Raiders Blog and Q&A

News, observations and reader questions about the Oakland Raiders

July 22, 2008
Raiders add Wesley

Reports have the Raiders agreeing to a one-year deal with safety Greg Wesley, who was recently cut by Kansas City.

With Gibril Wilson's signing, the drafting of Tyvon Branch and the return of Jarrod Cooper, I don't see the need for another safety. Don't forget Michael Huff is still on the team, too.

Best case is Wesley is somehow reborn in Oakland and makes the team and is still a hard hitter.

Worst case is Wesley is this year's Donovin Darius - a veteran who is past his prime that the Raiders bring in to see that fact in person.

Wesley lost his starting job last season and fell further on the depth chart when the Chiefs drafted safety DaJuan Morgan.

--Jason Jones

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About Raiders Blog and Q&A

Matt Kawahara was born in Sacramento and attended McClatchy High School and UC Berkeley, where he wrote for the independent student paper The Daily Californian. He graduated from Cal in 2010 and started at The Sacramento Bee as a summer intern. He joined The Bee's sports staff in fall 2011.

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