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  1. Possible Raiders' salary-cap casualties

    Bill Williamson

    Over the next several weeks the Oakland Raiders will make decision on what players they will keep or cut. The 2015 calendar starts March 10. The Raiders have more than $49 million in salary cap room and they have a chance to gain much by cutting sev...

    Blog | January 23, 2015
  2. Early Raiders free-agency fits

    Bill Williamson

    Free agency is going to be interesting when it comes to the Oakland Raiders. They could have up to $70 million in salary-cap room this offseason, which would be an NFL record. But we don't know what that means. Last year the Raiders had more than ...

    Blog | January 12, 2015
  3. Oakland Raiders' look ahead to free agency

    Bill Williamson

    With an 0-4 start, it may not be too early for the Oakland Raiders to start thinking about next year. The Raiders so far have not gotten much from the $60 million-plus in salary cap room they had. But they will have the chance to be spenders again...

    Blog | October 03, 2014
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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