Oakland Raiders May Still Find DL Hel...

Oakland Raiders May Still Find DL Help by Signing FA Scott Vallone

There are 6 comments on the BleacherReport story from May 2, 2013, titled Oakland Raiders May Still Find DL Help by Signing FA Scott Vallone. In it, BleacherReport reports that:

The Oakland Raiders were ranked No. 18 in rushing defense in 2012 , surrendering nearly 1,900 yards and watching their opponents cross the goal line no less than 18 times.

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Mr Raider

United States

#1 May 3, 2013
Why not dwight freeney?.
NJ raider 1

Philadelphia, PA

#2 May 3, 2013
Mr Raider wrote:
Why not dwight freeney?.
I can guarantee it has to do with dining our draft picks 1st, & 2nd Freeney sucks at stopping the run. He only has 1 move on pass rush, & spinning at the LOS, turning your back to the line is far from a good thing. He may not get picked up until training camp when coaches see talent they got in draft picks &UDFA. Even then IMO, he will be no more than a 3rd down pass rusher

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Since: May 07

Some West Texas County

#3 May 3, 2013
Does anybody besides me realize that we are without a starting Free Safety?
Lateef Cooks

Simi Valley, CA

#4 May 3, 2013
Well we didn't go after those other available guys in the draft cause we are trying to money ball this situation and build through the draft. We only need one more Hog iin the middle anyways. I would've loved to see it come from the draft but I think Mckenzie's plan is going as scheduled. Don't be surprised if you see one or more of these practice team players appear on the starting d-line

Since: Jan 11

Phoenix, AZ

#5 May 6, 2013
Usama Young is likely penciled in, no? Or Reggie Smith from Oklahoma? Kind of makes me wish the Giants would give us back that kid from Michigan State we drafted a few years back... god he looks awesome now.

NJ raider 1

Newark, NJ

#6 May 6, 2013
I think Ross will more play than Usama Young. Only because we're playing a hybrid defense &, Ross is a hybrid DB. More adept in playing man coverage, & that's a necessity in a hybrid defense for the FA
FS position. I love what RM is doing with the team as far as the pieces he's bringing in to compete. Now it's up to DA to put the best product on the field, & that will be very interesting concerning Flynn & Pryor, the FS position, & who will start on the D-line.

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