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  1. McKenzie continues to show he's the boss

    Bill Williamson

    ESPN's Adam Schefter is reporting that the Oakland Raiders are cutting tight end Kevin Boss. Boss signed a four-year, $16 million dollar deal last summer with $6 million in guaranteed money. This move is another indication of major change in the l...

    Blog | March 12, 2012
  2. Schefter: Kevin Boss is a Raider

    Bill Williamson

    ESPN's Adam Schefter is reporting the Oakland Raiders have come to a terms with New York Giants tight end Kevin Boss on a four-year, $16 million deal. He will replace Pro Bowl tight end Zach Miller, who stung the Raiders by signing with the Seahaw...

    Blog | August 05, 2011
  3. Raiders absorb another huge hit

    Bill Williamson

    The 2011 Oakland Raiders season is not over before it started, but there is no denying the team's outlook is a lot less hopeful than it was the day the lockout ended. Arguably no other team has suffered as many high-profile hits in free agency as ...

    Blog | August 02, 2011
  4. Tough ending to great era in Oakland

    Bill Williamson

    This has to be a difficult day in the Raider Nation. It lost its best player in an agonizingly long departure. In the end, Nnamdi Asomugha -- arguably the best cornerback in the NFL and, by far, the top free-agent prize of 2011 -- departs the O...

    Blog | July 29, 2011
  5. Raiders could be in bad salary-cap spot

    Bill Williamson

    On one hand, Oakland Raiders' owner Al Davis deserves credit for being proactive prior to the lockout and signing several players to extensions. However, there were built-in risks. Davis committed a load of money to 2011 without knowing the salary...

    Blog | June 24, 2011
  6. AFC West labor impact

    Bill Williamson

    A team-by-team look at how a continued labor impasse and extended NFL freeze on transactions would affect the division: Denver Broncos: A long labor impasse would stunt the development of second-year quarterback Tim Tebow. Like all young quarterba...

    Blog | March 11, 2011
  7. What Oakland's big spending means

    Bill Williamson

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Give the Oakland Raiders credit. They have a plan, and they are executing it. It is very clear who the Raiders -- who had 26 potential free agents, the second most in the league -- have decided are their top priorities to bring bac...

    Blog | February 24, 2011
  8. Keeping Nnamdi Asomugha just got harder

    Bill Williamson

    INDIANAPOLIS -- The Oakland Raiders are revealing their offseason priorities. A week after giving defensive tackle Richard Seymour a huge deal, the Raiders have given a cornerback another big-money contract. But not that cornerback. Oakland has...

    Blog | February 24, 2011
  9. Leading Questions: AFC West

    Bill Williamson

    With the offseason in full swing, let's take a look at one major question facing each AFC West team as it begins preparations for the 2011 season: DENVER BRONCOS Will the Broncos get enough defensive help? Many Denver fans want to know if ...

    Blog | February 21, 2011
  10. Keeping Richard Seymour has its price

    Bill Williamson

    On one hand, the Oakland Raiders deserve a lot of credit for being proactive during this turbulent NFL time and securing a key part of their future. Oakland had to keep Richard Seymour. The Raiders owe New England the No. 17 overall pick in the Ap...

    Blog | February 16, 2011
  11. Will Oakland franchise Zach Miller?

    Bill Williamson

    Are the Oakland Raiders going to risk losing Richard Seymour? is reporting the Raiders are planning on giving the franchise tag to tight end Zach Miller, and not Seymour. Franchising Miller is not a horrible option. He is a terrific, young...

    Blog | February 10, 2011
  12. Who should Oakland re-sign?

    Bill Williamson

    The Oakland Raiders received some potentially troubling news with the development that the contract of superstar cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha has unexpectedly voided, making him a free agent who the Raiders can't give the franchise tag to. This news...

    Blog | January 10, 2011