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  1. Five questions with Tim Tebow

    Bill Williamson

    ESPN's "Year of the Quarterback" kicks off Thursday night with a documentary following Tim Tebow from the 2010 Sugar Bowl to 2010 draft night when the Denver Broncos traded three picks to take him at No. 25. The film, "Tim Tebow: Everything in Bet...

    Blog | January 06, 2011
  2. Raiders offensive line seems set for 2015

    Bill Williamson

    While so much has been made of the progress the Oakland Raiders at the quarterback position after Derek Carr's promising rookie year, the perpetually rebuilding team is looking to get better at other spots. Offensive line is one of those areas. Th...

    Blog | January 13, 2015
  3. Rich Gannon rants about Oakland Raiders -- 'Should be embarrassed...

    Bill Williamson

    One of the last great Oakland Raiders players has taken aim at the woebegone franchise again, with Rich Gannon railing against the team Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2014
  4. Harbaugh excited about getting QB secured

    Bill Williamson

    For San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh, one of the best aspects of Colin Kaepernick's new six-year extension is the fact that his quarterback can now relax and focus on his growth as a football player. "Going through a season now, [he's] not h...

    Blog | June 06, 2014
  5. Colin Kaepernick worth every penny

    Bill Williamson

    The early consensus is that the San Francisco 49ers have committed way too much to quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Really? Should they have stuck to the $1.073 million they owed him on the final year of his rookie deal? Instead, the 49ers and ...

    Blog | June 04, 2014
  6. Joe Montana, Dan Marino playing flag football at Candlestick Park...

    Bill Williamson

    There will be one more San Francisco 49ers' presence at Candlestick Park and it will feature the most important player in team history.

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2014
  7. Why Harbaugh loves QB workouts

    Bill Williamson

    Like he did three years ago when he nabbed Colin Kaepernick in the second round, San Francisco 49ers' coach Jim Harbaugh is spending a portion of this offseason working out quarterback draft prospects. The odds are the 49ers will use one of their ...

    Blog | March 27, 2014
  8. Kaepernick should fare better than Cutler

    Bill Williamson

    One of the focal points of the San Francisco 49ers' offseason will be whether they extend the contract of quarterback Colin Kaepernick now or wait. Kaepernick is heading into the final year of his contract. If an extension isn't signed now, howeve...

    Blog | March 04, 2014
  9. 49ers have been attracted to QBs in draft

    Bill Williamson

    Earlier Tuesday, we looked at potential quarterbacks the San Francisco 49ers could draft this year. We know this -- the 49ers aren't afraid of drafting a quarterback. They have drafted five quarterbacks in the past 10 drafts. It is tied for the th...

    Blog | February 25, 2014
  10. Should 49ers wait on Kaepernick's deal?

    Bill Williamson

    While the future of San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick doesn't have to be decided/secured this offseason, it is certainly a topic. The primary reason is because the 26-year-old is eligible to sign a new contract, and is underpaid. ...

    Blog | February 11, 2014
  11. Dilfer has high praise for Colin Kaepernick

    Bill Williamson

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Count Trent Dilfer in. He is a Colin Kaepernick believer. Earlier this season, the former NFL quarterback and current ESPN analyst made some news with his criticism of Kaepernick's game. He said the second-year San Franci...

    Blog | January 14, 2014
  12. Important step for Colin Kaepernick

    Bill Williamson

    Not that there was any doubt, but this is Colin Kaepernick's team. The third-year quarterback was named one of the San Francisco 49ers' team captains going into the 2013 season. The team also elected defensive end Justin Smith, linebacker Patri...

    Blog | September 05, 2013
  13. AFC West gets ESPY consideration

    Bill Williamson

    ESPN has released its nominees for the annual ESPY awards. There is an AFC West presence on the list. Denver quarterback Peyton Manning is a nominee for NFL player of the year and the overall best comeback. Manning was the NFL's comeback player...

    Blog | June 27, 2013
  14. Jaws: Matt Flynn is NFL's worst starting QB

    Bill Williamson

    Apparently, Jaws is not a big believer in the Raiders' decision to trade for Matt Flynn. ESPN analyst Ron Jaworski has Flynn ranked No. 32 of the 32 starting quarterbacks in the NFL. Flynn was slightly more highly regarded a year ago. Last June, J...

    Blog | June 24, 2013
  15. Mailbag: Peyton Manning's shelf life

    Bill Williamson

    Mid-week mail call: Rick Johnson from San Juan Capistrano, Calif., wants to know why quarterback Ricky Stanzi may be on the outs in Kansas City. Bill Williamson: He was a low-round pick of the previous regime. He hasn't shown much in two years ...

    Blog | May 15, 2013
  16. Raiders' QB trade has many layers

    Bill Williamson

    The Oakland Raiders' reconstruction of their roster has hit the most important position on the field: quarterback. The Raiders acquired Matt Flynn from Seattle for two draft picks Monday. Like many of the changes this year, the move was fueled ...

    Blog | April 01, 2013