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  1. 49ers avoid the trap and cruise again

    Bill Williamson

    TAMPA, Fla. -- If they didn't already have enough warning signs, the San Francisco 49ers had one more reason to be leery the night before they boarded their cross-country trip when the Denver Broncos, arguably the best team in football, stumbled a...

    Blog | December 15, 2013
  2. Sid Gillman is No. 18 all-time coach

    Bill Williamson

    Former San Diego Chargers coach Sid Gillman is No. 18 on ESPN's list of all-time NFL coaches. He coached the Chargers from 1960-71. The Chargers won five division titles and one league championship in the first six years of the American Football L...

    Blog | May 25, 2013
  3. Raising red flags in the AFC West

    Bill Williamson

    The Football Outsiders offer their post-draft red-flag areas for each AFC West team. Let's review. Denver Broncos Red flag: Middle linebacker My thoughts: It is a potential problem. But the Broncos feel like they will find a suitable option f...

    Blog | May 09, 2013
  4. NFLPA targets Chargers' doctor

    Bill Williamson

    There is new football leadership in San Diego. The NFL Player's Association now wants new medical leadership there. According to U-T San Diego, NFLPA leaders called for the Chargers to replace Dr. David Choa. He has been under fire in the past. NF...

    Blog | January 31, 2013
  5. Meet Tom Telesco

    Bill Williamson

    New gig: Telesco is the new general manager of the San Diego Chargers. Age: 40 Previous job: Telesco was the Indianapolis Colts vice president of football operations in 2012 and he spent 15 seasons with the organization. Telesco served as direc...

    Blog | January 09, 2013
  6. Moving on: San Diego Chargers

    Bill Williamson

    Here are some areas the San Diego Chargers need to focus on after a 31-13 home win against Kansas City on Thursday night: Recap: The Chargers looked like a good football team Thursday night. Yes, they beat the 1-7 Chiefs. But it doesn't matter. Th...

    Blog | November 02, 2012
  7. Schefter: Mathews likely not to play at Oakland

    Bill Williamson

    ESPN's Adam Schefter said on "SportsCenter" on Tuesday that the San Diego Chargers are not expecting running back Ryan Mathews to play Monday night at Oakland on ESPN's "Monday Night Football." Schefter said no final decision has been made. That t...

    Blog | September 04, 2012
  8. Chargers RB Ryan Mathews takes big step

    Bill Williamson

    Ryan Mathews has vowed to be ready to play when the San Diego Chargers open the season at Oakland on ESPN's "Monday Night Football" on Sept. 10. Monday, Mathews took a big step toward reaching his goal. U-T San Diego reported that the promising ru...

    Blog | September 03, 2012
  9. AFC West: More or Less

    Bill Williamson

    After running the numbers, pro football writer John Clayton arrived at a win total for every team in the division for 2012. Is the figure too high, too low or spot on? DENVER BRONCOS: I'm not surprised Clayton has Denver pegged to win the...

    Blog | June 19, 2012
  10. San Diego Chargers schedule analysis

    Bill Williamson

    Breakdown: The Chargers will be on "Monday Night Football" twice. They open the season at Oakland in the second game of a Monday night doubleheader. The Chargers must get used to playing in prime time. They have five night games and they come early i...

    Blog | April 17, 2012
  11. Chiefs looking for rare standings logjam

    Bill Williamson

    The Kansas City Chiefs have a chance to make some NFL history on Monday night. The Oakland Raiders are rooting for them. For the record, the San Diego Chargers are not. If the Chiefs beat visiting San Diego on ESPN's "Monday Night Football," th...

    Blog | October 27, 2011
  12. Jaws, Gruden think Chargers ready for big run

    Bill Williamson

    The "Monday Night Football" crew held a conference call earlier Wednesday. Some AFC West topics were broached. Let's take a look at some highlights: Q. Jon, I want to talk about one of your favorite divisions and Jaws too, the AFC West. San Diego ...

    Blog | August 31, 2011
  13. Chargers, Chiefs react to new CBA

    Bill Williamson

    The statements keep coming in about the end of the NFL lockout. Here is what San Diego Chargers owner Dean Spanos had to say: I couldn't be happier to put this behind us and get back to football. I can't wait for the football season start. I r...

    Blog | July 25, 2011
  14. Sound-off: Rivers and HOF

    Bill Williamson

    In my July 8 column, we looked at San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers' chances of getting inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The experts I spoke to and the statistics Rivers has compiled so far suggest that he is on his way to b...

    Blog | July 19, 2011
  15. Gates getting healthy during lockout

    Bill Williamson

    San Diego Chargers' star tight end Antonio Gates is putting a positive spin on the lockout. Gates, who dealt with several injuries last season and ended up on the injured reserve, told Pro Football Weekly the extended lockout has allowed him to heal....

    Blog | July 09, 2011
  16. The home of playoff chokers?

    Bill Williamson

    If the fine folks at Football Outsiders have anything to do with it, the AFC West would adopt this slogan: Welcome to the AFC West, where we choke in the postseason. In the latest installment of their Insider series, the Football Outsider...

    Blog | June 14, 2011