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Raiders Injury Report

The preseason hasn’t been kind to the Raiders. After Saturday’s game, their first team has been crippled with injuries. Luckily the preseason is the time when the second team can step up and get in some playing time; it also means

Posted in Preseason 2011, Training Camp 2011, Uncategorized Tagged with: , , , , , ,

Hue’s Bullies Are Meek In Loss

Hue Jackson has been beating a drum this offseason. He wants his team to bully opposing teams. It’s reminiscent of something Mike Singletary would say. Big talk from the coach doesn’t always translate to the team. On Saturday at Candlestick, the Raiders

Posted in Battle of the Bay, Preseason 2011, Raiders @ 49ers, Studs & Duds Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Highs, Lows & Blows From Thursday’s Game

Everyone likes to win, but this is preseason. It’s the first preseason game of a year which features very little practice time beforehand. It’s far too early to jump to conclusions about the season or any one player. It doesn’t

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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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Hurry Up and Wait

The Raiders took the field for the first time in 2011. Missing were key free agents Nnamdi Asomugha, Zach Miller and Michael Huff and restricted free agents Michael Bush and Marcel Reece. Missing also were the slow tempo learning-intensive practices

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Campbell & Seymour Organizing Workouts

Jason Campbell was interviewed on Sirius NFL radio this morning and among the things discussed was player organized workouts. Campbell, who in recent days posted numerous Twitter photos of his workouts with Darrius Heyward-Bey and Louis Murphy, told Sirius he is

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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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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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Better Than Nostradamus? Predictions Revisited

Revisiting 20 early predictions from last May. How did I do? I said then I was as steadfast as a politician making campaign promises. I only changed one before the season began (projected win total). Lets take a look. 1.

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Epic Al Davis Press Conference Review

-Al Davis wishes he could slap Cliff Branch’s number 21 jersey on Jacoby Ford and make him a reincarnation. Metaphorically speaking he wants Ford to be what Cliff Branch was. -Hue Jackson may actually believe Darrius Heyward-Bey is going to

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Twitter

  • RT @charlieagu: @VicTafur Positivity tweets will eventually reach this point Vic: https://t.co/pJjc2lXk4f
    about 32 mins ago
  • @Andy_Benoit As someone who watches the film...you are right on the money with these tweets.
    about 42 mins ago
  • #Raiders Need Emotional Leadership to Overcome Multitude of Issues http://t.co/R36KIdNYtU
    about 43 mins ago
  • RT @Andy_Benoit: #Raiders film: Khalil Mack outstanding phone booth athleticism. Makes him tough to block.
    about 52 mins ago
  • RT @Andy_Benoit: #Raiders Film: Sio Moore flashed as downhill attacker, usually from a stacked LB position. Looked good in a variety of run…
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