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Raiders cut ties with S Nate Allen after 1 season in Oakland

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) The Oakland Raiders have terminated the contract of safety Nate Allen. Oakland cut ties with Allen on Tuesday, less than one year after signing him as a free agent. Allen's $4.9 million salary for 2016 would have been guaranteed if he was on the roster Wednesday. The 28-year-old Allen played just five games this season because of a pair of knee injuries....
Via Associated Press
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Video: Former Michigan Great Charles Woodson Ends NFL Award Acceptance Speech With “Go Blue!”

Charles Woodson won the NFL’s Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award on Saturday night.  The 18-year veteran, a nine-time Pro Bowler, announced in December that he is retiring.  At the end of Woodson’s speech, the former Michigan great shouted out his alma mater. “As always, Go Blue!” he said.  Charles Woodson won the NFL’s sportsmanship award, and he ended his acceptance...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Charles Woodson drops a ‘what are those’ (Video)

Charles Woodson made a meme reference during the NFL Honors awards show on Saturday when he showed off his shoes. The Oakland Raiders legend went casual and was wearing a pair of Jordans with his suit. When he went on stage to accept the Art Rooney Award, he replied to Kanye for saying Adidas and the Yeezys are more popular than Jordans. He pointed to his Jumpmans and said “what...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nate Burleson on Calvin Johnson: ‘I don’t think he’s dead yet’

By now, we’ve likely all heard that Calvin Johnson is planning on retiring. However, former NFL receiver and current NFL Network analyst Nate Burleson isn’t ready to accept that his former teammate is ready to retire just yet. Nate Burleson on if Calvin retirees: Maybe it's like being a fan of Tupac. I don't think he's dead yet, he's in Cuba. Maybe he's coming back — Dave...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Jordan Brand makes Charles Woodson gold cleats for final Pro Bowl

Oakland Raiders cornerback Charles Woodson has had a long and storied career in the NFL and it is coming to an end as he plays in his final Pro Bowl today. It looks like Jordan Brand wants to honor Woodson one final time. The company made Woodson som pretty awesome custom gold cleats for the game, which could also symbolize the 50th anniversary of the Super Bowl next Sunday as well...
Via Campus Sports Net
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Check Out Charles Woodson's 'All-Gold' Air Jordan VII Cleats for His Final Pro Bowl

Oakland Raiders safety Charles Woodson will take the field for the last time in his career tonight, when he participates in the 2016 Pro Bowl; and Air Jordan is celebrating his 18 years in the NFL in royal style. In Honolulu, Woodson will rock a pair of shiny "All-Gold" Air Jordan VIIs to commemorate a career that will surely qualify him for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. In his...
Via Stack
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders are finally trending in the right direction

The Oakland Raiders ended their season with an underwhelming loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. Although the season is over, there were some positive things to take away, along with some negative ones, that should be talked about as we address next year. Nov 8, 2015; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (4) looks to pass against the Pittsburgh Steelers during...
January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Charles Woodson gives great pregame speech

Oakland Raiders defensive back Charles Woodson said his final game at Coliseum would be an emotional one, and judging by the speech he gave before Thursday night’s AFC West matchup, it certainly looks like that has been the case. The 18-year veteran gave a speech to fire up his team before the game, which showed just how humble he is. Woodson said the game is bigger than...
Via The Sports Daily
December 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Charles Woodson could play WR in final home game

    Charles Woodson will play the final home game of his career Thursday night, and the Raiders are planning to give him the farewell he deserves. Woodson, who announced earlier this week that he will retire at the end of the season, could get an opportunity to turn back the clock against the Chargers by returning kicks and lining up as a wide receiver. Worth watching on...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Charles Woodson relishing opportunity to play former team

Oakland Raiders defensive back Charles Woodson won his one and only Super Bowl as the member of the Green Bay Packers, but he’s still relishing a chance to make his former team “eat their words” on Sunday. Released by the Packers in 2012, Woodson—who was then 37 years old—decided to head back home to Oakland, were he started his NFL career. Over the last three seasons...
Via The Sports Daily
December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

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