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  1. Raiders hungry to get first win

    Bill Williamson

    The Oakland Raiders have lost an NFL-worst nine straight games and are 0-3 as they try to turn their season in the right direction Sunday against Miami in London. Needless to say, their playoff chances look slim. According to ESPN Stats & Info...

    Blog | September 25, 2014
  2. AFC West Stock Watch

    Bill Williamson

    FALLING Takeo Spikes' postseason dreams: You have to feel bad for Spikes. The San Diego linebacker has been one of the NFL's great competitors in his 15-year career. Yet it has been a career that has never seen postseason play. When the Chargers w...

    Blog | December 19, 2012
  3. AFC West playoff scenarios

    Bill Williamson

    The AFC West title comes down to this: If the Denver Broncos (8-3) win one more game or if the San Diego Chargers (4-7) lose one more, Denver will win the division. The Oakland Raiders (3-8) have already been eliminated and the Kansas City Chiefs ...

    Blog | November 26, 2012
  4. Palmer trade conditions are set

    Bill Williamson

    The Oakland Raiders will own their first-round pick in 2013 even if they go on a deep playoff run. The team clarified Wednesday that the trade conditions of the Carson Palmer trade with Cincinnati last October was all based on the Raiders' 2011 pe...

    Blog | June 06, 2012
  5. Oakland Raiders schedule analysis

    Bill Williamson

    Breakdown: The Reggie McKenzie/Dennis Allen era starts in style as the Raiders host San Diego on "Monday Night Football" in Week 1. It's a rematch of a game that knocked the Raiders out of playoff contention last season in Hue Jackson's last game wit...

    Blog | April 17, 2012
  6. The Chargers to win the AFC West?

    Bill Williamson

    I suppose it's never too early to predict the 2012 season. I mean, after all, the 2011 season is already three days old. In an Insider piece , the popular NFL playoff predictor is back at it. And there's good news for the San Diego Chargers. Wh...

    Blog | February 08, 2012
  7. Raiders must prepare for small draft class

    Bill Williamson

    For most teams that are out of the playoffs, it is time to starting thinking about draft plans. But it is difficult for the Oakland Raiders to go that route. As of now they own just two picks in the entire draft: one each in the fifth and sixth...

    Blog | January 04, 2012
  8. Oakland Raiders out of wild-card race

    Bill Williamson

    DENVER -- There will be only one AFC West team in the playoffs. The Oakland Raiders have been eliminated from wild-card contention because both the New York Jets and the Houston Texans lost. The Raiders had two wild-card avenues and both were clos...

    Blog | January 01, 2012
  9. One player to watch

    Bill Williamson

    One player to watch from each AFC West team in Week 17: Denver Broncos, Tim Tebow, quarterback: It's been all about Tebow in Denver as the Broncos fought their way into the playoff picture. It won't change as Denver tries to get into the playoffs ...

    Blog | December 29, 2011
  10. Seymour swats his way to honor

    Bill Williamson

    The Oakland Raiders announced Pro Bowl defensive lineman Richard Seymour has been honored as the AFC special teams player of the week. That's what happens when a player keeps his team in the playoff hunt. Seymour blocked two 49-yard field goal att...

    Blog | December 27, 2011
  11. Final Word: AFC West

    Bill Williamson

    Five nuggets of knowledge about Week 16: Will the Denver Broncos' playoff hopes get buffaloed again? Good thing there aren't many players from the 2008 Broncos team still in a Denver uniform. The situation is eerily similar. The Broncos are playin...

    Blog | December 23, 2011
  12. Oakland Raiders: Moving On

    Bill Williamson

    Here are some areas the Oakland Raiders need to focus on after a 28-27 loss to visiting Detroit on Sunday: Recap: This one stings badly in Oakland. If the Raiders don't make the playoffs, they will look back at this game with extreme sorrow. The L...

    Blog | December 19, 2011
  13. Despite loss, Broncos still on playoff pace

    Bill Williamson

    DENVER -- The Denver Broncos ended up getting their obligatory late-game miracle after all. While Denver was in the waning moments of its first loss since October -- the Broncos fumbled away a 41-23 home loss to the opportunistic New England Patri...

    Blog | December 18, 2011
  14. Playoff predictor likes Broncos, not Raiders

    Bill Williamson

    According to ESPN's playoff predictor, which is an Insider piece, the Denver Broncos are in line to make the playoffs, while the Oakland Raiders are not. The two teams are tied for first place in the AFC West at 7-5. Denver has a 61 percent chance...

    Blog | December 06, 2011
  15. Tim Tebow, Broncos catch Raiders

    Bill Williamson

    Tired of TebowMania yet, non-Denver Broncos fans? Well, of course you are. But buckle up because Tim Tebow isn't going anywhere -- other than perhaps to the postseason. One of NFL's most remarkable stories took another remarkable turn Sunday as...

    Blog | December 04, 2011
  16. Raiders, Broncos surge, Chargers flail

    Bill Williamson

    This is the time of the season when teams show if they are ready to stay in the playoff race. The Oakland Raiders and Denver Broncos showed they will remain relevant for the stretch run. The San Diego Chargers? Well, the team that was widely expec...

    Blog | November 20, 2011