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What To Watch: Sophomores

Every year and in every city the preseason is when the fans watch to see if they have the next impact rookie. This year’s top crop includes Rolando McClain, Lamarr Houston, Jared Veldheer, Jacoby Ford, Bruce Campbell and Walter McFadden.

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Jeremy Ware Signs Four-Year Deal

The Raiders have agreed to terms with seventh-round defensive back Jeremy Ware. Citing league sources, Aaron Wilson says the deal is $1.85 million over four years with a signing bonus slightly over $62,000. Wilson also had signing bonus figures for

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Offense Rebuild Incomplete

People will be talking about JaMarcus Russell for weeks to come. Who was responsible for him being so terrible? Who will give him a second chance? JaMarcus Russell is a “big” bust in every sense. He has struggled with weight

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20 Early Predictions

I’m about as steadfast in these predictions as a politician is in a campaign promise. Read. Laugh. Enjoy. 1. The quarterback depth chart will be Jason Campbell, Bruce Gradkowski, JaMarcus Russell barring injury. 2. The Raiders will win nine games

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Bruce Campbell is Learning Disabled

Reported earlier this week by Newsday writer Bob Glauber, Bruce Campbell has a severe learning disability. Apparently the disability was severe enough for teams to drop Campbell on draft boards, contributing to Campbell’s fall from a potential late first, early

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Minicamp Highlights

How about some one-liners?- JaMarcus Russell looked good, who knows what that means going forward.- Russell looked noticeably thinner than last season, not 300 pounds (Shame on NationalFootballPost.com for reporting it)- Richard Seymour is working on a long-term contract with

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Minicamp: Magic or Misery?

There is an elephant in the room and every other sports writer on the planet is going to want to talk about him.I will attempt to write an entire blog post without mentioning He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named. Minicamp can be the start of

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Position To Watch: Left Tackle

There were approximately four major needs the Raiders wanted to address this offseason. 1 – The Quarterback 2 – The Run Defense 3 – The Offensive Line 4 – The Return Game Time will tell if the offseason moves will

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10 Lingering Questions For The Raiders

The Raiders had a few basic goals this offseason: Improve the rush defense without sacrificing a pass rush, protect the QB, improve the return game, and acquire a better QB. I'm not sure even the Raiders believed they could address

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Raiders Draft Recap

The Oakland Raiders 2010 draft is over and Raider Nation should be happy. The Raiders selected productive football players early and saved projects with potential for the later rounds. Round 1 (8) – Rolando McClain, LB, 6-3, 254, AlabamaRound 2

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Twitter

  • Training camp weather report Day 1 (Wed.): Englewood, CO, 96. St. Joseph, MO 86. San Diego, 82. Napa, 92 (Thurs.)
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  • @timkawakami I've been doing the same, Tim. Vocal minority of Raiders fans have trouble accepting the truth.
    about 1 day ago
  • @DallasGCummings Indeed. Let me ask you something...curioues why you thought I was him?
    about 1 day ago
  • @DallasGCummings Same name; different guy. He manages a hedge fund & is a billionaire. I am a poor journalist. There's also the Dateline guy
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  • @DallasGCummings I'm a billionaire, so I could be doing a lot more for charity not there.
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