Guard Mike Brisiel signed a five-year, $20 million contract with Oakland in 2012. He's not going to see the final three years of that deal.
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Brisiel started all 30 games he played over the last two seasons, but the Raiders indicated he would have to compete for playing time this year. And $4 million is too much for a guard not guaranteed to have a job. Perhaps the Raiders just needed a little more salary cap room to make their move for DeSean Jackson.
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