John Henderson Signs with Raiders as Oakland Finally Creates a Legit Defense

June 11, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

For years the Raiders' interior D-line has been the biggest weakness of the Raiders defense, and because of that the Raiders have been in the bottom of the league in run defense.
Most recently they have plugged in players like Terdell Sands and Gerard Warren next to Tommy Kelly to no avail.
But now with the recent addition of John Henderson, things may finally be different. The Raiders may actually have a decent run defense now.
With other offseason additions like Kamerion Wimbley, Quentin Groves, Rolando McClain, and Lamarr Houston, the Raiders' front seven is finally looking fierce.
Also with the emergence of Desmond Bryant and signing undrafted rookie Kellen Heard, the Raiders actually have decent depth as well.
Heard will likely be demoted to the practice squad and given more time to develop.
As it stands right now, the starting D-line appears to be Richard Seymour, Tommy Kelly, John Henderson, and Lamarr Houston, with Desmond Bryant likely rotati...

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