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MIKE BRISIEL RUMORS & GOSSIP

Raiders release guard Mike Brisiel and save 1.38 million in cap space

Today the Oakland  Raiders released former starting guard Mike Brisiel, according to Scott Bair of CSNBayArea.com. Brisiel started 30 games over the past two seasons, but was out of a job after the Raiders signed Austin Howard to man right guard. He signed a five-year, $20 million contract in 2012, but took a pay cut last year after they abandoned the zone […] The post...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders cut Reggie McKenzie’s first big free agent signing (With cap numbers)

The Oakland Raiders have cut offensive guard Mike Brisiel. The writing was on the wall for Brisiel after two bad years in Oakland. Plagued by injuries and a switch from a zone blocking scheme to a power blocking scheme, Brisiel never quite found his way in Oakland. Signed during McKenzie’s first off season with the team, Brisiel was given the longest contract of any free agent...
Via cover32 - Raiders
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders look at bringing back former offensive lineman

The Oakland Raiders continue their assault on the trenches today with the visit of offensive lineman Kevin Boothe. A versatile lineman who played both guard and center, starting every game last season for the New York Giants, Boothe would likely be a favorite to replace Lucas Nix or Mike Brisiel at one of the guard positions. Nix had one of the worst seasons for an offensive lineman...
Via cover32 - Raiders
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders RG Brisiel leaves game with knee injury

Raiders right guard Mike Brisiel left Thursday's game against Dallas after injuring his knee on Oakland's first offensive play. Brisiel stayed down for a couple of minutes after the play, though he walked off the field without any help. But the team later said he wouldn't return without providing additional specifics about his injury. The guard also left the game at...
Via AP on Fox
November 28, 2013  |  Discuss

The Raiders restructure Mike Brisiel

The Raiders made their first significant off season move today when the team reached an agreement to a restructure of veteran Mike Brisiel’s contract. Brisiel, the team’s most expensive free agent pickup a year ago underwhelmed at right guard although GM Reggie McKenzie indicated that he thought Brisiel might have been hampered more by an ankle injury that required him to...
Via Thoughts from the Dark Side
March 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Brisiel restructures contract with Raiders

Oakland Raiders offensive lineman Mike Brisiel has restructured his contract to give the team salary cap relief. Brisiel converted $3 million of his $4.35 million base salary into a guaranteed roster bonus paid next week, agent Jeff Sperbeck said in an email. The restructuring was first reported by the Bay Area News Group. Brisiel is in the second year of a $20 million, five-year...
Via AP on Fox
March 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Losses of Winston, Brisiel leave holes in O-line

HOUSTON The concern over the right side of the Texans' offensive line has yet to reach its crescendo. With one week of organized team activities plus mini camp and training camp left to complete, ample time remains to fretfully analyze the losses of Eric Winston and Mike Brisiel. It was a testament to Winston and Brisiel that their departures triggered such widespread panic...
Via Fox Sports Houston
June 01, 2012  |  Discuss
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