Found March 16, 2012 on Silver and Black Daily:
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It is finally done.  As reported by Adam Caplan via Twitter, the Oakland Raiders have informed Kamerion Wimbley’s agent that Mr. Wimbley is being released.  This marks the end to a very interesting ride for Kam as a Raider.  Al Davis made him a very rich man.  Not that Wimbley didn’t play his tail off [...]
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