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It is not a secret to anybody that the Oakland Raiders’ main focus in the current off-season has been on cleaning the salary cap and rebuilding the roster with younger, cheaper players. With that in mind, general manager Reggie McKenzie added one more name to the list of former Raiders by releasing defensive tackle Tommy Kelly. And another big name [...]
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What’s long been expected finally happened on Wednesday when the Raiders officially parted ways with defensive tackle Tommy Kelly:
The Raiders today have released Tommy Kelly. The club appreciates his service, dedication and toughness.
— OAKLAND RAIDERS (@RAIDERS) March 27, 2013
The move reportedly clears up around $5 million in cap room, which for the Raiders is the equivalent...
Oakland parts ways with veteran pass rusher Tommy Kelly, in a salary cap move.
The Oakland Raiders have released defensive tackle Tommy Kelly, cutting ties with their longest-tenured position player on the roster.
The move announced Wednesday is just the latest by the team to distance itself from the Al Davis era.
General manager Reggie McKenzie has already released defensive back Michael Huff and receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey this offseason. Punter Shane...
Carson Palmer is the epitome of a dollarnaire, having been so wise with his NFL money, that Palmer will walk away from any situation that he doesn’t feel is prudent to his success.
Palmer who is due $13 million from the Raiders this season was simply asked to take a $3 million pay cut, that still would have ensured a base salary of $10 million.
Most pundits would have expected...
It looks like the Oakland Raiders will end up releasing Carson Palmer fairly soon as they look to wrap up a trade for Seahawks’ quarterback Matt Flynn.
The question now is, where will Palmer end up?
One team that has been mentioned as a possible destination for Palmer, are the Arizona Cardinals. But according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, people around the league would be surprised...
Carson Palmer to the Cardinals isnt a new idea. The possibility that the Raiders might release him to save money was floated early in the offseason. So was the possibility the Cards might pursue him if Kevin Kolb didnt agree to give back a lot of that money Arizona gambled and lost on him.
But following a report that Palmer is unlikely to restructure his contract with Oakland, and...
Jason La Canfora is reporting that the Oakland Raiders will part ways with DT Tommy Kelly on Wednesday.
La Canfora expects Kelly to draw interest “pretty quickly.”
Releasing Kelly will free up $4.8 million in cap space for the Raiders. He signed a seven-year deal worth $50.125 million back in 2008, but has two years remaining on that contract. Kelly would have made $6...
I didn't think the Ravens could land a high-quality veteran safety like Michael Huff for a 3-year $6 million deal, seeing as Huff was due a $4 million signing bonus and a $4 million salary for 2013 from the Oakland Raiders.
But somehow Ozzie pulled it off.
Michael Huff, FS/CB, age 30, 6-1, 208, 6th year out of Texas, drafted in...