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When Matt Shaughnessy was selected in the 3rd round of the 2009 NFL draft and all of the draft experts labeled him another developmental draft prospect who was drafted too high, he proved all of those experts to be wrong. In his first three seasons as an Oakland Raider, Matt Shaughnessy has recorded 92 tackles, 12 sacks, [...]
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The Oakland Raiders signed Tyvon Branch to a 4-year contract extension five days ago. This benefits the team in two ways. First, they lock up one of the up-and-coming Strong Safeties in the NFL for a deal that in all reality, is very team-friendly. Secondly, if I am understanding the details of the contract correctly, [...]
The Oakland Raiders quarterback Carson Palmer should have a strong camp to gel with his new receivers but most importantly to gel with Juron Criner at WR and David Ausberry at TE. Speed receivers have always been a hallmark of the Oakland Raiders over the years with Dokie Williams, Cliff Branch and current Oakland Raider [...]
Greetings, Nation! My name is Felipe Amaral and I’m very happy to join the Silver & Black Daily team. To start things off, I’d like to tell you a little bit about myself. Now this is a story all about how my life got flipped, turned upside-down, and I’d like to take a minute, just [...]
The buzz this offseason on defense is the concept of the Oakland Raiders becoming a 3-4 defense this year, but do the Raiders have all the pieces to be a 3-4 defense right now? The 3-4 defense for casual football fans just means having three defensive linemen with four linebackers as opposed to the 4-3 [...]
Tyvon Branch knew he would be a part of the Oakland Raiders during the 2012 season when he signed his franchise tag tender in May. Now with a new four year deal signed, he will be a member of the Raiders and is focused on winning.
“I hoped that a deal would get done,” Branch said. “I love playing for the Raiders. It’s a great organization; I think we’re taking steps...
Here are the details on the 4-year deal safety Tyvon Branch signed Saturday with the Oakland Raiders, per the team's release:
4-years, $26.6 million. $17.6 million guaranteed. $5.6 million signing bonus. Escalators top out at $28 million.
2012: $1 million base plus $1.4 pro rated signing bonus. $2.4 million cap hit
2013: $6 million base plus $3.5 roster bonus plus $1.4 million...
With camps about to open around the league, it’s time for (fans of the Oakland Raiders) to get to know what’s going on around the division. Here is just a quick overview of what to look for this preseason in preparation for opening weekend. DENVER BRONCOS Camps Opens: July 25 Key Additions: QB Peyton Manning, [...]