BUFORD, Goergia (CBS / AP) ― Richard Seymour is leading 33 of his Oakland teammates in workouts in suburban Atlanta — nearly 2,500 miles from the Raiders’ headquarters in Alameda.
The six-time Pro Bowl selection doesn’t want to change his team’s name to the Georgia Raiders.READ MORE: Volunteers Spread Out Across Bay Area for Annual Coastal Cleanup
Seymour lives in the metropolitan area, is paying some of the training costs and likes the easy access to Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.READ MORE: San Francisco Celebrates Rise of Lowrider Community With Car Show and Cruise
Quarterback Jason Campbell, running back Darren McFadden and receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey were on hand Tuesday, but free agents like Pro Bowl cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha weren’t expected to attend the four-day session.
Seymour, who signed a new two-year contract in February for $22.5 million guaranteed, said he felt responsible to gather players during the NFL lockout.MORE NEWS: San Francisco Schools, Public Health Dept. Partner to Provide Campus COVID Vaccinations
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