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October 25, 2:00 PM ET
Chat with Bill Williamson

Bill Williamson
  (2:01 PM)

Let's get rolling, BW.

58_VonDoom*92 (Wyoming)

Any chance that Denver makes any trades before the deadline? (MLB cough cough).

Bill Williamson
  (2:02 PM)

There has been some talk that it could look for soem D-line help. Like always, there likely won't eb a ton of movement.

Dan /Rockford,IL [via mobile]

Hey Bill love your work. Do you think the Broncos should give Nate Irving more playing time? I also think D.J. Williams will be a welcome addition at least for this year.

Bill Williamson
  (2:04 PM)

Thanks, Dan, Irivng looked good at San Diego and the Broncos have ben waiitng for him to develop. As for Williams, he is a good player, but the team isn't overly high on him right now. He will be rusty when he comes back Nov. 18 and I'm not sure how much he will contribute right away.

trevor hutchinson ks [via mobile]

Hey bill, if you were the chiefs and had a top pick in the draft what qb would u want to take and who do you think would be the best fit?

Bill Williamson
  (2:07 PM)

I like Barkley. Think he can be a good pro. What do you guys think?

Jeremy (Georgetown KY)

What do you think the Chargers record will be this year?

Bill Williamson
  (2:11 PM)

I think it depends on what happens Sunday at Cleveland. if the Chargers win and get that terrible taste of the two blown losses out, the have a shot to roll a bit because their schedule eases. But if they lose, they could go in the tank.

Derek (Georgia)

Bill,Do you think that Trindon Holliday can have an impact for the Broncos in the return game this year. I know that he had a costly fumble on a punt last week but he's got potential. Why isn't he returning kicks also because Bolden has been horrible?

Bill Williamson
  (2:12 PM)

The fact that Denver didn't cut him right after the SD game, means the Broncos like him and they want to give Holliday a chance. Why not? There are no other answers.

Scott Schmidt (Huntington Beach, CA)

What are the chances Bowe is a Chief in 2013, assuming he doesn't get traded this week...

Bill Williamson
  (2:13 PM)

We will look at that subject Friday on the blog.

trevor hutchinson ks [via mobile]

Now that devon wylie appears to be healthy again, what kinda contribution do you think he can give?

Bill Williamson
  (2:15 PM)

Well, I think he needs to shake the rust and get back to being a rookie. It could take some time.

Jay (Denver)

Starting a team today: Brees or Manning?

Bill Williamson
  (2:15 PM)

Breees. He's younger.

58_VonDoom_92 (Wyoming)

AFC West MVP so far (and no Peyton...had to take away the easy one).

Bill Williamson
  (2:17 PM)

So the second place MVP?Tough one. Maybe Von Miller, Eric Weddle. What do you guys think?

Rick (Marina, Ca)

Where is the sticky gate at with the league, it seems like it's taking to long to decide was sticky or not ?

Bill Williamson
  (2:19 PM)

It could take some. Studies, interveews, stuff liek that. But if I was a Chaers fan, I wouldn't be overly worried. Unless there is a lot of undisclosed evidence, I don't think it will be too serious.

Rick (Marina, Ca)

Any word if the Chargers will make a trade for WR, CB or OT ? Would Chiefs trade Bowe to Bolts ?

Bill Williamson
  (2:22 PM)

On Bowe, if the price was right, the Chiefs would send Bowe to anyone, but I highly doubt it happens.

The_Prince (KCMO)

What's up BW, I was wondering what you think it would take from a winning standpoint for Romeo Crennel to keep his job in Kansas City after this season?

Bill Williamson
  (2:23 PM)

I think it's simple: If Scott Pioli is kept, so will Crennel. if there is a new GM, there will be a new coach.If I had to guess right now, I'd say they are both coming back.

S (NYC)

Hey Bill, Against the Saint's worst ranked defense, do you see the Broncos having a field day Sunday Night?

Bill Williamson
  (2:26 PM)

If Manning is as sharp as he was prior to the bye, yes.

Littlejohn (Michigan)

Do you think Robert Meachem will get on track for rest of the season and pick up his #'s?

Bill Williamson
  (2:28 PM)

He'll have his moments, but he's just a guy, I think.

Danny M (Colorado Springs)

Are the chargers cursed to have all time records put up against them?.....AP rushing record, Manning's old TD record, the comeback record for MNF now by manning, Bree's TD record...all on the chargers.

Bill Williamson
  (2:28 PM)

Good point.

Matt (San Jose)

I'm getting restless waiting for McFadden to have a breakout game. Is this the week he gets 200 yards?

Bill Williamson
  (2:28 PM)

Ask Greg Knapp.

Trevor (Queensbury, NY)

Do you think Denver's win over San Diego was more because of them putting together a good 2nd half, or because of the Chargers falling apart?

Bill Williamson
  (2:30 PM)

Well, for any huge comeback to happen, one team has to dominate and the other has to help them. But Denver pressed San Diego and took over, More credit to Denver than shame on SD for that one.

ibetonart (Cali)

Bill, this draft looks pretty weak at CB and that is what Oakland needs, however Oakland could go 3-4 and line McClain up with their top draft pick of....Manti Te'o at ILBs with Wheeler and Burris at OLB...do you think that would be a good option? Yeah I am look to next year

Bill Williamson
  (2:31 PM)

Millner is a good CB. I think the Raiders will find a strong defensive player and yes, Te'O is on the table, too.

Anthony (Stockton, CA)

Bill, please tell me Knapp isn't going to be the raiders OC next season.

Bill Williamson
  (2:33 PM)

I'd thionk if the offense doesn't improve, that is a possibility.

Panthyr1 (Broomfield)

Looking at the remaining schedule, how do you see the Broncos record at the end of the season? I say 10-6 at worst.

Bill Williamson
  (2:34 PM)

I'd say 9-7, 10-6.

Miles Burris (Oakland)

We know I was draft steal, but am I future pro bowler?

Bill Williamson
  (2:35 PM)

Kind on working dude.

Andy (Ft. Lauderdale)

Bill, I honestly believe the chargers will turn things around (that included Rivers) and end up with either the division title or a wild card. Do you agree? Thoughts?

Bill Williamson
  (2:36 PM)

Again, it hs a chance to get better quickly. I think they can be OK.

Tim Hindman (Vancouver, WA)

Bill, Do you think there is any value for the Raiders in exploring trade options for Rolando McClain.

Bill Williamson
  (2:37 PM)

Who woudl wnat him at a price the Raiders would tkae?

ibetonart (Cali)

I would not take any of the QBs in RD 1 in this up coming draft to be honest. If ni RD 1 no earlier than 15-19 range. Barkley I guess is the best by default, reminds me Claussen from ND though.

Bill Williamson
  (2:38 PM)

That might be a problem. Not every year is a good QB year, We'll learn more about that during the combine and workouts. 2012 may have been the year to get your QB in the draft.

matthew (Overland Park KS)

and I think J-mail for MVP so far

Bill Williamson
  (2:43 PM)

1-5, though.

trevor hutchinson ks [via mobile]

With mccluster doing a decent job as a receiver is breaston done in this offense or do we need to wait and see what happens with bowe

Bill Williamson
  (2:44 PM)

I think we need to see the whole offense get into a rhythmn. Breaston can still help.

Khalid (Fort Wayne) [via mobile]

Any news on Bartell and Spencer coming back soon and replenishing Raider Secondary???

Bill Williamson
  (2:44 PM)

Both should be back in two-three weeks.

Matt (Omaha)

What do you think will be the first need Oakland addresses in the draft, regardless of the pick?

Bill Williamson
  (2:45 PM)

Well, their biggest need is a CB.

matthew (Overland Park KS)

At what point to the chiefs start preparing for next season? I say trade bowe for draft pick(s) and start developing young players on the OL such as Allen and Stephenson. also Poe on the D.

Bill Williamson
  (2:45 PM)

I say right now.

Romeo Crenell (KC...for now)

Can you suggest any good Realtor in the Denver area? They will need a new DC next year.

Bill Williamson
  (2:46 PM)

Why is Del Rio going to replace you?

Anthony (Stockton, CA)

Hey Bill, with Mcfadden struggling and Goodson seeming to get large chunks of yards on every run, do you see him being expendable at the deadline or seasons end?

Bill Williamson
  (2:47 PM)

McFadden is a star. Goodson is a backup.

some guy (out back)

What sort of contract extension would you expect Philip Wheeler to get if he continues to perform the way he has?

Bill Williamson
  (2:50 PM)

It wouldn't be a dad idea. He fits in Oakland and has done well. There will be more interest in him next year in free agency that last year,. I'd say it is smart for Okaland to try to lock him uo.

Bill Williamson
  (2:52 PM)

bad idea, not dad idea. Although usually dads have good thoughts.

Kevin (Maine)

Been a Chargers fan a long time...and it's not easy. Rivers is looking more and more like a Drew Bledsoe. He's great if he has a ll day to throw, but start to pressure him (at all) and his whole game suffers. Isn't it time to start scouting other QB talent, and hang up on Rivers, Norv, and A.J.?

Bill Williamson
  (2:53 PM)

I don't see Rivers going anywhere. If there is a new brass, Rivers will eb kept and he will be built around

Javier (Garden City, KS)

Hey Bill Question....would it be safe to say that both Matt Cassel, Tyson Jackson and Glenn Dorsey are cut from the roster after this year considering that Cassel is owed $7.5 Million next year, Jackson is owed $14.72 Million next year also and Dorsey has not come up with very great staats since he has been here? Also, am I allowed to ask you more than one question? lol

Bill Williamson
  (2:54 PM)

Cassel will be gone. Jakcosn could be re-done again.And go ahead, ask away,

Nick (York NE)

What are the chances the Chiefs have a top 5 pick in the draft?

Bill Williamson
  (2:55 PM)

I think they have a good chance at No. 1 at this point.

Tarek (NYC)

What do you think of Burris as LB? I think with him Shaungenssy and Houston, the Raiders have some nice pieces in the front 7 for the future.

Bill Williamson
  (2:56 PM)

Yeah, some solid pieces there.

58_VonDoom_92 (Wyoming)

Do the Broncos have the most talented CB corp in the AFC West?

Bill Williamson
  (2:57 PM)

Maybe for the fuutre with Harris and Carter.

Peyton Manning (Atop the MVP Watch.)

Any more questions about my neck?

Bill Williamson
  (2:57 PM)

Not from me, sir.

go.skullman (CA)

Assuming that Romeo does not last as HC, any possible way he stays as DC? He's really the best when not splitting time!

Bill Williamson
  (2:58 PM)

I'd doubt that. If he is gone as head coach, he'd be gone period.

Kael (Denver)

Hey Bill, What's going on with Knowshon Moreno? Not even suiting anymore? Why don't the Broncos trade him? Maybe for Lagarrette Blount? He's fallen out of favor in TB. Seems like a good trade. Thanks!

Bill Williamson
  (2:59 PM)

Scrap for scrap? It's been done before.

Bill (Corona)

Have you heard anything about Julious Thomas? Seems like he would be a great weapon for Peyton

Bill Williamson
  (3:00 PM)

He has been slow to develop. Not surprising since he barely played football before being drafted.

Tarek (NYC)

Do you think the Raiders will leave Huff at Corner after this season? Or is this still just a temporary fill in situation?

Bill Williamson
  (3:02 PM)

Good question. I think when Bartell and Spencer come back, Huff may go back to safety, but perhaps Huff could be switched back to CB next year with the help of a full offseason at the spot.

Bill Williamson
  (3:03 PM)

Great hour folks. Enjoy Week 8.