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Raiders Need a Quarterback

Jason Campbell will be the starter going into the 2011 season. Given his inconsistency in 2010, the Raiders must hedge its bet and bring in a quarterback of the future. The backup quarterback is Kyle Boller and is no threat

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Player Workouts Are Worth The Risk

More than a few people have commented on player-organized workouts with, “just wait until a player blows out a knee.” Are player-organized workouts worth the risk of potential injury? At best the workouts are half-speed scrimmages with no contact. The

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Campbell & Seymour Organizing Workouts

Jason Campbell was interviewed on Sirius NFL radio this morning and among the things discussed was player organized workouts. Campbell, who in recent days posted numerous Twitter photos of his workouts with Darrius Heyward-Bey and Louis Murphy, told Sirius he is

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2011 First Round: Situation Unchanged

The Raiders came into the day without a first-round draft pick and finished the day without acquiring one. Not much has changed. The Raiders still have needs and the same number of picks to work with. The only thing that happened

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Better Than Nostradamus? Predictions Revisited

Revisiting 20 early predictions from last May. How did I do? I said then I was as steadfast as a politician making campaign promises. I only changed one before the season began (projected win total). Lets take a look. 1.

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Report: Al Davis Wants Campbell

Steve Corkan of the Contra Costa Times is reporting, according to several sources, that Al Davis has expressed his desire for Jason Campbell to remain the starting quarterback. This was one of the possible scenarios I presented this morning for

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Campbell vs. Gradkowski Debate Rages On

To start the season, few were doubting Jason Campbell’s status as the starting quarterback of the Oakland Raiders. Bruce Gradkowski had supporters, but even they thought it was Campbell’s job to lose. Fast forward six quarters of the season and

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Raiders Roast Seahawks, 33-3

92-17. That’s the Raiders combined score the last two weeks against the Broncos and Seahawks. The Raiders also have 500+ yards of offense in back-to-back victories. Darren McFadden continues his resurgence and had 135 total yards against the Seahawks. This actually

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Studs and Duds From Week 7

Hard to find a dud, but I did manage to find a couple. Studs were equally hard because of the multitude of good performances, so you can really make a case for several players. STUDS Chris Johnson He has taken

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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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Twitter

  • @Cianaf Not sure how much that matters these days, but doesn't hurt.
    about 2 hours ago
  • @Cianaf Some other candidates as well. Have you checked out Mack yet? Looks good.
    about 2 hours ago
  • @Cianaf I agree. Didn't see your second tweet until after I replied.
    about 2 hours ago
  • @Cianaf He'll need 6 I think. Still hard for DB, but big market helps.
    about 2 hours ago
  • @Cianaf He'll need more than that, but doesn't mean he isn't good.
    about 2 hours ago