Franchise, transition numbers


The Newark Star-Ledger posted this year’s transition and franchise tag numbers, and it’s safe to assume the Raiders most prominent free agents won’t be happy to if they’re tagged.

Richard Seymour, if he doesn’t sign a longterm deal, would earn $12.398 under the franchise tag as a defensive end. Place kicker Sebastian Janikowski would be due $2.814 million under the franchise tag as a kicker.

If the Raiders act as they did last season, it won’t matter. They brought home both cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha and punter Shane Lechler with the richest contracts ever at their respective positions.

Teams may begin designated franchise and transition players starting Feb. 11 and have until Feb. 25 to do so.


Jerry McDonald - NFL Writer

  • Mistabr0wn

    The irony of Oakglen using dozens of different names in here and THEN calling others a troll!

    What hospital did you escape from Oak? Jus tell me I wont tell anyone else I promise..


    # Seymour Bush Says:
    January 29th, 2010 at 2:39 pm

    Hey troll-o-chet, after your mommie meeting is over, why don’t you email JerryMacDonald and find out what happened to that oakglen guy? I am sure he will tell you. Then you tell everyone here and stop bugging me about it. BTW internet troll is the lowest form of life. You low life troll.

  • The only DB not a dime a dozen is Javier Arenas!!

    With a 2nd round pick, hopefully, this guy can be returning our kicks next year, plus a physical slot DB, who also had 5 sacks and INTS this year:


  • Mistabr0wn

    The 0bama admin is such a pitiful circus even KoolKell is forced to talk football.

    We dont blame you for ducking for cover KK, we’re just happy you joined the rest of the Country & realized what a mistake we made electing this tool.

  • SnB offense defense specialteams


    Its just like last year. Davis talked himself out of getting a D-Lineman…then had to do a hail mary at the end of camp to land Seymour when it became PAINFULLY obvious this team had no line!

    Probably going to make the same mistake again…”If we just stop those big plays” as if they don’t count. The team gives up big plays because the opponent knows that if they just smash and smash…the Raiders will break.

    And the result is the #2 tackler is Tyvon Branch

  • I think we draft an OT in round 3, maybe a G later, and continue to address the rest of the D-line in free agency.

    You can’t just draft only line guys. Nobody does that.

  • DKnight007

    Sean Weatherspoon and Micah Johnson are both LB’s who are certainly not soft….thats for sure.

  • DKnight007

    # SnB offense defense specialteams Says:
    January 29th, 2010 at 3:15 pm

    Seymour Bush Says:
    January 29th, 2010 at 3:05 pm
    Haden honestly would not be that bad of a choice. There was a fantastic personnel guy who once he had a bona fide star at a position would go get another excellent player at the same position just so teams could not steer away from the one player. Just imagine a 2ndary with Asomuagh, Haden and CJ as your 3rd corner. Getting rid of Routt would be addition by subtraction. I wouldn’t do it, but it might not be the worst thing.
    Joe Haden is a dime a dozen. There are plenty of guys that run fast and do well in college etc.

    Will another Cornerback make the difference? Or would a productive DT make a bigger difference? How about a Right Tackle that doesn’t false start? A guard that doesn’t get overwhelmed on every snap…A center that can actually do something.

    IF the Raiders draft Joe Haden…book another 5-11 season.


    Picking a freakin CB with the # 8 pick will just help continue the downward spiral of the franchise and team.

    Enough is enough….build the lines and LB corp through the draft and get a kick returner in the later rounds.

  • Hey Oak…want to laugh at your sorryass this last preseason?
    Sure you do :mrgreen:

    · Oakglenn Says:
    February 20th, 2009 at 4:00 pm
    Look, everyone, this blog is under attack by trolls right now. Ignore them, and I will handle them. Talk football. I’m keeping contact with the mods right now and we’re working on a way to get rid of these trolls, for good! So just talk football, ignore the trolls, and I’ll handle it. If any of you talk to the trolls, I’ll have you banned, too.

  • Seymour Bush

    MistabrOwn you and rich-o-troll are the two most reviled people in here. Why don’t you do something else with your time. Maybe you two could start an a Capella group. It might jump start your otherwise miserable life.

  • · Oakglenn Says:
    February 20th, 2009 at 4:04 pm
    Anyone else want to get banned???????

    Huh??????? Huh??????????????????????????

    That’s what I thought. Now, back to football. I like the moves Al is making. Gibril Wilson was awful in man coverage. When playing on the weak side, he tended to favor the slot back who was lined up at a 30 degree angle and this confusion in coverage caused a gaping hole in the flat which led to opponents mixing up a lot of xyz scat formations on us. Anyone who knows football knows this. But you guys would rather bash Al. Just blame Al.


    can the raiders draft jimmy clausen ? YES WE CAN!
    can d mac flourish in the nfl ? YES HE CAN !
    can we get a better writer than jerry mc ? HOPE WE CAN!

  • Seymour Bush

    As for the rest of you, have a very nice Friday. Peace Out.

  • # The Real MaddenRaider Says:
    August 7th, 2009 at 5:55 pm
    KoolKell Says:
    August 7th, 2009 at 4:19 pm
    Before registration you were know as “King of the Trolls”
    He still is, Kell. Review today’s comments from Raider Ron (note, with a space between Raider and Ron. Not the real RaiderRon, with no space in name).


    SO I DID SUM MORE RESEARCH OF WYOMING and how come the only famous people 2 ever be born there were from like the 1800`s ? buffalo bil cody & DICK CHENEY ? HMMM?


    wyoming is a fraud!

  • JB

    # KoolKell Says:
    January 29th, 2010 at 2:34 pm

    Dmac was the experts can’t miss in 08′.

    Don’t underestimate the Raiders ability to bust anyone.

    The only problem with DMac is that he’s not an NFL caliber RB. I believe he could be an NFL caliber slot WR. That’s where we should be utilizing his skills of catching & running fast. It’s all a matter of putting him in the right position. The cowboys got the real Arkansas running back, Felix Jones.

  • saraider

    Trade DMAC and the number 8 pick to the Rams for #1 and get Suh!