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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

2011 Oakland Raiders Preview: Football Sickness Edition

I discuss Pryor and breakdown the offense and defense for the 2011 season on the Football Sickness Podcast. Check it out.

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Posted in 2011 Preview

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

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

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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Posted in 2011 Free Agency, 2011 Preview

Hit the Reset Button on Player Expectations

It’s natural for fans to get excited about football players . The fan DNA is encoded to cheer and root for athletes we could only dream of being. It can be dangerous when fans get carried away and before we know it a rookie

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Posted in 2011 Preview

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

2011 Draft Review and Analysis

The Raiders completed day three of the 2011 NFL draft by selecting Chimdi Chekwa, Taiwan Jones, Denarius Moore, Richard Gordon and David Ausberry to add to the selections of Stefen Wisniewski, Demarcus Van Dyke and Joseph Barksdale yesterday. With the

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Posted in 2011 NFL Draft, NFL Draft

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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Twitter

  • @SkinnyDuzIt This is why I have been saying front 7 is issue, not just the DL.
    about 3 hours ago
  • @tyschalter Going to see a lot of 3 safety alignments this year. Reaction to rise of the tight end.
    about 3 hours ago
  • To have teams mathematically spaced in value so perfectly seems unlikely. RT @eamonfitzgerald: @ChrisHansenNFL why?
    about 4 hours ago
  • Yeep. RT @ThomasGower: @ChrisHansenNFL I regard them as fun approximations, not to be taken seriously in the real world.
    about 4 hours ago
  • Correction: NFL teams values are on a near perfect power curve. That seems strange. I'd assume more gaps in the values.
    about 4 hours ago