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Oakland Raiders: Year in Review

Three-hundred-and-sixty-three days have passed since the Raiders opened the 2011 season against the Denver Broncos on Monday Night Football, and at the time many believed the Raiders were finally back on track. Penalties were going to be a thing of

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Posted in 2011-2012 Review

What To Expect From Terrelle Pryor

Terrelle Pryor was drafted by the Oakland Raiders in the third round of the 2011 supplemental draft. It was the late Al Davis’ last draft pick for a franchise that he ran for half a century. His last pick was

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Posted in Cowboys @ Raiders, Preseason 2012

What Really Lead To Hue Jackson’s Firing?

Allow me for a moment to walk the Raider Nation through a timeline of Hue Jackson’s tenure with the Raiders. 2010 Al Davis hires Hue Jackson to revamp an offense that hadn’t been good in many years. With the aide of competent

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Posted in Al Davis, Hue Jackson, Offseason 2012

Raiders’ Obstacles and Weapons

The Raiders are one of the most up and down teams in the NFL, but with good reason. At the beginning of the season, they rose with the Autumn wind, fueled by the emotion of the passing of Mr. Silver

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Posted in Uncategorized

Seven Things From Thursday Night

1. TAG! YOU’RE IT. – Michael Bush proved once again just how productive he can be as a starter in this league.  His 242 yards from scrimmage were the most by a Raider since the merger.  The Raiders need to

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Posted in Raiders @ Chargers, Regular Season 2011

Hue-yuck!

Hue Jackson essentially benched Darrius Heyward-Bey, the team’s most productive receiver, in favor freshly signed T.J. Houshmandzadeh and rookie Denarius Moore. Moore’s production has dipped since taking over punt return duties and was targeted on three of the six interceptions against

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Posted in Al Davis, Broncos @ Raiders, Hue Jackson

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

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

Sunday Sounds: Raidersblog Radio

Ed Cole of the Eyes Radio Network and FootballNewsNow.com and I talk Al Davis, the game against the Browns on Sunday and the Raiders season outlook. Take a listen while you’re snoozing during the early games. Podcast: Play in new

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Posted in Radio, Uncategorized

Recipe for Domination vs Browns: Run

The Raiders identity on offense relies on power in the running game and speed outside. Last week, Darren McFadden had a total of 51 rushing yards. McFadden has had a grand total of 126 rushing yards a 63 yards per

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Posted in Al Davis, Browns @ Raiders, Regular Season 2011

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  • Dowling said key is to not repeat mistakes because there will be new ones tomorrow to fix. Wants to make team, but goal is be a starter.
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  • Jonathan Dowling said he's learning strong safety after learning free safety in OTAs.
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  • Allen said he'll let the media panic, but no one is going to unless this becomes more common.
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  • Allen said he wasn't going to hit the panic button on Schaub. Said they'll make corrections and was happy with way he bounced back.
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