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Carson Palmer isn’t sure what will happen in Oakland

Carson Palmer isn’t sure what will happen in Oakland

profootballtalk.com Updated Mar 5, 2013
Last month, Raiders G.M. Reggie McKenzie told Pro Football Talk there will be competition at the quarterback position.  Which could open the door for Terrelle Pryor. And close it for Carson Palmer. With a $13 million base salary in 2013, the cap-strappe…
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  • Mitchell could return in 2013

    Mitchell could return in 2013

    insidebayarea.com Mar 5, 2013
    The Raiders apparently aren’t bent on purging everything associated to owner Al Davis in 2013. Safety Mike Mitchell, widely regarded as a major reach as a second-round pick (No. 47 overall) in the 2009 draft, is cautiously optimistic about returning to
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  • Jackson says Al Davis wanted him as his GM

    Jackson says Al Davis wanted him as his GM

    In an interesting read from Sports Illustrated’s Jim Trotter, former Raiders coach Hue Jackson said late owner Al Davis offered him a general manager role long before Reggie McKenzie assumed the role at the behest of Davis’ successor, son Mark. Of cou
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  • Report: Raiders meeting with veteran DL

    Report: Raiders meeting with veteran DL

    The Raiders reportedly are about to jump in the mix for the services of veteran defensive lineman Cullen Jenkins, which makes sense given Jenkins’ connection to Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie. Jenkins was released by the Philadelphia Eagles las
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  • Possible comings and goings in Oakland

    Possible comings and goings in Oakland

    ESPN.com Mar 5, 2013
    The NFL Network reported that former Eagles defensive tackle Cullen Jenkins will visit the Raiders. He is visiting several teams. This may be the highest bidder type of deal, so if the Raiders value Jenkins, they may be able to get him. With Tommy Kelly…
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  • Brandon Myers: It looks like I’m leaving Raiders

    Brandon Myers: It looks like I’m leaving Raiders

    profootballtalk.com Mar 5, 2013
    The overall performance of the Raiders offense led to offensive coordinator Greg Knapp’s firing after one year on the job, but the year wasn’t without any highlights. Tight end Brandon Myers had 79 catches, the most of any Raider tight end since the d
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  • Myers thinks he may wind up elsewhere

    Myers thinks he may wind up elsewhere

    insidebayarea.com Mar 5, 2013
    Raiders tight end Brandon Myers happened to have the best season of his career just as his contract expired. Myers had an exquisite sense of timing with quarterback Carson Palmer and his 79 receptions (or 806 yards) were the most by any Raiders receiver…
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  • Raiders' Brisiel agrees to pay cut

    Raiders' Brisiel agrees to pay cut

    sfgate.com Mar 5, 2013
    Raiders' Brisiel agrees to pay cut San Francisco Chronicle Copyright 2013 San Francisco Chronicle. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 11:21 pm, Monday, March 4, 2013 The zone-blocking …
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  • Jim Trotter: Hue Jackson left wondering what derailed a once promising fut…

    Mar 5
    This is not the Hue Jackson most football fans have come to know. He is seated on the edge of his king bed in a downtown Indianapolis hotel room, the smell of onions from room service heavy in the air. He is talking softly and slowly -- a strong contras…
  • Peter King: Kuechly goes back to school; Chiefs break from Pioli's way; ma…

    Mar 5
    We interrupt the never-ending hype for NFL free agency (when, by the way, is the last time a great free agent class led a team deep into that season's playoffs?) to talk about 15 weeks that no one ever talks about. But people should.