Darren McFadden’s Agent: He Turned Down Money Elsewhere

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It was hard to find anyone who thought that running back Darren McFadden would be back with the Raiders in 2014.

The oft-injured running back was less effective than Rashad Jennings last season and the Raiders made little effort to keep McFadden from hitting the open market, which made Tuesday’s news of McFadden’s return to Oakland a bit surprising. McFadden signed a one-year deal worth $1.75 million with another $2.25 million in incentives and $100,000 guaranteed, and his agent Ian Greengross said that his client turned down bigger offers elsewhere.

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