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Combine Report: Thursday

1. First Item I found came from Jerry McDonald. Here is the quote: One personnel expert’s assessment of LSU defensive tackle Glenn Dorsey as opposed to USC defensive tackle Sedrick Ellis: “Dorsey. Hands down. He’s a top four pick no

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Combine Report Coming to Raider Nation

Hello all, Well, I want to announce that I will be doing a daily combine report everyday of the combine starting Thursday with coverage any news about measurements of offensive lineman. I plan to keep a log in the exclusive

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Sedrick Ellis vs. Glenn Dorsey

I am thinking more and more about Sedrick Ellis. I am thinking he might be the perfect fit for our team. He is the perfect 3-technique DT. Sapp was our 3-technique. Dorsey may be an even better fit because he

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Sedrick Ellis

I’ve gotten a negative response from many people about saying we could get him at #8. Right now he is projected to us or to fall to #6 to NYJ. Before the Senior Bowl practices he was projected by many

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The Draft Conundrum

We lose the coin flip and McFadden is gone, Dorsey is gone, Chris Long is gone. Many of us like Ellis, but we could get him at 8. What is a team to do. The simple answer is trade down,

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Position Analysis: RB

This will be the first of my posts analyzing the possible 1st and 2nd round draft selections and our positional needs. Please note that other RBs could come into play in the second round that aren’t covered here. Before I

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Talent vs Need: The Great Debate

The debate has long been discussed. Need or Talent in the NFL draft? What pays off? What doesn’t? I will attempt to answer some of those questions here. I will judge how teams selected, and also give an impact ratio

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Twitter

  • Carr and Gabe after 2017 season. Probably Carr then Gabe. Mack has fifth option year. No reason for any struggle. https://t.co/wAcD4beHFt
    about 1 hour ago
  • After next season. https://t.co/jNymlv0YGz
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  • With Mack's deal the following year, it's a good idea. https://t.co/DipOg6hsZ9
    about 5 hours ago
  • It pushes the big deal up a year, but franchise quarterbacks never play on the tag and Carr will sign before the other guys push market up.
    about 5 hours ago
  • Starting to think the #Raiders not having the 5th year option on Derek Carr might not be the worst thing.
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