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Archive for March, 2012

Wheeler comes aboard

Update: Raiders officially announce Wheeler’s signing at 8 p.m.

Linebacker Philip Wheeler, wowed by the support of Raider fans on his Twitter account, was also suitably impressed by the organization.
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Posted on Friday, March 30th, 2012
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Goodson speaks with local media

Recently acquired running back Mike Goodson broke from his busy schedule to speak with the media about being traded from the Carolina Panthers to the Raiders, where he is expected to compete for playing time behind starter Darren McFadden and play a key role on special teams.
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Posted on Friday, March 30th, 2012
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Raiders trade Campbell for veteran running back

Former Carolina Panthers running back Mike Goodson just Tweeted that he has been traded to the Raiders. One report said the Raiders traded offensive lineman Bruce Campbell in exchange for Goodson. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on Friday, March 30th, 2012
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State of the Raiders … for now

Raiders coach Dennis Allen and general manager Reggie McKenzie are of the belief that they have enough talent on their roster as it stands to compete for a Super Bowl title this season.
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Posted on Thursday, March 29th, 2012
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Report: LB Wheeler visiting Raiders

UPDATE: Free agent linebacker Philip Wheeler said on his Twitter account Thursday morning he was visiting the Raiders.

“On my way to Oakland to see the Raiders. Which team would be a better fit for me this season. This is a tuff career choice.”
Unrestricted free agent linebacker Philip Wheeler, considered one of the better players on a horrific Indianapolis Colts defense in 2011, is visiting with the Raiders, according to the NFL Network’s Jason LaCanfora.
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Posted on Thursday, March 29th, 2012
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Raiders checking into nose tackle

Alabama nose tackle Josh Chapman is scheduled to meet with the Raiders in a pre-draft visit, according to Scout.com. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on Tuesday, March 27th, 2012
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Dennis Allen Q&A at owners meeting

A transcript of coach Dennis Allen’s breakfast media session at the owners meeting as provided by the Raiders:
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Posted on Tuesday, March 27th, 2012
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Full Raiders draft lineup

Here’s how the Raiders draft shakes out as released by the NFL today at the owner’s meetings:
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Posted on Tuesday, March 27th, 2012
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Allen on `Bountygate,’ Raider defense

An excerpt from Raiders coach Dennis Allen at the NFL meetings on Sirius XM NFL radio discussing his former employer, the Saints, and their penalties for bounties, and the potential of his Oakland defense:
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Posted on Monday, March 26th, 2012
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Reggie McKenzie Q&A

A transcript of Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie’s conference call with Bay Area media after the Raiders were awarded three compensatory selections in this year’s NFL draft:
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Posted on Monday, March 26th, 2012
Under: Oakland Raiders | 270 Comments »