Found September 03, 2012 on Silver and Black Daily:
The Oakland Raiders have announced that they have filled all openings on their practice squad by signing four players.  CB Chimdi Chekwa, DT Vaughn Meatoga, C Colin Miller and RB Jeremy Stewart were all added to the Raider’s practice squad.  They join four others (LB Kaelin Burnett, WR Brandon Carswell, WR Travionte Session and LB [...]

Raiders Claim 3, Release 3, Add 4 to Practice Squad

It was a given that Friday’s Oakland Raiders’ cut down to 53 active players was nowhere near the “final 53″ that will be listed on Monday 9/10 when the team opens up the regular season against the rival Chargers.  Since both Reggie McKenzie and Dennis Allen are rookies in their current positions, we really had [...]

Past NFL greats: Top 5 Oakland Raider legends that were cut

The Raiders are famous for bringing in players that were fired from other teams and allowing them to become Raider Legends. The Oakland Raiders just had a knack of bringing in players that everyone else hated and turning them into instant contributors with even some of them Hall of Famers. Willie Brown, John Matuszack, Todd Christensen, George Blanda and Jim Plunkett all had great...

Oakland Raiders Sign CB Joselio Hanson and Waive CB DeMarcus Van ****

The Oakland Raiders signed cornerback Joselio Hanson and in a bit of a surprise move waived training camp stand out cornerback DeMarcus Van ****. Van **** started off the 2012 training camp with lots of buzz, but was unable to translate his practice play to games. Hanson played six seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles after playing one season with the San Francisco 49ers. He was...

Raiders’ Juron Criner is dealing with an ankle injury

AP Oakland Raiders wide receiver Juron Criner is currently dealing with an ankle injury and head coach Dennis Allen doesn’t believe it’s a big deal at this point, according to Steve Corkran of the Contra Costa Times. WR Juron Criner has an ankle injury, Allen said. “I don’t really think it’s a big deal.” Allen is hopeful Criner will be ready for Monday. — Steve Corkran...

Raiders fill out practice squad

The Raiders have filled their practice squad as of tonight, the team announced.  The squad as is currently arranged is mostly old faces but a couple of new ones have been added, too.  The practice squad is used as a place to keep young players to help them develop and is also used as a scout team to mimic opponents styles so that the roster can practice and learn how to play against...

Reports: DeMarcus Van **** Out, Joselio Hanson In

According to Adam Caplan of, the Oakland Raiders have signed former Eagle CB Joselio Hanson.  Also, Pro Football Talk is reporting that the Raiders will part ways with DeMarcus Van **** in order to make room for him. The news of Hanson’s signing is not any kind of surprise.  The Raiders were almost immediately [...]

Raiders roster likely still not final

In the wake of the signing of CB Joselio Hanson and the subsequent waiver of CB DeMarcus Van ****, there is a lot of speculation about the squad of defensive backs.  As was pointed out earlier today by someone on Twitter, the Raiders have turned over their cornerback squad completely with the waiving of DVD - no DB from last year's squad is on the team now.The team is still...

Raiders sign veteran CB Joselio Hanson

The Oakland Raiders have signed recently released cornerback Joselio Hanson to bolster their secondary. Oakland released 2011 third-round pick DeMarcus Van **** on Monday to make room for Hanson on the roster. Hanson had been released last week by Philadelphia after spending six seasons as the Eagles nickel cornerback. The Raiders have now cut ties to both cornerbacks they drafted...

Fantasy Football: A National Phenomenon That Continues To Grow

Once an innocent game conceived in a New York City hotel lobby by former Oakland Raiders personnel, Wilfred Winkenbach and Bill Tunnell, and a news reporter, Scotty Stirling, fantasy football's recent popularity explosion across the United States now transcends anything its creators could have possibly envisioned in the early 1960s.The inaugural eight-man league, the GOPPPL ...

Raiders Sign Veteran CB Hansen; Waive Van ****

There is no question that this Raiders team is now Reggie McKenzie’s. There has been a complete overhaul, and that continued today as the team brought in Veteran cornerback Joselio Hansen and waived last years third round pick CB Demarcus Van ****. Hansen is a seven year veteran, spending his last six seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles. He’s played in 104 games and brings a...

Raiders sign CB Joselio Hanson

Getty According to Adam Caplan of, the Oakland Raiders have signed free agent cornerback Joselio Hanson, who was just released by the Eagles. The #Raiders signed veteran CB Joselio Hanson to a one-year deal, source confirmed. He actually visited the Raiders on Sunday. — Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) September 3, 2012 Hanson is a solid player that will be a nice...

Report: Raiders sign CB Hanson

The Oakland Raiders reportedly have signed free-agent cornerback Joselio Hanson to a one-year contract. Hansen, 31, was released by the Philadelphia Eagles in their roster cutdown to 53 players after six seasons with the team. Financial terms of the deal weren’t disclosed, but reported that Hanson’s base salary was $825,000 with the Eagles with the potential...
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