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  1. Scout lauds Hyde selection

    Bill Williamson

    The San Francisco 49ers has been roundly applauded for their draft class. One of the players who stands out is Ohio State running back Carlos Hyde, who the 49ers took with the No. 57 overall pick in the second round. The rugged Hyde is considered ...

    Blog | May 13, 2014
  2. Take a spin on the NFL draft machine

    Bill Williamson

    Who doesn't love the NFL draft? The annual NFL player selection process starts in 45 days. In one of my favorite features, fans can work up their own mock draft for the entire seven-round process in our draft machine. The 49ers are exp...

    Blog | March 24, 2014
  3. Eric Reid treasures Pro Bowl experience

    Bill Williamson

    One San Francisco 49er had one more long trip to make after a rugged playoff run. Eric Reid is glad he did. The 49ers' first-round pick was the team's lone representative (the team's eight original Pro Bowl selections didn't play because of injuri...

    Blog | January 29, 2014
  4. Ahmad Brooks of San Francisco 49ers misses practice due to illnes...

    Bill Williamson

    While the San Francisco 49ers' two biggest injury question marks practiced Wednesday, a key defender was unexpectedly absent.

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2014
  5. Pro Bowl selections: San Francisco 49ers

    Bill Williamson

    The San Francisco 49ers had eight players named to the Pro Bowl on Friday night. Who made it: LB Ahmad Brooks, LB NaVorro Bowman, tight end Vernon Davis, RB Frank Gore, G Mike Iupati, DL Justin Smith, LT Joe Staley, LB Patrick Willis. My though...

    Blog | December 27, 2013
  6. Eric Fisher starting well for Chiefs

    Bill Williamson

    The No. 1 overall pick in this year's NFL draft made his preseason debut Friday night. And, afterward, the Kansas City Chiefs have no qualms about their selection of right tackle Eric Fisher. "I thought he did a good job," coach Andy Reid told rep...

    Blog | August 10, 2013
  7. Bill Polian likes Manti Te'o fit in San Diego

    Bill Williamson

    Tom Telesco worked under Bill Polian for years. Polian, now an ESPN analyst, kept close tabs on Telesco's first draft as the general manager of the San Diego Chargers. Polian applauded the most talked about choice of Telesco's -- the selection ...

    Blog | May 01, 2013
  8. Chargers had to like Lane Johnson effort

    Bill Williamson

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Lane Johnson did nothing Saturday to keep his name out of the mix to be the San Diego Chargers' selection with the No. 11 overall draft pick. As expected, the Oklahoma left tackle was blazing fast in the 40-yard dash at the NFL sco...

    Blog | February 23, 2013
  9. Crennel is key to Dontari Poe pick

    Bill Williamson

    Had Todd Haley remained the head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs, the selection of Dontari Poe may not have worked. But the Chiefs are now Romeo Crennel's team, and that's why taking Poe at No. 11 in the NFL draft on Thursday might be a shrewd mov...

    Blog | April 26, 2012
  10. Does Trent Richardson fit with the Chiefs?

    Bill Williamson

    It's starting to be mock draft season. There have been several early efforts, including this one from Fox Sports. I enjoy looking at mocks to see if I agree with the thinking for each AFC West team. Sometimes, I'm surprised by the selection and...

    Blog | January 19, 2012
  11. Final Pro Bowl thoughts

    Bill Williamson

    Here are a few more thoughts I have on Tuesday's Pro Bowl selections: I've heard a lot in the past several hours since the AFC Pro Bowl team was announced that Philip Rivers was an undeserving selection on the team and Tim Tebow may have been snu...

    Blog | December 28, 2011
  12. What does Pryor mean to Campbell?

    Bill Williamson

    A lot has been made about how the Oakland Raiders' selection of Terrelle Pryor in the third round of the supplemental draft will affect Oakland starting quarterback Jason Campbell. This is how I see it: It doesn't affect Campbell. Pryor was dra...

    Blog | August 24, 2011
  13. Answering questions about Terrelle Pryor

    Bill Williamson

    The NFL world is still reacting to the Raiders' selection of former Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor in the third round of the supplemental draft Monday. ESPN columnist Jemelle Hill believes it's a low-risk endeavor for Oakland. I've been del...

    Blog | August 24, 2011
  14. The kings of the underrated

    Bill Williamson

    It's Underrated Friday (if that's even possible) here at Earlier Friday, our blog network presented an underrated player for each NFL team. Our AFC West selections went this way: D.J. Williams (Denver), Brandon Carr (Kansas City), Marcel...

    Blog | June 10, 2011
  15. Sound-off responses

    Bill Williamson

    Several Denver Broncos' fans responded to our sound-off question, asking if they were happy with Denver's selection of Texas A&M linebacker Von Miller over Alabama defensive tackle Marcell Dareus with the No. 2. Most fans who responded agree with...

    Blog | May 05, 2011
  16. Ready for another mock draft?

    Bill Williamson

    Todd McShay has the unenviable task of projecting his first 2012 mock draft in an Insider piece. It's a difficult task because the prospect list could change dramatically in the next year. Plus, the projected selection order will likely change dra...

    Blog | May 04, 2011