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Oakland Raiders’ Studs and Duds From Preseason Week 1

The Oakland Raiders finally look like a competitive football team again. That should be the biggest takeaway from their preseason rout of the St. Louis Rams. Quarterback Derek Carr and the offense looked significantly improved from a year ago, thanks

Posted in Preseason 2015

Preseason Week 1 Players to Peruse

The Oakland Raiders season officially kicks off Friday night. Unfortunately, it’s preseason. Fortunately, there are still plenty of things to watch. It seems like this every year, but this truly is one of the most interesting Raiders teams in years.

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2015 Offseason Preview Podcast

In the long-awaited return of the Raidersblog podcast, I discuss the completed coaching staff and preview free agency and the draft.

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Podcast Episode 30: Start the Carr & 53-Man Roster Discussion

In the long-awaited return of the podcast, I discuss starting Derek Carr and predict the 53-man roster as well as discuss various roster scenarios.

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2014 53-Man Roster Prediction (Final)

Quarterbacks (3): Matt Schaub*, Derek Carr, Matt McGloin Backs (5): Maurice Jones-Drew, Darren McFadden, Latavius Murray, Jamize Olawale, FB Marcel Reece Wide Receivers (6): Rod Streater, James Jones, Denarius Moore, Andre Holmes, Greg Little, Brice Butler Tight Ends (3): TE

Posted in 2014 Training Camp, Predictions

Training Camp Day 1 Audio 7/25

Dennis Allen Khalil Mack Matt Schaub

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Stop Complaining About the 2014 Schedule

Believe it or not, the NFL did the Raiders a favor with the 2014 schedule. Sure, it’s tough schedule, but the opponents are predetermined. The order matters, but the NFL did everything they could to make it easier on the

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2014 NFL Draft Prospects: Likes and Dislikes

Thanks to the great people at Draft Breakdown, I’ve been able to watch cutups of a lot of draft prospects over the last two years. One thing that has always bothered me is having to trust rankings and player opinions

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Podcast Episode 29 – DeSean Jackson, Carlos Rogers and More!

Listen in as I discuss DeSean Jackson, review free agency and discuss next steps for the Oakland Raiders. or other podcast clients: http://raidersblog.com/feed/podcast

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Raiders Salary Cap Floor Calculations 2013-2016

The NFL requires every team to spend 89% of the salary cap in cash over a four-year period from 2013-2016. The Raiders spend just $63.4 million in cash last season, leaving a $46.1 million deficit to makeup over the next

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