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  1. What to make of Oakland's Barkley interest

    Bill Williamson

    So the Oakland Raiders preferred Matt Barkley over Tyler Wilson? OK. That's fine. I don't think it means the Raiders were unhappy to draft Wilson or they don't think he can be a good player. It just meant Barkley was ranked higher on Oakland's ...

    Blog | July 02, 2013
  2. AFC West: Putting a bow on Day 3

    Bill Williamson

    Here are some random draft thoughts: The Chargers added another interesting young cornerback -- Cal's Steve Williams in the fifth round. He has a chance to quickly climb the depth chart. Denver added yet another interesting receiving weapon whe...

    Blog | April 27, 2013
  3. Tyler Wilson pick puts pressure on Pryor

    Bill Williamson

    When the fourth round began, there was talk the Oakland Raiders could take former USC quarterback Matt Barkley with the third pick in the fourth round. After Oakland traded down, there was talk it could take Syracuse quarterback Ryan Nassib. He was t...

    Blog | April 27, 2013
  4. Kansas City Chiefs find inside linebacker

    Bill Williamson

    The Kansas City Chiefs added a need piece in the form of Alabama inside linebacker Nico Johnson with the second pick of the fourth round Saturday. Johnson, a high-character leader on a national championship team, theoretically could compete to st...

    Blog | April 27, 2013
  5. Will AFC West teams net QB?

    Bill Williamson

    There are still several quarterbacks available going into the final day of the draft and many league observers expect an early run in the fourth round. The Kansas City Chiefs, Oakland Raiders and San Diego Chargers all could draft a developmental ...

    Blog | April 27, 2013
  6. Round 2 possibilities for Raiders, Chargers

    Bill Williamson

    The Oakland Raiders and the San Diego Chargers are both in solid position in the second round, which begins at 6:30 p.m. ET Friday. Oakland has the No. 42 pick (via a trade with Miami) and San Diego picks No. 45. Denver, meanwhile, is slated to pi...

    Blog | April 26, 2013
  7. Could Matt Barkley be on Oakland's radar?

    Bill Williamson

    Oakland general manager Reggie McKenzie reportedly attended Matt Barkley's pro day workout at USC on Wednesday. Does that mean Barkley is an Oakland target? Not with the No. 3 pick. That would be way too high. Barkley is considered to be a choice ...

    Blog | March 27, 2013
  8. Who will be the Chiefs' next quarterback?

    Bill Williamson

    The biggest story in the AFC West heading into the new league year will be to see where the Kansas City Chiefs find their new starting quarterback. We may have an answer soon. Quarterbacks have worked out at the NFL combine and the NFL league seas...

    Blog | February 25, 2013
  9. 2013 NFL combine: AFC West primer

    Bill Williamson

    INDIANAPOLIS -- The NFL scouting combine starts Thursday. Let's look at some key storylines that affect the AFC West: It starts with the Chiefs: The Chiefs have the No. 1 pick in the draft for the first time in the modern era. It's been well docum...

    Blog | February 21, 2013
  10. Lechler's time in Oakland could be ending

    Bill Williamson offers a great point why it doesn't make much sense for Oakland to give punter Shane Lechler the franchise tag. Lechler is 36, he has had injuries and his play slipped some last season. Still, he has value, but not at more than...

    Blog | February 18, 2013
  11. Rookie QBs get the memo

    Bill Williamson

    It appears the 2013 rookie quarterback class has become a buyer's market. Thus, none of the incoming rookies believe they are in a position of strength as the draft evaluation process begins in earnest. There have been reports in the past two d...

    Blog | February 12, 2013
  12. Kiper Jr. doesn't like QB at No. 1 for Chiefs

    Bill Williamson

    Thursday, in Insider pieces, Todd McShay and Mel Kiper Jr. offered updated mock drafts. Friday, the two discussed some of the reasons for their picks . It was interesting to read Kiper Jr.'s thoughts on the Chiefs avoiding a quarterback with the...

    Blog | February 08, 2013
  13. One less look at Matt Barkley

    Bill Williamson

    If Andy Reid was hoping to get a close-up look at Matt Barkley throw this month, it looks like he will have to readjust his plans. The USC quarterback told ESPN radio he does not plan to throw at the NFL Combine, which will be held later in Februa...

    Blog | February 01, 2013
  14. Senior Bowl offers no QB clarity for Chiefs

    Bill Williamson

    A major step in the NFL draft-evaluation process is complete. Still, there doesn't appear to be a quarterback who is currently worthy of being a high draft pick. That, of course, is being noted by the new brass of the Kansas City Chiefs. The Chief...

    Blog | January 28, 2013
  15. Could Matt Flynn fit in Kansas City?

    Bill Williamson

    This is If season. It's all about if this step happens, perhaps that step will be made. So, let's play that game with the Kansas City Chiefs. Green Bay executive John Dorsey is considered a heavy favorite to land in Kansas City as the general m...

    Blog | January 05, 2013
  16. Mailbag: Carson Palmer's future

    Bill Williamson

    Weekend mail call: Andy from Dayton, Ohio, wants to know if I think Carson Palmer will be a Raider next year. Bill Williamson: I do believe he will be back. He turns 33 next month and I'm not sure he is the long-term answer, but for the time be...

    Blog | December 01, 2012