Raider Reclamation 2010: Kamerion Wimbley

July 12, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Oakland Raiders are known for their reclamation projects. Any time the Raiders are doing well, there are one or more reclamation projects making big contributions. 
Former first round outside linebacker Kamerion Wimbley is a Raider reclamation project I am very excited about. Wimbley had 11 sacks in his rookie season. From there, his numbers fell to nine sacks in his next two years.
That happens when you become the only marked man on your defense. Opposing teams found it rather easy to game plan for him as no one else could hurt them.
Shawn Rogers only playes when it's not too hard on his lungs. Outside of Rogers, what other threat did the Cleveland Browns have? You can also put that together with the fact that Wimbley went from 4-3 defensive end to 3-4 outside linebacker.
In 2009, Wimbley came back with a solid season from his outside linebacker position. He posted 69 tackles, one pass defens...

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