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  1. Benson Mayowa heads back to first NFL home

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Benson Mayowa's NFL career appears to be taking off, so it is fitting he's playing his next game where it all started. The Oakland Raiders claimed Mayowa off waivers in September from the Seattle Seahawks. The Raiders liked Mayo...

    Blog | October 30, 2014
  2. What to expect now that Tyvon Branch is on Raiders' injured reser...

    Bill Williamson

    The Oakland Raiders have made it official: Starting safety Tyvon Branch has been put on the injured reserve with a broken foot and safety Brandian Ross has been claimed off waivers from Miami. The Raiders cut Ross last month. Here are some thought...

    Blog | September 24, 2014
  3. Benson Mayowa gets fast playing time

    Bill Williamson

    One of the Oakland Raiders' bottom-of-the-roster decisions that stood out Sunday was the activation of defensive end Benson Mayowa. Mayowa was claimed last week off waivers from the Seattle Seahawks. In just a week, Mayowa proved to the Raiders' c...

    Blog | September 08, 2014
  4. Raiders claim DE Mayowa from Seattle

    Bill Williamson

    The Oakland Raiders have traded out one young front-seven defensive player for another. They claimed defensive end Benson Mayowa, who was cut Saturday, from the Seattle Seahawks. To make room for Mayowa, the Raiders cut linebacker Kaelin Burnett, ...

    Blog | August 31, 2014
  5. Raiders work on trench depth

    Bill Williamson

    As expected, the Oakland Raiders attempted to improve their thin roster through the waiver wire. With the trenches being a huge issue in the preseason, Oakland claimed defensive end Brian Sanford from Cleveland and guard Antoine McClain from Balti...

    Blog | September 01, 2013
  6. Raiders cut CB Chimdi Chekwa

    Bill Williamson

    Three in and three out for the Oakland Raiders. The Raiders claimed three players and cut three players, including cornerback Chimdi Chekwa, who was a fourth-round pick last year and who was expected to be in the playing mix this year. I expect Ch...

    Blog | September 01, 2012
  7. Could Scott Tolzien be claimed?

    Bill Williamson

    The San Diego Tribune put out an interesting nugget. It says it's no sure thing that undrafted rookie quarterback Scott Tolzien will make it onto the San Diego Chargers' practice squad. The paper thinks he could be claimed. It reports that the San...

    Blog | September 03, 2011
  8. Passing on Moss was right move by Raiders

    Bill Williamson

    In the end, the Oakland Raiders restrained themselves and did not put in a claim for receiver Randy Moss. The Raiders were considered a top candidate to claim Moss. They had the No. 14 waiver priority. However, Moss was awarded to Tennessee, which...

    Blog | November 03, 2010
  9. Is Moss about to become a Raider?

    Bill Williamson

    The buzz continues the Oakland Raiders may be one of the best candidates to put a claim on receiver Randy Moss, who was waived by Minnesota on Tuesday. We'll find out if Moss is claimed shortly after 4 p.m. Wednesday. The Raiders have consistently...

    Blog | November 03, 2010
  10. More AFC West movement

    Bill Williamson

    Posted by's Bill Williamson Here's some AFC West news: Denver Broncos The Broncos claimed safety Calvin Lowry from Tennessee. The Broncos need the depth there so it is not a surprise. Denver will cut defensive back Rod Rogers to make room ...

    Blog | August 31, 2008