Monthly Archives: November 2011

Studs and Duds From Week 10

The Raiders really took it to the Chargers on Thursday night and came away with a seven-point victory in San Diego. The Raiders played well and a few players really stood out in a good way and a couple in

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Posted in Raiders @ Chargers, Regular Season 2011, Studs & Duds

Seven Things From Thursday Night

1. TAG! YOU’RE IT. – Michael Bush proved once again just how productive he can be as a starter in this league.  His 242 yards from scrimmage were the most by a Raider since the merger.  The Raiders need to

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Posted in Raiders @ Chargers, Regular Season 2011

Week 10 Preview: Short Week, Short Handed

Wow.  That was ugly.  The Raiders have played themselves into a corner after dropping two straight divisional games to less talented football teams.  After the “bully” had his nose broken on Sunday, the Raiders will have to heal quickly because

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Posted in Raiders @ Chargers, Regular Season 2011

Raiders’ Week 10 Fantasy Outlook

Quarterback There’s absolutely no way you should play Carson Palmer this week. He’s averaging 3 INTs a week and his yardage certainly isn’t making up for that. He threw for 3 touchdowns last week, but the INTs nearly balance out

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Posted in Fantasy Football, Uncategorized

Midseason Report Card

The Raidersblog team gives their grades at the midway point of the season. Quarterback Chris Hansen: B Brandon Dwonch: C – (Incomplete) Nick Silverman: B- Natalie Saar: C – (Boller D) Bram Makonda: C+ Jeff Fagen: B Overall GPA: 2.5

Posted in Broncos @ Raiders, Browns @ Raiders, Chiefs @ Raiders, Jets @ Raiders, Patriots @ Raiders, Raiders @ Bills, Raiders @ Broncos, Raiders @ Texans, Regular Season 2011

Contest: Predict & Win a Pair of Bucketfeet!

Predict Carson Palmer’s passing yards over the next three games and win a pair of Bucketfeet! The shoes not your style? Predict and win them for a friend or family member. Two silver and black style’s to choose from. I wasn’t sure about

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Posted in Contests and Giveaways

Just Balance, Baby!

Every year around this time something happens in the NFL, but not usually in Oakland. Al Davis had a grip on the Raiders for decades so it hadn’t quite taken root until now. The influence of the Head Coach begins to percolate through the

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Posted in Hue Jackson, Regular Season 2011

Studs and Duds From Week 9

Since I’ve already blasted Hue Jackson and Chuck Bresnahan, we’ll keep this to the players who didn’t perform on Sunday. Studs Lamarr Houston – One of the few Raider defenders who showed up on Sunday. He’s becoming a force on the

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Posted in Broncos @ Raiders, Regular Season 2011, Studs & Duds

Hue-yuck!

Hue Jackson essentially benched Darrius Heyward-Bey, the team’s most productive receiver, in favor freshly signed T.J. Houshmandzadeh and rookie Denarius Moore. Moore’s production has dipped since taking over punt return duties and was targeted on three of the six interceptions against

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Posted in Al Davis, Broncos @ Raiders, Hue Jackson

Week 9 Preview: Matchups To Watch

Hue Jackson vs. Hue Jackson This is the most important matchup of the game. Jackson made himself look foolish with the Raiders quarterback situation two weeks ago and Kyle Boller and Carson Palmer combined to throw six interceptions. Jackson will

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Posted in Broncos @ Raiders, Regular Season 2011

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