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  1. Early look at potential first-round picks

    Bill Williamson

    With the college football season about to commence, ESPN draft analyst Todd McShay is getting his ducks in a row by ranking the top players at each position . While McShay's board will surely change due to production (both positive and negative) a...

    Blog | August 21, 2014
  2. Derek Carr of Oakland Raiders to sit vs. Green Bay Packers

    Bill Williamson

    The Oakland Raiders are being cautious with rookie quarterback Derek Carr, choosing to sit him for Friday night's preseason game at Green Bay Packers, coach Dennis Allen told the NFL Network.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2014
  3. Rookie guard Gabe Jackson brings power

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Gabe Jackson has always been the power guy. The son of a high school coach, Jackson was famous for knocking around defensive linemen in high school and then at Mississippi State. Yet, Jackson, a third-round pick of the Oakland R...

    Blog | August 21, 2014
  4. Allen has high hopes for Khalil Mack

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Khalil Mack hasn't been dominant yet in the preseason, however Oakland Raiders coach Dennis Allen is not one bit concerned about the No. 5 overall draft pick. There has been some grumbling that the outside linebacker hasn't stoo...

    Blog | August 19, 2014
  5. Decision looms on Raiders' DJ Hayden

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- There has been much speculation of whether oft-injured 2013 first-round pick DJ Hayden will start the regular season on the physically unable to perform list because of an injured foot. Tuesday, Oakland coach Dennis Allen said t...

    Blog | August 19, 2014
  6. Rookie watch

    Bill Williamson

    A look at how some San Francisco 49ers' draft picks fared Thursday night in a 23-3 loss at Baltimore: Jimmie Ward: The first-round pick looked pretty good. He played nickel cornerback (which will be his primary role in the regular season) on the f...

    Blog | August 08, 2014
  7. Are the picks coming for Chris Cook?

    Bill Williamson

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- If Chris Cook keeps this up, he may have something for his mantle very soon. When the San Francisco 49ers signed Cook this offseason, the book on him was he had poor play-making ability. The reason? The former second-round p...

    Blog | August 04, 2014
  8. What we have learned about the 49ers so far

    Bill Williamson

    The San Francisco 49ers are about to start their fifth day of training camp. Let's look at three things that have become evident thus far in camp: Hyde looks good and he needs to stay healthy: Second-round pick running back Carlos Hyde has looked ...

    Blog | July 29, 2014
  9. 49ers camp report: Jimmie Ward shines

    Bill Williamson

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Jimmie Ward didn't waste any time making his presence felt as a San Francisco 49er. The 49ers' first-round pick intercepted a pass from standout quarterback Colin Kaepernick on the third play of 7-on-7 scrimmage in the team'...

    Blog | July 24, 2014
  10. 49ers mailbag: Lets start training camp

    Bill Williamson

    Without further ado, here's the San Francisco 49ers training camp opening-day mailbag: Jacob from Sacramento wants to know if I think first-round pick Jimmie Ward will win the starting nickel cornerback job. Bill Williamson: I do, yes. Ward was...

    Blog | July 24, 2014
  11. Best-case scenario: Carlos Hyde

    Bill Williamson

    We are looking at the best-case scenario for some draft picks of the San Francisco 49ers. Player: Carlos Hyde Position: RB Round: 2 Earliest he could have big role: Week 1 Why is there an opportunity? The 49ers are a run-heavy team. T...

    Blog | July 21, 2014
  12. San Francisco 49ers RB Marcus Lattimore nears end of long road ba...

    Bill Williamson

    Niners running back Marcus Lattimore's long road back from a devastating knee injury, one he hasn't traveled alone, is nearing the end, writes Bill Williamson.

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2014
  13. What to expect from 49ers' rookies

    Bill Williamson

    Now that the offseason portion of the year is over, let's take a look where each of the San Francisco 49ers' 12 draft picks stand heading into training camp, which starts July 24. First round Jimmie Ward: The nickel cornerback has been recoveri...

    Blog | June 23, 2014
  14. Tank Carradine appears ready to roll

    Bill Williamson

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Vic Fangio is finally seeing the Tank Carradine the San Francisco 49ers drafted and he likes what he sees. Carradine, a second-round pick in 2013, has been working this offseason after not playing last season as he recovered...

    Blog | June 18, 2014
  15. Mailbag: Is Aldon Smith elite?

    Bill Williamson

    Weekend mail call: Rory from San Francisco wants to know if I think Carlos Hyde or Marcus Lattimore will get first crack at taking carries away from Frank Gore. Bill Williamson: I'd think it's going to be Hyde. They used a premium pick on him, ...

    Blog | June 14, 2014
  16. Mangini has long had his eye on TE Davis

    Bill Williamson

    Eric Mangini has been waiting a long time to work with Vernon Davis. Perhaps next week he will get his chance. Via ESPN.com's Rich Cimini, Mangini told the Hartford Courant that he almost drafted Davis with the No. 4 overall pick in the 2006 d...

    Blog | June 09, 2014