The Raiders cut promising LB Martez Wilson, to likely make room for last season’s rookie sensation Miles Burris. Now I’m not saying re-signing Miles Burris isn’t a good move, as I really rate Burris and feel he could be a corner-stone of our much improved defensive front for years to come, but that I’d liked the signing of Martez Wilson and thought he could have brought some much needed pash-rush.
As our LB-corps are so much improved this year, with Roach, Burnett and Sio Moore really impressing, the return of Burris will not (I imagine) be all that noted, but over the longer-term it will be great to have him back. I love his attitude, as a player he’s got “true Raider” written all over him. Obviously he wont be 100% ready for a few weeks, but he’ll certainly bring some additional back-up depth as the season unfolds….hopefully in the playoofs, but maybe that’s a bit of a stretch.