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53-Man Roster Prediction Version 1.0

QB (3): Matt Flynn, Terrelle Pryor, Tyler Wilson RB (3): Darren McFadden, Rashard Jennings, Jeremy Stewart FB (1): Marcel Reece WR (5): Denarius Moore, Rod Streater, Jacoby Ford, Brice Butler, Juron Criner TE (4): David Ausberry, Jeron Mastrud, Mychal Rivera, Nick

Posted in 2013 Training Camp, Roster Moves

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

Posted in 2012 Free Agency, Free Agency, Offseason 2012, Roster Moves Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Looking Forward: Raiders 2012 Free Agents

Khalif Barnes – Weakest link on the offensive line with youth behind him. Raiders will look for for other options. It’s not as if there aren’t a dozen Khalif’s on the street each year. Darryl Blackstock – Was a Chuck

Posted in Contracts, Free Agency, Regular Season 2011, Roster Moves

A Tale of Two Seasons

It’s been a NFL season full of abnormalities due to the lockout and the Raiders have been no exception. Many thought the Raiders would finally find their grove. The team finally had a guy they could call their franchise quarterback

Posted in Regular Season 2011, Roster Moves Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Analysis: Houshmandzadeh Helps

The Raiders signed T.J. Houshmandzadeh to veteran minimum contract on Tuesday. Houshmandzadeh is familiar with Hue Jackson and Carson Palmer from their days together in Cincinnati. Palmer also worked out with Houshmandzadeh during his “retirement.” Aside from Houshmandzadeh’s familiarity with

Posted in Regular Season 2011, Roster Moves Tagged with:

Hue Jackson Bets the Farm

Huge action from Hue Jackson. Aaron Curry last week. Carson Palmer today. The Raiders gave up a lot for Palmer, but he’s a better quarterback than Jason  Campbell. The Raiders lost Campbell for a significant period of time and were

Posted in 2012 NFL Draft, 2013 NFL Draft, Regular Season 2011, Roster Moves Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Carson Palmer a Raider

Jay Glazer reports the Raiders have traded for Cincinnati Bengals Quarterback Carson Palmer. The Raiders send a 2012 first round draft pick and a conditional first round draft pick in 2013. The pick in 2013 converts to second round pick

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Raiders Exploring Quarterback Options

Jason Campbell is out for an extended period of time. At the earliest Campbell would be back in six weeks, but that’s massively optimistic and it is still likely that it’s a season ending injury. Kyle Boller now becomes the starter and Terrelle

Posted in Browns @ Raiders, Regular Season 2011, Roster Moves Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,

Breakdown: Aaron Curry to the weak side

It comes as a bit of a surprise that the Raiders will start Aaron Curry after just one practice with his new team. What was almost as surprising was that the Raiders will move Curry to the weak side. Curry

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Aaron Curry Headed To Oakland

Raiders have acquired former 1st round pick Aaron Curry from the Seahawks for two future draft picks. The compensation is a 7th round pick in 2012 and a conditional mid-round pick in the 2013 draft. Aaron Curry was much heralded

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Twitter

  • RT @RapSheet: #Raiders plan to activate 2013 first round pick CB DJ Hayden today, I’m told, making him eligible to debut Sunday vs. #Browns
    about 2 hours ago
  • RT @greggrosenthal: Not saying Mack has necessarily been best rookie. But he's shown that he has No. 1 overall pick kind of talent.
    about 14 hours ago
  • RT @greggrosenthal: Khalil Mack is making everyone that had him ranked No. 1 look smart.
    about 14 hours ago
  • @JDJohnDickinson Mistake. Vogey lets guys put ball in play. Need defense. Can always put Morse in once go to bullpen of O stays quiet.
    about 14 hours ago
  • @stephen_jenkins isn't over yet.
    about 15 hours ago