ALAMEDA -– The Raiders locker room is full of character players. That’s not an accident.
In the aftermath of the 49ers’ decision to release outside linebacker Aldon Smith, coach Jim Tomsula implored individuals with substance-abuse issues to seek help.
ALAMEDA – Lost in all the Aldon Smith talk was that 52 other Raiders were preparing to play their regular-season opener on Sunday against the visiting Cincinnati Bengals.
ALAMEDA – Justin Tuck and Aldon Smith have been friends for five years now. The top-flight pass rushers share an agent and frequently work out together in the offseason.
ALAMEDA – Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio has a new weapon at his disposal.