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  1. Little precedent for Seahawks' Wilson

    Mike Sando

    Five rookies are scheduled to start at quarterback in Week 1 this season. The NFL has previously had no more than two rookie starters at QB on opening day since the 1970 merger, ESPN Stats & Information notes. Seattle's Russell Wilson isn't...

    Blog | August 27, 2012
  2. Around the NFC West: Beason vs. Smith

    Mike Sando

    Alex Smith's comments referencing Cam Newton, featured here and elsewhere, have caught the Carolina Panthers' attention. Perhaps they have been overblown. Smith isn't the type to talk trash or disrespect an opponent. He did seem to cross a line wh...

    Blog | May 25, 2012
  3. 2011 Cardinals Week 1: Five observations

    Mike Sando

    Five things I noticed while watching the Arizona Cardinals defeat the Carolina Panthers, 28-21, in Week 1: Cardinals left guard Daryn Colledge putting Panthers linebacker James Anderson on roller skates and driving him straight backward into the...

    Blog | September 13, 2011
  4. From Beanie Wells to DeAngelo Williams

    Mike Sando

    Beanie Wells' comments to The Fan AM 1060 suggest he understands the urgency he faces heading into his third NFL season. Wells, generally promising as an Arizona Cardinals rookie in 2009, never got going after suffering a knee injury during the 20...

    Blog | June 16, 2011
  5. Which NFL teams draft for defense early

    Mike Sando

    Ray Horton is the Arizona Cardinals' third defensive coordinator since Ken Whisenhunt became head coach in 2007. He inherits a defense that has struggled despite significant investments. Arizona has used six first- and second-round choices for ...

    Blog | April 27, 2011
  6. Around the NFC West: 49ers to watch QB

    Mike Sando

    Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee says the 49ers plan to attend a private workout for Nevada quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Barrows: "The 6-5, 225-pound Kaepernick has the strongest arm of any quarterback in this draft, and he led the Wolf Pack to a ...

    Blog | March 16, 2011
  7. Around the NFC West: Gore's prognosis

    Mike Sando

    Matt Maiocco of says the 49ers scheduled additional tests for running back Frank Gore's fractured hip even though they do not anticipate any career-threatening complications. Maiocco: "The 49ers promoted running back DeShawn Wynn to th...

    Blog | December 01, 2010
  8. Need a yard? Call Rams, not Seahawks

    Mike Sando

    Seattle Seahawks receiver Mike Williams entered Week 12 ranked third among NFL players with 16 third-down receptions for first downs. Playing without Williams made it tougher for Seattle to sustain drives Sunday. The team's continuing failures in ...

    Blog | November 29, 2010
  9. You called it: Fearless predictions (Week 8)

    Mike Sando

    Two funky final scores and Carolina's first victory of the season stumped the field in the "You called it" competition for Week 7. stevem74 had Tampa Bay beating St. Louis by an unusual 22-10 margin, but that was the final score for Seattle's vict...

    Blog | October 27, 2010
  10. Silver linings: 49ers at Panthers

    Mike Sando

    The facts: The 49ers fell to 1-6 with a 23-20 road defeat to the Carolina Panthers in Week 7. The upside: Even the worst defeats tend to feature a bright spot or two. Frank Gore has reached 100 yards rushing in each of his past two games. Ti...

    Blog | October 25, 2010
  11. Wrap-up: Panthers 23, 49ers 20

    Mike Sando

    Thoughts on the San Francisco 49ers' performance against the Carolina Panthers in Week 7: What it means: Alex Smith no longer has to worry about 49ers fans chanting for backup David Carr. Fans got their wish Sunday when a sprained left shoulder pr...

    Blog | October 24, 2010
  12. No denying Cardinals' makeover

    Mike Sando

    Streeter Lecka/Getty Images Arizona's Larry Fitzgerald added to his season-long highlight reel, catching eight passes for 166 yards in a 33-13 win over the Panthers. Posted by's Mike ...

    Blog | January 11, 2009