West Notes: Raiders, Bailey, Seahawks

Asked whether he gave any consideration to trading back into the first round to land Johnny Manziel or Teddy Bridgewater last week, Raiders GM Reggie McKenzie told Vic Tafur of the San Francisco Chronicle (Sulia link) that he didn’t want to give up additional picks, and that he was happy to select the best player available when Oakland’s turn came up. Here are a few more odds and ends from around the league’s two West divisions:

  • Rams receiver Stedman Bailey will be suspended for four games for violating the league’s policy on performance-enhancing substances, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com (via Twitter). Rapoport adds in a second tweet that St. Louis has known the suspension was coming for quite some time and chose not to draft a receiver this weekend.
  • Making an appearance on KJR-AM in Seattle, Seahawks GM John Schneider discussed a number of draft- and roster-related topics, notably admitting that the only disappointment during the draft was when a seventh-round target was taken “three or four picks” before Seattle could nab him. Schneider didn’t name the player, but Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times speculates that perhaps it was Wisconsin’s Beau Allen or Georgia Tech’s Brandon Watts.
  • ESPN.com’s Eric Williams passes along the names of the undrafted free agents who received invites to the Chargers‘ rookie minicamp in a series of tweets. Unlike the 17 UDFAs the Chargers signed this weekend, these 10 players aren’t under contract with the club.
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