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  1. The lesson Aldon Smith must learn

    Bill Williamson

    Aldon Smith avoided charges for allegedly making a fake bomb threat at LAX in April. However, he must learn from the incident. The San Francisco 49ers' star linebacker has to realize that he has to do the right thing every day and his actions are ...

    Blog | July 01, 2014
  2. Chat wrap: Catching a draft

    Bill Williamson

    Here are some highlights from our draft-heavy San Francisco 49ers chat, which was held earlier Wednesday: Jacob R. from New Jersey: If we can take some lessons from the NFL Nation mock draft, it seems as though the 49ers will need to include their f...

    Blog | May 07, 2014
  3. Gase gets Manning, no question about it

    Bill Williamson

    Adam Gase, the new Denver Broncos' offensive coordinator, learned a valuable lesson in 2012 as Peyton Manning's quarterbacks coach. Gase knows he needs to be as well versed as possible when dealing with Manning in his new job. "I think (we) probab...

    Blog | January 17, 2013
  4. Reid has learned lesson of free agency

    Bill Williamson

    No NFL team has been more connected to free agency in recent years than the Philadelphia Eagles. Their massive spending in 2011 and their self-described "Dream Team" will not be forgotten in league circles. However, the man who coached that team m...

    Blog | January 07, 2013
  5. Hue Jackson needs to learn his lesson

    Bill Williamson

    Hue Jackson often spoke of the influence Al Davis had on him. As he suddenly moves on from the late Davis' beloved Oakland Raiders, the rough-edged but promising Jackson should take this away from his experience with Davis' Raiders: Just coach,...

    Blog | January 10, 2012
  6. Denver rookie learns pricey lesson

    Bill Williamson

    Rahim Moore knows the NFL means business. The Denver rookie was fined a whopping $20,000 for an illegal hit levied on Buffalo receiver Donald Jones on Saturday night. Moore is a second-round pick who is primed to start as a rookie. He has been ...

    Blog | August 24, 2011
  7. Camp Confidential: Chargers

    Bill Williamson

    SAN DIEGO -- If anything beneficial came out of the San Diego Chargers' early-season stumbles in 2010, it was that the team that always seemed to be living dangerously had finally learned its lesson. Starting slow can catch up to a team. In the th...

    Blog | August 10, 2011
  8. Scouts Inc. likes Jonas Mouton in rewind

    Bill Williamson

    The college scouting team at Scouts Inc. learned a valuable lesson when the San Diego Chargers took Michigan linebacker Jonas Mouton in the second round of the April draft. The Chargers took Mouton with the No. 61 overall pick. Steve Muench of Sco...

    Blog | June 06, 2011
  9. Flash Points: Raiders' defining moment

    Bill Williamson

    What key event significantly changed the fortunes of the Raiders -- for better or worse? Give us your take and we'll give you our definitive moment May 24. Any Oakland Raiders history lesson begins with Al Davis. He joined the team in 1963 as a co...

    Blog | May 11, 2011
  10. You pick it responses

    Bill Williamson

    This week's "you pick it" AFC West storyline feature provided a good lesson. What fans want to read and the magnitude of a story are two different things. Our candidates this week were the close race in the AFC West, the video scandal in Denver th...

    Blog | December 03, 2010
  11. Tim Tebow shows he can bounce back

    Bill Williamson

    The key to being a successful quarterback in the NFL is bouncing back. That's a lesson all rookies learn. Tim Tebow learned it quickly Sunday night as he bounced back glowingly. Early in the fourth quarter of Denver's 34-17 victory over visitin...

    Blog | August 29, 2010
  12. Is this a lesson learned for players?

    Bill Williamson

    Posted by's Bill Williamson For a player, there is a new way of getting under NFL teams' skins: Twitter. It will cost San Diego cornerback Antonio Cromartie. The team fined Cromartie $2,500 for complaining about the team's traini...

    Blog | August 04, 2009
  13. Around the AFC West

    Bill Williamson

    Posted by's Bill Williamson Denver The new-look offensive line has been unbelievably good. Kansas City Brodie Croyle has nine days to shake the rust off. Oakland With lesson learned, the Raiders will be careful punting to Reggie B...

    Blog | October 10, 2008
  14. Lynch could be leaving as Favre looks to return

    Bill Williamson

    Posted by's Bill Williamson John Lynch last Friday discussed Brett Favre and the situation Favre is dealing with. Lynch said the Favre situation was a great lesson to him and to all players who consider retirement. Lynch nearly retired this ...

    Blog | July 30, 2008
  15. Peterson sharpens his steak knife

    Bill Williamson

    Posted by's Bill Williamson Carl Peterson is not letting his new star player off the hook. He is teaching Glenn Dorsey a lesson: If you lose a bet, you honor it. Dorsey bet his general manager a big Kansas City steak that he would be at th...

    Blog | July 26, 2008