In something rarely seen, the entire Oakland Raiders defensive line from last season became free agents. The biggest loss was defensive end Lamarr Houston, who was a rising star. The team let underwhelming defensive end Jason Hunter go, and the Chiefs outbid the Raiders for under tackle Vance Walker. The one player they were able to retain was nose tackle Pat Sims. Sims played well...
Oakland Raiders offseason position review: defensive line With a bargain basement group of starters, no one was expecting much from the Oakland Raiders defense. They still couldn’t defend the pass or stop the run. But the area they struggled most in was rushing the passer. Defensive coordinator Jason Tarver tried to make it work with just his front four. However, only 14 of the...
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