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Allen’s Coordinator Options

Defensive Coordinator   Bill Johnson – Raiders denied permission to interview. Age: 65 Current Position: Defensive Line Coach, New Orleans Saints Previous DC Experience: None Notes: Coached at Texas A&M during Dennis Allen’s playing career and got him hired by

Posted in Front Office, Offseason 2012 Tagged with: , , , , , , , , ,

Raiders Exploring Quarterback Options

Jason Campbell is out for an extended period of time. At the earliest Campbell would be back in six weeks, but that’s massively optimistic and it is still likely that it’s a season ending injury. Kyle Boller now becomes the starter and Terrelle

Posted in Browns @ Raiders, Regular Season 2011, Roster Moves Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,

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

Posted in 2011 NFL Draft, 2012 NFL Draft, Preseason 2011, Training Camp 2011 Tagged with: , , , , , ,

The Gaither Gamble

Raiders have other needs, but repairing the offensive line is by far the biggest. Jared Gaither comes with considerable risk/reward. Gaither spent time with Hue Jackson and Al Saunders. The two coaches know what kind of player Gaither is when

Posted in 2011 Free Agency Tagged with: , ,

Hit the Reset Button on Player Expectations

It’s natural for fans to get excited about football players . The fan DNA is encoded to cheer and root for athletes we could only dream of being. It can be dangerous when fans get carried away and before we know it a rookie

Posted in 2011 Preview Tagged with: , , , , ,

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

Posted in 2011 Free Agency, Free Agency Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,

2011 First Round: Situation Unchanged

The Raiders came into the day without a first-round draft pick and finished the day without acquiring one. Not much has changed. The Raiders still have needs and the same number of picks to work with. The only thing that happened

Posted in 2011 NFL Draft, NFL Draft Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,

Interview with Draft Prospect Colin Kaepernick (Audio)

Fast rising prospect Colin Kaepernick (@Kaepernick10) talks about his visit with the Raiders, his decision to stay home for the draft, the pistol offense and more. Thanks to Shawn Smith (@1stladyXAMSport) and Scott Smith (@XAMSports) for making the interview happen.

Posted in 2011 NFL Draft, NFL Draft Tagged with: , , , , , , ,

Jackson Brings in Saunders, Pagano

The Oakland Raiders have found their next head coach. Hue Jackson will lead the Raiders into the 2011 season, if there is one. The move was expected for the better part of two weeks. The San Francisco Chronicle felt confident

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Twitter

  • I think Schaub was worth the flier at the time. Tried to reboot him, failed. Not like many options were available.
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  • @MoneyballWorks He played 8 games at 100%.
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  • Watson's benching will be overshadowed by Carr starting. Raiders didn't get much from 13 draft...yet.
    about 1 hour ago
  • You can't get rid of Khalif Barnes. Guy refuses to go away.
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  • RT @VicTafur: Allen also confirmed that Khalif Barnes has moved ahead of Menelik Watson at right tackle; rookie Gabe Jackson starting at le…
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