Oakland Raiders News Clips for Jan. 13, 2014

 

Raiders sign three more free agents  (by Steve Corkran, Bay Area News Group)… The only players teams are permitted to sign right now are so-called street free agents, players that weren’t on rosters at the end of the season. The Raiders are busy working that market these days, with word coming down Monday that they signed three more such players. (read more)

Player Pos. Ht. Wt. Exp. College
Beltre, Frank LB 6-2 240 1 Towson
Shaw, Jarrod G 6-3 316 2 Tennessee
Thorpe, Neiko CB 6-2 185 2 Auburn

A quick look at Raiders free agents  (by Paul Gutierrez, ESPN)… the Raiders have some in-house decisions to make as they are scheduled to have 18 unrestricted free agents when free agency begins on March 11. And yes, Oakland will have $60-plus million in salary cap room to play with in free-agent season.  A look, then, at the Raiders’ own pending free agents… (read more)

A fit for McFadden with Jackson in Cincy?  (by Paul Gutierrez, ESPN)… Truly, over the course of Darren McFadden’s star-crossed six-year career with the Oakland Raiders, the only coach to get consistent production out of the running back was Hue Jackson. (read more)

Hue Jackson discusses his return to being an offensive coordinator  (95.7FM The Game)…Former Raiders HC and now the OC in Cincinatti, Hue Jackson, talks about his return to being an OC, the coaching carousel, and his love for DMC. (listen)

2014 NFL Draft: 5 RBs the Oakland Raiders Could Target  (by Gil Alcaraz IV,  Rant Sports)…With a class filled with potential playmakers, Oakland will have every opportunity to find a back ready to contribute behind Murray or whoever is starting next season.  …here’s a look at five runners the Raiders should seriously consider… (read more)

Oakland Raiders 2013 Player Evaluations: Terrelle Pryor  (by Sebastian Cosentino, Fanside/Sports Illustrated)…Knock him all you want, but one of the main reason the Raiders jumped to a 3-4 start to the season is because of this guy. He took the league by storm nearly upsetting the Colts in a week 1 loss that was pinned solely on Seabass and his ineptitude at making field goals this season and by beating a playoff team in the Chargers. (read more)

Jim Harbaugh, once a Raiders assistant, just keeps on winning, baby  (by Art Spander, Newsday)…His coaching career began with the Oakland Raiders, for Al Davis, 11 seasons ago. Only now, said Jim Harbaugh, in charge of the San Francisco 49ers, does he comprehend the mantra with which Davis approached football. (read more)

Jon Ritchie says the Super Bowl winner is playing in Seattle this weekend  (95.7FM The Game)…The former Raiders FB discussed the health of the 49ers FB’s going forward, and why Raider fans should root for the Broncos over the Patriots on Sunday. (listen)

Underclassmen Declared for 2014 NFL Draft  (Raiders.com)… Here is a look at the college underclassmen who have declared for the 2014 NFL Draft so far. (read more)

Raiders 2014 Opponent Capsules  (Raiders.com)… The Oakland Raiders 2014 opponents were determined, confirmed and announced recently. Take your first look at the match-ups with our opponent capsules. (read more)

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