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  1. John Fox has high praise for Charles Woodson

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- The Denver Broncos were interested in signing Charles Woodson before he decided to go back to the Oakland Raiders in May, 2013. Fast forward 18 months later, Denver coach John Fox is preparing to face the future Hall of Fame saf...

    Blog | November 05, 2014
  2. Reggie McKenzie thrilled for his mentor Ron Wolf

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Ron Wolf took a major step toward entrance in the Pro Football Hall of Fame this week. And one of his proteges couldn't be happier. "I'm very excited about this news; he very much deserves it," Oakland Raiders general manager Re...

    Blog | October 23, 2014
  3. Frank Gore makes #NFLRank at No. 42

    Bill Williamson

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- This season could well be Frank Gore's swan song with the San Francisco 49ers. Gore has had what some view as a Hall of Fame career; but the reasons he may be near the end in San Francisco are threefold. He turned 31 in May,...

    Blog | August 25, 2014
  4. San Francisco 49ers to honor George Seifert

    Bill Williamson

    Super Bowl-winning coach George Seifert will be inducted into the San Francisco 49ers' hall of fame. The 49ers announced Monday that Seifert will be inducted into the Edward J. DeBartolo Sr. Hall of Fame on Nov. 2 at halftime of the team's home ga...

    Blog | June 16, 2014
  5. Joe Montana, Dan Marino playing flag football at Candlestick Park...

    Bill Williamson

    There will be one more San Francisco 49ers' presence at Candlestick Park and it will feature the most important player in team history.

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2014
  6. Andy Lee salutes Guys HOF election

    Bill Williamson

    The celebration of Ray Guy's election into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday extended beyond Guy and the Oakland Raiders. It's a victory for all punters. "It was a proud day to be a punter," said San Francisco 49ers punter Andy Lee on T...

    Blog | February 04, 2014
  7. Haley's, DeBartolo's HOF bids dashed again

    Bill Williamson

    For the second straight year, two key figures of the San Francisco 49ers' dynasty years did not make it into the Pro Football Hall of Fame after becoming finalists. Former team owner Eddie DeBartolo and former pass-rusher Charles Haley were among ...

    Blog | February 01, 2014
  8. San Francisco 49ers Hall of Fame primer

    Bill Williamson

    The San Francisco 49ers will be well represented Saturday during the Pro Football Hall of Fame vote. Defensive end/linebacker Charles Haley and former owner Eddie DeBartolo Jr. are among the 17 finalists. Four to seven new members will be inducted...

    Blog | January 29, 2014
  9. Haley, Eddie D. HOF finalists again

    Bill Williamson

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Eddie DeBartolo is a happy man. Charles Haley is a finalist again for induction to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Yes, DeBartolo is one of the 15 finalists again, but he said last month Haley's candidacy is more important to...

    Blog | January 09, 2014
  10. Three 49ers are HOF semifinalists

    Bill Williamson

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Three key figures from the San Francisco 49ers' Super Bowl era are among the 25 semifinalists up for induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2014: former owner Eddie DeBartolo Jr., running back Roger Craig and pass-rushe...

    Blog | November 20, 2013
  11. John McVay gets his day in spotlight

    Bill Williamson

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- The behind-the-scenes hero of the 1980s San Francisco 49ers will be in the spotlight this weekend. Front-office star John McVay will be inducted into the Edward J. DeBartolo Sr. 49ers Hall of Fame. There will be a celebratio...

    Blog | October 10, 2013
  12. Eddie D and Haley make another HOF run

    Bill Williamson

    Perhaps the substantial contingent of San Francisco 49ers in the Pro Football Hall of Fame will grow in February. Several former 49ers are among the 126 modern-era nominees to enter the Canton, Ohio, museum next February. Headlining the 49ers' ...

    Blog | September 12, 2013
  13. Ray Guy may finally get HOF call

    Bill Williamson

    We may be on the cusp of football history. A punter may be on his way to election into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. On Wednesday, it was announced that former Oakland punter Ray Guy is one of two senior committee nominees, along with Claude H...

    Blog | August 21, 2013
  14. Curley Culp's long HOF wait is over

    Bill Williamson

    Curley Culp knows he's an NFL name of the past. He knows there are a couple of generations of NFL fans who might not know who he is. But it doesn't matter, because on Saturday Culp will officially become an NFL immortal when he is inducted into th...

    Blog | July 31, 2013
  15. Would Charles Woodson fit in AFC West?

    Bill Williamson

    One of the more interesting remaining free agents on the market is safety Charles Woodson. The future Hall of Fame player has been unable to find work since he was cut by Green Bay earlier this week. Woodson recently said he is willing to play in ...

    Blog | May 14, 2013
  16. No AFC West Hall of Fame shockers

    Bill Williamson

    There weren't any AFC West surprises Saturday when the 2013 Pro Football Hall of Fame class was announced. Curley Culp and Warren Sapp were the favorites of the four finalists with AFC West ties, and they ended up in the Hall of Fame class. Former...

    Blog | February 02, 2013