Oakland Raiders “Buy Back” Kamerion Wimbley’s Contract, But He Could Walk Anyway

February 23, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Kamerion Wimbley was perhaps one of the most underrated and least talked about additions to the Oakland Raiders this past season.
When the Raiders decided that their fast but undersized linebacking core was not playing well enough, they went out and traded for linebackers Kamerion Wimbley and Quentin Groves and drafted middle linebacker Rolando McClain. While McClain was the most talked about of this group, Wimbley was the player who made the biggest difference for the Raiders in 2010. 
Wimbley was acquired from the Cleveland Browns for a third-round draft pick and in his first season with the Raiders showed what a steal that trade was for the Raiders.
When he was first traded, coaches who routinely played the Browns were happy to see him go and during this offseason, members of the Raider Nation were happy to hear he was going to stay.
In 2010, Wimbley not only impressed with his stats, 58 tackles, one pass defended, one forced fumble and nine sacks,...

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