In GM Reggie McKenzie's second offseason at the helm for the Raiders, he really cleaned house. Offensive coordinator Greg Knapp, whose zone-blocking scheme resulted in the club's rushing attack ranking 28th in 2012 with 88.8 YPG, was fired and replaced by Greg Olson. Moreover, a pair of former top-ten draft picks (WR Darrius Heyward-Bey and LB Rolando McClain) were cut loose by the team. Rather than paying starting QB Carson Palmer $13 million this year, the Raiders traded him to Arizona. LB Philip Wheeler and TE Brandon Myers, the team's leading tackler and receiver from a season ago, respectively, walked in free agency along with RB Mike Goodson, CB Michael Huff and DE Desmond Bryant. Richard Seymour's four-year tenure in Oakland came to an end when his contract was voided and fellow veteran defensive lineman Tommy Kelly also got the axe.
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