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Raiders players take to Twitter to thank Raider Nation for their support

One of the most magical parts about the Oakland Raiders win on Thursday night was the fan base. After starting the year 0-10, this team seemed destined to be only the second team in NFL history to go 0-16. But despite that fact, Raiders fans continued to show up at games and cheer at any opportunity they had (there have not been many). Last night was a perfect example of that. With...
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November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Reviewing the Raiders roster: Offensive line

As we continue to look at how the Oakland Raiders roster looks now that they have finished with free agency and the draft, up next is offensive line. If you missed it earlier this week, you can check out the review of quarterbacks and running backs here, and the review of wide receivers and tight ends here. Offensive linemen: projected starters* - Donald Penn(LT) - Gabe Jackson/Kevin...
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May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Giants Draft Review: A look back at the 2012 NFL Draft

Winding down with our look back at past New York Giants’ drafts we continue with 2012. After another Giants’ Super Bowl victory, the second in four years, the fan base was energized and excited to see if the Giants’ front office could work their magic again. 2012 Giants’ Draft Picks Round Pick Name Position School 1 32 David Wilson Running Back Virginia...
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April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders OT Matt McCants Sign His Exclusive Rights Tender

  The Oakland Raiders announced Friday that OT Matt McCants has signed his exclusive rights tender. T Matt McCants @BIGMATT_71 has signed his Exclusive Rights Tender. pic.twitter.com/DkyDa8ssle — OAKLAND RAIDERS (@RAIDERS) April 18, 2014 McCants, 24, was a sixth-round pick of the Raiders back in 2012. He appeared in 13 games for Oakland last year, but was limited to playing just 266...
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April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders Tender Contract To CB Chimdi Chekwa

According to Steve Corkran, the Raiders tendered an offer to exclusive rights free agent CB Chimdi Chekwa. Oakland tendered offers to OL Matt McCants, LB Kaelin Burnett, RB Jamize Olawale, CB Brandian Ross, RB Jeremy Stewart on Tuesday. Chekwa, 25, was a fourth-round pick of the Raiders back in 2011. He appeared in 15 games last season and totaled 24 tackles and...
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders tender contracts to six players

The Raiders have offered tenders to six of their exclusive rights free agents, tendering contract offers to linebacker Kaelin Burnett, cornerback Chimdi Chekwa, offensive tackle Matt McCants, fullback Jamize Olawale, safety Brandian Ross and running back Jeremy Stewart. There were no terms disclosed on the contracts. The exclusive rights designation means that the players involved...
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Six Raiders tendered exclusive free agent offers

Six exclusive rights free agents received offers from the Oakland Raiders yesterday. The team will retain the services of linebacker Kaelin Burnett, defensive back Chimdi Chekwa, safety Brandian Ross, fullback Jamize Olawale, running back Jeremy Stewart and offensive lineman Matt McCants. Exclusive rights free agents must stay with the team if a minimum contract is tendered to them...
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders Tender Five Exclusive Rights Free Agents

According to Tom Pelissero of USA Today, the Oakland Raiders tendered exclusive rights free agents OL Matt McCants, LB Kaelin Burnett, RB Jamize Olawale, CB Brandian Ross and RB Jeremy Stewart. Pelissero adds that Burnett, Olawale, Ross and Steward will all receive $570,000 next year. McCants’ tender is worth $495,000 Oakland still has well over $60 million in available cap...
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March 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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