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Drew Carter Speeds Up Receiver Core

Drew Carter signed today to a one year, $2 million deal. Seems to me we really got a discount on the guy. He has good size and speed and performed well in Carolina. Why might he come so cheap? The

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Gray to Visit, Russell 260

According to Jerry McDonald of ANG Newspapers who cites NFLN, Quinn Gray is expected to visit Tuesday. Gray did very well in reserve duty in Jacksonville and it would be nice to have a quality backup. A bit surprising he

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Raider Rage 1 “Free Agency”

Reneg and I just finished the first installment. We have a few bugs to work out in terms of formatting the entire thing, but you should enjoy it as useful banter. Reneg made some nice comments about potential quality free

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Mixed Messages

What an offseason it has been. $50+ million in guarantees to free agents. Just plain wow! Holding the #4 pick the Raiders keep throwing the fans and media off their trail. First they sign Fargas to a a contact and

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Al Davis Empties His Diaper and Robs His Own Grave

Javon Walker: 6 years, $55 million, $16 million in Guarantees, $27 million over the first three years.Kwame Harris: 3 years, $16 million I don’t like these signings at all. Walker has a history of injury and Harris is a penalty

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Remaining Offseason Needs

Well, there is a lull in free agency now. So maybe it is a good time to review what our remaining needs are. This will be done from what I believe to be the team’s perspective and not my own.

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Raider Rage: 1 “Free Agency”

Moved to the board for ease of use and better responses.

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A Plan From the Man

I don’t think we give Al Davis enough credit.. Or maybe it isn’t Al Davis. Somehow the Raider managed to not only keep us reading about the Raiders all offseason with the Kiffin job related drama, but they also managed

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What the Tommy Kelly signing means

I think it is a lot, but the guy was our very best defensive lineman until he got hurt. Kelly was playing out of position at DT before he moved to DE. He played along side of Sapp at DT

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Raider Rage: 0 “Introduction”

This is going to be a new feature for Raider Nation: Each week the authors of this blog will make valid arguments to a particular Raider subject. The format will be as follows: 6 lines, 10, 7, 6, 3 Author

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Twitter

  • @LeskiwSFBay Say they cut Woodley just b4 next season. He's not landing another job most likely. Leverage to reduce cap #.
    about 10 hours ago
  • @LeskiwSFBay That's why some players negotiate roster bonuses due at start of league year. Have time to shop services.
    about 10 hours ago
  • @LeskiwSFBay Don't have to decide before. Can reel in big fish before throwing him back.
    about 10 hours ago
  • @LeskiwSFBay People forget...elite talents rarely available in free agency unless rare circumstances. Suh is 1, but rare.
    about 10 hours ago
  • @LeskiwSFBay Plenty of money to reel in marquee player assuming they would come. Assuming can keep him for less, still need the bodies/depth
    about 10 hours ago