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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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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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Scouting The Enemy: KC Chiefs 2012 Training Camp

Al Pacino said “Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer”, and that’s exactly what I did Wednesday as I traveled to St. Joseph, Missouri to attend Chiefs training camp. The Raider Nation has tremendous dedication and support for their

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What To Expect From Terrelle Pryor

Terrelle Pryor was drafted by the Oakland Raiders in the third round of the 2011 supplemental draft. It was the late Al Davis’ last draft pick for a franchise that he ran for half a century. His last pick was

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Why The Raiders Are The Most Versatile Team In The NFL

Training Camp. The time year when players have the chance to showcase their off-season hard work, coaches get the chance to put their visions into motion, and speculation begins flying around at an unprecedented rate. Some teams choose to stay

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Do the Raiders Need a Power Back?

Much like the understanding that the NFL has become a passing league, it has also has adopted the “running back by committee” model. In a day and age where running backs seem to be a dime a dozen, teams are

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Preseason Profile: Nathan Stupar, LB

Nathan Stupar #54 College: Penn State Height: 6’1⅝” Weight: 241 lbs Arm Length: 31.3″ Hand Size 9.1″   40 Yard Dash: 4.78 3 Cone Drill: 6.84 20 Yard Shuttle: 4.28 Bench Press: 21 reps Vertical Jump: 31″ Broad Jump: 116″

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Preseason Profile: Kaelin Burnett, LB

Kaelin Burnett #57 College: Nevada Height: 6’3½” Weight: 234 lbs Arm Length: N/A Hand Size N/A   40 Yard Dash: 4.64 3 Cone Drill: 6.70 20 Yard Shuttle: 4.30 Bench Press: 20 reps Vertical Jump: 34.5″ Broad Jump: 129″  

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Preseason Profile: Miles Burris, LB

Miles Burris #56 College: San Diego St. Height: 6’2⅛” Weight: 246 lbs Arm Length: 31.7″ Hand Size 9.7″   40 Yard Dash: 4.67 3 Cone Drill: 6.81 20 Yard Shuttle: 4.20 Bench Press: 31 reps Vertical Jump: 37.5″ Broad Jump:

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Preseason Profile: Travis Goethel, LB

Travis Goethel #50 College: Arizona St. Height: 6’2½” Weight: 240 lbs Arm Length: 32.0″ Hand Size 9.6″   40 Yard Dash: 4.81 3 Cone Drill: 6.93 20 Yard Shuttle: 4.54 Bench Press: 21 reps Vertical Jump: 35″ Broad Jump: 111″

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