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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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2011 Oakland Raiders Season Preview

Only two seasons ago the Raiders had trouble scoring touchdowns. All of that changed when Hue Jackson arrived as offensive coordinator prior to the 2010 season. Despite the continued problems pass blocking the Raiders vaulted into the top ten in

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The 2011 Breakout Player Will Be…

Darrius Heyward-Bey. You read that right. Darrius Heyward-Bey the much maligned first-round draft pick two seasons ago will the be Raiders breakout player. For the record, I think Matt Shaughnessy is going to have a monster year, but he was

Posted in 2011 Preview, Predictions

20 Bold Predictions 2011

What can you expect of the Raiders this season? More on that in the season preview later this week. This is about bold predictions. We will revist them at the end of the season and see how we did. I

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Raiders Served ‘Vanilla’ This Preseason

Remember the dumb brother from the movie “Corky Romano”? Trying to order rum raisin nut, rocky road, then pistachio. The guy keeps telling him we only have the three flavors on the sign; Vanilla, Chocolate, Strawberry. That’s what Hue Jackson has

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Pryor Will Successfully Appeal Suspension

It is common belief that Terrelle Pryor was suspended five games by the NFL because of his miss steps at Ohio State. This is simply untrue. Terrelle Pryor was suspended five games for not following the rules of the supplemental

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53-Man Roster Takes Shape

Cuts Include: Sam Williams,Trent Edwards, Walter McFadden, Jeremy Ware, Kevin Brock, Mason Brodine, Jamie Cumbie, Chris Francis, Bani Gbadyu, Derrick Hill, Tommie Hill, Chad Jackson, Jeremy Leman, Eddie McGee, Glenn Pakulak, Alex Parsons, Louis Rankin, Manase Tonga, Roy Shuening, Shaun

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Walter McFadden, Lito Sheppard First Cuts

First news of cuts come in and my roster prediction already looks terrible. The Raiders parted ways with Walter McFadden. I should have gone with my gut and my belief he would be cut for months. Lito Sheppard looked good

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Prediction Fiction: Who Will Make The 53?

It’s been a good run, even if it ends this year. No one has been better at predicting the 53-man roster for the past few years. My not-so-humble brag will ultimately make this prediction terrible, but I’ve got to make

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Raidersblog Radio: WONE Ohio

Appeared on WONE Ohio last week to talk Terrelle Pryor and the Battle of the Bay.

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Twitter

  • Yup. RT @dmac1043: Yikes Sylvester Williams looks awful.
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  • RT @Jeff_Legwold: Talib just jogged back on field.
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  • RT @Jeff_Legwold: Talib played a couple snaps then went back to locker room.
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  • #Chargers do good to get a FG before the half. Trail 10-6, but something to build on.
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