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Always interesting in Oakland

This year has been very interesting in Oakland. On October 8, Al Davis passed away. The entire sports world focused on the life and accomplishments of Al Davis and the Raiders. The next day the Raiders responded with a win on

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Posted in Al Davis, Hue Jackson, Regular Season 2011

Week 6 Preview: Browns @ Raiders

On Offense With all the discussion about last week’s emotional win in Houston it is easy to forget that statistically, last week was the Raiders worse offensive game. Last week, the Raiders finished with 278 offensive yards marking the first

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Posted in 2011 Preview, Browns @ Raiders, Regular Season 2011

Recipe for Domination vs Browns: Run

The Raiders identity on offense relies on power in the running game and speed outside. Last week, Darren McFadden had a total of 51 rushing yards. McFadden has had a grand total of 126 rushing yards a 63 yards per

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Posted in Al Davis, Browns @ Raiders, Regular Season 2011

Raiders Displayed Strong ‘Will To Win’

The Raiders should have been defeated by the Houston Texans on Sunday. The offense came out extremely flat and did not get a first down until the 2nd quarter and only had four at halftime. For most of the game the Raiders

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Posted in Al Davis, Raiders @ Texans, Regular Season 2011

The Raiders Linebacker Problem

The strength of the Raiders defense as everyone knows is the defensive line. It is anchored by six-time pro-bowler Richard Seymour and 300-pounder Tommy Kelly. The defensive line also features two young stout defensive ends, Matt Shaugnessey and Lamarr Houston.

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Posted in Regular Season 2011

Pick Up the Pieces and Play

Hue Jackson said it right when discussing the Patriot game, “We got beat by a team and an organization that’s a little bit better than us at this point.” For the Raiders to beat a team like the Patriots they

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Posted in Patriots @ Raiders, Regular Season 2011

Week 4 Preview: Pressure On Raiders Defense

It’s all about the defense this Sunday. The performance of the defense will either cement the Raiders as one of the elite teams in the NFL or it will push the Raiders back into mediocrity.   Richard Seymour vs Patriots

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Posted in Patriots @ Raiders, Regular Season 2011

Missing Hiram

After the Raiders “bullied” the Jets it is easy to forget the team has inadequacies. Even though the Raiders have a very imposing defensive line and are tied for third in the league with 10 sacks, the defense is still

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Posted in Regular Season 2011

Davis Has Given Jackson Tools For Offensive Success

Can you remember when the Raiders were without a real deep threat? On multiple occasions the Raiders had a roster filled with receivers who could only run in a straight line? The Raiders also had their fair share of divas at

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Posted in 2011 Free Agency, Free Agency, Regular Season 2011

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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Posted in Raiders @ Bills, Regular Season 2011

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