Monthly Archives: August 2011

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.

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Posted in 2011 Free Agency

Michael Huff Contract: 4 Years, $32 Million

According to a tweet by J.I. Halsell, Michael Huff received a contract worth $8 million per season over four years. Update: Jerry McDonald reports more detail: $12 milion is in the form of guarantees. $7.315 million signing bonus, $685,000 base salary in

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Raiders Announce Signings of Heyer, Smiley, Wand

The Raiders announced the signings of offensive lineman Stephon Heyer, Justin Smiley and Seth Wand. Justin Smiley was in for a visit and Stephon Heyer announced on his Facebook he signed with the team this morning. Wand last played in

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Posted in 2011 Free Agency

Zach Miller Builds Nest in Seattle

ESPN’s John Clayton reports Zach Miller has agreed to terms with the Seattle Seahawks. Adam Schefter confirms the contract is for five years and $34 million with $17 million in guarantees. That’s nearly $7 million per season of which about 3.4 million will

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Posted in 2011 Free Agency

Raiders Sign OT Stephon Heyer

According to reports, the Raiders have signed offensive tackle Stephon Heyer. Heyer has started 33 games with the Redskins and played in 49. He was originally an undrafted free agent. The Raiders recognize their need on the offensive line, but

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Wimbley Extended, Tatupu Visits

Kamerion Wimbley’s cap figure is now more manageable. He agrees on a five-year, $48 million deal which includes $29 million in guarantees. The signing was brought about somewhat urgently by Zach Miller’s visit to Seattle and former coach Tom Cable.

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Twitter

  • You have a point. RT @TheBrehCast: I've never seen so many people worried about the WR Alex Smith is not going to throw the ball to.
    about 27 mins ago
  • RT @adamteicher: Hate to disappoint my Canadian followers but at this point I don't see Weston Dressler making roster. Chiefs have some goo…
    about 30 mins ago
  • @BFTB_Chargers I believe you.
    about 30 mins ago
  • Re: dancing video: Peyton has always had the gracefulness of a bull in a china shop and the production of a bull in Pamplona.
    about 33 mins ago
  • @Slampage1212 @VicTafur That was a good toss against the D, so probably right. There were a few good ones.
    about 35 mins ago