Monthly Archives: February 2008

What the Tommy Kelly signing means

I think it is a lot, but the guy was our very best defensive lineman until he got hurt. Kelly was playing out of position at DT before he moved to DE. He played along side of Sapp at DT

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Raider Rage: 0 “Introduction”

This is going to be a new feature for Raider Nation: Each week the authors of this blog will make valid arguments to a particular Raider subject. The format will be as follows: 6 lines, 10, 7, 6, 3 Author

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Combine Report: Tuesday

1. Kenny Phillips benched 225 only 19 times. While that isn’t bad, it wasn’t near the top of any the DBs and you have to wonder if he is going to be a hard-hitting safety with that kind of upper

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Combine Report: Monday

1. Keith Rivers injury keeps him from running. This is a re-occurring injury and could effect his draft stock. 2. Chris Long dominated the combine. However, even he admits he is going to need work if someone wants him to

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Picking the Studs Weeding Out the Duds

So I did some digging around on the WWW and found this article about bust percentages in the NFL draft. Players Picked in First Round & Bust PercentagesOL — 70 – 31 percentDE — 55 – 31 percentCB — 52

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Combine Report: Sunday

1. The biggest talk is going to be McFadden. He ran 4.27 and officially they gave him a 4.33. Lets call it 4.3 speed. We are all aware speed is just a gauge. This certainly will help his stock regardless.

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Combine Report: Saturday

My observations from today’s combine workouts. I claim to be no expert, just observations and some analysis from a fanatical fan. I add what I can offer to the mix. If you missed the workouts and don’t trust the media

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Combine Report: Friday

1. Lost the coin flip. So there is no need for the NFL to try to make us do it again. The only way I see drafting four as a large negative is if Dorsey falls to #3 and Atlanta

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Combine Report: Thursday

1. First Item I found came from Jerry McDonald. Here is the quote: One personnel expert’s assessment of LSU defensive tackle Glenn Dorsey as opposed to USC defensive tackle Sedrick Ellis: “Dorsey. Hands down. He’s a top four pick no

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Combine Report Coming to Raider Nation

Hello all, Well, I want to announce that I will be doing a daily combine report everyday of the combine starting Thursday with coverage any news about measurements of offensive lineman. I plan to keep a log in the exclusive

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  • Biggest thing. Barth has historically been very good inside the 50. Not bad outside 50 and can stretch his range at Mile High.
    about 56 mins ago
  • Barth hasn't kicked off since they moved the ball up five yards. Could be fine. Had 1 TB on 5 kicks this preseason.
    about 59 mins ago
  • Barth has kicked off four times in Denver and had 2 touchbacks on 4 kicks. That's 18.2% of his career touchbacks in one game.
    about 1 hour ago
  • @MikeKlis or 2011.
    about 1 hour ago
  • @Chet_G ESPN guy. Doesn't count.
    about 1 hour ago