Originally written on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 11/20/14
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With the numerous changes already taking place in the Oakland Raiders organization and as new head coach Dennis Allen assembles his staff, one begins to get a glimpse of what the 2012 season may have in store for the Raiders. With the hiring of Greg Knapp as the new offensive coordinator, and Coach Allen already announcing that Carson Palmer is the starting quarterback going into this next season, the focus of the team is now evaluating talent on the roster, potential free agents, and all the possible draft prospects. Given that the Raider’s have already spent majority of this years draft picks, there isn’t a lot of room for speculation when considering what options Oakland may utilize. But that doesn’t mean that Oakland will be quiet on draft day. The Raiders have a serious choice to make in regard to running back Darren McFadden’s future with the Raiders. At first glance, Raider fans would be scratching their heads and upset that such a home run threat could be sent out of Oakland, but consider this, McFadden has yet to finish a complete season after be plagued by injuries. One would have to decide whether its better to have DMC for [...]
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  • The raiders really need to trade McFadden and get more options at running back. Darren has not even complety healed from last years foot injury. Trade him and get a second round pick. When healthy I agree that he is the best back in the business but he has been on the sideline more than on the feild and raider fans are tired of seeing him not on the field.
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