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  1. Poll results: Benjamin right WR at 30

    Bill Williamson

    Our poll question this week was if the San Francisco 49ers take a wide receiver at No 30. It was a close vote, but as of 12:10 p.m. ET, the winner in the vote is Florida State's massive pass-catcher Kelvin Benjamin, earning 31 percent of the vote....

    Blog | May 07, 2014
  2. My 49ers mock pick explained

    Bill Williamson

    We held our NFL Nation mock draft this week on ESPN.com and on SportsCenter. I took Florida State receiver Kelvin Benjamin for the 49ers at No. 30. But that was not my intention. I tried to trade up. I tried a lot. Spanning picks 15-28, I made ...

    Blog | May 07, 2014
  3. Thoughts on McShays mock change

    Bill Williamson

    In an Insider piece, ESPN draft analyst Todd McShay changed several of his picks in the first round. The pick for the San Francisco 49ers was one of the changes McShay made . He previously had the 49ers taking Florida State receiver Kelvin Benjami...

    Blog | May 05, 2014
  4. 49ers eye another recovering prospect

    Bill Williamson

    In sticking to their scouting character, the San Francisco 49ers were one of 17 teams present Thursday at the pro day of talented but often injured Florida defensive lineman Dominique Easley. Easley is coming off his second torn ACL at Florida. Hi...

    Blog | April 17, 2014
  5. Raiders ink Menelik Watson

    Bill Williamson

    The Oakland Raiders have signed second-round pick Menelik Watson. The tackle from Florida State was the final second-round pick to sign in the NFL. It is important that he got signed before the beginning of Oakland's camp. The Raiders' first pract...

    Blog | July 24, 2013
  6. Revisiting fourth round of 2010 draft

    Bill Williamson

    A couple of week ago, both the Oakland Raiders and the San Diego Chargers could have been criticized for not taking Aaron Hernandez. Both teams passed on the Florida product in the fourth round of the 2010 draft. The talented Hernandez was conside...

    Blog | June 26, 2013
  7. Denver Broncos draft options

    Bill Williamson

    Let's take a look at some possible targets of the Denver Broncos, who have the No. 28 pick in the April 25-27 draft: Tank Carradine, defensive end, Florida State Why is he a top prospect? He has tremendous pass-rush burst and great college fil...

    Blog | April 20, 2013
  8. Kiper Jr. foresees big AFC West draft trades

    Bill Williamson

    Mel Kiper Jr. is getting busy playing general manager and making trades (two involving AFC West teams) in a new three-round mock draft in an Insider piece . Let's take a look: Denver Rd. 1 (28) CB Xavier Rhodes, Florida St. Rd. 2 (58) DE Dam...

    Blog | April 17, 2013
  9. Oakland's path to Flynn gets a bit clearer

    Bill Williamson

    The Florida Times-Union reports the Jacksonville Jaguars will not be trading for Seattle quarterback Matt Flynn. The Jaguars were reportedly the most interested team in getting the Seattle backup quarterback. Oakland and Buffalo are also reportedl...

    Blog | March 28, 2013
  10. Chiefs taking a look at Sharrif Floyd

    Bill Williamson

    The Kansas City Chiefs' college tour has hit Gainesville, Fla., as ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the team's brass is working out Florida defensive lineman Sharrif Floyd on Monday. The Chiefs have the No. 1 overall pick in April's NFL draft and are ...

    Blog | March 25, 2013
  11. Kiper offers his choices for top of draft

    Bill Williamson

    It's a big draft day at ESPN.com. Along with Todd McShay's latest mock draft , Mel Kiper offers his newest big board . There is a new name atop the board. Kiper has Florida defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd at No. 1. Floyd is a great athlete who has ...

    Blog | March 06, 2013
  12. Does Sharrif Floyd make sense for Chiefs?

    Bill Williamson

    Perhaps no draft prospect is rising up the NFL draft boards faster than Florida defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd. He is a great athlete, he is coming off a great combine and teams think he can be the next great difference maker on the defensive line...

    Blog | March 04, 2013
  13. Mailbag: Steve Breaston's future

    Bill Williamson

    Mid-week mail call: Shawn from Ames, Iowa, wants to know if I think the Chiefs could take Florida State quarterback E.J. Manuel in the second round. Bill Williamson: We will have to see how Manuel performs at the combine later this month and at...

    Blog | February 06, 2013
  14. Manti Te'o a Bronco? They should hope

    Bill Williamson

    I've seen several mock drafts that have the Denver Broncos linked to Notre Dame middle linebacker Manti Te'o with the No. 28 pick in the first round. On Monday, I presented my second AFC West mock draft. I have Denver taking Florida State cornerba...

    Blog | January 29, 2013
  15. John Fox talks from the owners meetings

    Bill Williamson

    Thanks to the Broncos' PR staff for sending out a transcript from coach John Fox's media session at the owners meetings in Florida on Monday. Let's look at some of the highlights (you can guess what was the focus of the session): On Peyton Manning...

    Blog | March 27, 2012
  16. Meyer: Success up to team, not just Tebow

    Bill Williamson

    Tim Tebow's coach at Florida, Urban Meyer, has long defended his former quarterback. Now, that Tebow is the starting quarterback in Denver, Meyer is putting the pressure more on the Broncos as a team than on Tebow himself. In a radio interview ...

    Blog | October 13, 2011