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Raiders Ready to Put the Pads on for the First Time Monday

The Raiders are set to throw on the pads for the first time Monday after four non-hitting practices. “Intensity is good, though, and aggressiveness is good, and maybe there will be a fight or two,” Nnamdi Asomugha said. “Maybe we’ll get the juices flowing that way, but it will be good.” The Raiders spent the […]

Q&A w/ Raiders CB Nnamdi Asomugha

Paul Gutierrez from the Sacramento Bee had a chance to sit down and chat with Raiders CB Nnamdi Asomugha: Just returned from an inspiring weekend in Cooperstown, where I was covering baseball’s Hall of Fame inductions and where former A’s star Rickey Henderson admitted again that his childhood dream was to play for the Raiders […]

Nnamdi Asomugha Speaks His Mind on KLAC in Los Angeles

Highlights of an interview with Raiders cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha on the “Petros and Money” show on KLAC (570-AM) in Los Angeles: Q: How much does the coaching fluctuation play into the team’s poor record over the past six years? Asomugha: A huge part. It plays a huge part. We can leave football and go to […]

Asomugha Signs Mega Deal Worth $45.3 Million

The Raiders today reached a deal with stud cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha, that makes him the highest-paid defensive back in NFL history. He signs a deal worth $45.3 million over three-years. ESPN’s John Clayton is reporting that Asomugha is guaranteed $28.5 million in a complicated deal that features a provision in which the entire contract can […]

Asomugha Could Get Raiders Franchise Tag

From: San Jose Mercury News Nnamdi Asomugha will earn $11.718 million, a guaranteed 20 percent raise from the $9.765 million he earned this season, if the Raiders use the exclusive franchise tag on him. The only other options are to work out a long-term contract, let Asomugha leave after six seasons or apply the non-exclusive […]

Asomugha Expects to Play in Season Finale Sunday

From: Pro Bowl cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha had additional tests on his sore neck, which Cable likened to a stinger. X-rays were negative and Asomugha is expected to play Sunday.

PFW: Asomugha and Lechler Could Bail in Offseason

From: Pro Football Weekly Despite their team’s shoddy record, two Raiders — CB Nnamdi Asomugha and P Shane Lechler — were named to the Pro Bowl. Both players, though, will be free agents this offseason and there is no guarantee either of them will be back in Oakland. Sources say each is unhappy with some […]

Breaking Down the Fantasy Matchups for the Raiders-Ravens

From: Ravens RB Willis McGahee vs. Raiders run defense McGahee broke out of his slump last Sunday, running for a season-high 105 yards and scoring a touchdown. He returns to M&T Bank Stadium, where he has gained 64 yards rushing in each game there this season. Look for those numbers to increase against the […]