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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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In the last few days the Raiders signed a pair of cornerbacks – former first round pick Mike Jenkins formally of the Cowboys and last year’s nickel corner in Silver and Black Joselio Hanson. The two corners join previous free agent addition Tracy Porter, who signed with Oakland last week.
The Raiders have also added a couple of safeties in former Bengals FS Usama Young...
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...
The Oakland Raiders announced today that they’ve signed former Jaguars running back Rashad Jennings. Jennings, entering his fifth NFL season, played in 38 games with nine starts over the past four years with the Jacksonville Jaguars. A 6-foot-1, 231-pound running back out of Liberty, Jennings has totaled 224 career rushing attempts for 944 yards (4.2 avg.) with seven touchdowns...
Free agent Vince Young was among the quarterbacks that
worked out for the Oakland Raiders yesterday, and Ian Rapoport of NFL.com
reporters that he “looked good.”
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
There was speculation earlier...
Former Raiders linebacker Rolando McClain is looking forward to starting over with a new NFL team soon. Right now it looks like that team will be the Ravens.
McClain recently moved to a different town in Alabama to get away from the influences that have been around him since he’s was a child.
“As a kid and young adult you make mistakes and I have made some,” he said. “I...
After being out of the league for a year I think it is safe to say that if Vince Young gets another chance he is going to appreciate it, make the most of it, and do absolutely everything he can to maximize it. If you can believe the rumor mill it sounds like he might get a chance to do just that with a team known for taking in wayward former stars--the Oakland Raiders.
I am not big on excuses. I am not big on using religion, as a reason for your good or bad accomplishments. Sometimes you just have to man up and blame yourself.
Not Jesus, Judas, God, Devil or Tebow.
But, here is how linebacker Rolando McClain explained his multiple off the field issues, while he was with the Raiders.
“As a kid and young adult you make mistakes and I have made...
The connections between the Raiders and Browns seem to keep getting stronger, or at least more strongly anecdotal. First the report that the Raiders badly wanted to keep Desmond Bryant, whom the Browns signed in free agency. Now, Pro Football Talk is reporting that the Raiders have signed former Browns safety Usama Young. Details of the deal aren’t available yet.
Darin Gantt of...
The JaMarcus Russell train back to the NFL has slowed down a bit if not derailed in the past few days. Russell has canceled his pro day and instead will focus on trying to secure workouts with teams.
There were different reports floating around in regards to the Bears and Cardinals both or mutually having interest in Russell.
Both organizations wasted no time in refuting those rumors...