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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. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. Palmer will have say in contract talks

    Bill Williamson

    One of the Oakland Raiders' most pressing issues in the coming days is to address the contract of quarterback Carson Palmer as they try to get under the salary cap. Oakland is trying to redo the contract of the 33-year-old quarterback who was acqu...

    Blog | March 04, 2013
  13. Alex Smith was Chiefs' best option

    Bill Williamson

    Have the Kansas City Chiefs finally found their long-term franchise quarterback with the pending acquisition of Alex Smith? That may be a stretch. But he is a solid solution for the next few years, and considering the quality of available quart...

    Blog | February 27, 2013
  14. Will Oakland keep Brandon Myers?

    Bill Williamson

    One of the more interesting AFC West free agents this year will be Oakland tight end Brandon Myers. Myers broke out as a receiving threat in 2012. He had 79 catches and he was quarterback Carson Palmer's top receiving target. He was a great bail-o...

    Blog | February 19, 2013
  15. Poll results: Veteran QB for Chiefs

    Bill Williamson

    Taking a sure-thing quarterback with the first pick in the draft is the easiest call in NFL scouting. However, that is not the scenario facing the Kansas City Chiefs, those of unfortunate timing. In a year that the quarterback-starved Chiefs have ...

    Blog | February 13, 2013
  16. Natural draft fits for the Chiefs

    Bill Williamson

    We've talked often about the tough spot the Kansas City Chiefs are in with the No. 1 pick overall pick this year. The Chiefs badly need a quarterback, but to this point, nobody at the position has shown he is worthy of being the top pick. There ar...

    Blog | February 01, 2013