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  1. 2015 Hall of Fame finalist: Tim Brown

    Bill Williamson

    Tim Brown is living proof of the Pro Football Hall of Fame logjam. Brown has been eligible for election since 2010. He has been one of the 15 modern-day finalists all six years. Brown, a former Oakland Raiders star wide receiver and return man, is...

    Blog | January 30, 2015
  2. Latavius Murray enjoying extra work

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Latavius Murray keeps one thing in mind when he returns a kickoff -- it's just like a running play. "I tuck the ball and I look for the blocking patterns and the holes,' the Oakland Raiders' intriguing running back/return man sa...

    Blog | August 21, 2014
  3. Preparing for Day 3

    Bill Williamson

    Random San Francisco 49ers notes as we prepare for Day 3 of the NFL draft: Running back/return man LaMichael James is working out on his own and is open to a trade, but 49ers general manager Trent Baalke is sticking to his approach -- the 49ers l...

    Blog | May 10, 2014
  4. Stopping Tavon Austin key for 49ers

    Bill Williamson

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- The San Francisco 49ers' coverage units had a brilliant night in their first meeting against rookie return man Tavon Austin. Austin had just 19 yards on six punt returns in a 35-11 49ers' win at the St. Louis Rams in Week 4....

    Blog | November 27, 2013
  5. James hopes to return punts Sunday

    Bill Williamson

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- LaMichael James has been itching for a chance to contribute this season for the San Francisco 49ers. Sunday, it could come as a return man. The second-year player said he has been practicing punt returns, working after pract...

    Blog | November 07, 2013
  6. Ranking the AFC West returners

    Bill Williamson

    Our AFC West positional rankings series concludes with a look at the top return man in the AFC West: 1. Trindon Holliday, Denver: Perhaps the most dynamic return man in the game right now. 2. Josh Cribbs, Oakland: Free-agent addition should hel...

    Blog | July 04, 2013
  7. Raiders lift return game with Josh Cribbs

    Bill Williamson

    A day after New York Jets general manager John Idzik said he didn't think Josh Cribbs was healthy, the aging but dynamic return man has signed with the Oakland Raiders. The longtime Cleveland receiver/returner nearly signed with Arizona earlier in...

    Blog | May 15, 2013
  8. Trindon Holliday's perfect season

    Bill Williamson

    The 1972 Miami Dolphins may have to worry about Trindon Holliday. The Denver Broncos' return man went 16-0 in the regular season. He was with the Houston Texans for the first five games of the season. Houston was 5-0 in those games, Holliday wa...

    Blog | December 31, 2012
  9. Mailbag: Eddie Royal a fit in San Diego?

    Bill Williamson

    Mid-week mail call: Justin R. Blacksburg, VA. wants to know if Denver free agent receiver/return man Eddie Royal could be a fit in San Diego. Bill Williamson: I'm not sure Royal will be a priority for any team, but he could be an interesting, e...

    Blog | February 15, 2012
  10. Evening AFC West notes

    Bill Williamson

    Key Kansas City Chiefs reserve cornerback Javier Arenas was limited Friday by an ankle injury that did not keep him out of any work earlier in the week. Arenas, a top return man, is questionable to play Sunday against the visiting Miami Dolphins. ...

    Blog | November 04, 2011
  11. San Diego Chargers' cut are in

    Bill Williamson

    The San Diego Chargers just announced their cuts. Notable players who were let go include defensive end Ogemdi Nwagbuo, receiver Seyi Ajirotutu and rookie quarterback Scott Tolzien. Among the players who survived the cut were receiver/return man Brya...

    Blog | September 03, 2011
  12. Norv Turner wants Darren Sproles back

    Bill Williamson

    Despite the fact that the San Diego Chargers drafted two return men and a change-of-pace running back, the San Diego Union Tribune reports that coach Norv Turner said he wants to keep free-agent running back Darren Sproles. Turner told the paper: ...

    Blog | May 04, 2011
  13. AFC West mailbag

    Bill Williamson

    Weekend mail call: Derek from Los Angeles wants to know if I think Oakland Raiders' return man Jacoby Ford will be nullified because of the new NFL kickoff rules. Bill Williamson: Well, Derek, I think every return man will be challenged now tha...

    Blog | March 27, 2011
  14. What does J.J. Arrington trade mean?

    Bill Williamson

    J.J. Arrington has been a Bronco for two years, but he will not play a game for the team. In a surprise move, Denver traded the running back/return man to Philadelphia for linebacker Joe Mays. According to people close to Arrington, the move wa...

    Blog | July 30, 2010
  15. Evening notes: Denver inks another pick

    Bill Williamson

    Cornerback Perrish Cox became the third draft pick Denver has signed after he inked a deal with the Broncos Wednesday. A fifth-round pick from Oklahoma State, Cox is expected to vie for time as a return man during his rookie season. Second-round p...

    Blog | June 09, 2010
  16. Chiefs bypass ND stars for McCluster

    Bill Williamson

    A day after hitting a home run with safety Eric Berry at No. 5, the Chiefs raised some eyebrows Friday when they took Mississippi running back/receiver/return man Dexter McCluster. The Chiefs bypassed Notre Dame stars Jimmy Clausen and Golden Tate...

    Blog | April 23, 2010