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Podcast Episode 29 – DeSean Jackson, Carlos Rogers and More!

Listen in as I discuss DeSean Jackson, review free agency and discuss next steps for the Oakland Raiders. or other podcast clients: http://raidersblog.com/feed/podcast Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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Posted in 2014 Free Agency, Free Agency, Podcast

Raiders Salary Cap Floor Calculations 2013-2016

The NFL requires every team to spend 89% of the salary cap in cash over a four-year period from 2013-2016. The Raiders spend just $63.4 million in cash last season, leaving a $46.1 million deficit to makeup over the next

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Posted in 2014 Free Agency, Free Agency

Just For Fun – Raiders 2014 Free Agency in Pictures

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The Raidersblog Podcast Episode 28 — Free Agency Primer 2014

Christopher Hansen stays up late to bring you an after dark version of the podcast discussing free agency. or other podcast clients: http://raidersblog.com/feed/podcast Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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Posted in 2014 Free Agency, Free Agency, Podcast

Implications of Salary Cap Rollover

To me, one of the most important yet least talked about changes to the Collective Bargaining Agreement that was signed in 2011, is the ability for teams to rollover any unused salary cap from one year to the next. What

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What the Oakland Raiders Free Agency Activity Means for Team in 2012

The Oakland Raiders came into the offseason with salary cap issues and needing to improve a team that finished a disappointing 8-8 last season. New general manager Reggie McKenzie was hired to reshape the Raiders’ front office and establish a

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Posted in 2012 Free Agency, Free Agency, Offseason 2012, Roster Moves

Raiders Free Agency Preview: Why Oakland Must Pursue These 11 Players

At 1 p.m. PDT, March 13, 2012 the NFL’s free agency period starts and the Raiders must be under the salary cap. There are a number of player contracts that have not yet restructured or otherwise addressed which will likely

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Posted in 2012 Free Agency, Free Agency, Offseason 2012

Flight Risk: Raiders’ Free Agents Ready to Hit the Open Market

Free agency starts Monday and the Raiders are still hacking away at troublesome contracts to get under the salary cap. Once the Raiders are comfortably under the salary cap they will turn their attention to signing free agents. It wouldn’t be

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Posted in 2012 Free Agency, Free Agency, Offseason 2012

Branch to Receive Franchise Tag

According to a source with knowledge of the situation, Raiders strong safety Tyvon Branch will receive the franchise tag. With only a few days to go before the deadline to apply the tag the two sides remain far apart to reach a long-term contract.

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Posted in 2012 Free Agency, Free Agency, Offseason 2012, Uncategorized

Free Agency Strategy: Play Moneyball

A lot has been made of the Raiders lack of draft selections in the 2012 NFL draft. The Raiders have just two, but are likely to be awarded a few more by the NFL when they announce compensatory picks in

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Posted in 2012 Free Agency, Free Agency, Offseason 2012

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  • Brown, Rogers, Hayden/Chekwa. RT @Big_Shirk: @ChrisHansenNFL Our top 3 corners week 1?
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  • 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.
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  • 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
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  • He could leap past Moore. RT @WeBelong30: @ChrisHansenNFL any chance he leap frogs Moore or Streater in the depth chart. In your opinion.
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  • 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.
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