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Raiders draft live blog, Day 3

3:49 Here are some highlights from Tom Cable’s post-draft address. Cable seemed a little beat but generally thrilled about his team’s moves. “The thing that is most important is we improved our team. We filled a lot of needs. That’s how you would categorize draft, a need-filled draft for the Oakland Raiders.” Where do you go with Russell? Campbell has said he believes he’s the starting QB. “We really never got into any of that. What it comes down to… Read More »

Raiders draft live blog

8:18 Here are some highlights from our first chat with offensive tackle Jared Veldheer. Q: You visited with Al, what was that like? A: It was a great honor to be able to meet a football legend like Mr. Davis. To be able to meet with the guy who put the league where it is today was a very special thing. He had said that he watched my tape and liked the way he played. He discussed with me how… Read More »

Raiders draft live blog!

8:09 And here’s some more McClain… Q: Can you clarify the Crohn’s disease story? A: Well basically, when I was in ninth grade I was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease, but after being took — being to the hospital the past few weeks and getting several tests done, my doctors at the University of Alabama, they don’t even think I have Crohn’s disease so I know I haven’t been affected. It’s never affected my play in practice or in a game… Read More »

McFadden as trade bait?

ESPN reporter Chris Mortensen said during an appearance on the ESPN Radio show “Mike and Mike in the Morning” this morning that Oakland running back Darren McFadden is among the veteran players who could be shopped around over the next three days.
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