Oakland Raiders: Why Al Davis Is Back to His High Spending Ways

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Oakland Raiders: Why Al Davis Is Back to His High Spending Ways
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As we all know, Al Davis is notorious for overspending when it comes to paying his players. We all still remember DeAngelo Hall, Javon Walker, Tommy Kelly and many other.

It seems to me that while other owners (minus Dan Snyder) are giving out big contracts to elite players in their prime, Al is handing them out to his favorite players, past their prime.

It looks like Al has changed his ways from overspending in free agency to overspending in house. Contracts need to be handled very carefully, especially without a CBA in place.

Don't get me wrong, it's a good thing Al is resigning key players. The real question is at what cost?

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