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  1. Pursue DeSean Jackson? With full force

    Bill Williamson

    Perhaps the San Francisco 49ers' pursuit of an impact veteran wide receiver is not dead this offseason. The latest name connected to the team is Philadelphia's DeSean Jackson. Earlier Tuesday, ESPN Insider Adam Schefter reported that the Eagles...

    Blog | March 18, 2014
  2. Vikings WR could be potential fit for 49ers

    Bill Williamson

    As the San Francisco 49ers prepare for free agency, outside free agents are not necessarily on the team's priority list. However, if the 49ers look for a free-agent receiver, one name that could make sense is Minnesota's Jerome Simpson. He fits...

    Blog | March 05, 2014
  3. Greg Roman likely to ride coach carousel

    Bill Williamson

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Last week, we wrote to expect to hear Greg Roman's name often when it comes to the coaching carousel, which is just about to heat up. Tuesday,'s John Clayton reported that if the New York Jets fire Rex Ryan, Roman, the ...

    Blog | December 29, 2013
  4. What does Patton's health mean for 49ers?

    Bill Williamson

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. - It appears Quinton Patton is ready to play. But will there be room for the promising rookie receiver? Patton's name did not appear on the San Francisco 49ers' injury report Wednesday. That means he is practicing without any h...

    Blog | December 04, 2013
  5. Rookie snapper is coming through for 49ers

    Bill Williamson

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. - This is one of the few times I've typed Kevin McDermott's name in his rookie season. That means he's been perfect. NFL teams have a credo for long-snappers: Don't get your name in print; if you do, it usually means you've ...

    Blog | November 23, 2013
  6. Name change is statement for 49ers safety

    Bill Williamson

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Donte Whitner is putting his name on it. Make no mistake, there is no coincidence to the timing of the San Francisco 49ers' hard-hitting safety changing his name to Donte Hitner. He said Wednesday that his attorney has filed...

    Blog | October 02, 2013
  7. Chat wrap: Drafting it up

    Bill Williamson

    Here are some highlights from our pre-draft AFC West chat, which was held Thursday: Denver Gabe from Schenectady: Since the Broncos have had a weakness covering big name tight ends, don't you think it would be wise for them to draft a MLB that ...

    Blog | April 25, 2013
  8. Winston cut may shift thinking on No. 1 pick

    Bill Williamson

    After keeping four key players in the past two days, the new regime in Kansas City shed a big name in a move that could have an effect on the No. 1 pick in April's NFL draft. The Chiefs cut right tackle Eric Winston on Wednesday night. His signing...

    Blog | March 06, 2013
  9. Lack of value prevalent in AFC West

    Bill Williamson

    In an Insider piece, here is a look at the most overvalued players in the NFL. There is a strong AFC West presence. One name that sticks out is Denver defensive end Elvis Dumervil. I wonder if the Broncos will try to whittle down his contract. He ...

    Blog | March 04, 2013
  10. Mike Holmgren in mix in San Diego?

    Bill Williamson

    Well, six days into the San Diego Chargers' coaching search and we have our most intriguing name: Mike Holmgren. CBS Sports is reporting that the Chargers could talk to Holmgren. That would be quite the pursuit. It makes sense in some areas ...

    Blog | January 06, 2013
  11. Chargers' coach, GM hunt heating up

    Bill Williamson

    Now that the Kansas City Chiefs have hired Andy Reid, the coaching-search spotlight within the division is squarely on San Diego. Some interesting names are emerging. ESPN's Adam Schefter reports San Diego is one of several teams interested in ...

    Blog | January 05, 2013
  12. Will Chiefs go after a big fish?

    Bill Williamson

    Monday's events make the Kansas City Chiefs' head-coaching job one of the most intriguing openings in the NFL. It makes me wonder if Kansas City owner Clark Hunt is priming to go after a big-name coach. There are clearly some indications that t...

    Blog | December 31, 2012
  13. Chiefs cut 14

    Bill Williamson

    The Kansas City Chiefs became the first AFC West team to cut down to 75 players. The deadline is Monday afternoon. Every team must be down to 53 players Friday. There were no shockers here, although some of the names that stick out are receiver Je...

    Blog | August 26, 2012
  14. Could Fletcher Cox fit the Chiefs?

    Bill Williamson

    This is considered a deep draft class for defensive tackles. The name that has been on the top of the list has been Memphis' Dontari Poe. However, in recent weeks, Mississippi State's Fletcher Cox has been getting a lot of attention, and many scou...

    Blog | April 19, 2012
  15. Daboll takes over promising Chiefs offense

    Bill Williamson

    The Kansas City Chiefs' long journey for a new offensive coordinator took them back to one of the first names that popped up for the job. ESPN's Adam Schefter is reporting the Chiefs will hire Brian Daboll as coordinator of the potentially dangero...

    Blog | February 04, 2012
  16. Colts should consider ex-Raiders coach

    Bill Williamson is reporting that the Indianapolis Colts want to interview former Minnesota coach Brad Childress for their head-coaching opening. Here's another name the Colts should consider: Hue Jackson. If Childress is on the Colts' list, Jackson - who...

    Blog | January 20, 2012