Monthly Archives: September 2011

Studs & Duds From Week 2

The pain of defeat had a nasty sting to it Sunday when the Raiders blew a big lead in the second half and were downed by the Bills in the final minute. This game, unlike the first game, had many

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No Time To Panic

Sunday proved that the Raiders offense is good even with their starting receivers out. Jacoby Ford, Darrius Heyward-Bey, Louis Murphy, and Kevin Boss were all out. Surely they would struggle.  Jason Campbell showed that he may be  the Raiders quarterback for years to come. He

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Don’t Say Sorry

“You definitely don’t want to ever feel like you’re letting your offense down and yesterday we did.” -Stanford Routt “We have a good group of men in that locker room who hopefully have learned a very valuable lesson that we

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What If?

If Rolando McClain makes a few more tackles… If Nick Miller doesn’t trip on his own feet… If the Raiders “daunting” front four sacks Ryan Fitzpatrick just once… If Tyvon Branch isn’t called for roughness on a defenseless receiver and

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Your Turn Secondary

Any NFL fan, outside of Buffalo, should have been surprised by the complete dominant performance the Buffalo Bills unleashed on the Kansas City Chiefs in week one.  The Bills, who been near the bottom of the AFC East for quite

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Tale of the tape: Raiders @ Bills Preview

For two teams looking to turn things a whole culture around, the Oakland Raiders and the Buffalo Bills meet in what is bound to be an early statement game. After demolishing their Week 1 opponents (41-7 in favor of the

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Bush’s Payday Looms

Last Monday night the Raiders secured the current longest win streak inside a division and ended the embarrassing 11-game losing streak in prime time games. After the Oakland Raiders week one victory on MNF one thing is certain: The Raiders are

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Is Pryor Al’s Last Hurrah?

Just as the world was being set a blaze by Cam Newton’s performance in his first ever NFL start, I couldn’t help but think about our version of a freak athletic quarterback Terrelle Pryor. Newton’s stat line was eye-popping for

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Studs & Duds From Monday Night

Who played well on Monday? Maybe a few are obvious, maybe a few weren’t obvious. It’s always a little more difficult to determine a dud, expecially if the player didn’t make any glaring or obvious mistakes.   Studs Darren McFadden

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Raiders’ Brash Attitude Propelled Win Over the Broncos

During the night telecast of the Monday night opening double-header between two bitter AFC West rivals, something ESPN analyst Trent Dilfer said caught not only my attention, but I’m sure a lot of other residents of Raider Nation as well.

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  • @BlxckHole20 His best work, no doubt. Still think DJ was a good pick...can't predict injuries he's had. .
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  • @RaiderBounty That's Mark's process, but Reggie came highly recommended.
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  • @RaiderBounty Hue was Mark's call. Palmer was about to make $15 million on a cap-strapped team. You are only evaluating the stuff you want.
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  • @RaiderBounty You have to evaluate every decision based on the process, not the result. Every GM makes mistakes.
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  • @RaiderBounty You have benefit of hindsight.
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