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Bresnahan Named Defensive Coordinator

The Raiders announced what had been expected for weeks. Chuck Bresnahan will be the Raiders new defensive coordinator. It is a disappointment to most fans. Bresnahan doesn’t have a great track record leading defenses nor was he great when he

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Miller and Bush Receive First and Third-Round Tenders

I just received word that the Raiders placed the high restricted free agent tender on both Zach Miller and Michael Bush. Makes sense from a Raiders perspective and there is a poor chance they actually have to play for those

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Exclusive Tender Fuels Anti-Davis Sentiment

Kamerion Wimbley was designated the Raiders franchise player. In typical Al Davis form, the tag was of the exclusive variety. This means Wimbley will be paid the average of the top five paid linebackers this season, instead of the average

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Better Than Nostradamus? Predictions Revisited

Revisiting 20 early predictions from last May. How did I do? I said then I was as steadfast as a politician making campaign promises. I only changed one before the season began (projected win total). Lets take a look. 1.

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Maverick Davis Defies Convention, Again

Stanford Routt received a new contract for $31 million over three years with about $10 per year over the first two years. Richard Seymour will be paid in the $12-15 million per year range for the next two years. Kamerion Wimbley will

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DC Announcement is Missed Opportunity

Chuck Bresnahan isn't going to make the Raider Nation do back flips. With every passing day it seems as though Bresnahan will be named to lead the defense. When that announcement is made is a mystery. Winston Moss, Darren Perry,

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Seymour Deal Good For Raiders Long-Term

$15 million per season is a lot for Richard Seymour, right?   You will read no shortage of articles about how the Raiders overpaid and that Seymour used his leverage to get yet another barrier-breaking deal from Al Davis.  

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Michael Bush Arrested For OWI

Raiders running back Michael Bush was arrested for OWI. Also known as a DUI. MSNBC Story It is unclear at this point what kind of discipline he could face since a new CBA hasn’t been worked out. He could be

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2010 Defensive Line Review

By Rick Drummond, Profootballfocus.com It would be hard to argue that this wasn’t the most outstanding position group for the 2010 Oakland Raiders (though the running backs could make a case for themselves.) With impact performances coming from all spots

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Three Years Ago Today

Three years ago to the day I posted my first blog in this space. Well, to be honest, I am not sure when it all started, but by the records I have it was the first post. It has grown

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  • The #Seahawks defense is the worst on third down so far this season. 55.2% conversion rate. Interesting.
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