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  1. 49ers perfect spot for Jonathan Martin

    Bill Williamson

    Jonathan Martin tweeted Tuesday night that he appreciated getting another NFL opportunity. I'm sure he realizes this is his best chance at a comeback. If the talented, embattled offensive tackle is going to salvage his career, it will be in San...

    Blog | March 11, 2014
  2. AFC West gets ESPY consideration

    Bill Williamson

    ESPN has released its nominees for the annual ESPY awards. There is an AFC West presence on the list. Denver quarterback Peyton Manning is a nominee for NFL player of the year and the overall best comeback. Manning was the NFL's comeback player...

    Blog | June 27, 2013
  3. AFC West notes

    Bill Williamson

    Is former Oakland bust JaMarcus Russell on his way back to the NFL? NFL.com 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
  4. Fox expects Manning to be even healthier

    Bill Williamson

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Peyton Manning clearly proved he was able to come back from the four neck surgeries that kept him out of the 2011 season, leading Denver to a 13-3 record, being named the NFL Comeback Player of the Year, and finishing as the runner-up...

    Blog | February 21, 2013
  5. Russell comeback: It won't be easy

    Bill Williamson

    So, JaMarcus Russell says he wants to play in the NFL again. Good for him. It doesn't mean he will. Russell has big obstacles in front of him before securing an NFL contract. Russell, the No. 1 pick of the 2007 draft, and considered one of the ...

    Blog | January 23, 2013
  6. Fans tab Peyton Manning to Hawaii

    Bill Williamson

    Peyton Manning's comeback has caught the imagination of the NFL fan. Fan voting for the Pro Bowl -- the team will be announced Wednesday night, 7 ET -- closed this week. In his first season with Denver, Manning was the leading vote getter in the N...

    Blog | December 20, 2012
  7. Broncos have stranglehold on division

    Bill Williamson

    DENVER -- Can we see a wild comeback in the AFC West? Well, yes -- a wild comeback earlier this season is what led to such a drastic separation in the division standings heading into the final six weeks of the season. That one great comeback will ...

    Blog | November 18, 2012
  8. Manning-Peterson Twitter debate

    Bill Williamson

    Peyton Manning or Adrian Peterson? Who is more deserving of the NFL comeback player of the year award (and perhaps MVP)? NFC North blogger Kevin Seifert (@ESPN_NFCNblog) and myself (@ESPN_AFCWest) will debate the topic 11 a.m. ET Wednesday on Twit...

    Blog | November 14, 2012
  9. Raiders almost deliver magical comeback

    Bill Williamson

    OAKLAND -- It was all there for the Oakland Raiders. They could have erased an 18-point fourth-quarter deficit. They could have won their second straight home game after being behind by double digits in the second half. They could have won their t...

    Blog | November 04, 2012
  10. Denver-bound

    Bill Williamson

    I am headed to Denver for Sunday night's Broncos-New Orleans game. The Saints offense is flying high and the Broncos have huge momentum after their incredible comeback win at San Diego in Week 6 prior to the bye. It should be a fun evening as Peyt...

    Blog | October 28, 2012
  11. Honors flow in for Peyton Manning

    Bill Williamson

    When you engineer a colossal comeback, you tend to get noticed. Thus, it is no surprise that the accolades are flowing in for Peyton Manning. The Broncos announced that the NFL has named Manning the AFC Offensive Player of the Week for his perf...

    Blog | October 17, 2012
  12. Moving on: Oakland Raiders

    Bill Williamson

    Here are some areas the Oakland Raiders need to focus on after a 34-31 home win over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday: Recap: The Raiders won their first game of the season after an impressive fourth-quarter comeback. According to ESPN Stats &amp...

    Blog | September 24, 2012
  13. Moving on: Kansas City Chiefs

    Bill Williamson

    Here are some areas the Kansas City Chiefs need to focus on after a 27-24 overtime road win at New Orleans on Sunday: Recap: The Chiefs may have saved their season with this comeback victory. According to ESPN Stats & Information, Kansas City had ...

    Blog | September 24, 2012
  14. Defensive keys for Denver

    Bill Williamson

    It was all about Peyton Manning last week when he enjoyed a masterful debut as a Denver Bronco in a 31-19 home win over Pittsburgh. Manning's comeback overshadowed a strong performance by a Denver defense that continues to improve. But we need to ...

    Blog | September 15, 2012
  15. Was Peyton Manning ever gone?

    Bill Williamson

    DENVER -- Just another fourth-quarter comeback for the Denver Broncos. That Tim Tebow is something else. Wait, scratch that. We've moved beyond Tebow. Much different quarterback, same late heroics for Denver. But I'm sure the Broncos feel much ...

    Blog | September 10, 2012
  16. Crunch time in Denver

    Bill Williamson

    DENVER -- Does Peyton Manning have a fourth-quarter comeback in him in his first game with the Denver Broncos? The Steelers just took the lead in this tremendous game with a touchdown. Pittsburgh missed the two-point conversion and lead Denver 19-...

    Blog | September 09, 2012