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  1. A commitment to the future in Oakland

    Bill Williamson

    If anyone still hasn't grasped that the Oakland Raiders are a changed organization, all they have to do is watch Juron Criner run routes during this weekend's rookie minicamp. A player with potential, Criner has speed in the 4.7-second range. He i...

    Blog | May 11, 2012
  2. Raiders' staff to include Al Saunders

    Bill Williamson

    The Oakland Raiders continue to go back to their recent -- and unsuccessful -- past to fill out their offensive coaching staff all the while keeping an experienced hand. is reporting that 2011 Oakland offensive coordinator Al Saunders is s...

    Blog | February 08, 2012
  3. How Greg Knapp fits in Oakland

    Bill Williamson

    The Oakland Raiders have not confirmed's report that Greg Knapp will be brought back as the Raiders' offensive coordinator. Still, here are some thoughts on the pending hire: This is the most important assistant coach on Dennis Allen's sta...

    Blog | January 31, 2012
  4. Raiders make high-risk, high-reward hire

    Bill Williamson

    Reggie McKenzie just took a big risk. Al Davis would be proud. In his first move as the late Davis' replacement at the helm of the Oakland Raiders, McKenzie, a longtime lieutenant in Green Bay, made a hire few could have guessed two weeks ago w...

    Blog | January 24, 2012
  5. College team wooing key Chargers coach

    Bill Williamson

    Could the San Diego Chargers be on the verge of losing their special teams coach to the college ranks? Our SEC blogger, Chris Low, reports that the Tennessee Volunteers are once again trying to pursue Rich Bisaccia to become their special teams co...

    Blog | January 11, 2012
  6. What new Oakland coach needs to do

    Bill Williamson

    With the Oakland Raiders searching for their seventh head coach since Jon Gruden was sent to Tampa Bay 10 years ago, let's look at three key aspects the new coach must address. Stability: The past three coaches in Oakland -- Lane Kiffin, Tom Cable...

    Blog | January 11, 2012
  7. Lane Kiffin dishes on Oakland experience

    Bill Williamson

    In an interview with ESPN's Page 2, former Oakland coach Lane Kiffin has some interesting things to say about Oakland owner Al Davis, who he famously feuded with. Among the nuggets Kiffin disclosed was that Davis wouldn't show up to Oakland's offices...

    Blog | August 26, 2011
  8. Putting a bow on Day Three

    Bill Williamson

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Denver plans to bring back veteran safety Brian Dawkins at this point. He may need to take a pay cut. New Denver coach John Fox loves veterans and Dawkins' presence should help rookie safeties Rahim Moore and Quinton Carter. D...

    Blog | April 30, 2011
  9. Raiders add experience with new OC

    Bill Williamson

    As expected, the Oakland Raiders have added Baltimore assistant Al Saunders to their coaching staff. ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Saunders will be Hue Jackson's offensive coordinator. Jackson, who had a major impact on Oakland's offense in 2010, ...

    Blog | January 20, 2011
  10. Sifting through the words of Al Davis

    Bill Williamson

    As usual, Al Davis stole the show on a day he announced the hiring of a head coach. Like the day when Tom Cable was promoted in 2008, much of Tuesday's press conference focused on the team's former coach. Cable replaced Lane Kiffin. Offensive coor...

    Blog | January 18, 2011
  11. Evening AFC West notes

    Bill Williamson

    The Spanos family is reportedly shopping a minority piece of the San Diego Chargers. This happens often around the league and really shouldn't affect the leadership of the team. Meanwhile, a San Diego columnist looks at the team's quest for a new sta...

    Blog | November 16, 2010
  12. Al Davis' win streak continues

    Bill Williamson

    Al Davis is hot. Not only are Davis' Oakland Raiders tied for first place in the AFC West with Kansas City Chiefs at 5-4 (and have the current tiebreaker edge) and are over .500 at this point in the season for the first time since 2002, but Davis ...

    Blog | November 15, 2010
  13. Lane Kiffin grievance vs. Oakland Raiders denied by NFL arbitrato...

    Bill Williamson

    Lane Kiffin's two-year-old grievance seeking unpaid salary he felt he was owed after being fired from the Raiders was denied by an NFL arbitrator Monday.

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2010
  14. Sound-off responses

    Bill Williamson

    It seems that the Raider Nation is split on the future of Tom Cable. Our sound-off question this week was whether Oakland fans think Coach Tom Cable should be on the hot seat. The Raiders are 1-3 and 10-22 in two full seasons under Cable, who repl...

    Blog | October 07, 2010
  15. Sound-off: Tom Cable's future

    Bill Williamson

    I don't think Oakland Raiders coach Tom Cable is on the hot seat quite yet. But if Oakland loses at home Sunday to San Diego, the seat will be flaming under Cable. So let's get ahead of the story, Raider Nation. Our sound-off question is this: Do ...

    Blog | October 05, 2010
  16. AFC West mailbag

    Bill Williamson

    Mid-week mail call: Dwayne from Brooklyn wants to know what the similarities and differences between Brandon Marshall's situation in Denver and Vincent Jackson's situation in San Diego. Bill Williamson: I think they are fairly different deals. ...

    Blog | September 01, 2010