Found March 21, 2013 on The Penalty Flag:
I want to start this out by saying that there is no way that Tim Tebow will ever wear Silver and Black in 2013, but imagine if Tebow became a member of the Oakland Raiders in 2013. This is what would happen if Tebow signed with the Oakland Raiders in 2013. For starters Tebow would compete with Carson Palmer and Terrelle Pryor for the starting job. Palmer would be cut for cap reasons, and Pryor would enter the season as the starting quarterback with Tebow as his backup... Read more

Texans agree to terms with Shane Lechler

According to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle, the Texans have agreed to terms on a contract with free agent punter Shane Lechler. Texans have agreed to terms with P Shane Lechler. — John McClain (@McClain_on_NFL) March 23, 2013 Lechler has been one of the NFL’s best punters over the course of his career.  He’s played his entire 14 year career with the Raiders.   Need...

Mike Mitchell leaving Raiders for Panthers

It looks like the Raiders are about to lose another of their restricted free agents. This time it’s strong safety Mike Mitchell. Here’s Joe Person of the Charlotte Observer: Free agent safety Mike Mitchell says he’s agreed to terms on a 1-year deal with #Panthers. Will compete w/ DJ Campbell and H Nakamura at SS. — Joe Person (@josephperson) March 20, 2013 And from Mitchell...

The RaidersBlog Podcast – Episode 7

In episode 7 of the Raiders Blog Podcast, Christopher Hansen (@ChrisHansenNFL) and Taylor Armosino (@tarmosino) discuss the opening of free agency, the Raiders losses and signings, and how these moves impact what they might do in the draft. or other podcast clients:

Raiders re-sign Khalif Barnes

Right tackle Khalif Barnes will be back with the Raiders next season after he and the team reportedly agreed to a new contract on Wednesday. Barnes is the first of the Raiders’ 17 unrestricted free agents at the start of free agency who didn’t jump at the chance to get the hell out of Oakland. The team was previously 0-fer in retaining Philip Wheeler, Desmond Bryant, Brandon...

There was a car fire at the Raiders’ practice facility

Semi-scary and bizarre news out of Alameda, where early Tuesday a car reportedly was set ablaze at Raiders HQ. The Contra Costa Times has the details: A car fire at the Oakland Raiders’ training facility early Tuesday appears to be the result of arson, police said. Nobody was injured and the Raiders’ facility at 1220 Harbor Bay Parkway never was threatened by the blaze, which...

Shane Lechler meeting with Texans

Punter Shane Lechler, better known as arguably the best and most consistent Raiders player over the last decade of Raiders ineptitude, is a long shot to return to Oakland. On Thursday, Lechler is scheduled to meet with the Texans. Houston is where Lechler, a Texas native, spends his offseasons. The Raiders entered free agency last week with 17 unsigned unrestricted free agents,...

Raiders Free Agency Update #6: Barnes Re-Signs, Mitchell to Carolina

The Oakland Raiders have secured the first of their 17 unrestricted free agents in veteran right tackle Khalif Barnes. However, the Silver & Black scratched another name in their list of possible re-signees today as safety Mike Mitchell reached an agreement with the Carolina Panthers. Click here to see the updated Oakland Raiders’ complete list of Free Agents Barnes, who [...]

Shane Lechler set to visit the Texans

Texans are bringing in punter Shane Lechler for a visit Thursday. — John McClain (@McClain_on_NFL) March 20, 2013 The Texans were interested in Lechler last time his contract expired but Raiders gave him 4 mil a year. — John McClain (@McClain_on_NFL) March 20, 2013   According to multiple sources the Houston Texans are bringing in free agent punter and Texas native Shane...

Texans Agree To Terms With P Shane Lechler

John McClain reports that the Houston Texans have reached an agreement with former Raiders punter Shane Lechler. Adam Schefter reports that Lecher receives a three-year deal worth $5.5 million that includes a $1 million signing bonus.  Lechler, 36, visited with the Texans on Thursday and there was optimism that a deal would be reached at some point in the near future. He...
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