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  1. San Francisco 49ers rookie review

    Bill Williamson

    With the San Francisco 49ers' season over, let's take a look at the impact made by the rookie class: First round: The 49ers traded up to take safety Eric Reid at No. 18 and they have not been disappointed. He made the Pro Bowl after a strong seaso...

    Blog | January 28, 2014
  2. Future still bright for Tank Carradine

    Bill Williamson

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Some thoughts on the San Francisco 49ers' roster moves Tuesday: Placing defensive lineman Tank Carradine on injured reserve: The rookie season for the 49ers' second-round pick will essentially be a redshirt year. Carradine, ...

    Blog | December 10, 2013
  3. The unlikely story of Darryl Morris

    Bill Williamson

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Did anyone ever think the San Francisco 49ers would keep Darryl Morris ahead of Nnamdi Asomugha? Essentially, the rookie cornerback is the reason the 49ers cut Asomugha, who two years ago was considered one of the NFL's top ...

    Blog | November 07, 2013
  4. Midway point rookie review

    Bill Williamson

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- With the San Francisco 49ers' regular season half over, let's take a look at the impact made by the rookie class: First round: Safety Eric Reid. The 49ers traded up to take Reid at No. 18 and they have not been disappointed....

    Blog | November 01, 2013
  5. Patton's injury opens door for Baldwin

    Bill Williamson

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Quinton Patton's bad break may be a good one for Jon Baldwin. It appears Baldwin will get a chance for extra playing time now that Patton has a broken foot. The rookie was hurt in the San Francisco 49ers' 35-11 win at St. Lo...

    Blog | September 27, 2013
  6. Manti Te'o still not practicing

    Bill Williamson

    Another week of practice has started, and Manti Te'o continues to be on the sideline. The rookie inside linebacker was the only San Diego Charger not to practice because of health reasons Wednesday as the team prepared to travel to Philadelphia on...

    Blog | September 11, 2013
  7. Bray to get chance before Stanzi

    Bill Williamson

    The Tyler Bray-Ricky Stanzi battle to be the No. 3 quarterback in Kansas City is far from over. The final determination will be made based on performance in the four preseason games. However, we clearly have an early favorite: the rookie Bray. ...

    Blog | August 06, 2013
  8. Nagging injuries hit Raiders

    Bill Williamson

    NAPA, Calif. - The Oakland Raiders haven't suffered any colossal training-camp injuries, but nagging bumps and bruises are starting to pile up. The rookie class was affected Tuesday. Running back Latavius Murray, a sixth-round pick, didn't practic...

    Blog | July 30, 2013
  9. What it takes to get rookies signed

    Bill Williamson

    There are fewer than 50 unsigned draft picks in the NFL and just five in the AFC West. The rookie contract format from the new collective bargaining agreement has taken away one of the silliest summertime NFL traditions: the rookie holdout. There ...

    Blog | June 14, 2013
  10. Manning says Broncos counting on Ball

    Bill Williamson

    Montee Ball has Peyton Time after practice time. After the Denver Broncos' OTA workouts, quarterback Peyton Manning has set aside time for himself and the rookie running back from Wisconsin to go over some things. The reason? Manning expects the s...

    Blog | May 31, 2013
  11. Revisiting Gruden chats with rookie QBs

    Bill Williamson

    One of the more interesting aspects of training camp in the AFC West this summer will be watching the progess of the rookie quarterbacks. Every team added a quarterback. Oakland took Arkansas' Tyler Wilson in the fourth round. San Diego took South...

    Blog | May 09, 2013
  12. One guy to watch

    Bill Williamson

    A player to watch from all four AFC West teams: Denver, Ronnie Hillman, running back: The rookie will get extensive playing time at Kansas City on Sunday with starting running back Willis McGahee for the next eight weeks with a knee injury. Hillma...

    Blog | November 22, 2012
  13. Melvin Ingram fined for Drew Brees hit

    Bill Williamson

    Melvin Ingram's hit on Drew Brees on Sunday night cost the San Diego Chargers. On Friday, it cost Ingram. The NFL said it fined the rookie pass-rusher $15,750 for roughing the passer. He struck Brees in the head and neck area. Ingram was penali...

    Blog | October 12, 2012
  14. Raiders cut college hoopster

    Bill Williamson

    So much for the Andre Hardy experiment in Oakland, as the Raiders waived the rookie on Monday. Hardy was intriguing because he was a college basketball player who the Raiders signed as a tight end. With the likes of Antonio Gates and Jimmy Graham ...

    Blog | May 14, 2012
  15. One player to watch

    Bill Williamson

    One player from each AFC West team to watch in Week 4: Denver: Von Miller, linebacker: The rookie has played very well in his first three NFL games. He had a sack in each of the past two games and the No. 2 overall draft pick is a big reason this ...

    Blog | September 29, 2011
  16. Chiefs honor Charles, Berry

    Bill Williamson

    The Kansas City Chiefs named running back Jamaal Charles the winner of their Derrick Thomas award and named safety Eric Berry as the winner of their Mack Lee award. The Thomas award goes to the team MVP and the Lee award goes to the rookie of the yea...

    Blog | February 10, 2011