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Don’t Say Sorry

“You definitely don’t want to ever feel like you’re letting your offense down and yesterday we did.” -Stanford Routt “We have a good group of men in that locker room who hopefully have learned a very valuable lesson that we

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Posted in Raiders @ Bills, Regular Season 2011, Uncategorized

What If?

If Rolando McClain makes a few more tackles… If Nick Miller doesn’t trip on his own feet… If the Raiders “daunting” front four sacks Ryan Fitzpatrick just once… If Tyvon Branch isn’t called for roughness on a defenseless receiver and

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Posted in Raiders @ Bills, Regular Season 2011

20 Bold Predictions 2011

What can you expect of the Raiders this season? More on that in the season preview later this week. This is about bold predictions. We will revist them at the end of the season and see how we did. I

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Posted in 2011 Preview, Predictions

Prediction Fiction: Who Will Make The 53?

It’s been a good run, even if it ends this year. No one has been better at predicting the 53-man roster for the past few years. My not-so-humble brag will ultimately make this prediction terrible, but I’ve got to make

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Posted in 2011 Preview, Predictions

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

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Posted in Preseason 2011, Training Camp 2011, Uncategorized

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

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

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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Posted in 2011 Preview, Cardinals @ Raiders, Preseason 2011

Pass Offense & Rush Defense Still a Problem

Attempt to think back to when the Raiders went 12-4, won the AFC West and led the NFL in rushing. It was the year 2000 when the Raiders did exactly that. With a similar two-headed monster in the backfield of Tyrone

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Posted in 2011 Preview

Fan Poll Results: Draft Grades

I asked Raider Nation to grade the draft picks on a scale of A to F. Love (A), Like (B), Wait (C), Hope D and Hate (F) were the options. Draft grades mean nothing, but what you, the fan, thinks

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Posted in 2011 NFL Draft, NFL Draft

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

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