Found February 23, 2013 on Silver and Black Daily:
PLAYERS: Carson Palmer
TEAMS: Oakland Raiders
What up RaiderNation? Welcome to this week’s edition of My Two Cents, with your favorite elder Raider fan, Old Timer. This week, we will discuss the salary cap, the different franchise tags, and dead money in an effort to answer questions from some of our RaiderNation brethren in Scotland, who did not grow up watching football as all of us [...]

Dennis Allen expects Carson Palmer to be the Raiders’ quarterback in 2013

Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen indicated today that their plan is to have Carson Palmer as their starting quarterback going into 2013. “That’s the plan. Carson had a really good year last year. Threw for over 4,000 yards,” said Allen, per Evan Silva of The Raiders are currently $2.4 million over the salary cap.  If they release Palmer they will save...

Raiders should trade down in the 2013 NFL Draft

The Oakland Raiders will get to pick 3rd overall in the 2013 NFL draft, but with the immense depth of defensive linemen in this year’s draft; should the Raiders trade the 3rd pick to move down? The Raiders have a lot of needs including defensive tackles and defensive ends. That happens to be the position most draft experts see the Raiders taking with the 3rd overall pick, but...

Raiders RB Taiwan Jones moving to cornerback

Taiwain Jones has struggled to make his mark in the Raiders backfield in the two years he’s been with the team. Jones has the speed to excel at the position but it sorely lacks the size at 5-foot-10, 197 pounds and has struggled staying healthy. And he’s also been firmly in the shadows of Darren McFadden and Mike Goodson (even Marcel Reece) on the depth chart. But now Jones is...

Raiders Expected To Move RB Taiwan Jones To Cornerback Next Season

Oakland Raiders GM Reggie McKenzie mentioned that they will ask RB Taiwan Jones to move to cornerback next season, per Bill Williamson. “I’m pushing for cornerback,” said McKenzie. “I think it fits his skill set. I think we’re going to see how he does there.” It’s worth noting that Jones actually played some corner while at Eastern Washington, so the position isn’t...

Report: Fitzy to help Russell on Pro Day?

JaMarcus Russell will reportedly be holding a Pro Day in April, and one of the NFL's best receivers could be catching passes for him.

Raiders will try to restructure Carson Palmer’s contract

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Oakland Raiders will try to restructure  Carson Palmer’s contract.  This isn’t a surprise at all since he’s scheduled to make $13 million 2013, which is way too much money. With the Raiders roughly $2.4 million over the salary cap, redoing Palmer’s contract would help them possibly make some moves in free agency.  Even if it means...

Raiders Free Agent Desmond Bryant Arrested on Charges of Criminal Mischief

An NFL player named Desmond Bryant was arrested on Sunday morning and it was not Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant. Bryant, a Raiders free agent defensive tackle, was arrested on charges of criminal mischief. He was booked at 9:24 a.m. Sunday on $1,000 bail, according to The Harvard product was one of Pro Football Focus’ top rated interior defenders in 2012. He had three...

Raiders defensive tackle Desmond Bryant jailed for criminal mischief in Miami

Oakland Raiders defensive tackle Desmond Bryant was arrested early Sunday morning in Miami on a misdemeanor charge of criminal mischief.He was booked at around 9:30 a.m. at the Miami-Dade County jail and is being detained on $1,000 bail."We're aware of the situation and are gathering more information," a team spokesman told USA TODAY Sports.There was an initial report...

Raiders’ Desmond Bryant arrested for criminal mischief

Raiders defensive tackle was arrested early Sunday morning in South Florida on charges of criminal mischief. The Raiders said they are “aware of the situation and are gathering more information.” According to the Chronicle, a hammered Bryant showed up to a neighbor’s house and caused a “commotion.” He was booked at 9:24 a.m. and bail was set at $1,000. Not much else about...

Raiders DT Desmond Bryant Arrested For Criminal Mischief On Sunday

Raiders’ free agent DT Desmond Bryant was arrested in Miami on Sunday morning for criminal mischief. There are still details missing as to why Bryant was arrested, but it is confirmed that his bond has been set at $1,000. Bryant has been part of the Raiders defense since signing with the team as an undrafted free agent out of Harvard in 2009. He played in all 16 games and started...

Raiders Expected To Approach Carson Palmer About Restructuring His Contract

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Raiders will attempt to restructure QB Carson Palmer‘s contract that will pay him $13 million for the 2013 season. Schefter adds this move could be similar to what the Eagles did with Michael Vick in recent weeks. Oakland is still trying to get their financial situation under control, so it makes plenty of sense that they would approach...

Raiders Could Be Parting Ways With DT Tommy Kelly

Sean Jensen of the Chicago Sun-Times reports that the Oakland Raiders are considering releasing DT Tommy Kelly. Kelly, 32, signed a seven-year, $50.125 million contract back in 2008. He has base salaries of $6.5 million in 2013 and another $7 million in 2014. As things stand right now, his 2013 cap number is $4.8 million, so it would make sense for the Raiders to free up some...
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