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  1. Graves' hiring points to personnel overlaps

    Mike Sando

    We hear quite a bit about NFL coaching trees. Personnel trees can be important, too, as like-minded former associates compete for the same players. Implications for the latter came to mind Monday when the New York Jets announced Rod Graves' hiring...

    Blog | June 10, 2013
  2. 2013 NFC West offseason glance: 49ers

    Mike Sando

    A look at the San Francisco 49ers' offseason to this point ... What went right: The 49ers kept together their coaching staff, a major victory following a two-year run of success. ... General manager Trent Baalke continued to maximize trade value ...

    Blog | May 14, 2013
  3. NFC West scouts have each other covered

    Mike Sando

    NFL coaching and scouting can be itinerant work. The San Francisco 49ers' announcement Wednesday that they had made promotions within their scouting department brought into focus crossover within the division. Matt Malaspina, promoted to colleg...

    Blog | May 01, 2013
  4. Where West coaches stand as candidates

    Mike Sando

    A few NFC West assistant coaches and personnel evaluators remain in play for jobs elsewhere: A look at where things stand: Greg Roman, San Francisco 49ers offensive coordinator: Roman's name has surfaced in connection with head coaching jobs i...

    Blog | January 10, 2013
  5. Around the NFC West: Ringing in new year

    Mike Sando

    Around the NFC West: Jan. 1, 2013 Arizona Cardinals Boivin: Change good, QBs key Somers: What Cardinals offer McLellan: Overhauls nothing new McManaman: Cards' players react Bickley: Cards made right moves ...

    Blog | January 01, 2013
  6. Around the NFC West: Banks' tour done?

    Mike Sando

    Brian Banks' NFC West tour has apparently run its course for now. The free-agent linebacker, exonerated following his wrongful imprisonment on a rape charge, did not sign with San Francisco after completing a three-day tryout with the 49ers. The s...

    Blog | June 21, 2012
  7. A spin around NFC West front offices

    Mike Sando

    A quick look at front-office happenings around the NFC West: Seattle: Longtime Seahawks personnel evaluator Will Lewis is no longer with the team, Adam Schefter reports. Lewis had been vice president of football operations following a long stint ...

    Blog | February 11, 2012
  8. Around the NFC West: Seattle Super Bowl?

    Mike Sando

    Aaron Levine's report about the Seattle Seahawks hoping to bring a Super Bowl to the Northwest sent me back through notes to a 2002 interview with team owner Paul Allen. The Seahawks were about to open their new stadium at the time, so it was natu...

    Blog | February 07, 2012
  9. On Rams' GM search targeting rivals

    Mike Sando

    News that the St. Louis Rams are considering San Francisco's Tom Gamble and, earlier, Arizona's Steve Keim as general manager candidates makes sense from at least one perspective. Both men would give new coach Jeff Fisher direct, inside knowledge ...

    Blog | February 06, 2012
  10. On the Rams interviewing division rivals

    Mike Sando

    Defensive coordinator Ray Horton isn't the only Arizona Cardinals employee expected to interview with the St. Louis Rams this offseason. Steve Keim, director of player personnel, has surfaced as a candidate on the general manager front, according to ...

    Blog | January 06, 2012
  11. Around the NFC West: Willis wasn't alone

    Mike Sando

    Kevin Lynch of Niner Insider sizes up the 49ers' inside linebackers. Lynch: "The best thing the 49ers do as a team is play inside linebacker. The reputed Patrick Willis remains the team's best player and largely because of his talents, the 49er...

    Blog | April 15, 2011
  12. Around the NFC West: What Rams need

    Mike Sando

    Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch looks at what the Rams have on offense and what they need heading into the offseason. Thomas on what the line needs: "You can get by with one 'finesse' blocker at guard, but not two. The Rams need a road gr...

    Blog | January 10, 2011
  13. 49ers' Jed York explains structure

    Mike Sando

    A few notes from 49ers president Jed York's conference call with reporters following Trent Baalke's promotion to vice president of player personnel: The 49ers complied with the Rooney Rule, though York would not say which minority candidates he i...

    Blog | May 20, 2010
  14. Why the 49ers promoted Trent Baalke

    Mike Sando

    The 49ers announced a few moves Thursday that pretty much affirm their commitment to stay the course through at least the 2010 season. Trent Baalke becomes vice president of player personnel after serving as director of player personnel for two se...

    Blog | May 20, 2010
  15. How I See It: NFC West Stock Watch

    Mike Sando

    Falling Scot McCloughan, former 49ers GM. News of his potential departure began filtering out about this time last week. The 49ers announced a "mutual parting" after five days of silence. Even some of McCloughan's longtime friends in scouting have...

    Blog | March 25, 2010
  16. Around the NFC West: Rams and Bradford

    Mike Sando

    Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch provides more evidence the Rams are leaning toward drafting quarterback Sam Bradford. Coach Steve Spagnuolo: "Everything you hear about him, that's said, it's legit. He walks into a room, you can see he's a q...

    Blog | March 25, 2010