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The Oakland Raiders continue their trend of signing low-cost free agents to short contracts with their sight set on the upcoming season. Most recently, the Silver & Black has inked running back Rashad Jennings and safety Reggie Smith. Also, the Raiders have been taking a closer look at some quarterbacks, bringing in Vince Young, Troy Smith, Tyler Thigpen and Seneca [...]The post Raiders Free Agency Update #12: Jennings, Smith added; Wallace not appeared first on Silver and Black Daily.
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Veteran quarterback Vince Young reportedly put on good performance during a workout for the Oakland Raiders on Thursday.
According to the National Football Post, former Raider’ quarterback JaMarcus Russell is drawing very little interest and his comeback could soon be over before it started. From what we’ve heard, there has been very little interest in quarterback Jamarcus Russell, and it seems unlikely at this point that he’ll get another chance. The biggest issue is Russell still is overweight...
The Oakland Raiders acquired Matt Flynn from Seattle but continue to seek viable backups. Currently the Raiders have Terrelle Pryor as the most likely option behind Flynn.
The Raiders had recently been linked to Seneca Wallace but opted against giving him a contract.
On Wednesday the Raiders worked out Vince Young and Troy Smith.
According to NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport Young “looked...
We shared on Wednesday that running back Rashad Jennings and safety Reggie Smith announced the world via social media that they had agreed to contracts with the Raiders. Whatever amount of doubt arose only because the Raiders hadn’t said anything yet.
Well, it’s all official now. The Raiders announced the signings on Thursday.
Jennings, second string behind Maurice Jones-Drew...
JaMarcus Russell‘s weight keeps ticking down, down, down, but no one seems to know what the magic number is to get teams interested in giving the former NFL quarterback a second shot in the league.
While Russell is considered a long shot to return to the NFL, recent reports that he had dropped 27 pounds and that some scouts could see him playing again got people’s attention....
According to the Contra Costa Times, Oakland Raiders wide receiver Jacoby Ford will not be charged by the district attorney’s office after being pulled over last month for suspicion of DUI.
Ford, 25, was arrested March 14 at 5th and Union streets in Oakland after California Highway Patrol officers pulled him over for having tinted windows so dark officers could not see inside the...
Former Seahawks and Browns backup quarterback Seneca Wallace has agreed to join the Oakland Raiders. SOURCE: Jason LaCanfora, CBS SportsFantasy Spin:Wallace had been in contention for the backup job in Seattle but he eventually lost out to Brady Quinn. Now Wallace will serve as an insurance policy to Matt Flynn, who the Raiders acquired via trade earlier this offseason. He didn&...
This has been a heavy week for the Oakland Raiders as they continue to sign veterans to their roster. The signing of Safety Usama Young and CB Mike Jenkins on Tuesday dealt with holes on Oakland’s defense while today’s signings … Continue reading →
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While we were all reporting on the Adderall conspiracy involving Richard Sherman, Vince Young quietly had a very impressive workout for the Raiders today according to Ian Rapoport.
Interested to hear that Vince Young was among the QBs that worked out for #Raiders yesterday. So did Troy Smith. Heard Vince looked good.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) April 11, 2013
Young of course...
Vince Young is just 29 and is hoping to receive another shot at playing quarterback in the NFL. Apparently, he took a good step forward in his workout with the Oakland Raiders according to Ian Rapoport.
Sounds as if the Raiders have picked up free agent running back Rashad Jennings:
Its official!I’ll be rocking that Black and Silver this yr. #Raidernation let’s go make it happen!
— Rashad Jennings (@RashadJennings) April 11, 2013
Jennings, who spent the past four seasons with the Jaguars, will probably be Darren McFadden’s backup because there’s not really anybody else...
On January 12, 2012, Dennis Allen became the Oakland Raiders first defensive minded head coach since John Madden retired in 1978. The Raider Nation was promised an aggressive hybrid scheme that would bring the defense into the 21st century. The promises of an improved defense soon fell flat as the Raiders defense stumbled throughout the season. Although many Raiders fans called...