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  1. Raiders notes: Oakland signs kicker Giorgio Tavecchio

    Bill Williamson

    The Oakland Raiders have signed a training camp leg in the form of Giorgio Tavecchio. He was with the Raiders late in the preseason last year. Of course, Sebastian Janikowski remains under contract. NFL teams almost always carry two kickers during...

    Blog | February 24, 2015
  2. Woodson, Janikowski chasing NFL records

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. - Two veteran Oakland Raiders have an outside chance of setting NFL records that showcase both their brilliance and their longevity. But again, it's a long shot to achieve those milestones in 2014. Defensive back Charles Woodson...

    Blog | August 27, 2014
  3. Raiders place promising rookie on IR

    Bill Williamson

    The Oakland Raiders got down to the 75-man roster limit Tuesday, but not without some pain. The Raiders put rookie running back Latavius Murray on the injured reserve list. The team had said he had a minor ankle injury. Earlier in the offseason, i...

    Blog | August 27, 2013
  4. Lack of top-100 talent cripples Raiders

    Bill Williamson

    Today, the Raider Nation rejoices. One of its beloved players is getting due respect. For the first time since our 100 top offensive and defensive players in the NFL project began Monday, there is an Oakland representative. To commemorate his r...

    Blog | August 22, 2013
  5. Top-100 love for Houston and Freeney

    Bill Williamson

    Kansas City linebacker Justin Houston checks in at No. 87 and San Diego pass-rusher Dwight Freeney comes in at No. 90 on's top 100 defensive players list. These are two players at different ends of their careers. Houston is establishing h...

    Blog | August 20, 2013
  6. 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
  7. The AFC West's top 40

    Bill Williamson

    With our position-by-position AFC West rankings done, we present our annual top 40 list. These are, in my opinion, the top 40 players in the division regardless of position. If you are on this list, you're a pretty nice player. If you are No. 41, ...

    Blog | July 06, 2013
  8. Ranking the AFC West kicking specialists

    Bill Williamson

    Our positional rankings series continues with the best group of kickers and punters in the NFL: 1. Sebastian Janikowski, Oakland: One of the greatest weapons on the NFL. He's getting better. 2. Dustin Colquitt, Kansas City: Veteran punter was f...

    Blog | July 02, 2013
  9. Raiders, Janikowski may pair for long haul

    Bill Williamson

    Sebastian Janikowski and Shane Lechler were a team in Oakland. They kicked together. They golfed together. They hung together. They were known as the best kicker-punter pair in the NFL for years. Now, Janikowski is on his own after Lechler left...

    Blog | June 12, 2013
  10. Raiders dump another first-round pick

    Bill Williamson

    The Oakland Raiders officially dumped Rolando McClain less than three years after the team made him the No. 8 overall pick in the draft. However, McClain has been out the door in Oakland for more than four months. The team suspended the middle ...

    Blog | April 05, 2013
  11. What stands out thus far in free agency

    Bill Williamson

    A look at some of the storylines that stood out most in the first day of free agency Tuesday: Where's the defense in Oakland? As of now, the Oakland Raiders have just three set starters on defense -- lineman Lamarr Houston, linebacker Miles Burris...

    Blog | March 13, 2013
  12. AFC West wrap: What was and will be

    Bill Williamson

    Five things to know and my all-division team. Division MVP: This is not difficult: Denver quarterback Peyton Manning. There is a strong chance Manning will win his fifth NFL MVP award in his first season with Denver. His biggest competition is lik...

    Blog | December 27, 2012
  13. AFC West Pro Bowl musings

    Bill Williamson

    Random AFC West Pro Bowl thoughts: The fact that Kansas City placed five players on the AFC Pro Bowl team -- as many as 12-win Denver -- despite a 2-13 record, pokes more holes at the team's coaching. It's another reminder that there is talent ...

    Blog | December 26, 2012
  14. AFC West Pro Bowl analysis

    Bill Williamson

    Perfect sense: Denver quarterback Peyton Manning was an easy choice. He is a top MVP candidate. He was brilliant in his first season in Denver, and it was one of his finest seasons ever at the age of 36. There was no way Manning wasn't getting select...

    Blog | December 26, 2012
  15. AFC West Pro Bowl primer

    Bill Williamson

    The Pro Bowl teams will be announced Wednesday evening. Here's a look at some of the candidates for each team in the division: Denver Broncos: Players: Champ Bailey (cornerback), Zane Beadles (guard), Ryan Clady (tackle), Eric Decker (receiver)...

    Blog | December 26, 2012
  16. Fans tab Peyton Manning to Hawaii

    Bill Williamson

    Peyton Manning's comeback has caught the imagination of the NFL fan. Fan voting for the Pro Bowl -- the team will be announced Wednesday night, 7 ET -- closed this week. In his first season with Denver, Manning was the leading vote getter in the N...

    Blog | December 20, 2012