Raiders Notes: NFL Combine, trade talk and more

The NFL combine is under way, the Oakland Raiders are scouting potential draftees and the ball will begin to roll towards free agency and altering the roster. COMBINE Maryland left tackle Bruce Campbell is looking like first round talent after his workouts. Oakland has a need for offensive linemen, and when you see his vitals; an unofficial 4.78 40-yard dash, prototypical size (6-6, 314 pounds) and the physical traits he possesses,...

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Exclusive: Raiders RB Michael Bush talks to SBReport.net

Oakland Raiders running back Michael Bush was able to give SBReport.net a question and answer session, where he talked about Tom Cable, his new offensive coordinator, the off-season and his daily life. In his career, Bush has rushed for 1,010 yards, with 6 touchdowns at an average of 4.6 yards per carry. SBReport: You led the Raiders last year with 589-yards rushing, but it felt like you didn’t get enough carries at times. What’s it...

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Randy Hanson sues the Oakland Raiders & Tom Cable

The Randy Hanson and Tom Cable saga continues… The former Oakland Raiders defensive assistant reportedly filed a lawsuit against Cable and the team, as it contains three causes of action – assault, battery and intentional infliction of emotional distress. In August, Hanson alleged that the head coach assaulted him which led to his fractured jaw and broken teeth. The suit filed in Alameda County also states that Cable threatened Hanson...

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15-years of Free Agency for the Raiders – Part 6

Derrick Burgess, DE The Oakland Raiders got great value out of the speedy defensive end in his first three-campaigns after signing a five-year, $18 million contract. The then 26-year old had only played in 29 regular season contests with 15-starts for the Philadelphia Eagles. “I’m ecstatic and proud to have the opportunity to wear the Silver and Black,” Burgess said. “I’m joining a quality organization in the Raiders with a great...

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Quick exit for Raiders coach: Pendergast goes to Cal

Clancy Pendergast was added to the Oakland Raiders coaching staff in early February. This week, he decided to bolt the Silver & Black and become the defensive coordinator at California. The Golden Bears had a vacancy on their staff when Bob Gregory departed to Boise State. Cal head coach Jeff Tedford filled the void with Pendergast and stated, “He has been a defensive coordinator on football’s biggest stage and will be...

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