Monthly Archives: April 2010

10 Lingering Questions For The Raiders

The Raiders had a few basic goals this offseason: Improve the rush defense without sacrificing a pass rush, protect the QB, improve the return game, and acquire a better QB. I'm not sure even the Raiders believed they could address

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Undrafted Free Agent Signees

Manase Tonga, FB, BYU – Scouting ReportAlex Daniels, DE, Cincinnati – Scouting ReportTrent Guy, WR, LouisvilleBrashton Satele, LB, HawaiiAlex Parsons, RG, USC – Scouting ReportAndre Anderson, RB, Tulane – Scouting Report - VideoChane Moline, FB, UCLAKellen Heard, OT/DT, Memphis *All Unconfirmed

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Raiders Draft Recap

The Oakland Raiders 2010 draft is over and Raider Nation should be happy. The Raiders selected productive football players early and saved projects with potential for the later rounds. Round 1 (8) – Rolando McClain, LB, 6-3, 254, AlabamaRound 2

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Campbell An Amazing Value

It isn’t often you can get a starting QB via trade. It is even more rare when you can get a starting QB for a fourth round pick two years into the future. The Raiders have added a year to

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Jason Campbell is a Raider

Jason Campbell is a Raider. The compensation isn’t yet known, but he will be a Raider and will immediately make the Raiders a playoff contender. I’ll have more analysis later….

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The Defensive Scheme Mystery

Tom Cable said in his day two press conference that Lamaar Houston would play “end” in the Raiders scheme. What? A 305 pound end? Bigger than Desmond Bryant, Richard Seymour and Tommy Kelly, While it would be easy to pinpoint

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Raiders Trade Back Twice, Select Houston

The Raiders wisely traded back twice and selected Texas defensive tackle Lamaar Houston. Houston is a 3-Tech that could push Kelly for the starting position. The Raiders picked up a 5th and 6th round pick by moving back. More analysis

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Rolando McClain Video

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Tom Cable on Rolando McClain

Tom Cable talked about the need to fix the Raiders run defense and didn’t have any concerns about McClain’s 4.67 speed at 260 pounds. Keep it tuned…

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Raiders Select Rolando McClain

The Raiders got it right. They selected a beast linebacker to help the run defense. Now the question: Are the Raiders switching to a 3-4 defense. More to come.

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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 4 hours ago
  • @LeskiwSFBay That's why some players negotiate roster bonuses due at start of league year. Have time to shop services.
    about 4 hours ago
  • @LeskiwSFBay Don't have to decide before. Can reel in big fish before throwing him back.
    about 4 hours ago
  • @LeskiwSFBay People forget...elite talents rarely available in free agency unless rare circumstances. Suh is 1, but rare.
    about 4 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 4 hours ago