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  1. Searching for answers on NFL injury front

    Mike Sando

    A run of high-profile injuries in the NFC West specifically and the NFL in general has focused attention on what can be done to prevent them. John from Bakersfield, Calif., was among those raising the subject through the NFC West mailbag. He sugge...

    Blog | August 03, 2013
  2. Pivotal plays: Bowman's breakup tops list

    Mike Sando

    NaVorro Bowman's fourth-and-4 pass breakup all but delivered the San Francisco 49ers to victory over the Atlanta Falcons in the NFC Championship Game. The play was notable for a few reasons. Having Bowman, an inside linebacker, in coverage agai...

    Blog | January 25, 2013
  3. Tony Gonzalez and what might have been

    Mike Sando

    With Tony Gonzalez leaning toward retirement after 16 NFL seasons and 1,242 receptions, I turned back the clock in my mind to 1997, the year San Francisco tried to draft the tight end from California. The 49ers were in a wheeling and dealing mode ...

    Blog | January 22, 2013
  4. 49ers, Seahawks clean up in All-Pro voting

    Mike Sando

    The Associated Press and Pro Football Weekly/Professional Football Writers of America have announced their all-NFL first teams for the 2012 season. I've compiled the results here and compared them against our all-division team. As expected, Se...

    Blog | January 12, 2013
  5. Around the NFC West: No fumbled chances

    Mike Sando

    Around the NFC West: Oct. 26, 2012 Arizona Cardinals Somers: Feel for Harbaugh, McLellan: Play it in a parking lot Urban: Hair, tough D, rivalry, Weinfuss: Defenses stopping Fitz St. Louis Rams Thomas: Sco...

    Blog | October 26, 2012
  6. 'Best hands I've ever seen on a receiver'

    Mike Sando

    There's little sense in taking the bait when San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh tells a radio program Michael Crabtree "has the best hands I've ever seen on a wide receiver." Anyone with a strong grasp of NFL history would place Cris Carter, R...

    Blog | May 19, 2012
  7. Vernon Davis and NFL's top tight ends

    Mike Sando

    Eight of John Clayton's 10 best tight ends have one thing in common: a Pro Bowl quarterback. Vernon Davis, ranked fifth, was an exception. We hear quite a bit about tight ends taking pressure off quarterbacks, but it's tough for any tight end t...

    Blog | May 18, 2012
  8. Appreciating a Rams great, Torry Holt

    Mike Sando

    Torry Holt's formal retirement from the NFL -- as a St. Louis Ram, fittingly -- will touch off the usual discussions about Hall of Fame worthiness. In the meantime, consider this an appreciation. Holt was the NFC West wide receiver opponents fe...

    Blog | March 28, 2012
  9. Sando chat scheduled for 1 p.m. ET

    Mike Sando

    There will be no first-round playoff bye for the NFC West chat. Hope to see you there at 1 p.m. ET. All NFC West subjects are on the table. Here's one I ran across Thursday morning: Vernon Davis ranks tied for 79th in red zone targets this s...

    Blog | January 05, 2012
  10. Which tight ends had most, fewest drops

    Mike Sando

    Our ongoing discussion on tight ends raised questions about which ones possess the best -- and worst -- hands. "Any way you can add in 'thrown to' and 'drops' in this stat?" Furfanam asked in one comments section. Consider it done. Jason Vid...

    Blog | March 30, 2011
  11. Where does Vernon Davis rank among TEs?

    Mike Sando

    Our positional power rankings continue next week with tight ends. The San Francisco 49ers' Vernon Davis will surely rank among our top 10, but how high should he rank on the list? I'm inclined to rank him among the top five. These rankings aim ...

    Blog | March 25, 2011
  12. NFC West Pro Bowl analysis

    Mike Sando

    Perfect sense: The San Francisco 49ers' Patrick Willis played at a high level again this season. He dominated against St. Louis with the 49ers' season on the line Sunday. Willis' fumble-forcing sack stopped the Rams at the San Francisco 10-yard line ...

    Blog | December 28, 2010
  13. Much fantasy love for Gore, 49ers

    Mike Sando

    ESPN fantasy guru Matthew Berry is all over Frank Gore specifically and the 2010 San Francisco 49ers in general. "Gore, (Michael) Crabtree, (Vernon) Davis, Josh Morgan and (Alex) Smith are all on my love list this year," Berry proclaims. "I think ...

    Blog | July 20, 2010
  14. Michael Crabtree's Pro Bowl chances

    Mike Sando

    ESPN's John Clayton lists the San Francisco 49ers' Michael Crabtree among promising players with a chance to earn Pro Bowl honors for the first time. Some key variables can be beyond a player's control. An ascending quarterback can have a tough ti...

    Blog | July 16, 2010
  15. Five greatest draft classes since 1967

    Mike Sando

    The 1983 NFL draft might have been the best of the modern era even without Hall of Fame quarterbacks John Elway, Jim Kelly or Dan Marino. It was that good. "I think if you asked each guy to a man, in particular the Hall of Fame guys, there has ...

    Blog | April 16, 2010
  16. Showcase game for 49ers' Vernon Davis

    Mike Sando

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Vernon Davis has more touchdown receptions than fellow NFC tight ends Tony Gonzalez and Jason Witten combined. Davis averages 12.4 yards per catch, about 2 yards more than Gonzalez or Witten. Davis has the yardage and touchdown...

    Blog | December 14, 2009