Monthly Archives: January 2009

Cable and the Misfits

Well, I couldn’t go more than two weeks. There has been a variety of things that have happened over this span, not least of which is an exotic assembling of a football staff without a Head Coach. It is believed

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Jon Gruden and Bruce Allen Fired

After an unsuccessful few years in Tampa Bay, the tandem that brought the Raiders to the 2002 Super Bowl have been fired. You have to wonder if the Raiders might make a call to two men they used to employ.

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Breaking Down the Cap: Fargas

When Fargas signed his three-year contract, he received a signing bonus of $6 million. That is spread out over the three years. $2 million each 2008, 2009 and 2010. He received $605K in 2008 base, $2.5 million base for 2009,

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Lofton, Schneider Out, Washington, Lal In

James Lofton has been fired, Schneider jumped ship to USC. Lionel Washington will coach the defensive backs and Sanjay Lal will be promoted to WR coach. We also requested and received permission to interview Jeremy Bates for a position of

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Rob Ryan VS Rex Ryan

During an interview on The Monty Show on Sporting News Radio, Fabian Washington spilled the beans on the differences between Rob and Rex Ryan. As we know, Rex Ryan has been the best defensive coordinator over the past 10 or

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How to Address the Holes in the Offensive Line

Jordan Gross would be a huge pickup for us. Gross is familiar with zone blocking and drive blocking so he will be comfortable with Cable or someone else. He is really a RT in the drive blocking scheme or LT

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The Cable Man Has Rare Five Quality Blend

First off. I keep hearing this and it drives me crazy. Please please please watch out what you read and who you listen to when it comes to Raiders analysis. This team doesn’t lack talent. That is a myth. They

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Blog Tag

Hello all, I’ve discovered a new tool called Microsoft Tag. It is pretty cool tool for smartphones that allows you to take a picture of this barcode and be instantly linked with content. I’ve yet to decide exactly how I

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Exodus of Assistant Coaches, Can Cable Attract A Decent Staff?

Knapp to Seattle to be an OC – Not that I don’t think the guy is a great guy, but he hasn’t had much success being an OC. Not a loss. Ryan to Cleveland to be a DC – I

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Chris Mortensen The Proffessional Liar

Chris Mortensen isn’t scoring any points with Al Davis. There is another case of Mort failing to get both sides of a story an reporting it as fact. Mortensen has tossed out the playbook for journalism as ESPN does on

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