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MARTEZ WILSON RUMORS

Raiders cut DE/OLB Martez Wilson after claiming him a few weeks ago from the Saints

A few weeks ago, Martez Wilson was waived by the New Orleans Saints.  The defensive end/outside linebacker that was the 72nd pick in the 2011 draft, should be able to find a home.  A team like the Jets or Bills could use him, because of their scheme. Wilson has been active three times in Oakland, […]
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Can the Oakland Raiders beat the Pittsburgh Steelers?

This Sunday, the Oakland Raiders (2-4) take on the Pittsburgh Steelers (2-4) at O.co Coliseum. With both teams having the same record, the loser of this weekend’s game is likely to lose their hopes for the playoffs. But after a week off for their bye, will the Oakland Raiders be ready to attack the Steelers’ strong offense? Martez Wilson (Photo credit: Dave Cariello) Oakland’s...
Via isportsweb.com
October 24, 2013  |  1 Comment

Don't Underestimate Impact of Martez Wilson on Oakland Raiders

Oakland Raiders G.M. Reggie McKenzie has done it again!He's come up with another hungry, talented, no-name defensive player that's going to help this Raiders defense immensely. He's done it by picking up 2011 third-round draft pick Martez Wilson off waivers from the New Orleans Saints.Before you say, "So, who's that?" you have to just trust McKenzie on this...
Via Football Nation
October 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Raiders Claim LB Martez Wilson Off Waivers From The Saints

The Oakland Raiders claimed LB Martez Wilson off of waivers from the Saints on Wednesday. Oakland subsequently released DE Christo Bilukidi to make room for Wilson on their active roster. The Saints used the No. 72 pick of the 2011 draft on Wilson, but he wasn’t able to carve out a role on a defensive unit that was among the worst in the league up until this season. Wilson...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Wilson's dislocated elbow opens door for young hopefuls

Doctors now confirm Saints linebacker Martez Wilson dislocated his left elbow when he banged it off of Rafael Bush's helmet Monday during a training camp practice. Wilson was trying to get to Travaris Cadet in the backfield when the injury occurred, and Wilson initially thought he had bruised his bicep. "The timetable is going to be somewhere in between two and four weeks...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
July 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Saints lose OLB Martez Wilson for 4 weeks

Day Four of the Saints Training Camp ended with two losses, one short term, one a bit more costly. Trainers carted away wide receiver Saalim Hakim after the heat and sun got the best of him. For the Saints defense however, the loss of outside linebacker Martez Wilson for the next month, is much more expensive. Wilson banged his left arm off Rafael Bush's helmet trying to make...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints: 3 key players on defense

Martez Wilson Kenny Vaccaro- For the New Orleans Saints defense to see major improvement, Vaccaro will have to have a Darren Sharper like impact. In the Saints super bowl run, the defense was less than perfect, but it was okay because Sharper on the back end erased so many mistakes with his playmaking abilities. The Saints have not been able to properly replace Sharper since his...
Via isportsweb.com
July 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Saints’ Martez Wilson: ‘I see myself being a Hall of Famer’

During his rookie season of 2011, Saints linebacker Martez Wilson had … well, the kind of campaign you’d expect from a third-round draft pick and project player (10 tackles, one sack). But now that he’s being converted to defensive end, Wilson thinks he’ll accomplish enough at his new position to go from fourth-string to first-ballot. Let him explain. “I think I’ll grow...
Via Helmet2Helmet
July 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Saints Nation: With Romeus Out, Martez Wilson Will Get Every Shot to Showcase his Stuff

The move that sent Martez Wilson to the defensive end depth chart this offseason was an interesting one that made some sense, given how explosive he is off the edge in pass rushing situations. The big question with that move is whether or not Wilson can handle the edge blocking of a mammoth tackle with elite strength. That said, Wilson wasn't moved to DE with the idea in mind...
Via The Saints Nation
June 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Saints Nation: Martez Wilson May Switch to Defensive End

3rd Round draft choice Martez Wilson was a promising rookie a year ago, but he mostly made his mark on pass rushing downs while blitzing from the linebacker position. The Saints liked his ability to get to the quarterback so much, in fact, they're apparently thinking about making the move to switch Wilson from linebacker to defensive end. Wilson apparently worked exclusively...
Via The Saints Nation
May 25, 2012  |  Discuss
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