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  1. With Jim Harbaugh off table, whats next for Raiders

    Bill Williamson

    The Oakland Raiders were hoping to make a splash in their next coaching hire, their seventh in the past 13 years. On the first day of the coaching search, however, they know they will not get their top choice. With Jim Harbaugh reportedly ready to...

    Blog | December 29, 2014
  2. Latavius Murray appears set at starting tailback

    Bill Williamson

    Last week, Tony Sparano wasn't ready to proclaim that young running back Latavius Murray would become the workhorse for the rest of the season. Now it appears Murray is in line to be just that. After missing last week's 52-0 loss at St. Louis, Mur...

    Blog | December 09, 2014
  3. Derek Carr: 'I settled down in second half'

    Bill Williamson

    SEATTLE -- Observed and heard in the locker room after the Oakland Raiders' 30-24 loss to the Seahawks: Carr is ready to win: "I want to win so bad," Carr said. He said he was trying to do too much in the first half, when Oakland fell behind 24-3 ...

    Blog | November 02, 2014
  4. D.J. Hayden says he ready to contribute

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- The Oakland Raiders will not rush D.J. Hayden back to the playing field. However, the 2013 No. 12 overall pick is determined to show he is ready to make a contribution as soon as possible. The cornerback got off to a good start ...

    Blog | October 15, 2014
  5. Derek Carr, D.J. Hayden injury updates

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Oakland Raiders interim coach Tony Sparano wasn't ready to declare rookie quarterback Derek Carr healthy enough to play Sunday against the San Diego Chargers, but all signs are pointing that way. Sparano did say the team expects 20...

    Blog | October 09, 2014
  6. Menelik Watson may be ready for another shot

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- When training camp began, the Oakland Raiders were hopeful talented -- but raw -- second-year offensive tackle Menelik Watson would be ready to take over as a starter. However, the 2013 second-round draft pick was slowed by a la...

    Blog | October 09, 2014
  7. Khalil Mack ready to stop former college teammate Branden Oliver

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Branden Oliver had his coming-out party in Week 5. The San Diego Chargers' 5-foot-7, 208-pound undrafted rookie tailback is suddenly going to be a focal point for the Oakland Raiders' defensive coaches. Oliver had 114 yards rush...

    Blog | October 07, 2014
  8. Miles Burris ready to play, Sio Moore is not

    Bill Williamson

    It appears the Oakland Raiders will have at least one healthy starting linebacker Sunday against the Dolphins in London. Miles Burris practiced Friday for the second straight day and it looks like he should be fine to play. He was in a walking boo...

    Blog | September 26, 2014
  9. Allen's focus on field, not job security

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- With speculation mounting that his job could soon be on the line, Oakland Raiders coach Dennis Allen said his focus remains on improving the team, not his own job security. "What matters is getting ready for the New England Patr...

    Blog | September 17, 2014
  10. Chimdi Chekwa back in No. 3 CB mix

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- It appears Chimdi Chekwa is on his way to becoming the Oakland Raiders' No. 3 cornerback again. Ckewka practiced fully Thursday, an indication that he is ready to play after missing several weeks with a knee injury. He returned ...

    Blog | September 11, 2014
  11. Analysts chime in on Carr decision

    Bill Williamson

    I caught up with ESPN analysts Louis Riddick and Matt Williamson to get their thoughts on the Oakland Raiders' decision to start rookie Derek Carr to see if they think he is ready for the task. Both Riddick and Williamson see reasons for Oakland t...

    Blog | September 02, 2014
  12. Oakland Raiders coach Dennis Allen hedges on starter after Derek ...

    Bill Williamson

    The play of rookie Derek Carr might have changed Dennis Allen's mind on a starting quarterback.

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2014
  13. 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
  14. Ready for a 2015 mock draft?

    Bill Williamson

    Did you miss seeing mock drafts? I mean, it has almost been a week since the first round of the NFL draft. We had a feeling you had a hankering for some more mocking, so, without hesitation, in an Insider piece, we present Todd McShay's very first...

    Blog | May 14, 2014
  15. C.J. Spillman has hand surgery

    Bill Williamson

    San Francisco 49ers special teams ace C.J. Spillman had hand surgery on Wednesday. While Spillman may miss some time during organized team activities in June, he is expected to be ready by training camp.Spillman mentioned the surgery on Instragram...

    Blog | May 07, 2014
  16. Aldon Smith has 2015 contract option picked up by San Francisco 4...

    Bill Williamson

    The San Francisco 49ers have picked up the 2015 contract option on linebacker Aldon Smith.

    Story | Conversation | May 02, 2014