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Catching up on the movement in the AFC West after a day of travel:
The Raiders have a terrific ticket program that benefits Oakland public schools. Looking for an example of a person who knows how badly the schools in the city need help? Try Oakland running back Taiwan Jones. He knows firsthand how this program will help the children in Oakland.
In a radio interview, San Diego quarterback Philip Rivers said he has been struck by the overall team speed in San Diego this year. Meanwhile, Rivers will host a 5K run to benefit several charities Saturday in the San Diego area.
Denver tight end Joel Dreessen is planning to go to the NFL broadcast boot camp before training camp. It gives current players a taste of being an analyst.
What is Denver receiver Brandon Stokley going to do during his upcoming break? Coach an 8-year-old baseball team.
Denver defensive end Elvis Dumervil praised the offseason work of practice squad defensive tackle Sealver Siliga. He has been working with the first team some. He can develop a big role with the team if he has a strong preseason.
Denver cornerback Champ Bailey, who is about to turn 34, feels like he is as good as ever. It's difficult to argue with him, Bailey played at a high level last season.
The Bay Area News Group has a transcript of a media session with new Oakland general manager Reggie McKenzie. It’s worth a read. It seems to me that the Raiders aren’t going to add too many faces to this roster, partly because of the offseason-long battle with salary-cap room.
Steve Maneri, who was converted to a tight end from tackle, looked good in training camp, according to the Kansas City Star. Because of injuries perhaps Maneri has a chance to stick on the 53-man roster if he continues to improve at his new spot.
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