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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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Twitter

  • Spoiler: bad. https://t.co/gvXdqi1f8o
    about 5 hours ago
  • Start Kaepernick?! You're out of your mind @mikefreemanNFL. Did you watch him play last year and look at his injury guaranteed salary in 17?
    about 6 hours ago
  • My view: it's early, but glut of prime time games means none of them are must-see events anymore. https://t.co/3EtS0lU1g5
    about 7 hours ago
  • This is rookie preseason stuff. No excuse for Bortles. https://t.co/bDQu44dIdA
    about 19 hours ago
  • It's possible, but he'll be 28 next season. A lot riding on his health now. https://t.co/gWxdJ14FNv
    about 19 hours ago