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  1. 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
  2. A year later: Remembering Junior Seau

    Bill Williamson

    Thursday marks the one year anniversary of the death of San Diego legendary linebacker Junior Seau. Seau committed suicide on May 2, 2012. He was 43. Seau's death shocked the NFL and particularly hit San Diego hard. Not only was Seau one of the...

    Blog | May 02, 2013
  3. The fight to study Junior Seau's brain

    Bill Williamson

    ESPN's enterprise team looks at the importance of the study of the brain of former San Diego linebacker Junior Seau. Seau committed suicide last May 2 at the age of 43. "Outside the Lines" produced this video on the impact of the information from ...

    Blog | April 29, 2013
  4. San Diego is good fit for Manti Te'o

    Bill Williamson

    Had the NFL draft been held the day after Manti Te'o and Notre Dame were handled in the national championship game by Alabama, the inside linebacker would have been considered a steal if he was a top-10 pick. After all, this is a player who was co...

    Blog | April 26, 2013
  5. Raiders still looking at cornerbacks

    Bill Williamson

    Oakland's expected visit with cornerback Mike Jenkins took place Tuesday. Earlier in the day, the team agreed to terms on a one-year deal with former Denver cornerback Tracy Porter. The Raiders need another starting cornerback. Jenkins has some in...

    Blog | April 02, 2013
  6. AFC West notes

    Bill Williamson

    The Junior Seau story took another turn as the family of the late San Diego legendary linebacker has sued the NFL. Seau killed himself last may. He was 43. Studies of his brain concluded that he suffered brain damage. The family is suing the NFL b...

    Blog | January 23, 2013
  7. Junior Seau findings are important

    Bill Williamson

    The sad story of Junior Seau took another turn. ESPN is reporting that the San Diego Chargers' legendary linebacker -- who committed suicide last May -- suffered from the type of chronic brain damage that also has been found in dozens of deceased ...

    Blog | January 10, 2013
  8. McKenzie reaches to Packers ties again

    Bill Williamson

    The Raiders signed linebacker Vic So'oto and cut linebacker Carl Ihenacho. So'oto played seven games with Green Bay last season as an undrafted free agent from BYU. Oakland general manger Reggie McKenzie was with the Packers last year. Last week, ...

    Blog | September 25, 2012
  9. Chargers retire Junior Seau's No. 55

    Bill Williamson

    SAN DIEGO -- I just saw perhaps the most emotional ceremony at a sporting event I've ever witnessed. Shortly before the start of the Chargers' home opener against Tennessee, the Chargers retired Junior Seau's No. 55 jersey. Seau committed suicide ...

    Blog | September 16, 2012
  10. Final Word: AFC West

    Bill Williamson

    Five nuggets of knowledge about Week 2: Manning brings no-huddle show to Denver: It didn't take new Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning long to enjoy success with his no-huddle magic. After a 19-month break, Manning still has the ability to shred a...

    Blog | September 14, 2012
  11. Peyton Manning voted as Broncos' captain

    Bill Williamson

    The Broncos announced their six team captains. They were voted on by the team. The 2012 Denver captain are quarterback Peyton Manning, guard Chris Kuper, running back Willis McGahee, cornerback Champ Bailey, defensive end Elvis Dumervil and specia...

    Blog | September 05, 2012
  12. Would Shawne Merriman be worth signing?

    Bill Williamson

    Fans of each AFC West team has asked me if I think former San Diego star pass-rusher Shawne Merriman would be a fit for their team. Sadly, I don't he'd fit in the division. I'm not sure if Merriman, who was cut by Buffalo on Monday, will ever be a...

    Blog | August 20, 2012
  13. Tomlinson's career ends the right way

    Bill Williamson

    The LaDainian Tomlinson problem has been resolved. Kudos to all involved for making it right. There has been an ugly cloud hanging over this situation for more than two years. Sunday, the San Diego Chargers announced the perfect and only logica...

    Blog | June 17, 2012
  14. Broncos sign draft pick Blake

    Bill Williamson

    The Denver Broncos signed offensive lineman Philip Blake. He is a fourth-round pick from Baylor. Blake, both a center and guard, could compete for a starting job as early as 2013. Denver has two remaining draft picks that are unsigned. In other...

    Blog | June 01, 2012
  15. Only Poe remains unsigned in K.C.

    Bill Williamson

    The Chiefs announced they have signed tackle Donald Stephenson, a third-round pick. The Chiefs' lone remaining unsigned draft pick is nose tackle Dontari Poe. He was the No. 11 pick in the draft. San Diego has signed its entire draft class. ...

    Blog | May 17, 2012
  16. Chiefs sign another draft pick

    Bill Williamson

    The Kansas City Chiefs have signed safety DeQuan Menzie. He was a fifth-round pick. The Chiefs have six of their eight draft picks signed. The Chiefs also announced they signed free agents, defensive back Dominique Ellis, tight end Martin Rucker, ...

    Blog | May 16, 2012