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Raiders to release WR James Jones

Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports The Oakland Raiders are releasing wide receiver James Jones, the San Jose native confirmed the news to CSN Bay Area. Jones signed a three-year deal with the Raiders last offseason after seven seasons with the Green Bay Packers.  He was the Packers third-round pick in 2007. Jones had 73 recpetions for 666 yards and six touchdowns in 2014. Last...
Via Sports-Glory
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Raiders GM explains Mario Edwards Jr., Clive Walford picks

The Oakland Raiders selected Florida State defensive end Mario Edwards Jr. with the third pick in the second round (No. 35 overall), and University of Miami tight end Clive Walford with the fourth pick in the third round (No. 68 overall) on Friday. “Number one, Mario’s a good football player,” said Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie. “He’s big, strong, physical...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders wide receiver Michael Crabtree has something to prove

Despite not moving far, if all since the former first round pick of the San Francisco 49ers, Michael Crabtree signed a one-year, 3 million dollar contract across the bay for the Oakland Raiders. What is amazing is that of the three million dollars, only 1.3 of it is guaranteed, but I guess that’s why they call contracts like this “Prove-it deals”. Michael Crabtree said...
Via EndZoneScore
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Crabtree has a lot to prove.

After spending 6 seasons with the team that drafted him tenth overall, in the first round of the 2009 draft (San Francisco 49ers),  new Oakland Raiders receiver Michael Crabtree has a lot to prove. The NFL.com‘s Kevin Patra, reported on Crabtree’s adjusting with his new team and how he vowed to go out and prove himself next season. Starring at Texas Tech University, Michael...
Via EndZoneScore
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Crabtree on joining Raiders: 'Ain't got nothing to lose'

The San Francisco 49ers let wide receiver Michael Crabtree test free agency after an uneventful year that saw him put up the worst full season of an already average career. Crabtree, who actually sat on the market for quite a long time, is going to now test his luck with the Oakland Raiders. Chatting about his new club after working out with the Raiders this week, Crabtree admitted...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Crabtree on joining Raiders: 'Ain't got nothing to lose'

The San Francisco 49ers let wide receiver Michael Crabtree test free agency after an uneventful year that saw him put up the worst full season of an already average career. Crabtree, who actually sat on the market for quite a long time, is going to now test his luck with the Oakland Raiders. Chatting about his new club after working out with the Raiders this week, Crabtree admitted...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

New Oakland Raiders WR Michael Crabtree Has Hard-to-Reach Incentives in New Contract

The Oakland Raiders gave new receiver Michael Crabtree a one-year deal worth $3.2 million in 2015, with $1.3 million in guaranteed money via his signing bonus, $1.4 million in salary and workout and roster bonuses worth $250,000 apiece. However, the potential is there for Crabtree to earn even more money—up to $2 million—in incentives. It’s just that those incentive escalators...
Via Sportsnaut
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Incentives in Michael Crabtree’s contract set the bar pretty high

The Oakland Raiders under Reggie McKenzie are becoming known for their unique contract structures. Unlike with other teams who try to defer payment of money, the Raiders take their bumps and bruises early with big guaranteed money in the first year so that they can cut their losses quickly in subsequent years if necessary. It’s proven to be a great way to keep the team in a good...
Via cover32
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Crabtree reportedly set to sign with Raiders

Wide receiver Michael Crabtree is reportedly set to sign a free-agent contract with the Oakland Raiders, according to ESPN’s Bill Williamson and Adam Caplan. The former No. 10 overall pick by the San Francisco 49ers struggled at times in six seasons in the Bay, but he is a gifted athlete with run-after-the-catch ability. He has 347 career receptions for 4,327 yards and 26 touchdowns...
Via Sportsnaut
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Michael Crabtree turns down offer from Dolphins

Why is Michael Crabtree still available on the free agent market? Because no contract offer to his liking has been presented to him yet. The Miami Herald reports that Crabtree visited the Dolphins and that they offered him close to $3 million. Crabtree turned down the offer and is now turning his attention to the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss
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