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With the players starting to report to Oakland Raiders training camp tomorrow and practice beginning on Monday, two of their 2012 NFL Draft picks remain unsigned. It is a mystery why third round pick Tony Bergstrom and fifth round pick Juron Criner have yet to ink deals. With the NFL Draft pay scale, rookie contact values are all but determined as to where the player is picked in the New Collective Bargaining Agreement. Both Criner and Bergstrom are slated to contribute this season for the Raiders. Bergstrom will battle for a guard position and Criner is the fourth wide receiver on the current depth chart. If neither signs prior to the start of training camp, they will miss valuable practice time that will hurt their development. The Raiders' management showed faith in Criner when they traded Louis Murphy to Carolina earlier this week. Bergstrom is a valuable back-up at guard that still has a chance to compete for a starting role. With negotiations coming to crunch time, the...
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