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  1. Wright's absence isn't huge deal for 49ers

    Bill Williamson

    Update: The 49ers have officially announced Wright's retirement. He said in a statement he lost the passion for the game. The decision by Eric Wright to not attend minicamp likely won't affect the San Francisco 49ers too much, even though the corn...

    Blog | June 17, 2014
  2. Report: Broncos want OL Ryan Lilja

    Bill Williamson

    The Denver Broncos are considering reuniting Peyton Manning and offensive lineman Ryan Lilja. Fox Sports reported Tuesday night that the Broncos are talking to Lilja, 31, about ending his retirement. Lilja, who has seen time at guard and center, p...

    Blog | July 30, 2013
  3. Forget about Jeff Saturday in Denver

    Bill Williamson

    You can cross Jeff Saturday off a list of possible Denver Broncos center candidates. ESPN's Ed Werder reported that QB Peyton Manning's longtime battery mate has no plans of ending his retirement. Saturday, who retired after last season, is down t...

    Blog | July 29, 2013
  4. Alex Gibbs returns to help Broncos' O-line

    Bill Williamson

    John Elway the quarterback won two Super Bowl rings with Alex Gibbs directing his offensive line. Now, Elway the executive hopes Gibbs can help the Denver Broncos win another ring. The Broncos have brought Gibbs out of retirement to serve as a con...

    Blog | May 12, 2013
  5. Tomlinson-Smith truce is the right thing

    Bill Williamson

    One of the underlying storylines of LaDainian Tomlinson's pre-retirement return to the San Diego Chargers is his reconciliation with general manager A.J. Smith. A public rift between Smith and Tomlinson put a cloud over Tomlinson's departure in 20...

    Blog | June 19, 2012
  6. Where do Tomlinson and Allen stand?

    Bill Williamson

    Who is the best running back in NFL history? How about the AFC West? ESPN's SportsNation has a ranking poll with 15 of the greatest running backs of all time. The poll is in conjunction with the retirement of LaDainian Tomlinson. He hung 'em up...

    Blog | June 18, 2012
  7. Coach Fox lauds retired safety Dawkins

    Bill Williamson

    Denver coach John Fox just released a statement on the retirement of Denver safety Brian Dawkins. I will be back soon with some thoughts on Dawkins leaving the game. Here is Fox's statement: "Brian Dawkins is one of the best to ever play the ga...

    Blog | April 23, 2012
  8. AFC West notes

    Bill Williamson

    As expected, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports the Chargers have not talked to the retired Ricky Williams. He told a radio station this week he'd consider coming out of retirement for the chance to play for his hometown Chargers. He recently retire...

    Blog | March 30, 2012
  9. Broncos miss on Brandon Meriweather

    Bill Williamson

    ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the Washington Redskins have landed safety Brandon Meriweather. Denver is looking for a veteran safety with Brian Dawkins considering retirement. Meriweather did visit with Denver. The Broncos also visited with Clevel...

    Blog | March 15, 2012
  10. Emotional Dielman says goodbye

    Bill Williamson

    San Diego guard Kris Dielman conducted an emotional news conference Thursday to announce his retirement. The news conference was attended by several teammates, coaches and team employees. An under-the-radar mauler, Dielman was reportedly full of e...

    Blog | March 01, 2012
  11. Thoughts on Kris Dielman's retirement

    Bill Williamson

    The San Diego Union-Tribune - which reported Monday that San Diego Chargers guard Kris Dielman was expected to retire - now says Dielman will announce his retirement at a press conference Thursday. Some thoughts on the decision: Great career: D...

    Blog | February 28, 2012
  12. Report: Kris Dielman expected to retire

    Bill Williamson

    It appears the San Diego Chargers will have another high-priority need this offseason. UT San Diego is reporting standout guard Kris Dielman is expected to announce his retirement soon. The news is a bit surprising because there have been reports ...

    Blog | February 27, 2012
  13. Report: Hardwick won't retire

    Bill Williamson

    As expected, center Nick Hardwick will play in 2012. Whether it will be with the San Diego Chargers is up to the team. Hardwick is a free agent and he raised questions about his future late in the season when he said he was considering retirement....

    Blog | February 14, 2012
  14. AFC West retirement watch

    Bill Williamson

    In the first week of the NFL offseason,'s Hot Read is a look at how players deal with deciding whether to retire or not. In her usual deft style, Elizabeth Merrill takes the reader through the struggles that players and their families go ...

    Blog | February 09, 2012
  15. Tomlinson back in San Diego?

    Bill Williamson

    While he is considering retirement, former San Diego star running back LaDainian Tomlinson said in a radio interview he'd consider going back to San Diego along with playing for every other team in the NFL. That's great and all. But I don't see Sa...

    Blog | January 06, 2012
  16. AFC West memories of Randy Moss

    Bill Williamson

    Some quick thoughts on the retirement of star receiver Randy Moss at 34 years old: The valley of Moss' career (other than his time with the Minnesota Vikings and Tennessee Titans) last season was the two years spent in Oakland, spanning 2005-06. M...

    Blog | August 01, 2011