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The Oakland Raiders have hired Shaun Herock to replace outgoing scout Jon Kingdon, who had been with the Raiders for 33 years. Herock, who has worked within the Green Bay Packers organization for the past 19 years, has a special connection to the Raiders: his father, Ken Herock, is a former Raiders personnel executive.
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What’s up RaiderNation? Well the 2012 draft is in the books but the Raiders are still busy bringing in UDFA’s to look at which according to Reggie McKinzie, will be an ongoing process right up until the season starts. They have unofficially signed 16 up to this point, but Reggie said they will not officially [...]
A day after it was announced that the Oakland Raiders had fired their Director of College Scouting John Kindon, there is a report that the team has hired his replacement. Adam Schefter, who first reported Kindon’s firing, was also first to report that the Raiders had hired away one of Green Bay’s top scouts in [...]
Marcel Reece, fullback for the Oakland Raiders may be the first in a new movement of multi-use fullbacks. The 6’3”, 250 lbs. Marcel Reece played wide receiver at the University of Washington and tallied 761 yards and eight touchdowns his senior season. He also holds the Huskies’ record for longest play from scrimmage with a 98-yard
In a Q&A with Tim Tawakami of the Mercury News, Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen confirmed that running back Darren McFadden is healthy after his season was cut short in 2011 with a Lisfranc injury.
Allen was asked if McFadden will be going at full speed during the next mini-camp.
“There’s no crystal ball to see exactly where he’s going to be at during that point...
To the surprise/chagrin of most Oakland Raiders’ fans, Al Davis selected Darrius Heyward-Bey, commonly known as “DHB” with the 7th pick in the 2009 NFL Draft. With fellow Wide Receiver Michael Crabtree available, it left many fans and analysts baffled. A typical Al Davis HWS (Height-Weight-Speed) pick, Bey came out of college with shaky hands, [...]
Pop in the grainy videotape from Beloit College's football games last fall, and a conundrum quickly arises as to what is being seen on the screen. A combination of wonder and guarded apprehension takes hold, particularly for those in the business of judging professional talent.
The very same plays that cause NFL scouts' jaws to drop also leave them questioning whether it...
When Reggie McKenzie was hired he spoke of the fact that he planned to make changes within the Raiders front office. He brought up his vision of having everyone within the organization from front office employees to players on the field having one goal in mind and that is winning a championship. He went on to say that while not all changes would be immediate he would evaluate every...
Three days ago the Raiders signed free agent Ed Wang to a contract, the team announced. Wang was a 5th round draft pick out of Virginia Tech in 2010, by the Buffalo Bills. He played in 6 games in 2010 and was waived-injured in 2011 by the team.
He is listed as 6'5", 321 pounds. He played LT at Virginia Tech.
You can follow him on Twitter @EWang77
Offensive tackle Ed Wang signed with the Raiders. A fifth-round pick by Buffalo in 2010, he has played in just six career games due to injuries and was waived from injured reserve after reaching an injury settlement in November. Wang was the first Chinese-American player drafted (Virginia Tech) into the NFL. With the Raiders, he will compete for a backup spot behind left tackle...
The Oakland Raiders have signed free agent Ed Wang, who was waived/injured by the Bills at the end of the 2011 season. Wang appeared in a total of 6 games for the Bills after being drafted by the team in the 5th round of the 2010 draft. Wang was the first Chinese-American ever drafted into [...]
Almost immediately after the draft, the Raiders signed a CB prospect Conroy Black, a 6'0" 182 prospect out of Utah. Black played at Fullerton College in 2008 where he was a team captain and had 17 solo tackles, one INT returned for a TD and 3 pass breakups.In 2009 he moved to Utah and had a redshirted year. He played for the Utes in both 2010 and 2011 starting 13 of...
When the NFL released the 2012 season schedule for each team a couple of weeks ago, nearly every Bengals fan had their eyes on one particular game. Call it the "Carson Bowl", the "PBS Battle", or whatever you like; but on November 25th (Week 12), quarterback Carson Palmer will be making his return to Cincinnati. This date marks the first time that Palmer will...
It is that time of the year again--the time to hand out grades for the NFL Draft. Football Outsiders has compiled a list of grades from nine NFL writers and draft analysts to see how the grades would average out. Guess who has the top Grade Point Average (GPA) out of all 32 teams? You are correct if you guessed the Cincinnati Bengals.
The Bengals highest grade was of course an...