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Praising McClain

Until Denver and their spread option read came and put up nearly 300 rushing yards on them, including two 100-yard rushers, the Raiders allowed only Fred Jackson to post a 100-yard rushing game. Four days after the Denver game, the

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Posted in Regular Season 2011

Studs and Duds From Week 10

The Raiders really took it to the Chargers on Thursday night and came away with a seven-point victory in San Diego. The Raiders played well and a few players really stood out in a good way and a couple in

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Posted in Raiders @ Chargers, Regular Season 2011, Studs & Duds

Studs and Duds From Week 9

Since I’ve already blasted Hue Jackson and Chuck Bresnahan, we’ll keep this to the players who didn’t perform on Sunday. Studs Lamarr Houston – One of the few Raider defenders who showed up on Sunday. He’s becoming a force on the

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Posted in Broncos @ Raiders, Regular Season 2011, Studs & Duds

Week 9 Preview: Matchups To Watch

Hue Jackson vs. Hue Jackson This is the most important matchup of the game. Jackson made himself look foolish with the Raiders quarterback situation two weeks ago and Kyle Boller and Carson Palmer combined to throw six interceptions. Jackson will

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Posted in Broncos @ Raiders, Regular Season 2011

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

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Posted in Regular Season 2011, Roster Moves

Studs and Duds From Week 7

Studs Michael Bush While he was stone-walled at the goal line by Derrick Johnson three times he still managed to put up a very respectable game with 99 rushing yards on 17 carries. That’s a very healthy 5.8 yards per

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Posted in Chiefs @ Raiders, Regular Season 2011, Studs & Duds

Always interesting in Oakland

This year has been very interesting in Oakland. On October 8, Al Davis passed away. The entire sports world focused on the life and accomplishments of Al Davis and the Raiders. The next day the Raiders responded with a win on

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Posted in Al Davis, Hue Jackson, Regular Season 2011

Week 6 Preview: Browns @ Raiders

On Offense With all the discussion about last week’s emotional win in Houston it is easy to forget that statistically, last week was the Raiders worse offensive game. Last week, the Raiders finished with 278 offensive yards marking the first

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Posted in 2011 Preview, Browns @ Raiders, Regular Season 2011

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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Posted in Regular Season 2011, Roster Moves

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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Posted in Regular Season 2011, Roster Moves

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  • @RyClev assuming 100% health I would agree....but I never assume that.
    about 40 mins ago
  • It better be or they are doomed in 2014. RT @RyClev: @ChrisHansenNFL You think the Raiders D is on par with the Broncos minus Ware?
    about 43 mins ago
  • Not w/o Ware. Shouldn't we hold him to higher standard? MT @RyClev: Peyton going against a better defense. Plus he didn't suck last year.
    about 49 mins ago
  • Unfair to Schaub to knock him for one bad day. Has as many interceptions in last 2 days as Peyton. Woodson x2 and Webster x2.
    about 1 hour ago
  • I told you guys I have been impressed with Thorpe and Chekwa...Allen mentioned them today unprompted.
    about 1 hour ago