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Update: Raiders add Brown to cut list

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Update: The Raiders added the name of Stevie Brown to the list on Raiders.com of players who were waived earlier today.

Note: The Raiders have made no mention of waiving Stevie Brown on their transactions page, but have removed him from their 53-man roster on Raiders.com

No word from the Raiders yet, but colleague Steve Corkran got a look at the official NFL personnel notice, and safety Stevie Brown was the last Raiders cut to make it to the minimum of 53 players.

Two thoughts:
— Since Andy Slater, the Florida talk show host who has been tweeting about this all day, was right about Brown, then there’s a good chance he’s also right that Al Davis overruled the coaching staff in their wish to cut Mike Mitchell instead.

— Tom Cable has been fond of saying, “It’s my team” since training camp opened. But we all know it’s not. It’s Al Davis’ team, and if Mitchell becomes a player and Brown never amounts to anything, then he knows what he’s doing.

Those in the coaching staff weren’t the only ones enamored with Brown. Cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha said during training camp he thought so much of Brown he would personally lobby for his inclusion on the roster if necessary.

Brown can still be added to the Raiders practice squad if he’s not claimed by another team.

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Jerry McDonald - NFL Writer

  • kidseven

    For anyone who missed the hit.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F3TmFAAAQqc

  • Bauce 4 Real

    K7…..totally agree….mm brings a nasty edge our team has lacked

  • RNOraiderFan

    No need to worry about mcclain….if you remember 07 willis struggled a lil then came on as he got experience
    ******************************************************
    experience is not the problem I’m seeing. If you can watch the BCS title game. Watch McClain the whole game, don’t watch the ball. There is a hustle problem for sure.

  • chargerschoke

    That youtube vid of Hiram getting stiff armed is sick, but I still have saw him hit LT and bloody LTs nose!!!

  • RNOraiderFan

    I’ll give you this Bauce, it could be the kid is overthinking, tring not to mess up. Then you are right, after a little more playin time the kid will start to let instinct take over.

  • EMRaiders

    HERES A LIST OF NOTABLE CUTS BY OTHER TEAMS:

    As expected, Seattle Seahawks receiver T.J. Houshmandzadeh(notes) and Arizona Cardinals quarterback Matt Leinart(notes) were the highest-profile players to lose their current spots as NFL teams reduced their rosters to 53 names by 6:00 EDT on Saturday afternoon. Houshmandzadeh was a bad fit with a new Seattle organization, and Leinart simply never lived up to the expectations that go with the top-10 pick status he received in 2006. Rookie free agent Max Hall(notes) clearly outplayed Leinart, and reclamation project Mike Williams helped make Houshmandzadeh expendable.
    And before you think, “Well, Leinart went to USC and was coached by Pete Carroll, so Leinart will land in Seattle,” keep in mind that just-released quarterback Patrick Ramsey(notes), formerly of the Saints, played for the Denver Broncos in 2007 and 2008 when current offensive coordinator Jeremy Bates was there. Ramsey seems a more reasonable option. The Seahawks also acquired Eagles lineman Stacy Andrews and lost legendary line coach Alex Gibbs to an apparent retirement.
    Here are some other notable cuts:

    Arizona Cardinals: We talked about Cody Brown and Monty Beisel in yesterday’s blog post about early cuts. Leinart wasn’t a surprise at all.
    Baltimore Ravens: The release of quarterback Troy Smith(notes) was a bit of a surprise, though Smith may get a better shot as an athletic option quarterback on another team.

    Buffalo Bills: Wayne State running back Joique Bell(notes) lost a numbers game at the position, but I have little doubt that he can help another team. Bell is a big back with agility and ability. Former New England second-round pick Chad Jackson(notes) was cut after accomplishing very little in Buffalo – that’s one Bill Belichick is going to want to forget. Of course, the Bills also cut receiver James Hardy(notes), their own former second-rounder. As we shall see, it was a very bad day for second-rounders overall.

    Carolina Panthers: A bit of a surprise to see defensive tackle Tank Tyler(notes) cut; Tyler made some plays with the Chiefs a while back. But the Panthers had the best preseason defense by far, and they obviously feel great about the guys they’re keeping.

    Chicago Bears: Guard Josh Beekman(notes) was a fourth-round pick in 2007, and was thought to be part of the Bears’ future. And it won’t help his rep that he couldn’t stick on the team with the worst pass-blocking line in the NFL. WR Juaquin Iglesias(notes), a third-rounder last year, was Sam Bradford’s(notes) favorite target at Oklahoma, but never managed to stand out at the NFL level.

    Cincinnati Bengals: Former Kansas WR Dez Briscoe was extremely productive in college and may have been lost in the shuffle with all the focus in Chad Ochicinco, Terrell Owens(notes), and rookies Jermaine Gresham(notes) and Jordan Shipley(notes). Matt Jones(notes) was also cut; it would be a big surprise if the former first-round pick’s career isn’t over.

    Denver Broncos: Denver cut former Pats DE Jarvis Green(notes), leaving them with very little in the way of a front line. They also released Brandon Stokely, who was probably made redundant with the ascent of rookie Eric Decker(notes). And in s stunning move, Denver sent 2009 second-round CB Alfonso Smith(notes) to the Lions for TE Dan Gronkowski(notes). You’ll remember that Smith was the kid that had Denver sending a 2010 first-round pick to Seattle last year for the right to trade up.

    Houston Texans: Some bigger names, but no real surprises. RB Chris Henry, CB Jacques Reeves(notes), and K Kris Brown(notes) (the Mike Vanderjagt of the new age) were the notable cuts.

    Miami Dolphins: The Tuna-led Fins admitted a mistake by releasing quarterback Pat White(notes), who was neither fish nor fowl in Miami’s Wildcat offense. White was a speed option guy in school, and he never caught up to the more complex arrays in Miami. And former USC receiver Patrick Turner(notes), taken in the third round just last year, was also jettisoned.

    New England Patriots: Reports have the Pats releasing OLB Derrick Burgess(notes), which could hurt both parties. Burgess isn’t what he used to be, but the New England pass rush can’t afford any more hits.

    New Orleans Saints: Ladell Betts(notes) was simply outplayed by undrafted rookie Chris Ivory, and Patrick Ramsey was outclassed by Drew Brees(notes) Mini-Me Chase Daniel(notes).

    New York Jets: No real shockers among the “Hard Knocks” crew, though LB Brashton Satele(notes) seemed to impress in camp, and I think you could have received decent odds on rookie running back Joe McKnight(notes) not making the team, though he actually did.

    Philadelphia Eagles: DB Macho Harris(notes) was taken by Philly in the fifth round just last season, but he never found a spot at either cornerback or safety, and rookie Trevard Lindley(notes) outplayed him this preseason.

    Pittsburgh Steelers: Center Justin Hartwig(notes) is a fairly big name; he signed a four-year, $10 million contract with Pittsburgh just last season. But he was overmatched as a run blocker, and rookie Maurkice Pouncey(notes) simply beat him out.

    San Diego Chargers: The trade for ex-Cowboys receiver Patrick Crayton(notes) sealed Josh Reed’s(notes) fate, and former Bears safety Nathan Vasher(notes), who hasn’t played a full season since 2005, couldn’t make the cut, either.

    St. Louis Rams: Linebacker Bobby Carpenter(notes) was traded from Dallas in May, but lost time to Larry Grant(notes) and never impressed his new coaching staff.

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers: The Bucs have already cast RB Derrick Ward(notes) aside just one year after signing him to a four-year, $17 million contract. Now, they’ve added WR Michael Clayton(notes) to that big pile of dead cash. Just one year after outbidding the Seahawks for WR Michael Clayton’s services and giving him a five-year, $24 million deal, Tampa Bay has cut Clayton as well. It’s safe to say that Bucs GM Mark Dominik has had his share of rocky moments early on.

    Washington Redskins: The formerly Fast Willie Parker(notes) was the big name here.

    NFL teams can start adding to their practice squads tomorrow, which is when many of these names will find new roster spots.

    Related: , Troy Smith, Tank Tyler, Matt Leinart, Matt Jones, Derrick Ward, Patrick Crayton, Ladell Betts, T.J. Houshmandzadeh, Drew Brees, Kris Brown, Terrell Owens, Brashton Satele, Max Hall, Joique Bell, Joe McKnight, Sam Bradford,

  • kidseven

    K7…..totally agree….mm brings a nasty edge our team has lacked

    Yeah, gotta keep him in the mix as long as he’s not a total liability out there. Cut one of the known sub-par players. Still reason to think MM will get better too.

  • RNOraiderFan

    I really like MM too. Love that fire!

  • Teabag

    Did I say it? or did I say it?

  • SinceFrankYouellField

    Thanks much, Bauce.

    But I guess I have always been a better listener than a talker. Except for the personal attacks that appear on here and the causting banter…..I find that there are pearls of wisdom to be found from just about everyone. And there is a ton of football knowledge – especially specific to the Raiders – to be gained from a bunch of the guys.

    That’s why I log on mostly in the morning. The talk is just about all Raider-related – and practically none of the negative overly-jaded and opinionated stuff. And most of the guys in the AM seem to be willing to LEARN FROM EACH OTHER. Amazin.

  • RNOraiderFan

    Get Hartwig now Al!!

  • Bauce 4 Real

    Yamon figurs, sam williams, and hiram eugene=proof the scholies still get dissed out in da 510 lol……Al is so stubborn its just funny now. He will let go a lil but 100 pct? never. I dont blame him

  • RNOraiderFan

    personal attacts is usally one guy, always here at night. When that starts up I’m out. I am no keyboard gangster.

  • ArmChair GM

    # RNOraiderFan Says:
    September 4th, 2010 at 8:00 pm

    Get Hartwig now Al!!
    ________________________________________________________

    I agree

  • RNOraiderFan

    Nah, Williams is one of our best special teamers and a friend of mine.

  • Teabag

    Also, dumb ass Andy Slater first said it was going to be Mike Mitchell…. then retracted it and said Stevie Brown… then said Mike Mitchell again…. Any retard could have told you it was going to be a S… no team carries 5

  • Bauce 4 Real

    Lol FrankYouell…..sometime the ppersonal attacks are fun…..but yeah AM crew is cool tho….i like when BHP shows up there. Very entertaining

  • RNOraiderFan

    Is there just one game on Thurs or two, anyone know?

  • RNOraiderFan

    If Vel can play NFL ball, why not play him at OT and get Hartwig…Just sayin.

  • Bauce 4 Real

    Tea….yes u got it correct but i disagree with ya a bit….yes no team keeps 5 safties but how many keep only 3? Eugene isnt a football player period

  • Bauce 4 Real

    RNO…..only min vs no

  • RNOraiderFan

    The Raider have a load of OTs, you think we could find two that can ball?
    Mario, Barnes, Walker, Pears, Gallery, Vel, Camp..damn!

  • SinceFrankYouellField

    I noticed you had quite a debate with BHP earlier today. It was a hoot.

  • Bauce 4 Real

    Snnyjcbs……..BAUCEomeness! Post was great!

  • RNOraiderFan

    Min vs No… Can’t wait.

  • RNOraiderFan

    I’ve got to run… Later Nation!!!!

  • Bauce 4 Real

    Frank…..dont know if that was debate or a beatdown…..bhp has trouble admitting he was wrong

  • SinceFrankYouellField

    And, GAWD, did you have fun with it!

    Some folks just cannot gracefully thank someone for teaching them something.

  • gettin deep in here.

  • SinceFrankYouellField

    Oh, dang!

    Almost forgot.

    I know some of you guys mentioned earlier some QB’s you might prefer over Kyle Boller. But….he DID do well this pre-season and is very happy to be back in Cali. So could we please keep him? Just for me?

    Cuz, ya see. His family showed up the other evening…all decked out in Raiders gear! Sat right in front of me at the game. Mom. Dad. Wife. And, I belive, wife’s dad. Holy mackerel, is Kyle’s little bride gorgeous or what !!!??? And she was going nust for the TEAM….not just for Kyle. Jumpin all over and screamin her head off every time the TEAM did something good!!!

    And when recognized….sweet as hell about posing for photos with folks !!!!!

    So……PLEEEEEEEZE……fellas, can we keep Kyle. PLEEEEEEEEEZE.

  • priesttj

    I don’t have a problem admitting I’m wrong IF I’m wrong. Just because you saay I’m wrong desn’t make me wrong………

  • Bauce 4 Real

    Lol always fun but we love bhp….would love to meet him. he loves the raiders and that cant be denied

  • SinceFrankYouellField

    Oh. If they aren’t there every game, I will let you know so then you can cut him.

  • Bauce 4 Real

    BHP! BHP! BHP!

  • Bauce 4 Real

    Lol Frank

  • Bauce 4 Real

    Bhp you are an Al Davis loyalist sympathist just like I am but we disagree on few things its still all good

  • SinceFrankYouellField

    Nite, guys.

    Bride needs the PC for a while!

  • Bauce 4 Real

    When is FoolFAIL coming on? I know the big bingo tournament isnt tonight is it?

  • Bauce 4 Real

    See ya Frank….come to tailgate man

  • fat kidd

    priesttj Says:
    September 4th, 2010 at 8:19 pm
    I don’t have a problem admitting I’m wrong IF I’m wrong. Just because you saay I’m wrong desn’t make me wrong………

    ………………YOUR WRONG IF HE SAYS YOUR RIGHT BUT WRONG IF YOU SAY YOUR WRONG BUT NOT RIGHT IF YOUR WRONG THEN YOR RIGHT BUT WRONG AND WRONG WHEN HE IS RIGHT BUT HE IS WRONG IF YOUR RIGHT AND I WAS WRONG FOR TRYING TO EXPLAIN THIS BUT I AM RIGHT IF YOU SAY IM WRONG AND WRONG IF I AM RIGHT.

  • priesttj

    You know me B I love talking Raider football, I got no hard feelings with nobody. See ya’ sometime this season……….

  • Silver Surfer

    I second the notion of post 54. Siavii has a motor which is exactly what we need in our rotation in the middle! Wouldn’t mind also reuniting with Louis Rankin over Rock or Bennett. We just saw what he brings on special teams and he was always a fan fav here. Wouldn’t even mind seeing a scatback like Stefan Logan hiding behind our huge line. While we’re at it Housh over Yamon is a no brainer. Can we please give JC/Grads a possesion receiver to go with all of our speed? And continuing this wish list what about signing center Justin Hartwig (just released by the Steelers) and moving Veldheer back to R tackle and Langston to R guard like last year. It gives B Cambell time to get up to speed and a certified starting center in the middle. I’d also rather see Bear Pascoe as a blocking tight end and not Pears. Let’s hope Manase Tonga and Stevie Brown clear waivers. The sight of MM34 being outjumped and outwrestled for one td last week and out of sorts in zone coverage on a second was tough to watch. If we are indeed ready to change our losing ways we need Al to forego his love of size and speed (DMac, DHB and Figurs) and instead go with players that have good football instincts, heart and playmaking capabilities. This past draft was a good start. Go Raiders!

  • Bauce 4 Real

    No worries Bhp….norco bob tailgate sept 19th…..anyways im out….nite life callin da BAUCE…….JUST WIN

  • raidertay

    Stevie was one of the few things 2 get excited about this preseason. If the coaches all wanted him u think they could have found a roster spot 4 him. Cut Nick Miller. Keep MM and Stevie. Hope he sticks around on practice squad

  • Vinous

    SNB and man others that want Eugene cut in favor of Brown and Mitchell, the problem is Eugene can play (somewhat) the deep FS position…and Mitchell can’t (yet)and neither can Brown yet. They prefer Branch at SS and Huff at FS with Eugene backing up Huff.

  • Vinous

    246 = The QB play was much more important than whether Brown goes to PS or not…Brown is a prospect…that is all…if they kept Brown and Mitchell – Brown would play only if there were injuries. Eugene apparently was not likely to get cut because of his deep ability at FS.