Tracy Porter's Deal with Oakland Raid...

Tracy Porter's Deal with Oakland Raiders Possibly a Blunder by Reggie McKenzie

There are 6 comments on the BleacherReport story from Apr 4, 2013, titled Tracy Porter's Deal with Oakland Raiders Possibly a Blunder by Reggie McKenzie. In it, BleacherReport reports that:

The Oakland Raiders have been busy in the 2013 NFL offseason. Whether they have been losing players, signing players or trading draft picks and players, Reggie McKenzie and his front office have made a lot of moves so far in 2013.

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raiderfaith

United States

#1 Apr 4, 2013
We can only speculate. But I think you answered it in your article. We will have more cap space next year. Plus it gives us the option to let him walk if he gets injured again. I hope he doesn't, but its nice to have that flexibility.
Mr Raider

Mesa, AZ

#2 Apr 4, 2013
Quick question.. Who you guys hoping are Raiders draft this year?. I keep seeing shariff floyd, is he that good?. Who does he remind you guys of?. I personally would trade down!. To get a dline player on are 1st pick then with the trade get the second round pick to get a CB or a FS
raiderfaith

United States

#3 Apr 4, 2013
We have a lot of areas that need addressing. Trading down might be difficult due to the lack of"top tier" players in draft. i don't know much about the group of players coming in this year. Just going on what I have read. I know most of our D needs addressing. Dline and dB's especially. Porter was a good pick up. But we need depth. It likely won't all happen in one season.
NJ raider 1

Baltimore, MD

#4 Apr 4, 2013
Sheriff Floyd is that good, yes. I think RM is going to shock everyone next month in the draft. I don't think he will draft a corner.Adams pplayed great while healthy last year. I think Porter and Adams are our starters. Chekwa & Jones/Ross our back ups. I think RM will bring back Hanson because he's cheap & plays the nickel pretty good. Ross can also play safety, both fs & as, but that's the area we need the most help. As it stands besides Ross the only other safety we have on roster is Branch. I think we have 6 corners & only 1 true safety. McKenzie will take a couple hybrid safeties to fit Allen's multiple scheme. You don't need shut down corners to run a dominate zone defense, but you need play making safeties versatile enuff to make the scheme work. At the least we need 3 more safeties, 1 starter & 2 hybrid back ups. I'm beginning to buy in on RM philosophy. It's not as much the players as it is the scheme & getting players to buy in. Look at all the top defenses in the league, they all have very good safeties & corners that may not be great but plays well in space.
Laughing Bear Fan

Denver, CO

#5 Apr 4, 2013
Get Tavon Austin, he's a difference maker
Mr Raider

Mesa, AZ

#6 Apr 4, 2013
Tavon austin is a beast!!.. He would make are offense way better!!. If we were to trade down around 4-13th pick, we could pick tavon austin and then get a cb in the second round with the trade. That wouldnt be a bad idea, tavon austin is just a freak!!..Thats just one option with are 1st rounder. I hope shariff floyd is a beast!. From what i read he sounds GOOD!

Gooooo Raiders!

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