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Evening AFC West notesCBS Sports believes the Raiders will place the franchise tag on punter Shane Lechler. They very well could, but Lechler will be 37 this summer. His production slipped a bit last season and he was dealing with injuries. Plus, the Raiders like Marquette K…Upvote Share Tweet
‘Shutdown Corner’ offseason TPS report: Oakland Raidersyahoo.com Updated Feb 14, 2013Over the next few weeks, "Shutdown Corner" will pay homage to "Office Space" (TPS reports) as we take a quick look back at each team's 2012 season and a look at what lies ahead for the 2013 offseason. We continue in the AFC West with…Upvote Share Tweet
Takeo Spikes showed off his tackling skillsIt will be interesting to see whether the new brass in San Diego wants to bring back linebacker Takeo Spikes for a 16th NFL season. Spikes’ efficiency in 2012 shows it might be a good idea for the Chargers to ask him to return. According to Pro FootballUpvote Share Tweet
Chat wrap: Setting the LT FA marketHere are some highlights from our AFC West chat, which was held earlier Thursday: Denver Chad from Mile High: Is the Clady deal going to get done? His demands are obviously going to be higher than 10 mil a year considering he turned down the 5 yr 50 mil…Upvote Share TweetTim Keown, in an ESPN.com piece, makes the case for South Carolina defensive end prodigy Jadeveon Clowney to be eligible for this year’s draft. Problem is, the NFL won’t allow it. Clowney is not eligible for the draft until next year. I’m sure the KUpvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Updated Feb 14, 2013Over the next few weeks, "Shutdown Corner" will pay homage to "Office Space" (TPS reports) as we take a quick look back at each team's 2012 season and a look at what lies ahead for the 2013 offseason. We now move to the AFC West and …Upvote Share TweetPlease join me for our AFC West chat at 2 p.m. ET Thursday. I look forward to chatting with you.Upvote Share TweetI wonder if this is the year Tracy Porter will be an Oakland Raider. Last year, Porter seemed like a possible Oakland target. He was a cornerback, which was Oakland’s greatest need and he Oakland head coach Dennis Allen was his position coach in New OrlUpvote Share Tweet