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  1. McKenzie's draft plan off to rocky start

    Bill Williamson

    Reggie McKenzie has often said his plan to bring the Oakland Raiders back to relevance is through the draft. For a team that has been in salary-cap jail and that hasn't had a winning record in 11 years, the draft is the way to go. However, this w...

    Blog | September 01, 2013
  2. AFC West salary-cap checkpoint

    Bill Williamson

    At this point of the offseason, salary-cap totals don't mean nearly as much as they did three months ago. But I know there is always interest in cap numbers -- so, thanks to the invaluable John Clayton, I have gotten ahold of the latest figure for ea...

    Blog | June 19, 2013
  3. Raiders healing process starts for real in '14

    Bill Williamson

    The Oakland Raiders' salary-cap troubles have been well documented. But after paying the price for years of wild spending, the Raiders will be paroled from salary-cap jail. Next year, after shedding several contracts and being unable to build thei...

    Blog | April 04, 2013
  4. AFC West teams: NFL salary cap update

    Bill Williamson

    Via the great John Clayton, I have some updated NFL salary cap numbers for each AFC West team. Remember, the salary cap is always fluid, so this is more of a guide of where each team stands as free agency moves to the second phase. Denver Broncos ...

    Blog | March 18, 2013
  5. Raiders lose TE Brandon Myers

    Bill Williamson

    The reality of the Oakland Raiders' salary-cap issues struck again Saturday when tight end Brandon Myers signed with the New York Giants. The Raiders have seen several good, young players leave the team during free agency. Myers had 79 catches and...

    Blog | March 16, 2013
  6. Raiders forced into tough decisions

    Bill Williamson

    There is no doubt the Oakland Raiders are in a tough spot. For the second straight year the Raiders are facing a tough salary-cap situation because of wild, irresponsible spending by the previous regime. The result is a second year of tough decisi...

    Blog | March 12, 2013
  7. Raiders creating more cap room

    Bill Williamson

    The Oakland Raiders gained significant salary-cap room by restructuring the deal of safety Tyvon Branch, according to the Contra Costa Times.The savings is expected to be about $4.3 million, according to ESPN's John Clayton. The Raiders had less than...

    Blog | March 07, 2013
  8. Palmer will have say in contract talks

    Bill Williamson

    One of the Oakland Raiders' most pressing issues in the coming days is to address the contract of quarterback Carson Palmer as they try to get under the salary cap. Oakland is trying to redo the contract of the 33-year-old quarterback who was acqu...

    Blog | March 04, 2013
  9. McKenzie discusses cap situation

    Bill Williamson

    INDIANAPOLIS -- The good news for Reggie McKenzie is this year's salary-cap situation is not as bad as last year when he took over the Oakland Raiders. The bad news is the Raiders are still nowhere near where McKenzie wants to be regarding the sal...

    Blog | February 22, 2013
  10. Eight in the Box: Biggest cap casualty

    Bill Williamson

    Welcome to Eight in the Box, an NFL Nation feature that will appear each Friday during the offseason. This week's topic: Who will be each team's biggest salary-cap casualty this offseason? Denver Broncos: There aren't many players in Denver who ar...

    Blog | February 22, 2013
  11. What to do with Darrius Heyward-Bey?

    Bill Williamson

    The Oakland Raiders are over the salary cap, and will likely have to cut some players to help get under the cap. Defensive tackle Tommy Kelly is a top candidate to be cut, and quarterback Carson Palmer, who is due to make more than $13 million, wi...

    Blog | February 05, 2013
  12. Raiders need to blitz Rivers

    Bill Williamson

    The Oakland Raiders need to prove they can become a good pass-rushing team in multiple sets, especially with the salary-cap dumping of linebacker Kamerion Wimbley. Oakland has a strong front four and it can create a good pass-rushing push. Monday ...

    Blog | September 07, 2012
  13. Raiders beef up O-line with familiar face

    Bill Williamson

    When the Oakland Raiders cut guard Cooper Carlisle last week in a salary-cap move, they told his agent they wanted him back. They stuck to their word and have re-signed Carlisle. It will be interesting to see what they are going to do with him....

    Blog | March 19, 2012
  14. Raiders address depth issues

    Bill Williamson

    The Oakland Raiders have joined the free-agent pickup party. After cutting seven players in salary-cap dumps, Oakland added former St. Louis cornerback Ronald Bartell and former Houston guard Mike Brisiel on Friday. Let's be frank. These signin...

    Blog | March 16, 2012
  15. Oakland Raiders sign CB Ronald Bartell, G Mike Brisiel

    Bill Williamson

    The Raiders signed former St. Louis Rams cornerback Ronald Bartell to a one-year deal.

    Story | Conversation | March 16, 2012
  16. Chiefs looking at another Oakland discard

    Bill Williamson

    Will another salary-cap casualty in Oakland end up in Kansas City? NFL Network's Jason La Canfora is reporting that tight end Kevin Boss will visit the Kansas City Chiefs. He was cut by the Oakland Raiders this week as the team purged big salaries...

    Blog | March 14, 2012