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Raiders tweet: 'Worst call in history'

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Raiders tweet: 'Worst call in history'

The Raiders took to Twitter last night following the botched call in the Packers-Seahawks game.
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Aaron Curry would have handled the interception differently: 4 yrs, 4 staffs, each staff coached:"DO NOT try to intercept it! BAT IT DOWN" Aaron Curry (@AaronCurry51) September 25, 2012

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Derek Hagan still can't get over what happened: This is crazy... I'm still SMH... Can't call it!!!! Refs r a joke...they also missed that O Pass interference on Tate... 2 hand push off Derek Hagan(@dhagan80) September 25, 2012
Alex Parsons is shocked and wants to know what you think:Shocked about this ending...what do you say? MNF Alex Parsons (@A_Parsons67) September 25, 2012
Jacoby Ford and Matt Leinart have one word to explain what they thought: Wowwwwwwwwwwww Jacoby Ford (@JacobyFord12) September 25, 2012
Wow Matt Leinart (@MattLeinartQB) September 25, 2012
Owen Schmitt is not afraid to speak his mind: Worst call in history RunAwAy BeeRTrucK (@OwenSchmitt) September 25, 2012

Raiders sign second-rounder Melifonwu, leaving one draft pick unsigned

Raiders sign second-rounder Melifonwu, leaving one draft pick unsigned

Obi Melifonwu entered Wednesday as the only second-round draft pick without a signed rookie contract. Later that afternoon, he joined the group.

The safety from UConn put pen to paper on a four-year deal at the Napa Valley Marriott, allowing him to join pre-training camp activities. Veterans report on Friday and camp’s first full-squad practice starts Saturday morning.

The pact took longer than the Raiders or Melifonwu had hoped. There's little room for fiscal movement in the rookie wage scale, but some contract language had to be hashed out before shaking hands.

Melifonwu is slotted to make $4,509,376 over the life of the contract, with a $1,419,544 signing bonus and a $819,886 base salary in 2017, per overthecap.com.

The Raiders have one draft pick left unsigned. First-round cornerback Gareon Conley hasn’t agreed on a deal, though it’s still likely that happens before the first full practice.

The Ohio State alum’s situation could be complicated by an ongoing investigation into a sexual assault allegation stemming from an April 9 incident in Cleveland.

Head coach Jack Del Rio said in a Tuesday radio interview he expected unsigned rookie contract issues to be resolved soon.

The next Primetime? Carr receives compliment after imitating Neon Deion

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The next Primetime? Carr receives compliment after imitating Neon Deion

Watch out Jalen Richard. You have some competition for your punt returning job.

Okay, not really.

But quarterback Derek Carr got in on the action Tuesday. In a video posted by the Raiders on Twitter, Carr fielded a punt and ran it back to the endzone for a touchdown.

He proceeded to do Deion Sanders' touchdown dance and that elicited a response from the Pro Football Hall of Famer.

"That's 1 of the many reasons why I gots mad love for @derekcarrqb he is the #Truth," Sanders wrote in a quote tweet.

Carr has yet to respond.