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Unofficial listing of 2015 Raiders personnel developments:

Defensive tackle Antonio Smith released, the Raiders announced March 31, 2015, Smith, 33, started all 16 games in the 2014 season for Oakland and contributed three sacks. He has 44.5 career sacks in 155 career games with Arizona, Houston and Oakland. The Raiders reportedly save $3.2 million by releasing Smith, who signed a two-year, $9 million deal with Oakland before the start of last season.

Updated: 03-31-2015

Defensive lineman C.J. Wilson re-signed, the Raiders announced March 30, 2015. Wilson, 28, started seven of 16 games last season for Oakland and contributed 23 total tackles, two sacks and a forced fumble. He played his first four seasons with the Green Bay Packers.

Updated: 03-30-2015

Former Browns and Colts running back Trent Richardson signed, the Raiders announced March 17, 2015. He reportedly received a two-year deal worth $3.9 million, with another $4.1 million available through incentives.

Oakland is Richardson's third NFL team since the former Alabama star was the third overall pick in the 2012 draft. As a rookie with the Browns, he rushed for 950 yards and 11 TDs. The Browns then traded Richardson, 24, to Indianapolis for a first-round pick two games into the 2013 season. He had 977 rushing yards in 29 games for the Colts before getting cut March 12, 2015. He has averaged 3.30 yards in 614 rushing attempts.

Updated: 03-17-2015

Backup quarterback Matt Schaub is released, the Raiders announced March 16, 2015. The move reportedly saves the Raiders $5.5 million on their 2015 salary cap.

Schuab, who turns 34 on June 25, was 5 of 10 passing for 57 yards with two interceptions during the 2014 season. The Raiders reportedly traded a sixth-round pick to the Houston Texans for Schaub last March and paid him $8 million for for his only season in Oakland. His biggest contribution with the Raiders was he took over the holding duties for punter Marquette King.

Updated: 03-16-2015

Former Raiders running back Darren McFadden signed with the Dallas Cowboys, the Cowboys announced March 13, 2015. The two-year deal reportedly is worth up to $5.85 million and includes a $200,000 signing bonus.

McFadden, 27, rushed for 534 yards and two touchdowns and caught 36 passes for 212 yards during the 2014 season. In his seven seasons with Oakland, he had 4,247 rushing yards and 25 touchdowns. He also had 211 receptions for 1,769 yards and five touchdowns, but the former Arkansas star was hampered by injury throughout his Raiders career.

McFadden recorded Raiders career highs of 1,157 rushing yards and sevens touchdowns in the 2010 season.

Last season was the first time McFadden played in all 16 games with 12 starts but he lost his starting role to Latavius Murray in the second half of the season. McFadden reportedly averaged 3.34 yars per carry over the past three seasons after averaging 5.2 and 5.4 yards in the 2010 and 2011 seasons.

The Raiders selected McFadden with the fourth overall selection in the 2008 NFL draft.

Updated: 03-13-2015

Former Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder signed, the Raiders announced March 13, 2015. He reportedly received a one-year contract.

Ponder, 27, will be reunited in Oakland with new Raiders offensive coordinator Bill Musgrave, who held the same position with the Vikings from 2011 to 2013. Ponder played the past four seasons with the Vikings, throwing for 6,658 yards, 38 touchdowns and 36 interceptions in 38 games. He had a 14-21-1 record in 36 starts with the Vikings.

Updated: 03-13-2015

Former Panthers and Browns cornerback James Dockery signed, the Raiders announced on March 13, 2015. Dockery, 26, spent the past three seasons with Carolina (2012 to 2014) after signing with Cleveland as an undrafted free agent in 2011. The former Oregon State defensive back has contributed 32 solo tackles and two passes defensed in 31 NFL games with two starts.

Updated: 03-13-2015

Former Auburn University punter Steven Clark signed, the Raiders announced March 13, 2015. After averaging 42.6 yards per punt as a senior in 2013, Clark signed with the Denver Broncos as an undrafted free agent but reportedly was released in May 2014.

Updated: 03-13-2015

Former Philadelphia Eagles safety Nate Allen signed, the Raiders announced March 12, 2015. He reportedly received a four-year deal after playing the past five seasons with the NFC East Eagles.

Allen, 27, had 10 interceptions, 28 passes defensed, four sacks, three forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries in 74 games with 69 starts with Philadelphia. The former South Florida star is expected to enter training camp as Oakland's starting strong safety after veteran Tyvon Branch

Updated: 03-12-2015

Former Arizona Cardinals defensive tackle Dan Williams and ex-New Orleans Saints middle linebacker Curtis Lofton agreed to contracts with the Raiders, according to published reports March 11, 2015.

Williams, 27, is regarded as a stout run defender. Playing as a nose tackle in Arizona's 3-4 defense, he had the seventh best run stop percentage last season, according to Pro Football Focus. He has only two sacks in 70 career games.

Update: The Raiders announced the signing of Williams on March 11.

Lofton, 28, has recorded at least 118 tackles in each of the last six seasons. He spent four seasons (2008 to 2011) with the Atlanta Falcons before playing the past three seasons with the Saints. The former Oklahoma star has seven career sacks and three interceptions in 112 games

Updated: 03-11-2015

Former Washington Redskins running back Roy Helu and the Raiders agreed on a two-year deal, according to published reports March 10, 2015. Helu, 26, had 42 catches for 477 yards and two touchdowns in the 2014 season while adding 216 rushing yards and a TD on 40 carries.

Update: The Raiders announced the signing of Helu on March 11.

Updated: 03-11-2015

Former Seattle Seahawks linebacker Malcolm Smith and ex-Buffalo Bills tight end Lee Smith agreed to contracts with the Raiders, according to published reports March 10, 2015.

Malcolm Smith, 25, was named the Super Bowl MVP in the 2014 season when he returned an interception for a touchdown, recovered a fumble and had nine tackles in the Seahawks' 43-8 win over Denver. He reportedly started only five games and played less than one-third of the defensive snaps for Seattle this past season.

Lee Smith, 27, had 20 catches in four seasons with Buffalo but is considered an accomplished blocking tight end to complement Oakland's Mychal Rivera. Lee Smith reportedly agreed to a three-year, $9.1 million deal with the Raiders.

Update: The Raiders announced the signings of Malcolm Smith and Lee Smith on March 11.

Updated: 03-10-2015

Former Kansas City Chiefs center Rodney Hudson will sign a five-year, $44.5 million contract with Oakland, according to published reports March 9, 2015. At $8.9 million per season, Hudson will become the highest paid center in the league, surpassing Pittsburgh's Maurice Pouncey ($8.8 million).

The deal cannot be made official until the NFL league year begins on March 10, 2015 at 4 p.m. Eastern

Update: The Raiders announced the deal with Hudson on March 11.

Hudson, 25, reportedly was graded by Pro Football Focus as the third-rated center in the league during the 2014 season. He joined the Chiefs in 2011 as a second-round draft pick from Florida State and became a starter in 2013. He was sidelined most of the 2012 season with a broken bone in his left leg.

Hudson started 35 of 51 games with Kansas City, including 31 of 32 conests the past two seasons..

Hudson's arrival repportedly means the Raiders will sever ties with center Stefen Wisniewski, who is also an unrestricted free agent. Wisniewski, a second-round pick in 2011, started 61 of 64 games the past four seasons.

Updated: 03-09-2015

Former starting middle linebacker Paul Roach and safety Usama Young released, the Raiders announced March 6. 2015. Both players reportedly failed their physicals.

Roach, 29, started all 16 games for Oakland during the 2013 season but sustained a concussion in the third exhibition game the following season and never returned to the lineup. He was placed on season-ending injured reserve in October. Young, 29, saw action in 18 games the past two seasons but ended up on injured reserve each year with a neck injury in 2013 and a knee injury last season.

Updated: 03-05-2015

Raiders running back Maurice Jones announced his retirement on Twitter, according to published reports March 5, 2015. The Raiders also announced the release of defensive end LaMarr Woodley.

Jones-Drew, 29, reportedly earned $2.9 million during the 2014 season but only rushed for 96 yards on 43 carries in 12 games with Oakland.

Jones-Drew, who played eight seasons with the Jacksonville Jaguars before signuing with the Raiders in 2014, finished his career with 8,167 yards rushing and was named to three Pro Bowls.

He ranked second in the NFL with 4,321 yards rushing in a three-year span from 2009-2011. The former UCLA star had 1,313 yards in his final three seasons — fewer than he had in each of the previous three years.

Woodley, 30, reportedly earned more than $4.8 million last season with Oakland when he had no sacks and 11 tackles in six games before being sidelined by a season-ending biceps injury.

The roster moves reportedly save the Raiders about $7.7 million on their 2015 salary cap.

Updated: 03-05-2015

Former starting strong safety Tyvon Branch will be released before the start of the new league year in March, the Raiders announced Feb. 25, 2015. He reportedly had one year remaining on his contract.

Update: The Raiders announced Branch's release on March 3.

Branch, 28, started 62 of 64 games from 2009 to 2012 but was hampered by injuries the past two seasons and played only five games. The former Connecticut star was selected by Oakland in the fourth round of the 2008 draft.

Branch suffered a season-ending neck injury in the second game of the 2013 season and broke his foot in the third game last season and did not return. He has four interceptions, eight sacks, 19 passes defensed, three forced fumbles and four fumble recoveries in 75 career games.

Updated: 02-27-2015

Kicker Giorgio Tavecchio signed, the Raiders announced Feb. 24, 2015. Tavecchio, 24, will serve as an offseason and training camp backup for Sebastian Janikowski. Tavecchio played one 2014 exhibition game for the Raiders, making two 47-yard field goals against Seattle. The former Cal kicker has also spent time in training camps with San Francisco, Green Bay and Detroit.

Updated: 02-25-2015

Hall of Fame defensive back Rod Woodson was among 12 assistants named to the Raiders' coaching staff, the team announced Feb. 9, 2015.

Woodson, 49, will be Oakland assistant defensive backs coach. Woodson reportedly received a NFL minority coaching fellowship the with Denver last offseason when current Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio was the Broncos' defensive coordinator.

Woodson played for the Raiders in 2002 and 2003 and coached the club’s cornerbacks in 2011.

Oakland on Feb. 9 also announced the hiring defensive line coach Jethro Franklin, who held the same position with Miami (Fla.) in 2014.

The Raiders also annouced 10 other hirings Feb. 9:

Sam Anno (defensive assistant), Darryl Eto (assistant strength and conditioning), Joe Gomes (head strength and conditioning), Tim Holt (assistant offensive line), Nick Holz (quality control/offense), Kevin Kijowski (strength and conditioning assistant), Wesley Miller (strength and conditioning assistant), Jake Peetz (senior offensive assistant), Travis Smith (quality control/defense) and Brent Vieselmeyer (assistant linebackers).

Updated: 02-10-2015

Former Seattle Seahawks linebackers coach Ken Norton Jr. named Raiders defensive cooerdinator, the Raiders announced Feb. 6, 2015.

Norton, 48, and new Raiders coach Jack Del Rio were teammates with the Dallas Cowboys from 1989 to 1991. Norton, who spent five seasons (2010 to 2014) as Seahawks linebackers coach. has never been a defensive coordinator in the NFL although his new boss has extensive experience coaching defenses.

“I have certain ideas that I have that I know that work,” Norton told reporters after being hired by the Raiders. “(Del Rio) has certain ideas that he has that he knows that work. We’re going to bring them together and obviously make them the Raider way.”

Norton played 13 seasons in the NFL with the Dallas Cowboys and San Francisco 49ers, winning three Super Bowl titles as a linebacker. He is the only player in NFL history to win three straight Super Bowl titles, playing on championship teams in Dallas in 1992 and 1993 before winning another league title the following season with the 49ers.

Updated: 02-06-2015

The Raiders on Jan. 27, 2015 announced the hiring of four assistant coaches: tight ends coach Bobby Johnson , wide receivers coach Rob Moore, running backs coach Bernie Parmalee and assistant special teams coach Tracy Smith.

Updated: 01-27-2015

Free safety Charles Woodson signed a one-year contract, the Raiders announced Jan. 26, 2015. Woodson, who turns 39 on Oct. 7, reportedly was eligible to be a free agent in March. He played all 16 games during the 2014 regular season and led Oakland with 160 tackles, including 105 solo tackles and four interceptions. He also contributed nine passes defensed, a fumble recovery and a sack.

Woodson, right, originally joined the Raiders as the No. 4 overall pick in 1998 NFL draft after an outstanding career at the University of Michigan, where he won the Heisman Trophy and led the Wolverines to a share of the national championship in 1997.

He played eight seasons in Oakland before leaving as a free agent to go to Green Bay, where he won the 2009 Associated Press Defensive Player of the Year award and the Super Bowl the following season. He returned to the Raiders in 2013 and will enter the third season of his second stint with the team.

Woodson is a three-time All Pro and eight-time Pro Bowler in 17 NFL seasons. He has 60 career interceptions, 20 sacks, 33 forced fumbles and 13 fumble recoveries in 238 career games. Woodson is the only player with at least 50 career interceptions and 20 sacks. He also has intercepted at least one pass in 17 straight seasons — two shy of the record streak held by Darrell Green, who played until he was 42.

Updated: 01-26-2015

Former Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Tice named Raiders offensive line coach, the Raiders announced Jan. 23, 2015. Oakland also announced the hiring of three other assistant coaches: defensive backs coach Marcus Robertson, linebackers coach Sal Sunseri and quarterbacks coach Todd Downing.

Tice, 55, was offensive line coach of the Atlanta Falcons during the 2014 season. He had a 33-34 record (including 1-1 postseason) with the Vikings from 2002 to 2005. Tice previously worked with current Oakland coach Jack Del Rio on the Jacksonville Jaguars coaching staff from 2006 to 2009.

Robertson, 45, returns for his second season with the Raiders after being praised by veteran Charles Woodson for his work with Oakland's safeties.

Sunseri, 55, was the defensive coordinator at Florida State during the 2014 season and has also coached for seven seasons (2002 to 2008) in the NFL with the Carolina Panthers. Downing, 34, Downing spent last season as quarterbacks coach of the Buffalo Bills after previously having the same position with the Detroit Lions from 2011 to 2013.

Updated: 01-23-2015

Bill Musgrave named Raiders offensive coordinator, the team announced Jan. 17, 2015. Musgrave previously worked with current Oakland head coach Jack Del Rio as offensive coordinator of the Jacksonville Jaguars during the 2003 and 2004 seasons.

Musgrave, 47, also has been the coordinator with the Carolina Panthers and Minnesota Vikings during his NFL coaching career that began with a one-year stint as Oakland quarterbacks coach in 1997. The former Oregon star spent the 2014 seasons as the quarterbacks coach of the Philadelphia Eagles. He played for San Francisco and Denver as a backup quarterback.

Updated: 01-20-2015

Brad Seely named special teams coordinator, the Raiders announced Jan. 20. 2015. Seeley, 58, had the same job the past four seasons with the San Francisco 49ers. He reportedly won special teams coach of the year in the 2009 season with the Cleveland Browns and won three Super Bowls in 10 seasons (1998 to 2008) as special teams coach of the New England Patriots.

Updated: 01-20-2015

Former Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Tice named Raiders offensive line coach, according to published reports Jan. 16, 2015. Tice, 55, was offensive line coach of the Atlanta Falcons during the 2014 season. He had a 33-34 record (including 1-1 postseason) with the Vikings from 2002 to 2005. Tice previously worked with current Oakland coach Jack Del Rio on the Jacksonville Jaguars coaching staff from 2006 to 2009.

Updated: 01-20-2015

Jack Del Rio named the Raiders' 21st head coach, according to published reports Jan. 14, 2015. The Bay Area native is just the fourth head coach hired by the Raiders with previous head-coaching experience at the NFL level.

The Raiders confirmed Del Rio's hiring on Jan. 15.

Del Rio, 51, reportedly received a four-year deal. He is Oakland's ninth head coacch since the 2003 season.

Del Rio replaces Tony Sparano, who replaced the fired Dennis Allen and had a 3-9 record as Oakland's interim head coach the final 12 games of the 2014 season.

Del Rio, left, has been the Denver Broncos defensive coordinator the past three seasons, helping the team win three straight AFC West titles and advance to the Super Bowl at the end of the 2013 season. Denver ranked third in total defense and tied for 16th in scoring defense this past season. The Broncos reportedly were third in total defense and 10th in scoring defense in Del Rio’s three seasons with the team.

Before coming to Denver, Del Rio had a 68-71 regular-season record in nine seasons as the Jacksonville Jaguars head coach. He made the playoffs in 2005 and 2007, winning a playoff game in his second postseason trip. He was fired with five games remaining in the 2011 season.

Del Rio has extensive NFL experience, having played 12 seasons as a linebacker and has been an assistant coach with New Orleans, Baltimore and Carolina befire being hired by the Jaguars.

The other candidates reportedly who interviewed for the Oakland job were former Raiders, Denver and Washington coach Mike Shanahan, Philadelphia offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur, San Francisco tight ends coach Eric Mangini, Seattle offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell and Indianapolis offensive coordinator Pep Hamilton.

Updated: 01-26-2014

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