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Raiders Displayed Strong ‘Will To Win’

The Raiders should have been defeated by the Houston Texans on Sunday. The offense came out extremely flat and did not get a first down until the 2nd quarter and only had four at halftime. For most of the game the Raiders

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

Al Davis: Our Football Father 1929-2011

Where would the NFL be today without Al Davis? The iconic owner of our beloved Raiders passed away today at the age of 82. The simple answer is that it wouldn’t be the same. Al Davis shaped football and Al

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Posted in Al Davis, Obituaries

Costly Mistakes, Penalties & Defense Down Raiders

The Patriots coordinated and proven method of attack were too much for unorganized and mistake-prone Raiders on Sunday. The two teams did battle, but the well-coached Patriots had far more weapons in their arsenal and the rowdy Raiders put themselves into difficult

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Posted in Patriots @ Raiders, Regular Season 2011

Davis Has Given Jackson Tools For Offensive Success

Can you remember when the Raiders were without a real deep threat? On multiple occasions the Raiders had a roster filled with receivers who could only run in a straight line? The Raiders also had their fair share of divas at

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Posted in 2011 Free Agency, Free Agency, Regular Season 2011

Is Pryor Al’s Last Hurrah?

Just as the world was being set a blaze by Cam Newton’s performance in his first ever NFL start, I couldn’t help but think about our version of a freak athletic quarterback Terrelle Pryor. Newton’s stat line was eye-popping for

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Posted in Regular Season 2011

2011 Oakland Raiders Season Preview

Only two seasons ago the Raiders had trouble scoring touchdowns. All of that changed when Hue Jackson arrived as offensive coordinator prior to the 2010 season. Despite the continued problems pass blocking the Raiders vaulted into the top ten in

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Posted in 2011 Preview

Pryor Will Successfully Appeal Suspension

It is common belief that Terrelle Pryor was suspended five games by the NFL because of his miss steps at Ohio State. This is simply untrue. Terrelle Pryor was suspended five games for not following the rules of the supplemental

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Posted in 2011 NFL Draft, 2011 Preview, 2012 NFL Draft, Preseason 2011

Hue’s Challenge: Develop Terrelle Pryor

Yes, the Raiders selected Terrelle Pryor with a third-round pick in the 2012 draft via the supplemental draft. Most scouts believe Pryor isn’t a great fit as a quarterback in the NFL, but the Raiders didn’t waste a third-round pick

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Posted in 2011 NFL Draft, 2012 NFL Draft, Preseason 2011, Training Camp 2011

Free Agency Primer 2011: Part 1

With the end of the lockout in view and free agency on the horizon it is time to review what the Raiders need to do once the NFL opens for business. We start with what the Raiders need to do

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Posted in 2011 Free Agency, Free Agency

Raiders Need a Quarterback

Jason Campbell will be the starter going into the 2011 season. Given his inconsistency in 2010, the Raiders must hedge its bet and bring in a quarterback of the future. The backup quarterback is Kyle Boller and is no threat

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Posted in 2011 Free Agency, Free Agency

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