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Seymour still a no-show for Raiders

ALAMEDA – Richard Seymour failed to report to Oakland for a second straight day Tuesday after being traded from the New England Patriots.

“I really have nothing to report on that,” Raiders coach Tom Cable said. “Nothing has changed at this point.”

Seymour, a five-time Pro Bowl defensive end, was acquired from the Patriots on Sunday in exchange for Oakland’s first-round draft pick in 2011. The move was on the NFL’s official transactions list and Seymour is on the Raiders’ roster on their Web site.



Cable said he spoke with Seymour earlier this week and that the defensive lineman told him he wants to play in Oakland.

Cable reiterated that he is hopeful Seymour will play for the Raiders but declined to discuss reports the two sides were in talks on a new contract.



“I don’t want to comment about anything of that until we have something that’s done and concrete,” Cable said.

Patriots coach Bill Belichick also refused to talk about Seymour and the trade during his daily meeting with the media.


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