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  1. Oakland Raiders to pick No. 4 in 2015 NFL draft

    Bill Williamson

    Seven weeks ago, the Oakland Raiders were strong contenders to get the No. 1 draft pick in 2015. However, the Raiders won three of their final six games to finish 3-13. After losing 47-14 at Denver to end the season, the Raiders secured the No. 4 ...

    Blog | December 28, 2014
  2. Oakland Raiders Pro Bowl primer

    Bill Williamson

    The Pro Bowl teams will be announced 5 p.m. PT Tuesday. Let's take a look at some of the Raiders who could have a chance to be selected. Khalil Mack: The No. 5 overall draft pick has been outstanding. He has been a complete linebacker and has gott...

    Blog | December 23, 2014
  3. Raiders on pace for No. 4 overall draft pick

    Bill Williamson

    Last week, a win cost the Oakland Raiders four spots in the draft. This week, a loss to Kansas City moved up the Raiders one slot. According to ESPN Stats & Information, the Raiders are on pace to pick fourth in the draft with two games remain...

    Blog | December 15, 2014
  4. Raiders slide in draft-pick chase with big win

    Bill Williamson

    Regional bragging rights came with a price for the Oakland Raiders. The jubilation of a dominant 24-13 win over Bay Area rival San Francisco, for the time being, has some serious draft-pick ramifications for the Raiders. The 2-11 Raiders went from...

    Blog | December 08, 2014
  5. Menelik Watson making big progress at right tackle

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- It appears Menelik Watson will start his third straight game at right tackle. Khalif Barnes is back practicing after missing two games with a quad injury. Still, Watson, a second-round draft pick last year, has played well in Ba...

    Blog | October 23, 2014
  6. Menelik Watson may be ready for another shot

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- When training camp began, the Oakland Raiders were hopeful talented -- but raw -- second-year offensive tackle Menelik Watson would be ready to take over as a starter. However, the 2013 second-round draft pick was slowed by a la...

    Blog | October 09, 2014
  7. Khalil Mack hopes to help Raiders' struggles on run defense

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Khalil Mack prides himself on stopping the run. While the No. 5 overall draft pick is known for his ability as a pass-rusher, Mack loves getting dirty and stopping the run. It kills him that the 0-2 Oakland Raiders have struggle...

    Blog | September 18, 2014
  8. Khalil Mack has best two days of practice

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- This week might be remembered as the turning point if Khalil Mack ends up producing a monster rookie season. After a so-so first NFL game, the No. 5 overall draft pick kept his head down this week and opened eyes on the coaching...

    Blog | September 11, 2014
  9. Raiders looking for fast impact from Mack

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Khalil Mack is making his NFL debut in four days. What does his defensive coordinator want to see from the No. 5 overall draft pick when the Oakland Raiders play at the New York Jets on Sunday? Urgency. "Khalil, when he goes ...

    Blog | September 03, 2014
  10. TJ Carrie gets look at No. 3 CB

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. - it appears yet another Oakland Raiders draft pick will have a prominent role Sunday when they open the season at the New York Jets. Oakland coach Dennis Allen said seventh-round pick TJ Carrie is in the position to be the No. 3 c...

    Blog | September 02, 2014
  11. 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
  12. Allen has high hopes for Khalil Mack

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Khalil Mack hasn't been dominant yet in the preseason, however Oakland Raiders coach Dennis Allen is not one bit concerned about the No. 5 overall draft pick. There has been some grumbling that the outside linebacker hasn't stoo...

    Blog | August 19, 2014
  13. San Francisco 49ers RB Marcus Lattimore nears end of long road ba...

    Bill Williamson

    Niners running back Marcus Lattimore's long road back from a devastating knee injury, one he hasn't traveled alone, is nearing the end, writes Bill Williamson.

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2014
  14. Chat wrap: Why drafting WR is vital

    Bill Williamson

    Here are highlights from our San Francisco 49ers' chat, which was held earlier Thursday: Hunter from Mapleton, PA.: Would Clemson QB Tajh Boyd be a good fit with the 49ers, do u think they will use a draft pick on him or sign him as an undrafted f...

    Blog | February 20, 2014
  15. Change is likely at receiver

    Bill Williamson

    One of the San Francisco 49ers' top need positions is wide receiver. There's a strong chance the team could use their first draft pick on the position. Let's take a look at their 2013 receivers and where they stand moving forward: Michael Crabt...

    Blog | January 28, 2014
  16. Questions surround cornerback in 2014

    Bill Williamson

    The cornerback position was one of the San Francisco 49ers' more evolving, fascinating positions in 2013 and promises to be interesting as the team builds its 2014 roster. It wouldn't be a surprise if the 49ers use a high draft pick to develop a y...

    Blog | January 25, 2014