Monthly Archives: August 2010

Injury Updates: Schilens, Bush & Campbell

Chaz Schilens will miss 3-6 weeks after undergoing surgery on his knee. He is more than likely out for the opener and likely will also miss the first few weeks of the season. His injury history is now pages long

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Post Game Wrap: Raiders Fall Late 28-24

We learned quite a bit about the 2010 Raiders in the third preseason game, often considered a regular season primer. Although the Raiders lost the final score, the score when the bulk of the starters exited the game was 21-17

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Important Preseason Game?

In what is often a regular season preview, the Raiders will face their regional rival from across the bay. When the Raiders and 49ers kickoff, their will be a few important things to watch. Will Bruce Gradkowki be able to

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Gradkowski Falling, Boller Rising

Bruce Gradkowski can’t seem to stay healthy. Among his ailments of the last two seasons are torn MCLs in both knees, a torn pectoral and sore groin. Despite Gradkowski’s extensive injury history he has started a few games and been

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Schilens Has Surgery, McClain All Business

Receiver Chaz Schilens had arthroscopic knee surgery. The timetable for his return is not known at this point. If Schilens isn’t able to return by the start of the season, the starters would likely be Louis Murphy and Darrius Heyward-Bey. Zach

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Raiders Getting Healthy, Sans Schilens

Tom Cable announced all the players that missed Saturday’s game in Chicago should be back to practice Tuesday except for wide receiver Chaz Schilens. Schilens may have over compensated for his foot injury and may need a scope of his

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Room For Improvement in Preseason Win

Wins are not usually important during the preseason. The goal is to evaluate the roster so the team can win during the regular season. Fans shouldn’t get too excited about preseason wins, no matter how impressive they might be. Remember

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Watch The Passing Game

Preseason is not a time to worry about wins and losses. The coaches aren’t worried about wins because too often a score is the result of little to no game planning. The coaches will go back and evaluate every player in

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2010 Contest: Offense YPG

Second annual regular season contest. Predict the total yards per game of offense for the Oakland Raiders during the 2010 regular season. Example: In 2009, the Raiders had 266.1 yards per game (ypg). This was 31st in the league. Worst

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Kelly Trims Down

In 2008, the Raiders gave Tommy Kelly a monster contract in the form of $18.125 million in guarantees with $25.125 million total in the first three years. It is worth noting, Kelly stands to make about $4.5 million in 2010,

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