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  1. Derek Carr prepares for more pressure this weekend

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- One of the first things Derek Carr realized about the NFL is that the pressure keeps on coming. Every snap. Every game. The Oakland Raiders rookie quarterback has dealt with heat every week. He knows he won't get a break Sunday ...

    Blog | November 06, 2014
  2. Greg Roman likely to ride coach carousel

    Bill Williamson

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Last week, we wrote to expect to hear Greg Roman's name often when it comes to the coaching carousel, which is just about to heat up. Tuesday, ESPN.com's John Clayton reported that if the New York Jets fire Rex Ryan, Roman, the ...

    Blog | December 29, 2013
  3. Time is right for Aldon Smith to return

    Bill Williamson

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- The San Francisco 49ers took a lot of heat when they decided to play Aldon Smith in the Week 3 loss to the Colts. Perhaps they will take heat again for activating him to the 53-man roster days after he was released from alco...

    Blog | October 31, 2013
  4. Poll results: Heat is on Philip Rivers

    Bill Williamson

    It seems the pressure is on San Diego quarterback Philip Rivers. I can buy that. Thanks to a terrific question from a reader, Adam from Sacramento, our poll asked readers which of these three quarterbacks -- Rivers, Kansas City's Alex Smith and...

    Blog | July 03, 2013
  5. Broncos not perfect, but sidestep trap

    Bill Williamson

    OAKLAND, Calif. -- Peyton Manning probably will stew all weekend. While his team enjoys an early-December Sunday away from football, knowing it put heat on the Baltimore Ravens and New England Patriots, Manning probably will keep himself up at nig...

    Blog | December 07, 2012
  6. Ricky Stanzi making push in Kansas City

    Bill Williamson

    It is only June, but an interesting race may be developing in Kansas City. Ricky Stanzi is putting big heat on newly signed Brady Quinn to be Matt Cassel's backup quarterback. The Chiefs' website reported that Stanzi took over the second-team f...

    Blog | June 02, 2012
  7. It's almost show time

    Bill Williamson

    It should be a wild next few days. Free agency begins at 4 p.m. ET Tuesday. We will have wall-to-wall coverage and analysis of all the movements in the division as free agency heats up. Please check back often as news will happen at a rapid pace....

    Blog | March 13, 2012
  8. Raiders, Greg Manusky talks heat up

    Bill Williamson

    We heard Greg Manusky's name connected with the Oakland Raiders' defensive coordinator job on Monday and passed it along. Now, it has taken the next step. Fox Sports reports Manusky has interviewed for the job with new coach Dennis Allen. Allen...

    Blog | January 31, 2012
  9. Is Hue Jackson creating heat for himself?

    Bill Williamson

    Oakland Raiders coach Hue Jackson has caught his share of heat in recent days. Jackson raised eyebrows when he chastised his team in his postgame news conference Sunday after the Raiders lost 38-26 to the San Diego Chargers. The Raiders would have...

    Blog | January 04, 2012
  10. AFC West Stock Watch

    Bill Williamson

    FALLING 1. Dwayne Bowe, Kansas City, receiver: The Pro Bowl receiver has taken heat for appearing not to make an effort to catch a pass in the final seconds of a 13-9 loss to Pittsburgh on Sunday night. It was intercepted, thus ending the game. Bo...

    Blog | November 29, 2011
  11. Jerry Rice not impressed with Norv Turner

    Bill Williamson

    The heat is turning up for San Diego coach Norv Turner. The team many pegged to win the AFC West is 4-6 after losing five straight games. If the Chargers end up with a losing record and out of the playoffs for the second straight year, there will ...

    Blog | November 21, 2011
  12. Tebow can take heat; Jackson brings it

    Bill Williamson

    In his press briefing Wednesday, struggling Denver quarterback Tim Tebow said he is not offended when others in the league criticize him. Thus, he won't be offended by comments made by Raiders coach Hue Jackson on Wednesday. This is what Jackson s...

    Blog | November 02, 2011
  13. Raiders put heat on Chargers

    Bill Williamson

    The Oakland Raiders just sent a serious message to the first-place San Diego Chargers. The Raiders don't plan on going anywhere -- but the playoffs, of course. The fact that Raiders responded to Jason Campbell's broken collarbone by acquiring C...

    Blog | October 18, 2011
  14. Heyward-Bey and Davis forever connected

    Bill Williamson

    Whether Darrius Heyward-Bey will ever live up to his lofty draft status or whether he even becomes a consistently reliable player is still to be determined. At least, the man who took an overwhelmingly amount of heat (including from this writer) f...

    Blog | October 14, 2011
  15. Wrap-up: Chargers 34, 49ers 7

    Bill Williamson

    Thoughts on the Chargers' 34-7 victory over the 49ers on Thursday night in San Diego: What it means: The Chargers put heat on first-place Kansas City and third-place Oakland with this Thursday night special. The Chargers -- who have won six of the...

    Blog | December 16, 2010
  16. Moving on: Denver Broncos

    Bill Williamson

    Here are some areas Denver needs to focus on after a 24-17 defeat at Jacksonville: Recap: Denver played hard in the sweltering heat, but the Jaguars took the lead in the fourth quarter and held on for the win. Biggest area to fix: Jacksonville ...

    Blog | September 13, 2010