Monthly Archives: March 2011

Raiders Missing Key 3-4 Ingredient

The Raiders public relations primed the fan base for a switch to the 3-4 defense with a story about the Raiders "evolving" defense and how the Raiders played the 3-4 during super bowl seasons. When it comes to switching from

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Eugene and Boller Signed

What would a day of contract announcements be without two more? Kyle Boller got a slight bump in pay to $1.25 million and will be the primary backup to Jason Campbell. Hiram Eugene was signed for four years and will

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Loper and Bennett Sign Contracts

Daniel Loper and Michael Bennett signed contracts prior to the Collective Bargaining Agreement expiring. Loper signed for two years and $4.2 million. The contract contains $300,000 bonus and he will make $1.9 million in 2011 and $2 million in 2012.

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2010 Wide Receivers Review

By Rick Drummond, Profootballfocus.com (on twitter: @PFF_Rick) Remember 2003? That was the last time we found ourselves looking out to either side of Raider formations to see Tim Brown and Jerry Rice taking their positions, surveying coverage, itching to shred

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Bresnahan Named Defensive Coordinator

The Raiders announced what had been expected for weeks. Chuck Bresnahan will be the Raiders new defensive coordinator. It is a disappointment to most fans. Bresnahan doesn’t have a great track record leading defenses nor was he great when he

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Miller and Bush Receive First and Third-Round Tenders

I just received word that the Raiders placed the high restricted free agent tender on both Zach Miller and Michael Bush. Makes sense from a Raiders perspective and there is a poor chance they actually have to play for those

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Exclusive Tender Fuels Anti-Davis Sentiment

Kamerion Wimbley was designated the Raiders franchise player. In typical Al Davis form, the tag was of the exclusive variety. This means Wimbley will be paid the average of the top five paid linebackers this season, instead of the average

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