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  1. Raiders to start season against familiar face

    Bill Williamson

    Darrius Heyward-Bey is one of the poster children for the Oakland Raiders' recent woes. The speedy, but not so sure-handed receiver was the No. 7 overall pick of Raiders in the 2009 NFL draft. But Heyward-Bey, despite having a decent third season ...

    Blog | September 02, 2013
  2. Report: Raiders agree to terms with Hayden

    Bill Williamson

    Any worry that the Oakland Raiders will start training camp Friday without top pick D.J. Hayden apparently is over. NFL reporter Adam Caplan reports the cornerback has agreed to terms, and unless there are unexpected complications, Hayden is expec...

    Blog | July 25, 2013
  3. Raiders ink Menelik Watson

    Bill Williamson

    The Oakland Raiders have signed second-round pick Menelik Watson. The tackle from Florida State was the final second-round pick to sign in the NFL. It is important that he got signed before the beginning of Oakland's camp. The Raiders' first pract...

    Blog | July 24, 2013
  4. Ex-Raider ends strange, short career

    Bill Williamson

    Rolando McClain just closed the book on one of the most disappointing, bizarre NFL careers in recent memory. The linebacker -- who was the No. 8 overall pick of the Oakland Raiders in 2010 -- has retired from the NFL. He is 23. McClain was rece...

    Blog | May 15, 2013
  5. Will Raiders, Chargers be involved in deals?

    Bill Williamson

    As the NFL draft approaches, there has been growing speculation that both the Oakland Raiders and the San Diego Chargers could be involved in trades early in the process. The Raiders have been receiving calls for the No. 3 pick and the pick is exp...

    Blog | April 25, 2013
  6. Raiders could get pick of litter on defense

    Bill Williamson

    Perhaps the Oakland Raiders will have the entire defensive side of the ball at their disposal when the No. 3 over pick rolls around in Thursday night's NFL draft. ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the word around the league is left tackles Luke Joeckel...

    Blog | April 23, 2013
  7. Oakland Raiders draft options

    Bill Williamson

    We have discussed extensively what the Kansas City Chiefs might do with the No. 1 pick. Now, leading up to the NFL draft (April 25-27), we will take deeper looks at possibilities for the three other teams in the AFC West. We start with the Oakland Ra...

    Blog | March 30, 2013
  8. Chiefs taking a look at Sharrif Floyd

    Bill Williamson

    The Kansas City Chiefs' college tour has hit Gainesville, Fla., as ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the team's brass is working out Florida defensive lineman Sharrif Floyd on Monday. The Chiefs have the No. 1 overall pick in April's NFL draft and are ...

    Blog | March 25, 2013
  9. Draft trade market still soft

    Bill Williamson

    The leaders of the Kansas City Chiefs and the Oakland Raiders both said at the NFL combine that they are open to trading their top picks in the right situation. The Chiefs have the No. 1 pick and the Raiders have the No. 3 pick. The Chiefs would b...

    Blog | February 28, 2013
  10. AFC West mock draft: Take III

    Bill Williamson

    With the NFL combine over, here is my third mock draft for AFC West teams' first-round picks. We will periodically update as we move closer to the April draft. 1. Kansas City Chiefs: OT Luke Joeckel, Texas A&M. I don't love this choice because...

    Blog | February 27, 2013
  11. Should Geno Smith be an Oakland target?

    Bill Williamson

    Earlier Tuesday, I had a Twitter discussion with several readers about the idea of the Oakland Raiders taking West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith with the No. 3 pick in the NFL draft. There have been a lot of rumors that the Raiders could be inte...

    Blog | January 29, 2013
  12. AFC West primed for the draft

    Bill Williamson

    The 2013 NFL draft is going to be important in the AFC West. The 1-10 Kansas City Chiefs are on pace to get the No. 1 pick and the 3-8 Oakland Raiders and 4-7 Chargers are not far behind. As of now, Oakland is on pace for the No. 4 pick and the Ch...

    Blog | November 28, 2012
  13. Ranking the AFC West's UFAs

    Bill Williamson

    While so much attention is paid to NFL draft picks, college free agents are often overlooked simply because they weren't drafted. Every year, one or two undrafted free agents seem to make each 53-man roster. I asked college prospect guru Steve Mue...

    Blog | May 01, 2012
  14. Reggie McKenzie pleased with comp-pick prizes

    Bill Williamson

    Reggie McKenzie has more draft picks that he expected. The NFL awarded the Oakland Raiders three compensatory picks in next month's draft as a result of several free-agent losses in 2011. A pleased McKenzie conducted a conference call with medi...

    Blog | March 26, 2012
  15. AFC West mock draft: Take II

    Bill Williamson

    After attending the NFL combine in Indianapolis, here is my second AFC West mock draft for the teams' first round picks. We will do this periodically after major events such as key free-agent signings and pro day workouts: 11. Kansas City Chiefs, ...

    Blog | February 29, 2012
  16. 2011 AFC West draft rewind

    Bill Williamson

    As each team in the AFC West prepares for the NFL scouting combine next week, let's review the AFC West 2011 draft classes: DENVER BRONCOS First pick: Linebacker Von Miller , No. 2 overall Total picks: Nine Stars: Miller was the shining s...

    Blog | February 14, 2012