Found June 04, 2012 on
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According to Jason LaCanfora of CBS Sports, Oakland Raiders fullback Marcel Reece has signed his restricted free agent tender and will now report to the team facility to participate in OTA’s.
Reece was holding out hope of scoring the long-term contract that he desires. But with the acquisition of Owen Schmidt, he’s in jeopardy of possibly losing his starting job.
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The Oakland Raiders have formally announced that Marcel Reece has signed his “exclusive rights” tender. Up to this point Reece has missed some voluntary training, and a few workouts along with the first wave of OTA’s (organized team activities). Raider fans were getting pretty antsy, wondering why Reece had yet to sign. In reality, though, [...]
Oakland Raiders fullback Marcel Reece has signed his exclusive rights tender with the team.
The Raiders say Reece signed the contract on Monday in time to participate in organized team activities.
Reece had not been part of offseason workouts with the team under new coach Dennis Allen's staff before signing the one-year deal.
Reece has played in 30 career games with 16 starts...
Exclusive rights free agent fullback Marcel Reece re-signed with the Oakland Raiders on Monday afternoon.
Reece, 26, had been absent from OTAs this past month in search of a more long-term lucrative deal, but decided to sign his one-year tender of $540,000 to remain with the team. The 6-3, 240-pound Reece will be eligible for restricted free agency in 2013.
Easily the most athletic...
Raiders restricted free agent Marcel Reece signed his exclusive rights tender yesterday and will be practicing with the team beginning today, the team announced yesterday.
Reece had little leverage and a hold out seemed very unlikely as no team had made him an offer and his choice was to either sign his tender or hold out for the season.
There are rumblings that the Raiders and...
Last year, in the 5th round, the Raiders took a chance on a talented but inconsistent wide receiver out of Tennessee named Denarius Moore. Moore had had some success in college but changes in coaching had caused him to be less productive in his later years, which contributed to his fall to the fifth round.From the very start of camp, he was the talk of Raider fans and media as well...
The Raiders addressed a major need with the 129th pick in the 4th round of the 2012 Draft when they took Miles Burris out of San Diego State.
Burris, a redshirt senior, was extremely durable in his four years playing at San Diego State as he was in 12 or 13 games each of 4 season.
He had more than 75 tackles in both his junior and senior season and those two seasons combined also...
With their sixth round, 189th pick overall, of the 2012 draft, the Raiders tabbed DT Christo Bilukidi from Georgia State to join their roster. Bilukidi became the first player ever selected from the Division II school. Bilukidi played in basketball in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada and has only somewhat recently become a football player as a Senior in High School.Bilukidi played for...
According to Jason LaCanfora of CBS Sports, the Kansas City Chiefs have signed free agent safety Abe Elam.
The acquisition of Elam makes a lot sense since both Eric Berry and Kendrick Lewis are still rehabbing from their respective injuries and currently aren’t participating in OTA practices.
Oakland Raiders cornerbacks Ron Bartell and Shawntae Spencer have much in common as they join each other in the silver and black. Both players signed one year contracts this offseason with the Raiders and are using their experience to help the younger players and build their relationship.
Both players have taken a very similar path to the Raiders. Both were second round draft picks...
Oakland Raiders strong safety Tyvon Branch was given the franchise tag by the team in the offseason. Now that he has signed the tender, ensuring he will be a member of the Raiders in 2012, he is looking to take his play and leadership to the next level.
“I feel comfortable here,” Branch said after Oakland's second OTAs. “I thought of myself as a leader before the...