The Oakland Raiders signed former Green Bay Packers receiver James Jones to a three year deal Monday.
Cal Poly, the winner of the Big West conference title despite a 13-19 record, won a play-in spot in the NCAA tournament and will face Texas Southern Tuesday.
After a disappointing first day in the market, the Raiders Thursday signed two free agents, defensive end Justin Tuck and linebacker LaMarr Woodley, both seen as top pass rushers in the NFL.
“You wish it didn’t happen,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew. “You make a deal like that and you decide that’s the player you want (and) you hope the heck that he’s physically sound.”
With more money to spend under the salary cap than any other team, the Raiders appeared to do little to improve on the first day of free agency Tuesday.
“The Raiders have more salary cap money than any other team, so they’re going to, in theory I guess, be able to get a lot more on the free agent market than any other team in the league,” Madden told the KCBS morning crew.
Michael Vick, released by the Philadelphia Eagles, may or may not find a starting quarterback position elsewhere. But some NFL analysts speculate he’ll end up as a backup QB, perhaps on a team like the 49ers.
Dr. Frank Jobe, whose Tommy John surgery has saved the careers of numerous athletes, died in Santa Monica Thursday at age 88.
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After three years as a 49er and two as the starting quarterback who led the team to two NFC Championship games and a Super Bowl, Colin Kaepernick is reportedly looking for a pay increase to around $18 million a year.