Blog Archives

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

Tagged with: , , , , ,
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

Tagged with: , , ,
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

Tagged with: , , , ,
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

Tagged with: ,
Posted in 2009 NFL Draft, NFL Draft

Draft Index Podcast 03/22/09

Podcast: Play in new window | Download

Tagged with: , , , , , , ,
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

Tagged with: ,
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

Tagged with: ,
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

Tagged with: ,
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

Tagged with: ,
Posted in 2008 NFL Draft, NFL Draft

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

Tagged with: ,
Posted in 2008 NFL Draft, NFL Draft

Twitter