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It was reported by various Bay Area sports columnists via Twitter that “Big” John Henderson had announced his retirement. It was also listed on the STATS LLC website, which is owned and operated by the Associated Press. The defensive tackle that was cut by the Oakland Raiders earlier this week has made no such announcement. [...]
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John Henderson has announced that he is retiring from football and the Oakland Raiders. The once menacing defensive tackle has played his last down in the NFL. He played a total of 10 years with the Raiders and Jacksonville Jaguars. He had been cut from the team due to a failed physical back on March [...]
A little while back, I made an article detailing the Defensive Lineman and Linebackers I would start in an Oakland Raiders all-time 3-4 defense. In this article I will detail the Safeties and Cornerbacks I would start in an all-time Oakland Raiders defense. The only criteria a player had to meet to be included is; [...]
The annual NFL owner's meeting starts tomorrow, Monday March 25th and runs through Thurs March 28th. The Owners meeting is where the league finalizes the annual 32 compensatory picks and announces them to the teams.
The Raiders are widely expected to get fairly good compensatory picks based on losing elite CB Nnamdi Asomougha and other free agents last year. The maximum...
Raiders GM Reggie McKenzie granted a quick interview with Jerry McDonald of the Contra Costa Times after Stanford's pro day. You can see a transcript of the interview here.
He addressed a number of different issues in the interview. I encourage you to check it out, it's an interesting read. But we will sum up the conversation as well.
First, McKenzie confirmed that...
GREEN BAY, Wis. After four disappointing seasons in Green Bay, Pat Lee is no longer with the Packers. The 2008 second-round pick signed a one-year deal with the Oakland Raiders.
There was no reason for Green Bay to keep Lee around any longer. He was unable to crack the top-four spots on the cornerback depth chart, sitting well below Sam Shields and Jarrett Bush for the nickel and...
To follow up our recent story on Michael Bush going to Chicago, it looks like he won’t find a lot of love in the locker room.
His fellow RB Matt Forte who is trying to work out a long-term deal with the Bears after being franchised just tweeted the following.
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Fans of the Oakland Raiders are asking one question right now, can Darren McFadden carry the load and not get injured in 2012? Although the very explosive “RunDmc” has not carried for 30 or 40 times a game, he just hasn’t proven he can do it yet. Losing Michael Bush to the Chicago Bears will
Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte is clearly not happy about the Chicago Bears signing running back Michael Bush to a four-year, $14 million deal.
Forte has been looking for a lucrative contract extension for the past year and he’s clearly beyond frustration. He decided to let his anger out on Twitter.
Forte tweeted, “There’s only so many times a man that has done everything...
According to Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk.com, the Chicago Bears have signed free agent running back Michael Bush to a four-year, $14 million deal.
Bush was looking to land with a team where he could be the lead back, but he likely settled with the Bears because of the money they offered him. I would think the Bears made him the best offer and he couldn’t turn it down.
APNewsNow. The Chicago Bears have agreed to a four-year contract with running back Michael Bush.
Bush will join Matt Forte, who got a franchise tag from the Bears, in Chicago's backfield.
Bush played four seasons for the Oakland Raiders, gaining 2,642 yards (4.2 yards per carry) and scoring 21 touchdowns. The powerful 245-pound back had his most productive season in 2011, setting...
As free agency approached the Oakland Raiders were pro-active in restructuring contracts that were having a negative impact on the teams salary cap. Players either restructured, were cut by the team, or in most cases were allowed to test the free agency market. GM Reggie McKenzie made it a priority to settle any “out-of-whack” contracts,