Raiders' defensive cavalry includes Will Compton, D.J. Swearinger, Dion Jordan

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Raiders' defensive cavalry includes Will Compton, D.J. Swearinger, Dion Jordan
Raiders' defensive cavalry includes Will Compton, D.J. Swearinger, Dion Jordan

Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer Close Covered Oakland Raiders for CSNBayArea.com and Sacramento Bee for eight years Member of Pro Football Writers Association Previously worked at Los Angeles Times, Las Vegas Review-Journal and Sports Illustrated Follow on Twitter ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Listen closely enough and you can make out the rising sound of a bugle, coming from the top of Mt. Davis. Beset by injuries throughout the defense, here comes the cavalry for the Oakland Raiders. But instead of soldiers on horseback, there's a linebacker in Will Compton, fresh off recording a podcast from a broken-down bus in a Nashville warehouse and hawking "merch" in a Nissan Stadium parking lot. There's safety

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