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Rodger Saffold

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.”

CONNECT WITH KCBS–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)

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

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)

Raiders Agree To 5-Year Deal With Veteran Lineman Saffold

The Oakland Raiders have agreed to a five-year contract with offensive lineman Rodger Saffold and let left tackle Jared Veldheer leave through free agency for Arizona.

03/11/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 08: Tight end Vernon Davis #85 of the San Francisco 49ers makes a catch in the third quarter ahead of cornerback Sam Shields #37 of the Green Bay Packers at Candlestick Park on September 8, 2013 in San Francisco, California. The 49ers defeated the Packers 34-28. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

49ers Welcome Vernon Davis Back To Practice, Patrick Willis Still Out

While it’s hard to tell, the 49ers are slowly getting healthier. The long list of names on their injured report remains, but nothing to be alarmed about for the time being. St. Louis on the other hand is as healthy as can be heading into this pivotal game to stay out of the NFC West cellar.

09/25/2013