Raiders re-sign Justin Fargas

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  1. Lucky

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    Fargas gets a 3 year, $12 million deal to stay in Oakland.

    Interesting move that probably indicates Darth Raider is leaning toward one of the top d-linemen (Dorsey, Long, or Ellis) with their #1 pick.


     
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    Well that sucks.
     
  3. Ole Miss Texan

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    I think this is a good move. I'm in favor of McFadden getting pushed down the draft board and a team really wanting a running back taking him or trading up for him. This would HOPEFULLY mean a better chance of Mendenhall falling to the Texans if we want him. Also, could be that a team in Need of a CB so chooses to take McFadden instead thus causing a CB to fall to us???
     
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    Just a thought wasn't Howie a Raider? He didn't do too bad....If Chris falls I think you can mark it as done.

    As for Fargas ...eh. I'd feel better if he'd done it consistantly the past four years. Contract year + plus injuries ahead of him. Reminiscent of Lamont Jordan.
     
  5. nunusguy

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    Fargas is a talent and would have been an inteesting addition here, but the
    Draft is a natural place (and not FA), to pick up a good "dime a dozen" back
    in maybe the 3rd round or later.
    Fargas had a lot of injury problems in college as I recall (USC or UCLA ?),
    but apparently he's become more durable in the pros ?
     
  6. Vinny

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    He's only averaged 7 carries per game played in his NFL career (last year was the first time he had any real load)....he's a change of pace back and not much more, but not a bad role player.
     
  7. nunusguy

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    I just remember his game against us last year, which was very impressive.
    The guy at 'bout 220 ran hard with determination and yet also has excellent speed.
    I dunno, but from the sounds of the stats you site his game against us
    last year with > 20 carries & > 100 yards was an aberration in his NFL career.
     

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