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Revisiting Geno Smith to Raiders

Revisiting Geno Smith to Raiders Updated Feb 27, 2013
ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reported Wednesday that the Raiders are said to be interested in drafting West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith with the No. 3 pick. We discussed that topic on the blog last month and I made the case that it would be a bad idea. I
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  • Raiders Chatting With Mike Holmgren?

    Raiders Chatting With Mike Holmgren? Feb 27, 2013
    The Raiders have been talking to former Packers and Seahawks coach Mike Holmgren about a leadership position within the organization, Bill Williamson and John Clayton of ESPN report citing two sources. Holmgren would be a natural candidate because of hi…
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  • WIll Raiders take top O-lineman?

    WIll Raiders take top O-lineman? Feb 27, 2013
    Mid-week mail call: Jeff Harris from Wichita wants to know if Kansas City would have an interest in tight end Jermichael Finley if he is cut by Green Bay. Bill Williamson: If Finley is cut, I could see Kansas City having interest. The Chiefs just cut ti…
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Sports Columnists

  • Jim Trotter: Denver Broncos 2013 Offseason Preview

    Feb 27 is laying out offseason road maps for all 32 teams as they start their journey for the Lombardi Trophy -- two teams per day, from the teams that need the most work to contend in 2013 to the ones that are in pretty good shape. See them all.
  • Don Banks: 2013 NFL Mock Draft 2.0

    Feb 27
    We told you this year's draft was one of those exception-to-rule affairs, and the just-completed NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis seemed to confirm it. To wit:
  • Detroit Lions now $5M under cap with reworked deals

    Feb 27
    Detroit Lions center Dominic Raiola and wide receiver Nate Burleson accepted combined pay cuts of $5.55 million to help the Lions get under the salary cap.
  • Source: 49ers agree to trade Smith to Chiefs

    Feb 27
    The San Francisco 49ers have agreed to trade quarterback Alex Smith to the Kansas City Chiefs, league sources confirmed to ESPN.