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The Week That Was: David Amerson Inks Extension, Derek Carr Chats With Jim Rome


With just under a week until the Oakland Raiders report to their Napa Valley Training Complex to kick off Training Camp 2016, things have been busy for the Silver and Black.

From re-signing cornerback David Amerson, to an early look at the team's tight ends, linebackers and safeties, let's get you caught up on The Week That Was.

David Amerson Inks Extension With Raiders

Once he arrived in Oakland prior to the team's Week 3 matchup with the Cleveland Browns, Amerson was one of the best statistical cornerbacks in the NFL.

He finished the season with a franchise record 26 passes defensed, and quickly grew into the team's best cover corner, and as a result of that performance the Raiders inked the rangy defensive back to a four-year extension Tuesday afternoon.

"It's a blessing," said Amerson. "I couldn't be in a better situation. I thank the Lord that I'm here, and I have coaches, and a General Manager, and [front] office guys that want me here – that want me here and that believe in me. It just gives me that confidence to go out there and really show what I can do."

Following the news of his signing, Amerson's teammates – as well as members of the national media – took to Twitter to share their thoughts on the deal.

Oakland Raiders Position Battles

This week we continued our series previewing the position battles that will take place throughout Training Camp 2016. We discussed the linebackers, tight ends and safeties.

Who's Still Available?

NFL training camps around the league are preparing to kick off, and although the 2016 football season is about to begin, there is still a plethora of quality free agents still on the street.

This week, we took a look at some of the best available players, according to

Derek Carr Enters The Jungle

Thursday morning, quarterback Derek Carr was a guest on *The Jim Rome Show. *

During his time in "The Jungle," the Pro Bowl quarterback discussed a variety of topics ranging from the team's expectations for 2016, to advice he received from his older brother David.

Here are the quick hits from his time on the air.

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