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According to Len Pasquarelli of CBSSports.com, there’s probably a less than 50-50 chance that the Oakland Raiders will be able to keep linebacker Kamerion Wimbley, because they can’t afford to keep him on the roster without him restructuring his contract.
Wimbley’s agent Joe Linta has indicated that they “continue to work hard to make it work,” but the situation is still up in the air.
I’d be very surprised right now if Wimbley doesn’t end up being released.
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If this was a presidential election, Kamerion Wimbley would be a winner in a landslide. The Oakland Raiders linebacker was the top pick by you, the people. Unfortunately, he is the top pick in our poll suggesting that he is the odd man out on the Raider’s roster. The question that we posed to you [...]
The Oakland Raiders may not do much shuffling on the offensive side of the ball, but the 29th ranked defense will be altered.
Stanford Routt has already been released and Reggie McKenzie promises even more change. Of the 11 positions on defense, only two have unquestioned starters.
Had the Raiders been healthy, the starters at the end of the season would have been nearly identical...
According to ESPN’s Bill Williamson, Oakland Raiders linebacker Kamerion Wimbley is unwilling to take a pay cut, but is willing to rework his deal in a creative way so he can stay in Oakland.
If something can’t get done between the Raiders and Wimbley, he’ll likely be cut. If he does hit the market, the Chargers and Chiefs might be interested in him.
The current composition of the Oakland Raiders offensive coaching staff coupled with recent announcements by offensive coordinator Greg Knapp; make it apparent a Zone blocking system will be implemented as the primary running scheme. This list has been formulated with special accommodations to youth, versatility, cost, durability, system fit, history with coaches/front office, incumbent...
According to Steve Corkran of the Contra Costa Times, Oakland Raiders running back Darren McFadden is 100 percent healthy and will be ready to go for OTA’s and training camp, after suffering a Lis Franc injury that derailed the 2011 season for him.
The Raiders will need McFadden to stay healthy for next season, since his back up Michael Bush will likely leave in free agency.
Editor’s note: Paul Fischer is an avid Oakland Raiders fanatic, and this is his take on the recent scandal that is ravaging through the NFL regarding former New Orleans Saints offensive coordinator Gregg Williams. So the latest hot topic in the NFL is player bounties…that is to say that “taking out” a certain player on [...]
What's more exciting: NFL Free Agency or the NFL Draft? I'd say Free Agency this year, because it's got some REAL big hooters on it. With no draft picks on day one, free agency may be where the most change comes for the Raiders. There's a lot of free agents, so there's a good chance to upgrade that lackluster defense.The Raiders D has been under performing like...
In the 2000's, the Colts became a perennial playoff team because of their explosive offense. Clearly, much of that had to do with Peyton being who he is. But as we've seen in more recent years, a good QB cannot do it alone. He needs explosive players around him to be able to catch the balls he throws and carry the ball as well. And in that decade much of the Colts...
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Although Rex Ryan insists he is sticking with Mark Sanchez, the Jets are reportedly interested in signing Jason Campbell as a backup quarterback. His presence could put pressure on Sanchez to perform.
Raiders linebacker Kamerion Wimbley could be cut if he doesnt restructure his contract. According to Bill Williamson of ESPN.com, Wimbley would be open to being creative with a new contract but he is not interested in a pay cut. If a new agreement cant be reached, Wimbley would likely be cut; there would likely be a strong market for the pass-rusher. Source: ESPN.com Attached...
There continues to be rumblings that the Cincinnati Bengals are targeting soon-to-be free agent running back Michael Bush this offseason, replacing Cedric Benson who isn't expected to return for 2012. Last week a source told NFL Insider Cecil Lammey, for ESPN Radio in Denver, that he believes Cincinnati will make a run for Bush this offseason. ESPN AFC North blogger Jamison Hensley...
The Oakland Raiders begin March with the same flair for change that carried the month of February in 2012. Reports from the start of March indicate that the Raiders will franchise tag Tyvon Branch. The fourth round pick of the 2008 NFL draft has become a staple to the Raiders and negotiations will not break [...]
The Jets have discussed the possibility of pursuing free-agent QB Jason Campbell (Raiders). He led the Raiders to a 4-2 start last season before suffering a season-ending collarbone injury. One of Ryan's new coaches is very familiar with Campbell -- former Raiders WRs coach Sanjay Lal. New O.C. Tony Sparano is planning to incorporate some Raiders concepts into his playbook. One...
There were probably some fans, but not many NFL pro personnel officials, surprised at the news that the cap-strapped Oakland Raiders, who have plenty of bookkeeping yet to accomplish before the league year officially commences, will use the franchise tag to retain strong safety Tyvon Branch.
According to Len Pasquarelli of CBSSports.com, contract talks between the Indianapolis Colts and defensive end Robert Mathis were warm at one point but seem to be cooling down right now, since both sides still haven’t had any substantial negotiations.
So far no contract proposals have been made by either side and there’s a chance the Colts could hit Mathis with the franchise...