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Raiders Must Target Boss, Veteran Receiver

Although the Oakland Raiders operated a run first offense in 2010 with Darren McFadden rushing for over 1100 yards and coming in third in the NFL with 5.2 yards per carry, it is imperative that the Raiders help Jason Campbell

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Posted in 2011 Free Agency, 2011 Preview

Steve Smith in Silver & Black?

Panthers wide receiver Steve Smith wants out of Carolina. He reportedly wants a trade to the Chargers, Raiders or Ravens. Smith is more likely to be released and have his choice of teams. If that becomes the case, San Diego is

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Posted in 2011 Free Agency, 2011 Trades, Free Agency, Trades

2010 Wide Receivers Review

By Rick Drummond, Profootballfocus.com (on twitter: @PFF_Rick) Remember 2003? That was the last time we found ourselves looking out to either side of Raider formations to see Tim Brown and Jerry Rice taking their positions, surveying coverage, itching to shred

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Cable’s Last Stand

The looming question headed into the off season is if Tom Cable will be retained as head coach. Cable’s contract expires January 18 unless owner Al Davis picks up a one-year, $2.5 million-dollar option. That means Al Davis will have a couple

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Podcast: What the Hey-Bey?

My thoughts on Darrius Heyward-Bey. Is he a bust yet or should he be given a little more time? Are the coaches utilizing him properly and what will happen when (if) Chaz Schilens is healthy? That and more in this podcast.

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Raiders To Renew Mile-High Membership

Last season, the Raiders went into Denver and got a win on the back of JaMarcus Russell. Charlie Frye started the game and Russell came in when Frye was injured to lead the Raiders to victory. Michael Bush had 144

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Injury Updates: Schilens, Bush & Campbell

Chaz Schilens will miss 3-6 weeks after undergoing surgery on his knee. He is more than likely out for the opener and likely will also miss the first few weeks of the season. His injury history is now pages long

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Schilens Has Surgery, McClain All Business

Receiver Chaz Schilens had arthroscopic knee surgery. The timetable for his return is not known at this point. If Schilens isn’t able to return by the start of the season, the starters would likely be Louis Murphy and Darrius Heyward-Bey. Zach

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Raiders Getting Healthy, Sans Schilens

Tom Cable announced all the players that missed Saturday’s game in Chicago should be back to practice Tuesday except for wide receiver Chaz Schilens. Schilens may have over compensated for his foot injury and may need a scope of his

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Watch The Passing Game

Preseason is not a time to worry about wins and losses. The coaches aren’t worried about wins because too often a score is the result of little to no game planning. The coaches will go back and evaluate every player in

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