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Can Oakland Raiders salvage Reggie McKenzie’s first ever draft pick?

The Oakland Raiders and owner Mark Davis hired Reggie McKenzie to run football operations in Oakland in large part because of his reputation for evaluating talent in the draft. But when McKenzie finally had his chance to run his very own NFL draft room, his first pick was spent on a guy named Tony Bergstrom. Unless you are a die hard Raider fan who follows the team closely, it would...
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August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders may cut Tony Bergstrom

When the Oakland Raiders drafted Tony Bergstrom in 2012, there was hope he’d be solid member of their front line for years to come. But the former third round pick (and first overall selection of current GM Reggie McKenzie) has struggled with injury and ability, which could lead to him being cut come Raiders training camp. That’s the word from the San Francisco Chronicle who...
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May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders ink top draft pick Bergstrom

The Oakland Raiders signed their top draft pick, offensive lineman Tony Bergstrom, the team announced Saturday. Bergstrom was taken by the Raiders in the third round at No. 95 overall. They did not have draft picks in the first two rounds this year. He is the fifth of six Raiders draft choices to be signed under first-year general manager Reggie McKenzie. Bergstrom, who is 6...
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July 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders sign third round pick Tony Bergstrom

The Oakland Raiders have signed third round NFL Draft selection Tony Bergstrom just in time for training camp. The Raiders will report to Napa, California today and begin training camp practice on Monday. Agreeing on a deal with Bergstrom ensures he will be at camp on time. Without a first or second round 2012 NFL Draft choice, Bergstrom was the first of six Raiders selections...
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July 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Raiders sign 3rd-round pick Bergstrom

The Oakland Raiders signed third-round draft pick Tony Bergstrom on Saturday, two days before the team holds its first practice of training camp. The former Utah guard was selected 95th overall. That leaves rookie wide receiver Juron Criner as the Raiders' only draft pick not under contract. The fifth-round pick is apparently holding out for a bigger signing bonus. Bergstrom...
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July 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders Still Have Two Unsigned NFL Draft Picks in Juron Criner and Tony Bergstrom

With the players starting to report to Oakland Raiders training camp tomorrow and practice beginning on Monday, two of their 2012 NFL Draft picks remain unsigned. It is a mystery why third round pick Tony Bergstrom and fifth round pick Juron Criner have yet to ink deals. With the NFL Draft pay scale, rookie contact values are all but determined as to where the player is picked in...
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July 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Tony Bergstrom Signs: One Down, One to Go

NFL Network’s Albert Breer has used the immensely popular platform known as Twitter to break yet another story. It may not be an earth-shattering development, but it is in regards to something that has been weighing on the minds of Oakland Raider fans lately. There are two mid to late-round rookies (Tony Bergstrom, Juron Criner) [...]
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July 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Source: Bergstrom ready to sign, will report to camp on time

There was a report earlier today that the Raiders two unsigned draft picks, Tony Bergstrom and Juron Criner, had reached a stalemate with the Raiders organization.  Criner's agent, specifically, spoke to beat writer Paul Gutierrez and gave some cryptic statements that indicated his client may not be in camp at the start. However, per a source that spoke to TFDS and is familiar...
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July 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Bergstrom, Criner Still Unsigned: Why?

The Oakland Raiders are 4 days away from the start of training camp in beautiful Napa Valley. Yes, it’s that time of year when the coaches and players get together to train and study in preparation for the season. That moment they (and we) have all been waiting for with an amazing amount of anticipation. [...]
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July 25, 2012  |  Discuss

How the NFL's rookie salary scale works

At this time last year, the league was still embroiled in the all encompassing lockout.  The lockout ended July 25th, 2011 with the new Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) between the league and the players union.Much of the new CBA was the same as the previous agreement but there were some distinct differences, as well.  One substantial change was the introduction and agreement...
Via Thoughts from the Dark Side
June 27, 2012  |  Discuss
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