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Oakland Raiders Preseason Review: Training Camp to Preseason Game 1

The Oakland Raiders are through one preseason game and 11 days of training camp practice and you might have missed a training camp report or two along the way. That’s why I decided to make sure you had easy access

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Preseason Profile: Thomas Mayo, WR

Thomas Mayo #19 College: California (PA) Height: 6’1¼” Weight: 207 lbs Arm Length: 32.5″ Hand Size: 9.3″   40 Yard Dash: 4.53 3 Cone Drill: 7.10 20 Yard Shuttle: 4.61 Bench Press: 15 reps Vertical Jump: 39″ Broad Jump: 121″

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Preseason Profile: Duke Calhoun, WR

Duke Calhoun #14 College: Memphis Height: 6’2″ Weight: 195 lbs Arm Length: N/A Hand Size: N/A   40 Yard Dash: 4.49 3 Cone Drill: 6.75 20 Yard Shuttle: 4.46 Bench Press: 12 reps Vertical Jump: 35″ Broad Jump: 124″  

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Preseason Profile: Eddie McGee, WR

Eddie McGee #16 College: Illinois Height: 6’3″ Weight: 207 lbs Arm Length: N/A Hand Size: N/A   40 Yard Dash: 4.50 3 Cone Drill: 6.68 20 Yard Shuttle: 4.51 Bench Press: 10 reps Vertical Jump: 31″ Broad Jump: 115″  

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Raiders Ramblings: Final Thoughts On McClain

My thoughts on Rolando Mcclain as recorded on my 30-minute commute home. Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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Predicting the Raiders Defensive Starters

The Oakland Raiders may not do much shuffling on the offensive side of the ball, but the 29th ranked defense will be altered. Stanford Routt has already been released and Reggie McKenzie promises even more change. Of the 11 positions on defense,

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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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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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    about 10 hours ago
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    about 10 hours ago
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    about 11 hours ago
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