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Hue of Shame

It is easy enough to blame Chuck Bresnahan for the Raiders second half collapses this season. He was never Hue Jackson’s guy and his performance this season means there will likely be turnover in that area unless the Raiders defense

Posted in Broncos @ Raiders, Chiefs @ Raiders, Chuck Bresnahan, Patriots @ Raiders, Raiders @ Bills, Raiders @ Dolphins, Raiders @ Packers, Regular Season 2011 Tagged with: ,

Midseason Report Card

The Raidersblog team gives their grades at the midway point of the season. Quarterback Chris Hansen: B Brandon Dwonch: C – (Incomplete) Nick Silverman: B- Natalie Saar: C – (Boller D) Bram Makonda: C+ Jeff Fagen: B Overall GPA: 2.5

Posted in Broncos @ Raiders, Browns @ Raiders, Chiefs @ Raiders, Jets @ Raiders, Patriots @ Raiders, Raiders @ Bills, Raiders @ Broncos, Raiders @ Texans, Regular Season 2011

Gut Check

After a week one win, on Monday night, against a division rival, the Raiders and the Raider Nation were flying high. The opening game curse was broken, the Prime Time curse was broken, Hue Jackson was 1-0 as a head

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Studs & Duds From Week 2

The pain of defeat had a nasty sting to it Sunday when the Raiders blew a big lead in the second half and were downed by the Bills in the final minute. This game, unlike the first game, had many

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No Time To Panic

Sunday proved that the Raiders offense is good even with their starting receivers out. Jacoby Ford, Darrius Heyward-Bey, Louis Murphy, and Kevin Boss were all out. Surely they would struggle.  Jason Campbell showed that he may be  the Raiders quarterback for years to come. He

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Don’t Say Sorry

“You definitely don’t want to ever feel like you’re letting your offense down and yesterday we did.” -Stanford Routt “We have a good group of men in that locker room who hopefully have learned a very valuable lesson that we

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What If?

If Rolando McClain makes a few more tackles… If Nick Miller doesn’t trip on his own feet… If the Raiders “daunting” front four sacks Ryan Fitzpatrick just once… If Tyvon Branch isn’t called for roughness on a defenseless receiver and

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Your Turn Secondary

Any NFL fan, outside of Buffalo, should have been surprised by the complete dominant performance the Buffalo Bills unleashed on the Kansas City Chiefs in week one.  The Bills, who been near the bottom of the AFC East for quite

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Tale of the tape: Raiders @ Bills Preview

For two teams looking to turn things a whole culture around, the Oakland Raiders and the Buffalo Bills meet in what is bound to be an early statement game. After demolishing their Week 1 opponents (41-7 in favor of the

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Twitter

  • No rush. They don't need the $. Don't have to pay them yet. RT @TatumsGhost: @ChrisHansenNFL why haven't Raiders released MJD and Schaub?
    about 53 mins ago
  • Seems to me that Peyton pretty much has a $4M incentive to win the Super Bowl. Don't see what else it could be.
    about 56 mins ago
  • Most team incentives are NLTBE, especially those that the team didn't achieve prior year or are better than fifth from the top.
    about 57 mins ago
  • Would have to be not-likely to be earned incentives for Peyton or they would count against the cap.
    about 1 hour ago
  • RT @RapSheet: Even with Peyton Manning’s looming $4M pay cut to $15M in 2015, he can make up the money in incentives. Won’t change #Broncos…
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