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Jason Campbell & ESPN’s QBR

ESPN has devised a new system to replace the outdated Passer Rating system. Total Quarterback Rating system, or QBR, is somewhat easy to follow and more accurately reflects a quarterback’s skills. While there are some intricate formulas that only mathematicians

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Yahoo! Sports: Raiders File Grievance Against Russell

The Raiders have filed a grievance against JaMarcus Russell according to Jason Cole of Yahoo! Sports, who cited two unnamed sources. The Raiders apparently seek to recover $9.55 million of advances on salary the team gave Russell for the 2010,

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Offense Rebuild Incomplete

People will be talking about JaMarcus Russell for weeks to come. Who was responsible for him being so terrible? Who will give him a second chance? JaMarcus Russell is a “big” bust in every sense. He has struggled with weight

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Michael Bennett Signed, Takes Russell’s Spot

Veteran runningback Michael Bennett was signed today according to Scout.com's Adam Caplan. He looked quick and agile in minicamp and I guess the Raiders want an able bodied third runningback behind Darren McFadden and Michael Bush.

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JaMarcus Russell Officially Released

Raiders Senior Execute John Herrera has confirmed the release of JaMarcus Russell. Herrera said, "we wish him well." Fans that have hoped for Russell's departure can now celebrate. The team and fans can now heal from the wounds of seven

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20 Early Predictions

I’m about as steadfast in these predictions as a politician is in a campaign promise. Read. Laugh. Enjoy. 1. The quarterback depth chart will be Jason Campbell, Bruce Gradkowski, JaMarcus Russell barring injury. 2. The Raiders will win nine games

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Minicamp Day 2: Morning Session

Unfortunately, I’m not at the minicamp today. I’ve contacted Raiders PR man Mike Taylor and we should get it worked out soon enough. – From the reports I’ve seen, the Raiders passing game looks better than last year at this

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Minicamp Highlights

How about some one-liners?- JaMarcus Russell looked good, who knows what that means going forward.- Russell looked noticeably thinner than last season, not 300 pounds (Shame on NationalFootballPost.com for reporting it)- Richard Seymour is working on a long-term contract with

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Minicamp: Magic or Misery?

There is an elephant in the room and every other sports writer on the planet is going to want to talk about him.I will attempt to write an entire blog post without mentioning He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named. Minicamp can be the start of

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Raiders Want a Redo: Russell Will Compete

According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, Russell will be allowed to report to minicamp and compete for the job. If Al Davis is intent on keeping Russell, this is the way to do it. Cutting Russell right now would be a

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Twitter

  • RT @Dumonjic_Alen: Film Room: Chargers' Ladarius Green a simply explosive tight end http://t.co/Rja3dxIhba
    about 14 mins ago
  • *Engages Manziel Filter* Someone DM me if he becomes the starter.
    about 32 mins ago
  • @FO_ScottKacsmar Bingo. Only DPI should be a spot foul.
    about 1 hour ago
  • Yes. Having your actual eye spasm is worse. RT @htphelps: @ChrisHansenNFL Have you never had an eyelid spasm? It's debilitating.
    about 1 hour ago
  • RT @Jeff_Legwold: #Broncos will send WR Jordan Norwood for an MRI to check things out, but preliminary exams show possible ACL injury.
    about 1 hour ago