Monthly Archives: October 2010

Bye Bye Bust Label: Draft Picks Shining For The Raiders

People line up to declare the next Al Davis draft selection a bust because the Raiders are well known for draft blunders. These people point to a lack of football instincts in the players Al Davis drafts. They say things

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Special Teams Battle: Brian Schneider vs. John Fassel

Remember Brian Schneider? I bet most of the Raider Nation does, because Schneider coached the Raiders special teams in 2007 and 2008. Schneider was considered by many to be a great special teams coordinator for the Raiders. What was so

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Studs and Duds From Week 7

Hard to find a dud, but I did manage to find a couple. Studs were equally hard because of the multitude of good performances, so you can really make a case for several players. STUDS Chris Johnson He has taken

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Raiders Buck Broncos, 59-14

Now the hard part; recovering from the win. The Raiders have had the uncanny ability to recover from losses, but a marked inability to recover from a win. Back-to-back wins would be a marker for this team. The concept is

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Raiders To Renew Mile-High Membership

Last season, the Raiders went into Denver and got a win on the back of JaMarcus Russell. Charlie Frye started the game and Russell came in when Frye was injured to lead the Raiders to victory. Michael Bush had 144

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Studs and Duds From Week 6

The Raiders scored nine points on offense and gave up 196 yards passing to Alex Smith and 149 yards rushing to Frank Gore. Michael Crabtree and Vernon Davis caught touchdown passes. I’d call that a complete failure to execute any

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By The Numbers: Mile-High Matchup

Defense: YPG AllowedBroncos: 337.5 (19)Raiders: 346.3 (22) YPP AllowedBroncos: 5.6 (22)Raiders: 5.7 (24) Total Points AllowedBroncos: 140 (27)Raiders 151 (29) SacksBroncos: 10 (13)Raiders: 7 (27) TurnoversBroncos: 5 INT, 4 Fumbles, Raiders: 2 INT, 6 Fumbles, 2 Blocks, 1 TD, 1

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Fishing For Answers

After a dismal game in San Francisco and six games into the 2010 season the fans and media are starting to smell rotten fish carcasses. Below in no particular order are players that are floating belly up at the surface.

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Battle of the Bay: Raiders @ 49ers Preview

The Raiders have a chance to do something they haven’t done since 2002; get back to .500. While bragging rights are always icing on the cake, the Raiders may be as desperate for a win as the 0-5 49ers. The 49ers season

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Studs and Duds From Week 5

Watching the game a second time and grading players is quite a task. It also set my readers up for a disappointment this week. I didn’t watch the game a second time. There I said it and it was like

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Twitter

  • @RokThunderpunch Low.
    about 7 hours ago
  • @raiderfaninoz @HBNadolny They want to use him a lot with his hand in the dirt. He's stout enough.
    about 7 hours ago
  • @raiderfaninoz He's responded. Holmes/Little also haven't done much, so that has helped him.
    about 7 hours ago
  • @ju_1212 I believe you can draft with the ESPN app this year.
    about 7 hours ago
  • @ju_1212 There will be drafts W, TH, F. Can't guarantee anything.
    about 8 hours ago