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Aldon Smith

Once famous throughout the league as a haven for misfits and rejects looking to resurrect their careers, the Raiders have for the last decade or more made an art from out of epically wrong personnel decisions. (JaMarcus Russell, anyone?) So when the 49ers decided to part ways with uber-talented Aldon Smith — a sack machine on the field, and a scandal machine off of it (with DUI, vandalism, and hit-and-run charges to his name) — it was only fitting the resurgent Raiders took a flyer on him. He made a brief splash, racking up a few sacks in a couple of games before the NFL suspended him for a year. He's not eligible for reinstatement until November 2016. That didn't stop the Raiders from inking him to a new deal in April. What do they see in him? We'll find out.

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