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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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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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Interview on ESPN Radio Honolulu (Audio)

ESPN Honolulu was kind enough to have me on Sports Animals. Here is the audio. Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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Campbell An Amazing Value

It isn’t often you can get a starting QB via trade. It is even more rare when you can get a starting QB for a fourth round pick two years into the future. The Raiders have added a year to

Posted in 2010 NFL Draft, NFL Draft Tagged with: , , , ,

The Defensive Scheme Mystery

Tom Cable said in his day two press conference that Lamaar Houston would play “end” in the Raiders scheme. What? A 305 pound end? Bigger than Desmond Bryant, Richard Seymour and Tommy Kelly, While it would be easy to pinpoint

Posted in 2010 NFL Draft, NFL Draft Tagged with: , , , , ,

Crabtree vs. DHB: Head-to-Head

Graham Harrell – 628 Pass Attempts, 442 Completions for 5111 yards and 45 TDChris Turner – 374 Pass Attempts, 214 Completions for 2516 yards and 13 TD Crabtree – 97 Receptions, 19 TD and 1165 yardsHeyward-Bey – 42 Receptions, 5

Posted in 2009 NFL Draft, NFL Draft Tagged with: , , ,

Crabtree Disses Raiders

PFT had a piece from Raiderbeat.com about Crabtree Dissing the Raiders. It was briefly removed from the chat and has now been re-posted. Michael Crabtree, WR, Texas Tech“I’m not cocky at all, bigjayboogie! People talk, man, but I’m a cool

Posted in 2009 NFL Draft, NFL Draft Tagged with: , , , ,

Draft Week 2009: Things to Remember

So with draft week here finally, I just want to remind everyone of a few historical facts when it comes to the Raiders. 1. The Raiders have not drafted an Offensive Lineman in the first round since Robert Gallery in

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Draft Index Podcast 03/22/09

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Live from Alameda. Draft Special Sunday 4/27

I’m headed to Alameda for the draft next Saturday. I’ll have media credentials and I may have a chance to say a few words to Lane Kiffin as well. I know I’ll be able to sit in on some of

Posted in 2008 NFL Draft, NFL Draft Tagged with: ,

Twitter

  • @LeskiwSFBay Say they cut Woodley just b4 next season. He's not landing another job most likely. Leverage to reduce cap #.
    about 1 hour ago
  • @LeskiwSFBay That's why some players negotiate roster bonuses due at start of league year. Have time to shop services.
    about 1 hour ago
  • @LeskiwSFBay Don't have to decide before. Can reel in big fish before throwing him back.
    about 1 hour ago
  • @LeskiwSFBay People forget...elite talents rarely available in free agency unless rare circumstances. Suh is 1, but rare.
    about 1 hour ago
  • @LeskiwSFBay Plenty of money to reel in marquee player assuming they would come. Assuming can keep him for less, still need the bodies/depth
    about 1 hour ago