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  1. Free-agent signing carries cautionary tale

    Mike Sando

    The Seattle Seahawks' recent signing of free-agent defensive tackle Michael Bennett comes with an instructive backstory. The story illustrates how NFL teams come to regret well-intentioned roster moves that appear shortsighted in retrospect. Im...

    Blog | March 17, 2013
  2. 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
  3. Around the NFC West: Awards stacking up

    Mike Sando

    Around the NFC West: Jan. 4, 2013 Arizona Cardinals Somers: No Reid, coach search Bickley: Whiffed on Reid, Peyton Urban: Haley in mix, roster look Weinfuss: Players await word St. Louis Rams Thomas: R...

    Blog | January 04, 2013
  4. Kalil shines, but Rams have other needs

    Mike Sando

    INDIANAPOLIS -- USC tackle Matt Kalil validated his athletic credentials with a fast 40-yard time at the NFL scouting combine Saturday. Kalil, listed by some as a candidate for St. Louis with the second choice in the 2012 draft, unofficially neede...

    Blog | February 25, 2012
  5. Mailbag: Super Bowl play recalled 49ers

    Mike Sando

    Greg from Seattle thought Victor Cruz's first-quarter non-fumble in the Super Bowl, rendered irrelevant by a penalty for 12 men on the field, resembled the forward-progress call involving Ahmad Bradshaw that hurt San Francisco during the 49ers' game...

    Blog | February 06, 2012
  6. Thoughts on Kennedy and 2012 Hall class

    Mike Sando

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Thirteen modern-era NFL players were finalists for enshrinement Saturday in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Only one was named offensive or defensive player of the year during his career. That was the Seattle Seahawks' Cortez Ken...

    Blog | February 04, 2012
  7. Where NFL teams rank in line continuity

    Mike Sando

    NFL teams strive for continuity along their offensive lines. Seattle Seahawks fans remember the five players largely responsible for their team's Super Bowl appearance following the 2005 season. Left tackle Walter Jones, left guard Steve Hutchinso...

    Blog | December 01, 2011
  8. Challenging the 49ers' divisional dominance

    Mike Sando

    The San Francisco 49ers have changed head coaches and coordinators multiple times in recent years, but there has been at least one constant. The team keeps defeating division opponents at home. The 49ers have won their last seven NFC West games...

    Blog | September 11, 2011
  9. Around the NFC West: Peterson's progress

    Mike Sando

    Bob McManaman of the Arizona Republic says the Cardinals continue to take things slowly with Patrick Peterson even though the first-round pick thinks he's ready to start. Coach Ken Whisenhunt: "I'm glad we still have more time before the regular seas...

    Blog | August 31, 2011
  10. Seeking a 40 time for Walter Jones statue

    Mike Sando

    Walter Jones was the best player on the best teams in Seattle Seahawks history. In my view, there wasn't a close second on those mid-2000s teams even though quite a few players reached Pro Bowls. One, Shaun Alexander, was league MVP. It's fitti...

    Blog | August 30, 2011
  11. Weekend wrap: Tillman, Gore, camps, more

    Mike Sando

    Wrapping up what reports suggest will be the final locked out weekend in the NFL this summer: Current NFC West franchises can claim ties to seven of the 16 players enshrined in the College Football Hall of Fame this weekend. The seven: Pat Tillma...

    Blog | July 17, 2011
  12. Around the NFC West: Free agency chatter

    Mike Sando

    Tim Kawakami of the San Jose Mercury News says the 49ers will not be "major players" in free agency following the lockout, according to general manager Trent Baalke. Baalke: "Just because somebody goes out, makes a lot of acquisitions, doesn't mean a...

    Blog | July 15, 2011
  13. Around the NFC West: Largent or Jones?

    Mike Sando

    Clare Farnsworth of seahawks.com offers more thoughts on Steve Largent and Walter Jones in asking fans to name the best player in franchise history. Both were highly consistent and among the very best at their positions. Both had longevity. I would g...

    Blog | July 12, 2011
  14. Around the NFC West: Fitzgerald's future

    Mike Sando

    Darren Urban of azcardinals.com sizes up the team's wide receivers. Who will start opposite Larry Fitzgerald? It might not be Steve Breaston. Urban: "That's because Breaston is likely to end up as a free agent, and his return is cloudy. It could well...

    Blog | July 11, 2011
  15. Hutchinson, the Hall and solace for Seattle

    Mike Sando

    Just what Seattle Seahawks fans want to read: a piece from NFC North blogger Kevin Seifert analyzing Steve Hutchinson's prospects for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Hutchinson I might have to consider a piece asking whether anyone at ...

    Blog | July 01, 2011
  16. Where NFC West left tackles stack up

    Mike Sando

    Walter Jones and Orlando Pace once gave the NFC West two Pro Bowl-caliber left tackles. The current crop isn't lacking for talent. OkungAll four starters were drafted among the first 33 overall choices. None has done enough to figure prominentl...

    Blog | June 13, 2011