The Oakland Raiders usher in a new era in 2012 and will enter this season with some new faces. Fans may not always be excited about losing certain players, but the business aspect of the NFL makes it hard for players to stay on one team for their whole career.
Oakland has lost several players from last year's roster and has replaced them with new guys that Reggie McKenzie and Dennis Allen see fit for the team. This organization is moving in a new direction and has enough weapons on both sides of the ball to surprise a lot of people.
Let's take a look at five players the Raiders won't miss in 2012.