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Oakland Raiders: Year in Review

Three-hundred-and-sixty-three days have passed since the Raiders opened the 2011 season against the Denver Broncos on Monday Night Football, and at the time many believed the Raiders were finally back on track. Penalties were going to be a thing of

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Are the Oakland Raiders Rebuilding or Reloading?

With new management in Oakland comes many changes including personnel, schemes, philosophies and even media relations. By nature change tends to make people uneasy. It’s hard to get that comfortable feeling many fans are looking for this time of year

Posted in Offseason 2012 Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Best Case & Worst Case Scenarios For Each Raiders’ Draft Pick

The Raiders aren’t making much noise in free agency and will attempt to build through the draft. Missing are five of their original seven draft selections and in their place are five players that may contribute in 2012. A couple

Posted in 2012 NFL Draft, 2013 NFL Draft, NFL Draft, Offseason 2012 Tagged with: , , , , , , , , ,

Flight Risk: Raiders’ Free Agents Ready to Hit the Open Market

Free agency starts Monday and the Raiders are still hacking away at troublesome contracts to get under the salary cap. Once the Raiders are comfortably under the salary cap they will turn their attention to signing free agents. It wouldn’t be

Posted in 2012 Free Agency, Free Agency, Offseason 2012 Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

2011 Bold Predictions Revisited

Prediction 1: Matt Shaughnessy will have 10 sacks or more. Result: Shaughnessy played in three games registering 1 sack. There is no way of knowing is Shaughnessy would have made it to 10 sacks and the three games was too

Posted in Offseason 2012, Predictions, Regular Season 2011, Uncategorized Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Bye-Bye Bye Week

The Raiders are coming fresh off the bye week and it couldn’t have come at a better time. The Raiders are nursing a host of injuries and spent extra week getting Carson Palmer ready and advance scouting for the Chargers next Thursday. The

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The 12th Man: Time To Unite

Everyone knows the importance of fans, or the 12th man, but too often people jump ship in times of trouble. Last Sunday was the definition of trouble, and a time where the 12th man needed to step up. Even though Jason Campbell wasn’t

Posted in Regular Season 2011 Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,

Hue Jackson Bets the Farm

Huge action from Hue Jackson. Aaron Curry last week. Carson Palmer today. The Raiders gave up a lot for Palmer, but he’s a better quarterback than Jason  Campbell. The Raiders lost Campbell for a significant period of time and were

Posted in 2012 NFL Draft, 2013 NFL Draft, Regular Season 2011, Roster Moves Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,

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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Week 6 Preview: Browns @ Raiders

On Offense With all the discussion about last week’s emotional win in Houston it is easy to forget that statistically, last week was the Raiders worse offensive game. Last week, the Raiders finished with 278 offensive yards marking the first

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Twitter

  • Already done. RT @Josh_Hastings: Does he get to appeal or no?
    about 40 mins ago
  • @ferone10 Wrong. I'd put our talent roster up against any in the league.
    about 40 mins ago
  • Tamme, Caldwell and Latimer. Plenty of options. Julius Thomas could also see bigger role in passing game. No problem.
    about 41 mins ago
  • Good thing Bleacher Report doesn't test for caffeine.
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  • #Broncos will be fine. Transition away from Welker was already underway.
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