius Salimi, NFC West blog participant since 2008, wore his Cardinals' Pat Tillman jersey proudly in the parking lot ...

    Blog | September 18, 2011
  11. Seahawks fans, you're No. 20

    Mike Sando

    Posted by's Mike Sando The Seahawks fared no better than 20th in's fan rankings largely because the deck was stacked against them. Local ordinances prohibit tailgating at Qwest Field, resulting in the lowest possible rating for Seat...

    Blog | August 29, 2008
  12. 49ers fans, you're No. 24

    Mike Sando

    Posted by's Mike Sando The 49ers have kept alive a streak of 259 sellouts, an impressive feat. They also received high marks for tailgating atmosphere, which I have experienced first-hand. I would have thought 49ers fans would have ranked hi...

    Blog | August 29, 2008