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  1. Bowman makes late add to Candlestick lore

    Bill Williamson

    SAN FRANCISCO - Was Candlestick Park really going to go out with the San Francisco 49ers dropping the ball? The venerable old cement block's signature moment was Dwight Clark securing "The Catch." But Candlestick was in danger of its final act ...

    Blog | December 24, 2013
  2. Jonathan Goodwin mulls future

    Bill Williamson

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- There is a chance this will be Jonathan Goodwin's final season with the San Francisco 49ers. If so, his teammates are sending him out the right way. Goodwin has been voted the team's recipient of the Ed Block Courage award, ...

    Blog | December 20, 2013
  3. About Aldon Smith's future

    Bill Williamson

    In an Insider piece, ESPN analyst Bill Polian writes that Aldon Smith is one of the premier building blocks in the NFL. The question heading into the offseason is, do the San Francisco 49ers feel the same way? Smith is set to be a free agent in...

    Blog | December 10, 2013
  4. Is outside receiver help answer for 49ers?

    Bill Williamson

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- It's a natural question: Could the San Francisco 49ers show interest in Cleveland receiver Josh Gordon? Gordon is a talented receiver who is reportedly on the trading block. The 49ers have a big hole at the position and a su...

    Blog | September 23, 2013
  5. Report: Chiefs close to signing Fasano*

    Bill Williamson

    USA Today is reporting the Kansas City Chiefs are close to signing tight end Anthony Fasano. Fasano, 28, had 41 catches with Miami last season. He is considered a solid second tight end. He has good hands and blocks well. The Chiefs' starter is To...

    Blog | March 12, 2013
  6. AFC West Stock Watch

    Bill Williamson

    FALLING The San Diego Chargers offense: The quarterback (who, in all fairness, didn't turn the ball over in Week 12) can't hold onto the ball. The line can't block. The running backs can't gain yardage. The receivers can't get open and the star ti...

    Blog | November 28, 2012
  7. Father guided Willie Roaf to Hall of Fame

    Bill Williamson

    It was as sure as a Willie Roaf pancake block. At halftime of every high school game in Pine Bluff, Ark., as Roaf's team would head to the locker room, there would stand Clifton Roaf, giving words of encouragement to his son. "His dad was a dri...

    Blog | August 01, 2012
  8. Raiders regular-season wrap-up

    Bill Williamson

    Arrow indicates direction team is trending. Final Power Ranking: 17 Preseason Power Ranking: 22 Biggest surprise: The Raiders' young receivers emerged. The group is a bright spot of the team and will be a strong building block for the future. ...

    Blog | January 04, 2012
  9. AFC West Pro Bowl analysis

    Bill Williamson

    Perfect sense: Kansas City might be in last place, but linebackers Derrick Johnson and Tamba Hali are top-level players. They both deserve this honor. They are building-block players on a young defense. Johnson is a tackling machine, and Hali, who ha...

    Blog | December 27, 2011
  10. Fire sale in Denver?

    Bill Williamson

    It could be an interesting 48 hours in Denver. ESPN's Adam Schefter and Chris Mortensen are reporting that receiver Eddie Royal joins receiver Brandon Lloyd on the trading block. The trade deadline is Tuesday. Both players are free agents at th...

    Blog | October 16, 2011
  11. Expect Lloyd trade chatter to continue

    Bill Williamson

    There has been talk of Denver Broncos Pro Bowl receiver Brandon Lloyd being on the trade block for days. We discussed it in our AFC West chat Thursday. LloydIt will remain a topic until Tuesday's trade deadline. The Denver Post reported the Bronco...

    Blog | October 14, 2011
  12. Vincent Jackson won't be a stumbling block

    Bill Williamson

    It appears Vincent Jackson will not get any new financial benefit from a new CBA, nor will he hold up an agreement for the rest of the NFL players. It has been reported several times this week that Jackson and New England guard Logan Mankins were ...

    Blog | July 21, 2011
  13. Chaz Schilens may need surgery

    Bill Williamson

    It seems the promising career of Oakland receiver Chaz Schilens may have hit another road block. Oakland coach Tom Cable told reporters Monday that Schilens may need an arthroscopic knee surgery and that he is seeing a specialist Monday. Cable sai...

    Blog | August 23, 2010
  14. Denver and San Diego headlines

    Bill Williamson

    Denver Broncos The Denver Post reports Kyle Orton is not on the trading block. My take: That makes sense. There isn't a need to trade Orton unless there was a huge offer for him. I don't see that happening. Denver needs Orton right now. Until T...

    Blog | May 23, 2010
  15. Let's chat about the combine

    Bill Williamson

    INDIANAPOLIS -- I'm here for the NFL combine, but we will squeeze in a half-hour block to chat about the happenings at the combine, the upcoming free-agency period and how it pertains to the AFC West. We'll chat from 2-2:30 p.m. ET Thursday. I loo...

    Blog | February 25, 2010
  16. Midday AFC West notes

    Bill Williamson

    Brian Dawkins has made quite an impact in his first season in Denver both on and off the field. Known as one of the most inspirational players in the NFL, the former longtime Eagle was named the Broncos' Ed Block Courage award winner by his Denver...

    Blog | December 29, 2009