Monthly Archives: February 2012

Free Agency Strategy: Play Moneyball

A lot has been made of the Raiders lack of draft selections in the 2012 NFL draft. The Raiders have just two, but are likely to be awarded a few more by the NFL when they announce compensatory picks in

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Ranking the Oakland Raiders 2012 Offseason Hires

Al Davis carefully planned his estate so his son could retain full control of the team. It will be Mark Davis who leads the team into an era of Raiders football without his legendary father. Mark Davis waited three months before making

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10 Biggest Roster Holes

The Raiders don’t have many draft picks, but it doesn’t mean there aren’t several holes the Raiders would like to fill through the draft. Reggie McKenzie may try to add more picks via trade and will also look to add players

Posted in 2012 Free Agency, Free Agency, Offseason 2012

Offseason Shopping List

As seen on Bleacher Report. The first offseason without the presence of legendary owner Al Davis will prove to be the most intriguing one in decades for the Oakland Raiders. Reggie McKenzie takes over as the main football executive and

Posted in 2012 Free Agency, Free Agency, Offseason 2012

Access Denied

It’s clear that Dennis Allen is ready to take the reins as a head coach in the NFL. Allen is praised by his peers, he has earned the respect of his former players, he has even been mentored by some

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Allen’s Coordinator Options

Defensive Coordinator   Bill Johnson – Raiders denied permission to interview. Age: 65 Current Position: Defensive Line Coach, New Orleans Saints Previous DC Experience: None Notes: Coached at Texas A&M during Dennis Allen’s playing career and got him hired by

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  • RT @AdamSchefter: USC wanted to interview Bengals OC Hue Jackson for head coach job, but timing did not and could not work out during NFL s…
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  • Bad comparison. That's mental preparedness thing. Level of comp debate older than game itself. I do not subscribe.
    about 12 hours ago
  • @RaiderBeat Always a projection from college to pros. Always.
    about 18 hours ago
  • Hayden doesn't look much like he did in college. I feel like most of his issues are between the ears. Important factor, but strange deal.
    about 20 hours ago
  • Not if you watched his college tape. How would you even know a "reach" when you saw it? BS narrative.
    about 20 hours ago