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  1. Perhaps Pryor can still help Raiders after all

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- In April, the Oakland Raiders decided quarterback Terrelle Pryor couldn't help them any longer and traded him to the Seattle Seahawks for a seventh-round draft pick. Four months later, the Raiders believe that the strong-legged,...

    Blog | August 27, 2014
  2. Does Graham ruling affect Davis, 49ers?

    Bill Williamson

    An NFL arbitrator made a landmark ruling Wednesday, saying the New Orleans Saints can pay Jimmy Graham as a tight end under the franchise tag rules and not as a wide receiver. How will this affect Vernon Davis? It won't very much, I believe. Da...

    Blog | July 02, 2014
  3. Full 49ers' mock draft

    Bill Williamson

    Here is my seven-round prediction for the San Francisco 49ers' draft. No, I do not have any confidence I'm getting this correct. But I am going to project a trade since I don't believe they're going to keep all 11 picks. I think I will at least b...

    Blog | May 08, 2014
  4. How Chris Cook could affect 49ers' defense

    Bill Williamson

    It's probably not accurate to believe the San Francisco 49ers are going all in with Chris Cook and the one-high safety scheme. After all, Cook signed a one-year deal worth the veteran minimum with no guaranteed money. If he was going to be the cen...

    Blog | March 21, 2014
  5. Market might set up well for Tarell Brown

    Bill Williamson

    Tarell Brown tweeted Sunday morning about getting a massage and of his plan to barbecue. Brown has reason to be in a festive mood. There is reason to believe the cornerback market will be robust in free agency a year after the market struggled. Gr...

    Blog | March 09, 2014
  6. 49ers' mock draft

    Bill Williamson

    Now that the San Francisco 49ers' season is over, we will occasionally do a mock draft for their first round pick. The 49ers will have the 30th pick in the first round. I truly believe the 49ers will (and should) trade up in the first round. They ...

    Blog | January 23, 2014
  7. What is Mario Manningham's future

    Bill Williamson

    The news the San Francisco 49ers have put receiver Mario Manningham on the injured reserve spurs this question: Has Manningham played his last down with the 49ers? Yes, I believe he has. It is not out of the question that Manningham returns in ...

    Blog | December 27, 2013
  8. 49ers gets some expert-pick love

    Bill Williamson

    The experts have spoken and the San Francisco 49ers are getting some respect. Two of 12 panelists believe the 49ers will take it a step further and win the Super Bowl. Only four of the panelists think the 49ers will win the NFC West over Seattle, ...

    Blog | September 04, 2013
  9. Chargers like D.J. Fluker at RT

    Bill Williamson

    SAN DIEGO -- There have has been some talk that perhaps San Diego first-round pick D.J. Fluker could be moved to guard. ESPN's Matt Williamson is among those who believe it would be in the Chargers' best interest to move Fluker from right tackle t...

    Blog | June 12, 2013
  10. Manti Te'o doesn't need protecting

    Bill Williamson

    SAN DIEGO -- I understand why the San Diego Chargers are trying to protect Manti Te'o from the media onslaught as the polarizing rookie begins his NFL career. However, after watching the kid handle the spotlight on Tuesday, I don't believe the org...

    Blog | June 11, 2013
  11. Eight in the Box: Rookie eye-catchers

    Bill Williamson

    A first-year player who has turned heads in OTAs/minicamps: Denver: Running back Montee Ball. When Denver took the Wisconsin workhorse late in the second round, it had big designs for him. However, I believe after getting him into their camp, the ...

    Blog | June 07, 2013
  12. AFC West notes

    Bill Williamson

    Is former Oakland bust JaMarcus Russell on his way back to the NFL? reports there is considerable interest in Russell, who is attempting a comeback after being cut by the Raiders three years ago. My take: I'll believe it when I see it. ...

    Blog | May 29, 2013
  13. Should we believe the Tyler Wilson hype?

    Bill Williamson

    The media praise is high for Tyler Wilson in Oakland. Yes, he had a good rookie camp. He could be a promising prospect. But here's my advice: Let's wait to see him in training camp and in the preseason and, just as importantly, let's wait and see ...

    Blog | May 13, 2013
  14. Broncos believe in Ronnie Hillman

    Bill Williamson

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Lost in the Denver Broncos' disappointment of their playoff loss to Baltimore was the maturation of rookie running back Ronnie Hillman in the game. After Knowshon Moreno was injured, Hillman, a third-round pick, took over and rushe...

    Blog | February 21, 2013
  15. Rookie QBs get the memo

    Bill Williamson

    It appears the 2013 rookie quarterback class has become a buyer's market. Thus, none of the incoming rookies believe they are in a position of strength as the draft evaluation process begins in earnest. There have been reports in the past two d...

    Blog | February 12, 2013
  16. Mailbag: Carson Palmer's future

    Bill Williamson

    Weekend mail call: Andy from Dayton, Ohio, wants to know if I think Carson Palmer will be a Raider next year. Bill Williamson: I do believe he will be back. He turns 33 next month and I'm not sure he is the long-term answer, but for the time be...

    Blog | December 01, 2012