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Archive for February, 2011

Fox: Wimbley to sign tender

According to a report by Adam Caplan of Fox Sports, the one-year tender to Kamerion Wimbley will be worth even more than expected _ coming in at $11.32 million.
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Posted on Monday, February 28th, 2011
Under: Oakland Raiders | 156 Comments »

No chance at Jordan, but Cameron a possibility

Barring some kind of deal to move up in the draft, Cal defensive end Cameron Jordan will be long gone by the time the Raiders pick in the NFL draft.
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Posted on Monday, February 28th, 2011
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Could Raiders gamble with RFA tenders?

The Tennessee Titans are planning to issue restricted free agent tenders to four- and five-year players whose contracts have expired before the end of the league year on Friday, according to the Tennessean.
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Posted on Sunday, February 27th, 2011
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Elephant in the room is Russell

There’s an elephant in the room at the NFL scouting combine, and it’s name is JaMarcus Russell.
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Posted on Saturday, February 26th, 2011
Under: Oakland Raiders | 149 Comments »

Raiders’ influence on CBA

The last time the owners and players union were this close to a labor stoppage, Al Davis stepped in with Paul Tagliabue and former Raider Gene Upshaw and helped negotiate an agreement.
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Posted on Saturday, February 26th, 2011
Under: Oakland Raiders | 77 Comments »

Young Wiz would love chance to say `uncle’

Stefen Wisniewski would like nothing better than follow in his uncle’s footsteps while at the same time being under his watch.
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Posted on Friday, February 25th, 2011
Under: Oakland Raiders | 77 Comments »

McCarthy mum on Moss, Perry

Green Bay coach Mike McCarthy said Friday there some changes in terms of responsibility on his coaching staff, but declined comment on whether he could conceivably lose a coach to the Raiders.
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Posted on Friday, February 25th, 2011
Under: Oakland Raiders | 79 Comments »

Cartwright done, Henderson close

The Raiders’ flurry of activity before the end of the league year Thursday continued as they agreed to terms with special teams standout and backup running back Rock Cartwright and were nearing an agreement with defensive tackle John Henderson.
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Posted on Thursday, February 24th, 2011
Under: Oakland Raiders | 461 Comments »

`Coach’ Davis as dominant as ever

It was suggested to me Wednesday night during casual conversation with someone who ought to know that Al Davis is more in control of the fortunes of his franchise than ever.
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Posted on Thursday, February 24th, 2011
Under: Oakland Raiders | 44 Comments »

Jackson quick hits

Some highlights as Raiders coach Hue Jackson made the rounds with the media at the NFL scouting combine:
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Posted on Thursday, February 24th, 2011
Under: Oakland Raiders | 163 Comments »