Found March 04, 2013 on Silver and Black Daily:
PLAYERS: Mike Brisiel
TEAMS: Oakland Raiders
The Oakland Raiders and guard Mike Brisiel have agreed to a restructured contract this Monday, as reported by Contra Costa Times’ Steve Corkran. The soon-to-be 30-year-old offensive lineman signed a five-year contract with the Silver & Black during last year’s off-season. Brisiel started 15 games as the Raiders’ right guard in his first season in Oakland, after spending the first six [...]

Carson Palmer unsure of his future in Oakland

Everyone knows that Carson Palmer’s future remains up in the air with the Raiders, since his cap number for 2013 is scheduled to be over $15 million for 2013. Paul Gutierrez of asked Palmer if he’s heard anything from the Raiders regarding his future. “Not sure what’s going to happen,” Palmer wrote to Gutierrez in an email. “Would love to be back in Oakland...

Report: Raiders not expected to use the franchise tag on Shane Lechler

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Oakland Raiders aren’t expected to use the franchise tag on punter Shane Lechler. With Lechler set to hit the free agent market, it looks like the Raiders will go with Marquette King as their punter in 2013.   Need NFL Tickets? var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement('script'); ref = document.getElementsByTagName...

Brandon Myers believes there’s a chance he won’t re-sign with the Raiders

Oakland Raiders tight end Brandon Myers told Jerry McDonald of the Contra Costa Times that he’d like to re-sign with the Raiders, but it doesn’t look like he’ll be back. “Obviously, I’d like to stay,” Myers said by phone Monday night. “I’ve got a lot of friendships and know the coaches really well. They took a chance on me when I got drafted. I’d like to be there...

Expect a lot of action from the Raiders this week

I’ve consistently heard questions since the end of the NFL’s season – “when will the Raiders going to start resigning their players?”  “Why haven’t the Raiders cut anyone yet?”  Why isn’t Reggie McKenzie doing anything to restructure some guys?” The answer I’ve offered each time was patience – McKenzie didn’t need to do anything yet because there wasn’t...

Oakland Raiders: 5 Biggest Questions Heading Into 2013 Offseason

The most pressing question involving the Oakland Raiders this offseason is how head coach Dennis Allen will respond to a dismal first year at the helm.Although all of the blame does not lie with Allen, he certainly isn't exempt from any flack. The hiring of already-failed Greg Knapp as his offensive coordinator was eyebrow-raising to everybody but Oakland's front office...

Carson Palmer wants to stay in Oakland

Oakland Raiders QB Carson Palmer is just as uncertain about his future with the team as everyone else is. One thing's for sure though, he'll likely need to take a playcut to stay. Raiders GM Reggie McKenzie made it clear that there will be a QB competition in 2013, presumably involving Palmer and Terrelle Pryor. Carson is scheduled to make a base salary of $13 million...

Fantasy Football Player Profile – Darren McFadden, RB

Darren McFadden, RB, Oakland Raiders Player Profile Height/Weight: 6-1/218 Birthdate: 8/27/1987 School: Arkansas FANTASY FOOTBALL ANALYSIS Oh Darren McFadden. Oh DMC. Will you ever put it all together? That is the question every fantasy owner asks himself before hitting enter to draft McFadden. And most often it comes down to promise and this kid has it spewing from both ears. But...

Raiders Unlikely To Re-Sign TE Brandon Myers?

Impending free agent Brandon Myers mentioned that although he would like to be back in Oakland next year, it doesn’t sound like the Raiders are all that interested in retaining him. “I’m optimistic that they might give me an offer, but I guess they had a conversation at the combine and it didn’t sound like they were ready to do that,” Myers said, via the Oakland Tribune...

Cullen Jenkins will visit the 49ers, Raiders

According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, free agent defensive tackle Cullen Jenkins will visit the 49ers today and then the Raiders on Wednesday. After visiting the #Seahawks yesterday (went well), DT Cullen Jenkins is with #49ers today. Set to visit #Raiders tomorrow, I’m told. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 5, 2013 Right now Jenkins is one of the most highly sought...

Hue Jackson says Al Davis wanted to make him the team’s GM

Former Raiders coach Hue Jackson says that Al Davis offered him the team’s GM position before he was ultimately hired to the be the team’s offensive coordinator. From SI’s Jim Trotter’s profile on Jackson: Jackson claims that before being hired as offensive coordinator in 2010, Al Davis offered him the position of general manager. Jackson says he turned it down because his...
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