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  1. TD receptions haven't quite been 'a given'

    Mike Sando

    Carson Palmer's arrival by trade should help the Arizona Cardinals recover from a three-year struggle at the quarterback position. Bruce Arians' arrival as head coach means additional playing time for tight ends in his fullback-free offense. 2...

    Blog | August 22, 2013
  2. Around the NFC West: Parsing depth charts

    Mike Sando

    Good morning, NFC West. We've got initial 2013 depth charts to consider now that teams have produced them prior to exhibition openers this week. Let's dive right in with a few thoughts. Arizona Cardinals: The team lists two starting tight ends,...

    Blog | August 06, 2013
  3. Inside the Huddle: Doubling up at TE

    Mike Sando

    John Clayton's latest "Inside the Huddle" video leads with the Baltimore Ravens' expected shift to an offense featuring multiple tight ends more prominently. We could see some evolution in the NFC West as well. Among the considerations: Ariz...

    Blog | July 12, 2013
  4. Kitchens: 'I wouldn't be alive without them'

    Mike Sando

    A grateful Freddie Kitchens is crediting alert medical staff and doctors for saving his life. Kitchens, in his first season as the Arizona Cardinals' quarterbacks coach after six seasons coaching tight ends, required surgery on his aorta after a s...

    Blog | June 10, 2013
  5. Jared Cook and the NFC West tight ends

    Mike Sando

    Free-agent addition Jared Cook excites the St. Louis Rams. "He can add a dimension to our offense we didn't have," coach Jeff Fisher told reporters Thursday. 2012 Receptions for Current NFC West TEs Rank TE Tm. Rec. 1 R...

    Blog | June 06, 2013
  6. 710ESPN Seattle audio: Depth concerns

    Mike Sando

    The St. Louis Rams quietly added 6-foot-7, 280-pound tight end Zach Potter in free agency earlier this month. Potter's addition gives the Rams three tight ends with at least five starts in the NFL last season. Lance Kendricks had 14, all for the R...

    Blog | May 30, 2013
  7. When 49ers leaped past Seahawks for TE

    Mike Sando

    The NFC West's fiercest current rivals, San Francisco and Seattle, both wound up selecting tight ends from Rice University in the recently completed NFL draft. How the 49ers and Seahawks selected those tight ends invites a question: Did the 49ers ...

    Blog | April 29, 2013
  8. West TE ranks: Still Vernon Davis' division

    Mike Sando

    We've got much to discuss as our NFC West predraft positional rankings continue with input from Matt Williamson, resident scout for Tight ends are up next, followed later Wednesday by the offensive lines. Matt Williamson Ranks Wes...

    Blog | April 17, 2013
  9. Questioning 49ers' need for a tight end

    Mike Sando

    Abhi from Los Angeles questions perceptions that the San Francisco 49ers have a significant need at tight end. 2012 49ers Tight Ends TE Snaps Pct. Vernon Davis 942 91.3% Delanie Walker 590 57.2% Garrett Cele...

    Blog | April 15, 2013
  10. A fresh look at new landscape at tight end

    Mike Sando

    A few notes on the changing landscape at tight end for NFC West teams on this second day of NFL free agency in 2013: Jared Cook's addition to the St. Louis Rams gives the team two tight ends drafted in the first three rounds. Lance Kendricks is t...

    Blog | March 13, 2013
  11. One way 49ers got the better of Saints

    Mike Sando

    Before Sunday, the San Francisco 49ers had run the ball four times in four chances under coach Jim Harbaugh when using two backs and two tight ends on third-and-2 situations. Steve Spagnuolo, the New Orleans Saints' defensive coordinator, had reas...

    Blog | November 28, 2012
  12. Vernon Davis' receiving stats due to spike?

    Mike Sando

    The St. Louis Rams have allowed the 10th-most yards to opposing tight ends through Week 9 this season. No big deal, right? Well, it is if you're @timstantonx and you're wondering whether this is the week Vernon Davis gets back on track as a rec...

    Blog | November 05, 2012
  13. Fantasy Watch: Tight ends in Week 8

    Mike Sando

    Our latest look at playing time in the NFC West, with an eye toward fantasy football and continuing with tight ends: 2012 NFC West Tight ends: Week 8 Playing Time Rank Tight end Team Player snaps Team Snaps Pct. 1 Vernon...

    Blog | November 04, 2012
  14. Winslow to Pats as West tight ends score

    Mike Sando

    News that Kellen Winslow has a deal with New England means the veteran tight end could visit Seattle, the team that released him last month, for a Week 6 game. The Seahawks arguably missed Winslow in their opening-week defeat at Arizona. The decis...

    Blog | September 18, 2012
  15. Around the NFC West: Doubling up at TE

    Mike Sando

    This was looking like a year for NFC West teams to feature dynamic tight ends. It didn't happen so much in Week 1. Seattle released veteran Kellen Winslow on the reduction to the 53-man roster limit. Arizona found only six offensive snaps for R...

    Blog | September 13, 2012
  16. What's this about the year of the tight end?

    Mike Sando

    Thanks to Vernon Davis, the San Francisco 49ers rank second among NFL teams in touchdowns by tight ends over the past three seasons. The other NFC West teams rank no better than 27th. 2009-2011 TDs by TEs Rk. Tm. '09 '10 '11 To...

    Blog | June 27, 2012