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The Oakland Raiders have announced the signing of free agent LB Kevin Burnett.
Burnett, 30, was recently released by the Dolphins as the worked to revamp their linebacking corps. Last year, Burnett was rated as the No. 4 best 4-3 outside linebacker, so this could be a great addition for a Raiders defense that had shed a lot of talent in the past two years.
We had Burnett listed as the No. 30 best available player in our recently updated Top 50 Free Agents list.
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Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie and head coach Dennis Allen made it through the first week 2013 NFL Free Agency without making any major moves on the open market, but did manage to strengthen the struggling pass rush.
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Vic Tafur reports that the Oakland Raiders have signed free agent DT Vance Walker on Monday.
Walker, 25, was with the Falcons last season and was actually a pretty solid player for them. He’s much better run defender than an interior pass-rusher.
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As it stands, David Ausberry tops the Raiders’ depth chart at tight end. Yeah, that’s not gonna fly.
NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reports on a potential solution to the Raiders’ tight end woes:
#Raiders fans will be interested to know they’ve expressed interest in TE Kellen Winslow, who is finally healthy. He wants to keep going.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 18, 2013...
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According to Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News, free agent tight end Brandon Myers is scheduled to visit with the Giants this weekend.
Brandon Myers, a free agent tight end who had a huge breakthrough season with the Oakland Raiders last year, is scheduled to be in New Jersey some time on Saturday for a free-agent visit with the Giants, the Daily News has learned. According...
Seven days into NFL free agency, the Raiders have almost entirely focused on defense. That holds true for the team’s most recent two signings: linebacker Kevin Burnett, who signed on Sunday, and defensive tackle Vance Walker who signed on Monday.
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