Monthly Archives: July 2010

‘Learning Intensive’ Practices Delay Assessment

The Raider Nation must wait until Monday to begin assessing the team behind the leadership of new starter Jason Campbell. Thanks to Tom Cable’s ‘learning intensive’ practices, the Raiders will not put on pads until Monday.The offense could put the

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McClain Receives $23 Million Guaranteed

Raiders first-round draft pick Rolando McClain signed a five-year $40 million contract with about $23 million in guarantees. McClain should arrive in time to participate in camp activities today. Al Davis has a long history of getting his picks signed

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Step Up Your Game: Richard Seymour

Fourth in a series analyzing players that need to step up their game in 2010 for the Raiders to be a playoff team. Franchise Player Richard Seymour is the Raiders’ Exclusive Franchise Player. No long-term contract was agreed upon before

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Raiders Announce Campbell As Starter

Removing any notion of a competition between Jason Campbell and Bruce Gradkowski, the Raiders sent a mass email announcing Campbell starting quarterback. Look for Campbell to receive all of the first team reps during training camp. More to come…

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RIP Jack Tatum

Jack Tatum died today at the age of 61 of a heart attack. ‘The Assassin’ as he was known, will forever be the model of a hard-hitting safety. Rest in peace Jack.

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Houston Signs, McClain Deal Immenent

The Raiders have announced the signing of Lamarr Houston. I reported earlier today on Twitter that the deal would likely be done today. McClain’s deal should be signed in time for him to take the field when the Raiders start

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Step Up Your Game: Thomas Howard

Third in a series analyzing players on the 2010 Raiders that need to step up their game for the Raiders to become a playoff team. Who Will Cover? The strength of the starting linebackers in 2009 was certainly their ability

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Step Up Your Game: Samson Satele

Second in a series analyzing players on the 2010 Raiders that need to step up their game for the Raiders to become a playoff team. Anchoring the Line There has been much talk about Mario Henderson’s spot at left tackle.

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Stevie Brown Signed, Two To Go

The Raiders announced the signing of seventh-round S/LB Stevie Brown. The only unsigned draft picks are now first-round pick Rolando McClain and second-round pick Lamarr Houston. No first-round picks are signed and just a couple second-rounders have signed their rookie

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Announcing Raiders-Blog.com!

Welcome to Raiders-Blog.com! The new domain is up and running. There may be a few quirks here and there while I make all the necessary updates. http://raidersblog.tk and http://raidernationstation.blogspot.com will still work if you prefer to use them. I’m also

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Twitter

  • @PizzaAccident @leanimal99 I said that as well.
    about 18 mins ago
  • No Latavius Murray Sunday for the #Raiders. I am not feeling great about my upset special without him.
    about 18 mins ago
  • RT @FallonSmithCSN: #Raiders injury report attached... Most notable, RB Latavius Murray has been ruled OUT of Sunday's game vs Rams. http:/…
    about 19 mins ago
  • RT @leanimal99: . @ChrisHansenNFL on Derek Carr "He's had his ups and downs, he's thrown well throughout the season and he's a natural lead…
    about 20 mins ago
  • @Gotnext Haha.
    about 7 hours ago