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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. 49ers stat sheet: Crabtree up, Davis down

    Mike Sando

    Michael Crabtree has given the San Francisco 49ers their first 1,000-yard receiver since Terrell Owens in 2003. 2009-11 to 2012 Per-game Change Player Crabtree Davis Targets +0.8 -2.6 Receptions +1.2 -1.6 ...

    Blog | December 31, 2012
  3. 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
  4. Around the NFC West: 49ers' OLB options

    Mike Sando

    The San Francisco 49ers made it through last season just fine with only three outside linebackers on their roster. Whether they can do so as well this season probably won't be known right away. Replacing the injured Parys Haralson with former A...

    Blog | September 04, 2012
  5. Around the NFC West: Produce, or get cut

    Mike Sando

    There are no guarantees competition will draw out the best from an athlete. The situations at right tackle in St. Louis and quarterback in Arizona come to mind. The results tend to be more positive, in some cases, when a player's entire career, no...

    Blog | August 29, 2012
  6. Around the NFC West: Expert opinions

    Mike Sando

    San Francisco 49ers coaches know they can trust Alex Smith to execute their game plan and lead the offense. They appreciate the quarterback's temperament, too. Greg Roman, the 49ers' offensive coordinator, explained the appeal during a conversa...

    Blog | August 17, 2012
  7. Much at stake for T.O. in Seahawks debut

    Mike Sando

    Two NFL players have finished a game with at least 10 receptions for 220 yards and a touchdown over the past two seasons. Calvin Johnson was one. Terrell Owens was the other. Owens was two months shy of his 37th birthday when he accomplished th...

    Blog | August 16, 2012
  8. Around the NFC West: Where Ginn stands

    Mike Sando

    Ted Ginn Jr. impressed at San Francisco 49ers training camp when I visited there in 2010. The speedy receiver suffered an injury in Week 1 that year. He caught only 12 passes all season. Ginn will start opposite Michael Crabtree in the 49ers' e...

    Blog | August 10, 2012
  9. Programming note: Flight risks

    Mike Sando

    Well, that was interesting. Five hours in Seat 34C without Internet access produced some of the finest programming in NFC West blog history. Hope you enjoyed the silence. I'm back in Seattle, gathering bags, grabbing a bite to eat and heading b...

    Blog | August 06, 2012
  10. Two great reads: One Harbaugh, one T.O.

    Mike Sando

    The San Francisco 49ers' wide receivers combined to catch eight passes for 51 yards on 29 targets in two postseason games. The team could have used another wideout, it appeared. Yet, there was never any temptation or public clamoring for the te...

    Blog | January 25, 2012
  11. 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
  12. Mailbag: Carroll's approach to building

    Mike Sando

    Scott from Gunma, Japan cited the Seattle Seahawks' approach to rebuilding when reading Mike Wilbon's column about poor pass defense in the NFL. Scott sees the Seahawks emphasizing the run by focusing on offensive linemen in the 2011 draft, a year ...

    Blog | September 17, 2011
  13. Edwards' availability bonus for 49ers

    Mike Sando

    Braylon Edwards' guilty plea on a DUI charge will cost him as little as 2.3 percent of his projected salary for 2011. Edwards, fined $50,000 by the NFL, will be available to the San Francisco 49ers in the regular-season opener, putting to rest con...

    Blog | September 06, 2011
  14. Terrell Owens and defenseless receivers

    Mike Sando

    The knee injury receiver Terrell Owens suffered this offseason got me thinking. Surely the NFL can do more to protect defenseless receivers who are taping shows for VH1 or conducting personal workouts. At least no one can blame Owens' fate on t...

    Blog | June 28, 2011
  15. Debbie Downer: Lose-lose propositions

    Mike Sando

    Current NFC West teams popped up four times in Mike Tanier's Insider list of the 10 most disappointing NFL trades of the past 25 years. How heartwarming. By disappointing, Tanier meant for both teams. He was not analyzing lopsided trades, but r...

    Blog | May 25, 2011
  16. Camp Confidential: San Francisco 49ers

    Mike Sando

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- The San Francisco 49ers call it taking ownership. Coach Mike Singletary sets aside a portion of practice for players to step forward and coaches to step back. Quarterback Alex Smith gets to call whichever offensive play he t...

    Blog | August 07, 2010