Found February 16, 2012 on Pro Football Zone:
According to Steve Corkran of the Contra Costa Times, the Oakland Raiders will likely not place the franchise tag on running back Michael Bush, since it would allocate about $7.7 million for next season to a guy that’s not even a starter. Corkran also doesn’t believe Bush will want to sign a long term deal because he wants to go to a team where he has a chance at being a starter and that’s obviously not going to happen with the Raiders as long as Darren McFadden is around. Right now it looks as if Bush won’t be playing in Oakland in 2012 and the Raiders will need to move on with Darren McFadden and Taiwan Jones.

The New Raiders, Part 2

Hello again RaiderNation, it is time for part two of my article on the new Raiders. I had intended for this to be a two part article, but as I began writing this, I realized the  article would be way too long so this will be a series of articles instead. In this article, I [...]

Tale of the tape: Palmer has Raiders well-armed for success

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Report: Senior Vice President John Herrera Set to Retire from the Raiders

The Oakland Raiders have confirmed the retirement of Senior Executive Vice President John Herrera.  The retirement signals the end of a long and diverse career spanning over three decades with the organization.  Herrera started humbly with the Raiders in 1963 as a bellboy and was hired full time in 1967 as part of the public relations department.  After a brief stint with the...

Raiders Signed Contract with CB Brandon Underwood

It didn’t take very long for new Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie to go back to his old roots in search of talent. Thursday evening the Raiders announced the signing of former Green Bay Packers cornerback Brandon Underwood. Underwood is nothing to really brag about and he does come with some off the field issues. He was a sixth round draft pick in 2009 from Cincinnati...

Ex-Raiders CB Routt meets with Bengals to end week

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