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Scouting the Raiders Recent Front Office Changes

When Reggie McKenzie was hired he spoke of the fact that he planned to make changes within the Raiders front office. He brought up his vision of having everyone within the organization from front office employees to players on the

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Ranking the Oakland Raiders 2012 Offseason Hires

Al Davis carefully planned his estate so his son could retain full control of the team. It will be Mark Davis who leads the team into an era of Raiders football without his legendary father. Mark Davis waited three months before making

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Allen’s Coordinator Options

Defensive Coordinator   Bill Johnson – Raiders denied permission to interview. Age: 65 Current Position: Defensive Line Coach, New Orleans Saints Previous DC Experience: None Notes: Coached at Texas A&M during Dennis Allen’s playing career and got him hired by

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A Defensive Scheme Mystery

There is always going to be a good debate between fans on how the Raiders should scheme on defense. It really doesn’t matter what side you are on, because there are good arguments for both sides. There has been speculation

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McKenzie’s Shortlist

Pete Carmichael Jr. Status: Interviewed 1/13, no longer under consideration Age: 40 Specialty: Offense/Quarterbacks Current Position: Offensive Coordinator, New Orleans Saints Head Coaching Experience: None McKenzie link: unknown Notes: Carmichael has been Sean Payton’s offensive coordinator for many years. He’s

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3-4 Fits & Non-Fits

When you look at the Raiders current 4-3 defense, it appears the problem is very easy to solve. The Raiders have run a strict man-to-man defense for years. At certain times and with the right personnel it was successful. However,

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Reggie McKenzie to be Raiders GM

Green Bay Packers director of football operations Reggie McKenzie will be the Raiders next general manager according to an ESPN report. The Raiders general manager had been owner Al Davis since 1963. Thus a new era of Raiders football begins

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Twitter

  • He'll take the $, but would think he considers staying if equal offer. Raiders normally have to overpay. https://t.co/AomILzvt8a
    about 12 mins ago
  • Once pads go on, yes. https://t.co/Ifo6DI2leW
    about 18 mins ago
  • That's the story people want you to believe when opposite is what you want. https://t.co/IzqqkBAgcX
    about 22 mins ago
  • Offense always has the advantage until pads go on. Important thing to remember for first couple days of camp.
    about 40 mins ago
  • Training camp injuries are the worst. Feel terrible for a guy like Kyle Williams who has already overcome a lot to even being playing.
    about 42 mins ago