Found February 07, 2013 on The Penalty Flag:
After close examination of the Oakland Raiders roster and the projected players available at the 3rd overall spot, Star Lotulelei is the most likely pick for the Raiders in the 2013 NFL Draft. This assessment also takes into account Geno Smith and Jarvis Jones dropping to the 3rd pick. Here’s why. Geno Smith is a first round talent, but even if he dropped to the 3rd pick, the Raiders front office will want to see what they can do with Terrelle Pryor... Read more

La Canfora: Palmer a Top Candidate to be Cut due to Cap

Is Carson Palmer’s time with the Oakland Raiders over? According to CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora, Palmer is one of the main candidates to be cut in the near future due to Salary Cap issues. “CP3″ will have a $13 million base salary in 2013, what translates into a big chunk of the Raiders budget, which is already one of [...]

6 Heads are Better than 1: the new Raiders Coaching Staff

Three Offensive Coordinators and three Defensive Coordinators. That’s what the Oakland Raiders will have at their disposal for the next season. Not officialy, of course, but one could say that based on the new additions to the Silver & Black coaching staff, which was filled with experienced names by general manager Reggie McKenzie as he tries to turn the ship [...]

Raiders expected to lower seating capacity

The Oakland Raiders plan on blocking off a section of the upper deck at the Oakland County Coliseum. The sections that will blocked off include 335 through 355, 300 thought 303 on the south side, and 331 through 334 on the north side. We’re not sure how many seats make up all of those sections, but the Raiders already have the second lowest seating capacity behind the Bears. ...

Raiders to cover part of upper deck

The Oakland Raiders are tarping off about 10,000 seats at the Coliseum to reduce capacity to approximately 53,250 next season. Raiders CEO Amy Trask announced Wednesday that tarps will be put over the third deck on the East side of the stadium to make it easier to sell games out and to create a better game-day environment. About 4,850 fans will be relocated with the price of their...

The RaidersBlog Podcast – Episode 3

In episode 3 of the Raiders Blog Podcast, Christopher Hansen (@chrishansenNFL) and Taylor Armosino (@tarmosino) recap the Super Bowl, how the Raiders can quickly turn around the team, and discuss NFL draft trade scenarios. or other podcast clients:

Oakland Raiders: Team Needs in the 2013 NFL Draft

As we continue the Team Needs series for the 2013 NFL Draft, we proceed to the team with the third overall pick; the Oakland Raiders. With yet another miserable season in the books, there is plenty for the team to look for in the draft this year. It’s hard to believe that it has been a decade since the Raiders were last in the NFL postseason. For most teams, they’ll find a way...

Georgia Recruiting: 2013 OL DeVondre Seymour is All Dawg

Georgia has been hard at work trying to fill the void left by the presumably Ole Miss bound Laremy Tunsil and they hope to have lessened the damage with the pledge of DeVondre Seymour. Seymour is a 6’6, 300 pound offensive lineman out of North Gwinnett High School; he is also the son of former Georgia defensive great Richard Seymour. As of now it looks like the young man will have...

Raiders To Drop Seating Capacity To Avoid TV Blackouts Due To Low Attendance

  No matter how good times may be for the NFL as a whole, there are teams that are still struggling–by NFL standards, of course. One of the teams in question are the Oakland Raiders, who are being force to drop seat capacity. broke the news on the somewhat embarrassing story from Oakland. The organization  has labeled the move as ‘capacity adjustment’ as they are...

NFL Rumors: Oakland Raiders to ask QB Carson Palmer to take pay cut in 2013?

The Oakland Raiders are coming off another disappointing season and will reportedly head into the NFL offseason well over the 2013 salary cap. One possible move for the Raiders will be to ask QB Carson Palmer to renegotiate his contract moving forward.  Oakland is expected to be approximately $4.5 million over the salary cap next season. Palmer has been lackluster under center during...

Raiders May Ask Carson Palmer & Darrius Heyward-Bey To Take Pay Cuts This Offseason

Carson Palmer ESPN’s Bill Williamson mentions that Raiders QB Carson Palmer will most likely be asked to take a pay cut during the offseason. Palmer, 33, is expected to back in Oakland despite only winning 4 games. As of now, he’s set to make $13 million for the 2013 season and has another $15 million coming his way in 2014. Given the Raiders current cap situation, it seems...
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