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  1. Raiders have to show some promise

    Bill Williamson

    Random thoughts on the Oakland Raiders' 28-20 loss at New Orleans on Friday night: The key for the Raiders this summer is to make progress. Some progress appeared to be made in the preseason opener last week against Dallas. Oakland showed it had s...

    Blog | August 17, 2013
  2. Key Raiders suffer setbacks

    Bill Williamson

    A promising day of practice turned into a frustrating one for the Oakland Raiders on Wednesday. The team started practice with rookie tackle Menelik Watson and defensive tackle Pat Sims, free-agent pickup. But both players had to leave practice ea...

    Blog | August 07, 2013
  3. Camp Confidential: Oakland Raiders

    Bill Williamson

    NAPA, Calif. -- The Oakland Raiders are basically starting over. In the second year of the Reggie McKenzie-Dennis Allen era, the team has hit the reset button. The Raiders kept several high-dollar players at start of the post-Al Davis era in 2012 ...

    Blog | August 07, 2013
  4. Charles Woodson gets his number

    Bill Williamson

    Wednesday was a day in the AFC West for longtime standouts to reunite with familiar numbers. One went smoothly. The other, not so much. Earlier Wednesday, the San Diego Chargers announced new pass-rusher Dwight Freeney will wear No. 93. He wore...

    Blog | July 24, 2013
  5. Chat wrap: Danny Woodhead's role

    Bill Williamson

    We held our AFC West chat earlier Wednesday. Here are some highlights: Denver Jason from Denver: Is Champ Bailey's age catching up with him or was his performance in last year's playoffs an anomaly? Bill Williamson: He's 35, it's catching up...

    Blog | July 03, 2013
  6. Mailbag: Raiders' cornerbacks

    Bill Williamson

    Mid-week mail call: Marco from San Jose wants to know which, free-agent cornerback pickup, Mike Jenkins or Tracy Porter, will help the Oakland Raiders more this season. Bill Williamson: I think Jenkins has the first chance to start opposite fir...

    Blog | July 03, 2013
  7. Ranking the AFC West defensive backs

    Bill Williamson

    Our AFC West 2013 positional rankings series marches on with a deep, strong group of defensive backs: 1. Eric Weddle, San Diego: He is everything you want in a safety. He is a complete player. 2. Eric Berry, Kansas City: With extended health, t...

    Blog | July 01, 2013
  8. Eight in the Box: Secondary status check

    Bill Williamson

    How does each AFC West team look in the secondary, and what still needs to be done? Denver Broncos: The Broncos are set in the secondary. Denver added key pieces throughout the roster as it tries to make a Super Bowl run. It signed Dominique Rodge...

    Blog | June 21, 2013
  9. Raiders' defense going back to Davis years

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- The Al Davis Oakland Raiders were known for playing man-to-man coverage in the secondary. The late Oakland owner would be pleased. The 2013 Oakland Raiders are going back to those days in essence. The Raiders have to spend a ...

    Blog | June 04, 2013
  10. Raiders looking for leaders

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Some thoughts from the Raiders' OTA session Monday: I found it interesting that Oakland coach Dennis Allen is putting a huge premium on finding leaders on both sides of the ball. Allen said identifying leaders is "huge" in the b...

    Blog | June 03, 2013
  11. Where the Raiders have most improved

    Bill Williamson

    In a year of rebuilding there is no question the area in which the Oakland Raiders have most improved is in the secondary. Oakland had perhaps the worst secondary in the NFL last season, especially at cornerback. But in the midst of rebuilding wit...

    Blog | May 30, 2013
  12. Raiders help secondary with CB Hayden

    Bill Williamson

    Reports have linked the Oakland Raiders with Houston cornerback D.J. Hayden over the past couple of days after he visited the Raiders last week. Now Hayden will be making Oakland his home. The Raiders took the Houston cornerback Thursda...

    Blog | April 25, 2013
  13. Chat wrap: Chargers in position to swap

    Bill Williamson

    Here are some highlights from our AFC West chat, which was held earlier Thursday: Denver Michael Murphy from Thornton, Colo.: Why does everybody think Denver is going to take a Cornerback? They are 5 deep. Bailey, DRC, Harris, Bolden, and Carte...

    Blog | April 18, 2013
  14. Reviewing the Raiders' busy week

    Bill Williamson

    The Oakland Raiders made most of the headlines in the division last week while I was on vacation. The Raiders made several signings, and like earlier moves, these moves are inexpensive additions in an attempt to fill the roster. Let's review some...

    Blog | April 15, 2013
  15. Chiefs, Chargers add depth

    Bill Williamson

    ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the Kansas City Chiefs will sign former Green Bay linebacker Frank Zombo. He is a special teamer and backup. He was in Green Bay with new Kansas City general manager John Dorsey. The Chargers signed former Tennessee an...

    Blog | April 03, 2013
  16. Raiders still looking at cornerbacks

    Bill Williamson

    Oakland's expected visit with cornerback Mike Jenkins took place Tuesday. Earlier in the day, the team agreed to terms on a one-year deal with former Denver cornerback Tracy Porter. The Raiders need another starting cornerback. Jenkins has some in...

    Blog | April 02, 2013