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  1. Matt Schaub is not the next Rich Gannon

    Bill Williamson

    OK, this is what I don't want to hear: Matt Schaub is going to be the next Rich Gannon. Yeah, yeah, we know the tale: Older guy comes to Oakland with his career on life support. He revitalizes it, along with the entire franchise, goes on to win an...

    Blog | March 21, 2014
  2. Rich Gannon chimes in on Oakland trade

    Bill Williamson

    I caught up with the last highly-successful Oakland Raiders' quarterback, Rich Gannon, Monday night to talk about the team's acquisition of quarterback Matt Flynn. Some coaches around the league think Flynn can be a Gannon-like player. Gannon's ca...

    Blog | April 01, 2013
  3. Raiders' QB trade has many layers

    Bill Williamson

    The Oakland Raiders' reconstruction of their roster has hit the most important position on the field: quarterback. The Raiders acquired Matt Flynn from Seattle for two draft picks Monday. Like many of the changes this year, the move was fueled ...

    Blog | April 01, 2013
  4. Brown's backtracking helps Callahan

    Bill Williamson

    This is why it was so important for Bill Callahan to strike back. It is giving him a chance to see this stunning story to go away. Late Tuesday night, the former Oakland head coach -- whose ethics were put into question by former Oakland receiver ...

    Blog | January 23, 2013
  5. Callahan 'outraged' by Brown comments

    Bill Williamson

    The NFL world was waiting for Bill Callahan to respond to serious allegations levied against him by former Oakland Raiders receiver Tim Brown. Tuesday night, Callahan -- now an assistant coach in Dallas -- came back with a response in a long state...

    Blog | January 23, 2013
  6. Jerry Rice takes Tim Brown's side

    Bill Williamson

    The Tim Brown-Bill Callahan head-scratching story has gained new legs. Jerry Rice backed up Brown's claims that Callahan sabotaged Oakland's chances before its 48-21 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the Super Bowl 10 year ago. Brown said Callah...

    Blog | January 22, 2013
  7. Thoughts from Oakland's camp

    Bill Williamson

    NAPA, Calif. -- Some thoughts on the Oakland Raiders' first day of training camp: The news of the day was that the Raiders had to put starting linebacker Aaron Curry on the physically unable to perform list with a knee issue that has been botherin...

    Blog | July 30, 2012
  8. Raiders ready to run 'real defense'

    Bill Williamson

    A modern NFL defense is the order for the Oakland Raiders in 2012 and count veteran safety Michael Huff as a major advocate of the change in philosophy. The Oakland defense has long been considered out of date. As the Raiders transition from the l...

    Blog | June 13, 2012
  9. Plaxico Burress likes Raiders, among others

    Bill Williamson

    It's clear Plaxico Burress wants to play in the NFL in 2012. And it's also clear that he'd play anywhere. The receiver, who will turn 35 in August, appeared on SiriusXM NFL Radio with hosts Adam Schein and Rich Gannon. Gannon asked Burress his ...

    Blog | May 10, 2012
  10. Report: V. Jackson might interest Redskins

    Bill Williamson

    The Washington Post reports the Redskins might make a run at San Diego Chargers receiver Vincent Jackson in free agency. I can see this happening. The Redskins were one of the teams that considered trading for Jackson while he held out in the 2010...

    Blog | February 29, 2012
  11. Al Davis' greatest hits

    Bill Williamson

    Let's look at some of the biggest moves Al Davis -- who died Saturday at the age of 82 -- made since he joined the Raiders in 1963. We'll go in chronological order: Hiring John Madden: This set the program in motion. Davis and Madden were a great ...

    Blog | October 08, 2011
  12. Rich Gannon sticks up for Tim Tebow

    Bill Williamson

    LeBron James has company when it comes to defending Denver quarterback Tim Tebow against criticism levied by ESPN analyst Merril Hoge. Former Oakland quarterback Rich Gannon questioned the ability of Hoge -- a former running back -- to evaluate qu...

    Blog | August 04, 2011
  13. Tim Brown's hometown dream

    Bill Williamson

    It was clearly disappointing for Tim Brown not to make the Pro Football hall of Fame last year in his first year of eligibility. However, it would be a thrill of a lifetime for Brown to be elected into the hall of fame Saturday in his hometown of ...

    Blog | February 02, 2011
  14. Oakland thrilled to start Jason Campbell era

    Bill Williamson

    What's the best attribute Jason Campbell brings to Oakland? Very simple: He's not JaMarcus Russell. Campbell, after a fairly undistinguished career in Washington, has legions of believers in Oakland. The Raiders believe Campbell can lead them t...

    Blog | September 10, 2010
  15. Reading Raiders headlines

    Bill Williamson

    A look at some interesting stories written about the Raiders: Top pick Rolando McClain said he has no intentions of holding out. My take: The more I read and hear about this kid, the more I like this pick. McClain seems like an old-school playe...

    Blog | June 07, 2010
  16. How big would McNabb's impact be?

    Bill Williamson

    Just how would Donovan McNabb impact the Oakland Raiders if he were to be traded to them? McNabbOf course he'd help, but ESPN's John Clayton has an interesting column on the topic. Clayton thinks McNabb would make Oakland - which has lost 11 or mo...

    Blog | April 02, 2010