Raiders start off-season workouts looking for respect

The Raiders started their off-season workout program today with “close to 100%” participation, according to Pro Bowl fullback Marcel Reece. Reece, and many of the Raiders key free agents, took to the podium to talk to the assembled media about their expectations for the 2014 season. The vast majority of the veterans that the Raiders signed in free agency were 30 or over, something...
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Raiders Mailbag: Manziel, McKenzie’s job security and GIVE REECE THE *&#$ BALL!

@Cover32_OAK if Watkins, Mack and Clowney are gone, should we Take Manziel or Robinson at #5 ? — Clipp Paul (@barberpaul88) April 9, 2014 If all three of those guys are gone, I firmly believe that Greg Robinson is the best player on the board. I also firmly believe that none of the quarterbacks in this draft are worth the number five pick. If the Raiders were to trade back and...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcel Reece: Raiders must be bold

Free agency begins Tuesday and Oakland Raiders Pro Bowl fullback Marcel Reece has some advice for general manager Reggie McKenzie. "What I want to see Reggie do, and I'll be honest with you, just like I'll be honest with him, I want him to be fearless," Reece said Saturday night at the team's Commitment to Excellence dinner. "I want to not worry about...
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March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders hire two defensive assistants today

Jerry McDonald of the Bay Area News Group reports that the team has confirmed the hiring of defensive backs coach Joe Woods with Marcus Robertson coming on board as his assistant. Woods had been with the Vikings in the same job for the last eight seasons, but he was let go along with head coach […]The post Oakland Raiders hire two defensive assistants today appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Marcel Reece, the Oakland Raiders X-Factor

Oakland Raider Marcel Reece is an undrafted free agent out of University of Washington who was signed by the Miami Dolphins in 2008. The Raiders picked him up and experimented with him in various positions finding that the fullback fit Reece’s skill set the best. Because of his catching ability paired with his speed, he has been called the “Matchup Nightmare”. His 40 yard dash...
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January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Game changing free agents, Raiders QBs and the lone Pro Bowler

Oakland Raiders - Top Five free agents that would be game changers for the Raiders (READ) - How the Raiders should handle the quarterback situation (READ) - Marcel Reece is the Raiders only representative in the Pro Bowl but he will represent well (READ) National Columns - The extra point might become extra gone next year (READ) - The way too early 2014 Power Rankings, where’s...
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January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Why don’t the Raiders just give Marcel Reece the ball?

Oakland Raider’s fullback Marcel Reece is guaranteed a touchdown and over a hundred yards. But only if three running backs get hurt first. Last week against the Jets, with Darren McFadden, Rashad Jennings and Jeremy Stewart out, Reece gained 123 on 19 carries (including a 63 yard touchdown) and 38 yards on two catches. But he only sees the ball when the Raiders have no other choice...
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December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

The Captain: Marcel Reece Will Have Big Season

The Oakland Raiders lone Pro-Bowl player last year Marcel Reece will thrive under the Terrelle Pryor era of Raiders football. Although Reece did have a Pro Bowl season last year, he was not used enough under the failed Greg Knapp regime. Expect Reece to basically play fullback, running back, and tight end throughout the season for the Raiders. New offensive coordinator Greg Olsen...
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September 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Marcel Reece Signs Exclusive Rights Tender

The Oakland Raiders have formally announced that Marcel Reece has signed his “exclusive rights” tender.  Up to this point Reece has missed some voluntary training, and a few workouts along with the first wave of OTA’s (organized team activities).  Raider fans were getting pretty antsy, wondering why Reece had yet to sign.  In reality, though, [...]
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June 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Marcel Reece: Player profile

Marcel Reece, fullback for the Oakland Raiders may be the first in a new movement of multi-use fullbacks. The 6’3”, 250 lbs. Marcel Reece played wide receiver at the University of Washington and tallied 761 yards and eight touchdowns his senior season. He also holds the Huskies’ record for longest play from scrimmage with a 98-yard
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May 03, 2012  |  Discuss

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