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The Raiders aren’t who we thought they were….they’re better

The Oakland Raiders are tired of being the team that will be good in a year or two. The team expects to win now and it is winning now. We thought the Raiders needed more talent. We thought that being in the playoff hunt

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Final 53-Man Roster Prediction

The Oakland Raiders will trim their roster to 53 players today. Expect them to make at least two waiver claims Sunday to address needs at defensive back and on the offensive line. As such, there are a couple guys on

Posted in Predictions, Preseason 2015 Tagged with: ,

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. Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

Posted in 2015 Free Agency, 2015 NFL Draft, Free Agency, NFL Draft, Podcast Tagged with: , , , ,

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. Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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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

Posted in 2013 NFL Draft, 2014 NFL Draft Tagged with: ,


  • @Adam_Schneider I wouldn't.
    about 22 mins ago
  • @AsherMathews losing contain implies he was trying to contain. I don't think he was.
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  • RT @JoshDubowAP: Niners tied for 27th in local ratings, #Raiders 31st
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  • @AsherMathews when the fake goes left, Mack chases from the backside. He didn't lose it so much as he guessed wrong.
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