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Jason LaCanfora of NFL Network reports that the Raiders have agreed to terms on a five-year contract with linebacker Kamerion Wimbley. He’ll earn $48 million, with $29 million guaranteed.
The San Francisco Chronicle reported Friday that left tackle Jared Gaither agreed to terms with the team, a report that was immediately disputed by his agent.
Oakland also filled their hole at quarterback, signing Trent Edwards.
Michael Huff is staying in Oakland. Huff, the safety whom the Raiders selected seventh overall in the 2006 NFL draft, has re-signed with the team.
Raiders wide receiver Jacoby Ford broke his hand last week in camp, with the Raiders initially saying he could be back in two weeks.
The Raiders also haven’t seen Darrius Heyward-Bey practice yet because of an undisclosed injury.
Oakland confirmed the signings of four offensive linemen, including a surprise return of center Samson Satele.
The Oakland Raiders have signed free agent LB Darryl Blackstock. The 6’3″, 240-pound Newport News, Virginia-native spent the 2010 season with the UFL’s Virginia Destroyers.
Raiders running back Darren McFadden, a first-rounder in 2008 who had a breakout season in 2010, will have to wait a while to build on his success from last season. Per Steve Corkran of InsideBayArea.com, McFadden is expected to miss “two weeks or so” after suffering a fractured orbital bone.
It didn’t take long for the Raiders to replace Zach Miller. The team signed Kevin Boss, the next best free agent tight end available this offseason.
Restricted free agent running back Michael Bush has re-signed with the Oakland Raiders.
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After the signings of this past week what position do the Raiders still need to address?
A. Offensive Line
B. Wide Receiver
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