Raiders’ Murphy says ‘buzz’ around team is real

Louis Murphy says the “buzz” around the Raiders this offseason is undeniable.

Heading into his second NFL season, Murphy had a difficult time describing the feeling around the Raiders this offseason, but told fans during a live chat on Friday the offseason changes have generated a different atmosphere.

“There’s a buzz going around the locker room,” Murphy said. “Everyone is upbeat and ready for the season. I think the buzz is a real buzz — it’s not false enthusiasm. … Offseason workouts were great, a lot of guys showed up. I can’t explain this buzz. Everyone is energetic and excited because we all feel we’ll have a great season.”

That buzz — led by the return of coach Tom Cable, the addition of QB Jason Campbell and offensive coordinator Hue Jackson — prompted Murphy to tell fans he believes the Silver & Black will be in the playoffs this season.

Check out the rest of what Murphy discussed with Raider Nation in the full chat transcript.

Guidelines: Fan feedback should be within the guidelines for the NFL community. These guidelines will be used to identify those comments that will be removed from display on the site. Please keep your comments relevant to the topic, not abusive or combatant towards other fans, and don’t share any personal details. Use the “Report” link to help keep the community at its best.

Comments may be no longer than 2000 characters and will post to the site shortly after submitting.

Powered by VIP | Subscribe (RSS)