Raiders Training Camp: Friday wrap-up

Here are some highlights of the Oakland Raiders training camp session on Friday: Hue Jackson’s bravado from OTAs has not toned down, as he continues to shout at the defense, let them know what’s coming and calls that same exact play for the offense to execute. At one point he forecasted to the defense that the ball was going to Zach Miller – Jason Campbell then completed a toss to the tight end. Nick Miller has been seeing action....

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Raiders Training Camp: Thursday wrap-up

Here are some highlights of the Oakland Raiders Thursday training camp session: Wide receiver Chaz Schilens, who had a marred season in 2009 with foot injuries, departed the practice field early yesterday due to an undisclosed ailment. He was observed walking around after practice without a limp, but at this point, you have to worry about his fragility and the lack of experience and depth at this position for the Raiders. Second round...

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McClain: Raiders give LB $23 mill guaranteed

Sources are reporting that the Oakland Raiders have inked their first round draft choice – Rolando McClain – to a five-year deal worth $40 million, $23 million that is guaranteed. McClain is just the third first rounder from April’s draft to sign and the highest of the grouping. The Alabama middle linebacker is expected to be with the team for workouts at their Napa facility. Follow me on Twitter, click here. Contact Author: Victor...

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Raiders hire Greg Biekert

Former Raiders middle linebacker Greg Biekert was hired as a defensive assistant. Biekert played for the Silver & Black from 1993-to-2001, after being selected in the 7th round (181st overall) coming out Colorado. He started 123 games as a member of the Raiders, but in his final days, the organization had asked the 10-year pro to take a pay cut of $1.5 million from the $2.5 million he was scheduled to make, and Biekert refused....

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Raiders head coach Tom Cable: Conference tidbits

Oakland Raiders head coach Tom Cable touched on a few topics on Wednesday, as training camp is about to begin. Here are some excerpts from his media session: On the ‘intense’ teaching: Cable: Well, last year I kind of described it as, if you’re looking at ‘em all as rookies or guys new to it, it’s just to start over. It’s just to kind of wipe the slate clean. We had a good offseason, obviously, put some good things in our football...

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