Originally written on Pro Football Zone  |  Last updated 10/22/14
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The Oakland Raiders will be forced to deal with a big dilemma this offseason at the running back position. It will be very difficult for them to keep Darren McFadden and re-sign Michael Bush.  For salary cap reasons they will either need to let Bush walk in free agency or sign him and trade McFadden. The best move in my opinion would be to trade McFadden because they would then be able to receive some draft picks in return.  This would help them continue to build through the draft, since they gave up so many to get quarterback Carson Palmer during the season. Let’s be honest, McFadden hasn’t been the most durable back in the NFL and the way running backs in the NFL are a dime a dozen, the Raiders could easily fill his role with someone else.    
1 Comment:

  • What planet you from? RB's are not plentiful in the NFL. They drop like flies and who can afford not keeping a serviceable backup? Park McFadden and play Bush. When Bush needs a breather,
    bring McFadden in. When his contract runs out, let him go that way.
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