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Since taking over as the Oakland Raiders GM last year, Reggie McKenzie has parted with 26 players from their 2011 roster and is expected to continue that trend into 2013.
Vic Tafur of the San Francisco Chronicle put together a great look at a number of changes that are likely to take place during the upcoming offseason.
Tafur specifically mentions that DT Richard Seymour and P Shane Lechler are almost certain to be allowed to leave via free agency and DT Tommy Kelly and WR Darrius Heyward-Bey could be cut in order to free up some much needed cap space.
Tafur adds that McKenzie and HC Dennis Allen would like bring back LB Philip Wheeler and DE Andre Carter, but would most likely only consider re-signing DT Desmond Bryant and TE Brandon Myers “at the right price.“
One other interesting note provided by Tafur; the Raiders apparently see QB Carson Palmer as “core player,” but this is mainly due to the cap repercussions that would come from releasing and the fact they don’t have a rea
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All is said and done on the Oakland Raiders' dismal 4-12 season, and head coach Dennis Allen and general manager Reggie McKenzie have their work cut out for them in the off-season.
"We've identified those guys that we're trying to get back and we're in the process," Allen said via Vic Tafur of the San Francisco Chronicle.
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