Monthly Archives: April 2010

Minicamp Highlights

How about some one-liners?- JaMarcus Russell looked good, who knows what that means going forward.- Russell looked noticeably thinner than last season, not 300 pounds (Shame on NationalFootballPost.com for reporting it)- Richard Seymour is working on a long-term contract with

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Minicamp: Magic or Misery?

There is an elephant in the room and every other sports writer on the planet is going to want to talk about him.I will attempt to write an entire blog post without mentioning He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named. Minicamp can be the start of

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Tony Washington Deserves a Chance

I’ve advocated Abilene Christian offensive tackle Tony Washington via my blog and twitter. Washington is a registered sex offender and is required to register for life. He was convicted of having consensual sex with his 15-year-old sister, when he was

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Minicamp Preview

Now that minicamp has finally arrived, the Raiders will get a chance to take a look at its draft picks and free agent signings. Will JaMarcus Russell participate? Will he be cut? Questions only Al Davis can answer and not

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2009 Jason Campbell Video Interviews

Raiders new quarterback Jason Campbell was interviewed last offseason by Antwaan Randle El. If you want learn about the Raiders quarterback’s character, work ethic and personality, these videos may be able to help. Part 2: Part 3: Part 4: Part

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Raiders Want a Redo: Russell Will Compete

According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, Russell will be allowed to report to minicamp and compete for the job. If Al Davis is intent on keeping Russell, this is the way to do it. Cutting Russell right now would be a

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Position To Watch: Left Tackle

There were approximately four major needs the Raiders wanted to address this offseason. 1 – The Quarterback 2 – The Run Defense 3 – The Offensive Line 4 – The Return Game Time will tell if the offseason moves will

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Is Russell, Davis or the NFL to Blame?

Who is to blame for one of the biggest draft busts of all-time?   JaMarcus Russell? Is the 300 pound quarterback to blame for his career demise?   While it certainly is an easy case to make, many others have

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Rock Cartwright Signs One Year Deal

According to Chick Hernandez of Comcast Sports Net, RB/KR Rock Cartwright will sign a one-year deal with the Raiders. Cartwright is a kick return specialist and backup running back. He will probably play some fullback as well. He will be

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and the Winner is…

Last week, I started a pre-draft contest to guess the Raiders first round draft pick. The six individuals who entered guessed correctly and deserve the bragging rights: Twitter Username:TDRaidersDonJuanG13BuckRebelTerryLeeMBDAndersLevance2Raidersblog (me) By random selection the winner of $25 Online Gift Certificate

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Twitter

  • RT @MikeGarafolo: Verrett ended the night in a sling. Tests today will tell full story. Shocking he played at all last night. Defending Den…
    about 4 hours ago
  • RT @MikeGarafolo: There's a fear Chargers rookie CB Jason Verrett made his shoulder injury worse last night and could miss significant time…
    about 4 hours ago
  • @Gotnext No butt to cover at this point. I think they are just being honest.
    about 8 hours ago
  • @bylindsayhjones @ChrisHarrisJr Congrats Chris! We just had out second. I don't have the 3 picks, but I'm not complaining.
    about 17 hours ago
  • @gpettooh Probably true. Chargers need to get healthy. Have about a month to do so, but need to also win 3 games and not suffer any more.
    about 18 hours ago