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Will Donavon McNabb and Terrell Owens reunite in Oakland? (Image courtesy of Al Tielemans)
The Oakland Raiders will pursue free agents Donavon McNabb, Terrell Owens and Jerry Rice, according to an anonymous tip. Oakland is looking for “the final pieces” to make a Super Bowl run.
“We feel that with these players, we would instantly become Super Bowl contenders,” said Raiders Owner Mark Davis on Saturday evening. Davis pointed out how the Denver Broncos were viewed as Super Bowl contenders after signing a big-name veteran in free agency.
“If you look at what Denver did — they brought in one has-been who was a big deal during his prime and look at what everybody in the media is saying,” said Davis. “We’re going to do the same thing for our fans. The only difference is, we’re going to triple what Denver did.”
By “tripling what Denver did,” Davis is referring to bringing in three veteran free agents. Those players haven’t played professionally since 2011 (McNabb), 2010 (Owens
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According to ProFootballWeekly.com, general manager Reggie McKenzie and the Oakland Raiders would love to lock up safety Tyvon Branch to a long-term extension this offseason, after placing the franchise tag on him about a month ago.
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The Oakland Raiders announced they have traded OG/OT Bruce Campbell to the Carolina Panthers for; Running Back Mike Goodson. I am personally a big fan of this trade. It gives us some much-needed Running Back depth. Second-year RB Taiwan Jones has potential, but he is young, and frankly… his running-style is not compatible with the [...]
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The Oakland Raiders may consider trying to trade for New York Jets quarterback Tim Tebow, RaidersTalk learned early Sunday morning.
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The Panthers announced they've traded running back Mike Goodson to the Oakland Raiders in exchange for offensive tackle Bruce Campbell.
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Free agent linebacker Phillip Wheeler announced on his Twitter page that he was heading to Oakland to visit with the Raiders.
The 27 year-old Wheeler has been playing for the Indianapolis Colts for the past four seasons, and put up some nice numbers in 2011 with 84 tackles, 1 sack and 1 forced fumble.
Wheeler would help the Raiders add depth at linebacker, as well as participate on special teams.
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According to Jason LaCanfora of the NFL Network, the Oakland Raiders have signed free agent linebacker Philip Wheeler to a one-year deal.
Wheeler has been with the Indianapolis Colts for the past four seasons and they were hoping to re-sign him, in order to use him as an outside linebacker in their new 3-4 scheme.
Wheeler will now head west and hope to make an impact for the silver and black.