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  1. Denver Broncos' Von Miller fined $7,500 for unnecessary roughness...

    Bill Williamson

    Von Miller is going to have to pay for losing his temper in a losing effort.

    Story | Conversation | January 20, 2012
  2. Oakland Raiders: Moving on

    Bill Williamson

    Here are some areas the Oakland Raiders need to focus on after a 31-19 home loss to New England on Sunday: Recap: It was a tough day for the Raiders in a spotlight game against a top AFC opponent. Last week, the Raiders were on the top of the worl...

    Blog | October 03, 2011
  3. Rapid Reaction: Patriots 31, Raiders 19

    Bill Williamson

    OAKLAND - A look at a down day for the Raiders: What does it mean: The Raiders aren't ready to compete with the game's elite. Not yet, at least. After an impressive win over the New York Jets last week, the Raiders were handled pretty easily by Ne...

    Blog | October 02, 2011
  4. Oakland-bound

    Bill Williamson

    I will be in Oakland on Sunday for the Raiders' biggest game in years. I think this is Oakland's biggest regular-season since the 2002 season. The Raiders went to the Super Bowl that season. They haven't had a winning record since. Thus, no game h...

    Blog | October 01, 2011
  5. Tom Brady heads home on historic pace

    Bill Williamson

    Now, that the Oakland Raiders just registered their biggest win in years by knocking off the New York Jets, they have a real sturdy test. They need to stop Tom Brady. The Bay Area native (who grew up a short ride over a bridge from Oakland) wil...

    Blog | September 27, 2011
  6. Moving on: Oakland Raiders

    Bill Williamson

    Here are some areas the Oakland Raiders need to focus on after a 34-24 home victory over the New York Jets: Recap: Be fired up, Raider Nation. Be very fired up. This was a huge early-season win and I love everything about it. It was just so impres...

    Blog | September 26, 2011
  7. Jets give Jackson 'bully' inspiration

    Bill Williamson

    Oakland Raiders coach Hue Jackson has long talked about building a "bully" in the Bay Area. He wants his team to be tough and rough. He wants to set the tone on offense with physical play up front and he wants knock you silly on defense. A model for ...

    Blog | September 22, 2011
  8. Wild Tuesday scuttlebutt

    Bill Williamson

    ESPN's Adam Schefter reported the Patriots are planning to cut linebacker Tully Banta-Cain. He had 15 sacks the past two season. He was in New England with both Kansas City general manager Scott Pioli and Chiefs defensive coordinator Romeo Crennel. T...

    Blog | July 26, 2011
  9. What's the best non-division rivalry?

    Bill Williamson

    I was listening to ESPN's "SportsCenter" while I worked this morning and it was said that New England and Indianapolis, which meet this weekend, is the best non-division rivalry in the NFL. I can't argue with that. Those teams have had some great bat...

    Blog | November 17, 2010
  10. Where could Shawne Merriman go?

    Bill Williamson

    Wednesday's waiver wire will be the most anticipated in recent NFL history. Randy Moss has company with another former Pro Bowl player on the open market Wednesday. The Chargers have officially waived linebacker Shawne Merriman, which was expected...

    Blog | November 02, 2010
  11. Pioli likes his two new coordinators

    Bill Williamson

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Scott Pioli is excited about his first key additions to his 2010 Kansas City Chiefs. While here for the NFL combine, Pioli spoke to the media Thursday. In his typical close-to-the-vest approach, the Chiefs general manager had littl...

    Blog | February 25, 2010
  12. Jets or Patriots will play at San Diego

    Bill Williamson

    The San Diego Chargers will host either the New York Jets or the New England Patriots in an AFC divisional playoff game Jan. 17. Kickoff is set for 4:40 p.m ET. The Jets beat Cincinnati, 24-14, in an AFC wild card game Saturday. The Jets are the N...

    Blog | January 09, 2010
  13. A look at San Diego's possible opponents

    Bill Williamson

    San Diego will host an AFC divisional round playoff game Jan. 17. The Chargers are the No. 2 seed in the playoffs and have a first-round bye this week. The only two teams in the playoffs San Diego can't play in the divisional round are No. 1 India...

    Blog | January 05, 2010
  14. McDaniels makes clear statement on Marshall talks

    Bill Williamson

    Posted by's Bill Williamson Josh McDaniels has not garnered a reputation for being particularly forthright when it comes to personnel matters. McDaniels comes from New England, where playing it close to the vest has become an art form....

    Blog | September 02, 2009
  15. Denver tries, but misses out on O'Connell

    Bill Williamson

    Posted by's Bill Williamson Josh McDaniels will not be reunited with quarterback Kevin O'Connell. But McDaniels tried. Denver put a waiver claim on the quarterback, who was cut by New England on Monday. He was a third-round pick in ...

    Blog | September 01, 2009
  16. Early AFC West notes from owners' meeting

    Bill Williamson

    Posted by's Bill Williamson DANA POINT, Calif. -- Some early afternoon thoughts from the NFL owners' meeting where team officials are currently locked inside conference rooms. The NFL is implementing a new policy that will sto...

    Blog | March 23, 2009