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The RaidersBlog Podcast Episode 24

Christopher Hansen and Taylor Armosino discuss the Raiders 21-18 victory over Pittsburgh, the schedule moving forward and the suddenly very good Oakland defense. or other podcast clients: http://raidersblog.com/feed/podcast Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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Why You Should Expect the Oakland Raiders to Improve in 2013

Over at Grantland, the great Bill Barnwell wrote an interesting piece on the year-to-year ebb and flow of NFL teams, as it pertains to their records. The basis of his piece was examining whether 2nd half hot streaks carry over

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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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Mike Mitchell: The Line Between Fame and Failure

Mike Mitchell’s journey to the NFL has not exactly been the path of least resistance. The strong safety from Ohio University put up some impressive numbers in college including 212 total tackles, 7 interceptions, and 4 forced fumbles. However, like

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Why The Raiders Are The Most Versatile Team In The NFL

Training Camp. The time year when players have the chance to showcase their off-season hard work, coaches get the chance to put their visions into motion, and speculation begins flying around at an unprecedented rate. Some teams choose to stay

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Preseason Profile: Philip Wheeler, LB

Philip Wheeler #52 College: Georgia Tech Height: 6’1⅞” Weight: 248 lbs Arm Length: N/A” Hand Size: N/A”   40 Yard Dash: 4.76 3 Cone Drill: 7.11 20 Yard Shuttle: 4.29 Bench Press: 24 reps Vertical Jump: 31″ Broad Jump: 118″

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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

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Ranking the Oakland Raiders 2012 Offseason Hires

Al Davis carefully planned his estate so his son could retain full control of the team. It will be Mark Davis who leads the team into an era of Raiders football without his legendary father. Mark Davis waited three months before making

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