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Davis Has Given Jackson Tools For Offensive Success

Can you remember when the Raiders were without a real deep threat? On multiple occasions the Raiders had a roster filled with receivers who could only run in a straight line? The Raiders also had their fair share of divas at

Posted in 2011 Free Agency, Free Agency, Regular Season 2011 Tagged with: , , , , , , ,

$2.6 Million in Hand is Worth it to Bush

Michael Huff tweeted he was having breakfast with Michael Bush this morning in Napa. A short time later the Raiders announced Bush had re-signed. Bush ends his quasi-holdout and reports to camp. The Raiders need the body as Darren McFadden

Posted in 2011 Free Agency, Training Camp 2011 Tagged with: , , , , , , ,

Tight End Talk

Panic arose with the loss of Zach Miller, lest we forget from the ashes many times a Phoenix arises. Kevin Boss got his first opportunity after the departure of all-pro tight end Jeremy Shockey from New York. Bringing in Boss

Posted in 2011 Free Agency, Training Camp 2011 Tagged with: , , ,

Like A Boss: Kevin Inks Deal

Adam Schefter reports the Raiders agreed to terms with tight end Kevin Boss on a four-year, $16 million contract. The contract includes $8 million in guarantees. Zach Miller will make about twice as much and the production of each will

Posted in 2011 Free Agency, Training Camp 2011 Tagged with: , ,

Cap Relief: Routt, Seymour Restructure

Adam Caplan reports, Stanford Routt has restructed his deal with the Raiders for much needed cap relief. Richard Seymour also restructured and he could save the Raiders as much as $11 million against the cap. The Raiders knew all along

Posted in 2011 Free Agency, Training Camp 2011 Tagged with: , , , ,

Raiders Must Target Boss, Veteran Receiver

Although the Oakland Raiders operated a run first offense in 2010 with Darren McFadden rushing for over 1100 yards and coming in third in the NFL with 5.2 yards per carry, it is imperative that the Raiders help Jason Campbell

Posted in 2011 Free Agency, 2011 Preview Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,

Raiders Workout Kevin Boss

Hue Jackson confirmed free agent tight end Kevin Boss is working out with the Raiders today. The Raiders unexpectedly lost Zach Miller to the Seattle Seahawks and need to plug the huge hole Miller leaves. There is mutual interest and

Posted in 2011 Free Agency Tagged with: ,

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.

Posted in 2011 Free Agency Tagged with: ,

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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Twitter

  • @BRRaider No. Olson would pull double duty.
    about 4 mins ago
  • McKenzie went to bat for Allen last year. Mark was ready to move on. That will obviously weigh eval process of McKenzie at end of the year.
    about 8 mins ago
  • @VicTafur Pretty good at coachspeak. "Listen, at the end of the day, we've got to play better."
    about 11 mins ago
  • @weelheel Seems so long ago.
    about 14 mins ago
  • Al Saunders possible, but that's probably curious move. He's been in subordinate position for a while now.
    about 14 mins ago