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According to Jason LaCanfora of the NFL Network, Oakland Raiders fullback Marcel Reece and safety Tyvon Branch haven’t been participating in the voluntary offseason workouts.
Both Reece and Branch haven’t signed their tenders, because they’re both looking for the Raiders to lock them up with long-term deals.
BEST OF MAXIM
Seems like it’s all the rage lately. Taking former basketball players and attempting to convert them into TE’s. Everybody wants to sign the new Antonio Gates, or the new Tony Gonzalez. The Oakland Raiders have decided to take a stab at this trend. Former Cal State Fullerton power forward, Andre Hardy was signed by the [...]
The passing of Al Davis signaled the dawn of a new era for Raider Nation. Unfortunately, that new era will begin without a first or second round draft pick. Raider G.M. Reggie McKenzie has expressed interest in drafting an outside linebacker to fill what he believes is the last position on the team without a [...]
PRICE OF FREEDOM
Warren Sapp recently filed for bankruptcy and explained his decision was between that or going to jail, so he made the logical choice.
The Raiders announced that they had signed potential TE Andre Hardy, late yesterday.Hardy is very much a developmental prospect, having not played football in college. He did play basketball, for the last two years at Cal State Fullerton, as a power forward.The Raiders will be hoping that Hardy can transition from a basketball background to be a pass catching TE, much like Antonio...
For the past four years or so, the Oakland Raiders have been bombarded with criticism for drafting one of the biggest NFL flops of all time in JaMarcus Russell. Much of the criticism has been thrown at JaMarcus himself — and rightfully so — but the Raiders have faced their fair share of ridicule for the pick. What we tend to forget, however, is that there are a number of other...
Photo Credit: Tony Gonzalez/Raiders.com
Since the regime handed the keys over to the new GM Reggie McKenzie, the Oakland Raiders have seen a total makeover.
In a press conference on Wednesday, the general manager addressed the team’s gameplan for the upcoming 2012 NFL Draft.
Expressing his commitment to take things one step at a time, McKenzie mentioned he wasn’t going to...
Over ten days after the San Diego Chargers tendered an initial offer to free agent offensive tackle Mario Henderson, it is being reported that a deal between the two parties is in place. The Chargers have also reached an agreement with long snapper Mike Windt. Both contracts are one-year deals.
The acquisition of Henderson is expected to solidify the Chargers’ offensive line in...
The San Diego Chargers and New Orleans Saints have turned to the basketball world to add athletic tight ends in Antonio Gates and Jimmy Graham, now the Oakland Raiders have followed the trend. The Oakland Raiders announced on Friday that they have signed Oral Roberts and more recently, Cal State Fullerton basketball player, Andre Hardy.
Hardy, 6′ 5″ 250 pounds, has...
Yesterday, Raiders GM Reggie McKenzie spoke with the Bay Area media about his basic draft philosophies as we approach the 2012 NFL Draft.
There wasn't anything too amazing in the press conference but there were a couple of points that stood out.
Probably the most important is that he has little to no interest in trading up at the expense of future draft picks, especially high...
According to Jason LaCanfora of the NFL Network, the Washington Redskins are making a big push to re-sign free agent linebacker London Fletcher before Monday’s offseason workouts begin.
Fletcher is a fan favorite and veteran that has proven to be quite durable, despite the fact that he’s in his late 30′s.
Fletcher racked up an impressive 166 tackles, 1.5 sacks, 3 forced fumbles...
According to Jason LaCanfora of the NFL Network, New England Patriots wide receiver Wes Welker, will likely sign his franchise tender and play out this season under the tag.
Welker will make just over $9 million for the 2012 season under the franchise tag, which is a lot more than he’s made during any year of his career so far.