Originally written on Football Extra Points  |  Last updated 11/20/14

ALAMEDA, CA - MAY 08: Matt Shaughnessy #99 of the Oakland Raiders runs drills during the Raiders minicamp at the team's permanent training facility on May 8, 2009 in Alameda, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Two more starters and picks from the '09 draft have vacated for greener (Cha Ching) pastures. The very solid and productive Tight End Brandon Myers(79/806 4 tds in 2012) and pass rusher Matt Shaughnessy, who has been chronically injured but his potential is off the charts. With other starters including long time Raider and perpetually the best punter in the NFL Shane Lechler also ripe for the poaching, maybe it's time to wipe the silver and black slate completely clean.  Having a top 3 pick this year is as useful as a Vervepipe channel on Pandora (they're a band from the 90's kids). Trading out of the number three overall pick is the right move since there's not a sniff of a home run player this year but finding a trade partner won't be easy. There is no way they can get even value for the pick but SO WHAT, this team needs bodies and competition. Lets face it Reggie is in full on sequester mode using an ax to dismantle this roster rather than a scalpel. They are now essentially an ...
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