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  1. Three players Oakland won't sign

    Bill Williamson

    Oakland general manager Reggie McKenzie told reporters that the team will not sign veteran receivers Plaxico Burress, Terrell Owens or Chad Johnson. It does end speculation that any of these players could end up in the Silver and Black. But it bec...

    Blog | September 13, 2012
  2. Jabar Gaffney makes sense for Raiders

    Bill Williamson

    The Oakland Raiders reportedly visited with veteran receiver Jabar Gaffney on Wednesday. The move makes sense for a couple of reasons. First, the Raiders are banged up at receiver. Starter Denarius Moore (hamstring) and No. 3 receiver Jacoby Ford ...

    Blog | September 05, 2012
  3. Rookie receivers now key for Raiders

    Bill Williamson

    Rod Streater and Juron Criner have been the stories of the summer for the Oakland Raiders. Good thing. The rookies may be needed when the regular season starts. After two injuries and a now questionable trade, the Raiders are dangerously thin at r...

    Blog | August 19, 2012
  4. Observation deck: Chargers-Cowboys

    Bill Williamson

    A look at the Chargers' 28-20 home victory over Dallas on Saturday night: First, some bad, bad news: Second-year receiver Vincent Brown suffered a broken left ankle. U-T San Diego reports that he will have surgery and will miss at least eight w...

    Blog | August 19, 2012
  5. Coach: Jacoby Ford could miss opener

    Bill Williamson

    Oakland coach Dennis Allen told reporters that No. 3 receiver Jacoby Ford may miss some time with a sprained foot. It is the same foot that cost Ford several games last season. Allen said the injury could keep Ford out of action once the regular s...

    Blog | August 18, 2012
  6. AFC West notes

    Bill Williamson

    Oakland coach Dennis Allen said it is getting close to the point where injured linebacker Aaron Curry might have to miss the season opener. Curry is getting a second opinion on his injured knees. If Curry misses any portion of the season, fourth-roun...

    Blog | August 12, 2012
  7. Raiders need to bypass one more old WR

    Bill Williamson

    One old, potentially-disruptive receiver down, one to go. When the Seattle Seahawks signed Terrell Owens on Monday night, it ended long speculation the Raiders could be interested in the receiver. The speculation was fueled by the fact that he is ...

    Blog | August 07, 2012
  8. Evening AFC West notes

    Bill Williamson

    The Raiders start to put in some 3-4 looks for the defense during practice Friday. The fact that they waited until the fifth day of camp is another strong sign that this will be a 4-3 base with the occasional 3-4 setup. The Denver Post reports tha...

    Blog | August 03, 2012
  9. Plaxico Burress likes Raiders, among others

    Bill Williamson

    It's clear Plaxico Burress wants to play in the NFL in 2012. And it's also clear that he'd play anywhere. The receiver, who will turn 35 in August, appeared on SiriusXM NFL Radio with hosts Adam Schein and Rich Gannon. Gannon asked Burress his ...

    Blog | May 10, 2012
  10. English takes step out Chargers' plans

    Bill Williamson

    Linebacker Larry English was drafted in 2009 by the San Diego Chargers to be the eventual replacement for the injury prone Shawne Merriman. Will the same fate happen to English in the next draft? Like Merriman, English has been hampered by inju...

    Blog | October 26, 2011
  11. Report: Larry English injured again

    Bill Williamson

    The San Diego Union Tribune is reporting Chargers' 2009 first-round pick Larry English has suffered another broken foot. He clearly will miss extensive time if could land on the injured reserve. The paper writes that injuries could potentially de...

    Blog | October 25, 2011
  12. One player to watch

    Bill Williamson

    A key player to watch in Week 8 for each AFC West team: Denver: J.D. Walton, center: The Broncos' second-year center will have his hands full with the Lions' aggressive defensive line Sunday. Detroit's pressure begins with Ndamukong Suh. He'll be ...

    Blog | October 24, 2011
  13. Early AFC West notes

    Bill Williamson

    ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the Jets are closing in on a deal to retain cornerback Antonio Cromartie. He had been connected to the Raiders as a replacement for Nnamdi Asomugha. I don't think it's the end of the world that the Raiders aren't getting ...

    Blog | July 31, 2011
  14. Analyst: Chargers should consider Burress

    Bill Williamson

    On ESPN's "NFL Live" earlier Monday, analyst Tim Hasselbeck listed the San Diego Chargers as one of the teams that should consider signing receiver Plaxico Burress, who was recently was released from prison. Does it make sense? First of all, he...

    Blog | June 13, 2011
  15. AFC West notes

    Bill Williamson

    Catching up on the AFC West headlines on a June Friday evening: The Oakland Tribune looks at the chances Plaxico Burress will up with the Raiders. Here's my take on the situation. The legal guardian of Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor beli...

    Blog | June 03, 2011
  16. Could Burress be AFC West-bound?

    Bill Williamson

    Our NFL blog network looked at possible landing spots for receiver Plaxico Burress. Burress, who'll turn 34 in August, is about to be released from prison and he is expected to resume his playing career. We looked at the chances of Burress landing...

    Blog | June 03, 2011