Raiders Blog and Q&A

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March 25, 2010
McNabb to Raiders? Things that make you go, hmmmmm...(UPDATE!!!)

PFT is reporting that a proposed trade for Donovan McNabb would include three-time Pro Bowl cornerback Asante Samuel to the Raiders for...(drum roll, please) two-time Pro Bowler Nnamdi Asomugha and his massive contract.

Now, this report/rumor could be nothing more then someone throwing some mud on the wall and seeing what sticks, but, I kinda like it...

What say you, Raider Nation?


So, those gale force rumor winds that had the Raiders kicking the tires on Donovan McNabb have been replaced by a twister out of St. Louis that has the Rams actually making an offer to Philadelphia for the five-time Pro Bowl quarterback's services.

This after reports broke in the morning that the Raiders were the Buford T. Justice - in hot pursuit - in the McNabb sweepstakes at the NFL owners meetings in Orlando.

McNabb in Oakland is an intriguing possibility, given that his work ethic would far surpass that of JaMarcus Russell and his experience blows away that of Bruce Gradkowski.

Still, should McNabb, who turns 34 on Nov. 25 and has a lot of tread on his tires, be dealt to the Raiders, he'd have to come with an open mind and not a woe-is-me attitude for it to even have a chance of succeeding. Maybe he could have a chat with Richard Seymour?

In any event, the offensive line has to be upgraded, no matter WHO is under center.


Seems that Blanco is the only Bay Area writer at the meetings in Florida and his Blog today had an interesting give-and-take with Tom Cable.

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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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