Sure, life is ever-changing.
But for the Oakland Raiders, everything this off-season has had it’s own sense of oddity. From the abnormal, non-splashy free agency, to the changing of coaches to the approaches of the draft, the Raiders are working against their history…and to that end, the team may be stronger for it.
Probably the biggest difference that the Raider Nation would adjust to, was that players who normally would bury their heads in the sand until Uncle Al would toss some money, were now allowed to walk. Kameron Wimbley, for starters would move out, unable to come to terms with the Raiders. Michael Bush, which was still a little shocking would switch from being a backup in Oakland, to being a backup in Chicago, along with Jason Campbell.
But probably the biggest surprise, is that with a new GM calling the shots, the Raiders are actually cap-friendly for a change. With a recent recovery of Dave Tollefson, the Raiders add pieces not for flashy reasons, but to address actual n...