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#5 – Drafting a WR makes Denarius Moore available as trade bait
With Jacoby Ford set to hit free agency, the Raiders are not very likely to bring him back in 2014. Because of his departure, the Raiders would need to hang on to Denarius Moore for depth. Unless they were to draft a wide receiver. Moore is coming up on the last year on his rookie contract and also may not be a guy the Raiders look to bring back. Drafting a good wide receiver would make him expendable and allow the Raiders to try and receive some compensation for him rather than just letting him walk after next season.
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The Oakland Raiders continue to find themselves in the position of needing to identify a franchise quarterback. Last season, they had three different quarterbacks see time under center but none of them played well enough to be guaranteed the starting job in 2014. With Matt Flynn gone, the Raiders are down to two quarterbacks on the roster who could compete for the starting job (sorry...
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The NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported that the Raiders have re-signed Tarver, according to a person informed of the deal. Tarver's contract had expired Tuesday. The team later confirmed the move.
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According to Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports, Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor has fired his agent.
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Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie informed reporters today that they plan on keeping special teams coach Bobby April.
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The Oakland Raiders hold the fifth pick in this year’s draft, and the speculation around draft circles is that the Raiders may feel obligated to select a quarterback.
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Terrelle Pryor has fired his agent according to Mike Garafolo.
Terrelle Pryor has fired his agent, who publicly criticized the team for playing Pryor in Week 17. He has not yet hired a new agent.
— Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) January 15, 2014
Pryor’s previous agent, Jerome Stanley, ripped the Raiders publicly and accused the organization of setting Pryor up to fail...