A look at potential draft picks: Sharrif Floyd
Apr17

A look at potential draft picks: Sharrif Floyd

With the draft just eight days away, it’s time to start looking at some of the Raiders’ potential draft picks. For this series of pieces, lets just make the assumption that the Raiders are unable to find a trade partner to trade down with. Don’t be surprised to hear commissioner Roger Goodell utter the words: “With the third-overall pick of the 2013 NFL Draft, the Raiders select defensive tackle out of the...

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Former Raiders DT Kelly signs with New England
Apr08

Former Raiders DT Kelly signs with New England

Former Oakland Raiders defensive tackle Tommy Kelly signed with the New England Patriots today, becoming the latest in a string of defensive lineman to join the team after playing in Oakland. Kelly spent nine seasons with the Raiders, but a significant drop-off this past year and a large salary in 2013 contributed to his release last month as a part of GM Reggie McKenzie’s cap cleanse. Rebuilding the defensive line is key for Oakland...

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Raiders to continue purging of roster
Mar27

Raiders to continue purging of roster

Reports have surfaced that the Raiders are expected to release veteran defensive tackle Tommy Kelly on Wednesday. Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie has been ridding the roster of booming contracts in an attempt to create himself a more cap-friendly roster. Shedding Kelly’s contract this year would save himself roughly $4.75 million dollars, but now creates even more dead money for the Raiders. The release adds an...

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Reports: Oakland Raiders defensive tackle arrested
Feb24

Reports: Oakland Raiders defensive tackle arrested

ProFootballTalk.com has issued a report that Raiders defensive tackle Desmond Bryant was arrested Sunday morning on charges of “criminal mischief”. While details have not been released on the defensive tackle’s arrest, it is poor timing on Bryant’s to be arrested. Bryant is set to be a free agent when the new league year begins in March. Bryant represents part of the Raiders defensive line that may be leaving...

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DC Jason Tarver discusses the Raiders defense (8/22/2012)

New defensive coordinator Jason Tarver took time to address the media following Wednesday’s practice. Both the video and transcript can be found below: —————————————————————————— Transcript: How do you feel about the progress of the defense? Applying our rules, we’ve been...

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