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credit: getty images The Oakland Raiders continue to add castoffs. Andre Gurode is the latest player to sign a contract with the Raiders. Gurode, 34, has not appeared in an NFL game since 2011. He spent 2012 with the Chicago Bears but they opted to cut him loose in December. From 2006-2010 Gurode was a Pro-Bowl center for the Dallas Cowboys. He has not approached that level since failing to negotiate a deal with the Cowboys after the 2010 season.

Charles Woodson Or Michael Huff?

It appeared to be a Raider Nation Holiday when Reggie McKenzie managed to bring Charles Woodson in for a visit and managed to sign him back with the Silver & Black. One of the most coveted and successful Al Davis draft picks still in the NFL, almost 200 Raider fans showed up to the facility to welcome Charles Woodson back home. Fans were out there as early as 10am, as the team...

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The Bears have a new coach, will he finally tap Cutler's full potential? Have they done enough to make a run this year?  This is my second pass through my database predicting every teams record.   Here's where I have every team this season. AFC East Patriots 12 Dolphins 7  Jets 3  Bills 1  AFC North Ravens 11  Bengals 11  Steelers...

Woodson back in familiar environment with Raiders

Charles Woodson is back on the familiar practice fields in Napa once again wearing the No. 24 Oakland Raiders jersey he had for his first eight NFL seasons. There's plenty else that has changed for Woodson and the Raiders in those seven years between his two stints in Oakland. Woodson returned this offseason to his original NFL team to much fanfare as a far different person...

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Here are some quick hit thoughts on the Raiders' Saturday training camp. The team has practice on Sunday at 9:20 am, their first session in pads: -UDFA Conner Vernon has been a fan favorite ever since the team signed him immediately following the draft. He earned further support after Dennis Allen mentioned him by name, saying that Vernon had caught his eye after minicamp...

Sedrick Ellis Doesn’t Report To Bears Camp, Plans To Retire

The Chicago Bears announced that DT Sedrick Ellis did not report to the team’s training camp and has informed them that he intends to retire from the NFL. Ellis, 28, signed a one-year contract worth $1 million and included $500,000 guaranteed in June. The former seventh-overall pick of the 2008 draft has been a huge bust over the course of his career with the Saints. He found...

Raiders' Holmes suspended for PEDs

Oakland Raiders receiver Andre Holmes has been suspended for the first four games of the season for violating the NFL policy on performance enhancing substances. The league announced the suspension Saturday. Holmes will be eligible to return to the Raiders' active roster Sept. 30. He will be allowed to participate in all preseason practices and games. Holmes was claimed off...

A ‘sharp’ Matt Flynn will ‘clearly’ start for the Oakland Raiders over Tyler Wilson

With rookie Tyler Wilson struggling badly during Friday’s practice, an onlooker stated a “sharp” Matt Flynn will “clearly” be under center when the Oakland Raiders play the Colts in Indianapolis on September 8. Oakland acquired the 27-year-old Flynn from the Seattle Seahawks on April 1 in exchange for a fifth-round selection in 2014 and a “conditional” late-round choice...

Bears sign Anderson with Ellis retiring

The Chicago Bears have signed veteran defensive lineman Jamaal Anderson to a one-year contract with defensive tackle Sedrick Ellis deciding to retire rather than report to training camp. Drafted eighth overall by Atlanta in 2007, the 6-foot-6, 280-pound Anderson has started 48 of 77 games played in six seasons with the Falcons (2007-10), Indianapolis (2011) and Cincinnati (2012...

Chicago Bears Training Camp numbers: food wise

It’s July 25th! Chicago Bears training camp has opened. Time to finally talk NFL football. And food of course. Can’t forget food. Meals at Chicago Bears training camp have been designed for each player’s specific position to meet their performance needs, and are colored coded to identify nutritional aspects like high-protein, low- and high- fat, or high-carb. With more than...

Chicago Bears DL Sedrick Ellis Retires

Defensive lineman Sedrick Ellis, who had just signed a one-year, $1 million contract a month ago, has decided to announce his early retirement from football. Ellis, who is only 28, never lived up to his promise of being a prominent pass rusher the he was billed as coming out of USC in 2008. FFLockerRoom wishes Ellis well in his next venture in life. The post Chicago Bears DL Sedrick...

Raiders Andre Holmes Suspended for PED Violation

  The NFL formally announced the suspension of Oakland Raiders WR Andre Holmes for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. The four game suspension will be carried out at the beginning of the 2013 season according to CBS Sports. Holmes is 25 years old and spent the first two seasons of his NFL career with the Dallas Cowboys. He was picked up by the Raiders off the waivers...

Devin Hester faces pivotal season

  Devin Hester’s new role on Marc Trestman’s Chicago Bears looks a lot like his old role: back in the early days of his professional career when Hester specialized as a kick/punt returner. Following his stellar rookie season, which was capped off with an opening kickoff TD return in Super Bowl XLI, the Bears tried to tap into Hester’s skills by integrating him into the offense...

More Jay Cutler on FX’s the League

We are a made for T.V. family Juan… FX’s comedy The League will make it’s premiere on upcoming sibling station FXX on September 4. FXX will launch as an entertainment basic cable channel aimed at adults 18-34. Last week we gave you a sneak peek of Jay Cutler making a cameo. Today Jay Cutler’s wife Kristin Cavallari filmed some more scenes for the upcoming season, and we...
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