Monthly Archives: March 2009

Preseason Schedule Released

For the 1% of us that actually care about the preseason, I proudly post the 2009 Oakland Raiders Preseason Schedule. Dallas @ Oakland – Jerry Jones gets a taste for one of the worst stadiums in the league before he

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Cause of Fatal Boating Accident Revealed

The accident which claimed the lives of three men off the coast of Florida has been revealed. Apparently, the boat’s anchor got stuck and Bleakley suggested Cooper use the boats engine to pry it loose. When he did so, the

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Degrading the Game: NFL Changes Rules

The NFL has banned the use of a wedge on kickoffs. Long kickoff returns are going to die this season and because defenders will be able to get downfield virtually unblocked in many circumstances, the return man is going to

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Raiders in PRIMETIME

Rejoice Raider Nation! The Raiders received two primetime games. One is opening weekend hosting the Chargers, wearing throwback uniforms. The Raiders wearing throwbacks should be interesting, considering the uniform has hardly been altered. Silver numbers on white jerseys? The other

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Draft Index Podcast 03/22/09

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Cornell Green

Cornell Green was arrested for aggravated assault while trying to catch a plane to Oakland. First let me say, I don’t have a problem cutting Cornell Green for the incident. He is a backup now and should be treated like

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Kahlif Barnes Signs

Not long after I touted the old gimpy guy Orlando Pace, the Raiders quickly moved to strike a deal with young healthy guy Khalif Barnes. He has signed a one year deal. Khalif brings a level of unknown. He was

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Orlando Pace Released

The Rams just released Orlando Pace. Although Pace isn’t the same player he was five years ago, he is still a really good OT, who was healthy most of last season. I can’t see the Raiders not making a run

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Report: Cooper Removed Life Jacket

I thought it might be prudent to chime in about the recent report that Marquis Cooper, Corey Smith and William Bleakley removed their life jackets. The news takes your breathe away. Apparently Cooper and Smith did so and willing let

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Update: Marquis Cooper

Bruce Cooper, Marquis’ father, said that the coast guard may be losing hope that they can find the men alive. Certainly, this long in the water can cause problems, such as hypothermia, etc. The coast guard said that the fact

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Twitter

  • @LeskiwSFBay Say they cut Woodley just b4 next season. He's not landing another job most likely. Leverage to reduce cap #.
    about 5 hours ago
  • @LeskiwSFBay That's why some players negotiate roster bonuses due at start of league year. Have time to shop services.
    about 5 hours ago
  • @LeskiwSFBay Don't have to decide before. Can reel in big fish before throwing him back.
    about 5 hours ago
  • @LeskiwSFBay People forget...elite talents rarely available in free agency unless rare circumstances. Suh is 1, but rare.
    about 5 hours ago
  • @LeskiwSFBay Plenty of money to reel in marquee player assuming they would come. Assuming can keep him for less, still need the bodies/depth
    about 5 hours ago