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Justin Tuck #91 of the New York Giants looks on against the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium on December 8, 2013 in San Diego. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Big Name Signings Are Nice, But Raiders Need More

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.

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Rodger Saffold of the St. Louis Rams. (NFL via Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Free Agent’s Failed Physical Is A Step Back For Raiders

“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.”

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Rodger Saffold #76 of the St. Louis Rams blocks against the Washington Redskins at the Edward Jones Dome on October 2, 2011. (Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Free Agent Signee Saffold Fails Physical, Won’t Play For Raiders

The Oakland Raiders were dealt a setback on Wednesday in their plans to rebuild the struggling franchise when offensive lineman Rodger Saffold failed a physical one day after agreeing to a $42.5 million, five-year contract.

03/13/2014

Rodger Saffold #76 of the St. Louis Rams blocks against the Washington Redskins at the Edward Jones Dome on October 2, 2011. (Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Saffold Fails Physical After Agreeing To Deal With Raiders

The Oakland Raiders were dealt a setback on Wednesday in their plans to rebuild the struggling franchise when offensive lineman Rodger Saffold failed a physical one day after agreeing to a $42.5 million, five-year contract.

03/12/2014

Raiders Darren McFadden, Marcel Reece

Daily Madden: Raiders Need More Help Than Free Agents Can Offer

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.

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Jonathan Martin. (Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

49ers Acquire Jonathan Martin From Dolphins

Jonathan Martin, the offensive tackle who accused a Miami Dolphins teammate of bullying, was traded to the San Francisco 49ers on Tuesday night and will be reunited with his college coach, Jim Harbaugh.

03/11/2014

Carlos Rogers #22 of the San Francisco 49ers runs back an interception during their game against the New York Giants at Candlestick Park on November 13, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

49ers Release CB Carlos Rogers, Add S Antoine Bethea, Backup QB Blaine Gabbert

The San Francisco 49ers have released cornerback Carlos Rogers after three seasons, an expected cost-cutting move as the NFL’s free agency period begins.

03/11/2014

Kicker Phil Dawson #9 of the San Francisco 49ers kicks a 55-yard field goal against the Kansas City Chiefs during the first half on August 16, 2013 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Peter Aiken/Getty Images)

Kicker Dawson Expected To Return For 49ers, ‘Hitner’ Appears Headed To Cleveland

Veteran kicker Phil Dawson says he’s returning to the San Francisco 49ers for the 2014 season.

03/11/2014

Donte Whitner #31 of the San Francisco 49ers.  (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: The Free Agency Scramble Begins

“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.

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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - OCTOBER 06: Michael Vick #7 of the Philadelphia Eagles carries the ball during the first half against the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium on October 6, 2013 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Is Michael Vick A Good Fit For The 49ers?

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.

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