Oakland Raiders need to sign Alex Mack regardless of Stefen Wisniewski

The Oakland Raiders have made a concerted effort to improve the team along both sides of the line. Of the seven players they have added in free agency, four are linemen and a fifth, LaMarr Woodley, will likely be moving to the defensive line. Clearly it has been a priority of general manager Reggie McKenzie to win in the trenches. Given that fact, there is still a move the Raiders...
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Raiders finally get back their starting center

Today when the Oakland Raiders entered practice they were excited to see their starting center Stefen Wisniewski returned back at practice for the first time since he sprained his right knee against Washington on Sept. 29. Wisniewski was limited in practice, but coach Dennis Allen was optimistic Wisniewski could play Sunday against Pittsburgh and give […]
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October 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Raiders expect return of center Wisniewski

Stefen Wisniewski looks to be the only lineman ready to return when the Raiders come back from their bye, but considering the opposition, it's like a cavalry charge. Wisniewski's presence at center Sunday against Pittsburgh should enhance the Raiders' blocking as a whole and have them better equipped to face the myriad zone blitz combinations of Steelers defensive coordinator...
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October 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Raiders may be without starting center

Stefen Wisniewski walked slowly through the Raiders locker room, a thick black brace around his right knee. He paused at his stall briefly, donned a black hoodie then shuffled back out the way he came. For only the second time in three seasons, Oakland's starting center is facing a Sunday with no football. Wisniewski suffered a knee sprain in last week's loss to the Washington...
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October 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Raiders' Wisniewski set at center despite talk

Stefen Wisniewski has every reason to believe he'll be the Raiders' starting center for a second straight season despite talk about a possible move to left guard. If his first two years in the NFL have taught the 2011 second-round pick anything, it's to be prepared for change - even if coach Dennis Allen insists there are no plans to move him. Wisniewski has already...
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August 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Wisniewski to start at center for Raiders

Oakland center Stefen Wisniewski has no doubt that running the ball early and effectively is critical if the Raiders are to avoid going 0-2 for the first time since 2007. Getting the second-year offensive lineman back on the field should help. Coach Dennis Allen announced Friday that Wisniewski - who suited up but did not play in the team's season-opening loss to San Diego...
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September 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Raiders C Wisniewski still out with calf injury

Stefen Wisniewski has a tough enough adjustment in his second year in the NFL after having changed positions and blocking systems with the Oakland Raiders. Injuries that are keeping him off the practice field are only making that job more difficult. After missing all offseason workouts while recovering from shoulder surgery, Wisniewski has now been sidelined more than a week with...
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August 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Raiders' Wisniewski resigns as assistant OL coach

Raiders assistant offensive line coach Steve Wisniewski resigned Thursday, citing personal reasons. The Raiders won't fill the position this season, the team announced in a news release. Wisniewski, an eight-time Pro Bowler who played 13 seasons in the NFL with the Raiders, was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in 1989 and traded to the Raiders. He started the final 175 games...
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July 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Steve Wisniewski Reportedly Out in Oakland

With an early morning shocker, just 3 days before the start of training camp it seems that the very popular assistant offensive line coach Steve Wisniewski has left the team. The news came in an early morning tweet by Pat Kirwin of I was told Raider line coach Steve Wisniewski has cleared out his [...]
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July 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Raiders’ Stefen Wisniewski played all of his rookie season with a torn labrum

A 2nd round pick in 2011, Stefen Wisniewski didn’t have the best rookie year for the Oakland Raiders in 2011, but he had an excuse. According to a report by the Oakland Tribune this season, Wisniewski played the entirety of last season with a torn labrum. Moving to his natural position, center, and with new offensive coordinator Greg Knapp installing a zone blocking scheme he fits...
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June 06, 2012  |  Discuss

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