The Raiders applied their franchise tag on strong safety Tyvon Branch in advance of Monday's deadline, the team made official on their website Thursday.
It was one of the most endearing quotes from new Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie after he introduced Dennis Allen as the team's incoming head coach."We've got some contracts,
INDIANAPOLIS -- Within hours of joining Dennis Allen's staff, new Raiders offensive coordinator Greg Knapp made a phone call to his quarterback.
Finally, thankfully, cooler heads appeared to have prevailed.Granted, the drum to trade Darren McFadden for draft picks was being beaten by fans and media types.