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  1. Injury to Gabe Jackson another challenge to Raiders' run game

    Bill Williamson

    The Oakland Raiders are failing to establish a run game, and the offensive line is struggling in its support. Adding to the problem is a solid rookie left guard is dealing with an injury. Oakland interim coach Tony Sparano acknowledged Monday that...

    Blog | November 03, 2014
  2. Watt TD prime example of Raiders' issues

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- No play has exemplified the Oakland Raiders' woes on defense more than J.J. Watt's one-yard touchdown catch to start the Houston Texans' onslaught Sunday. Yes, Watt is a defensive end. That's the problem. Watt entered the fie...

    Blog | September 16, 2014
  3. Wrap-up: Chargers 27, Jets 17

    Bill Williamson

    A look at a good effort by the Chargers: What it means: Not a whole lot, really. The Chargers are 6-9 and they have clinched second place in a bad division. This is the Chargers' second road win in three weeks. But the problem is the Chargers have...

    Blog | December 23, 2012
  4. Could Carter be answer in Oakland?

    Bill Williamson

    The Oakland Raiders have a lot of needs after starting 0-2 for the first time in five years. One of the issues is a lack of a pass rush. Oakland, which has two sacks in two games, is considering addressing the problem with a second workout for And...

    Blog | September 18, 2012
  5. Raiders Camp Watch

    Bill Williamson

    Three thoughts as training camps open around the NFL One thing I'm certain of: The Raiders will be careful with running back Darren McFadden. He is the team's best player and he is the key to the team's success in 2012. The problem with McFadden, ...

    Blog | July 25, 2012
  6. Final Word: AFC West

    Bill Williamson

    Five nuggets of knowledge about Week 1: Can Raiders keep streak alive? The Raiders were the kings of intra-division games last season when they went 6-0 in the AFC West. The problem was, Oakland went 2-8 outside of the division and finished in thi...

    Blog | September 09, 2011
  7. Chat wrap: Chiefs aren't getting worse

    Bill Williamson

    Here are some highlights from our AFC West chat, which was held earlier Thursday: Denver Jack from Boston: I think the problem most Broncos fans who support Tebow is that even at Orton's best the Broncos aren't going to win more than 6-7 games-...

    Blog | August 04, 2011
  8. Campbell talks about Raiders' East camp

    Bill Williamson

    Oakland quarterback Jason Campbell told that he expects 25-30 Oakland players to be in Atlanta next week for workouts organized by Campbell and defensive lineman Richard Seymour. "We could have had more," Campbell said, "but the problem is...

    Blog | May 16, 2011
  9. Will Gonzo recognize the Chiefs on Friday?

    Bill Williamson

    Former Kansas City star tight end Tony Gonzalez is looking forward to seeing his old teammates Friday night when the Atlanta Falcons host the Chiefs. The problem is, Gonzalez doesn't know many of the 2010 Chiefs. Since Gonzalez, one of the greates...

    Blog | August 11, 2010
  10. Where would Cutler fit?

    Bill Williamson

    Posted by's Bill Williamson This is what we know: The Denver Broncos tried to trade quarterback Jay Cutler in an attempt to get Matt Cassel. The problem for Denver and new coach Josh McDaniels, who wanted to reunite with Cassel, is that ...

    Blog | March 02, 2009
  11. AFC West areas of improvement

    Bill Williamson

    Posted by's Bill Williamson Here is one area each AFC West team needs to improve upon from the last game. Denver Time of possession: The Broncos were very efficient against Atlanta in their 24-20 win on Sunday. The problem was they didn't h...

    Blog | November 20, 2008
  12. Around the AFC West

    Bill Williamson

    Posted by's Bill Williamson Denver The Broncos' young tackles are not the problem. Kansas City The Chiefs' young cornerbacks are not intimidated by the thought of facing Brett Favre. Oakland The Raiders are raring to unleash the Wildca...

    Blog | October 25, 2008
  13. Tony Sparano: Raiders need to stop creating new issues

    Bill Williamson

    The Oakland Raiders are 0-7. They clearly have multiple issues that are keeping them from winning a game. On Monday, interim coach Tony Sparano said the team's main objective is to stop having to "patch up" a problem, after fixing another. Continu...

    Blog | October 27, 2014
  14. Charles Woodson on third-down defense: 'It's killing us'

    Bill Williamson

    OAKLAND, Calif. -- Random thoughts after the Oakland Raiders' 24-13 home loss to Arizona that dropped the Raiders to 0-6: The Raiders' biggest problem (and there's many) is their third-down defense. It has been dreadful. The Raiders entered their...

    Blog | October 20, 2014
  15. Raiders trying to fix third-down defense issues

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- One of the 0-5 Oakland Raiders' biggest problems this season has been third-down defense. The Raiders have been gutted on third down, as Oakland has allowed opponents to convert 51.4 percent on third down, leading the league. Ac...

    Blog | October 17, 2014
  16. The Film Dont Lie: Raiders

    Bill Williamson

    A weekly look at what the Oakland Raiders must fix: The Raiders are having big problems on defense as they prepare to host the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday. The Raiders can't stop the pass or the run. But their biggest issue to immediately fix i...

    Blog | October 14, 2014