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53-Man Roster Takes Shape

Cuts Include: Sam Williams,Trent Edwards, Walter McFadden, Jeremy Ware, Kevin Brock, Mason Brodine, Jamie Cumbie, Chris Francis, Bani Gbadyu, Derrick Hill, Tommie Hill, Chad Jackson, Jeremy Leman, Eddie McGee, Glenn Pakulak, Alex Parsons, Louis Rankin, Manase Tonga, Roy Shuening, Shaun

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Posted in 2011 Preview, Preseason 2011

Walter McFadden, Lito Sheppard First Cuts

First news of cuts come in and my roster prediction already looks terrible. The Raiders parted ways with Walter McFadden. I should have gone with my gut and my belief he would be cut for months. Lito Sheppard looked good

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Posted in 2011 Preview, Predictions, Preseason 2011

Prediction Fiction: Who Will Make The 53?

It’s been a good run, even if it ends this year. No one has been better at predicting the 53-man roster for the past few years. My not-so-humble brag will ultimately make this prediction terrible, but I’ve got to make

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Posted in 2011 Preview, Predictions

Saints @ Raiders Preseason Preview: Forget 2009

It was 2009 the last time the Raiders played the Saints in the preseason. The New Orleans Saints were still the “Aints” and the Raiders were a team headed into the Tom Cable era without a true identity. That game-also

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Posted in 2011 Preview, Preseason 2011, Saints @ Raiders

Hue’s Bullies Are Meek In Loss

Hue Jackson has been beating a drum this offseason. He wants his team to bully opposing teams. It’s reminiscent of something Mike Singletary would say. Big talk from the coach doesn’t always translate to the team. On Saturday at Candlestick, the Raiders

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Posted in Battle of the Bay, Preseason 2011, Raiders @ 49ers, Studs & Duds

Highs, Lows & Blows From Thursday’s Game

Everyone likes to win, but this is preseason. It’s the first preseason game of a year which features very little practice time beforehand. It’s far too early to jump to conclusions about the season or any one player. It doesn’t

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Posted in 2011 Preview, Cardinals @ Raiders, Preseason 2011

Rivers vs. Rookies & Routt

Nnamdi Asomugha went down with a high ankle sprain injury against the Seahawks and when he returned last week against the Dolphins after three weeks of rest he clearly wasn’t himself. Now it appears his ankle is worse than previously

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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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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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Goethel and Ware Sign

The Raiders announced the signing of late-round picks Travis Goethel and Jeremy Ware. Remaining Unsigned Players:Rolando McClainLamarr HoustonJacoby FordStevie Brown

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