Will Mike Mitchell Become the Starting Free Safety If Michael Huff Leaves ?

 Rumors have been circulating around the NFL that FS Michael Huff will be playing for Jerry Jones and the Dallas Cowboys in 2011. Should this event take place and it is highly likely considering that the Oakland Raider have options at the FS position and  they are not making any huge strides to  renegotiate any contracts. Michael Huff has been a Cowboy fan since youth.

At 6'1, 205 lbs Michael Huff has been an Oakland Raider for five years. Last season Michael Huff posted 4 sacks, 94 tackles and had 3 interception.Last season was in fact, Huffs best season.

Another benefit for the Dallas Cowboys signing Huff is the reunion of Michael Huff with former and first NFL coach Rob Ryan.Rob Ryan was the defensive coach for the Silver and Black  2004-2008. His best season was 2003 when the Oakland Raiders ranked third in defense. In 2006, the Oakland Raiders ranked 3rd in overall defense.Oddly enough its appears the Raiders are back on track to being the best.

Michael Huff had a slow beginning for the Silver and Black but has since managed to pick up his game and become formidable.

 Yet, the Raiders are on the verge of winning their fourth Superbowl in 2011 and improvement can be made at the free safety position.

 To begin with the Raiders currently have Mike Mitchell and Tyvon Branch at SS. Basically, some moves can be made or adjustments. Mike Mitchell has the speed required and and tackling ability to replace Huff. In fact Mike Mitchell delivers a harder blow when stopping rivals.

 The NFL free agency has a few potentials like the Eric Weddle from the rival San Diego Chargers. Eric Weddle would be a perfect because he knows the rival teams and coming to the Oakland Raiders gives him an opportunity to get to the playoffs.

Looking at the AFC West its easy to understand why the Oakland Raiders have a legit shot at division domination.

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