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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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  • @BlxckHole20 His best work, no doubt. Still think DJ was a good pick...can't predict injuries he's had. .
    about 4 hours ago
  • @RaiderBounty That's Mark's process, but Reggie came highly recommended.
    about 4 hours ago
  • @RaiderBounty Hue was Mark's call. Palmer was about to make $15 million on a cap-strapped team. You are only evaluating the stuff you want.
    about 4 hours ago
  • @RaiderBounty You have to evaluate every decision based on the process, not the result. Every GM makes mistakes.
    about 4 hours ago
  • @RaiderBounty You have benefit of hindsight.
    about 4 hours ago