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Why The Raiders Are The Most Versatile Team In The NFL

Training Camp. The time year when players have the chance to showcase their off-season hard work, coaches get the chance to put their visions into motion, and speculation begins flying around at an unprecedented rate. Some teams choose to stay

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Preseason Profile: Rolando McClain, LB

Rolando McClain #55 College: Alabama Height: 6’3″ Weight: 254 lbs Arm Length: 33″ Hand Size: 9 3/8″   40 Yard Dash: 4.69 3 Cone Drill: N/A 20 Yard Shuttle: N/A Bench Press: 24 reps Vertical Jump: 35″ Broad Jump: N/A

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Preseason Profile: Aaron Curry, LB

Aaron Curry #51 College: Wake Forest Height: 6’1⅝” Weight: 254 lbs Arm Length: N/A” Hand Size: N/A” 40 Yard Dash: 4.56 3 Cone Drill: 7.15 20 Yard Shuttle: 4.51 Bench Press: 25 reps Vertical Jump: 37″ Broad Jump: 124″  

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Are the Oakland Raiders Rebuilding or Reloading?

With new management in Oakland comes many changes including personnel, schemes, philosophies and even media relations. By nature change tends to make people uneasy. It’s hard to get that comfortable feeling many fans are looking for this time of year

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What the Oakland Raiders Free Agency Activity Means for Team in 2012

The Oakland Raiders came into the offseason with salary cap issues and needing to improve a team that finished a disappointing 8-8 last season. New general manager Reggie McKenzie was hired to reshape the Raiders’ front office and establish a

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Best Case & Worst Case Scenarios For Each Raiders’ Draft Pick

The Raiders aren’t making much noise in free agency and will attempt to build through the draft. Missing are five of their original seven draft selections and in their place are five players that may contribute in 2012. A couple

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Raiders Free Agency Preview: Why Oakland Must Pursue These 11 Players

At 1 p.m. PDT, March 13, 2012 the NFL’s free agency period starts and the Raiders must be under the salary cap. There are a number of player contracts that have not yet restructured or otherwise addressed which will likely

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Flight Risk: Raiders’ Free Agents Ready to Hit the Open Market

Free agency starts Monday and the Raiders are still hacking away at troublesome contracts to get under the salary cap. Once the Raiders are comfortably under the salary cap they will turn their attention to signing free agents. It wouldn’t be

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A Deeper Look Into Roster Decisions

This is the time of year where general managers earn their money. They are paid to make the right decisions for the team, whether it’s the most popular one or not. It is also the time of year when fans

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Branch to Receive Franchise Tag

According to a source with knowledge of the situation, Raiders strong safety Tyvon Branch will receive the franchise tag. With only a few days to go before the deadline to apply the tag the two sides remain far apart to reach a long-term contract.

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