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Oakland Raiders running back Darren McFadden has plenty of incentive to stay healthy heading into his contract year and sixth season in the league in 2013, especially after averaging almost five missed games in his first five seasons. Photo Credit: Tony Gonzalez/Raiders.com He also started the second-most games (12) and collected the second-most catches (42) and second-most carries (216) of his career last year, despite scoring the second-fewest touchdowns (two) and averaging the lowest YPC rate (3.3) since entering the NFL as a first round pick (No. 4 overall out of Arkansas) in 2008. So it’s a good sign that the 6-1, 218-pound running back reportedly looked “energized” and “explosive” at Raiders’ early OTAs, per Steve Corkran of the Contra Costa Times. McFadden, 25, has appeared in 57 contests (44 starts) and rushed for 3,334 yards and 18 TDs on 769 carries (4.3 YPC) with 158 receptions for 1,449 yards and five scores through the air in his first five years. Whether the Raiders’ t...
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According to Steve Corkran of the Contra Costa Times, Oakland Raiders running back Darren McFadden has been looking explosive during OTA’s.
Has to be encouraging for coach Dennis Allen to see RB Darren McFadden looking so energized, explosive.
— Steve Corkran (@CorkOnTheNFL) May 20, 2013
It’s one thing for McFadden to look explosive, it’s another for him to actually stay...
May 21th wasn’t just another day at the Oakland Raiders’ Alameda facilities. As the players prepared for their second OTA practice, roughly a hundred Raider fans gathered around the entrance of the team’s headquarters with one person in mind. In the words of their own message that flew all over the internet via social media, they were there to “woo [...]
With the Raiders being a team that’s going through a massive rebuilding, not many people would voluntarily say that the Raiders are a team “on the up”; Charles Woodson is not one of those people. After signing a one year deal with the Oakland Raiders on Tuesday, Woodson gives more details to Dan Hanzus of NFL.com as to why he ended up going back to the team that drafted him...
3.04 Oakland Raiders Sio Moore, OLB, Connecticut (6-1, 245)
With the 4th pick of the third round of the NFL draft, the Raiders selected OLB Sio Moore out of the University of Connecticut. This pick represents great mid-round value for Oakland as Moore excelled at the combine and pro day, which should help bolster the depth in the Raiders’ linebacking corp.
Moore is a solid, sure...
The Oakland Raiders agreed to a one-year, $1.8 million contract with former cornerback Charles Woodson. Including incentives, the deal is worth a maximum of $4.3 million according to RotoWorld.com.Division rival, Denver Broncos, also offered Woodson a one-year deal, but worth $3.7 million through reachable incentives according to the Denver Post. Oakland’s agreement includes incentives...
Charles Woodson, the former fourth pick of the 1998 NFL draft has returned to the team that selected him, the Oakland Raiders. Woodson has been a free agent for months and is currently 36, turning 37 during the upcoming regular season. The details of his contract outline that he will receive a signing bonus of $700,000 with the ability to reach $4.3 million through incentives.
After a below average year on special teams in 2012, the Raiders acknowledged the issue this offseason. General manager Reggie McKenzie has brought in return man Josh Cribbs and punter Chris Kluwe to improve the unit. These additions along with the return of Jacoby Ford should provide an immediate upgrade to last season’s stagnant special team’s play.
Cribbs has the potential...
Name: Derek “D.J.” Hayden Jr.
Drafted: 12th pick of the first round
Which made him: The second corner off the board, not to mention the second guy named D.J.
They play football? Fly Slamma Wide Receiver Jamma
Other school: Navarro College
You’re trying to think of a Jane’s Addiction...
Right now as it stands Monday evening, Charles Woodson remains a free agent. Tomorrow, the Oakland Raiders plan to meet with the veteran defensive back with the hope of bringing him back to the Silver and Black, where he first suited up in an NFL uniform. Photo Credit: Raiders.com While several other teams have inquired about his services over the last couple of months, and the...
Green Bay Packers free agent Charles Woodson has finally
found a new home, as the veteran signed a one-year contract with his former
team, the Oakland Raiders, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com. Woodson’s new
deal with the Raiders includes a base salary of $1 million, while the defensive
back has the ability to earn up to $4.3 million next season.
On Charles Woodson's new...
Its all come full circle for the 1997 Heisman winner.
Charles Woodson will receive quite a greeting from Oakland Raiders fans when he makes a free agent visit to the team's facilities on Tuesday.
A few of his potential teammates in Oakland will give him a warm reception as well.
Woodson spent his first eight NFL seasons with the Raiders after being selected with the fourth overall pick in 1998. He signed with Green Bay following...
The Oakland Raiders have signed veteran free agent safety Charles Woodson to a one-year deal worth approximately 1.8 million dollars. The contract reportedly could escalate up to 4 million dollars if he can hit certain bench-marks.
Woodson’s market was chilly up until about a week ago when things started to heat up. It came down to Oakland, the original team to draft him and the...
After a below average year on special teams in 2012, the Raiders acknowledged the issue this offseason. General manager Reggie McKenzie has brought in return man Josh Cribbs and punter Chris Kluwe to improve the unit. These additions along with the return of Jacoby Ford should provide an immediate upgrade to last season's stagnant special team's play.
Cribbs has the potential...
ALAMEDA, Calif. – Charles Woodson is coming back home to Oakland.
Woodson signed a one-year contract with the Raiders on Tuesday to return to his original team after leaving seven years ago for Green Bay as a free agent.
The move will be widely popular with Raiders fans, many of whom staked out the team’s facility Tuesday to greet Woodson on his visit and urge him to sign with...