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Raiders' C Rodney Hudson becoming a leader on offensive line

Oakland Raiders center Rodney Hudson came from the Chiefs as a relative unknown, but he has impressed his coaches and teammates throughout training camp and the team is feeling good about the potential of their offensive line with him in the lineup. "One of our strengths is we're all working together," Hudson said, via the Associated Press. "We have a close-knit group. Everybody...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Young players must develop for the Raiders to end losing streak

Safety Charles Woodson and kicker Sebastian Janikowski skewed the average age of the roster last year, but he Oakland Raiders are actually a young team. The anchors of the offense and defense are just 24, with quarterback Derek Carr leading the offense and defensive end Khalil Mack anchoring the defense. If the Raiders are going to break from the losing ways of the last 12 years...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Derek Carr says C Rodney Hudson is worth every penny Raiders spent on him

The Oakland Raiders made sure they would sign then free agent center Rodney Hudson as their top player and paid him $44 million over five years. Hudson took over for Stefen Wisniewski and second-year quarterback Derek Carr said Hudson is worth every penny. “Oh man, I love Rodney. Every time I see him, I tell him I just want to hug him. I do. I love that guy,” Carr said...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

C Rodney Hudson ranked No. 3 for best NFL centers

Oakland Raiders center Rodney Hudson was a free agent this offseason after four years with the Chiefs and has impressed the coaching staff by picking up the system so fast. He has also impressed the football analysts and according to Tim Yotter of, Hudson lands at No. 3 for best centers in the NFL. Yotter writes: 'Like (Nick) Mangold and (Maurkice) Pouncey, Hudson...
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July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

C Rodney Hudson says chemistry is building as Raiders grow together

New Oakland Raiders center Rodney Hudson is excited about the possibilities with the team and that the atmosphere has been positive and productive. Hudson was a free agent this offseason after four years with the Chiefs and has impressed the coaching staff by picking up the system so fast. “I’ve been in a few systems in my career – maybe three or four – so I’m used...
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June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Raiders center Rodney Hudson lands on NFL's All-Underrated team

Oakland's new center just happens to be one of the NFL's most underrated players.So says's Elliot Harrison, who named Rodney Hudson to his All-Underrated Team despite the 5-year, $44.5 million deal that brought him to the Raiders this offseason.“Hudson was solid in the run game and screen game in Kansas City last season," Harrison wrote. "Now, he'll surely hope to make...
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June 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders sign C Rodney Hudson

The Raiders made Rodney Hudson the highest paid center in the NFL with this move, giving him 44.5 million over 5 years. Last off-season, Alex Mack and Maurkice Pouncey got 42 and 44 million respectively over the same time period in then record breaking deals. Hudson is a good center, but he’s not worth this kind of money. He’s not the best center in the NFL. He was Pro Football...
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March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Breaking down Rodney Hudson’s contract with Raiders

Photo from One of the more interesting things that the Raiders have done this year is to avoid using signing bonuses as incentives for their players. Historically, teams will use signing bonuses as a way to incentivize prized free agents to sign with them. For example, this year’s top free agent, Ndamukung Suh, was handed a 6 year contract that included $59,955,000...
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March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Rodney Hudson Signs Record Contract With Oakland Raiders

The Oakland Raiders finally made a splash in free agency on Tuesday. While spending at the center position doesn't exactly send shivers down most people's spines, Oakland's five-year, $44.5 million contract with former Kansas City Chief Rodney Hudson gives the Raiders a cornerstone offensive lineman to build around for the future. It's also the most lucrative contract for a center...
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March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs: Complete mock draft

After a few long months without football, it is finally here! The 2014 NFL draft is Thursday and the Kansas City Chiefs are looking to draft some potential game changing players. With only six picks in the entire draft, the first thing I would advise is to trade their first round pick and acquire an extra pick in the second round in order to add depth to the roster. This year’s...
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

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