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MENELIK WATSON RUMORS

Donald Penn sees great potential in Menelik Watson

The Oakland Raiders drastically upgraded their roster over the off season while placing much of their focus on improving play in the trenches on both sides of the ball. When the 2014 season starts, the Raiders very well could have up to four new starters along the offensive line including two new starting tackles, one who is just beginning his career and one who is on the backside...
Via cover32 - Raiders
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders position battle: right tackle

The Oakland Raiders lost both starting offensive tackles from 2013. LT Jared Veldeer was signed by the Arizona Cardinals and RT Tony Pashos is still unsigned. Oakland Raiders offseason position review: offensive line Pashos started 12 games and was very serviceable. He was a good pass blocker, but relied more on technique rather than ability. He was a decent run blocker but...
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April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders giving up on Menelik Watson already?

The Oakland Raiders have long had one of the worst offensive lines in the NFL, a problem they have been trying to fix ever since drafting Robert Gallery way back in the 2004 NFL draft. Since taking over responsibilities for drafting as the Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie has taken two offensive tackles in two consecutive drafts and neither one appears destined to anchor an...
Via cover32 - Raiders
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders reportedly concerned Menelik Watson will be a bust

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Scott Bair of CSNBayArea.com says the Raiders are concerned that last year’s second round pick Menelik Watson could end up being a bust.   Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Raiders reportedly concerned Menelik Watson will be a bust appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
Via Pro Football Zone
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders expect Menelik Watson to practice this week

Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen told reporters on Monday that he expects offensive lineman Menelik Watson to start practicing on Wednesday. #Raiders coach Dennis Allen expects LB Miles Burris & OT Menelik Watson to practice Wednesday. Says Jared Veldheer in LA for doctor checkup — Paul Gutierrez (@PGutierrezESPN) October 28, 2013 Watson has been out since he  underwent...
Via Pro Football Zone
October 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Oakland will lose OT Watson for at least a month

More horrible news, comes out of Oakland today. Today, ESPN.com reported that left tackle Menelik Watson is expected to be sidelined for one month after undergoing arthroscopic surgery on a torn lateral meniscus in his knee. Watson was the starter in the last preseason game this year but was forced to go to the sideline […]
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
September 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Raiders OL Menelik Watson had a short-lived first practice

Menelik Watson has been missing for all of Raiders training camp with what was an undisclosed injury but later revealed as a calf injury. It’s been a big setback for the rookie right tackle because each day he’s been absent, he’s losing valuable opportunities to learn in his first training camp as well as losing ground to Khalif Barnes on the depth chart. But good news came...
Via Minus Twenty-Two
August 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Raiders sign Watson, only Hayden remains unsigned

The Oakland Raiders have signed 2nd Round pick Offensive Tackle Menelik Watson. Watson was the 42nd overall pick and will battle Khalif Barnes for the starting RT position opposite Jared Veldheer. Watson is 6′ 5″ and weighs 315 pounds. The multisport athlete from England is fairly new to football but showed great promise in his one season at Florida State allowing only 1 sack...
Via Pro Football Zone
July 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Former 'Nole Menelik Watson's ACC ring reads SEC champions

If you thought college football expansion was a dead topic in the offseason, you are right. But apparently Florida State had a nice run in the Southeastern Conference championship game last season. Confused? Thought that was Alabama over Georgia? Yes, so was Florida State's right tackle last season, Menelik Watson. Watson took a photo of his 2012 ACC championship ring, something...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Can The Oakland Raiders Run Game Be Trusted?

Oakland Raiders 2013 Running Game With their second pick in the 2013 NFL draft, the Oakland Raiders selected Menelik Watson OT from Florida State. Menelik enters a team that has an immediate need on the offensive line at the right tackle position. Watson does fill a Raiders off season team need, but it should be noted that he does come every inexperienced. The 6’5, 310lbs big...
Via Gridiron Experts
May 04, 2013  |  Discuss
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