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Live from Alameda. Draft Special Sunday 4/27

I’m headed to Alameda for the draft next Saturday. I’ll have media credentials and I may have a chance to say a few words to Lane Kiffin as well. I know I’ll be able to sit in on some of

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Defensive End Might Be The Way To Go

Lets look at the defensive line as a whole, which many of us declared the weakest link of hte team last season Sapp’s retirement frees up Kelly to play the 3 tech DT spot, something he had rarely been able

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BPA vs Need: Old Argument; New Concept

It isn’t that you don’t always want to get the best player; you do. However, a team can’t just draft the BPA and ignore all their weaknesses. It is a balance. Too much on one side tips the scale. Talent

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Tenative 2008 NFL Draft Order All Rounds

Edit: Taking up too much space: Here is the details. Not sure where we got the extra 7th from. 1- 4- 4 Oakland2- 3-34 Oakland4- 5- Oakland6- 3- Oakland7- 6- Oakland7-19- Oakland from Minnesota through New York Jets

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Raider Nation: The Draft Rankings (Defense)

Here is the defense: DE:1a. Chris Long – Everydown DE. Limited upside at OLB IMO, but probably will be a very good DE. May not be able to live up to his hype in the NFL, but he has the

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Raider Nation: The Draft Rankings (Offense)

I’ll start with top 5 players at each position. If I feel like it I will do SECOND 5 (otherwise known as 6-10) at a later date. I base what I can on the games I have seen, the film

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Combine Report: Monday

1. Keith Rivers injury keeps him from running. This is a re-occurring injury and could effect his draft stock. 2. Chris Long dominated the combine. However, even he admits he is going to need work if someone wants him to

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