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  1. Starting Menelik Watson is the only choice

    Bill Williamson

    As we wait for the Raiders to make the final cuts, here are some random thoughts on the team: It was no shock at all that Menelik Watson is going to start at left tackle at Indianapolis. What else were the Raiders going to do? Alex Barron? Come...

    Blog | August 31, 2013
  2. Worrying about Raiders' O-line

    Bill Williamson

    In an Insider piece, ESPN analyst Matt Williamson looks at the position holes that glared during the teeth of the preseason. The Oakland Raiders' woes on the offensive line qualified as Williamson's second biggest concern. Here is some of what Wi...

    Blog | August 29, 2013
  3. Raiders, Chargers on the bubble

    Bill Williamson

    Here are two players each from the Oakland Raiders and the San Diego Chargers who may face being cut by Saturday's 53-man deadline date: OAKLAND Guard Mike Brisiel: He is not a great fit for the power-blocking scheme and he has missed time with...

    Blog | August 27, 2013
  4. Punting battle heating up in Oakland

    Bill Williamson

    There is competition all over the field in Oakland, and the race to replace star Shane Lechler is one of the more intriguing battles. It appears the race between veteran Chris Kluwe and youngster Marquette King will be one of the competitions that...

    Blog | August 12, 2013
  5. Evening AFC West notes

    Bill Williamson

    Oakland rookie cornerback D.J. Hayden suffered a minor hamstring injury. He was not going to play in Friday's preseason opener against Dallas, anyway. He has yet to be cleared for contact because of his recovery from a life-threatening heart surgery ...

    Blog | August 05, 2013
  6. Ranking the AFC West O-linemen

    Bill Williamson

    Our AFC West positional rankings series continues with a look at a young group of offensive linemen: 1. Ryan Clady, Denver: He was great in 2012. Denver is trying to secure him long term. 2. Branden Albert, Kansas City: Albert is not elite, but...

    Blog | June 10, 2013
  7. Random franchise tag thoughts

    Bill Williamson

    Some thoughts on what the franchise tag deadline means outside of Kansas City in the AFC West as the Chiefs ruled the day: I'm not surprised that Oakland and San Diego didn't place the franchise tag on any players. None were worthy of the tag. ...

    Blog | March 04, 2013
  8. Chat wrap: Revis-Sutton reunion in K.C.?

    Bill Williamson

    Here is a look at our AFC West chat, which was held Thursday: Denver McNutty from In the Greenhouse: No way Rahim Moore returns as the starter in Denver, right? Bill Williamson: (Moore being the starter) is the plan. Yes, Moore goes down in ...

    Blog | January 24, 2013
  9. McKenzie talks McFadden, cap

    Bill Williamson

    Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie gave his end of-the-season address to media on Thursday. There wasn't much earth-shattering news as reported by CSNBayArea. As expected, McKenzie said he expects running back Darren McFadden to be wi...

    Blog | January 17, 2013
  10. AFC West injury report

    Bill Williamson

    Denver guard Chris Kuper is listed as questionable to play against Kansas City on Sunday. He has missed the past three games with an ankle injury. Denver coach John Fox said, even if Kuper doesn't play Sunday, he is hopeful for Kuper's return in the ...

    Blog | December 28, 2012
  11. Chris Kuper makes progress

    Bill Williamson

    Denver guard Chris Kuper was limited in practice Thursday. He didn't practice Wednesday and he has missed the past three games with an ankle injury. I could see a scenario where Kuper is rested through the regular season. Manny Ramirez has been playi...

    Blog | December 27, 2012
  12. Kuper, Holliday not practicing for Denver

    Bill Williamson

    Standout Denver guard Chris Kuper and returner Trindon Holliday did not practice for the Broncos on Wednesday as the team prepares to play Kansas City this weekend with the possibility of a first-round bye at stake. Kuper has missed the past three...

    Blog | December 26, 2012
  13. AFC West notes

    Bill Williamson

    Denver is No. 1 in ESPN's NFL Power Rankings this week. Here are a couple of tidbits:'s Power Rankings go back to 2002. This is the first time Denver has been No. 1. The last time an AFC West team was in the top slot? The Chargers, in ...

    Blog | December 24, 2012
  14. All-AFC West midseason team

    Bill Williamson

    We present our 2012 AFC West midseason team. A few notes before we get to the list. I used a 3-4 defense because half of the division (Kansas City and San Diego) uses it as a base defense and I thought the linebackers were stronger in the first...

    Blog | November 07, 2012
  15. AFC West notes

    Bill Williamson

    Oakland guard Mike Brisiel is probable to play Sunday against Jacksonville. He left the Atlanta game Sunday with a concussion. Backup running back Taiwan Jones (knee) is questionable and will be a game-time decision. Tackle Khalif Barnes (groin),...

    Blog | October 19, 2012
  16. (Mostly) Oakland Raiders notes

    Bill Williamson

    During a week when the other three teams are on a bye, you're going to dominate the news: Oakland guard Mike Brisiel (concussion) continued to be limited in practice Thursday. However, backup running back Taiwan Jones did not practice because of ...

    Blog | October 18, 2012