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Gang Green Nation Sep 17, 2014

How Has Breno Giacomini Done?

One of the story lines this offseason was that the Oakland Raiders gave RT Austin Howard a ton of money to join them and switch positions to OG. The only time I've noticed Howard this season was when he was late to block Quinton Coples: After Howard left, GM John Idzik signed RT Breno Giacomini, from the Seattle Seahawks. Many people decried this move as a downgrade, and that the team should have kept Howard. Perhaps they're right, and Howard would have done better. However, after two games, I think any notion that Giacomini is a weak link on the offensive line should be put to rest. In...
Gang Green Nation Sep 6, 2014

Oakland Raiders Austin Howard: 'New York Jets Can Be Pushed Around'

Opening weekend wouldn't be the same without a bit of verbiage. There were a few interesting comments in the San Jose Mercury News from a former Jet ahead of the game this Sunday as Austin Howard opened up on what it will be like to travel back to New Jersey to face his former team mates: "This will be a good evaluator for where we are as a team," Howard said. "But I believe we can go up there and push them around a little bit." Howard obviously left the Jets to sign with the Oakland Raiders this pre-season, signing a 5 year $30 million deal. Although he had a solid year in New York in...
Baltimore Beatdown Sep 1, 2014
Ravens sign offensive lineman Marcel Jones to practice squad

Ravens sign offensive lineman Marcel Jones to practice squad

Jones was a seventh-round pick by New Orleans in 2012. The Ravens rounded out their practice squad on Monday by signing offensive lineman Marcel Jones to the 10-player group. Jones was selected in the seventh round out of Nebraska by the New Orleans Saints in the 2012 NFL draft. He's yet to appear in a regular-season game, however. After two seasons in New Orleans, the Saints waived Jones this past Saturday as they got down to 53 players on their active roster. Jones is a big lineman at 6-foot-7, 320 pounds that's considered a swing tackle/guard. Here's the full practice squad: OL Marcel...

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