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The RaidersBlog Podcast – Episode 3

In episode 3 of the Raiders Blog Podcast, Christopher Hansen (@chrishansenNFL) and Taylor Armosino (@tarmosino) recap the Super Bowl, how the Raiders can quickly turn around the team, and discuss NFL draft trade scenarios. or other podcast clients: http://raidersblog.com/feed/podcast Podcast:

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Why The Raiders Are The Most Versatile Team In The NFL

Training Camp. The time year when players have the chance to showcase their off-season hard work, coaches get the chance to put their visions into motion, and speculation begins flying around at an unprecedented rate. Some teams choose to stay

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Oakland Raiders: Camp Battles – WR Edition

I will be doing a series of Raiders camp position battles throughout the off-season starting with wide receiver. I will continue to update these battles throughout camp as roster events take place such as injuries, cuts, new signings, etc. Here

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Preseason Profile: Darrius Heyward-Bey, WR

Darrius Heyward-Bey #85 College: Maryland Height: 6’2″ Weight: 210 lbs Arm Length: 38 5/8″ Hand Size: 9″   40 Yard Dash: 4.3 3 Cone Drill: 6.8 20 Yard Shuttle: 4.18 Bench Press: 16 reps Vertical Jump: 38.5″ Broad Jump: 126″

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Raiders Ramblings 4/18/12

I talk about the division, the schedule and the roster on my drive home. Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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Ranking the Oakland Raiders 2012 Offseason Hires

Al Davis carefully planned his estate so his son could retain full control of the team. It will be Mark Davis who leads the team into an era of Raiders football without his legendary father. Mark Davis waited three months before making

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What Really Lead To Hue Jackson’s Firing?

Allow me for a moment to walk the Raider Nation through a timeline of Hue Jackson’s tenure with the Raiders. 2010 Al Davis hires Hue Jackson to revamp an offense that hadn’t been good in many years. With the aide of competent

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2011 Bold Predictions Revisited

Prediction 1: Matt Shaughnessy will have 10 sacks or more. Result: Shaughnessy played in three games registering 1 sack. There is no way of knowing is Shaughnessy would have made it to 10 sacks and the three games was too

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Preview Week 17: Must Win

When the Raiders exit the field Sunday, there are three possible scenarios for the Raiders: Division Champs, Wildcard winners, or out of the playoffs. The Raiders could be division champions with a win and the Chiefs can beat the Broncos,

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Studs & Duds From Week 13

It was such a painful football game to watch a second time that it took three days to get entirely through it. Searching for answers to what happened in Miami, I put some extra focus on finding the performers and

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