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  1. Gaither longshot to play Sunday

    Bill Williamson

    San Diego left tackle Jared Gaither continued to practice on a limited basis and he hopes to play Sunday at Kansas City for the first time since injuring his back in July. Still, San Diego coach Norv Turner told reporters that it would be "very di...

    Blog | September 27, 2012
  2. Eli Manning puts spotlight on Jim Plunkett

    Bill Williamson

    One of the biggest storylines of the Super Bowl week is that New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning has a chance to all but secure a place in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The general consensus is if a quarterback wins a second Super Bowl, he is...

    Blog | February 02, 2012
  3. Is Palmer Plunkett 2.0?

    Bill Williamson

    Comparing Jim Plunkett to recent Oakland Raiders quarterbacks has become vogue. In the summer of 2010, Oakland owner Al Davis said then new Oakland quarterback Jason Campbell reminded him of Plunkett. Davis said Campbell could enjoy a career resur...

    Blog | October 20, 2011
  4. Al Davis' greatest hits

    Bill Williamson

    Let's look at some of the biggest moves Al Davis -- who died Saturday at the age of 82 -- made since he joined the Raiders in 1963. We'll go in chronological order: Hiring John Madden: This set the program in motion. Davis and Madden were a great ...

    Blog | October 08, 2011
  5. Jackson takes Raiders back in time

    Bill Williamson

    NAPA, Calif. -- In his first year as the head coach of the Oakland Raiders, Hue Jackson wants his players to understand the history of the franchise and the importance of restoring the winning tradition. So Jackson turned on the film. And he press...

    Blog | August 02, 2011
  6. Thirteen is Jason Campbell's lucky number

    Bill Williamson

    OAKLAND -- Three weeks ago, Jason Campbell was being compared to JaMarcus Russell, another Oakland Raiders whiff at quarterback. Sunday, he was the catalyst behind ending The Streak. In one of the most wild and entertaining games of the young N...

    Blog | October 10, 2010
  7. After one game, it's the same old Raiders

    Bill Williamson

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- It was a familiar scene for the Oakland Raiders, and that's a problem. In one end of a sullen locker room sat the Raiders' quarterback and his receivers. They didn't say much. They were beleaguered after a completely ineffectiv...

    Blog | September 12, 2010
  8. Oakland thrilled to start Jason Campbell era

    Bill Williamson

    What's the best attribute Jason Campbell brings to Oakland? Very simple: He's not JaMarcus Russell. Campbell, after a fairly undistinguished career in Washington, has legions of believers in Oakland. The Raiders believe Campbell can lead them t...

    Blog | September 10, 2010
  9. You pick it responses

    Bill Williamson

    We had a tight race this week in our "you pick it' feature. The winner, by a nose, was San Diego linebacker Shawne Merriman ending his holdout. It narrowly beat the story out of Oakland in which Raiders owner Al Davis compared new quarterback Jaso...

    Blog | August 20, 2010
  10. You pick it: AFC West storylines

    Bill Williamson

    The candidates are: Merriman returns: San Diego linebacker Shawne Merriman ended his two-week holdout and returned to the Chargers. Davis compares new QB to former star: Oakland owner Al Davis went on a radio show and said new Oakland quarterba...

    Blog | August 18, 2010
  11. Is Jason Campbell the next Jim Plunkett?

    Bill Williamson

    It's great to hear from Al Davis. The man always has something to say when he talks publicly. His latest words that have caught folks' attention is that he compared new quarterback Jason Campbell to Jim Plunkett in a Sirius NFL Radio interview. ...

    Blog | August 11, 2010
  12. Best Raiders Team Ever: 1976

    Bill Williamson

    Notable players: QB Ken Stabler, FB Mark van Eeghen, WR Fred Biletnikoff, WR Cliff Branch, TE Dave Casper, OT Art Shell, G Gene Upshaw, DL John Matuszak, DL Otis Sistrunk, LB Phil Villapiano, LB Ted Hendricks, CB Willie Brown, S George Atkinson, S Ja...

    Blog | June 25, 2010
  13. Chatty Al gives second interview in three days

    Bill Williamson

    Posted by's Bill Williamson DANA POINT, Calif. -- Al Davis was at it again Wednesday. Who said this guy is difficult to deal with? Shortly before he caught a flight to the Bay Area on Wednesday afternoon, the Oakland Raiders owner stop...

    Blog | March 25, 2009
  14. Monday evening with Al

    Bill Williamson

    Posted by's Bill Williamson DANA POINT, Calif. -- One of the great treats in the NFL is to spend some time with Raiders' owner Al Davis. But it can be rare. The best time to catch up with Davis is at the annual NFL owners' meeti...

    Blog | March 23, 2009
  15. Halftime news and notes from Oakland

    Bill Williamson

    Posted by's Bill Williamson OAKLAND - Halftime thoughts from Oakland: The Raiders are killing themselves with penalties. They have been penalized eight times for 45 yards. One penalty nullified a touchdown pass from JaMarcus Russell to Zach...

    Blog | October 19, 2008