Cornell Green: Amid NFL Free Agency, Oakland Raiders’ Tackle Is Out Of Town

March 9, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The former Raider and penalty-prone offensive tackle Cornell Green has signed a three-year, $9 million contract with the Buffalo Bills, according to Raiders beat writer Patrick Patterson.
Green was a favorite of head coach Tom Cable, but nobody can argue that his knucklehead penalties at the most inopportune times will not be missed.
This is just another step in the Al Davis youth movement. With the recent release of Justin Fargas, Javon Walker, and Greg Ellis, the Raiders roster just got significantly younger.
“I've been in the league 10 years now and one thing they’ve encouraged me to bring here is the leadership I do have," Green told Buffalobills.com. "I’ve been waiting for a long time to get this opportunity to be a leader and be an example for other guys. I’ve been a lot of places in my career. I’ve won a Super Bowl in Tampa so I bring some intangibles that a lot of guys don’t have right now because of their inexpe...

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