Raiders interested in Culpepper?

The latest word has the Oakland Raiders talking Daunte Culpepper – is a reunion with Randy Moss in the works – after officially parting ways with quarterback Kerry Collins.

LaVar Arrington – LB (Washington) The New York Giants have shown some interest in the linebacker, while the Cleveland Browns and Miami Dolphins have been aggressive in their pursuit.

Jason Fabini – OT (NY Jets) Representatives for the veteran offensive lineman have been in contact with the Cowboys, though at this time a deal may not be in the offing.

Adam Vinatieri – K (New England) The Dallas Cowboys are expected to forward an offer to the veteran kicker on Saturday.

Wil Witherspoon – LB (Carolina) Negotiations with the standout linebacker have not gone nearly as well as the team had hoped. At this time it is unlikely a deal will be consummated prior to free agency. The team hopes to continue negotiations, but Witherspoon is expected to receive an offer from the Minnesota Vikings as soon as Saturday.

Willie McGinest – OLB/DE (New England) The Patriots and McGinest have parted ways, but the parting could be short-lived. The team would like to retain the veteran and McGinest would like to return. At this time, the dollars and cents of the equation don't add up and McGinest is going to test the free agent player market. According to representatives, numerous teams are expected to show an interest early Saturday morning (3/11)

Updated Issac Bruce – WR (St. Louis) The Rams released Bruce due to a double-digit cap number, though the team remains hopeful they can resign the consistent veteran. The Detroit Lions, Washington Redskins, Kansas City Chiefs, and Houston Texans are believed to be interested, with the Lions and Redskins said to be posturing heavily. If Detroit is the destination, talented but troubled wide receiver Charlie Rogers could be on the way out of Motown. The Rams re-signed Bruce to a three-year deal on Friday 3/10.

Kevin Mawae – C (NY Jets) Mawae is going to be a hot commodity on the open market. The Dolphins, Philadelphia, and Cowboys have shown an interest in the standout lineman. Miami and Philadelphia have needs at the position, while Dallas is an interesting destination due to Mawae's tie to head coach Bill Parcells.

Updated Patrick Ramsey – QB (Washington) Ramsey has been given permission to visit teams, in hopes of getting a deal done. The Redskins refuse to release the young quarterback and will ultimately take a mid-round draft selection for him. The Dolphins and Jets have been talking with the Redskins and Ramsey, with the Jets appearing to be on the verge of agreeing to a deal for the quarterback.

Daunte Culpepper – QB (Minnesota) Daily the story changes regarding Culpepper's status. Today, Culpepper has requested his release, and the team does not appear inclined in fulfilling the request. Trade talks with the Dolphins and now we hear the Raiders could be in the offing.

Sam Adams – DT (Buffalo) The Dolphins have expressed a serious interest in the run-stuffing defensive tackle, but it is the Cincinnati Bengals that may have the upper-hand in landing the veteran.

John Abraham – DE (Jets) Denver would love to land the pass rushing defensive end to help their poor pass rush, the problem is the Jets are seeking a first-round draft selection. The Broncos have not been willing to part with the hefty price-tag at this time.


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