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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Robert Gallery avoids verbal warfare with Raiders

Robert Gallery stated that he wouldn’t be back for another season with the Oakland Raiders. Right after, senior executive John Herrera stated, “[Gallery] was asking for too much money. He wanted $8 million; we were at $2.5 million. It was just way out of line with what we thought was reasonable.” Oakland’s starting left guard in 2010 was at the Ed Block Courage Awards banquet, commented, “My parents always told me to be...

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The Oakland Raiders and Robert Gallery will part ways

Robert Gallery is ready to move one and start fresh somewhere else. The Oakland Raiders, who have been busy trying to retain most of their free-agents to be, have lost a key component to their roster. Gallery, who started 91 games since entering the league, stated, “With the end of the league year coming today, and the few conversations I’ve had with the Raiders and Mr. [Al] Davis, we’ve come to a mutual agreement...

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Sunday Wrap-Up: A look at the Raiders FA roster

The Oakland Raiders have a lot of decisions to make, mainly on their own players. Oakland’s roster is full of question marks and depending on what happens with the collective bargaining agreement. With March 4th just around the corner, we’ll look at the players that could stay, or depart. PLAYERS LIKELY TO STAY Richard Seymour, DL All signs point to the Silver & Black using their franchise tag on their veteran leader on defense....

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Free agency will be costly for the Oakland Raiders

The Oakland Raiders will be busy talking to agents and negotiating this off-season. With the news of Nnamdi Asomugha’s pending free agency, it added more stress to a team who is facing a coaching change and their first off-season in a long time subsequent to a prosperous campaign. Asomugha’s contract voided based on incentives he did not meet in 2010. The four-time Pro Bowl selection had to play in a greater number of defensive plays...

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