In life, you mark your progress as you achieve your goals, setting milestones along the way. In that regard, Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie is no different as he caught up with J.T. “The Brick” on the Raiders’ flagship station 95.7 “The Game”; giving us anÂ updateÂ on the state of the team.
The NFL has gone out of its way in recent years to limit celebrations after player’s score touchdowns. Most of the times, a yellow flag has been thrown and a $12,000 fine imposed afterward, but that might change this week.
PFF ranks Raiders’ tackle Donald Penn as one of the NFL’s elites. Donald Penn’s dominant season for the Oakland Raiders continues to be analyzed, as PFF recently shared via Twitter. The sheer dominance of Penn’s 2016 campaign continues to impress as the numbers suggest he’s one of the elite blockers in the NFL right now. …
Ask any Oakland Raiders fan about general manager Reggie McKenzie and they’ll tell you he seems to have the uncanny ability to pluck talented players out of a seemly vast ocean of “forgotten” rookies. Think Jalen Richard and Seth Roberts to name a couple, both of whom made a significant impact for the Silver and Black on the field and will have the opportunity continue to do so in 2017.
Thomas played safety for the Sooners and was a three-year starter and team captain displaying both talent and leadership qualities. Moreover, he finished his career with 174 total tackles, 79 assists, and four interceptions. He also was an All-Big 12 pick his junior season and an honorable mention the following year.
It didn’t take long following the end of the NFL draft for Anthony Cioffi, a star safety for the Rutgers’ Scarlet Knights, to find a home. On Saturday, following the conclusion of the NFL Draft, Cioffi signed with the Oakland Raiders as a priority free agent. The term â€œhard work” was not invisible for this Springfield native, who was known for continually improving himself on and off the field.