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Studs and Duds From Week 7

Studs Michael Bush While he was stone-walled at the goal line by Derrick Johnson three times he still managed to put up a very respectable game with 99 rushing yards on 17 carries. That’s a very healthy 5.8 yards per

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Week 7: Matchups To Watch

Matchups Hue Jackson vs. Romeo Crennel Regardless of who the Raiders quarterback is Hue Jackson is in a difficult spot. This game will feature the Raiders passing game at its lowest point of the season. Expect Crennel’s defense to key

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Week 7: Chiefs at Raiders Preview

For the first time in a long time, the focus of the NFL has been on the Oakland Raiders quarterback.  We just don’t know who that quarterback is going to be… Hue Jackson is dancing with the media; winking, hinting,

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Always interesting in Oakland

This year has been very interesting in Oakland. On October 8, Al Davis passed away. The entire sports world focused on the life and accomplishments of Al Davis and the Raiders. The next day the Raiders responded with a win on

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Carson City

Carson Palmer lined up his 15-foot putt on the eight hole. {BUZZ}{BUZZ}{BUZZ} Carson’s phone vibrates, he fishes it out of his pocket, reads the text. Carson drops his putter, runs his 5.6 second 40-yard dash to the golf cart and

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Raiders Exploring Quarterback Options

Jason Campbell is out for an extended period of time. At the earliest Campbell would be back in six weeks, but that’s massively optimistic and it is still likely that it’s a season ending injury. Kyle Boller now becomes the starter and Terrelle

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Life After Al: Who

The passing of Al Davis has the Raider Nation and the league wondering what will become of the team. Who will run the football operations? Mark Davis and Amy Trask already have a list of candidates to fill the football

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Costly Mistakes, Penalties & Defense Down Raiders

The Patriots coordinated and proven method of attack were too much for unorganized and mistake-prone Raiders on Sunday. The two teams did battle, but the well-coached Patriots had far more weapons in their arsenal and the rowdy Raiders put themselves into difficult

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Week 4 Preview: Pressure On Raiders Defense

It’s all about the defense this Sunday. The performance of the defense will either cement the Raiders as one of the elite teams in the NFL or it will push the Raiders back into mediocrity.   Richard Seymour vs Patriots

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Studs and Duds From Week 3

The Raiders victory over the Jets has the coach and the team riding high. Even the national media is catching on as the Raiders are now making the top 10 in the mostly ridiculous power rankings. Tom Brady comes to

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