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Raiders | Terminate the contracts of several

Sat, 03 Sep 2011 19:11:02 -0700

The Oakland Raiders terminated the contracts of WR Shaun Bodiford, QB Trent Edwards, FS Matt Giordano, OG Daniel Loper and LB Sam Williams Saturday, Sept. 3.

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Raiders | Five sitting out practice

Wed, 31 Aug 2011 12:48:03 -0700

Oakland Raiders WR Louis Murphy (hamstring, groin), TE Kevin Boss (knee), LB Sam Williams (undisclosed), CB Jeremy Ware (ankle) and SS Michael Mitchell (knee) are not participating in practice Wednesday, Aug. 31.

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Raiders | Sam Williams re-signed

Mon, 01 Aug 2011 15:52:43 -0700

The Oakland Raiders have re-signed free-agent LB Sam Williams. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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Raiders | Unrestricted free agents

Tue, 26 Jul 2011 21:20:09 -0700

The Oakland Raiders have the following unrestricted free agents to consider re-signing for the 2011 season: CB Nnamdi Asomugha, OT Khalif Barnes, LB Ricky Brown, LS Jon Condo, QB Charlie Frye, OG Robert Gallery, QB Bruce Gradkowski, OT Mario Henderson, WR Johnnie Lee Higgins, LB Thomas Howard, FS Michael Huff, TE Zach Miller, QB J.T. O'Sullivan, C Samson Satele, OT Langston Walker and LB Sam Williams.

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Raiders | Four ruled out for next preseason game

Thu, 19 Aug 2010 22:30:41 -0700

Oakland Raiders TE Tony Stewart (ankle), LB Sam Williams (concussion), CB Chris X. Johnson (hamstring) and WR Paul Hubbard (hamstring) won't play Saturday, Aug. 21, reports Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers.

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Raiders | Three questionable for next preseason game

Sun, 15 Aug 2010 21:26:10 -0700

Oakland Raiders LB Sam Williams (concussion), WR Paul Hubbard (hamstring) and QB Charlie Frye (hand) are questionable to play against the Chicago Bears, reports Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers.

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Raiders | Three banged up during first preseason game

Thu, 12 Aug 2010 22:49:42 -0700

Oakland Raiders LB Sam Williams (concussion), CB Walter McFadden (shoulder) and PK Swayze Waters (calf) were banged up during the team's preseason game Thursday, Aug. 12, reports Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers.

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Raiders | S. Williams re-signed

Mon, 12 Apr 2010 15:52:05 -0700

Raiders.com reports the Oakland Raiders have re-signed free-agent LB Sam Williams. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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Raiders | S. Williams misses practice Friday

Fri, 18 Dec 2009 18:57:09 -0800

Oakland Raiders LB Sam Williams (illness) missed the team's practice Friday, Dec. 18. He is listed as questionable for Week 15 and his status for the game is uncertain.

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Raiders | T. Scott to start at WSL

Thu, 03 Dec 2009 17:02:18 -0800

Oakland Raiders head coach Tom Cable said LB Trevor Scott would start at weakside linebacker Week 13, with LB Thomas Howard starting at strongside linebacker in place of LB Sam Williams.

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Raiders | S. Williams to start

Wed, 25 Nov 2009 14:38:56 -0800

Oakland Raiders LB Sam Williams will start at strong side linebacker in the absence of LB Jon Alston (concussion) in Week 12 Thursday, Nov. 26.

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Raiders | 14 defensive players on the bubble to make team

Wed, 02 Sep 2009 23:29:17 -0700

Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers, reports Oakland Raiders DT William Joseph, DT Terdell Sands, DL Ryan Boschetti, DE Greyson Gunheim, LB David Nixon, LB Morlon Greenwood, LB Sam Williams, CB Justin Miller, S Michael Huff, S Rashad Baker, CB John Bowie, CB Mike Hawkins, S Derrick Brown and S Jerome Boyd are on the bubble to make the team's final roster.

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Raiders | S. Williams expected to compete for starting job

Thu, 02 Apr 2009 16:19:44 -0700

Steve Corkran, of the Contra Costa Times, reports Oakland Raiders LB Sam Williams is expected to compete for the starting strongside linebacker job.

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Raiders | Williams re-signed

Thu, 02 Apr 2009 09:45:42 -0700

David White, of the San Francisco Chronicle, reports the Oakland Raiders have re-signed unrestricted free-agent LB Sam Williams. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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Raiders | Alston starts in Week 12

Mon, 24 Nov 2008 13:16:50 -0800

Oakland Raiders LB Jon Alston started at strongside linebacker in the team's Week 12 game because he was a better pass defender than LB Sam Williams.

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Raiders | Brown misses Thursday practice

Thu, 20 Nov 2008 14:01:07 -0800

Oakland Raiders LB Ricky Brown (groin) missed practice Thursday, Nov. 20, and he is unlikely to play in Week 12. LB Sam Williams will start if Brown is out.

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Raiders | S. Williams could start in Week 10

Mon, 03 Nov 2008 13:25:08 -0800

Oakland Raiders LB Sam Williams could be the team's starting strongside linebacker in Week 10.

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Raiders | Kiffin says Archuleta to be used as linebacker

Tue, 12 Aug 2008 07:55:13 -0700

The Associated Press reports Oakland Raiders SS Adam Archuleta will be moved to linebacker, according to head coach Lane Kiffin. Archuleta will compete for the team's starting strongside linebacker spot with LB Robert Thomas, LB Sam Williams and LB Ricky Brown. "We're going to play him at linebacker and special teams and see what he can do for us," Kiffin said. "We worked him out this morning and he moves around extremely well. He was in very good shape so we're going to give him a chance."

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Raiders | S. Williams works at strongside linebacker

Thu, 15 May 2008 16:32:33 -0700

David White, of SFGate.com, reports Oakland Raiders LB Sam Williams worked as the starting strongside linebacker during the team's offseason workout Thursday, May 15.

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Raiders | S. Williams active Week 11

Mon, 19 Nov 2007 16:01:32 -0800

Oakland Raiders LB Sam Williams (stinger) was active in Week 11 for the first time in five weeks. Williams played on special teams during the game.

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Raiders | Williams questionable for Week 11

Fri, 16 Nov 2007 14:57:34 -0800

Oakland Raiders LB Sam Williams (stinger) was limited during practice Friday, Nov. 16. He is listed as questionable for Week 11 and is not expected to play in the game.

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Raiders | S. Williams limited in practice Wednesday

Wed, 14 Nov 2007 16:25:23 -0800

Oakland Raiders LB Sam Williams (stinger) was limited in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

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Raiders | S. Williams does not play Week 10

Mon, 12 Nov 2007 14:56:26 -0800

Oakland Raiders LB Sam Williams (stinger) did not play Week 10.

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Raiders | Week 10 Inactives

Sun, 11 Nov 2007 12:25:29 -0800

The Oakland Raiders have declared QB Andrew Walter, CB Fabian Washington, C Jake Grove, QB JaMarcus Russell, DL Josh Shaw, OT Mario Henderson, CB Nnamdi Asomugha, LB Sam Williams inactive for Week 10.

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Raiders | Week 10 Inactives

Sun, 11 Nov 2007 12:24:52 -0800

The Oakland Raiders have declared QB Andrew Walter, CB Fabian Washington, C Jake Grove, QB JaMarcus Russell, DL Josh Shaw, OT Mario Henderson, CB Nnamdi Asomugha, LB Sam Williams inactive for Week 10.

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Raiders | S. Williams out Week 10

Fri, 09 Nov 2007 14:36:27 -0800

Oakland Raiders LB Sam Williams (stinger) is out for Week 10. Williams will miss his fifth straight game.

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Raiders | Williams limited during practice Thursday

Thu, 08 Nov 2007 16:34:46 -0800

Oakland Raiders LB Sam Williams (stinger) was limited during practice Thursday, Nov. 8. He will likely not play Week 10. He may be placed on Injured Reserve soon.

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Raiders | S. Williams limited in practice Wednesday

Wed, 07 Nov 2007 16:53:15 -0800

Oakland Raiders LB Sam Williams (stinger) was limited in practice Wednesday, Nov. 7.

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Raiders | S. Williams uncertain for Week 10

Mon, 05 Nov 2007 16:38:57 -0800

Oakland Raiders LB Sam Williams (stinger) was inactive Week 9. His status for Week 10 is uncertain.

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Raiders | Week 9 Inactives

Sun, 04 Nov 2007 12:26:43 -0800

The Oakland Raiders have declared QB Andrew Walter, CB Chris Johnson, DL Gerard Warren, C Jake Grove, QB JaMarcus Russell, CB John Bowie, OT Mario Henderson, LB Sam Williams inactive for Week 9.

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Raiders | Week 9 Inactives

Sun, 04 Nov 2007 12:26:04 -0800

The Oakland Raiders have declared QB Andrew Walter, CB Chris Johnson, DL Gerard Warren, C Jake Grove, QB JaMarcus Russell, CB John Bowie, OT Mario Henderson, LB Sam Williams inactive for Week 9.

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Raiders | S. Williams out for Week 9

Fri, 02 Nov 2007 16:01:31 -0700

Oakland Raiders LB Sam Williams (stinger) was limited in practice Friday, Nov. 2, and is out for Week 9. It will be the fourth consecutive game Williams has missed.

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Raiders | S. Williams misses practice Thursday

Thu, 01 Nov 2007 17:22:32 -0700

Oakland Raiders LB Sam Williams (stinger) missed the team's practice Thursday, Nov. 1, and he is not expected to play Week 9.

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Raiders | Williams limited during practice Wednesday

Wed, 31 Oct 2007 15:56:45 -0700

Oakland Raiders LB Sam Williams (stinger) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 31.

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Raiders | S. Williams misses Week 8 game

Mon, 29 Oct 2007 18:39:01 -0700

Oakland Raiders LB Sam Williams (stinger) missed the team's Week 8 game. It was the third consecutive game he missed.

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Raiders | Week 8 Inactives

Sun, 28 Oct 2007 09:20:31 -0700

The Oakland Raiders have declared QB Andrew Walter, CB Chris Johnson, OL Chris Morris, DL Gerard Warren, QB JaMarcus Russell, CB John Bowie, OT Mario Henderson, LB Sam Williams inactive for Week 8.

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Raiders | Week 8 Inactives

Sun, 28 Oct 2007 09:19:33 -0700

The Oakland Raiders have declared QB Andrew Walter, CB Chris Johnson, OL Chris Morris, DL Gerard Warren, QB JaMarcus Russell, CB John Bowie, OT Mario Henderson, LB Sam Williams inactive for Week 8.

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Raiders | S. Williams out for Week 8

Fri, 26 Oct 2007 15:49:19 -0700

Oakland Raiders LB Sam Williams (stinger) was limited in practice Friday, Oct. 26, and is out for Week 8.

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Raiders | Williams limited during practice Thursday

Thu, 25 Oct 2007 16:08:28 -0700

Oakland Raiders LB Sam Williams (stinger) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 25. He is considered doubtful for Week 8.

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Raiders | S. Williams uncertain for Week 8

Wed, 24 Oct 2007 16:30:25 -0700

Oakland Raiders LB Sam Williams (stinger) was limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 24. Williams is uncertain to play Week 8.

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Raiders | Williams misses Week 7

Mon, 22 Oct 2007 16:04:56 -0700

Oakland Raiders LB Sam Williams (stinger) did not play in the team's Week 7 game.

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Raiders | Week 7 Inactives

Sun, 21 Oct 2007 12:32:57 -0700

The Oakland Raiders have declared CB Chris Johnson, DL Gerard Warren, QB JaMarcus Russell, CB John Bowie, QB Josh McCown, OT Mario Henderson, LB Sam Williams inactive for Week 7.

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Raiders | Week 7 Inactives

Sun, 21 Oct 2007 12:16:07 -0700

The Oakland Raiders have declared CB Chris Johnson, DL Gerard Warren, QB JaMarcus Russell, CB John Bowie, QB Josh McCown, OT Mario Henderson, LB Sam Williams inactive for Week 7.

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Raiders | S. Williams limited in practice Friday, out for Week 7

Fri, 19 Oct 2007 15:24:02 -0700

Oakland Raiders LB Sam Williams (stinger) was limited in practice Friday, Oct. 19, and he will not play Week 7. LB Robert Thomas will start the game in Williams' place.

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Raiders | S. Williams practices Thursday

Thu, 18 Oct 2007 15:37:02 -0700

Oakland Raiders LB Sam Williams (stinger) participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 18, but may not start Week 7. LB Robert Thomas will start at linebacker if Williams is not able to start.

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Raiders | S. Williams limited in practice Wednesday

Wed, 17 Oct 2007 18:24:09 -0700

Oakland Raiders LB Sam Williams (stinger) was limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 17, and his availability for Week 7 is uncertain.

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Raiders | S. Williams suited up for start of practice

Wed, 17 Oct 2007 14:40:08 -0700

Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers, reports Oakland Raiders LB Sam Williams (stinger) was suited up for the start of practice Wednesday, Oct. 17.

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Raiders | S. Williams inactive for Week 6

Mon, 15 Oct 2007 16:31:00 -0700

Oakland Raiders LB Sam Williams (stinger) was inactive for Week 6. Williams was a mysterious late add to the injury list Saturday, Oct. 13. He said he had been limited in practice all week because of a stinger and that doctors decided that he shouldn't play. Williams was not listed as having limited participation on the NFL injury report. His status will be updated Wednesday, Oct. 17.

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Raiders | Week 6 Inactives

Sun, 14 Oct 2007 12:20:10 -0700

The Oakland Raiders have declared OL Chris Morris, DL Gerard Warren, QB JaMarcus Russell, SS Jarrod Cooper, CB John Bowie, QB Josh McCown, OT Mario Henderson, LB Sam Williams inactive for Week 6.

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Raiders | Week 6 Inactives

Sun, 14 Oct 2007 12:18:31 -0700

The Oakland Raiders have declared OL Chris Morris, DL Gerard Warren, QB JaMarcus Russell, SS Jarrod Cooper, CB John Bowie, QB Josh McCown, OT Mario Henderson, LB Sam Williams inactive for Week 6.

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