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With Matt Flynn traded to the Raiders, the Seahawks need a quarterback to back up Russell Wilson. They’ve found one in Josh Portis. The team originally signed Portis as an undrafted rookie out of California (Pa.) University in 2011. Portis was on the ac
Share TweetRaiders quarterback Matt Flynn has been a backup on good teams for most of his career. Now he’s expected to be the starter on a bad team. But Flynn doesn’t see it that way. Shortly after his trade from the Seahawks to the Raiders became official, FlynShare TweetThe Raiders remained primarily in a defensive stance with regard to free agency Wednesday, announcing the signing of cornerback Tracy Porter. Porter, whose pending deal with the Raiders was reported by ESPN Tuesday, is the seventh defensive player added…Source: insidebayarea.com
Heyward-Bey signs with ColtsUpdated Apr 3 Share TweetThe Colts announced Monday night they agreed to terms with the former Oakland Raiders wide receiver, Darrius Heyward-Bey, the seventh overall pick in the 2009 draft. The contract terms have yet to be released, but is supposedly a one-year deal worth a m…Source: raidersgab.com
Raiders' Flynn eager for chance to startUpdated Apr 3 Share TweetRaiders' Flynn eager for chance to start Matt Flynn, on his first day in the new office in Alameda, sees the Raiders as a beautiful rebuilding project. The Cardinals sent a sixth-round pick (176th overall) to the Raiders in exchange for Palmer and Oakla…Source: sfgate.com
Don Banks: 2013 NFL Mock Draft 4.0Apr 3If you're a first-round quarterback hopeful in this year's draft, it wasn't a good week. Not at all. Several teams in the quarterback-desperate top 10 perhaps decided they won't be buyers in this year's first round. No. 3 Oakland went out and wisely tra…