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Report: Raiders trade kicker Eddy Pineiro to Bears

Report: Raiders trade kicker Eddy Pineiro to Bears

This time last year Eddy Pineiro was a highly coveted priority undrafted free agent signing by the Raiders. Jon Gruden had to outbid other team to ensure Pineiro came to Oakland, joining is former college holder Johnny Townsend. Now Pineiro is headed to Chicago in a trade according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Bears traded for kicker Eddy Piniero from the Raiders, per source.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) May 6, 2019 The trade is for a conditional 7th round pick in 2021. For the Raiders to receive that pick Pineiro must make the Bears roster and be active for five games. Bears...
Raiders add punter AJ Cole following tryout, release wrong punter

Raiders add punter AJ Cole following tryout, release wrong punter

Man, Raiders go through a lot of punters. Following a season in which fifth round rookie Johnny Townsend was the worst punter in all of football, the Raiders made former Chargers punter Drew Kaser the only player added on a reserve/future contract who hadn’t been on the team’s practice squad during the season. It wouldn’t take much for Kaser to outdo Townsend’s performance last season, in fact there was little doubt that had the Raiders actually been playing for something late in the season that they would have looked for a more dependable punter during the season. So, when former...

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