Originally written on cover32 - Raiders  |  Last updated 1/28/15
Well, so much for the Oakland Raiders beefing up that offensive line with two quality players. The first off season signing for the Raiders is a signing that wasn’t. According to Vic Tafur of the San Francisco Chronicle, the Rodger Saffold failed his physical and will not be a Raider after all. Saffold failed his physical — Vic Tafur (@VicTafur) March 13, 2014 Will not be signing with #Raiders — Vic Tafur (@VicTafur) March 13, 2014 At least the Raiders find themselves flush with cap space again? And they won’t end up paying a guy who could have ended up getting injured. On the negative side of things, the Raiders likely would have at least tried to sign someone else had they known this yesterday. Needless to say, this is NOT the way the Raiders wanted their first signing to go.   You may also be interested in:Rodger Saffold fails physical, will not be sign with RaidersJohn Middlekauff pulls curtain to reveal big drama in Jared Veldheer negotiationsOakland Raiders: Top 5 Free Agents left to target after day 1
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