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Lechler terms _ 3 yrs, 5.5 mil, 1 mil bonus

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported Shane Lechler’s contract with the Houston Texans as for three years, $5.5 million, with a $1 million signing bonus.
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Posted on Friday, March 22nd, 2013
Under: Oakland Raiders | 55 Comments »

Report: Lechler agrees to terms with Texans

Seven-time Pro Bowl punter Shane Lechler has agreed to terms with the Houston Texans, the Houston Chronicle reported Friday.
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Posted on Friday, March 22nd, 2013
Under: Oakland Raiders | 58 Comments »

There goes the Class of 2009

With Mike Mitchell announcing on Twitter that he will be a Carolina Panther, it’s official. The Raiders draft class of 2009 is no more.
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Posted on Wednesday, March 20th, 2013
Under: Oakland Raiders | 2,647 Comments »

UPDATE: Lechler to visit Texans

Punter Shane Lechler, whose average of 45.7 yards per punt is the highest in NFL history, will visit the Houston Texans Thursday, the Houston Chronicle reported.
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Posted on Wednesday, March 20th, 2013
Under: Oakland Raiders | 217 Comments »

Raiders bring back Khalif Barnes

Right tackle Khalif Barnes became the first of 17 unrestricted free agents to return to the Raiders, the club announced Wednesday.
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Posted on Wednesday, March 20th, 2013
Under: Oakland Raiders | 733 Comments »

Allen wants Raiders in it for the long haul

It may not be the message the fan base wants to hear after not having enjoyed a winning season since 2002, but coach Dennis Allen believes in patience and building a foundation for lasting success.
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Posted on Tuesday, March 19th, 2013
Under: Oakland Raiders | 891 Comments »

Report: McClain gets OK to seek trade

UPDATE: The Raiders declined to address whether McClain had been given permission to seek a trade, citing their policy against discussing contracts or trades.

Middle linebacker Rolando McClain has been given permission to seek a trade out of Oakland, according to an NFL Network report.
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Posted on Tuesday, March 19th, 2013
Under: Oakland Raiders | 152 Comments »

Q&A with Vance Walker

A transcription of a conference call with new Raiders defensive tackle Vance Walker conducted with local media?
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Posted on Tuesday, March 19th, 2013
Under: Oakland Raiders | 102 Comments »

Raiders get additional pick in sixth

The Raiders learned Monday they received a compensatory selection in the sixth round in the NFL draft based on free agents lost in 2012.
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Posted on Monday, March 18th, 2013
Under: Oakland Raiders | 472 Comments »

Winslow a possibility? Walker signed

The Raiders are investigating the possibility of signing tight end Kellen Winslow Jr. as a replacement for Brandon Myers, the NFL Network reported Monday.
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Posted on Monday, March 18th, 2013
Under: Oakland Raiders | 402 Comments »