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Oakland Raiders have a ton of cap space, and nobody knows what they'll use it on The Oakland Raiders haven't been the talk of the NFL very often in recent years, but they're clearly the league's most fascinating team with free agency approaching. While other teams are either up against the cap or have been using their money to re-sign free agents or set up deals with free agents who will officially hit the market Tuesday, the Raiders have been hoarding.
Oakland Raiders Free-Agency Tracker: Updated Signings, Rumors and Grades There are few teams with as many needs as the Oakland Raiders heading into the 2014 free-agency period. After all, Oakland has suffered through 11 straight non-winning seasons, and 4-12 marks the last two years. The Raiders are going to need a number of pieces to become competitive in the immediate future, especially with the Denver Broncos , San Diego Chargers and Kansas City Chiefs all coming ...
Oakland Raiders Rumors: Lamarr Houston Going to The Green Bay Packers? Oakland Raiders rumors will be buzzing all throughout the week as free agency opens up on Tuesday. No other team will be looking to do more in free agency than the Oakland Raiders. After a dismal 4-12 record last season, it’s more than a rumor that the Raiders need help everywhere. Financially, the Oakland Raiders... Read more » Oakland Raiders Rumors: Lamarr Houston Going to The Green Bay ...
Raiders have money to spend ALAMEDA, Calif. The Oakland Raiders have gone out of their way to warn fans they shouldnt expect a spending spree when free agency opens.
What price is right for Oakland Raiders? It’s New Year’s Day, Black Friday and the season premiere of "The Price is Right," all wrapped in one silver and black package, with Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie channeling his inner Bob Barker. Even if the Raiderettes were Barker’s Beauties and Oakland’s 17 scheduled unrestricted free agents were mixed and matched as the prizes in a showcase showdown, McKenzie has yet to show ...
NFL Nation Buzz: Oakland Raiders ESPN.com Raiders reporter Paul Gutierrez discusses Oakland's approach to free agency, including what might happen with Jared Veldheer and Lamarr Houston.
Buying or Selling: Latest Buzz on the Oakland Raiders' Free Agency Rumor Mill With more salary cap space to spend than any other NFL team, the Oakland Raiders should be the subject of many rumors leading up to and during the 2014 free agency period. Thus far, it has become clear that when it comes to leaking information, the new Raiders management regime is no different than the one prior, keeping as quiet as possible ahead of any moves to be made. Yet with so many ...
Jared Veldheer a hot commodity? While both Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie and coach Dennis Allen have said they want to retain left tackle Jared Veldheer, they are not the only ones interested in procuring his services. According to several reports, the Arizona Cardinals have made a big push for Veldheer, which would reunite him with former Raiders quarterback Carson Palmer. And while it is believed the ...
Oakland Raiders 2014 NFL Mock Draft Tracker What will the Oakland Raiders do in the 2014 NFL draft? Keep track of all the predictions made in our mock drafts leading up to Round 1 on May 8. We said: With more than $65 million in cap space, and positions to fill all over the roster, the Raiders are in desperate need of true playmakers.
In his first season with the Raiders, he helped take them to the AFL championship and was named the league's player of the year. Lamonica that season completed 220 of 425 passes for 3,228 yards and 30 touchdowns.
Although he completed only 10 of 24 passes in Oakland's 40-7 championship victory over the Houston Oilers, two went for touchdowns. Oakland then lost Super Bowl II to the Green Bay Packers 33-14.
Lamonica was named player of the year again in 1969 with very similar numbers: He completed 221 of 426 attempts for 3,302 yards and 32 touchdowns. However, the Raiders lost the AFL championship game 17-7 to the Kansas City Chiefs.
The AFL merged into the NFL in 1970 and Lamonica remained with the Raiders until his retirement after the 1974 season. For his career, he threw 1,288 completions in 2,601 attempts for 19,154 yards and 164 touchdowns. Lamonica also scored 14 rushing touchdowns.
He recently hosted an outdoor fishing show for Fox.