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Is It Time for Derrick Burgess to Be Traded by the Oakland Raiders?

Article By on 25th June, 2009

... NFL sack leader, but many speculate his days in Oakland are numbered. This is especially true after the emergence of young pass rusher Trevor Scott and signing of veteran pass rusher Greg Ellis. Not to mention the Raiders drafted a couple more D-ends in this year's draft: Matt Shaughnessy and Stryker Sulak.

As it stands right now, the D-end position for the Oakland Raiders is becoming pretty crowded. Players, namely Burgess, are beginning to look expendable.

To make things even worse for him, the Raiders can afford to part ways with a pass rusher. It's arguably not one of the team's weaknesses. Last year they ranked 13th in sacks with teams rarely throwing against them.

Recent rumors arose of the team shopping around...

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