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  1. 49ers switch gears to Locker

    Bill Williamson

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- There is no doubt the news that the San Francisco 49ers will face Jake Locker instead of Ryan Fitzpatrick on Sunday will change the team's defensive plans. Locker is much more mobile and runs some read-option plays. Locker was ...

    Blog | October 19, 2013
  2. 49ers switch gears to Trent Richardson

    Bill Williamson

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Count 49ers defensive back Bubba Ventrone among the many who was caught off guard Wednesday afternoon when the Indianapolis Colts acquired second-year running back Trent Richardson from the Cleveland Browns. The massive trad...

    Blog | September 19, 2013
  3. Pro Bowl: Justin Houston in, Von Miller out

    Bill Williamson

    There has been an AFC West switch-out at linebacker for the Pro Bowl. Kansas City's Justin Houston will replace Denver's Von Miller, who will miss the game with a minor injury. It will not have an effect on his 2013 season. Houston was a third-...

    Blog | January 22, 2013
  4. Jets switch gears for Chargers

    Bill Williamson

    It will not be the Turnover Bowl. It will not be return of Tebow Time in the AFC West. It will just be the 5-9 San Diego Chargers against Greg McElroy and the similarly-playoff eliminated New York Jets on Sunday. That's no fun. After a di...

    Blog | December 18, 2012
  5. By the numbers: Why Tebow took over

    Bill Williamson

    If you crunch the numbers -- as Jason York of ESPN Stats & Information did -- there are some statistics that make it clear why the Denver Broncos made the switch from Kyle Orton to Tim Tebow. Tebow will be Denver's starting quarterback Sunday at M...

    Blog | October 17, 2011
  6. You pick it: AFC West storylines

    Bill Williamson

    The candidates are: Denver goes to 4-3 defense: Denver hired New Orleans defensive coordinator Dennis Allen, which is another indication that Denver will switch from a 3-4 to a 4-3 defense. Like new Denver head coach John Fox, Allen has been coach...

    Blog | February 02, 2011
  7. Broncos likely to switch to 4-3

    Bill Williamson

    The Denver Broncos just officially announced the hiring of New Orleans secondary coach Dennis Allen as their defensive coordinator. Denver also hired linebackers coach Richard Smith and linebacker coach Ron Milus. Both Smith and Milus were with Jo...

    Blog | January 25, 2011
  8. You pick it: AFC West storylines

    Bill Williamson

    The candidates are: Seymour signs tender: Oakland defensive end Richard Seymour signed his $12 million-plus franchise tender after missing Oakland's entire offseason program. Kolby Smith switches AFC West teams: After being cut by Kansas City, ...

    Blog | June 23, 2010
  9. Trades hint Oakland may switch to 3-4

    Bill Williamson

    For the second time in an otherwise quiet offseason, the Oakland Raiders are trying to resurrect the career of a former high draft pick who is best suited to be a 3-4 defensive player. Quentin Groves told ESPN.com he has been traded from Jacksonvi...

    Blog | April 21, 2010
  10. You pick it responses

    Bill Williamson

    We had a runaway winner in this week's "you pick it" feature. Readers believe San Diego's trade of No. 3 quarterback Charlie Whitehurst to Seattle for a switch of second-round picks next month (San Diego now picks at No. 40 and Seattle picks at No...

    Blog | March 26, 2010
  11. AFC West mailbag

    Bill Williamson

    Kaspar from Lewisburg, W.Va., wants to know if Oakland could switch to a 3-4 defense now that it traded for Kamerion Wimbley from Cleveland. Bill Williamson: I don't think so. While Wimbley has been a 3-4 player, you can't change your entire defen...

    Blog | March 17, 2010
  12. Several transactions in the AFC West

    Bill Williamson

    Posted by ESPN.com's Bill Williamson There were several transactions involving the AFC West on Sunday. Kansas City made a big switch at tackle. It cut Barry Richardson and claimed tackle Ryan O'Callaghan. He comes from New England. He starte...

    Blog | September 06, 2009
  13. Denver is a good first opponent for Quinn

    Bill Williamson

    Posted by ESPN.com's Bill Williamson My thoughts on the Cleveland Browns deciding to start Brady Quinn in front of Derek Anderson on Thursday against Denver? Good timing. Don't discount the timing of this quarterback switch. The Browns are putting Qu...

    Blog | November 03, 2008
  14. Broncos make switch at receiver

    Bill Williamson

    Posted by ESPN.com's Bill Williamson The Broncos have re-signed wide receiver Glenn Martinez today. He replaces receiver Cliff Russell who was put on the injured reserve. Russell was taken off the field on a stretcher in Denver's 33-19 loss at Kansas...

    Blog | September 30, 2008