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Raiders 2013 Roster Raises Questions About GM McKenzie

There are 11 comments on the BleacherReport story from Sep 2, 2013, titled Raiders 2013 Roster Raises Questions About GM McKenzie. In it, BleacherReport reports that:

Reggie McKenzie has been applauded for getting Oakland's financial books in order, and rightfully so considering the budget disaster he inherited after being hired as general manager nearly 20 months ago.

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“RaiderNation of Domination”

Since: May 07

Some West Texas County

#1 Sep 2, 2013
I really think he needs one more year to be fair. I didn't read the article but I can see this as a point of concern. Right now he's just trying to get things his way in the office.
Mr Raider

Whittier, CA

#2 Sep 2, 2013
Yea u can say he probally needs another year because were finally gonna have money for next years free agency.
The Autumn Wind

United States

#3 Sep 2, 2013
I agree gentlemen.
Red and Gold

United States

#4 Sep 2, 2013
What is that foul odor? McKenzies Raiders.
Issac Lee

Houston, TX

#5 Sep 2, 2013
That's the first time I've ever heard of a guy named "Reggie" getting somebody's financial books in order.
touchdowntimmybr own

Diamond Bar, CA

#6 Sep 3, 2013
the only thing i really really didn't like so far personnel wise was losing our pick bass to the bears. didn't like that, i thought he was showing some good things this preseason.
RaiderFaith

Garner, NC

#7 Sep 3, 2013
I agree. I think they did with hopes of signing him to the practice squad. But the Bears snagged him.
touchdowntimmybrown wrote:
the only thing i really really didn't like so far personnel wise was losing our pick bass to the bears. didn't like that, i thought he was showing some good things this preseason.

“Undertaker Raiders Simona S”

Since: Apr 11

The Blackhole

#8 Sep 3, 2013
That really was dumb but I think it was more because we needed depth elsewhere but I think I would've let Jack Crawford go over Bass
wiscraider

Eau Claire, WI

#9 Sep 3, 2013
Bass and Wilson are then two I hated to see go... Bass in my estimation looked the best upfront on th D-line this preseason...Wilson had nice upside, hope we get him on practice squad!!!

“RAIDERS 2015--JUST WIN BABY!”

Since: Jul 11

Michigan

#10 Sep 4, 2013
Reggie is doing fine. Given the financial mess, I think he has done pretty well. Give him 3-5 years to prove what he can do WHEN HE ACTUALLY HAS MONEY TO WORK WITH. If he doesn't work out after that, then the next GM will have a much better situation to come in and "make a difference". Reggie makes the tough decisions for 3 years and takes the blame.....It's a Win-Win for the Raiders organization.

As far as Reggie's draft picks--time will tell.

Tarver is the one who's A$$ is on the chopping block. Even with his hands tied, Reggie managed to assemble a pretty good looking Defense for this season. If our 'D' doesn't look better and manage to stop our opponents from putting up 30+ points, Tarver (and indirectly Dennis Allen) is to blame.

Our offense last season was averaging 21+ points per game under Carson Palmer. If our 'D' could hold opponents to 20 or fewer, we could have made the playoffs.....or at least won 7 or 8 games.
Captain Canada

Brandon, Canada

#11 Sep 4, 2013
Yeah, I'm guessing that an extra 60 million in cap space next year will come in handy.

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