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Needs Addressed On Day Two

The Oakland Raiders tried to trade up for Colin Kaepernick, but were not successful. Instead, the Raiders made the most natural pick they could and selected Steve Wisniewski’s nephew Stefen. Stefen will play center for the Raiders and become and

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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

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Raiders Draft Day Rumors 2011

Remember these are all just rumors… 1. Raiders are willing to move back into the first round for the right player. (Believed to be for Nevada QB Colin Kaepernick) 2. Al Davis doesn’t think the Raiders have many needs. 3. Jimmy Smith 

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2011 Raiders Draft Preview

The Raiders had a renaissance of sorts in 2010. A stellar draft class helped propel them to an 8-8 record and the first non-losing season since 2002. The draft is nearly a national holiday for NFL fans, but for the

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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.

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  • @Play4Blood @Borsilli I find Gannon's analysis to be generally good for ex-player. He's right to be frustrated, but low on solutions.
    about 2 hours ago
  • @Play4Blood @Borsilli It's amusing how people think because someone played the game they have more insight and better analysis.
    about 2 hours ago
  • @Play4Blood @Borsilli I agree, but that's only because results are not there. 2003 Raiders didn't get job done either. Had leaders.
    about 2 hours ago
  • RT @PFF_Sam: Interesting line from @MoveTheSticks podcast: "4 games is plenty to give an evaluation of a player". Couldn't disagree more.
    about 2 hours ago
  • @MoneyballWorks We'll see.
    about 3 hours ago