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Live Raiders chat on Matt Schaub trade, Friday at noon

By Jon Becker
Friday, March 21st, 2014 at 9:26 am in Oakland Raiders

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ESPN: Raiders trade draft pick for Schaub

By Jerry McDonald - NFL Writer
Friday, March 21st, 2014 at 8:15 am in Oakland Raiders

The Raiders have found their quarterback, reaching an agreement Friday to acquire Houston’s Matt Schaub for a late-round draft pick, according to an ESPN report.
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Poll: Do you like reported Raiders trade for Texans QB Matt Schaub?

By Jon Becker
Friday, March 21st, 2014 at 7:49 am in Oakland Raiders

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Raiders have acquired Matt Schaub from the Houston Texans.

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Incognito can see himself as a Raider

By Jerry McDonald - NFL Writer
Thursday, March 20th, 2014 at 1:13 pm in Oakland Raiders

Embattled former Miami Dolphins guard Richie Incognito can picture himself in silver and black.
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Report: Woodson to sign on for another year

By Jerry McDonald - NFL Writer
Wednesday, March 19th, 2014 at 9:42 pm in Oakland Raiders

The Raiders have agreed to a one-year deal with free safety Charles Woodson, ESPN reported Wednesday night.
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GM Reggie McKenzie on free agency

By Jerry McDonald - NFL Writer
Wednesday, March 19th, 2014 at 5:56 pm in Oakland Raiders

Caught up with Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie following San Jose State’s pro day Thursday. Topics included the Raiders progress in free agency, his thoughts on the Rodger Saffold deal falling through, the departures of Jared Veldheer and Lamar Houston and the future of the quarterback position in Oakland. A transcription of McKenzie’s first interview since the start of free agency:
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Q&A with Raiders T Donald Penn

By Jerry McDonald - NFL Writer
Wednesday, March 19th, 2014 at 4:55 pm in Oakland Raiders

A transcription of a conference call with tackle Donald Penn, who signed with the Raiders Wednesday:
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Raiders finalize deals with OT Penn, S Young

By Steve Corkran
Wednesday, March 19th, 2014 at 2:18 pm in Oakland Raiders

Offensive tackle Donald Penn and the Raiders on Wednesday finalized a two-year contract that gives the Raiders another viable candidate to replace departed left offensive tackle Jared Veldheer.
Penn can earn as much as $9.6 million over the next two seasons, according to an ESPN report. Approximately half that figure is guaranteed.
As of now, the Raiders have Penn, second-year player Menelik Watson and veterans Khalif Barnes and Austin Howard in the mix for their offensive tackle spots.
Howard likely is going to wind up on the right side. Barnes has played both spots during his nine-year career. He started 11 games in place of an injured Veldheer last season.
Penn started every game the past six seasons for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and 108 of 112 during his seven-year NFL career.
The Raiders already have added three veteran offensive linemen since free agency started Mar. 11 – Howard, Penn and guard Kevin Boothe.
Center Stefen Wisniewski is the only one of the five starters from last season assured a starting spot in 2014. Incumbent right guard Mike Brisiel is the leading candidate to start there for a third straight season.
In other news, the Raiders announced the re-signing of backup safety Usama Young. He started one of the 12 games he played last season before he was sidelined by a neck injury.

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Report: Penn will put signature to paper for Raiders

By Jerry McDonald - NFL Writer
Tuesday, March 18th, 2014 at 5:28 pm in Oakland Raiders

A week after failing prized free agent Rodger Saffold on a physical, the Raiders agreed to terms with former Tampa Bay Buccaneers left tackle Donald Penn, according to the NFL Network.
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Kevin Boothe Q&A

By Jerry McDonald - NFL Writer
Monday, March 17th, 2014 at 6:07 pm in Oakland Raiders

The transcript of a conference call with offensive lineman Kevin Boothe, who signed with the Raiders about two hours after the club officially announced the signing of wide receiver James Jones:
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