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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 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...
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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...
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April 01, 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

Tyvon Branch agrees to Contract Restructure and Extension

With the official free agency period approaching quickly, the Oakland Raiders continue to work on clearing salary cap space. After guard Mike Brisiel agreed to a restructured contract on Monday, today was Tyvon Branch’s turn to accept a new deal, as reported by Contra Costa Times’ Steve Corkran. The 26-year-old strong safety agreed to a restructure of his contract that [...]
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March 07, 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...
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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

Mike Brisiel Restructures Contract

The Oakland Raiders and guard Mike Brisiel have agreed to a restructured contract this Monday, as reported by Contra Costa Times’ Steve Corkran. The soon-to-be 30-year-old offensive lineman signed a five-year contract with the Silver & Black during last year’s off-season. Brisiel started 15 games as the Raiders’ right guard in his first season in Oakland, after spending...
Via Silver and Black Daily
March 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Raiders and Free Agency: Many Opportunities Remain

One week into the 2012 NFL Free Agency period, the Oakland Raiders have made three signings. G Mike Brisiel, CB Ron Bartell, and CB Shawntae Spencer are all players that are expected to come in and fill starting roles this season. Generally, the weeks following the first of free agency are slow, but that is in comparison to [...]
Via Silver and Black Daily
March 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Contract Talk: Mike Brisiel

One of the symbols of the Houston Texans season in 2011, Mike Brisiel won the respect of his teammates and fans for his play in the division clinching game on a fractured leg. Brisiel who has battle for his NFL career and a spot on the Texans roster, makes Brisiel one of the team favorites.   When Brisiel came to Houston in 2007 he was backup lineman looking to stick in Houston...
Via State of the Texans
January 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Texans Hope to Get Guard Mike Brisiel Back for the Playoffs

PFW reports that the Texans are hoping that they can get guard Mike Brisiel back in time for the postseason. The Texans hope to get ORG Mike Brisiel back in time for the playoff run after he suffered a broken leg in the Week 14 win in Cincinnati. But S Danieal Manning, who missed only three games with the same injury, was an exception — not the rule — in making such a speedy...
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December 17, 2011  |  Discuss
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