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  1. Bethea suitable replacement for Whitner

    Bill Williamson

    The San Francisco 49ers went into free agency wanting to keep their own free agents because they feel so strongly about their roster. They re-signed receiver Anquan Boldin and kicker Phil Dawson. However, the plan got off course Tuesday morning wh...

    Blog | March 11, 2014
  2. Kicking options dwindling for 49ers

    Bill Williamson

    Don't blink, free agency moves fast -- and it hasn't even started yet. Tuesday morning we looked at potential replacements for the San Francisco 49ers' top options. In the meantime, the alternatives should kicker Phil Dawson go elsewhere have begu...

    Blog | March 11, 2014
  3. Possible 49ers replacements just in case

    Bill Williamson

    Free agency starts at 4 p.m. ET (1 p.m. PT) Tuesday. It is clear the San Francisco 49ers' plan of attack will be to sign their own top free agents. They secured their top free-agent priority, receiver Anquan Boldin, last week. Their other targets ...

    Blog | March 11, 2014
  4. MVP replacements: San Francisco 49ers

    Bill Williamson

    Whether it's a marquee QB or an interior defensive lineman, no team can afford to lose its most valuable player. So, who steps in if the unfathomable happens? Our NFL Nation reporters and Scouts Inc.'s Steve Muench and Kevin Weidl have teamed up t...

    Blog | February 07, 2014
  5. 49ers still murky at cornerback

    Bill Williamson

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The San Francisco 49ers are headed to Green Bay on Friday with questions at cornerback -- as there has been all week. The team listed Carlos Rogers and his replacement, Eric Wright, as questionable to play in Sunday's wild-card ...

    Blog | January 03, 2014
  6. Goldson's rookie replacement shines

    Bill Williamson

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- The San Francisco 49ers' defense has been playing at a high level all season and a big reason for it has been the steady play of the secondary. A key member of the group has been rookie Eric Reid. The first-round pick (the 4...

    Blog | December 11, 2013
  7. Montee Ball reacts to McGahee cut

    Bill Williamson

    On the day the Denver Broncos cut veteran running back Willis McGahee, they signed his replacement. Denver signed running back Montee Ball -- the team's second-round pick -- and cornerback Kayvon Webster -- the team's third-round pick. Denver's lo...

    Blog | June 13, 2013
  8. Rookie pass-rushing options for Denver

    Bill Williamson

    Expect the Denver Broncos to add a pass-rusher to their list of draft needs. Elvis Dumervil moved on after the infamous fax-machine fiasco. The team is looking for a replacement, but talks with Dwight Freeney and John Abraham are reportedly not go...

    Blog | March 27, 2013
  9. Raiders find replacement for McClain

    Bill Williamson

    The Oakland Raiders continued their theme of adding young starters on defense in an attempt to rebuild the team. Oakland has signed Chicago linebacker Nick Roach. He is 27 and versatile. He was a strongside starting linebacker but played in the mi...

    Blog | March 15, 2013
  10. Report: Broncos prep for post-Dumervil era

    Bill Williamson

    The Denver Post reports the Broncos likely won't cut pass-rusher Elvis Dumervil until a replacement is secured. And many are considering former Indianapolis Colts pass-rusher Dwight Freeney as the top candidate to replace Dumervil. The newspaper a...

    Blog | March 12, 2013
  11. Thomas, Beadles named to Pro Bowl

    Bill Williamson

    Two third-year Denver Broncos will make their Pro Bowl debuts Sunday in Hawaii. The NFL announced receiver Demaryius Thomas and guard Zane Beadles will be replacement players to the AFC roster. Thomas replaces New England's Wes Welker and Beadles ...

    Blog | January 21, 2013
  12. AFC West hirings: What's left?

    Bill Williamson

    It's been a busy 17 days in the AFC West since the end of the 2012 regular season. The Kansas City Chiefs and the San Diego Chargers both fired their general managers and head coaches and they each found replacements for both spots. Thus, the h...

    Blog | January 16, 2013
  13. AFC West Stock Watch

    Bill Williamson

    FALLING Terrelle Pryor's chances of being a starter anytime soon: I disagreed with the Oakland Raiders' decision to use Matt Leinart instead of Pryor as Carson Palmer's injury replacement at the Carolina Panthers. They know what they have in Leina...

    Blog | December 26, 2012
  14. D.J. Williams might get start

    Bill Williamson

    It looks like D.J. Williams might get his first start of the season. His outstanding replacement, Wesley Woodyard, is doubtful to play Thursday at Oakland. Woodyard, who leads the division with 100 tackles, was hurt Sunday against Tampa Bay. Wi...

    Blog | December 05, 2012
  15. NFL honors Brady Quinn

    Bill Williamson

    Buried as a backup, Brady Quinn probably wondered if he'd ever get a chance to be a starting quarterback again on more than just on an injury-replacement basis. Being the top dog for a week? Well, that probably was out of the question. Yet, it ...

    Blog | December 05, 2012
  16. Chiefs talk to former center

    Bill Williamson

    Kansas City coach Romeo Crennel confirmed that retired center Casey Wiegmann visited the team. He could join the team at some point, but nothing appears close to happening on that front. Wiegmann retired after last season. His replacement, Rodney ...

    Blog | September 28, 2012