San Francisco selected the defensive back from Northern Illinois with the 30th pick in the NFL draft Thursday night, and are ready to give him a chance to play as the third cornerback in nickel formations.
The Oakland Raiders picked Khalil Mack from Buffalo with the fifth pick in the National Football League Draft Thursday evening.
It’s the second week of May, and the NFL Draft is finally about to take place.
Most teams are looking at this week’s NFL draft with a sense of optimism and rebirth. Raider fans know better. The draft has crushed the hopes of Raider Nation perhaps more than any other team. Don’t believe me?
Texas A&M QB Johnny Manziel is reportedly in Oakland to meet with Raiders management.
The Oakland Raiders have reportedly signed quarterback Matt Schaub in a trade with the Houston Texans. “(The Raiders) have to see if he’s really done and there’s no more gas in the tank, or if a change of scenery will bring him back to the old Matt Schaub,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew.
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.
“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.
SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – NFL veterans Michael Vick, Champ Bailey and Devin Hester reportedly won’t be re-signed by their respective teams – the Eagles, the Broncos and the Bears. John Madden discounts rumors that Vick […]
Michael Sam, the Missouri defensive end who publicly announced Sunday that he is gay, is projected as a mid-round NFL draft choice. John Madden said teams will begin evaluating Sam the same way. “Can he make your team, can he play for you, can he be a starter,” Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew.