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  1. Benson Mayowa heads back to first NFL home

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Benson Mayowa's NFL career appears to be taking off, so it is fitting he's playing his next game where it all started. The Oakland Raiders claimed Mayowa off waivers in September from the Seattle Seahawks. The Raiders liked Mayo...

    Blog | October 30, 2014
  2. Raiders keep the waiver-claim train moving

    Bill Williamson

    The Oakland Raiders are utilizing their high waiver-claim priority. The 0-4 Raiders made their second claim in as many days Tuesday by calming linebacker Ray-Ray Armstrong off waivers from St. Louis. The Raiders put linebacker Kaluka Maiava on the...

    Blog | October 07, 2014
  3. What to expect now that Tyvon Branch is on Raiders' injured reser...

    Bill Williamson

    The Oakland Raiders have made it official: Starting safety Tyvon Branch has been put on the injured reserve with a broken foot and safety Brandian Ross has been claimed off waivers from Miami. The Raiders cut Ross last month. Here are some thought...

    Blog | September 24, 2014
  4. Benson Mayowa gets fast playing time

    Bill Williamson

    One of the Oakland Raiders' bottom-of-the-roster decisions that stood out Sunday was the activation of defensive end Benson Mayowa. Mayowa was claimed last week off waivers from the Seattle Seahawks. In just a week, Mayowa proved to the Raiders' c...

    Blog | September 08, 2014
  5. Positions where Raiders could add players

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. - When the Oakland Raiders set their 53-man roster on Saturday, the construction of their roster will be far from done. I expect the Raiders to work the waiver wire in the first couple of weeks of the season. Here is a look at some...

    Blog | August 27, 2014
  6. 49ers cut lackluster Jonathan Baldwin

    Bill Williamson

    This is all you need to know about the impact Jonathan Baldwin made with the San Francisco 49ers -- he was waived to make room for undrafted rookie who was just cut. The 49ers waived Baldwin on Sunday and claimed L'Damian Washington off waivers fr...

    Blog | August 03, 2014
  7. Ex-49er Asomugha clears waivers

    Bill Williamson

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- The San Francisco 49ers are stuck with Nnamdi Asomugha's entire $1.35 million contract. Asomugha was not claimed on waivers Tuesday, a day after the team cut the 32-year-old cornerback. There was no room for Asomugha on the ...

    Blog | November 05, 2013
  8. San Francisco 49ers activate Eric Wright, waive Nnamdi Asomugha

    Bill Williamson

    The San Francisco 49ers are activating cornerback Eric Wright from the non-football injury list and placing cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha on waivers Monday, league sources told ESPN Senior NFL Insider Chris Mortensen.

    Story | Conversation | November 04, 2013
  9. Chris Harper cut to make roster room

    Bill Williamson

    When the San Francisco 49ers claimed Chris Harper off waivers from the Seattle Seahawks in early September they had big plans for him. The 49ers wanted the receiver to play a hybrid receiver-tight end role like the one former 49er Delanie Walker -...

    Blog | October 17, 2013
  10. Raiders work on trench depth

    Bill Williamson

    As expected, the Oakland Raiders attempted to improve their thin roster through the waiver wire. With the trenches being a huge issue in the preseason, Oakland claimed defensive end Brian Sanford from Cleveland and guard Antoine McClain from Balti...

    Blog | September 01, 2013
  11. Tebow not returning to AFC West -- for now

    Bill Williamson

    Monday, we wondered if San Diego Chargers coach Mike McCoy would be interested in a reunion with Tim Tebow. It turns out our instincts were right. Neither the Chargers nor any other team in the NFL put a waiver claim on Tebow, who was cut by the N...

    Blog | April 30, 2013
  12. CB-needy Chargers make claim

    Bill Williamson

    Catching up on a travel day: New San Diego general manager Tom Telesco made a potentially intriguing move Wednesday by claiming cornerback Johnny Patrick off waivers from New Orleans. Patrick was a third-round pick in 2011 and he is just 24. Ta...

    Blog | February 20, 2013
  13. Is Titus Young worth claiming?

    Bill Williamson

    The Kansas City Chiefs will have an interesting decision to make in regards to their first experience with the top waiver claiming priority in the NFL this offseason. One of the first day of offseason, Detroit cut troubled but talented receiver Ti...

    Blog | February 04, 2013
  14. AFC West notes

    Bill Williamson

    In an Insider piece, ESPN's playoff predictor sees the Broncos registering another 13-3 season in 2013. Meanwhile, Las Vegas believes the Broncos are an early favorite for next year's Super Bowl. The NFL waiver season has begun. It is of note in t...

    Blog | February 04, 2013
  15. Raiders make roster moves

    Bill Williamson

    The Raiders have announced they claimed cornerback Coye Francies on waivers from Seattle. Francies has some NFL experience, but he is no sure thing to make the 53-man roster. Defensive back Conroy Black was cut to make room for Francies. In other ...

    Blog | August 29, 2012
  16. Kyle Orton: Five things to watch

    Bill Williamson

    As expected, Kansas City interim coach Romeo Crennel told reporters Kyle Orton will start Sunday against Green Bay. Let's look at some keys for Orton, who was claimed off waivers from Denver last month, as he makes his first start as a Chief. R...

    Blog | December 16, 2011