Raiders sign linebacker Philip Wheeler to one-year deal
Mar30

Raiders sign linebacker Philip Wheeler to one-year deal

Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie finished his busy Friday by adding another piece of need to the Raiders roster. After trading offensive lineman Bruce Campbell to the Carolina Panthers for running back Mike Goodson, reports emerged on Twitter that the Raiders have signed linebacker Philip Wheeler to a one-year contract. Wheeler originally announced that he was on his way to Oakland for a visit on Thursday via his Twitter...

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Raiders trade OL Bruce Campbell to Panthers for RB Mike Goodson
Mar30

Raiders trade OL Bruce Campbell to Panthers for RB Mike Goodson

The Oakland Raiders have acquired running back Mike Goodson on Friday via a trade with the Carolina Panthers. The Raiders sent offensive lineman and combine workout warrior Bruce Campbell to the Panthers to obtain Goodson. Campbell was drafted by the Raiders in the 4th round of the 2010 NFL Draft, but many believed that Al Davis would select him with the eighth-overall selection due to his solid week at the combine. Instead, Al Davis...

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Raiders general manager McKenzie talks compensatory draft picks and more
Mar26

Raiders general manager McKenzie talks compensatory draft picks and more

Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie spoke to local media over a conference call following the league’s release of compensatory picks for the Raiders for the upcoming NFL Draft. The NFL announced on Monday that the Raiders would receive compensatory picks in the 3rd, 4th and 5th rounds of April’s draft. The Raiders previously only held draft picks in the 5th and 6th round. Oakland’s first pick will now be the 95th overall...

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Raiders’ McKenzie doing a great job with inherited constraints
Mar23

Raiders’ McKenzie doing a great job with inherited constraints

Reggie McKenzie knew exactly what he was inheriting when he took the position of general manger for the Oakland Raiders. Yes, a roster full of talent and a youthful foundation in many spots, but a team who was facing tough decisions and no cap space heading into the off-season. Oakland was $20 million over the cap and had no wiggle room with many key players primed to shop their services around the league. McKenzie acknowledged that...

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Oakland Raiders Friday wrap-up
Mar23

Oakland Raiders Friday wrap-up

The Oakland Raiders confirmed the re-signing of Khalif Barnes. He played at right tackle all of 2011, but was the weak-link on an offensive line the featured a very youthful left side and steady play at center from the often injured Samson Satele. Barnes was known for piling up flags, as Oakland’s most penalized lineman. This off-season, guard Cooper Carlisle has been brought back and Oakland added free agent Mike Brisiel from the...

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