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Campbell An Amazing Value

It isn’t often you can get a starting QB via trade. It is even more rare when you can get a starting QB for a fourth round pick two years into the future. The Raiders have added a year to

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Posted in 2010 NFL Draft, NFL Draft

The Defensive Scheme Mystery

Tom Cable said in his day two press conference that Lamaar Houston would play “end” in the Raiders scheme. What? A 305 pound end? Bigger than Desmond Bryant, Richard Seymour and Tommy Kelly, While it would be easy to pinpoint

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Posted in 2010 NFL Draft, NFL Draft

Crabtree vs. DHB: Head-to-Head

Graham Harrell – 628 Pass Attempts, 442 Completions for 5111 yards and 45 TDChris Turner – 374 Pass Attempts, 214 Completions for 2516 yards and 13 TD Crabtree – 97 Receptions, 19 TD and 1165 yardsHeyward-Bey – 42 Receptions, 5

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Posted in 2009 NFL Draft, NFL Draft

Crabtree Disses Raiders

PFT had a piece from Raiderbeat.com about Crabtree Dissing the Raiders. It was briefly removed from the chat and has now been re-posted. Michael Crabtree, WR, Texas Tech“I’m not cocky at all, bigjayboogie! People talk, man, but I’m a cool

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Posted in 2009 NFL Draft, NFL Draft

Draft Week 2009: Things to Remember

So with draft week here finally, I just want to remind everyone of a few historical facts when it comes to the Raiders. 1. The Raiders have not drafted an Offensive Lineman in the first round since Robert Gallery in

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Posted in 2009 NFL Draft, NFL Draft

Draft Index Podcast 03/22/09

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Posted in 2009 NFL Draft, NFL Draft

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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Posted in 2008 NFL Draft, NFL Draft

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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Posted in 2008 NFL Draft, NFL Draft

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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Posted in 2008 NFL Draft, NFL Draft

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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Posted in 2008 NFL Draft, NFL Draft

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