Yearly Archives: 2010

Are The Raiders For Real?

The Raiders have five wins. The Raiders haven't won six or more games since 2002. There is little doubt this team is better than the ones of the past seven seasons. That's not the question everyone is asking. Are the

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Report: Al Davis Wants Campbell

Steve Corkan of the Contra Costa Times is reporting, according to several sources, that Al Davis has expressed his desire for Jason Campbell to remain the starting quarterback. This was one of the possible scenarios I presented this morning for

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Campbell vs. Gradkowski Debate Rages On

To start the season, few were doubting Jason Campbell’s status as the starting quarterback of the Oakland Raiders. Bruce Gradkowski had supporters, but even they thought it was Campbell’s job to lose. Fast forward six quarters of the season and

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Cable Leaning Campbell

Two blowout victories weren't enough to dislodge Bruce Gradkowski's status as the Raiders starting quarterback. Two blowout victories and a overtime victory may have been enough. Tom Cable said he is leaning toward riding the hot-hand. Presumably the hot-hand is

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Raiders Have FORDitude In Win Over Chiefs

When someone had to step up and make a play for the Raiders, it wasn’t stars Nnamdi Asomugha, Zach Miller, or Louis Murphy. They were all inactive on Sunday. It wasn’t top draft-pick Darrius Heyward-Bey or offensive star Darren McFadden.

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Best In The West War: Chiefs @ Raiders Preview

Old school. A kind of gritty, nasty style. Primitive and basic while maintaining a level of purity or nostalgia. Chiefs vs. Raiders is always an old school match up, because the teams have so much history. What is different about

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Put the Blackout on TV

It’s ironic just how much the term “blackout” applies to the Raiders. With 11 straight TV blackouts, the Raiders literally had lost a part of their mystique. This is the Silver and “Black.” The “Black” Hole might be the most

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Studs and Duds From Week 8

While the attention shift the Chiefs this week, allow me to jump back and examine the second great team performance in a row. 33-3 was a pretty good beating of the Seahawks. This game was pretty simple the Raiders killed

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Raiders Rising: Midseason Report

The Raiders are eight games into the 2010 season with a record of 4-4 and have been resurgent in recent weeks, outscoring the Broncos and Seahawks 92-17 after a disappointing loss to the 49ers. Are the silver and black back?

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Report: Asomugha Sprained Ankle

“Raiders CB Nnamdi Asomugha sprained his ankle; MRI on Monday. Ankle is swollen and sore, but Asomugha does not think injury is serious.” – Adam Schefter

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  • RT @Gil_Brandt: .@Chargers look like they have a player in Jason Verrett. Played at LCB today in practice. Can really cover at spot they ne…
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