Oakland Raiders: Seven Players They Should Get Via Trade or FA

August 19, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

I have got to say that I am thrilled and am very positive about the direction our beloved Raiders are heading. However, there are a few guys who could help out and really push our team over the top. There really aren't too many glaring weaknesses that I can see. The few that I do see are as follows: better quality starters at C and RG, better No. 2 CB to play opposite Aso, and a veteran wide out to mentor our young wide receivers.
Please allow my reasoning behind these three areas that need improvement in my eyes. Samson Satele is too small and is not nearly strong enough to go up against 3-4 NTs. Current starting RG Cooper Carlisle is getting older and has lost a step. I am sure you all saw the sack Satele gave to Junior Saivii in the Dallas game, where Satele looked like a revolving door.
Even if he had held up against Saivii's rush, Carlisle would've given up a sack on that play because his guy straight bull-rushed him. I am very high on both Campbell and Veldheer, but I t...

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