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Before deciding to sign a deal with the Oakland Raiders, receiver/returner Josh Cribbs visited with the Detroit Lions, New York Giants and New York Jets. In a conference call with reporters in Oakland, Cribbs took issue with Jets GM John Idzik's comments to Conor Orr of The Star-Ledger last week that Cribbs' surgically repaired left knee "isn't quite there yet." "I don't know why a GM would come out and say that, other than using it as a negotiation tactic," Cribbs said, via the Bay Area News Group. "I think everybody knew what was going on with that." At the conclusion of last season, Cribbs underwent arthroscopic surgery for a torn meniscus in his left knee, and red flags went out after he reportedly failed a March physical with the Arizona Cardinals, but Cribbs believes that Idzik's 'negotiation meneuver' wasn't too fair when the season start is months away.  "If we were lining up to play football in June, then this would be a hot topic," Cribbs added. "I will be ready to play football when it's time to play football."

Raiders invite safety Charles Woodson back for another visit

Oakland Raiders GM Reggie McKenzie is on the move and veteran safety Charles Woodson is his target. After Woodson had visited with the team and left Oakland with a standing offer, that we would assume is still on the table, the team wants Woodson to come back for another sit down on Tuesday. The market is starting to heat up for Woodson’s services after he took trips to the...

The last of the Al Davis old guard is gone. Where do they go from here:

The last of Al Davis old guard is now gone.  Amy Trask resigned last week as CEO of the Oakland Raiders.  The Raiders are officially on a new course.  While attending Cal Berkeley, Amy Trask became a huge Raiders fan.  Growing up in Brentwood in Los Angeles, she followed the Raiders trek going to law school at USC.  In 1983 Trask became in intern for the Raiders and in...

Replacing Lechler in Oakland

The Oakland Raiders are rebuilding, and recently (due cap reasons) had to let the greatest punter the game has ever seen go. They have made recent strides to doing this with some outstanding acquisitions to the special team’s core. The biggest may be signing outstanding special teams kick returner and wide receiver veteran Josh Cribs .Josh averaged  and excellent 27.4 yards on...

Raiders sign QB Matt McGloin

The Oakland Raiders have signed undrafted free agent quarterback Matt McGloin. General manager Reggie McKenzie also formally announced Thursday that the team signed free agent kick returner and wide receiver Josh Cribbs. McGloin set a Penn State record with 46 career touchdown passes. He also set single-season program marks in 2012 for completions (270) and yards passing (3,266...

Raiders sign punter Chris Kluwe

The Oakland Raiders have signed free agent punter Chris Kluwe as a possible replacement for the departed Shane Lechler. General manager Reggie McKenzie announced the deal with the eight-year veteran on Friday. Kluwe played in 127 games for the Minnesota Vikings with a 44.4 yard career average. He ranks second all-time in Minnesota history with a 37.3 net average. Lechler left...

The RaidersBlog Podcast Episode 13

In episode 13 of the RaidersBlog podcast, Christopher Hansen and Taylor Armosino discuss the rookie minicamp, as well as the signings of Charles Woodson and Josh Cribbs. or other podcast clients:

Raiders sign veteran punter Chris Kluwe

According to, the Oakland Raiders have signed former Vikings punter Chris Kluwe after letting Shane Lechler leave in free agency. “I’m excited to be an Oakland Raider and be playing in California,” Kluwe said. “Now, my family can actually come to games.” kluwe is expected to come in and compete with Marquette King, who has a heck of a leg.   Need NFL Tickets...

Joshua Cribbs Joins Oakland Raiders

Former Browns receiver/return specialist Josh Cribbs has signed with the Oakland Raiders.Fantasy Spin:Cribbs continues to be an excellent kick returner but he's never offered fantasy owners much in the receiving game. You shouldn't worry about him on draft day.

Report: Charles Woodson visiting the Raiders on Tuesday, received an offer from the Broncos

According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Denver Broncos have made an offer to free agent Charles Woodson.  For now he plans on visiting with the Raiders on Tuesday, who have also made him an offer. Charles Woodson update, via agent Carl Poston. He plans on visiting #Raiders on Tuesday. He received an offer from #Broncos, is still open — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) May 17...

Rolando McClain opens up on retiring at 23, says he must get life together

Former Alabama superstar and Oakland Raiders first-round draft pick Rolando McClain came forward to explain why he retired at the age of 23.

Just Flynn Baby: Will Matt Flynn be Successful in First Season with Oakland Raiders

With the departure of mistake ridden Carson Palmer, the Oakland Raiders quarterback situation is one of the most unsettled in the NFL. The favorite to become the new leader of the downtrodden Raiders is former Seattle Seahawks and Green Bay Packers backup quarterback Matt Flynn. Matt Flynn was never supposed to be a Raider; he was supposed to be heading into his second season as...

Ex-Raiders RB Mike Goodson arrested on drug and weapons charges

You remember Mike Goodson, don’t you? He was with the Raiders last season — his only season in Oakland — and saw time in the Raiders backfield behind Darren McFadden. It was a brief stay, but he had a decent year, averaging 6.3 yards per carry when he wasn’t hurt—good enough to get $7 million ($1.925 million guaranteed) from the Jets in free agency in March. Well, his...

Oakland Raiders sign Josh Cribbs

Former Cleveland Browns kick returner and wide receiver Josh Cribbs’ free agent tour was heating up recently, but it came to an end yesterday when the Oakland Raiders announced an agreement with the veteran, according to Jerry McDonald of The Mercury News. Teams – including the Arizona Cardinals and New England Patriots – expressed interest in Cribbs earlier this offseason...

Just Win Baby: Why Chris Kluwe’s Gay Rights Activism Fits Right Into Raider Lore

With the departure of arguably the greatest punter in NFL history Shane Lechler, the Oakland Raiders are in need of a dependable punter. It makes sense that the Raiders have brought in veteran punter Chris Kluwe. Although Kluwe has been a mediocre punter of the last few seasons his activism makes him a perfect Raider. The Raiders have always been at the forefront of social issues...

Kluwe excited to join Raiders

Throughout their history, the Oakland Raiders have seen their share of colorful personalities. And in 2013, they’re adding another, signing punter Chris Kluwe on Wednesday. The signing will be formally announced on Thursday.
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