Originally written on Pro Football Zone  |  Last updated 10/16/14
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Punter Shane Lechler told 95.7 The Game in San Francisco that he didn’t hear anything from the Oakland Raiders before he signed with the Texans in free agency. “I wasn’t hearing anything from Oakland,” Lechler said, per ProFootballtalk.com. “After giving them 13 years and plus what the Davis family has done for me, I thought I would at least have a conversation with someone there or something before all of this went down.  That was the frustrating part of it.  I can’t say that I turned a contract down or anything because I was never really offered one.  That was frustrating but I understand.  Reggie [McKenzie is] running that thing now like he wants to run it and it’s pretty safe to say I don’t believe I was in the plans.” It sounds like the Raiders were ready to move on from Lechler.   Need NFL Tickets? var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement('script'); ref = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; _CI.counter = (_CI.counter) ? _CI.counter + 1 : 1; document.write(''); script.type = 'text/javascript'; var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement('script'); ref = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; _CI.counter = (_CI.counter) ? _CI.counter + 1 : 1; document.write(''); script.type = 'text/javascript'; script.src = 'http://widget.crowdignite.com/widgets/27484?_ci_wid=_CI_widget_'+_CI.counter; script.async = true; ref.parentNode.insertBefore(script, ref); })();
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