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February 24, 2:30 PM ET
Chat with Bill WIlliamson

Bill Williamson
  (2:31 PM)

Hi everyone. it's wild. Routt and Wimbley get big money from the Raiders.

Julian (Bay Area)

What will the Raiders do about Nnamdi??

Bill Williamson
  (2:32 PM)

The big deals given to Routt and Wimbley will make it diffuclt. These are big moves.

Zack (CT)

Rout got HOW MUCH?!

Bill Williamson
  (2:32 PM)

@0 in two eyars. $31.5 milllion in three years. Crazy, huh?

Lynn (Denver)

Gut feeling...deangelo williams a bronco in 2011?

Bill Williamson
  (2:33 PM)

I think John Fox likes hima ton.

Doc (Murdoch)

Why do so many experts have Patrick Peterson going to the broncos? With such a poor front 7, even Champ can only cover for so long. What is the thought? Pressure makes corners better.

Bill Williamson
  (2:33 PM)

Peterson would be anice addiiton, I think Denver needs to go front seven at No. 2.

Lynn (Denver)

Any chance Cam Newton catches enough hype to go number 1 overall and let the beast fairly from Auburn fall to denver?

Bill Williamson
  (2:34 PM)

I think there isa good chance that can happen. Teams can fall in love with QBs quickly.

Greg (Westchester NY)

Is Elvis D. strong enough 2 play as a 4-3 end, or should the broncos try to trade him 2 a 3-4 team like the J E T S JETS JETS JETS!!!!?

Bill Williamson
  (2:35 PM)

Dumervil did Ok as a 4-3 end under Mike Shanahan. But he is best suited as a 3-4 guy.

Bryan (Baltimore )

Do you see the chiefs having another great year and winning the AFC west or was that just a lucky year for them.

Bill Williamson
  (2:36 PM)

I think it isa good, young team. But they must improve steadily, because there schedule will be very tough.

Keith (New Jersey)

whats the atmosphere like at the combine?

Bill Williamson
  (2:36 PM)

Lots of media, lots of coaches and plaers cruising around. It a fun, but crazy scene.

Chris (Lees Summit, MO)

Is there any chance that the Chiefs will draft or sign a free agent RB to replace Thomas Jones after next year?

Bill Williamson
  (2:37 PM)

I could see the Chiefs looking at running in the middle rounds.

Dan (Connecticut)

Do you think the Raiders will draft a CB in the 2nd round? I've heard names such as Aaron Williams and Brandon Burton as possible candidates.

Bill Williamson
  (2:37 PM)

If Asomugha is gone, then, yes, I can see it.

S (Denver)

Hey Bill! Can you help me understand all these news about Tebow not having support from the Broncos Brass?

Bill Williamson
  (2:38 PM)

From what I hear, Denver likes him, but it doesn't want go crazy over him publicly.

Richard (Greensboro, NC)

Denver desperately needs help at DT. With Ayers and Dumervil as the starting DEs, who do you think the Broncos take if Fairley goes #1?

Bill Williamson
  (2:39 PM)

Ayers and Dumervil are too small to be every down guys, so I could see Bowers being the pick.

Vernon Dad (Sacramento)

Is Colin Kaepernick at the combines this weekend, BW? Any buzz about him? I can't wait to see the 40 time for Mallett - that guys moves as slow as a disinterested gorilla!

Bill Williamson
  (2:40 PM)

I think the Nevada QB could be a real riser here. Wouldn't be surrpsied if he went in the second round.

Damon (Denver)

Do you think the Broncos will go after Shockey?

Bill Williamson
  (2:41 PM)

There could be some interest, but I don't think Denver will go overboard.

Keith (New Jersey)

could jake locker fall to the raiders as far as the 3rd round? He was a number one overall pick projection not too long ago

Bill Williamson
  (2:41 PM)

He could be there in the second round.

Chris (Lees Summit, MO)

If Andy Dalton is still available in the 3rd or 4th round, do you think the Chiefs will draft him?

Bill Williamson
  (2:42 PM)

That would be a ncie fit. He'd be a good backup right away.

Kevin (Mile High)

Any chance Denver can move back a couple spots and nab Miller or Quinn while picking up another 2nd rounder?

Bill Williamson
  (2:43 PM)

I think Denver would like to do that, but trading out of No. 2 is not easy.

Keith (New Jersey)

how much is left for oakland to spend? A big (unnecessary) margin of it must be gone after the routt deal

Bill Williamson
  (2:44 PM)

Plus the Wimbley deal ... Money is dwindling.

Curt (Rocklin )

I am glad Elway gave the fans enough time to cancel next years plans to travel. I go to all the Cali games and also try and go out for the opener every year. Now I won't have to waist my money to watch Orton.

Bill Williamson
  (2:44 PM)

Don't count on Orton being the starter. He is the starter today. That's all.

Rob (Chicago)

Even though the lose of Nnamdi would hurt the secondary, is he possible to replace through free agency?

Bill Williamson
  (2:46 PM)

With a much-lesser player.

jake (oakland)

i heard 20 mil was guranteed on routes deal what about wimbley

Bill Williamson
  (2:48 PM)

Frnahsie at more than 10 million.

jeff (md)

i hope these 2 new deals dont mean the raiders are going to let miller test the market??!!?!?

Bill Williamson
  (2:48 PM)

There is a chance he cpould be a restricted free agent.

John (Neb.)

When will the Broncos make their alternate orange home jerseys permanent?

Bill Williamson
  (2:48 PM)

They are shooting for 2012.

Klazz (Denver)

What are your thoughts on Denver drafting Peterson to use as a safety or using him as a cb with champ as a safety?

Bill Williamson
  (2:49 PM)

If Peterson is drafted, I think he'll start at CB alogn with Champ.

Steve (NY)

Did the Raiders simply give Routt "franchise tag" dollars so that they could apply the tag to Wimbley? Seems like Seymour's contract is also the two year equivalent of the franchise tag value for his position. Seems like Al is paying the max to keep his guys (excluding Nnamdi, of course).

Bill Williamson
  (2:50 PM)

I think Wimbley was given the franchise tag because the Raiders were able to get a long-term deal done with Routt.

Jon (Detroit)

Can you see san diego going after nnamdi and put jammer at safety?

Bill Williamson
  (2:53 PM)

That's been talked about. The Chargers haven't been aggresive in free agency, but this would quite a move in San Diego.

Matt (Santa Barbara)

So the Raiders moves so far say Nnamdi is as good as gone, correct me if im wrong?

Bill Williamson
  (2:54 PM)

It's starting to look that way.

Big Willy Style (Oakland)

Any chance Raiders go after Gabbert if available?? Is Gabbert the best QB in the draft. I will need a triple oy vey if the Raiders take Mallett.

Bill Williamson
  (2:54 PM)

The Riaders would have to trade way up to get him. Don't see that happening.

Alex B (New Philadelphia, OH)

Any chance someone trades up with Dever to snag Cam Newton?

Bill Williamson
  (2:55 PM)

I saw a mock draft today with Newton going to Denver. Things can change, but that would be shocking.

Keith (New Jersey)

is it true that the raiders could be close to re-signing zach miller?

Bill Williamson
  (2:56 PM)

I think they are working on a deal.

Keith (New Jersey)

whats happening at the combine today?

Bill Williamson
  (2:57 PM)

Just gettign startted. It's been all about the Raiders and their big moves.

The Thief (KC)

Do you see any game changing corners or safeties in the draft?

Bill Williamson
  (2:58 PM)

Peterson from LSU and the Prince from Nebraska are two stud CBs.

Spiegel (Stevenson Ranch,CA)

Any updates on the Raiders DC position?

Bill Williamson
  (3:00 PM)

Hue Jackson said he could hire outside or he could stand pat.

Citadel (The Military)

Any chance Peterson ends up in Denver? That's what my Big Board says and everyone on your blogs follows my Big Board.

Bill Williamson
  (3:01 PM)

I think he is one of three guys Denver is looking at right now along with Bowers and Fairley.

Bill Williamson
  (3:01 PM)

Thanks for your time everyone. Got to get back to all the news.