Yearly Archives: 2012

Implications of Salary Cap Rollover

To me, one of the most important yet least talked about changes to the Collective Bargaining Agreement that was signed in 2011, is the ability for teams to rollover any unused salary cap from one year to the next. What

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2012 NFL Strength of Schedule

  Disclaimer Some strength of schedule models calculate strength of schedule based on the opponents the team has faced to date.  My model calculates strength of schedule based on all the opponents on a team’s schedule.  The reason for this

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Raiders Talk with Chris Hansen and Taylor Armosino

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Week 11 NFL Power Rankings 2012

I made some improvements to the power rankings this week. Let me explain some of my reasoning and method. First, I decided that power rankings look at what teams have done and not what they will do so there is

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Week 10 NFL Power Rankings

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Week 5 Raiders Talk With Lincoln Kennedy

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Videocast: Raiders Talk With Lincoln Kennedy

Lincoln Kennedy will be talking about the Raiders on Spreecast today at 3 p.m. PST with Taylor Armosino (@tarmosino) and me (@ChrisHansenNFL). Come check it out.

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Oakland Raiders: Year in Review

Three-hundred-and-sixty-three days have passed since the Raiders opened the 2011 season against the Denver Broncos on Monday Night Football, and at the time many believed the Raiders were finally back on track. Penalties were going to be a thing of

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Live Blog: Lions @ Raiders

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Mike Mitchell: The Line Between Fame and Failure

Mike Mitchell’s journey to the NFL has not exactly been the path of least resistance. The strong safety from Ohio University put up some impressive numbers in college including 212 total tackles, 7 interceptions, and 4 forced fumbles. However, like

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Twitter

  • Already done. RT @Josh_Hastings: Does he get to appeal or no?
    about 49 mins ago
  • @ferone10 Wrong. I'd put our talent roster up against any in the league.
    about 49 mins ago
  • Tamme, Caldwell and Latimer. Plenty of options. Julius Thomas could also see bigger role in passing game. No problem.
    about 50 mins ago
  • Good thing Bleacher Report doesn't test for caffeine.
    about 53 mins ago
  • #Broncos will be fine. Transition away from Welker was already underway.
    about 54 mins ago