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Raiders AFC West Free Agent Preview

Pro Football Weekly has a free agent preview on the AFC West, and here’s what they have on the Raiders heading into free agency. Unsigned players: CB Nnamdi Asomugha (8), OT Khalif Barnes (6), RB Michael Bennett (10), QB Kyle Boller (8), MLB Ricky Brown (5), DT Desmond Bryant (2), RB Michael Bush (3), RB […]

Lombardi: Asomugha Won’t Be Back in Oakland

According to Michael Lombardi of NFL Network, Richard Seymour’s $30 million contract eliminates the Raiders getting a deal done with Nnamdi Asomugha. Lombardi said on Asomugha’s chances of signing, “I think slim and none, and I would favor none.” It is now likely the Raiders will franchise tight end Zach Miller. Asomugha will be a […]

Contract of CB Asomugha Voided

The contract of cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha has become a free agent after his contract was voided. The Tribune reported Sunday that the Raiders confirmed that Asomugha’s contract, which was signed in 2009, included a clause that rendered it void if he failed to achieve certain incentives. In addition, the paper cited an ESPN.com report which […]

CB Nnamdi Asomugha thinks the D isn’t hitting on all cylinders yet

CB Nnamdi Asomugha says the D has strides to make in order to be better to be able to compete in the AFC West. If the Raiders are going to make a run in the AFC West, their defense, particularly against the run, is going to have to be much improved in 2010. Raiders CB […]

Nnamdi Asomugha likes the Raiders offseason offensive pickups

Nnamdi Asomugha seems to feel that the Raiders pickups this offseason have made a pretty big difference going forward for the Raiders. He may spend much of his time in the defense’s meeting room, but Raiders cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha told PFW he can tell two key additions on offense are making a big difference. “Offensive […]

Raiders to Play Nnamdi Asomugha on Both Sides

In an interesting bit of news, the Raiders have decided that they are going to move around their best player on defense – Nnamdi Asomugha – on both sides and keep him on the other teams best WR. It’s a move that the CB says he is excited about. After being tethered almost exclusively to […]

Asomugha Says Team’s Defense Is Too Simple

The Associated Press reports Raiders All-Pro cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha believes the problems with the Oakland Raiders defense are simple — as in the defense is too simple. The Raiders have traditionally been a team that predominantly plays man-to-man defense, with a single high safety, a four-man rush and little blitzing. Everyone knows just what the […]

Asomugha Says He’s Not Sure About How Much the Raiders Will Blitz This Year

The Oakland Tribune reports that CB Nnamid Asomugha says he’s not sure about how much the Raiders will blitz in 2009: Count cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha among the veterans who are skeptical of whether the Raiders are serious about incorporating the blitz into their scheme more than in past seasons. “That’s like a wait-and-see type of […]