It wouldn't feel like a Raider offseason without the drama of their annual salary cap conundrum. This year will be no different. Even after releasing Stanford Routt, the Raiders are $11 million over the cap. While the salary cap is rarely an issue for teams, assuming players are willing to restructure, there are always guys like Routt who end up being released. In Routt's case, the issue was as much about the ludicrous money he would make down the road as it was the $5 million roster bonus he was due on February 10.
Last year, many across the league released a collective gasp as the Raiders placed a first and third round tender on restricted free agent Stanford Routt. If that was not shocking enough, Al Davis has one upped himself. The Oakland ... Read Post
Stanford Routt. This guy received so much scrutiny from Raider Nation it was ridiculous. While some of it was deserved, a lot was uncalled for. Routt was drafted in the second round in 2005 and faced an anxious Raider Nation that wa... Read Post
Oakland Raiders cornerback Stanford Routt started only one game last season. But the Raiders apparently think he'll do big things for them in the future.Adam Caplan of Scout.com reports that the Raiders will likely tender Routt, a r... Read Post