Travian Smith was penciled in on may depth charts as the Raiders starting WLB. His chronic knee problem prevented this and he was cut. From the article referenced on the blogger...http://www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews...rs/12263638.htm
Norton, in the Eyes of the Guru article, talks of Ryan Riddle as a sleeper at WLB. Morrison was supposed to be the guy of the future in the middle. Looks like he may start his career at WLB, provided he can beat out the journeyman Johnson. According to the Norv quote, looks like Riddle is a year away before he get the opportunity to compete for the the starting job. Any thoughts, opinions, observations on this?...Tim Johnson and Kirk Morrison ``are getting a lot of work'' as the Raiders search for a replacement for Smith, Turner said.