Monthly Archives: July 2010

Ford Signs, Eats Wing Stop

The Raiders announced the signing of fourth-round pick Jacoby Ford. The reported base value of the deal is $2.3 million. Ford tweeted he was about to eat Wing Stop. Wing Stop has some of the best fries on the planet

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Step Up Your Game: Chris Johnson

The first in a series of blogs highlighting key players that need to step up their game in 2010, starting with training camp. The Island and Swiss Cheese With Nnamdi Asomugha locking down one side of the field, there is

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Goethel and Ware Sign

The Raiders announced the signing of late-round picks Travis Goethel and Jeremy Ware. Remaining Unsigned Players:Rolando McClainLamarr HoustonJacoby FordStevie Brown

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Jeremy Ware Signs Four-Year Deal

The Raiders have agreed to terms with seventh-round defensive back Jeremy Ware. Citing league sources, Aaron Wilson says the deal is $1.85 million over four years with a signing bonus slightly over $62,000. Wilson also had signing bonus figures for

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Raiders Ink Walter McFadden

Rookie cornerback Walter McFadden signed a contract today, according to Raiders.com. Walter is the younger brother of Steelers cornerback Bryant McFadden. Drafted in the fifth-round, McFadden should initially figure into the depth chart as a nickel or dime cornerback. Remaining

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Offensive Style Will Benefit Jason Campbell

The Washington Redskins parted ways with Jason Campbell after five seasons, trading him to the Oakland Raiders for a fourth-round pick in the 2012 NFL draft. The Redskins along with new General Manager Bruce Allen and Head Coach Mike Shannahan

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Raiders Sign Veldheer and Campbell

The Raiders announced via Twitter the signing of offensive lineman Jared Veldheer and Bruce Campbell. Compensation was not disclosed, but Veldheer is believed to have signed a four-year deal according to Aaron Wilson. Veldheer was the Raiders third-round draft selection

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Raiders Pare Special Teams Costs

The Raiders waived special teams ace Isaiah Ekejiuba today, he announced on his twitter page. Ekejiuba was given a contract last season worth and was paid almost $2.5 million in 2009. He was set to make $1.45 million in 2010.

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Trimming the Roster to 80

The Raiders must trim the roster to 80 players once all the drafted rookies are signed. This should happen as the days draw closer to training camp. The roster sits at 84 players, meaning four players will need to be

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Michael Huff Wants To Play Cornerback

Raiders’ safety Michael Huff wants to play cornerback, according to his recent Twitter post. In the messages directed towards Raiders safety Tyvon Branch. Huff went on to say he wants to play corner because he has good “feet” and that

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