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  1. Not too early to consider 0-16 a possibility for Raiders

    Bill Williamson

    CLEVELAND -- The parade of mistakes began early Sunday as the Oakland Raiders officially dropped into the danger zone near the most miserable place in NFL history. From an interception on a fake field goal on the game's opening drive to a lost fum...

    Blog | October 26, 2014
  2. NFL honors Phil Dawson again

    Bill Williamson

    When Phil Dawson's consecutive field goal streak of 27 ended with a 24-yard missed field goal, the NFC Player of the Week seemed farfetched. However, the 38-year-old Dawson went from unexpected goat to 49ers savior by hitting a 56-yard field goal ...

    Blog | December 31, 2013
  3. Phil Dawson giving 49ers what they need

    Bill Williamson

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Phil Dawson missed both of his field-goal attempts when the San Francisco 49ers played at St. Louis in Week 4. That was the last time he missed. Dawson will head into the 49ers' home game against the Rams on Sunday on a bi...

    Blog | November 27, 2013
  4. Rapid Reaction: Ravens 38, Broncos 35, OT

    Bill Williamson

    DENVER -- A look at a classic AFC divisional playoff game, won 38-35 by the Baltimore Ravens in the second overtime: What it means: The Denver Broncos' season is over. Ravens rookie Justin Tucker connected on a field goal 1 minute, 42 seconds into...

    Blog | January 12, 2013
  5. Broncos jump out to early lead

    Bill Williamson

    BALTIMORE -- The Denver Broncos have started slow often this season. That hasn't been a problem Sunday. In a pivotal AFC game, Denver has jumped out to a 10-0 lead at Baltimore. After settling for a field goal in the red zone early, the Broncos...

    Blog | December 16, 2012
  6. NFL honors Matt Prater

    Bill Williamson

    Matt Prater didn't kick a game-winning field goal Sunday. He didn't need to. His Denver Broncos smoked the Oakland Raiders, 37-6. Still, Prater found a way to contribute in the blowout by dominating every time his foot hit the ball, and that's why...

    Blog | October 03, 2012
  7. Steelers strike first

    Bill Williamson

    DENVER -- If Peyton Manning is going to win his first game as a Denver Bronco, he will have to do it with a comeback. The Pittsburgh Steelers struck first with a short field goal to take a 3-0 lead with 10:10 remaining in the first half. Denver...

    Blog | September 09, 2012
  8. Observation deck: Broncos-Cardinals

    Bill Williamson

    A look at the Broncos' 16-13 victory Thursday night at Arizona: It was a night for the backups for the Broncos in a game that Arizona coach Ken Whisenhunt decided to tie with a short, final-minute field goal instead of going for it and ending the ...

    Blog | August 31, 2012
  9. 'What if' game relevant in AFC West

    Bill Williamson

    The AFC West was the tightest division in the NFL in 2011. The Broncos, Raiders and Chargers finished 8-8 with Denver prevailing as the division winner via a tiebreaker. Kansas City was a game behind at 7-9. The Chiefs were a blocked field goal at...

    Blog | April 03, 2012
  10. Matt Prater honored

    Bill Williamson

    Denver kicker Matt Prater was named the AFC special teams player of the month for December. He was 5-of-6 on field-goal tries in the month and he made both of his attempts from 50-plus yards. Both of those field goals came late in an overtime win ...

    Blog | January 05, 2012
  11. Seymour swats his way to honor

    Bill Williamson

    The Oakland Raiders announced Pro Bowl defensive lineman Richard Seymour has been honored as the AFC special teams player of the week. That's what happens when a player keeps his team in the playoff hunt. Seymour blocked two 49-yard field goal att...

    Blog | December 27, 2011
  12. Oakland Raiders: Moving On

    Bill Williamson

    Here are some areas the Oakland Raiders need to focus on after a 16-13 overtime win at Kansas City on Saturday: Recap: The Raiders beat the Chiefs in overtime on a 36-yard field goal by Sebastian Janikowski. It was a hard-fought game in which the ...

    Blog | December 25, 2011
  13. Wrap-up: Raiders 16, Chiefs 13 (OT)

    Bill Williamson

    A look at a thrilling 16-13 Oakland win: What it means: The Raiders are still alive. The Chiefs are not. When Sebastian Janikowski's 36-yard field goal went through the uprights, the Raiders became 8-7 and tied with Denver for first place in the A...

    Blog | December 24, 2011
  14. NFL honors Matt Prater

    Bill Williamson

    Straight from the not-a-shocker-category, Denver Broncos kicker Matt Prater was named the AFC special teams player of the week for his efforts in the Broncos' 13-10 overtime win over the Chicago Bears. Prater nailed a 59-yard field goal with three...

    Blog | December 13, 2011
  15. Denver Broncos: Moving On

    Bill Williamson

    Here are some areas the Denver Broncos need to focus on after a 35-32 win at the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday: Recap: The Denver Broncos kept rolling with another late victory. Matt Prater kicked the game-winning field goal as time expired. It was ...

    Blog | December 05, 2011
  16. Chargers latest to get 'Tebowed'

    Bill Williamson

    SAN DIEGO -- With Tim Tebow kneeling in prayer and Matt Prater's 37-yard field goal going through the uprights with 74 minutes, 31 seconds expired from the game Sunday, Denver Broncos rookie safety Quinton Carter bolted for the San Diego Chargers' he...

    Blog | November 27, 2011