Monthly Archives: September 2010

Clearing Up Mike Mitchell vs Stevie Brown

Stevie Brown is indeed the Raiders final cut to get down to 53 players. A small controversy may have been stirred up by a South Florida radio host named Andy Slater. According to his bio, he once worked as the tech

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Breaking: Stevie Brown Final Cut

There were whispers all afternoon that it could be Stevie Brown being cut. He was just removed from Raiders.com. Although no formal announcement has been made. This comes as a bit of a shock to many who thought it would

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Official Roster Cuts

Colt Brennan – As expected. He was just a camp arm. Jay Richardson – A bit surprising, but with injury he wasn’t spectacular. Shaun Bodiford – Looks better in the final preseason game, but group was too big and he

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Unofficial Roster Cuts

Tom Cable will address the media after practice to confirm the roster cuts and moves. Colt Brennan – As expected. He was just a camp arm. Jay Richardson – A bit surprising, but with injury he wasn’t spectacular. Shaun Bodiford

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Rumors: Huff, Mitchell Out

Earlier this evening Michael Lombardi reported on NFL Network that one high profile name that could be traded on Saturday was Raiders safety Michael Huff. Lombardi confirmed that Huff was on the bubble to me on Twitter. Also noteworthy was

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Predicting the 53-Man Roster

Last season, I predicted 48 of the Raiders 53-man roster correctly. Jerry McDonald also missed five. Paul Guiterrez and David White missed six. It seems that the roster is much harder to predict going into 2010. There are various positions

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Raiders Defeat Seahawks, 27-24

With only four regular starters the Raiders continued their early game success this preseason. Manase Tonga scored on a 32-yard screen pass from Bruce Gradkowski.  Higgins caught a 9-yard touchdown pass after a Darrius Heyward-Bey touchdown catch was negated by

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Special Teams Makes The Difference

When it comes to making the back end of a NFL roster, the most important thing is often how well the player can play special teams. When attempting to predict the 53-man roster, it is important to break the ties

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Raiders Refute ESPN Report

The Raiders made an official statement about their interest in Cardinals quarterback Matt Leinart: “ESPN’s Adam Schefter is once again making untrue statements about The Oakland Raiders, this time regarding Matt Leinart. The Raiders have never discussed trading for Leinart.

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Report: Raiders Discuss Trading For Leinart

The Matt Leinart era is about to end in Arizona. He is being shopped around the league. According to Adam Schefter, the three teams who have discussed trading for Leinart are the Bills, Raiders and Giants. There are a few

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Twitter

  • Lombardi Trophies out to announce Sparano as interim HC. Need to put those in storage and leave them there until team deserves them again.
    about 55 mins ago
  • RT @JeffDarlington: The grind/politics got best of Sparano late in tenure with Miami, but what I witnessed him do in 2008 was special. 1-15…
    about 57 mins ago
  • RT @PugetZulu: #Raidernation Our ex-coach was not that tough, "Sparano is an ass kicker," and he will run tough practices. ~ Greg Papa
    about 2 hours ago
  • @adbrandt @Deadspin This is pretty good. Will there be lawyers?
    about 2 hours ago
  • @timkawakami Fans are always going to scream at us. They will scream when we are right and when we are wrong. Just how it goes.
    about 2 hours ago