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  1. Upon Further Review: 49ers Week 14

    Bill Williamson

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- A review of four hot issues from the San Francisco 49ers' 19-17 win over Seattle: Gore comes through: In the previous three games, the San Francisco 49ers' ground game struggled. Sunday, though, it helped fuel the win over t...

    Blog | December 09, 2013
  2. 49ers likely to stick with ground game

    Bill Williamson

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. - The San Francisco 49ers have gotten back on track the past two weeks by being the San Francisco 49ers. Meaning they have run the ball on offense and stopped the run defensively, fueling victories over St. Louis and Houston by...

    Blog | October 11, 2013
  3. Scout's vote goes to Chiefs' ground game

    Bill Williamson

    Our readers think the Oakland Raiders will have a better rushing offense in 2011 than the Kansas City Chiefs by a slight margin. However, our favorite go-to scout Matt Williamson (again, no relation) of Scouts Inc. thinks Kansas City's run game is...

    Blog | August 31, 2011
  4. Raiders sticking to plan to run

    Bill Williamson

    Posted by ESPN.com's Bill Williamson OAKLAND -- The Raiders were expected to rely on the ground game tonight in the season opener against Denver and, so far, there have not been any surprises. Oakland rushed on seven of their first nine plays. Quar...

    Blog | September 08, 2008
  5. Can 49ers run on Panthers?

    Bill Williamson

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- The San Francisco 49ers' offense challenges opponents to stop them on the ground. The Carolina Panthers' defense dares opposing offenses to run on them. The 49ers have won five straight game and the Panthers have won four...

    Blog | November 08, 2013
  6. Ready or not, Chargers, here comes A.P.

    Bill Williamson

    There is some concern in San Diego over the Chargers' run defense because the team struggled to stop the run in the preseason. San Diego was No. 27 in the NFL in run defense, giving up an average of 142.2 yards a game on the ground. The Chargers were...

    Blog | September 07, 2011
  7. Poll: Best running game

    Bill Williamson

    One of the better rivalries in the AFC West is between Kansas City's and Oakland's running games. The Chiefs were No. 1 in the NFL on the ground last season, while Oakland was No. 2. Both teams are expected to have fantastic run games in 2011. The...

    Blog | August 30, 2011
  8. Final Word: AFC West

    Bill Williamson

    Five nuggets of knowledge about Week 12: Raiders need to get running again: It is clear the Raiders' best chance of winning is on the ground. Oakland, which is ranked second in the NFL in rushing yards per game behind Kansas City, was stuffed on t...

    Blog | November 26, 2010
  9. Final Word: AFC West

    Bill Williamson

    Five nuggets of knowledge about Week 9: Running for first place: The race for first place in the AFC West starts on the ground. The best way to win in the NFL is with the running game and that is being proven in the AFC West. Division-leading Kans...

    Blog | November 05, 2010
  10. Final Word: AFC West

    Bill Williamson

    Five nuggets of knowledge about Week 5. Can Chiefs run by the Colts? The Colts have been beaten twice and they have given up big yardage on the ground in both games. That has to excite the Kansas City Chiefs. One of the strengths of Kansas City's ...

    Blog | October 08, 2010
  11. How I See It: AFC West Stock Watch

    Bill Williamson

    FALLING Denver Broncos running game: A season-long issue is getting worse. The Broncos had 19 yards on 20 carries at Tennessee. They are ranked No. 32 in the NFL in rushing. Denver is averaging 2.2 yards per carry and 55 yards on the ground per ga...

    Blog | October 06, 2010
  12. Knowshon Moreno will be a no-show again

    Bill Williamson

    If the Denver Broncos are going to break through on the ground this week in Tennessee, they will have to do it without starting running back Knowshon Moreno. Moreno's disastrous early season is continuing. He will miss his second straight game bec...

    Blog | October 01, 2010
  13. Big miscue by Denver big man

    Bill Williamson

    Posted by ESPN.com's Bill Williamson DENVER -- Memo to Marcus Thomas: Fall down to ground, big fella. Denver had a chance to ice the game against Tampa Bay when Thomas, a 305-pound second-year defensive tackle, intercepted a Jeff Garcia pass around...

    Blog | October 05, 2008
  14. Run-first Raiders still need Russell

    Bill Williamson

    Posted by ESPN.com's Bill Williamson The Oakland Raiders probably will try to win on the ground in JaMarcus Russell's first game as the no-doubt starting quarterback. The Raiders love the three-headed monster running attack that consists of Darren ...

    Blog | September 07, 2008