Shrewd Raiders ensuring roster stays in tact

In an off-season of insecurity throughout the NFL, the Oakland Raiders are trying to bring as much stability to their roster as possible. Yesterday, running back Michael Bush and tight end Zach Miller received first and third round level tenders. The transactions do not give the Silver & Black exclusive negotiating rights, and whenever the labor dispute is over and there is a CBA, either player can still agree to terms with...

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Raiders place first & third rounder tenders on RB Bush and TE Miller

The Oakland Raiders tendered one-year contracts to running back Michael Bush and tight end Zach Miller. Both players had key roles in Hue Jackson’s offense in 2010, as Bush tallied career highs in carries (158) rushing yards (655) and touchdowns (8) as Darren McFadden’s back-up. Miller made his first Pro Bowl appearance after posting a career high five touchdowns. Bush and Miller received restricted first and third-round tenders,...

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Raiders: What’s in the mix for TE Zach Miller?

Just recently, negotiations between tight end Zach Miller and the Oakland Raiders were on going to hammer out a deal that would keep him in Silver & Black. Oakland’s most reliable target and first time Pro Bowl selection has shown interest in sticking around. He is the silver and black’s player representative for the NFLPA and a vital figure to an offense that gets little production from their wide receivers. Prior to the 2010...

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Oakland Raiders: What’s going on?

Here’s a wrap-up of recent events in Raiderland. Since Al Davis’ epic press conference, the Oakland Raiders have re-signed some of their talent and beginning to take shape on the sidelines. Newly minted head coach Hue Jackson has also talked to the media. SBReport.net will catch you up on everything that needs to be known: TRANSACTIONS Richard Seymour: Signed a two-year deal worth up to $30 million, including $22.5 in guarantees. At...

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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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