So much for the youth movement, the Raiders sent a 2011-1st round draft pick to New England for 29 year old D-lineman Richard Seymour. While he provides an instant boost to the Raiders D-line which needs lots of help, he is in a contract year. With all the money given to Namdi Asomugha, Shane Lechler, JaMarcus Russell, Darren McFadden and DHB will the Raiders be able to re-sign him or did they just get this guy for one season and lose a 2011 Round 1 draft pick. A draft pick would be younger and have a longer duration with the Raiders, but would not be as developed and helpful as a veteran like Richard Seymour, who turns 30 sometime this season. He is a 5-time Pro-Bowler and has 3 Super Bowl rings. Now he's on the other side of the Tuck Rule view.
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