Raiders Sign Raider Fan Darryl Blackstock

The Raiders signed free agent linebacker Darryl Blackstock. Blackstock is a self-proclaimed “RAIDER FAN 4 LIFE.”

Blackstock is 28 and previously played for the Bengals and Cardinals. He spent the 2010 season with the Florida Tuskers of the UFL and Raiders defensive coordinator Chuck Bresnahan.

Blackstock was drafted in 2005 at the end of the third round by the Arizona Cardinals.

Blackstock instantly becomes a fan favorite, partially because he is a Raiders fan and partially because his name is Blackstock. He’ll have a tough time making the roster, but the fans will love him along the way.

Follow him on Twitter: @MrDBlackstock

 

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Posted in 2011 Free Agency
  • Emanwillis41

    you cant hate the man for wanting to play for a team he pulls for, morrison was a fan and he gave it all he had for us so let the man play at lest well have somebody out how well be give his all for the love of the team and not money. 

  • RAIDER DAVE

    this is the raiders verision of the movie “RUDY’, hopefully he’ll bring the zeal and go for it attitude that the character in the movie displayed in his days as a player. GO RAIDERS!!!!!!!!!!!!

Twitter

  • Brown, Rogers, Hayden/Chekwa. RT @Big_Shirk: @ChrisHansenNFL Our top 3 corners week 1?
    about 2 hours ago
  • Still very early in camp. Guys are still trying to find a rhythm and the Raiders doing quite of bit of rotating at the WR spot.
    about 2 hours ago
  • Hasn't made as many plays as we are used to seeing. RT @Sky_Razzball: @ChrisHansenNFL I see no Andre Holmes mentions. This saddens me
    about 2 hours ago
  • He could leap past Moore. RT @WeBelong30: @ChrisHansenNFL any chance he leap frogs Moore or Streater in the depth chart. In your opinion.
    about 2 hours ago
  • Little wore out his welcome in Cleveland off-the-field as much as on. Allen praised his pro-like approach and play. Perhaps he has matured.
    about 2 hours ago