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TE Boss in Napa, prepares for first practice as Raider

Recently acquired tight end Kevin Boss has arrived in Napa, and he is exptected to practice with the Raiders for the first time this afternoon.

Before that occurs, Boss is scheduled to hold a news conference on the practice field at 1:30 p.m., two hours before practice. We will file a report about what Boss has to say about signing a four-year, $16 million contract, how he envisions fitting in to Oakland’s offense and why he chose the Raiders.

Boss caught 119 passes for 1,600 yards and 18 touchdowns during his four NFL seasons, all with the New York Giants. The Raiders signed him to replace Zach Miller, who signed with the Seattle Seahawks last Tuesday.

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  • Midwest Fan

    Congratulations to DEC MANAGEMENT client WR Chad Jackson for agreeing to terms with the OAKLAND RAAAAAAAIIIIIIIIIDDDDDDDEEEEEEERRRRRRRSSSSSS

  • Midwest Fan

    Is that the vet wr people have been looking for?

  • YoungAmerican

    Raiders sign WR Chad Jackson.

  • YoungAmerican

    Damn, beat me to it Midwest Fan.

  • Silverandblack666

    I am just happy Bush reported to camp and with the addition of Boss I am feeling a lot better about the roster than I did a week ago.

  • FarEastRaider

    I believe all the major pieces are now in place. As long as they stay relatively healthy and the O-line & D secondary can play just above average this team should be PlayOff bound for sure!

    2011 Let’s Get It!!!! RAIDERS

  • SilverNutSack

    No way I would want to get rid of either Murphy or Chaz when they are primed to make huge leaps in production…. these young receivers aren’t static entities. They are progressing and will do more than they did last year. The added benefit of staying with these young guys is that we are building towards something greater in the future, in addition to developing chemistry with the QB… we suffered through the growing paiuns with these guys, it would be ridiculous to bail out now that they are coming into their own…

  • irishraiderfan

    Boss man welcome

  • dvrick

    BUSH will get everything because McFADDEN won’t be back!!! I told you he wants traded!!Who you gonna believe,The person that told you Miller signed with the SEAHAWKS or the guy that said MILLER DEAL WILL BE FINALIZED BY THE AFTERNOON? CODE FLAT BLACK!!!!

  • thebest

    Routt’s new deal is basically the same amount for 2 more years added on. Chill out Bro!!!!

  • dvrick

    CODE PINK THE TAIDERS GETTIN READY FOR THE CELLAR!

  • dvrick

    CHAD JACKSON? LMAO

  • TheLastWarrior

    TheLastWarrior Says:
    August 6th, 2011 at 4:41 pm
    MAYBE Hue follows this blog…

    PGutierrezCSNPaul Gutierrez
    #raiders 1st team O-line – LT Veldheer LG Wiz C Satele RG Cooper RT Barnes

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    TheLastWarrior Says:
    August 6th, 2011 at 8:48 am
    Yes the OL is the biggest concern…I have a feeling Satele will start the season at C and Barnes at RT. Wiz may start at RG until he gets experience…

  • dvrick

    GO CHARGERS!!!

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