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  1. Catching up with the AFC West's rookies

    Bill Williamson

    Posted by's Bill Williamson As the second preseason week begins, here is a quick check up on some of the top draft picks in the AFC West: Denver No. 1 pick Ryan Clady: The left tackle has had a tough job the past several days. He had to ...

    Blog | August 15, 2008
  2. Kiper, McShay expect good fits at No. 30

    Bill Williamson

    Earlier Tuesday, we looked at scenarios in which the San Francisco 49ers could miss a player at one of their top need positions -- cornerback and receiver -- with the No. 30 pick. In a recent conference call with NFL Nation reporters, ESPN draft e...

    Blog | April 29, 2014
  3. Roby's legal issue could affect 49ers

    Bill Williamson

    Former Ohio State cornerback Bradley Roby was arrested over the weekend for OVI -- operating a motor vehicle while impaired -- in Ohio. He is considered a top NFL draft prospect and could be a target of the 49ers at pick No. 30. However, because o...

    Blog | April 24, 2014
  4. Where 49ers fit in with Kiper Jr.'s top 100

    Bill Williamson

    In an Insider piece, Mel Kiper Jr. reveals his top 100 players. That is an interesting number as far as the San Francisco 49ers are concerned. They have six of the first 100 picks in the May 8-10 draft. No other team has as many. Let's take a look...

    Blog | April 22, 2014
  5. 49ers' draft will be top heavy

    Bill Williamson

    The San Francisco 49ers enjoyed a draft weekend victory Monday when the NFL announced its 32 compensatory draft picks. The 49ers were one of four teams to receive a top comp-pick prize for the May 8-10 draft -- a third-round pick. The pick is the ...

    Blog | March 24, 2014
  6. 49ers continue to study prospects

    Bill Williamson

    Continuing their draft scouting process, the 49ers had representatives at Clemson's and TCU's pro days Thursday. The best player at Clemson is receiver Sammy Watkins, who would greatly fit the 49ers. But he might be a top-five pick, so it would requi...

    Blog | March 06, 2014
  7. 49ers have draft approach choices to make

    Bill Williamson

    The San Francisco 49ers will have options in the draft. They are expected to have 12 draft picks and they have few needs. The team has a choice to make when it comes to how to handle the top of the draft. The 49ers own the No. 30 pick in the first...

    Blog | February 24, 2014
  8. Change is likely at receiver

    Bill Williamson

    One of the San Francisco 49ers' top need positions is wide receiver. There's a strong chance the team could use their first draft pick on the position. Let's take a look at their 2013 receivers and where they stand moving forward: Michael Crabt...

    Blog | January 28, 2014
  9. Chat wrap: Getting ready for Seahawks

    Bill Williamson

    Here are some highlights from our San Francisco 49ers chat, held Thursday: Mike from Chico, CA: I have heard several people say the first need we need to shore up in the draft is backup QB. Wouldn't it be a waste of a top-three round pick on a QB...

    Blog | December 05, 2013
  10. Glenn Dorsey finds fit with 49ers

    Bill Williamson

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. - I've covered Glenn Dorsey since he came into the NFL in 2008 as a ballyhooed top-five draft pick of the Kansas City Chiefs. I have talked to him on several occasions. I spoke with him again this week, and I've never seen him mor...

    Blog | October 12, 2013
  11. Chargers will like this Kiper big board, too

    Bill Williamson

    Earlier, we looked at Mel Kiper's first big board for the 2014 draft. Here is a look at Kiper's first offering for the 2013 draft. What stands out is the San Diego Chargers' first three picks are in ranked in the top 18 on Kiper's board. That'...

    Blog | May 08, 2013
  12. The most interesting draft picks

    Bill Williamson

    I asked ESPN's Matt Williamson to give me one draft pick per team in the AFC West that most interests him, regardless of round. He had plenty to say: Denver: This was a solid effort for the Broncos, clearly the top team in the AFC West. The pick I...

    Blog | April 29, 2013
  13. San Diego is good fit for Manti Te'o

    Bill Williamson

    Had the NFL draft been held the day after Manti Te'o and Notre Dame were handled in the national championship game by Alabama, the inside linebacker would have been considered a steal if he was a top-10 pick. After all, this is a player who was co...

    Blog | April 26, 2013
  14. Kansas City Chiefs mock draft

    Bill Williamson

    I will present full mock drafts for each AFC West team. We will go in order of the first pick in the division. First up is the Kansas City Chiefs. Summary: I could easily see Central Michigan left tackle Eric Fisher being the top choice, but I've ...

    Blog | April 25, 2013
  15. Kiper sees Chiefs making quick turnaround

    Bill Williamson

    Mel Kiper is all in on the Kansas City Chiefs. In this Hot Button topic, Kiper and Todd McShay debated which teams that pick in the top five in this week's draft -- Kansas City, Jacksonville, Oakland, Philadelphia and Detroit --- are ready to make...

    Blog | April 22, 2013
  16. Denver Broncos draft options

    Bill Williamson

    Let's take a look at some possible targets of the Denver Broncos, who have the No. 28 pick in the April 25-27 draft: Tank Carradine, defensive end, Florida State Why is he a top prospect? He has tremendous pass-rush burst and great college fil...

    Blog | April 20, 2013