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  1. Handicapping Raiders' receiving mix

    Bill Williamson

    The Oakland Raiders are seemingly in a never-ending quest for a wide receiver to develop. The Raiders have swung on and missed with the likes of Darrius Heyward-Bey, Louis Murphy and Chaz Schilens in recent years. There is a new group of young,...

    Blog | August 26, 2013
  2. Josh Cribbs not in Raiders' plans

    Bill Williamson

    It appears John Idzik was correct. The Oakland Raiders are in the process of cuttting receiver/returner Josh Cribbs on Sunday, according to several media reports. Oakland was hoping Cribbs, who was signed in the offseason, could give a spark to...

    Blog | August 25, 2013
  3. Manti Te'o is still working his way back

    Bill Williamson

    When Manti Te'o's foot injury was first disclosed by the San Diego Chargers on Aug. 10, they said he'd be out a week. Nine days later, the starting rookie inside linebacker is out of the walking boot, but he is not practicing. He is working on the...

    Blog | August 19, 2013
  4. Key Raiders suffer setbacks

    Bill Williamson

    A promising day of practice turned into a frustrating one for the Oakland Raiders on Wednesday. The team started practice with rookie tackle Menelik Watson and defensive tackle Pat Sims, free-agent pickup. But both players had to leave practice ea...

    Blog | August 07, 2013
  5. Playing AFC West catch up

    Bill Williamson

    Here are some thoughts from around the division on the happenings that occurred while I was attending to a family matter the past few days: Kansas City Offensive coordinator Doug Pederson caused a stir when he said he thought Alex Smith was the...

    Blog | August 05, 2013
  6. Raiders take second look at Omar Gaither

    Bill Williamson

    NAPA, Calif. -- The Oakland Raiders have reached out to Omar Gaither once again. With Miles Burris and Kaluka Maiava injured, the Raiders have re-signed Gaither. He finished last season at middle linebacker after the team suspended Rolando McClain...

    Blog | July 29, 2013
  7. Eight in the Box: AFC West camp battles

    Bill Williamson

    One key positional battle for each AFC West team as training camps get underway: Denver: Running back, Montee Ball vs. Ronnie Hillman: Hillman is starting training camp as the No. 1 running back. But he will be hard-pressed to keep the job. The pl...

    Blog | July 26, 2013
  8. Ranking the AFC West returners

    Bill Williamson

    Our AFC West positional rankings series concludes with a look at the top return man in the AFC West: 1. Trindon Holliday, Denver: Perhaps the most dynamic return man in the game right now. 2. Josh Cribbs, Oakland: Free-agent addition should hel...

    Blog | July 04, 2013
  9. 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
  10. Raiders' long wait for receiving success

    Bill Williamson

    One of the bigger issues for the Oakland Raiders in their decadelong malaise has been the inability to develop a dynamic group of receivers. Oakland, which has not had a winning record since the 2002 season when it went to the Super Bowl, bypassed...

    Blog | June 22, 2013
  11. Raiders looking for leaders

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Some thoughts from the Raiders' OTA session Monday: I found it interesting that Oakland coach Dennis Allen is putting a huge premium on finding leaders on both sides of the ball. Allen said identifying leaders is "huge" in the b...

    Blog | June 03, 2013
  12. Ranking the AFC West receivers

    Bill Williamson

    We continue our AFC West positional rankings with a strong group of receivers: 1. Demaryius Thomas, Denver: Thomas is developing into one of the best receivers in the NFL. He has it all -- and he has Peyton Manning. 2. Wes Welker, Denver: Welke...

    Blog | May 28, 2013
  13. Eight in the Box: Returning from injury

    Bill Williamson

    A look at key players for each AFC West team who are coming back from injuries: Denver Broncos: Center J.D. Walton is coming back from a broken ankle. He was lost for the season after getting injured in Week 4 last year. Walton is a young, promisi...

    Blog | May 17, 2013
  14. Raiders lift return game with Josh Cribbs

    Bill Williamson

    A day after New York Jets general manager John Idzik said he didn't think Josh Cribbs was healthy, the aging but dynamic return man has signed with the Oakland Raiders. The longtime Cleveland receiver/returner nearly signed with Arizona earlier in...

    Blog | May 15, 2013
  15. Should we believe the Tyler Wilson hype?

    Bill Williamson

    The media praise is high for Tyler Wilson in Oakland. Yes, he had a good rookie camp. He could be a promising prospect. But here's my advice: Let's wait to see him in training camp and in the preseason and, just as importantly, let's wait and see ...

    Blog | May 13, 2013
  16. Raiders consider Josh Cribbs

    Bill Williamson

    The Oakland Raiders are kicking the tires on a now-healthy Josh Cribbs, according to several reports. The Cleveland free agent nearly signed a deal with Arizona early in free agency. But he wasn't fully recovered from surgery to repair a torn meni...

    Blog | May 08, 2013