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Cable’s Last Stand

The looming question headed into the off season is if Tom Cable will be retained as head coach. Cable’s contract expires January 18 unless owner Al Davis picks up a one-year, $2.5 million-dollar option. That means Al Davis will have a couple

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Bye Bye Bust Label: Draft Picks Shining For The Raiders

People line up to declare the next Al Davis draft selection a bust because the Raiders are well known for draft blunders. These people point to a lack of football instincts in the players Al Davis drafts. They say things

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Raiders Buck Broncos, 59-14

Now the hard part; recovering from the win. The Raiders have had the uncanny ability to recover from losses, but a marked inability to recover from a win. Back-to-back wins would be a marker for this team. The concept is

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Raiders To Renew Mile-High Membership

Last season, the Raiders went into Denver and got a win on the back of JaMarcus Russell. Charlie Frye started the game and Russell came in when Frye was injured to lead the Raiders to victory. Michael Bush had 144

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Studs and Duds From Week 1

Duds Jason Campbell(+6/-7)Overall -1 Old habits may die hard for Campbell. The Titans found and used a tell in Campbell’s game. He tips pass plays by sinking and sliding away from center just before he snaps the ball. This was

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Injury Updates: Schilens, Bush & Campbell

Chaz Schilens will miss 3-6 weeks after undergoing surgery on his knee. He is more than likely out for the opener and likely will also miss the first few weeks of the season. His injury history is now pages long

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Post Game Wrap: Raiders Fall Late 28-24

We learned quite a bit about the 2010 Raiders in the third preseason game, often considered a regular season primer. Although the Raiders lost the final score, the score when the bulk of the starters exited the game was 21-17

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What To Watch: Sophomores

Every year and in every city the preseason is when the fans watch to see if they have the next impact rookie. This year’s top crop includes Rolando McClain, Lamarr Houston, Jared Veldheer, Jacoby Ford, Bruce Campbell and Walter McFadden.

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Jeremy Ware Signs Four-Year Deal

The Raiders have agreed to terms with seventh-round defensive back Jeremy Ware. Citing league sources, Aaron Wilson says the deal is $1.85 million over four years with a signing bonus slightly over $62,000. Wilson also had signing bonus figures for

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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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Twitter

  • How does this make Alex Smith and Justin Houston feel? Hmmm.
    about 9 hours ago
  • RT @MikeGarafolo: Jamaal Charles will get $18 million in new money as part of his 2-year extension with the Chiefs, source tells @FOXSports1
    about 9 hours ago
  • Shortest. holdout. Ever.
    about 9 hours ago
  • RT @AdamSchefter: Chiefs are giving RB Jamaal Charles a two-year extension that makes him 2nd-highest paid back in league and ties him to K…
    about 9 hours ago
  • Have to give a guy 3 years, people. Especially a guy that has played only 1/2 of a season. Not looking good, but still time.
    about 13 hours ago