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The Oakland Raiders released linebacker Kamerion Wimbley on Friday.Wimbley was one year into a $48 million, five-year deal and was cut because he was unable to work out a restructured contract with the Raiders."We tried feverishly to work it out, but we couldn't," Wimbley's agent Joe Linta said. "The Raiders' salary-cap and cash constraints were too great to get anything done."The 28-year-old was paid $5 million in 2011 and is still guaranteed an additional $6.5 million from the Raiders. Wimbley was due a roster bonus of an additional $4.5 million Wednesday.Wimbley had seven sacks and an interception in 16 games for Oakland last season.
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The Oakland Raiders have told linebacker Kamerion Wimbley they will release him one year into a $48 million, five-year deal.
Agent Joe Linta said in an email Friday that he was unable to work out a new contract with general manager Reggie McKenzie so the Raiders decided to cut Wimbley instead.
Oakland gave Wimbley the big contract last summer. He got paid $5 million in 2011 and...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Perhaps the pass rusher the Green Bay Packers have been looking for is about to hit the free-agent market.
If the Oakland Raiders cut Kamerion Wimbley as is expected to happen Friday, the Packers seem like a good fit but only at the right price.
Wimbley -- the 13th overall pick by Cleveland in 2006 -- played defensive end in a 4-3 scheme in college at Florida...
The Bears have made it clear they're in the market for a pass rusher, and it's been made clear that they like Raiders DE Kamerion Wimbley. Wimbley has already collected on a $6.5-million bonus from the Raiders and is due to collect a lot more by the end of the weekend or he's likely to be cut to save some cap room.
By 3:00pm Chicago time today we'll know if one...
There's a new pass rusher on the market, and he'd be a logical fit for the Patriots. The Raiders will reportedly release Kamerion Wimbley on Friday after a few tumultuous weeks between the two sides. The 28-year-old would be set to earn a $4.5 million roster bonus Saturday, and if the Raiders unload him prior to that deadline, they'd save $17.5 million, according to Pro...
It is finally done. As reported by Adam Caplan via Twitter, the Oakland Raiders have informed Kamerion Wimbley’s agent that Mr. Wimbley is being released. This marks the end to a very interesting ride for Kam as a Raider. Al Davis made him a very rich man. Not that Wimbley didn’t play his tail off [...]
According to Michael Lombardi of the NFL Network, the Oakland Raiders will likely release linebacker Kamerion Wimbley today.
The Raiders have been trying to get Wimbley to restructure his current contract or take a pay cut, but both sides haven’t been talking lately, so this was bound to happen in the end.
Wimbley will be a very hot commodity as a free agent on the open market...
Former Raider linebacker has 42.5 sacks in six NFL seasons
According to a published report, Green Bay is one of at least six teams to have “reached out” to the agent for free agent outside linebacker Kamerion Wimbley. There’s both good news and bad news in that sentence. The good news is that Ted Thompson is showing some degree of interest in the best pass rusher still available...
The news has been growing louder and louder over the past few weeks that linebacker stud Kamerion Wimbley and the Oakland Raiders would be parting ways if a restructure couldn’t be worked out. Rumor has it today that the news is about to hit a deafening loud point, as the team is expected to issue him a pink slip today.
Just a year after coming to a long-term deal...
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According to Adam Caplan of TheSidelineView.com, the Oakland Raiders have informed linebacker Kamerion Wimbley that he’ll be released.
By releasing Wimbley, the Raiders will save roughly $5 million in cap room which will give them a total of $15 million in cap space this offseason.
The Oakland Raiders will release linebacker Kamerion Wimbley on Friday, Michael Lombardi of the NFL Network reports. Releasing Wimbley is strictly a financial move, for both sides. If Wimbley is on the Raiders' roster on the fifth day of the 2012 league year (March 17), the remaining $4.5 million in base salary for 2012 becomes fully guaranteed. On the same date, Wimbley'...
As expected the Oakland Raiders cut pass rush specialist Kamerion Wimbley on Friday. Kamerion was one year into his five year $48 million dollar deal. The new regime is cleaning up all the over spending the Raiders did before the passing of Al Davis with this move. Wimbley played well against the run last year [...]
The Raiders went the morning without doing anything of note but there was a flurry of Raider related activity in the afternoon. At about 12:30 PM Pacific, it was reported by numerous sources that the Raiders would, in fact, cut LB Kamerion Wimbley.If the Raiders had not cut Wimbley by 1:00pm Pacific, his contract called for a large amount of the contract to be guaranteed and that...