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2012 NFL Draft: Oakland Raiders Draft Class

The Oakland Raiders are in the midst of building valuable team chemistry with the mix of filling in their holes on both sides of the ball.  On the third day of the NFL draft the Silver and Black did exactly what general manager Reggie McKenzie said the team will do. The Silver and Black finally […]

Oakland Raiders Re-Sign Safety Matt Giordano

The Oakland Raiders announced the re-signing of safety Matt Giordano on Monday evening. The 5-11, 210-pound California alum racked up a career-high in starts (nine), tackles (70), passes defensed (five), interceptions (five), sacks (1.0) and forced fumbles (one) last season. A former fourth-round selection by theIndianapolis Colts in the 2005 NFL Draft, Giordano registered 80 tackles in 55 appearances (six […]

Raiders FB Reece and S Branch Absent From Offseason Workouts

Oakland Raiders fullback Marcel Reece and safety Tyvon Branch aren’t attending the voluntary offseason workouts, according to Jason LaCanfora of the NFL Network. Branch and Reece both haven’t signed their tenders, because they’re both looking for the Raiders to lock them up to long-term deals. Reece, a Pro Bowl alternate, is a valuable member to the Raiders potent […]

Raiders Sign Free Agent DE Dave Tollefson

The Raiders agreed to a contract with veteran defense end Dave Tollefson on Friday evening according to  Andrew Brandt of ESPN and the National Football Post, Tollefson will sign a two-year deal worth $2.5 million. The person familiar with the negotiations said the contract could be worth up to $3 million. Tollefson, 29, spent the past […]

Raiders sign Philip Wheeler, acquire Mike Goodson

The Oakland Raiders woke again in the off-season and made two moves Friday. First they conduct their first trade under the new management. Oakland traded offensive lineman Bruce Campbell to the Carolina Panthers for running back Mike Goodsen. Later the same day signed former Indianapolis Colts linebacker Phillip Wheeler. Trade did not come as surprise to Raider Nation as many […]

Raiders Awarded Three Compensatory Picks

Monday at the NFL owners meetings a total of 32 compensatory picks in the 2012 NFL Draft were awarded to 15 teams, announced by the NFL, the Oakland Raiders received three of those selections. The compensation picks begin at the end of the third round. The only team receiving a third round compensatory draft pick this year, was the […]

Raiders Welcome CB Pat Lee and Re-sign OT Barnes

Raiders new general manager Reggie McKenzie continues to bolster the team’s offensive line and secondary. By persisting to add more depth at the cornerback position, Raiders signed former Packers defensive back Patrick Lee to a one year deal. Lee played for McKenzie with the Packers. Lee was almost exclusively a special teams player last season. He […]

Raiders Brake Into Free Agency Sign CB Bartel and G Brisiel

While the Oakland Raiders appeared to be sound asleep during the first 48 hours of the 2012 NFL Free Agency frenzy I had a feeling Reggie McKenzie and company had something up their sleeve. Just moments after announcing the release of linebacker Kamerion Wimbley, Oakland officially signed cornerback Ronald Bartell to a one-year contract, along with guard Mike Brisiel to an undisclosed deal. […]