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DL Tollefson says he’s ready to get to work

By Steve Corkran
Tuesday, April 10th, 2012 at 2:53 pm in Oakland Raiders.

Dave Tollefson, the newest Raider, arrived in Alameda today, got in his first workout and then took a few minutes to discuss things such as what he brings to the equation, what it’s like returning to the Raiders and the key to being sucessful.
Tollefson will wear No. 58, which suggests the Raiders envision him as an outside linebacker. Don’t be fooled by the number. Tollefson is versatile enough to help out at linebacker, defensive end, defensive tackle, as well as special teams.
As evidenced by this 10-minute question-and-answer session, Tollefson also has a firm grasp on the nuances of the NFL, the Raiders history and Jim Carrey’s movie career.
Here is the entire transcript:

Q: What have the Raiders told you about how you’re going to be used?
A: “It’s just a jack-of-all trades is what I’ve been able to kind of hang my hat on. They haven’t promised me anything, which is what I want. I don’t want to be promised anything. That’s not the style of player that I am. There’s an opportunity to play, whether that’s starting or a backup, a rush guy or a guy that can play the edge in the run. So, it’s going to be a little bit of everything, which is what I love to do.”

Q: What’s it like coming back home?
A: “Well, it’s awesome. To grow up here, I lived here for 22 years, to come back home where my mom, my step-dad are out here, my sister, my brother, a lot of my friends. My phone was blowing up as soon as this thing went public. It’s definitely exciting for me and my family.”

Q: How hard was it to leave the Raiders in 2007?
A: “It was definitely tough. The Raiders (allowed) me to continue my career in the NFL by sending me to Europe and putting me on the practice squad. There’s a debt there that I feel I like I never really got to repay after leaving. So, it’s kind of funny how life works. You get an opportunity to come back to someplace like this and kind of really show them that you appreciate the opportunity that they gave you.”

Q: How much did it help you learning under the likes of Strahan, Umenyiora and Tuck?
A: “It’s huge, man. To be the best, you got to be around the best, to be surrounded by people that are successful for yourself to be successful. They’re a great group of guys. That period of time was really special. I just got here today and got my first workout in today. There’s a group of guys here that can play ball up front, too, which is exciting to see. I’m not quite an old, wily vet yet, I got a few good years left in me, but I’ve seen quite a bit in this league. We got a group of guys here that can do some big things, also. I look back fondly on my time with those guys. It was special, for sure, but you can’t dwell on the past. You got to keep moving forward and make it the future.”

Q: What kind of lessons can you bring to this team?
A: “I don’t know much, but there’s a few things that I do know. One of them is, getting in the tournament. You have to have a chance. If you’re not in the tournament, which is playoffs, when I say that, you don’t have a chance. I always like to quote my favorite movie, ‘Dumb and Dumber,’ when she was asking, ‘What are the chances that a girl like me and a guy like you can be together? And she says, ‘One in a million.’ Jim Carrey says, ‘So, you’re saying there’s a chance?’ Just have the opportunity to play for a title, get in the playoffs, that’s all you need. Then you take it one game at a time and the next thing you know, you’re hoisting up the Lombardi trophy. There’s no secret to winning championships. It’s just a matter of doing the work and when it comes to playoffs time, taking advantage of the opportunities.”

Q: How do you think you fit with the Raiders’ defensive schemes?
Tollefson: I think it’s the multiplicity of different things I can do as a player. I’ve played a lot of snaps inside. Will I do that here? I’m not sure, we’ve got a great group of D-tackles that can do a really good job inside. So who knows? I think that’s what intrigued the Raiders about me was the ability to kind of do everything. And that’s something that you have to do as a guy who hasn’t necessarily started in this league, started a couple of games, but you kind of got to be good at everything because you really don’t know when the opportunity is going to come for you to contribute to the team winning a game. I think that’s what hopefully they’re going to use me for, kind of, whatever, what do you need me to do? I can even mow the grass if you want to.

Q: Establish any relationships here that still endure to this day?
Tollefson. It was great to see the equipment guys again. When you’re an old practice squad guy you get close to those guys like that. It was good to see them again. Some of the front office guys, I remember. When I left here, it was kind of like, it was a like a secret mission and left in the middle of the night. It was such a quick stop here. There is a mutual amount of respect throughout the league amongst players, so there is a bunch of guys that I do know that I played against that I do have a lot of respect for so that comes into play.

Q: What would you say was deciding factor for choosing Oakland?
Tollefson: Obviously I have that relationship with Reggie McKenzie being drafted by Green Bay, so the level of comfort to come in here knowing this organization is heading in the right direction with the guys they brought in to run it, coach Allen, I got to meet him on my visit here and the energy that he brings, it’s exciting, and obviously, I’m from here. I grew up a Raiders fan. My mom is a Raiders fan. Obviously she’s a fan of her son, but if you ask her who her favorite team is she’s going to say the Raiders. There’s something special about playing for the team that you grew up watching and where you grew up. It means a lot to me that they believe in me, that’s a big part of it. Again, I just go back to the excitement here. Guys are excited to play football, talk football and get ready.

Q: Difficulty here stopping the run for several years, what’s the key to a defense stopping the run?
Tollefson: You’ve got to be physical, and I think sometimes run defense can be overshadowed by the want to get sacks because they are such big game-changing plays. But you’ve got to earn the right to rush the passer and the way you do that is by stopping the run. That’s going to be a focus of mine no matter what, and I think it will be the guys up front. You’ve got to do it up front. Obviously, the linebackers are named linebackers because they back the line, and if the guys up front aren’t getting the job done, it doesn’t matter who you have behind you. It’s definitely going to be a focus of ours, to stop the run, because if you can’t stop the run, you can’t even start thinking about getting sacks because they’ll just run the ball all day on you.

Q: No more questions?
Tollefson: Go Ygnacio Valley Warriors.

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  • RaiderRockstar

    ZERO chance? You might want to check the oddsmakers in Vegas, they know things

    ill bet you a pretend dollar the lakers dont go 0-3 vs the spurs

    ***

    whoa fellas, I’m not a betting man. I just like to make bold predictions and stand by them until proven right or wrong!

  • guest123

    Seaturds still due a 5th rounder in 2013 for Aaron Curry, but it could be a 4th rounder depending on how much Curry plays. So it would behoove the Raiders to shop for a LB in the draft.

  • guest123

    whoa fellas, I’m not a betting man. I just like to make bold predictions and stand by them until proven right or wrong!

    ******

    Skip Baseless?

  • hwnrdr

    544.Raider O Says:
    April 11th, 2012 at 11:01 am
    Hwnrdr,

    I hope not. I hate both teams.

    I don’t mind The Giants so much…I guess only because I have said to my dad along with other Niner fans that to watch out for them in the playoffs…they all laughed at me! LOL

  • SilverNBlackPA

    Do it, Reggie Mac:

    3rd round – Cam Johnson, DE, Virginia
    4th round – Nicolas Jean-Baptiste, NT, Baylor
    5th round – David Molk, C, Michigan
    5th round – Danny Trevathan, LB, Kentucky
    6th round – Sammy Brown, LB, Houston

  • http://www.raiders.com Raider O

    Hwnrdr,

    I’m not a fan of the East Coast and what it has to offer. West Side!!!

  • RaiderRockstar

    Skip Baseless?

    ***

    ouch, man!

    what did I ever do to you??

  • DutchRaider77

    J,

    You are right. Rivers is not one of the best WLBs in the game based on his performance and stats, and that’s one of the reasons why he is getting traded. I thought he did better for some reason. Shouldn’t have compared him to Moss.

    ___________________________________________________

    Kinda funny that Rivers was traded b/c of the play of that guy they signed last year Thomas Howard? Rivers injury gave Thomas Howard the oppurtunity and netted us a draft pick!

    Too bad the Giants already traded for him for a 5th round pick.

    http://www.rotoworld.com/player/NFL/4728/Keith-Rivers

  • guest123

    @RRS

    Nah man, I like your positivity! I like your raider koolaid, pour me another cup please.

  • Rellik30

    RaiderRockstar

    Alright, I am on the list. Only took 5-6 years…lol…we will trade the 95th pick.

  • http://www.addictedtoquack.com RaiderDuck
  • SilverNBlackPA

    Rellik30 Says:
    April 11th, 2012 at 11:34 am
    RaiderRockstar

    Alright, I am on the list. Only took 5-6 years…lol…we will trade the 95th pick.

    +++++++++++++++++

    Can’t, it’s a comp pick

  • guest123

    Rivers is another injured player that didn’t play at all last year, kind of reminds me of Bartell. Has something to prove. But his salary is steep. I wouldn’t want to continue paying that first round type money he’s getting.

  • SilverNBlackPA

    I think Bruce Irvin is overrated to a large extent and I don’t want to see the Raiders draft him, BUT….this guy has had one HELL of a journey and I certainly wish him the best. This is must read stuff:

    http://sports.yahoo.com/news/nfl–west-virginia-prospect-bruce-irvin-ditches-burglary–drug-game-for-shot-at-nfl.html;_ylt=AjYAMNf9UMvu9.EYRNmlbmpDubYF

  • Dakota

    zzzzzzzzzz

  • hwnrdr

    Lunch time?

  • YoungAmerican

    Irvin has to be used in the right role.

    He’d be best at OLB and rotational RDE. Good enough lateral agility to cover in the flats, can attack the LOS. But as an every-down DE he’d be overmatched.

  • YoungAmerican

    Apparently the Raiders were showing some interest in WR Jeff Fuller.

  • RaiderRockstar

    Apparently the Raiders were showing some interest in WR Jeff Fuller.

    ***

    Who ???

  • DKnight007

    555.SilverNBlackPA Says:
    April 11th, 2012 at 11:27 am
    Do it, Reggie Mac:

    3rd round – Cam Johnson, DE, Virginia
    4th round – Nicolas Jean-Baptiste, NT, Baylor
    5th round – David Molk, C, Michigan
    5th round – Danny Trevathan, LB, Kentucky
    6th round – Sammy Brown, LB, Houston

    ^^^^^^^^^
    Nice little mock. Would love to see Cam fall to us at the end of Round 3, but it’s not going to happen.

    Baptiste should be there in Round 4 though and Molk should be available in Round 5 also.

  • RaiderRockstar

    Who do you want the Raiders to draft at #95 ???

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  • John David Booty

    Rivers is going to have his break out season with The Giants. Especially behind that line.

    Fight On, Keith!

  • RaiderRockstar

    still awaiting votes for #95 pick (alpha)

    Attn:

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  • R8ER MIKE

    Raider O Says:
    April 11th, 2012 at 11:28 am
    Hwnrdr,

    I’m not a fan of the East Coast and what it has to offer. West Side
    ********************
    come on now brother, east coast has lots of cool stuff.
    like Washington D.C. and politics and cherry trees and crab cakes and … well thats about it !!!
    oh damn maybe you are correct O.
    in the words of the late great Gilda Radner…..
    NEVER MIND. lol lol lol

  • YoungAmerican

    Who ???

    ================

    6’4, 220lb WR from Texas A&M.

  • DutchRaider77

    Apparently the Raiders were showing some interest in WR Jeff Fuller.

    ***

    Who ???
    ____________________________________________________

    Texas A&M Receiver

    http://espn.go.com/college-football/player/_/id/378013/jeff-fuller

  • RaiderRockstar

    Nicolas Jean-Baptiste, NT, Baylor

    ***

    DK007 & PA

    wasn’t there a fat slob nose tackle drafted by the Browns outta Baylor last year in RD1 ??

  • http://www.addictedtoquack.com RaiderDuck

    http://www.livestream.com/raidersofficial?t=987341

    Link to Reggie Mac’s live presser.

  • DutchRaider77

    Who ???

    ================

    6′4, 220lb WR from Texas A&M.

    _____________________________________________________

    Any insight YA? Seemed to have a better Junior year?

  • YoungAmerican

    wasn’t there a fat slob nose tackle drafted by the Browns outta Baylor last year in RD1 ??

    ===========

    Phil Taylor, yes.

  • YoungAmerican

    Any insight YA? Seemed to have a better Junior year?

    ==========

    Haven’t followed Fuller. Know that injuries slowed him down a little bit as a senior, so his draft stock took a hit. Was projected to be a fringe 1st round pick going into the season. Other than that, don’t know much about him.

  • RaiderRockstar

    Texas A&M Receiver

    http://espn.go.com/college-football/player/_/id/378013/jeff-fuller

    6′4, 220lb WR from Texas A&M.

    ***

    Looks good. is he gonna be there in RD6?

    perhaps go undrafted?

    we have enough youngsters at the position imo

    we need a proven vet receiver like Terrell Owens

    I wouldn’t be mad if we traded Murphy for a late rounder and drafted this kid with that pick to replace him though

    injuries, alligator arms, supported JaMarcus, viagra “incident” , etc – he’s still got a lot to prove and he’s entering Year #4

  • HGDaddy

    Reggie McKenzie news conference at http://www.raiders.com now

  • RaiderRockstar

    Bannan stays in Denver. Cotchery stays in Pittsburgh

    Rivers officially traded to Giants.

    Newman to Cincy is official now, as well

    Briggs extended

    ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

  • RaiderRockstar

    YA,

    Phil Taylor = BJ Raji
    Nicolas Jean-Baptiste = Ron Brace

    same type of thing??

  • YoungAmerican

    RaiderRockstar Says:
    April 11th, 2012 at 12:41 pm

    YA,

    Phil Taylor = BJ Raji
    Nicolas Jean-Baptiste = Ron Brace

    same type of thing??

    ============

    Could be.

    NJB plays a little too upright sometimes, will take some time to develop his technique. Might have to build up some upper body strength. Looked great at the Senior Bowl, though.

  • YoungAmerican

    John Dickinson ‏ @JDJohnDickinson

    #Raiders McKenzie says goal is for Terrelle Pryor to be #2 QB. Called it natural progression for him to see what he can do there.

  • SilverNBlackPA

    RaiderRockstar Says:
    April 11th, 2012 at 12:30 pm
    Nicolas Jean-Baptiste, NT, Baylor

    ***

    DK007 & PA

    wasn’t there a fat slob nose tackle drafted by the Browns outta Baylor last year in RD1 ??

    +++++++++++++++++++

    Phil Taylor. LOVED him. Baptiste isn’t anywhere near as athletic, which is what makes Taylor special.

  • HGDaddy

    John Dickinson ‏ @JDJohnDickinson
    #Raiders McKenzie says goal is for Terrelle Pryor to be #2 QB. Called it natural progression for him to see what he can do there.

  • SilverNBlackPA

    YoungAmerican Says:
    April 11th, 2012 at 12:44 pm
    John Dickinson ‏ @JDJohnDickinson

    #Raiders McKenzie says goal is for Terrelle Pryor to be #2 QB. Called it natural progression for him to see what he can do there.

    +++++++++++++++++

    Come on, Pryor, justify my faith, man!

  • RaiderRockstar

    Raiders McKenzie says goal is for Terrelle Pryor to be #2 QB. Called it natural progression for him to see what he can do there.

    ***

    let’s see, Raider O

    who gets a big helping of crow first ???

    I think you and I are the only servers in a room full of 500+ !!!

  • SilverNBlackPA

    RaiderRockstar Says:
    April 11th, 2012 at 12:47 pm
    Raiders McKenzie says goal is for Terrelle Pryor to be #2 QB. Called it natural progression for him to see what he can do there.

    ***

    let’s see, Raider O

    who gets a big helping of crow first ???

    +++++++++++++++++++++++++

    You wound me very deeply sir.

  • RaiderRockstar

    @G123

    why haven’t we signed Matt Leinart yet? TP sucks. He’s nowhere close to being ready, right?

    WHAAAA!!!

  • RaiderRockstar

    PA makes three of us!

    Pryor = future franchise QB

  • RaiderRockstar

    @ Jhill & JFB

    hey, is Pryor playing RB, TE or WR yet??

    same player as Tebow, eh?

    WHAAAA!!!

  • YoungAmerican

    OAKLAND RAIDERS ‏ @RAIDERS

    GM Reggie McKenzie – “We’re going to get the best player. I’m not going to reach down for a player that plays a certain position.”

  • RaiderRockstar

    @Alex7

    Pryor will never make it in the pros? was awful in college against “the better teams”? what was his completion percentage again?

    WHAAAA!!!

  • SilverNBlackPA

    RaiderRockstar Says:
    April 11th, 2012 at 12:50 pm
    PA makes three of us!

    Pryor = future franchise QB

    +++++++++++++++++

    Been saying this from day 1.

    What did Al tell him, “Be patient, your time will come.” I hope Pryor really took that to heart.

  • YoungAmerican

    John Dickinson ‏ @JDJohnDickinson

    #Raiders McKenzie says he wouldn’t want to be part of “Hard Knocks”in future yrs Chuckled said wants Raider business to stay Raider business

  • RaiderRockstar

    no more reaches in the draft?

    whoa – what a concept!

    do Heyward-Bey & Mitchell feel slighted?