Originally written on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 11/14/14
The Oakland Raiders have had much turnover at the outside linebacker position this offseason. They let go of Darryl Blackstock, Kamerion Wimbley, and Quentin Groves. Wimbley started every game the last two seasons for the Raiders, while Groves made three starts and played in all 16 games. Blackstock started one game and played in all 16 games. With those three players gone, the Raiders will rely on free agent signee Phillip Wheeler and Aaron Curry, who was acquired in a trade last season, to stabilize the position. Part one of this series will look at the players who are being counted on to make and impact and compete for snaps. Aaron Curry was acquired last season from the Seattle Seahawks for a seventh round 2012 NFL Draft pick. He was a former third overall pick in 2009 NFL Draft and very highly touted. He has never lived up to that billing in the NFL, but did make nine starts for the Raiders last season. He made 46 tackles and broke up three passes in 11 total games with the...
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